Hardware Manuals


Hercules - Inpulse 500

DECK CONTROLS





S SHIFT
Press this button down to access secondary actions as described in the SHIFT ACTION column


KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

23 PLAY
Play/Pause the track loaded to left/right deck
Play-stutter track. When pressed, track will resume playing from the previously stopped position
24 CUE
Sets current position as Temporary Cue point.
Preview track when paused while button is pressed
Jumps and stops to the Cue point when playing
Returns to the beginning of the track
25 LOOP IN
When not in loop, press to set current position as the beginning of a manual loop. Press and hold this button for more than 1 second to turn a 4 beats auto-loop on/off.
When in loop, press to enable/disable the Jogwheel Loop In Adjust mode and then use the Jogwheel to fine-adjust the Entry point of the loop.
Decrease the Parameter 1 (if available) of the current Pads mode.
26 LOOP OUT
When not in loop, press to set current position as the end of a manual loop.
When in loop, press to enable/disable the Jogwheel Loop Out Adjust mode and then use the Jogwheel to fine-adjust the Exit point of the loop.
Increase the Parameter 1 (if available) of the current Pads mode
27 LOOP
Turn to half/double the size of the loop. Push to turn the loop on/off.
If in Loop, turn to move the loop backwards/forward in time by 1 beat.
28 JOGWHEEL
Touch-sensitive jogwheel for scratching or bending (temporary speed up/down tempo) the track, depending on the Vinyl mode.
Fast seek (search) track forward/backwards
29 VINYL
Enable/disable Vinyl mode. When enabled, use the upper/top surface of the jogwheel to scratch and the outer to bend. When disabled, the entire surface (upper and outer) of the jogwheel will be used for bending.
30 SLIP
Enable/disable Slip mode on the Left/Right deck. When enabled (its led is turned on) several functions, such as scratching, loops and hotcues will be performed temporary and when finished (released), the track will resume from the position it would have been if the action was never triggered.
31 QUANTIZE
Enable/disable Quantize mode on the Left/Right deck. When enabled (its led is turned on) several functions, such as loop and hotcues will be snapped to the nearest beat (or other value based on the globalQuantize VirtualDJ setting)
32 DECK NB
The LED will indicate if the Deck is audible in Master
33 SYNC
Match BPM and Beat Phase with the opposite deck
Smooth pitch reset. When pressed track will gradually get its original tempo
34 BEAT ALIGN
These leds indicate the direction the jogwheel needs to be moved to, in order its beat-grid to match with the opposite deck. Leds will operate if:
- the BeatMatch Guide button [5] is turned on
- the Deck is not the Master-Deck (deck that is playing out live - on air)
- the deck is not playing
35 TEMPO LED
The LED indicates if the Track's tempo matches the value of the opposite Deck and will be offered if the BeatMatch Guide button [5] is turned on.
36 TEMPO
Adjust the tempo of the loaded track When in middle position (white led is turned on), the track plays at its original speed..
37 TEMPO ASSISTANT LEDs
When the BeatMatch Guide button [5] is enabled, a blinking LED indicates the direction the Tempo fader needs to be moved in order the track to get the same BPM as the one of the opposite Deck.
38 PAD MODES
Set the 8 Pads to one of the available 4 primary modes. See Pads page for further details.
Set the 8 Pads to one of the 4 secondary modes. See Pads page for further details.
39 PADS
These performance pads offer different functionality depending on the selected Pads mode See Pads page for further details.
These buttons offer different functionality depending on the selected Pads mode See Pads page for further details



Pads