M-Audio OXYGEN 61 61-Key USB MIDI Controller 9900-51394-10
- 61-note velocity-sensitive synth-action keyboard with USB MIDI interface
- Class-compliant with Windows XP and Mac OS X
- Compatible with free Enigma librarian/editor for storing and organizing setups
- All controllers fully programmable to MIDI channel
- Includes Ableton Live Lite 4 music production software, so you can make music right away
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The pressure sensitivity on the keys is adequate, but may not be enough for a more accomplished piano player. I just use it to bang out accompaniment for the guitar and bass tracks I'm writing. I also use it to program drum tracks, and am able to get different drum velocities by varying the pressure on the keys.
This keyboard includes pitch and modulation wheels (both excellent), programmable buttons/panners/faders, octave up and down (up to 3 octaves in either direction), extra MIDI in/out ports, and a USB interface.
If this keyboard had motorized faders, it would jump up to the next class of controllers, but would probably weigh and cost a bit more. As it is, I just have to remember to zero out the faders and panners before loading an existing project, then carefully match the project track levels. This could wreak havoc with saved mixes if you don't pay attention.
Also, the keys sometimes don't register a hit when playing very softly- but again, I'm not a piano player so this may be a user problem. In other words, it's likely that below a certain threshold, the keys aren't supposed to activate. I don't feel like it's broken, and I think the sensitivity can be modified but I haven't felt the need to.Read more ›
I've used many MIDI controllers, including other M-Audio products and I think this is the most realistic feeling controller I've played.
I've found that it works great with almost all software, and has some built-in settings to help interface with programs like Reason and Ableton, which help speed the learning curve. I've found it simple to use, yet it supplies a lot of advanced features, the best combination.
-Looks clean and very professional
-Nearly every key/slider/knob is assignable
-Easy to setup
-Works for both Mac & Windows
-Userguide that comes with it doesn't show you how to do anything
-Had to manually go to their website and download the vista-32bit driver.
-Driver Installation CD only works for XP/Mac
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So - If you're looking for a Mac keyboard for GarageBand or Logic - you want the current BLUE version.
I've given it 3 stars for fast shipping - can't tell anymore than that - and this needs a rating to post.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Love the item but it was a little too technical for my younger brother so I had to return it, but it was a great buy.Published on July 16, 2013 by Garfield Mills
This is such a good little MIDI Tool, Used it for a long time to make music and have fun. It held up well to the abuse I put it through.Published on October 25, 2012 by Brian Turner
Love this product..affordable for starting musicians , easy to handle /learn, connecting to the computer easy as ever and most importantly it doesn't have latency. Read morePublished on June 16, 2011 by nichalean
This controller is great when it works. Easy to set up, Enigma software is great. That said, it is very cheaply made. I've had mine for two years now. Read morePublished on May 26, 2010 by Andrew Henderson
There's no comparison in the same price range and with the same features and capabilities. This is controller is affordable, portable, and just easy to use. Read morePublished on March 4, 2010 by Daniel Muro
For the price, I can't see how this controller can be beat. I use it to control NI's B4 software, and it does that flawlessly. Read morePublished on July 9, 2009 by Ariston Tyler
I already own a Keystation88es so I was familiar with M-Audio products but wanted another controller with sliders (for drawbars)and easier control. Read morePublished on May 22, 2009 by gsm10
The keys feel terrific on this 61 key midi-controller. It works perfectly with Logic Studio. It has a wealth of knobs, buttons, faders, even transport controls that are all... Read morePublished on April 18, 2009 by Dean Robinson