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Hercules - Universal DJ

INSTALLATION


Drivers


(Windows & Mac)
Download and install the latest drivers of the unit from Hercules Support Center following the provided instructions.
https://support.hercules.com/product/universaldj


Hercules Control Panel


If the drivers are properly installed the Hercules Control panel will be available at the system tray.


VirtualDJ 8 Setup


Download and install VirtualDJ 8 from http://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)

Once VirtualDJ 8 is launched, a Login Window will appear. Login with your virtualdj.com account credentials.

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



A detection window will appear next verifying the proper connection.
Click on the “Use Soundcard” to allow VirtualDJ to auto-create the pre-defined audio configuration.

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
http://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VDJ8script.html




Audio Setup


The unit has a pre-defined Audio configuration and a special button in the AUDIO tab of Config to provide that.

Alternative Audio setups can be applied in the same window (see Audio Setups).





For further software settings please refer to the User Guide of VirtualDJ 8.
http://www.virtualdj.com/manuals/virtualdj8/index.html

Controls