DJControl Instinct P8

Have fun mixing!

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Want to have fun mixing your favorite music? Now you can really live out your dream with the DJControl Instinct P8, an all-in-one controller that helps you take your first steps in the world of mixing and remixing. Ultra-comprehensive and simple to use, you’ll learn the essentials of mixing with our included DJUCED® 40° DJ software, which lets you work with and manipulate your favorite tracks. Let your creativity run wild!


Built-in audio

Master out on rear Headphones out on front


Per deck: 3 EQ +volume fader + preview select / Global: crossfader + headphones volume

4 pads x 4 modes

Loop, Fx, sample, hot-cue / Loop size rotary encoder (+Shift=Pitch)

3-band equalization

Treble, medium, bass (per deck)

Track controls

Jog wheel Play/Pause and Cue



DJControl Instinct P8 is perfect for beginner DJs. It provides an extremely intuitive approach, with a design that’s both sturdy and compact to make your very first mixes easy!



Small but powerful, you’ll enjoy tons of great features (jog wheels, sample pads, Loop/FX/Sample/Hot Cue modes…) with the DJControl Instinct P8. Discover the fundamentals of DJing and give your performance a boost.



8 ergonomic sample pads with multicolored lighting for a better understanding of the different functions, and exactly what you’re doing.

Mix At The Fingertip


Scratch as naturally as you would with a vinyl record using the high-performance jog wheels, which also control the pitch (the speed of your tracks) and let you navigate within tracks.


Integrated built-in audio interface

2 RCA outputs for the mix (for speakers)

1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo mini-jack output for headphone monitoring

Controls Per Deck

2 decks

2 jog wheels:

- Touch-sensitive jog wheels and SCRATCH mode

- The jog wheels are also used to control the pitch, i.e. the playback speed of your tracks

4 modes (Loop/Fx/Sample/Hot Cue) per deck

Separate modes per deck

Temporary Loop mode with the pads, and permanent Loop mode with the encoders

Even more functions with the SHIFT button

Dedicated SYNC, Cue, Play/Pause buttons

4 pads per deck with multicolored lighting (colors: red, blue, purple)

Controls On Mixer

3-band equalization with potentiometers (bass, mids, treble)

Per deck: 1 volume fader and 1 potentiometer to control the filter

1 crossfader


Full version of the DJUCED® 40° DJ software included Other compatible software (not included):

- Traktor mapping

- All DJ software open to MIDI mapping, including VirtualDJ, Cross DJ, Djay

Minimum system requirements:Computer with 2 GHz CPU or faster2 GB RAM or morePowered USB port100 MB available hard drive spaceCD-ROM/DVD-ROM driveInternet accessAmplified stereo speakers and headphonesOperating system: Microsoft Windows® 7 and higher (32-bit/64-bit); macOS® 10.8 and higher (32-bit/64-bit)

Minimum system requirements:
Computer with 2 GHz CPU or faster
2 GB RAM or more
Powered USB port
100 MB available hard drive space
Internet access
Amplified stereo speakers and headphones
Operating system: Microsoft Windows® 7 and higher (32-bit/64-bit); macOS® 10.8 and higher (32-bit/64-bit)
DJ Controller

Hercules DJControl Instinct P8


USB cable


Quick Start Guide


DJUCED® 40° Full version DJ software included