The M-Audio Oxygen 25 V4 USB Controller is a portable MIDI keyboard controller designed for musicians and producers who are always on the move. This controller comes with a range of controls, an intuitive layout, and a cutting-edge software suite for making music. The Oxygen 25 V4 MIDI Keyboard features backlit pads and encoders for flexible control. It is highly portable and compact in design. The Oxygen 25 V4 is the perfect controller for use with your favourite DAW or the included Ableton Live Lite software.
The Oxygen 25 V4 is part of M-Audio’s Oxygen series, which pioneered the portable MIDI controller market. M-Audio has been a leader in this technology by developing intuitive controllers for software-based music production and performance. Thanks to continued innovation over the course of nearly a decade, the new Oxygen series controllers offer more control, deep hardware/software integration, and come equipped with a reliable build that enables you to make music on the go or implement these controllers into any studio.
With an array of assignable knobs, pads, and a fader, the Oxygen 25 V4 gives you total control over your software, allowing you to stay engaged in the creative flow of recording and mixing music without ever reaching for the mouse. It features 25 velocity-sensitive keys for playing chords, bass lines, and melodies; eight assignable knobs for tweaking effect plugins and virtual instruments; eight velocity-sensitive pads for triggering samples or finger drumming; and an assignable fader that is ideal for controlling the master output or mixing tracks together. The Oxygen 25 V4 also has dedicated transport controls and track-up and -down buttons that allow you to initiate play, stop, and record in the DAW environment right from your keyboard controller.
The Oxygen 25 V4 offers out-of-the-box integration with popular DAWs including Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, and many more. Using DirectLink, Oxygen 25 V4’s controls instantly map to key parameters in your favourite DAW, enabling you to immediately tweak the mixers, editors, and transport windows. Additionally, Oxygen 25 V4 has built-in customizable mapping presets that quickly interface Oxygen 25 V4 with your favourite effect plugins and virtual instruments. Setting up a MIDI controller with your software doesn’t get any easier than this.
The Oxygen 25 V4 comes with Ableton Live Lite for immediate music creation. Ableton Live Lite is a powerful music creation tool that enables musicians and producers to spontaneously compose, record, remix, improvise, and edit musical ideas in a fluid audio/MIDI environment. Host plugins and use Oxygen 25 V4 to produce, compose, or perform all within Ableton Live Lite. When you are satisfied with your work, Ableton Live lets you save it or mix it down.
The Oxygen 25 V4 also includes SONiVOX Twist, a spectral morphing synthesis virtual instrument. Comprised of a dynamic interface, an advanced pattern generator, and onboard effects, Twist lets you create serious sounds using simple controls. Two swirling sound layers provide unique harmonic controls and form the basis of every patch. Sculpt your sound with a multi-mode filter, independent amp and filter envelope generators, and an LFO that can be sync’d to tempo.
AIR Music Tech Xpand!2 is also included with the Oxygen 25 V4, a multitimbral workstation offering four active sound slots, or parts, per patch. Each part is provided with its own MIDI channel, Note Range (Zone), Mix, Arpeggiation, Modulation, and Effects settings, an excellent method for creating individual parts. Harnessing the four parts together to build one amazing Patch is where Xpand!2 reveals its true power. Using everything from wavetables and FM synthesis to sample playback