Monthly Archives: July 2011

Flex 1500 and the Hercules DJ Control MP3 E2

Hercules and Flex, sounds like something from a muscle magazine. However, Hercules can make your Flex Radio more flexible. Ok, what the heck am I talking about. Let’s start at the┬ábeginning. The Hercules DJ Control MP3 E2 is a midi controller that is a hardware controller used with DJ mixing software. The controller is used to allow the DJ to have hands-on control of the mixing software through the controller. The Hercules DJ control is small and compact, but offers to large jog wheels, 6 fixed rotary controllers, 2 endless rotary controllers, 3 sliders, and 36 pushbuttons. Normally these controls are mapped to a DJ music program. Since the Hercules DJ Control MP3 E2 is an USB Midi device, other software that accepts Midi input can be mapped to use the controller. This is just what Tobias DH1TW has done with the Hercules controller and PowerSDR. Tobias has developed a “bridge” program that when combined with PowerSDR allows you to use the Hercules DJ Control MP3 E2 to control the various functions of PowerSDR. You can also customize the controller to your own personal tastes bu mapping the controllers’ knobs,sliders, and jog wheels to PowerSDR functions. In the end …