Hercules DJControl Inpulse 500 DJ Controller

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Quick overview

The Hercules DJControl Inpulse 500 is a new 2-channel DJ controller that enables you to achieve professional sounding mixes, advanced DJ skills and much more!

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The Hercules DJControl Inpulse 500 is a new 2-channel DJ controller that enables you to achieve professional sounding mixes, advanced DJ skills and much more!

Inpulse 500 is designed to work with Serato DJ Lite and DJUCED software (both included for free) to help you get started with your DJ journey; perfect your skills as you get ready to perform on the main stage! Inpulse 500's sturdy metal backing plate design and top-flight features are usually only found on more expensive professional controllers. The standout features include two large CDJ-style jog wheels with scratching capability, a dedicated Filter/FX area for full control over Serato's and DJUCED's Fx section, 16 backlit RGB pads with integrated light guides and a quality hardware mixer with 3-band eq, level meters and audio connections for complete control of your sound.

You can even hook up the Hercules DJ Control Inpulse 500 with leading music streaming services enabling you to browse millions of songs — these include TIDAL and SoundCloud GO+ in Serato DJ Lite software, and Beatport LINK, Beatsource LINK and Qobuz in the DJUCED software.

Hercules DJControl Inpulse 500


The Filter/FX area enables you to customize your performance with the innovative effects available in Serato DJ and DJUCED software. You can even blend in the filter on an effect in DJUCED!


Input hardware mixer: the “AUX filter” rotary control allows you add a filter effect onto an external audio source, like a smartphone device or media player — independently of the DJ software!


DJControl Inpulse 500 is 3.1 inches / 8 cm high with its feet extended. Elevate the unit: run your cables underneath, and safeguard the controller from liquid spillages. The bottom of the unit is backlit when the feet are extended (i.e. folded out).


Powered via USB, Hercules DJControl Inpulse 500 has the master outputs you need to connect your active monitor speakers (2 x 1/4” / 6.35 mm jack + 2 x RCA), plus you have the option of two headphone connectors (1/8” / 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack + 1/4” / 6.35 mm stereo jack).


It’s easy to manually blend one song into another with the useful BEATMATCH GUIDE light guides, which are supported by both DJUCED and Serato DJ Lite software.


Connect your mic to the high-grade balanced input, and use the High-end Frequency EQ knob and Low-end EQ knob to enhance your voice so that you can be heard clearly wherever you’re performing.


The Intelligent Music Assistant (IMA) in DJUCED software suggests suitable forthcoming tracks to be used from your music collection, in addition to Beatport LINK and Beatsource LINK as well. Activate the assistant to launch Autoplay in Serato DJ Lite.


Effortlessly alter the amplitude of the crossfader according to your musical taste. Apply the curve switch to adjust the crossfader curve directly on the Inpulse 500 (mix, scratch or off)!

  • 16 backlit RGB pads with 8 modes (Hot Cue, Loop, Slicer)
  • Large jog wheels: 5.5” / 14 cm in diameter
  • Play/Pause, Cue, Shift, Sync, jog wheels with touch detection
  • Vinyl, Slip, Quantize, Loop In/Loop Out buttons
  • 3 EQ knobs and 1 gain knob per deck; filter/effects rack with 4 effects buttons and 2 filter knobs in the center
  • Innovative options to take your mixing to the next level
  • Great effects and filters for original DJ sets
  • Intelligent Music Assistant suggests the best upcoming tracks
  • Beatmatch guides for easier mixing
  • Hardware filter on external audio sources
  • Lets you mix using external sources, without software
  • Designed with retractable/extendable feet, to lift upthe controller


  • Built-in audio interface
  • Built-in Velvet Sound DSP from AKM: processing audio inputs and outputs
  • - Master output (speakers): 2 x 1/4” / 6.35 mm jack + 2 x RCA
  • - Headphones output: 1/8” / 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack + 1/4” / 6.35 mm stereo jack
  • - Auxiliary input: 2 x RCA + 1/8” / 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack
  • - Microphone input: balanced 1/4” / 6.35 mm jack
  • Audio resolution: 44.1 kHz / 24-bit

Controls Per Deck

  • - Play, Cue, Shift, Sync
  • - 2 x 8 soft pads with RGB backlighting
  • - 8 pads x 8 modes (hot cue, loop, slicer ….)
  • - jog wheels with touch detection (diameter of jog wheels: 5.5” )
  • - Loop: In / Out + loop encoder
  • - Modes: Vinyl, (+ Slip and Quantize in DJUCED and in Serato DJ Pro)
  • - Beatmatch guide

Controls On Mixer

  • - 1 crossfader with curve adjustment
  • - Master volume knob, headphones volume knob and Cue/Mix knob
  • - Microphone volume knob with High EQ knob and Low EQ knob
  • - Auxiliary volume knob and filter knob
  • - 2 VU-meters + Master VU meter
  • - Filter/effects rack with 4 effects buttons and 2 filter knobs

Per deck :

  • - 1 filter knob
  • - 3 EQ knobs
  • - 1 gain knob
  • - 1 volume fader
  • - 1 VU meter

Music library controls: Rotary encoder + 2 Load buttons + Assistant button

Beatmatch Guide

  • Tempo guide: light guide next to each tempo fader
  • Beat Align guide: light guide below each jog wheel

IMA (Intelligent Music Assistant)

– The Assistant in DJUCED suggests suitable tracks to be played from your music library, and in Beatport LINK and Beatsource LINK as well. Switch on the Assistant to launch Autoplay in Serato DJ Lite.

– The Energy feature in DJUCED helps you pick songs according to the energy level for your party

What's In The Box

  • 1x DJControl Inpulse 500 Body: 21.3 x 11.7 x 2.8” / 54.2 x 29.6 x 7 cm Weight: 7 lb / 3.2 kg
  • 1x Braided USB cable
  • Quick start guide with warranty information
  • Serato® DJ Lite and DJUCED® licenses
Recommended Computer Spec Required
  • Microsoft Windows® 8.1 or higher (64-bit)
  • Windows® 10 (64-bit) recommended (DJUCED®)
  • Microsoft Windows® 10 (64-bit) (Serato® DJ)
  • macOS® 10.13 or higher / Recent macOS® recommended
  • Computer: 1.07GHz Core i3 & higher
  • 4 GB RAM
  • USB 2.0 or 3.0 port
  • 1 GB available hard disk space (DJUCED®)
  • 5 GB available hard disk space (Serato® DJ)
  • Internet access needed
  • 1366 x 768 display (DJUCED®)
  • 1280 x 720 display (Serato® DJ

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