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Hercules unveils new DJ Console 4-Mx

Posted in Hercules by Shane McGlaun on October 1st, 2010

Hercules has unveiled a new tool for the pro DJs out there that is called the DJ Console 4-Mx. The thing is crammed full of features and has a surprisingly reasonable price considering it is pro level DJ hardware. The device has dual jog wheels that are 4.7-inches in diameter and three fourths of an inch tall.

The 4-Mk can be used in both 2-deck and 4-deck modes. When in 2-deck mode the console has 89 controls and when in 4-deck mode the console has 150 controls. The job wheels also have detection sensor that detect the weight of a hand.

Hercules offers cheap DJ controller

Posted in Hercules by Shane McGlaun on March 25th, 2010

When you say Hercules, I immediately think of Kevin Sorbo, long hair, and video game controllers. Hercules offers all sorts of gear and has announced a new DJ controller that won’t break the bank.

The controller is called the Hercules DJ Console Mk4. The device will ship in June for $199.99 and is very portable. It connects to Mac or PC machines with a USB cable and lets you mix digital and analog music.

Hercules unveils new slim speaker line

Posted in Hercules by Shane McGlaun on September 29th, 2009

herculesspeakersSpeakers are an important part of most computer systems. After all, if you don’t have speakers, you can’t hear anything when you watch movies or play games. Hercules has announced a new line of slim speakers that include the XPS 2.0 40 Slim and XPS 2.1 40 Slim Speakers.

Both sets of speakers are thin, look very attractive, and should go along well with all in one computers. The XPS 2.1 40 Slim speakers have two satellites and a subwoofer while the XPS 2.0 40 Slim lacks the subwoofer.

Hercules pulls up a chair at the netbook cafe

Posted in Hercules by Shane McGlaun on September 17th, 2009

herculesecafeThe netbook market is getting very crowded today with companies that don’t even make computers getting in on the segment. That means that many of netbooks out there are the same machine with different brand names. The latest non-computer maker to get into the netbook market is Hercules.

Hercules is a company more known for its line of gaming peripherals than anything else. The firm has announced its new eCafe EC-1000W netbook will ship in October for $399. The netbook has a cool design with a lid different from anything else on the market.

Hercules Mobile DJ MP3 Mixer

Posted in Hercules,MP3,music by Chetz on April 24th, 2007

Mobile DJ MP3Say you’re a DJ chillin’ out with your crew when the urge to start a rave overtakes you. While our attempt at rhyming may sound as implausible to you as the likelihood of a rave spontaneously occurring within your vicinity, Hercules’ new Mobile DJ MP3 lets you indulge in your fantasy and make it easy to mix your beats.

Visually this baby looks like it fell from the same molded white plastic future presented in “2001: A Space Odyssey” but its main asset is the unit’s lack of cords letting it be totally free from stationary decks and thus makes for easy travel from your place to wherever the party is getting started. The dual mixing deck lets you mix, loop, fade in, distort and insert special audio effects and then plug it in to a computer for later downloading as MP3 or WAV files …