Hercules DJControl Jogvision

Whether you’re just getting started DJing or you’ve already refined your skills, you can let your creativity run wild. Enjoy excellent precision and comfort to create your mixes using the circular displays on the jog wheels to guide your movements and perfect your scratches, and have fun with the amazing contactless AIR Control sensor. Your adventure starts right here and now. It’s your turn!

Compatibility

This controller is a class compliant USB MIDI and audio device, so it can be used without any special drivers on GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. For Windows, please install the latest driver package available from the manufacturer’s product page.

Sound card setup

This controller has built-in 4 channel output sound card, with:

Channel

Port

Master Output

RCA and 3.5mm jack

Booth Output

RCA and 3.5mm jack

Headphone Output

6.35mm and 3.5mm jack

Microphone Input

6.35mm jack

Auxiliary Input

3.5mm jack

  • Open Preferences ‣ Sound Hardware

  • Select the Output tab

  • From the Master drop-down menu, select the audio interface, then Channels 1-2

  • From the Headphones drop-down menu, select the audio interface, then Channels 3-4

  • Click Apply to save the changes.

Please refer to the user manual for more details about the audio configuration in Mixxx.

Note

The MASTER and HEADPHONE knobs, as well as the MASTER button are hardware controls and interact directly with the integrated sound card’s output.

Mapping configuration

Edit the Hercules_DJControl_Jogvision-scripts.js, and change the CFG.(user|fine) variables to fit your needs:

Hint

This controller mapping can be customized by editing the corresponding Javascript file and editing the configuration options at the top of the file.

All controls act as labeled, but there are some additional functionalities that have been added:

Control

Description

MODE + LOOP ON

Set a loop_in mark (with currently defined loop_size), activate it, and enable slip mode

MODE + LOOP X½ / LOOP X2

Do a beatjump backward/forward

MODE + LOOP SIZE knob

Decrease/Increase pitch (only key, not tempo!)

MODE + Jog Wheel plate (playing)

Scratch with „Slip“ on (deactivate „Slip“ when plate is released)

MODE + Jog Wheel plate (stopped)

Move song position backward/forward faster

MODE + BROWSER knob turn

Move library’s selected position multiple elements forward/backward

MODE + LOAD buttons

Toggle „quantize“ for deck where MODE button is pressed

SHIFT + LOAD buttons

Eject track from deck where SHIFT key is pressed

SHIFT + BROWSER knob press

Activate (double-click) currently selected item in browser

SHIFT + LOOP SIZE knob

Move existing loop forward/backward

SHIFT + Jog Wheel touch

Do a backspin

SHIFT + MULTI FX

Set beatgrid to current position

SHIFT + AIR CONTROL Filter

Do the reverse than standard, that is, high-pass filter