The Hercules DJControl Inpulse 200 is a class-compliant USB controller.
It can work without driver installation on both macOS and Windows operating system, by plugging the USB connector into your computer.
Anyway, Windows needs the drivers in order to use DJControl Inpulse 200 in ASIO mode, which reduces the latency in relation to WASAPI mode, and is generally more stable.
The drivers also let you test your DJControl Inpulse 200 and verify the firmware version in both Windows and macOS.
Important notice: FIRMWARE UPDATE REQUIRED FOR PAD FX FUNCTIONALITY
Please visit: https://support.hercules.com/product/djcontrolinpulse200/
Download the driver pack for your computer’s operating system.
– For macOS: HDJCSeries Mac
– For Windows: HDJCSeries PC
You can follow this guide to Update your Inpulse 200 Firmware to version v1.72 or superior: https://www.djuced.com/change-your-pad-fx-on-hercules-djcontrol-inpulse-firmware-update-guide/
The Hercules DJControl Inpulse 200 requires DJUCED version 5.0.5 or superior to work.
Please install the latest DJUCED version available for the best results: https://www.djuced.com/downloaddjuced
Audio Setup is automatic when you select the Inpulse 200 sound card as an audio device.
By default, the Inpulse 200 sound card is set up like this :
The easier way to reset to these settings is to use the « Reset Audio Settings » button with the Diagnostic Tools: https://www.djuced.com/kb/how-to-reset-audio-settings-to-default/
The Hercules DJControl Inpulse 200 midi setup with DJUCED is automatic.
DJUCED will auto-detect the controller when the USB is connected to the computer and map the controller.
For the best MIDI performance, please don’t boot your computer with the controller plugged-in.
We recommend this behavior:
1- Start your computer
2- Connect your DJ controller USB to the computer and wait for initialisation
3- Start DJUCED
(requires DJUCED 5.1.3 and superior)
Press the MODE 1 button to set the Pads in Hot Cue mode. The Hot Cue mode is the default pads mode.
DJUCED interface will display the Hot Cue pads.
Press the MODE 2 button to set the Pads in Loop Roll mode.
DJUCED interface will display the Loop Roll pads.
Press the Shift + MODE 1 button to set Pads to MODE 3: PadFX (led is blinking)
PadFX mode allows you to control the classic effects from the DJUCED FX Racks.
Press the Shift + MODE 2 button to set the Pads to MODE 4: Sampler. (led is blinking)
DJUCED multilayer sampler extends the creativity.
Use one shot samples or perfect synchronized loops to overlay and personalize your mix.
DJUCED proposes 4 samplers per deck, with maximum 4 layers each.
The Inpulse 200 allows you to control 4 samples in the Multilayer Sampler of DJUCED.Multilayer Sampler is a powerful feature, please follow this guide to master them: https://www.djuced.com/guide-to-use-djuced-multilayer-samplers/
(requires DJUCED 5.1.3 or superior)