After AKAI (with their latest MPK keyboards/controllers series), is time for M-Audio to release their New Oxygen Series of MIDI Keyboards/Controllers available in 25, 49 and 81 key models. Each mode from this new series features buttons, knobs, pitch & mod wheels, faders, transport controls and velocity-sensitive trigger pads.
This new Oxygen series brings a comprehensive software package to suit a variety of music styles.
- Ableton Live Lite provides a DAW platform to work out of the box along with its own host of sample content.
- Twist, a powerful spectral morphing synthesizer developed by SONiVOX.
- Xpand!2 by AIR Music Technology, is a multitimbral all-in-one workstation that lets you create a multitude of combinations of 4 active layers for a unique sound set.
Oxygen series features:
- 25, 49, or 61 full-size, synth-action velocity-sensitive keys
- 8 velocity-sensitive trigger pads for beat production, clip launching, and more
- 8 assignable knobs for manipulating virtual instruments and plugins
- 9 assignable faders (Oxygen 49, Oxygen 61) lets you mix your productions with ease
- Transport buttons let you control your DAW without reaching for the mouse
- Directlink automatically maps to popular DAWs: Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, and more
- LCD screen provides instant parameter feedback
- USB-powered, plug-and-play support, and USB-MIDI connectivity
- Sustain pedal input for further creative control
- Includes Ableton Live Lite for immediate music creation
- Includes SONiVOX Twist, a powerful spectral morphing synthesizer
- Includes AIR Music Technology Xpand!2, a multitimbral all-in-one workstation
- Works with Apple’s iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately) for use with iOS devices
The Oxygen series keyboard controllers are priced as follows:
- Oxygen 25 – $119
- Oxygen 49 – $169
- Oxygen 61 – $229
More Details: M-Audio New Oxygen Series