Hardware Manuals


Hercules - Inpulse 500

MIXER & BROWSER CONTROLS





KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

1 CROSSFADER
When on far left position, only sound from the left deck will be heard from the Master Output. When at far right position, only the sound of the right deck will be heard from the Master Output. In all other positions, the audio signals from left/right decks will be blend.
2 CF CURVE
Select a mode (curve) for the Crossfader between Smooth, Scratch and Disabled.
3 VOLUME
Adjust the Volume of the Left/Right deck
4 PFL
Use these buttons to send the pre-fader audio signal of the Left/Right deck to the Headphones channel for pre-listening (connection at the front side).
5 BEATMATCH GUIDE
When enabled, several assistant leds on the Decks will guide you for a perfect beat-match
6 FILTER
Apply the selected Color FX to Left/Right deck. No ColorFX is applied (off) when the knob is at the center/middle position
7 COLOR FX1-FX4
Use these buttons to select and enable/disable a Color FX. When a Color FX is selected (led solid), press again to activate.
FX1 : High-Low Pass Filter
FX2 : Echo ColorFX
FX3 : Pitch Color FX
FX4 : Noise Color FX
8 EQ HIGH/MID/LOW
3-Band Equalizer. Use these knobs to cut/boost the frequencies of the Low(Bass) / Mid (Middle)/ High (Treble) Equalizer Band No adjustment is made when the knob is at the middle/center position
9 GAIN
Use these knobs to adjust the pre-fader output level of the Left/Right deck When the knob is at the middle/center position, the track will be at zero dB level (or any other value set in VirtualDJ Options)
10 LOAD
Load the selected track from the Browser to the Left/Right deck. Double/fast-press these buttons to clone the track from the opposite deck to the Left/Right deck.
Unload the deck
11 BROWSER
Scroll through the folders or tracks, depending on the focused Browser List.
Push to toggle focus between the Folders and Songs Lists. When focus is on the Folders List, push and hold dial down (for about 1 second) to open/close sub-folders.
The RGB led of this dial indicates the Key compatibility of the selected track based on the Deck that is currently playing.
Green : Full compatible
Blue : Semi-compatible
White : not compatible
Turn to set focus to Sideview and cycle through its views (Automix, Sidelist, Karaoke, Sampler and Shortcuts).
Push to toggle Browser focus between Sideview and Song list
12 ASSISTANT
Use this button to select the Recommendations folder and get online suggestions based on the currently playing track. Press again to select the previously working folder.
13 VU METERS
Indicate the pre-fader level of the Left/Right deck
14 * MASTER VOL
Adjust the level of the Master Output (connection at the rear panel).
15 * MASTER VU METERS
Indicate the overall output level on the Master Output of the device.
16 * MASTER PFL
Sends the audio signal from the Master Output to the Headphones channel. Hardware operation, not visible in GUI or controlled from VirtualDJ
17 * HEADPHONES MIX
Blends the signal from the Deck or Master PFL and the Master Output in Headphones.
18 * HEADPHONES VOL
Adjusts the level of the Headphones Output (connection at the front panel).
19 ** MIC VOL
Adjusts the level of the Microphone Input (connection at the rear panel).
20 ** MIC EQ
2-Band Equalizer. Adjust the High/Low frequencies of the Microphone Input signal (connection at the rear panel).
21 ** AUX VOL
Adjusts the level of the AUX Input (connection at the rear panel).
22 ** AUX FILTER
Apply a High/Low pass Filter to the AUX input.


Notes
* These buttons/knobs offer Hardware operations, but may reflect their movements and status on the VirtualDJ GUI (fake mode) and should not be assigned to any other function.
** These knobs offer Hardware operations and should not be assigned to any VDJ script action. They apply to the Microphone/AUX inputs of the device, before sent to Master or USB Audio Interface.
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