M-Audio is known for making some of the best and most reliable MIDI controllers available today. Now, they give us the 4th generation of the popular Oxygen series, an affordable and very versatile range of MIDI keyboard controllers, which are now better than ever!
The 2014 versions of the Oxygen 25, Oxygen 49 and Oxygen 61 have great features, including:
Full size synth action keys
velocity-sensitive trigger pads
Assignable knobs, faders and buttons
Transport control and direct link
The upgraded Oxygen keyboards are even better tools for music producers everywhere.
With Directlink, these controls will automatically map to popular DAW’s such as Ableton Live, Apple GarageBand, Apple Logic, Pro Tools, and Steinberg Cubase.
The Oxygen series include a comprehensive software package with a sonic palette 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. Also included is Twist, a powerful spectral morphing synthesizer 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.
Watch this video for the 49-key model:
By Ivan Silva