Which one? Anyone compare them?

kc2rgw
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Which one? Anyone compare them?

Postby kc2rgw » Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:41 pm

Been reading through the posts and it’s a bit confusing.

The cmd pl-1 looks good but seems to be discontinued and I’m also looking at the two platter Hercules Inpulse 200 or 300 or Behringer CMD Micro or Hercules Starlight.

It seems the Behringer models do the variable step size based on speed of the platter moving which is appealing to me, do the Hercules models do this too?

Hard to figure out which of the many choices to pick. Anyone have a comparison write up?

What say you all?
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Re: Which one? Anyone compare them?

Postby w-u-2-o » Sun Jul 19, 2020 4:47 pm

It's really a very personal choice. The Hercules don't have multi-speed jog wheels AFAIK (neither of the ones I had/have do). What I did was sit down with a printed image of the controllers I was thinking about and penciled in the controls I wanted to support, playing with the layout until I thought I had something that would work for me. Ultimately I realized I did not need/want very many MIDI-fied controls and went with the relatively small and simple Hercules DJ Control Compact. It did everything I wanted and is small enough to push underneath my monitors when I'm not using it (most of the time I just use the mouse).

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kc2rgw
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Re: Which one? Anyone compare them?

Postby kc2rgw » Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:47 pm

Thanks. So mapping the functions is a wash between the models really, they’ll just work.

Not sure I “need” one but today they are shiny.
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Re: Which one? Anyone compare them?

Postby Tony EI7BMB » Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:20 pm

Here's mine with more knobs and sliders

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