- 25 full-size, velocity-sensitive keys
- Preset and DAW buttons for auto-mapped DAW instruments and plugins
- Assignable fader lets you mix your productions with controls & plugin parameters ease
- Smart Chord mode enables playing of enharmonic or custom chord voicings
- Smart Scale mode eliminates wrong notes making it easy to craft a perfect song
- Arpeggiator with Type, Octave, Gate and Swing controls
- 2 banks of 8 velocity-sensitive trigger pads with Note Repeat for beat production
- (8) assignable knobs for manipulating virtual instruments and plugins
- Transport buttons let you control your DAW without reaching for the mouse
- Display provides instant parameter feedback
- Ergonomically designed pitch and modulation wheels & 1/4” sustain pedal input
- Includes MIDI editor software and a complete software production package featuring Ableton Live Lite, MPC Beats,
- 2 Virtual Instruments from AIR Music Technology
- (Hybrid, Mini Grand) and 5 MPC Beats Expansion Packs.
Professional Producer Features
The Oxygen 25 (MKV) controller includes powerful features essential for creating and producing music 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.
Arpeggiators help add excitement and movement to music quickly and easily. The 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. For example, if you select 1/4, each note in the arpeggio will be audible in quarter note increments. This powerful tool can operate in Latch or Momentary mode, making it easy to unleash your creativity.
Smart Chord and Smart Scale technology are the bridges between your musically creative mind and your final productions. The 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 Control
Using the Oxygen 25 (MKV) controller with any DAW is incredibly easy. The controls such as Transport, Faders, Pan, Record Arm, Solo, Mute, Select and many more, are automatically mapped to most DAWs for a fluid workflow. The Oxygen 25 (MKV) works with all major DAWs—including Ableton, Pro Tools, MPC Beats, Cubase, Logic, Studio One and many more. 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
Whatever your production discipline, Oxygen 25 (MKV) includes everything for immediate creative potential from the get-go. 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