DJ Control Instinct S Series

Instinctive, compact and lightweight

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Want to be able to mix your favorite tracks in just a few minutes? Free your DJing instinct and get behind the decks: before you know it, you’ll be the star of the party! Learn the essentials of mixing in no time at all with the DJControl Instinct S Series. Its full range of features lets you start mixing immediately: the audio outputs, touch-sensitive jog wheels and included, extremely intuitive DJUCED™ 18° software will help you achieve all of your DJing goals, and guide you step by step.

Pitch controls

Sync key Rotary button to set speed Pitch bend -/+: set temporary speed


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

Built-in audio

Master out on rear + Headphones out on front

4 keys x 4 modes

(Loop, Fx, sample, hot-cue)

Track controls

Jog wheel Play/Pause and Cue



A truly compact controller, the DJControl Instinct S Series appeals thanks to its perfectly-adapted, comfortable handling, specially designed for users looking to get started in the world of DJing.



Scratch your tracks without any latency thanks to the touch-sensitive jog wheelsand perfect your sound using samples, effects buttons, loops and Hot Cue mode.



A refined design with a premium look featuring eye-catching decks, a brushed-finish mixer and quality materials.



The blue backlighting displays the status of the different controls, making it easier to use the controller and understand everything you’re doing.


Integrated built-in audio interface

Mix: 2 RCA outputs + 1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo mini-jack output for active speakers

Monitoring: 1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo mini-jack output for headphones

Controls Per Deck

2 decks

2 jog wheels:

- Touch-sensitive jog wheels and SCRATCH mode

- The jog wheels also control the pitch bend function and navigation within tracks

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

Separate modes per deck

Enjoy even more functions with the SHIFT button

Dedicated SYNC, Cue, Play/Pause buttons

Controls On Mixer

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

1 volume fader per deck

1 crossfader


Minimum system requirements:

Computer with 2 GHz CPU or faster

1 GB RAM or more

Powered USB port

100 MB available hard drive space


Internet access

Amplified stereo speakers and headphones

Operating system (32-bit/64-bit): Microsoft Windows® Vista/7/8/8.1/10; macOS® 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10 on Mac Core Duo



MIDI for controls

Core Audio for audio playback


MIDI for controls

WDM and ASIO for audio playback

Sample rate: 16-bit/44.1 kHz (stereo)

DJ Controller

Hercules DJControl Instinct S Series


USB cable


Quick Start Guide


Full version of the DJUCED™ 18° DJ software included

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