The Hercules DJControl Instinct has received an upgrade with more features and performance pads.
Hercules is one of our favorite entry level DJ controller manufacturers and they have just improved one of their best sellers. The new DJControl Instinct P8 is a work horse all-in-one two deck controller and more or less a fully tricked out version of its best-selling DJControl Instinct.
“The cornerstone of successful performance of the DJControl Instinct remains unchanged, but thanks to our many years of expertise and feedback, the controller now returns with even more features and a set of performance pads for the DJControl Instinct 8,” - Olivier Martel, Hercules Product Development Manager
The DJControl Instinct P8 has the same functionality as its predecessor. Featuring an ultra-instinctive approach, combined with a compact and robust design, this all-in-one controller has built-in audio and essential mix and remix features. The DJControl Instinct P8 is simple and user friendly, only needing a computer (PC or Mac®) with a USB port to connect the controller, a set of speakers, headphones and music files for beginner DJs.
From Mix to Performance
The DJControl Instinct P8 newest feature is remixing. DJs are able to boost their mix and performance. with the 8 multicolored pads and latest version of DJUCED™ 40° professional DJ software. Combined with DJUCED 40°’s multilayer sampler, its 8 ergonomic and responsive pads enable DJs to produce highly creative remixes, while also delivering precise performance and high-quality feel. DJUCED 40°'s intelligence allows DJs to keep the rhythm and the structure of tracks intact. DJUCED’s partnership with Loopmasters® provides comprehensive and scalable content, via built-in sample packs.
The DJControl Instinct P8 is comprised of a wealth of functionalities and features to ensure a comprehensive and comfortable mix. The many new features include: Effects controls and adjustments; dedicated Sync, Cue and Play/Pause buttons; separate modes on each deck; temporary Loop mode using the pads, or permanent Loop mode using the encoder; 3-band EQ; extended functions via the Shift button; detachable USB cable and more. The DJControl Instinct P8 includes a built-in sound card with a dual stereo RCA output for mixing and a stereo 3.5 mm mini-jack output for previewing. With its USB MIDI/Audio compatibility, the DJControl Instinct P8 is also compatible with most available DJ software.
The Hercules DJControl Instinct P8 will be available September 2016 at a suggested retail price of $129.99 / €119.99.
For more information on DJControl Instinct P8, check out the Hercules web site HERE
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