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M-Audio OXYGEN 8 User Manual

M-Audio OXYGEN 8 User Manual

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Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Oxygen 8 Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Oxygen 8 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
What's in the Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Guide to Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Hardware Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Software Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
USB Driver Installation for Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
USB Driver Installation for Macintosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
First Time OMS Configuration Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Setting Up Your MIDI Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Oxygen 8 MIDI Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
MIDI Functions In Standalone Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Oxygen 8 Panel Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Top Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Rear Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Technical Support & Contact Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Appendix A-Midi Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Oxygen 8 Warranty Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Oxygen 8 Overview ........
  • Page 2: Introduction

    MIDI functions. Oxygen 8 Overview The Oxygen 8 is a fully functional MIDI controller. Its 25 keys can be set to play any octave or transposed pitch, while the Oxygen 8’s pitch wheel, mod wheel and data slider with the addition of eight programmable rotary knobs make it the most versatile MIDI controller of its class.
  • Page 3: What's In The Box

    Contained within the Oxygen 8 is a USB MIDI interface. Simply plug the Oxygen 8 into your computer’s USB port, install the included drivers and enable the MIDI interface within your music software. This combination of a versatile keyboard controller and a USB MIDI interface allows you record and control MIDI information within your music application, plus adds a MIDI output port to which you can connect a MIDI sound module or drum machine.The rear panel...
  • Page 4: Guide To Getting Started

    (1/4” x 1/4”) in shape, and should fit easily into the USB connector on your Oxygen 8. Take the (A) end of the USB cable and plug it into the USB port on the back of your computer. Take the (B) end of the USB cable and plug it in to the USB port on the back panel of the Oxygen 8.
  • Page 5 Double-click the 'Oxygen 8' folder. 3. Double-click the driver icon to launch the installation procedure. 4. You will see an installer window advising you to have your Oxygen 8 DISCONNECTED from the USB bus before continuing.After you verify that your device is disconnected, click 'Next' to continue.
  • Page 6 7. You will see a “New Hardware found” dialog. (If you don’t see this dialog at first, unplug your Oxygen 8 and try again.) Click Next. 8. You will see another warning that the product has not passed Windows logo testing.
  • Page 7 12. The driver has been installed. Windows XP Installation is now complete. Windows 2000 1. Service Pack 2 or higher is required for proper operation of the Oxygen 8 driver. This service pack is available from Microsoft Downloads at www.microsoft.com/downloads.
  • Page 8 7. A dialog box will appear, stating that the installation has succeeded. Click “Finish” to complete the driver installation. 8. Plug the Oxygen 8 into your computer’s USB port. Be sure to either have the power supply connected and power switch set to 9V, or if not using power supply, be sure to set the power switch to USB Power.
  • Page 9 2. Double-click the Oxygen 8 Folder to open it. 3. Double-click on the Oxygen 8 Installer icon. 4. A dialog box will appear, reminding you to exit all currently running programs and to disconnect the Oxygen 8 from the USB port. Do these things and...
  • Page 10: Usb Driver Installation For Macintosh

    5. A dialog box will appear, stating that the installation has succeeded. Click “Finish” to complete the driver installation. 6. Plug the Oxygen 8 MIDI interface into your USB port. Be sure to either have the power supply connected and power switch set to 9V, or if not using power supply, be sure to set the power switch to USB Power.
  • Page 11 Macintosh in OS 9, and it is important that you install OMS before running the Oxygen 8 Installer. Locate the OMS installer program on this CD in the OMS 2.3.7 folder, and simply double click its icon to install OMS. Once this has been successfully completed, you can move on to the next step- the KEYSTATION Installer.
  • Page 12: First Time Oms Configuration Instructions

    First Time OMS Configuration Instructions If you have installed the Oxygen 8 in Mac OS 9, it is now time to configure OMS (this is not necessary in Mac OS X). Go to the Chooser under the Apple Menu, and make sure AppleTalk is turned off (this is recommended, although OMS will sense that it is on and prompt you to turn it off).
  • Page 13 3. The MIDI Output of the Oxygen 8 is connected to the MIDI In of a sound module. The audio output of the sound module can be plugged directly into a sound system, or into a mixer, which is then connected to a sound system.
  • Page 14: Using The Oxygen 8 In Your Application Software

    Setup.” It is within this dialog box that you will select or enable your MIDI input and output devices. If the Oxygen 8 drivers are properly installed, then the port selection in this case will be the KEYSTATION In-1 (or “Port 1” on the Mac) in the input column, and then KEYSTATION Out-1 (or Port 1) in the output column.
  • Page 15: Default Settings Of The Oxygen 8

    1. Power up the Oxygen 8, using either a 9vDC adapter or using 6 AA batteries. Set the power switch to the the 9V/Battery setting. If a 9V power adapter is present, the Oxygen 8 will use power from the adapter. If a 9V adapter is not present, and the Oxygen 8 has the required battery power, the unit will power up using the batteries.
  • Page 16: Utilizing The Key Programming Assignment Keys

    This section contains the information you will need to program the Oxygen 8, and to send any MIDI parameter data from the Oxygen 8 keyboard.You may set the data slider to send MIDI controller data of your choice, send program change data from the keyboard, select the MIDI transmit channel of the Oxygen 8, set the octave or pitch of the keyboard, and program the eight rotary controllers.
  • Page 17 Enter.This channel assignment will apply only to the controller knob that you are programming. 5. You can select up to five banks of presets for the Oxygen 8’s keyboard, P1- P5, by pressing the MIDI/SELECT button. This is primarily effective for stand-alone mode, not for all soft-synth presets.
  • Page 18 MIDI/SELECT button and the “flat” key twice. Press the MIDI/SELECT button to finish the change. To change the Oxygen 8’s octave range, press the MIDI/SELECT button, then the “Octave Up” or “Octave Down” button however many times you wish to shift the octave range.
  • Page 19: Rear Panel

    MIDI instrument (such as sound module). 3. MIDI Out jack, USB”: This standard MIDI jack receives its source from the computer when software is set to Oxygen 8 MIDI Out, and is used to send MIDI messages to another MIDI instrument (such as sound module).
  • Page 20: Specifications

    Specifications Model: Oxygen 8 Keyboard Type Simultaneous Output Control Switches Rear Terminals Display Type Dimensions Weight Power Source Options 25 dynamic key 10 note (reverse priority) MIDI Channel Reset Octave -2, -1, center , +1, +2 Program Change CC-00/CC-32 (GS Bank Selection) CC-No.
  • Page 21: Technical Support & Contact Information

    (626-445-8495, 9-5 PST M-F), by fax (626-445-7564) or by e-mail (techsupt@m-audio.com). If you have questions, comments or suggestions about this product, or any M-Audio product, we invite you to contact us directly at: M-AUDIO U.S. 45 E. Saint Joseph St.
  • Page 22: Appendix A-Midi Charts

    Appendix A-Midi Charts MIDI Controllers: Number 20-31 32-63 85-90 Non-Registered Parameter Number LSB Non-Registered Parameter Number MSB 102-119 Definition Bank Select Modulation Wheel Breath Control Undefined Foot Controller Portamento Time Data Entry Channel Volume Balance Undefined Expression Controller Effect Control 1 Effect Control 2 Undefined Undefined...
  • Page 23 MIDI Implementation: Model: Oxygen 8 Version: 1.0 Function Basic Channel Default Changed Mode Default Messages Altered Note Number True Voice Velocity Note ON Note OFF After Touch Key’s Ch’s Pitch Bender Control Change Prog Change :True # :CC-00, :CC-32 System Exclusive...
  • Page 24: Oxygen 8 Warranty Information

    In the event that repair is required, a Return Authorization number must be obtained from M-Audio.After this number is obtained, the unit should be shipped back to M-Audio in a protective package with a description of the problem and the Return Authorization clearly written on the package.