Hardware Manuals


Hercules - Starlight

CONTROLS





M MASTER OUTPUT
Connect a pair of amplified speakers using a 1/8" cable or adapter
H HEADPHONES SOCKET
Connect your Headphones using a 1/8" cable or adapter
S SHIFT
Press this button down to access secondary actions as described in the SHIFT ACTION column


KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

1 PLAY
Play/Pause the track loaded to left/right deck
Play-stutter track. When pressed, track will resume playing from the previously stopped position
2 CUE
Sets current position as Temporary Cue point.
Preview track when paused while button is pressed
Jumps and stops to the Cue point when playing[
Returns to the beginning of the track
3 SYNC
Match BPM and Beat Phase with the opposite deck
Smooth pitch reset. When pressed track will gradually get its original tempo
4 TEMPO
Adjust the tempo of the loaded track When in middle position , the track plays at its original speed..
5 JOGWHEEL
Touch-sensitive jogwheel for scratching or bending (temporary speed up/down tempo) the track, depending on the Vinyl mode.
Fast seek (search) track forward/backwards
6 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 right side).
Control Headphones Mix. Use the left-side PFL button to toggle Headphones Mix between 100% and 0%. Use the right-side PFL button to toggle Headphones Mix between 50% and 0%.
When at 100% (left PFL led is turned on) only the Master Output signal will be heard in Headphones.
When at 0% (both PFL leds are turned off), only the Decks that have their PFL buttons will be heard in Headphones Channel
When at 50% (right PFL led is turned on) both signals from Master Output and monitored Decks will be blend in Headphones
7 PAD MODES
Set the 4 Pads to Hotcue or Loop mode. See Pads page for further details.
Set the 4 Pads to FX or Sampler mode. See Pads page for further details
8 PADS
These buttons offer different functionality depending on the selected Pads mode See Pads page for further details.
These buttons offer different functionality depending on the selected Pads mode See Pads page for further details
9 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.
10 BASS/FILTER
Use these knobs to cut/boost the frequencies of the Low/Bass Equalizer Band No adjustment is made when the knob is at the middle/center position

When in Filter mode, use these knobs to apply a High/Low Pass Filter to the Left/Right deck. No Filter is applied (off) when the knob is at the center/middle position
11 VOLUME
Adjust the Volume of the Left/Right deck
12 MASTER VOL
Use this knob to adjust the level of the Master Output (connection at the left-side panel).
13 HEADPHONES VOL
Use this knob to adjust the level of the Headphones Output (connection at the right-side panel).
14 BASS/FILTER MODE
Enable/disable Filter mode on both Left/Right Decks. When enabled, use the Bass/Filter knobs to apply Filter and when disabled to control Equalizer Low Band
15 VINYL
Enable/disable Vinyl mode on both Left/Right Decks. When enabled, use the upper/top surface of the jogwheel to scratch and the outer to bend. When disabled, the entire surface (upper and outer) of the jogwheel will be used for bending.




Pads