Earlier this year we brought you a story about the newest DJ controller from Hercules called Air. Now the Hercules Air all-in-one DJ controller has finally showed it's face at the NAMM 2012 show in California. This new controller that uses thin air to create and trigger cue points and loops is definitely something different and innovative that some DJ's may have lots of fun with. Check out our NAMM 2012 Hercules Air rundown video inside.
The CES is in full swing right now and lots of new and exciting technologies are being announced on many different fronts. On the DJ and audio front, Hercules is announcing its entry into the world of wireless speaker systems. These wireless speaker systems will work with computers, smartphones, DJ setups, studios, and for any application where a portable or wireless speaker system would fit the bill. They are also designed to work outdoors as well. More information to follow shortly. Check the full press release inside.
Hercules has been known for their affordable Digital DJ Controllers and now they have a lineup of headphones to add to their range. They have three different choices of Over-the-ear Headphones ranging in size, price, and overall usage needs. They have the professional HDP DJ-PRO M1001 ($170) headphones (pictured) with a wide audio spectrum and precision sound. The HDP- DJ-Adv G501 ($130) headphones are slightly cheaper with less features, but will still fit the bill for most users. The HDP DJ M40.1 ($40) headphones are for the budget minded DJ's who still need performance. More information inside.
Hercules has done it again! They have just recently announced the newest addition to their Digital DJ Controller lineup called the Hercules DJ Control Air which allows the DJ to use their hands in "mid-air" to control different playback parameters such as effects. This very compact USB DJ controller gives DJ's Air control via a small sensor at the top center of the face of the controller and a total of eight touch-pads to trigger different cue points and loops. Check out more information on this $170 controller along with a quick demo video inside.
Hercules has recently announced their introduction into the DJ monitor speaker market with their new Hercules XPS 2.0 80 DJ Monitor. This new active (powered) monitor speaker system includes a set of two speakers each with four-inch woofers and silk-dome tweeters to satisfy your high, mid, and low output needs. The cabinets are made of wood while the speakers have RCA and 1/4-inch inputs along with a Headphone output. The Retail price will only be $170 so check them out while you can. Details and Press Release inside.
Hercules can do more than just make good DJ controllers...They are now offering their new Autumn/Winter Multimedia XPS Speaker Collection. They have something here for everyone including a Macbook mounted speaker bar, a 2.1 surround system, and slim system for those tight spaces and small desks. They are mainly for the computer, but there are lots computer DJ's and producers out there that could use a decent sound setup for a great price. Check inside for details and pricing.
The new Hercules DJ Console 4-MX 4-Track DJ Controller & Audio Interface is a nice compact DJ station for mobile and computer DJ's. It has an all-metal construction and is packed with features normally found on controllers with a much larger price tag. Check out our Full Video review of Hercules' premier Digital DJ Console, the 4-MX.
The Hercules DJ Controller company has sent me a brand new Hercules DJ Console 4-MX Digital DJ Controller for a full video review. I am working on the review right now and it will be released by Monday of next week. In the meantime, I am going to give you all a quick teaser video showing the unboxing and initial impressions of the 4-MX DJ Controller. With a great price and a good feature set, this controller has been generating a lot of interest from seasoned DJ's to beginners alike. Check inside for the short teaser video and tune in next week for the full video review.
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