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Hercules DJ Contol Starlight DJ Controller w/Serato

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DJC STARLIGHT

Your Price: $109.00 CDN

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The perfect DJ controller to get started DJing with Serato


Ultra-compact, ultra-light, ultra-practical and ultra-unique with its lights, the DJControl Starlight packs all the features needed to mix and scratch with Serato DJ Lite. With its built-in audio interface, the DJControl Starlight offers pre-listening in the headphones so you can then play your mix on speakers, which is perfect for learning or creating new mixes. The system is so comprehensive for its size that it boasts all the essential features such as bass equalization/filter knobs for smooth transitions or touch-sensitive jog wheels for easy scratching. The added bonus: the bright and powerful RGB backlighting with unique strobe effects to make it easier to learn how to mix.

  • Serato DJ Lite included

  • Mix anywhere with this full-featured, mobile DJ controller

  • Monitor your mix on headphones and play it through speakers thanks to the built-in DJ audio interface

  • Control playback and scratch easily with the touch-detecting jog wheels

  • Bass EQ/filter rotary knobs for smooth transitions

  • Add colours to your mix with clear, strong RGB strobe effect backlighting underneath the base

In the Box

- DJControl Starlight
- USB cable
- Quick start guide
- Serato DJ Lite

Specifications

AUDIO
• Built-in audio interface
• Master out for speakers: 1/8" stereo (3.5 mm)
• Headphones out: 1/8" stereo (3.5 mm)
• Audio resolution: 24-bit/44.1 kHz

CONTROLS PER DECK
• 2 decks
• Touch detection on jog wheel
Backlit Base :
• Visual information controlled by Serato DJ Lite
• Put on a stunning show with the RGB strobe effect backlighting
• 4 pads x 4 modes (hot-cue, loop, fx, sampler)

CONTROLS ON MIXER
• Crossfader; master volume knob; headphones volume knob;
• 1 bass EQ/filter knob per deck;
• 1 deck volume knob per deck

SOFTWARE
• Serato DJ Lite

DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT
• Dimensions (W x H x D): 340 x 49 x 100mm (13.4 x 1.9 x 3.9")
• Weight: 0.5 kg (1.1 lb)

System Requirements

- OS: WINDOWS 7, 8, 10 / macOS 10.11 & higher
- i3 1.07 GHz CPU & higher + 4 GB RAM & more
- USB 2.0 port, 1280x720 display, 5 GB HD space

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Closest StoreSaskatoon, Saskatchewan
First off this unit is so fun to use. However, after a days use the master output was starting to have connection issues with headphones. Was able to jiggle and make it go away. But it just got worse. Thought is was the headphones, but tried multiple headphones with the same issue. Then tried the headphone jack and that's also having the same problems. Now just less than a week and the unit has become useless. :(. Have emailed Long and McQuade about trying to exchange - was ordered and delivered with none available locally.
Posted by Chris on Apr 15, 2020
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Terrible Tech Support From Serato Company0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreSydney, Nova Scotia
This product by Hercules comes with Serato DJ Lite software. Serato Tech Support is the worst I have ever encountered. They don't seem to care about their clients at all. I wrote to them twice with a question and each time their technical support workers didn't even reply. I got an automated message both times saying they received my help request and that one of their team would respond but both times nobody ever got in touch with me. The quality of the controller by Hercules seems top-notch but, since it is designed to work with Serato software, you're better off buying a different controller that uses different software - because the Serato company won't help you much if you need it.
Posted by Eugene Frison on Jan 2, 2020
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Great little controller1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StorePickering, Ontario
This thing is pretty cool for portability to stash away in a backpack with your laptop and setup to mess around with ideas almost anywhere. Wouldn't recommend this to actually dj on, but for mobile creativity purposes you can't really get much better. You can even scratch pretty well on it considering what it is. Jogs are accurate and the fader is decent enough. For $100 you can't really go wrong here.
Posted by WM on Nov 14, 2019
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