DJ Controllers | DEX 3 Now Supports the Hercules DJControl Inpulse 300

Hercules DJControl Inpulse 300 DEX 3 Support

Download the MAP (below) for the Hercules DJControl Inpulse 300 for plug-and-play DEX 3 DJ software support!

Hercules DJControl Inpulse 300

Yet another controller option is available for DEX 3 DJs, adding to the list of well over 100 DJ controllers from the best brands in the biz.

The Hercules DJControl Inpulse 300 has an easy-to-use design that mirrors many of the entry-level to mid-tier DJ controllers on the market today. The unit is equipped with 16 pads, 8 modes, large jog wheels, effects on par with higher-end controllers, a built-in pro audio interface, and more. If you’re just getting started with DEX 3 and on a budget (it runs $199.95 USD on most DJ equipment websites), the DJControl Inpulse 300 may be for you.

Hercules DJControl Inpulse 300 Specifications:


  • Integrated built-in audio interface
  • Master out for speakers: 2 RCA
  • Headphones out: 1/8” stereo (3.5 mm)Resolution: 24-bit/44.1 kHz

Controls Per Deck

  • 2 decks
  • Touch detection on jog wheel (Jog wheel diameter: 5.9” / 150 mm)
  • 8 pads x 8 modes (hot-cue, roll, slicer and more).
  • Effects rack with 2 rotary fx knobs and dry-wet, quantize, loop in/loop out keys.
  • Browser controls: Rotary encoder + 2 load keys + Assistant key

Controls On Mixer

  • 1 filter, 3 EQ, 1 gain knob, 1 volume fader/deck
  • Crossfader, master volume, headphones.
  • VU meters per deck + master VU meter.


  • For DEX 3 Version 3.14 and Above: Open up DEX 3 and go into options. Under the General Tab in option click the “Data Folder” button to open up the PCDJ-DEX3 folder. Close DEX 3. Unzip the Js map file and place it in the Controllers folder within the PCDJ-DEX3 data folder. Start DEX 3 with the DJ Controller connected and it will be picked up by DEX 3.
  • For DEX 3 RE (Red Edition) Unzip the Map (js file ONLY in zip) To: DOCUMENTS -> PCDJ-RED3 -> CONTROLLERS

After installation, go into DEX 3 RE/DEX 3’s options and under the “Audio Routing” tab apply this configuration:

  • From Select Audio Device, Select the Hercules ASIO option.
  • Deck A through D: 1+2
  • Headphones 3+4
  • All other options can be set to none/no audio (including additional headphone/preview device).
  • Do NOT put a tick in the box for external mixer mode.
  • That will provide the proper audio routing for headphone pre-fade listening (cue)

Have questions about the Hercules DJ Control Inpulse 300 and how it works with our DEX 3 DJ software? Please leave them in the comments section below!