M-Audio Axiom 49 ControllerStock code: 93724
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- 49 semi-weighted keys
- 8 finger trigger pads
- 8 rotary encoders and 9 faders
- Backlit LCD display
- DirectLink – automatically maps to your DAWs common functions
- Automatically maps to virtual instrument parameters
- Angled for perfect viewing
- Compact and lightweight
The M-Audio Axiom 49 Controller is the ultimate portable plug-and-play DAW controller. The keyboard is satisfying to play with 49 semi-weighted keys and making beats is made simple with the 8 trigger finger pads. With the included DirectLink mode automatically mapping the your software’s common controls (such as V.I parameters, track pan, transport and mixer) there is no complicated set-up. All this is packaged in an ergonomically angled unit that will easily fit in your backpack.
Making life easier the DirectLink function really is the brains behind the M-Audio Axiom 49 Controller. Every control on the unit can be automatically assigned to your favourite DAW (including Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Live, and Reason). Fine-tune with fader and encoder controls, navigate with the transport buttons, create beats with the finger triggers and lay down some tunes with the semi-weighted keyboard. Alternatively you can assign the hardware to which ever controls you wish.
Virtual Instrument One-Button Mapping
Mapping controls to a virtual instrument has been a hassle you could all do without but with the single button Instrument mode the M-Audio Axiom 49 Controller makes it easy. Just press the button and all the synthesis parameters will auto-assigned in the DirectLink-compatible host.
Its all well and good talking about the functionality of the M-Audio Axiom 49 Controller but the hardware itself is what you’re going to be interacting with. The keyboard controller has been angled specifically to give you the best viewing and most ergonomic playing angle. The keyboard allows you to be truly expressive, the trigger pads are both responsive and give a great feel and the rotary controls give smooth and accurate control over your mix. The backlit LCD really finished things off displaying all the information you’ll need from your DAW.
Despite all its functions and great design the M-Audio Axiom 49 Keyboard Controller is surprisingly lightweight and compact enough to carry anywhere with you. There isn’t even a need to carry an extra power supply, as the controller is powered straight from your computer, via USB.
|Model||Axiom 49 Controller|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||66 x 810 x 285 mm|
|MIDI Outputs||2 x 5-pin DIN jack|
|USB||1 slave connector (MIDI over USB)|
|Power||USB bus powered Optional Power Adapter: 9V DC 500mA, Pin Positive, 5.5mm outer diameter (not included)|
|System Requirements||Windows XP (SP3)* 800 MHz Intel or AMD** 256 MB RAM Windows Vista 32, 64bit (SP1)/Win7 32, 64bit 1 GHz Intel or AMD** 1 GB RAM DirectX 10 or higher Windows 7 1 GHz Intel or AMD** 1 GB RAM DirectX 10 or higher * Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not supported. ** CPU may be higher for laptops. Please check the minimum system requirements for your software, as they may be greater than the above. Mac OS X 10.5.8 or 10.6.1 Intel Core Duo 1 GB RAM|
|Included Accessories||Ableton Live Lite 5 Ignite by AIR Music Creation Software QuickStart Guide USB cable|