Portable USB MIDI keyboard of M-Audio of middle level is a Oxygen 49 MK IV – device with 8 velocity and pressure sensitive drumpads, 8 assignable knobs and 9 programmable sliders. As it follows from its name, it has 49 velocity and pressure sensitive keys; transport control buttons for DAW operation; LCD screen for parameters of work showing; as well as on back panel there are : TRS 1/4″ jack input for sustain pedal, USB port for connection to computer and powering, work mode switch and Kensington Lock slot.
M-Audio Oxygen 49 MK IV works in Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 and Mac OS X 10.4.11 and newer and allows to control modern DAWs : Avid Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Steinberg Cubase, FL Studio, Cackewalk Sonar, REAPER and others ( for part of them there are DirectLink presets for quick integration ) and their VST/AU instruments and effects. It is supplied with programs DAW Ableton Live Lite, synthesizer SONiVOX Twist and work station AIR Music Tech Xpand!2. Package with M-Audio Oxygen 49 MK IV contains : USB cable, disks with drivers and software, warranty card and user’s guide. MIDI keyboard is good and has all controllers, necessary for professional development and work; there is only ability to wish for power adapter input for work with tablet PCs and notebooks without load on their batteries.