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Hercules Mobile DJ MP3


Mobile Dj Mp3

Review of the Hercules Mobile DJ MP3

When the box of the Hercules Mobile DJ MP3 arrived at my desk, I was instantly curious about this new gear. I opened the box and found the following things: a wireless DJ controller, DJ software, a wireless headphone, and a dongle for wireless connections between a PC/Laptop and the Wireless DJ controller.

The wireless DJ controller looked like the futuristic gadgets portrayed in the movies of early 70s. The rounded corners and smooth edges let it fit comfortably in my hand. As I held it, I felt that it would be strong enough to endure a raucous house party. Time to give it a try.

Getting Started

The DJ software is only supported by Windows operating systems. My operating system is Windows Vista, so I had no problem installing the bundled software - the Hercules Mobile DJ Preview Edition. After installation, the software prompted me to import songs from my iTunes library or from other folders manually. I chose to import from iTunes library. The software loaded its own library with all the songs. The software was easy to use, as it was designed to be identical to the physical controller. It also has a few powerful features absent in the controller. For example, it lets you record your mixing in real time in .wav format.

Well, my curiosity was rising and could not wait to connect the dongle and establish the wireless connection.



How to Be a DJ in Your Own Home

I took the Mobile DJ controller about 35 feet away from my laptop and it had perfect reception. I went further away, about 15 feet more. It still worked; I could control and manipulate song mixing, and the audio was playing uninterrupted. However, as I went about 15 feet further away, I could no longer manipulate songs, but the songs were still playing uninterrupted.

I was not familiar with the DJ mixer, but it only took me a couple of minutes to understand the function of the controls. Surprisingly, I found myself to be a good DJ thanks to the jog wheels, pitch controls, volume slider, cross-fader and cue buttons and their perfect placement on the controller. However, the satisfaction of my innate DJ mixing ability soon disappeared as I tried the Automix feature of the Mobile DJ MP3. I selected and cued a couple of songs and pressed the Automix button. The Automix did the intuitive mixing of the songs with a much better DJ-ing quality than I did.
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