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Hercules DJ Control Air

85points

Vestax VCI-400DJ

Hercules DJ Control Air
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Hercules DJ Control Air vs Vestax VCI-400DJ

Hercules DJ Control Air
Vestax VCI-400DJ
Hercules DJ Control Air
Vestax VCI-400DJ

Why is Hercules DJ Control Air better than Vestax VCI-400DJ?

  • 3.1kg lighter
    1.4kgvs4500g
  • 100mm shorter
    220mmvs320mm
  • 30mm thinner
    30mmvs60mm
  • 110mm narrower
    350mmvs460mm

Why is Vestax VCI-400DJ better than Hercules DJ Control Air?

  • 7 more buttons
    45vs38
  • 2 more faders
    7vs5
  • Has a frequency filter
  • Has Serato DJ software
  • 21 more knobs
    27vs6
  • 5 more encoders
    5vs0
  • 16 more pads
    24vs8
  • 2 more microphone input ports
    2vs0

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Design

1.weight

1.4kg

4.5kg

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2.height

220mm

320mm

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3.Has backlit LED buttons
Hercules DJ Control Air
Vestax VCI-400DJ

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.

4.thickness

30mm

60mm

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10mm

5.width

350mm

460mm

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Controls & Buttons

1.number of buttons

38

45

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

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2.number of faders

5

7

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.

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3.number of knobs

6

27

More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device, eg. volume, effects, EQs etc. Types of knobs may differ: endless type or step type.

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4.encoders

0

5

A type of knob that has a push button functionality built in. Encoders are for browsing and selecting your digital sound files or turning on a function that makes use of a control's rotation such as sound effects or tempo/tap tempo selection.

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5.drum pads

8

24

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.

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Features

1.Is compatible with Windows
Hercules DJ Control Air
Vestax VCI-400DJ

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

2.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Hercules DJ Control Air
Vestax VCI-400DJ

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

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Miscellaneous

1.has a frequency filter
Hercules DJ Control Air
Vestax VCI-400DJ

The device has a filter knob (hi-lo pass) for each channel. Filters are used to manipulate sound and control which frequencies are lost and which are retained.

2.has Serato DJ software
Hercules DJ Control Air
Vestax VCI-400DJ

The bundle includes Serato DJ software ready to install. Usually this is a basic version of the software.

3.RCA connector output ports

0

0

Is a type of electrical connector (phono) commonly found on audio equipment. It is used to carry audio signals and facilitate connection between various sources in audio systems.

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4.Does not require power adapter
Hercules DJ Control Air
Vestax VCI-400DJ

Devices that do not need a power adapter can operate with a standard USB cable connected to your computer.

5.outputs

2

3

Is the total amount of outputs that the device has. More output ports allow users to connect more output devices such as power amplifier, submixer, recorders or powered loudspeakers.

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6.Adjustable jog wheel sensitivity
Hercules DJ Control Air
Vestax VCI-400DJ

Sensitivity could be set by users in order to have a more responsive jog wheel.

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