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M-Audio Oxygen 49 User Manual

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Oxygen 8 v2, Oxygen 49, Oxygen 61

User Guide



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  • Page 1: User Guide

    Oxygen Series Oxygen 8 v2, Oxygen 49, Oxygen 61 User Guide...
  • Page 2: What's In The Box

    You can also expand on the functions of the Oxygen range by downloading the Enigma software editor and librarian. For more information, see the Enigma Software Editor (replace with section’s number) of this manual or visit to register and download the free software.
  • Page 3: Minimum System Requirements

    OS X 10.3.4 or greater with 512 MB RAM < * M-Audio suggests you also check the minimum system requirements for your software, as they may be greater than the above. Windows XP and Mac OS X Class-Compliancy If you are using Windows XP or Mac OS X, you may simply connect your keyboard using the USB lead (supplied) and turn the power...
  • Page 4: Controls And Connectors

    5 › Driver Installation and Powering the Keyboard Power and Connection via USB You can power the keyboard via USB or an optional external power supply. Use only one method at a time. 1. Check that the on/off switch on the back of the unit is set to “off” 2.
  • Page 5: Function Buttons

    The Advanced button is used to access the advanced programming functions on the keybed. 6. 9 Assignable MIDI Sliders (49- and 61- Note Only): The Oxygen 49 and 61 have 9 assignable sliders that are fully programmable. Additionally, each fader can be assigned to an individual MIDI channel.
  • Page 6: Back Panel

    Back Panel Descriptions 1. DC Power Supply Port: For connection of a 12V DC 250-300mA power supply. (The power supply is an optional accessory and is not included in the package.) 2. USB 1.1 Port: USB 1.1 upstream (Type B) port 3.
  • Page 7: Midi Programming Functions

    7 › Introduction to MIDI Programming Functions Introduction Before you begin exploring the MIDI section of the manual, please refer to the beginning of this guide and read the installation information. It is necessary to install the Oxygen and ensure it is working properly before you begin to work with the MIDI functions. Testing Your Oxygen keyboard with Your Computer Software We recommend that you verify that your software application is properly communicating with the Oxygen keyboard.
  • Page 8: Function Buttons Defined

    Oxygen Keyboard Line User Guide 8 › Function Buttons Defined Advanced The Advanced Functions feature will put the keyboard into Edit mode, and the keys on the key bed will then call up the assigned programming function written on the panel above them. When the Advanced Function button is pressed, and the keyboard enters edit mode, the LED screen will show three dots along the bottom of the display.
  • Page 9: Control Assign

    9 › Keybed Functions Defined Control Assign The Control Assign function assigns a MIDI controller message (MIDI CC) to a selected controller. To assign a MIDI CC to a selected controller: 1. Press the Advanced Function button. 2. Press the Control Assign key. 3.
  • Page 10 Control Select The Control Select function selects a MIDI controller for parameter editing. Use the Control Select function to select a MIDI controller before assigning a MIDI CC number to that controller. To select a MIDI controller for editing, move the knob or fader that you want to edit. The last used controller is always the controller that is currently selected for editing.
  • Page 11 Data 2 The Data 2 function is located on the key bed. The function of Data 2 depends on the MIDI CC that is currently assigned to the controller that is to be edited. Please refer to Appendix A where each assignable MIDI CC is listed, along with the Data 1, 2 and 3 functions. When editing Data 2 values, the range of values that can be selected is 0-127.
  • Page 12: Velocity Curve

    Velocity Curve The Velocity Curve Select button selects the velocity curve that the keyboard will use to regulate each MIDI note. Oxygen controllers offer 12 different velocity curve settings, 9 curves, and 3 fixed curves. The 3 fixed curves give velocities of 64, 100 and 127. On the Oxygen keyboard: 1.
  • Page 13: Memory Dump

    Memory Dump The Memory Dump function sends out a Sys Ex memory dump from your Oxygen keyboard. The memory dump will send out Sys Ex data for the 10 preset memories on the Oxygen line to allow for storing the memories in external software. 1.
  • Page 14: Advanced Programming Functions

    10 › Advanced Programming Functions Introduction to Programming Options MIDI CC (continuous controller) numbers are part of the General MIDI specification and are typically used to control the real-time changing of parameters in musical equipment. For a complete list of standard MIDI controller numbers from 0 to 131, please see Appendix A.
  • Page 15 Buttons and Pedal: MIDI CC Description 0-119 Standard MIDI CC's 120-127 Channel Mode Messages Pitch Bend Range Channel Fine Tune Channel Coarse Tune Channel Pressure RPN Coarse RPN Fine NRPN Coarse NRPN Fine Master Volume GM* Master Pan GM* Master Coarse Tune GM* Master Fine Tune GM* Chorus Mod rate GM2* Chorus Mod Depth GM2*...
  • Page 16 Setting Toggle Values for the Buttons or Pedal When a standard MIDI CC number is programmed to the assignable buttons or the sustain pedal, the controller will toggle between an on and off value. That means when you press the controller, an on value is sent. When you next press the controller, the off value is sent.
  • Page 17: Assigning Mmc Control To A Button

    Assigning MMC Control to a Button 1. Select the button to control the MMC message. 2. Press the Advanced Function button. 3. Press the Control Assign key. Type the number 149 with the keypad, and confirm by pressing the Enter key. 4.
  • Page 18 7 Press the Advanced Function button again followed by the Data 2 key. 8 Enter “0” using the numerical data entry keys. 9 Press the Enter key to confirm. This means when you release the button, a Note Off message will be sent out. 10 Press the Advanced Function button followed by the Data 1 key.
  • Page 19: Non-Volatile Memory

    Non-Volatile Memory Your Oxygen controller features non-volatile memory, which allows for automatic saving of presets after powering down and restarting. The current controller and channel assignments are stored whether you have stored the setup to a memory location or not. The Program, Bank LSB and Bank MSB data, Global Channel setting, MIDI Out from USB setting and last used memory preset are also stored.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    • To fix this problem, go to and locate the above question. You will find a link to an .exe file that will solve this problem for you.
  • Page 21: Contact M-Audio

    Sales e-mail: tel: ......+49 (0)7941 98 7000 fax: .
  • Page 22: Technical Info

    Warranty Registration Thank you for registering your new M-Audio product. Doing so immediately both entitles you to full warranty coverage and helps M- Audio develop and manufacture the finest quality products available. Register online at to receive FREE product updates.
  • Page 23 16 › Appendixes Appendix A: Assignable MIDI CC’s Faders and Rotary Dials: MIDI CC Description 0-119 Standard MIDI CCs 120-127 Channel Mode Messages Pitch Bend Sensitivity Channel Fine Tune Channel Coarse Tune Channel Pressure RPN Coarse RPN Fine NRPN Coarse NRPN Fine Master Volume GM* Master Pan GM*...
  • Page 24: Appendix B - Hexadecimal Conversion Chart

    Appendix B - Hexadecimal Conversion Chart Hexadecimal to Decimal Conversion Chart Hexadecimal value Decimal Value Hexadecimal value Decimal Value Hexadecimal value Oxygen Keyboard Line User Guide Decimal Value...
  • Page 25: Appendix C - Useful Midi Data

    Appendix C - Useful MIDI Data Piano 0 Acoustic Grand Piano 1 Bright Acoustic Piano 2 Electric grand Piano 3 Honky Tonk Piano 4 Electric Piano 1 5 Electric Piano 2 6 Harpsichord 7 Clavinet Chromatic Percussion 8 Celesta 9 Glockenspiel 10 Music Box 11 Vibraphone 12 Marimba...
  • Page 26 Appendix D Standard MIDI Controller numbers (MIDI CCs) 00 Bank Select 01 Modulation 02 Breath Control 03 Controller 3 04 Foot Control 05 Porta Time 06 Data Entry 07 Channel Volume 08 Balance 09 Controller 9 10 Pan 11 Expression 12 Effects Controller 1 13 Effects Controller 2 14 Controller 14...
  • Page 27: Appendix E - Roland Gs And Yamaha Xg Nrpn Support To Roland Jv/Xp

    Appendix E - Roland GS and Yamaha XG NRPN Support to Roland JV/XP NRPN NRPN Data Data CC99 CC98 CC06 CC38 00-7F n/a (-64 - 0 - +63) Vibrato Rate (relative change) 00-7F n/a (-64 - 0 - +63) Vibrato Depth (relative change) 00-7F n/a (-64 - 0 - +63) Vibrato Delay (relative change) 00-7F...

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