(Modulate This) Midi/USB Keyboards & Controllers

M-Audio Posts More Vista Drivers

I just noticed that M-Audio posted 32-bit vista drivers for a many of their products including:

  – Fast Track USB
– Session 1.5
– M-Audio Micro
– M-Audio 02
– Trigger Finger
– Axiom 25, 49, 61
– Oxygen 8 v2, 49, 61
– ProKeys 88, 88es
– KeyStudio
– Keystation Pro 88
– Keystation 49e, 61es, 88es
– eKeys 49, eKeys
– X-Session Pro and X-Session (UC-17)
– MIDISPORT 1×1 (works for old and new versions)
– MK-225c
– MK-249
– MK-249c
– MK-361
– MK-361c
– MK-425c
– MK-449c

In addition, a beta version of the Fast Track Pro driver is also available.

(Modulate This) Industry News

M-Audio New Products at Winter NAMM 2007

M-Audio has created a single web page with information on all the products they announced at Winter NAMM 2007. On this page they announced:
(DJ Control Surface)
AV 40
and AV
powered speakers – Virtual
String Machine
from GForce
KikAxxe ARP Axxe synthesizer VST
USB Keyboard
Laptop Studio Bag


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Remix Motel November 2-4, Los Angeles, CA



The Remix Hotel provides hands-on access to the technology and equipment
used to create today’s electronic and urban music via artist presentations and
demonstrations, workshops, clinics and discussion. Remix puts the tools
of the trade into the hands of the end user and provides sponsors with access
to these users they may not find elsewhere.

Primary content is sponsored by industry leaders like Motorola, Digidesign,
M-Audio, Apple, SAE, Pioneer, Stanton, Korg,
Vestax, Cakewalk, Guitar Center, and several
others. DJ performance events at the Remix Hotels and Remix Hotel-sponsored
club events feature leading artists demonstrating different genres while using
current gear on the market.

The Remix Hotel is a production of Remix magazine.

November 2-4 | 2-8 p.m. daily
SAE Institute of Technology
6565 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA

(Modulate This) Midi/USB Keyboards & Controllers

M-Audio MidAir 25 Wireless USB MIDI Controller – Normaly $249 – On Sale $199


M-Audio has released the M-Audio MidAir 25 Wireless USB MIDI Controller. Musicians friend has it on sale for only $199.00.

This wireless controller sports all the features of the  Oxygen8.  It runs on a 9V power supply
or standard batteries (also included).

M-Audio MidAir 25 Wireless USB MIDI Controller Features:

  • Wireless USB MIDI controller
  • 25-key velocity-sensitive synth action with full-size keys
  • 8 MIDI-assignable knobs
  • program change buttons
  • preset/octave up/down buttons
  • assignable sustain button
  • assignable data slider
  • pitch bend and modulation wheels
  • 3-digit LED display
  • MIDI Out jack on controller
  • 10 non-volatile memory locations
  • controllers fully programmable to MIDI controller number and channel
  • USB 1.1 and MIDI In/Out ports on MidAir receiver
  • powered via 9V DC power adapter or batteries
  • on/off switch
  • class-compliant with Windows XP and Mac OS X
  • includes Ableton Live Lite 5 music production software so you can make music right away

I don’t have a need for wireless, but if you pick one of these up, post a comment to let Modulate This! readers know what you think.

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