M-Audio Oxygen Series (Original) - Setup in Pro Tools 10

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m audio oxygenmk3 series mainThe M-Audio Oxygen series controller is a class-compliant MIDI controller that can be used with your favorite Digital Audio Workstation.  This article walks through how to use your M-Audio Oxygen controller with Pro Tools 10.



  1. Create New Track
  2. Pro Tools MIDI Configuration
  3. Other Important Settings
  4. Further Technical Assistance


 Create a New Track

  1. Choose Track > New...


  2. Select Instrument Track



Pro Tools MIDI Configuration

  1. Click Setup and Navigate to peripherals


  2. Click on the MIDI Controllers tab

  3. Select the MIDI Controllers tab from the window that appears

  4. Click the first "Type" drop-down menu and select M-Audio Keyboard

  5. Click the first "Receive From" drop-down menu and select the Oxygen 49 In

  6. Click the first "Send To" drop-down menu and select the Oxygen 49 Out

  7. Make sure that8 is selected in the # Ch's drop-down menu and click OK to close the window



Other Important Settings

  1. MIDI Thru Should Be checked

  2. Enabling MIDI THRU in the options menu will tell Pro Tools to send whatever MIDI notes you play INTO Pro Tools (from your keyboard) – THRU the software – and back OUT to the MIDI device.

  3. But make sure to turn MIDI LOCAL “Off” on your MIDI keyboard to prevent the kind of “phasing”, or “doubling-up” of sounds that will happen when the MIDI device receives two of the same MIDI events simultaneously – one directly from the keyboard and one “echo” back from Pro Tools



Record enable your instrument track and make music!



Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own an M-Audio product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the M-Audio technical support team is available to help!

Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: online community support, phone support, email support.




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