M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61


Unleash your creative potential with the M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI device, designed to transform your music production into an effortless, intuitive and expressive experience.



The M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 is a powerful MIDI controller designed for aspiring and professional music producers who want to unleash their creativity and bring their musical ideas to life. This device comes with a range of advanced features that allow users to enjoy full control over their production process without breaking the bank.

One of the most notable features of the Oxygen Pro 61 is its 61 velocity-sensitive keys. These keys provide a natural feel and response, making it possible to play complex chords and melodies effortlessly. The keys also feature aftertouch, which allows you to add expressive nuances to your performance.

Additionally, the Oxygen Pro 61’s knobs, faders, and pads allow users to fine-tune their sound and adjust their tracks’ volume, EQ, and FX parameters. The nine assignable faders and eight assignable knobs provide precise control over your plugins, while the 16 Velocity-sensitive RGB pads let you trigger drum samples, one-shot sounds, or custom sequences with ease.

The Oxygen Pro 61 also includes smart chord and arpeggiator modes that allow you to experiment with different chord progressions and rhythm patterns. You can play a single note and let the arpeggiator turn it into a complex arpeggio, or use the smart chord function to play full chords with one key press. These features open up a world of possibilities for users who want to create complex arrangements and experiment with new musical ideas.

The Oxygen Pro 61 is also equipped with transport controls, automation buttons, and a DAW display that makes it easy to navigate your production software and get the most out of your recording and mixing sessions.

Overall, the M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 is an excellent MIDI controller that delivers both versatility and performance at an affordable price point. Its advanced features, responsive keys, and intuitive user interface make it an ideal device for music producers of all levels, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro. If you’re looking for a powerful and versatile MIDI controller that will help you take your music production to the next level, the Oxygen Pro 61 is definitely worth considering.

M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 properties

Product name M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61
Brand M-Audio
Type MIDI Keyboards
Keys Yes
Number of Keys 61 pcs
Drawbars/Sliders No
Pads Yes
Rotary Controls Yes
Modulation Wheel No
Pre-Programmed Rythms No
Pre-Programmed Songs No
Pre-Programmed Sounds No
Pre-Programmed Drumset No
Pre-Programmed Effects No
Built-In Tuner No
Connections Keyboard Pedal, MIDI Through USB, USB
Colour Black
Power Supply USB

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Rotary Controls

Modulation Wheel

Pre-Programmed Rythms

Pre-Programmed Songs

Pre-Programmed Sounds

Pre-Programmed Drumset

Pre-Programmed Effects

Built-in Tuner


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Power Supply


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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the process for updating the firmware on my M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI keyboard?

To update your M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI Keyboard's firmware, you will need to follow these steps:

1. Download and install the latest version of M-Audio Driver and Utility from their official website (http://www.m-audio.com/downloads).
2. Connect your Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI Keyboard to your computer using a USB cable.
3. Run the M-Audio Driver and Utility software you just installed.
4. In the main interface, click on the "Firmware Update" tab located at the top of the window.
5. Click on the "Check for updates" button to see if there's a newer firmware version available. If one is found, click on the "Update firmware" button to begin the process.
6. Follow the prompts and instructions provided by the software during the update process. Do not disconnect your keyboard or turn off your computer until the update has been completed.
7. Once the update is finished, your Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI Keyboard's firmware will be updated to the latest version. Disconnect your keyboard and restart your computer if necessary.
8. You can now use your M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI Keyboard with the new firmware version.

How do I properly connect and configure the M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI keyboard to my computer via USB for use in music production software?

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to connect and configure your M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI keyboard to your computer using USB:

1. Connect the M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI keyboard to your computer via USB. Make sure that you use a USB cable that's included with the keyboard. Turn on the keyboard by pressing and holding the "Mode" button until the power LED lights up. Press the "Function" button, which is located above the transport controls, to enter the setup menu. Use the encoder knob to navigate through the options in the setup menu. Select "MIDI Setup. In the "MIDI Setup" menu, select "USB/Host" as your MIDI port. Press the "Write" button to save the settings and exit the setup menu. Launch your preferred music production software on your computer. Open a new MIDI track in your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) or select an existing one. Your M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI keyboard is now recognized by your DAW as an input and output device. You can start playing or programming your MIDI sequences using the keys, knobs, and buttons on your keyboard. That's it! With these simple steps, you should be able to connect and configure your M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 MIDI keyboard for use in music production software via USB. If you have any further questions or issues, please don't hesitate to consult the user manual that came with your keyboard.

What is the recommended software compatibility for MIDI mapping and editing functions on the M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 keyboard?

The M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 keyboard is compatible with most major digital audio workstations (DAWs) for both MIDI mapping and editing functions. Specifically, it is fully compatible with popular software such as Ableton Live, Logic Pro X, FL Studio, Cubase, Reason, and GarageBand. However, we recommend checking the manufacturer's website or user manual for specific details on your preferred DAW's compatibility with this keyboard.

How does the M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61's semi-weighted keyboard action compare to that of other MIDI keyboards in the market?

The M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61 boasts a semi-weighted keyboard action, which falls between the light touch of synth-style keys and the heavier touch of piano-style keys. This makes it a popular choice for musicians who prefer a more realistic playing experience than what is offered by traditional light-touch MIDI keyboards. Compared to other MIDI keyboards on the market, the Oxygen Pro 61's keyboard action is highly regarded for its responsiveness and accuracy. Many users report that it feels more like playing on an acoustic piano than other semi-weighted keyboards they have used in the past. Additionally, some musicians find that the Oxygen Pro 61's keyboard action is less fatiguing during extended playing sessions due to its more natural feel. Overall, the M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61's semi-weighted keyboard action sets it apart from other MIDI keyboards in terms of its realism and responsiveness. This makes it an excellent choice for musicians who demand a high level of performance and expression from their MIDI controller.