This M-Audio Oxygen 49 USB / MIDI Controller Keyboard is the latest incarnation of the ever popular unit. It features 49 full size keys and a host of knobs, pads and buttons making it ideal for studio work, as a controller with your laptop/iPad or for the live DJ performance.
The Oxygen 49 utilizes 49 full size keys making it ideal for laying down key parts, basslines or programming beats - a perfect controller centre for your studio. You can also connect the controller to iOS devices via Apple's Camera Connection Kit.
A new addition for this latest version is the 8 velocity sensitive trigger pads. This pads are perfect for beat productions, launching clips, firing off samples and more.
The 8 assignable knobs, 9 assignable slider, pitch wheel and modulation wheel give you access to hands on control of your DAW, great for getting control of your virtual instruments (factory presets are included for popular VI's), whilst the dedicated transport controls and track select buttons means you'll be even less 'mouse bound'.
For ease of use, the Oxygen 25 auto-maps its controls to popular DAWS - Ableton Live, Logic, Pro Tools, Cubase.
The package includes a powerful software package for creating music right away, starting with Ableton Live Lite – a dynamic music creation software, that lets musicians develop songs with extensive MIDI and audio processing tools. Twist, an acclaimed spectral-morphing software synthesizer from SONiVOX, creates swirling sonic textures that come to life with inspiring depth and motion.
The M-Audio Oxygen 49 has great functionality and excellent build quality making for a USB / MIDI controller that delivers superb value for money from one of the leading brands in Music Technology.
The Oxygen 49 is VIP 3.0 Ready too! The Virtual Instrument Player software included with this controller is a groudbreaking update. VIP 3.0 provides a number of exciting new features that enable total control of your VST instruments and effects library like never before, drastically enhancing the creative capability of your controller keyboard.