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Hercules - P32 DJ

PADS




KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

P1 HOTCUE MODE
Press this button to assign the 16 Pads to Hotcues mode.
When in Hotcues mode, toggles the view in the Pads section of VirtualDJ GUI, between Pads 1 to 8 and Pads 9 to 16
P2 LOOP MODE
Press this button to assign the 16 Pads to Manual Loop & Roll mode.
When in Loop mode, toggles the view in the Pads section of VirtualDJ GUI, between Pads 1 to 8 and Pads 9 to 16
P3 SLICER MODE
Press this button to assign the 16 Pads to Slicer mode.
When in Slicer mode, toggles the view in the Pads section of VirtualDJ GUI, between Pads 1 to 8 and Pads 9 to 16
P4 SAMPLER MODE
Press this button to assign the 16 Pads to Sampler mode.
When in Sampler mode, toggles the view in the Pads section of VirtualDJ GUI, between Pads 1 to 8 and Pads 9 to 16




HOTCUE MODE


Press the HOTCUE mode button [P1] to set the Pads to Hotcue mode. The Hotcue Pads page will be also displayed on the GUI of VirtualDJ, reflecting the operation of the 8 top Pads. Hold SHIFT and then press the P1 button to toggle the view between Pads 1 to 8 and Pads 9 to 16


Hotcues Pads Page (Pads 1 to 8)

Hotcues Pads Page (Pads 9 to 16)


KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

1-16 PADS 1-16
Assigns current track's position to Hotcue 1 to 16 (if empty) or jumps to the stored position if Hotcue 1 to 16 is assigned.
Delete the assigned Hotcue 1 to 16




LOOP MODE


Press the LOOP mode button [P2] to set the 8 bottom Pads to Manual & Roll Loop mode. The Manual+Roll Pads page will be also displayed on the GUI of VirtualDJ, reflecting the operation of the 16 Pads. Hold SHIFT down and then press the P2 button to toggle the view between Pads 1 to 8 and Pads 9 to 16.


Manual+Roll Pads Page (Pads 1 to 8)

Manual+Roll Pads Page (Pads 9 to 16)


KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

1 LOOP IN
When not in Loop, sets current position as the beginning of a Manual Loop. When in Loop, jump to the beginning of the loop
Sets jogwheel to Loop In Adjust mode
2 LOOP OUT
When not in Loop, sets current position as the end point of a Manual Loop. When in Loop. exits the Loop
Sets jogwheel to Loop Out Adjust mode
3 LOOP
Enable/disable a Loop of the selected size in beats
Sets jogwheel to Loop Move Adjust mode
4 RELOOP
Enable/disable the last-triggered Loop
Smart Loop mode
5 HALF
Halves the size of the Loop
Loop Back mode
6 DOUBLE
Doubles the size of the Loop
Quantize Loop mode
7 MOVE -1bt
Moves the triggered Loop backwards by 1 beat
Moves the triggered Loop backwards by the size of the Loop
8 MOVE +1bt
Moves the triggered Loop forward by 1 beat
Moves the triggered Loop forward by the size of the Loop
9-16 PADS 9-16
Trigger a Loop Roll of a different size in beats (from 1/32 to 4 beats).
Trigger a Loop Roll of a different size in beats (from 1/32 to 2 beats).
P2+7 PARAM1
Adjust the 1st Parameter of the Manual Loop Pads page. Turn the LOOP rotary while the LOOP mode buttons is pressed, to half/double the size of the Loop




SLICER MODE


Press the SLICER mode button [P3] to set the 8 bottom Pads to Slicer mode. The Slicer+Hold Pads page will be also displayed on the GUI of VirtualDJ, reflecting the operation of the 16 Pads. Hold SHIFT and then press the P1 button to toggle the view between Pads 1 to 8 and Pads 9 to 16


Slicer+Hold Pads Page (Pads 1 to 8)

Slicer+Hold Pads Page (Pads 9 to 16)


KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

1-8 SLICE 1-8
Repeat a Slice (1 to 8). When Pad is released, the track will resume playing from the position it would have been if the Slice was never triggered. The size of the Slice and the part that will be repeated depends on the 2 Parameters
9-16 HOLD SLICE 1-8
Repeats the last triggered Slice (Hold mode) When Pad is released, the track will resume playing from the position it would have been if the Slice was never triggered. The size of the Slice and the part that will be repeated depends on the 2 Parameters
P3+7 PARAM1
Adjust the 1st Parameter of the Slicer Pads page. Turn the LOOP rotary while the SLICER mode button is pressed, to adjust the part of the Slice that will be repeated (Length)
P3+9 PARAM2
Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the Slicer Pads page. Turn the FILTER rotary while the SLICER mode buttons is pressed, to adjust the size of the Slice in beats (Step)




SAMPLER MODE


Press the SAMPLER mode button [P4] to set the 16 Pads to Sampler mode. The Sampler Pads page will be also displayed on the GUI of VirtualDJ, reflecting the operation of the 16 Pads. Hold SHIFT and then press the P1 button to toggle the view between Pads 1 to 8 and Pads 9 to 16


Sampler Pads Page (Pads 1 to 8)

Sampler Pads Page (Pads 9 to 16)


KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

1-16 PADS 1-16
Triggers Sample 1 to 16* from the selected Sampler Bank.
Stops the Sample 1 to 16 from the selected Sampler Bank (useful if the Unmute or the Stutter trigger mode is selected)
P4+7 PARAM1
Adjust the 1st Parameter of the Sampler Pads page. Turn the LOOP rotary while the SAMPLER mode button is pressed, to selected the next/previous available Sampler Bank
P4+9 PARAM2
Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the Sampler Pads page. Turn the FILTER rotary while the SAMPLER mode button is pressed, to select the next/previous trigger mode (On/Off, Hold, Stutter and Unmute)
P4+11 SAMPLER VOL
Adjust the Master Sampler output Volume
P4+12 SAMPL.REC
Record deck into a new Sample (will be stored in the Recordings Sampler Folder)


*Note: If the selected Sampler Bank has less than 17 samples, both sides of the Pads will trigger the same samples. If the selected Sampler Bank has more than 16 samples, the left side Pads will trigger Samples 1 to 16 and the right side Pads will trigger Samples 17 to 32.



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