Hardware Manuals


Hercules - DJControl Compact

SETUP


Drivers & Firmware


Windows: No driver is necessary to install for Windows computers. However a driver is available at
https://support.hercules.com/en/product/djcontrolcompact

Mac OS X: No driver is necessary to install for Mac OS X computers. However a driver is available at
https://support.hercules.com/en/product/djcontrolcompact

Firmware: (for both Windows & Mac) No firmware update is available at the time this manual was written, but it is advised to check for any updates at Hercules Support Center https://support.hercules.com/en/product/djcontrolcompact

VirtualDJ 2018 Setup


Download and install VirtualDJ 2018 from https://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)

Once VirtualDJ 20188 is launched, a Connect Window will appear to choose one of the available ways to login.

A Pro Infinity, a Pro Subscription or a PLUS License is required to use the Hercules DJControl Compact. Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.
https://www.virtualdj.com/buy/index.html



A detection window will appear next verifying the proper connection.

Click to OK



The unit is now ready to operate.


MIDI Operation.


The unit should be visible in the CONTROLLERS tab of Config and the “factory default” available/selected from the Mappings drop-down list. The factory default Mapping offers the functions described in this Manual, however those can be adjusted to your needs via VDJ Script actions.

Find more details at https://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VDJscript.html




AUDIO Setup


This unit does not feature a sound interface. A separate sound interface will have to be used. Please refer to the manual of your sound interface or at VirtualDJ 2018 Manual for possible audio configurations https://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj/settings/audiosetup.html


For further software settings please refer to the User Guide of VirtualDJ 2018.
https://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj/index.html
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