Hercules DJ Control Steel
Hercules announces the availability of the new Hercules DJ Control Steel for Mac and PC.
This digital audio console designed for Professional DJ's follows on the heels of the Hercules DJ Console Rmx. The mixer retails for SRP $299.99 and will be available starting December 22, 2008.
The DJ Control Steel is a new controller specifically created for professional DJs who already have an audio interface, but need a reliable advanced digital mixer that offers a multitude of functions. This two-tone black and silver surfaced controller features a removable, customizable steel center plate, solid metal casing for perfect portability and solid, sensitive controls with plenty of space for precise mixing. The DJ Control Steel offers MIDI control capability, however it is bundled with Virtual DJ 5 for PC and Mac.
- * 2 Mixing decks
* Equalizer & volume knobs
* 2 Ultra-precise jog wheels with adjustable resistance
* 13 Rotary switches
* 46 Push buttons including 5 effect buttons & 6 kill buttons
* 6 Faders including 1 general volume fader
Specialized DJing Audio Features Include
- + Removable, customizable steel center plate
+ Black and Silver surface design
+ Carrying Case
+ Powered by computer's USB port
+ MIDI controls
+ Includes VirtualDJ® 5 DJC Edition software for PC and Mac®, featuring a new skin dedicated to the DJ Control Steel, designed by Atomix Productions
- + Compatible with all DJing software programs using MIDI instructions
+ Runs on PC (Windows® XP and Vista 32 and 64-bit versions) and on Mac® (Mac OS 10.4 and 10.5)
+ For use with all digital music formats: MP3, AIFF, WAV, WMA, OGG, Audio CD formats and iTunes® Library. iTunes playlists are now directly accessible in VDJ 5 DJC edition.
The Hercules DJ Control Steel will be on display at the NAMM show in Anaheim CA January 15-19, 2009 at the Kaysound/Hercules booth # 6809.
For more information, visit their web site at www.hercules.com.
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