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The Hercules PC DJ Consoles are a series of USB DJ controllers for use with software such as Mixxx.
This page complements the general page about Hercules controllers in this wiki.
Drivers / Supportability
What is the state of Hercules device support for the different Hercules DJ Consoles?
On Windows/OSX, you can use any of Mk1, MP3 Control, Mk2, RMX, DJ Steel Control via MIDI.
These devices are remappable via the XML config files that correspond to their names.
LED support works with scripts.
Are Hercules devices USB-MIDI class compliant?
None of the Hercules devices from Mk1 to RMX are USB-MIDI class compliant, they require OS
MIDI drivers, which are available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS
X. Newer controllers from Hercules are USB MIDI class compliant though. See the tables on the DJ Hardware Guide
My Hercules Mk1/RMX doesn't work with Mixxx on Linux
Does the Joystick on the Mk1/Control MP3/Mk2 work in Mixxx?
The hercules joysticks are HID mice used to navigate library and playlists, they have been superseded by direction buttons on the RMX and DJ Steel controllers.
The joystick driver may mess with the MIDI driver.
Currently, there are multiple models supported in Mixxx:
Check the [[hardware_compatibility|hardware compatibility]] page, or the specific controller pages that you can access from [[hercules|Hercules wiki page on Mixxx]]
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