M-Audio Keyboard Controller Reviews: M-audio is a leading provider of digital audio equipment, synthesizers and MIDI solutions. Their MIDI Controllers are perfect for live musicians and for studio use.
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USB MIDI keyboards nowadays come with lots of features, offering your much more functionality than you could have imagined a few years back. M-Audio has a long history of manufacturing controllers and makes some of the most advanced midi controllers in the industry. Here we take a look at their wide range of midi keyboard controllers that hooks into DAW software to provide advanced VST control and also comes with several useful performance features.
M-Audio’s Code Series keyboard controllers are full-featured models that combine production power and performance features you need to get the most from your music software and MIDI gear.
M-Audio MIDI Keyboard Controllers
Axiom AIR Premier USB MIDI Keyboard and Pad Controllers with Ergonomic Design and HyperControl Technology.
Axiom AIR Mini 32-Key
32-key Premium Keyboard and Pad Controller. Shatter barriers with the Axiom AIR Mini 32 from M-Audio. Read more…
Axiom Pro Advanced USB MIDI Keyboard and Pad Controllers with TruTouch Action and HyperControl Technology
Axiom Advanced Semi-Weighted Action USB MIDI Keyboard Controllers with Rotary Encoders and Trigger Pads
Oxygen USB MIDI Keyboard Controllers with Assignable MIDI Controls
25-Key USB MIDI Controller. The Oxygen 25 USB MIDI controller delivers next-generation functionality from M-Audio(R), the leading innovator in mobile music production technology. Read more…
49-Key USB MIDI Controller. The Oxygen 49 USB MIDI controller delivers next-generation functionality from M-Audio(r), the leading innovator in mobile music production technology. Read more…
61-Key USB MIDI Controller with Ignite Software, 8 assignable knobs, 9 assignable sliders – control DAW and virtual instrument parameters, DirectLink mode – instant controller mapping to DAW functions, Sedicated transport and track slected buttons. Read more…
Keystation Professional Weighted and Semi-Weighted Action MIDI Keyboard Controllers
Keystation Mini 32
32-Note Ultra-Portable Keyboard Controller, small enough to fit in a backpack, Works with iPAD (iPad Camera Connection Kit required), 4 assignable controls-three buttons and a knob-provide real-time control of your DAW and virtual instrutments. Read more…
49-Key Synth-Action USB Controller. The M-Audio Keystation 49es MKII USB controller is equipped with a responsive 49-key synth-action keyboard. Read more…
61-Key Semi-Weighted USB MIDI Controller. The Keystation 61es is a 61-note USB keyboard with velocity-sensitive, semi-weighted keys that is designed to easily integrate in any computer music environment. Read more…
88-Key Semi-Weighted USB MIDI Controller with semi-weighted keysPitch bend and modulation wheels. Advanced function button for programming. Sustain and expression pedal inputs. Assignable data up/down buttons. Built-in USB MIDI interface, MIDI out jack. Perfect for controlling your favorite virtual piano software. Use the Keystation 88 as your one-stop MIDI control powerhouse for studio and stage. Read more…
About the Brand
M-Audio (formerly Midima, has been taken over by Avid) is a leading provider of digital audio and MIDI solutions for electronic musicians and audio professionals.
Makes a range of audio video production equipment such as:
A controller and an audio interface, along with your pc, is what forms the major chunk of your studio setup.
M-audio is one of the biggest and the most popular manufacturers of midi keyboard controllers (they are also known for their audio interfaces).
M-audio Controllers are also perfect for the live musicians who want to control their laptop.
If have a computer that has all the software you need for your sound related needs, then an M-audio midi controller is what you need – compact and has all the features you need for simple MIDI entry.
A basic M-Audio controller will not have any sounds onboard; you will need software, virtual instruments on your computer to produce all the sounds.
The M-audio product range includes controllers by the names – Axiom, Oxygen, Prokeys, KeyRig, Keystation.
Musicians looking for a keyboard controller for performance should opt for the 88 key hammer action m-audio controller keyboards, instead of the velocity sensitive ones. The 88 keys are more ruggedly built.