Introducing the M-Audio OXYGEN25 USB MIDI controller with smart controls and auto-mappingM-Audio pioneered the portable MIDI controller market with the Oxygen Series of keyboard controllers and now continues to be a leader of this technology with the new Oxygen Series (MKV). In today’s world of music production, controlling your digital music environment is important. It is not only how the pros improve their workflow, but also how they create unique cutting-edge signature sounds.
The new Oxygen Series (MKV) keyboard controllers offer innovative advancements in hardware control enabling you to create modern cutting-edge music on stage or in the studio. It includes features such as Note Repeat (a staple mark in beat production), Full Velocity Control of keys and pads, eight assignable knobs for controlling effect plugins and virtual instruments, and an assignable fader for mixing: all opening a world of precise music creation techniques making your signature sound professional and modern.
It also comes with a selection of MIDI editor software for a complete producer/composer package.
Built-in ArpeggiatorThe built-in Arpeggiator on the Oxygen 25 (MKV) will affect anything you are playing on the keys from any virtual instrument in your DAW. When the Arpeggiator is activated, the keyboard will repeatedly play the keys that are pressed in the selected sequence. The arpeggiator’s timing and rhythm is based on the keyboard’s time division setting in either the keyboard’s tempo, or your DAW’s tempo setting. Each note in the arpeggio will be the length selected for the time division setting. This powerful tool can operate in Latch or Momentary mode, making it easy to unleash your creativity.
Smart ControlsThe Smart Chord feature helps bring out your inner musical genius by playing full chords with a single key press, and with the Smart Scale feature, the Oxygen 25 (MKV) keys play the exact notes within a chosen scale. Both features offer more with a Custom Mode and over 15 different scale variations. With Smart Chord and Smart Scale technology, making music and unleashing your unlimited creativity has never been easier.
Auto-Mapping for Creative DAW ControlThe controls such as Transport, Faders, Pan, Record Arm, Solo, Mute, Select and many more, are automatically mapped to most DAWs for a fluid workflow. By simply selecting your DAW on the Oxygen 25 (MKV) keyboard controller and configuring your DAW’s
preferences to the keyboard, a new world of creative production is at your fingertips. The Oxygen 25 (MKV) keyboard also includes presets for all the virtual instruments and plugins that are included (Mini Grand and Hybrid 3). These world class plugins can be fully controlled by the Oxygen 25 (MKV) keyboard controller and used in real-time as you create, mix, and bring your music productions to the next level.
Premium Software Suite Record, sequence, arrange and mixdown your tracks with a choice of two professional DAWs including MPC Beats and Ableton Live Lite. Adding to the arsenal of DAWs are two incredible virtual instrument plugins, the critically acclaimed Hybrid 3 multi-oscillator synthesiser, and Mini Grand—an Acoustic Piano virtual instrument offering a wide array of the most realistic piano tones available on the market. Finally, dive into a world of cutting-edge sound content with a collection of Expansion Packs from Akai Professional’s legendary MPC Series – from hard hitting kicks to snares that snap, everything you need to add that professional polish to your production is here.
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