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M-Audio Oxygen8 w/Reason 2.5 Bundle

Oxygen8 w/Reason 2.5 Bundle

USB MIDI Software Controller - Reason

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Oxygen8 w/Reason 2.5 Software Bundle

Oxygen 8
The Portable Soft Synth Controller.
Oxygen 8 is a new breed of controller. Designed to meet the needs of today¹s electronic musicians, Oxygen 8 puts you in control of any 8 MIDI-assignable parameters within your favorite software programs. Oxygen 8 is also a USB MIDI interface that speaks directly with your computer without any extra devices. You don¹t need a MIDI interface for this keyboard interface.

Soft Synths
The software synth is here to stay, and along with it comes dozens of parameters begging to be tweeked. Until now you¹ve been trapped with only a single mouse to do everything. Oxygen 8 puts your hands on any 8 parameters of your choice in real time.

Getting Deeper
Oxygen 8 makes it possible for you to get deeper into your software programs, to get more out of them, to experiment and push them to their limits.

Live Performance
Oxygen 8 will give you more freedom on the stage than you¹ve ever had before, dynamically increasing the possibilities available to you.

Programming Drums
Instead of taking hours to program drums with a mouse, use Oxygen 8 to play grooves into your program in real time. Use the 8 knobs to manipulate the dynamics, feel, and FX.

Hardware Access
Synthesists can use Oxygen 8 to gain access to, and to automate parameters that exist deep within their hardware, making it easier to get more out of them without having to navigate through dozens of menus

Oxygen 8 Features:
• 8 MIDI assignable knobs, one assignable slider.
• Inputs and outputs 16 channels of MIDI to and from your computer using
the power and convenience of your USB port.
• Fully functional, 25 key MIDI controller keyboard. Capable of sending
all MIDI messages, such as modulation, pitch-bend, MIDI volume, and more.
• Power the Oxygen 8 with the USB port or 6 "AA" batteries for complete
portability, or with included power supply.

On the front panel:
Pitch Bend Wheel: The Pitch Bend wheel is used for raising or lowering the
pitch of a voice during performance.
Modulation Wheel: The Modulation wheel produces a vibrato effect shortly
after the sound is generated.
Data Entry Slide: This slide controller allows you to adjust Volume,
Velocity, Chorus, Reverb, and Pan pot, directly from your keyboard.
MIDI/SELECT button: Use this button to select different MIDI commands on
certain keys from your KEYSTATION keyboard.
MIDI/SELECT Button and the MCH (MIDI Channel) Key: Allows you to select the
transmitting channel for your keyboard.
MIDI/SELECT, Function Key and Data Entry Slider: Allows you to select the
transmitting value of the velocity, reverb depth, chorus depth, pan pot,
volume, or CC data.
MIDI/SELECT Button and the Octave Key: Allow you to shift the active
keyboard range one octave higher, or lower.
MIDI/SELECT button and the Reset key: Sends out a message to return all
external MIDI instruments to their default setting.
Control Change by Numeric Keypad: Oxygen 8 allows you to use the numeric
keys to specify your Control Change DATA parameter instead of data entry
Program Change: The Oxygen 8 allows you use the Program key & numeric keys
to select any patch number between 1 and 128.

16.5 x 9.35 x 3 inches

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Reason Software V2.5
The greatest music software on the planet just got greater. New, super-improved Reason 2.5 comes with more machines, more sounds and more power. Here’s what you get:
Malström Graintable Synthesizer
A unique, polyphonic Graintable synthesizer with unheard of filtering and routing powers. The baddest boy on the block.
NN-XT Advanced Sampler
An easy to use, but highly advanced sampler for heavy-duty programming. Deep sampling without the confusing sub-menus.

Detachable Sequencer
Reason’s main sequencer can now be pulled out of the rack and placed anywhere on the screen.

Mac OS X Support
Reason 2.0 fully supports the Mac OS of the future.

Full 32-bit sample support
The internal architecture of Reason has always been operating in 32-bit floating point. And in 2.0, Reason can now also handle samples up to 32 bit, with the full bit resolution retained through all processing stages. Bring out your 32-bit soundcards. Scroll through the rack
Windows users with a scroll wheel mouse can enjoy the benefits of the built in scroll wheel support in Reason 2.0, and perform some handy scrolling and editing tricks. LFO Sync To Tempo
Its not just Malström and the NN-XT that feature those tempo-syncable LFO’s. All existing devices in Reason now also have this feature. It’s time to sync your sweeps to your beats.

To allow our new sampler to really flex its muscles, Reason 2.0 comes with an extensive orchestral library, created exclusively for the NN-XT.

Recorded in prestigious Atlantic Studios in Stockholm, these sample patches feature live, classically trained musicians who have been told to get into the groove. Because more than anything else, this is a sample library for you Reason users, and designed to blend in with the sounds from Reason’s other devices.

These slick samples will sound magical on everything from your Drum’n’Bass to your next film score, and fit like a glove on your Hip Hop and R’n’B. The Orkester NN-XT Sound Library spans from single woodwinds to complete string sections, and covers all essential playing styles. Add some percussion and tremolo strings to that and you have a library that will last you a lifetime.

Reason comes in the shape of a classic studio rack, packed with all the gear you will ever need. Samplers, Analog synths, mixers, Step time drum machines, Effects and a real-time multi-track sequencer are included for fast and intuitive music making.
All of Reason’s devices have the look and feel of the real thing, but more importantly, they have the sound, the performance and the attitude to rival any hardware out there.

Full automation of all fader and control movements

Infinte patching and routing possibilities

Full synchronization with other MIDI equipment

Total recall, setup and sounds are saved with your song (self contained song format)

AIFF and WAV file export

ASIO, MME, DirectX and Soundmanager support

500 MB of high quality samples, REX files, kits and patches


Intel Pentium II/233 MHz or better
64 mb RAM
CD-rom drive
Windows 98/ME/XP/2000 or later.
256 color monitor / 800x600 pixels resolution or better
16-bit windows compatible audio card, preferably with DirectX or ASIO drivers
MIDI Interface and MIDI keyboard

For Mac OS X: Any computer that runs Mac OS X 10.1 or later.
For Mac OS 9: 604, 604e, G3 or G4 processor. 166 Mhz or faster.
128 mb RAM
Mac OS 9.0 or later
CD-rom drive
256 color monitor / 800x600 resolution or better
MIDI Interface and MIDI keyboard

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