M-Audio Axiom 25 USB MIDI Controller

M-Audio Axiom 25 USB MIDI Controller

M-Audio Axiom 25 USB MIDI Controller

B&H # MAAX25MK2 MFR # 9900-65320-00
M-Audio Axiom 25 USB MIDI Controller

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  • 25 Semi-Weighted Keys
  • USB Bus Powered
  • 8 Dynamic Pads
  • 8 Assignable Knobs
  • 9 Assignable Buttons with LEDs
  • 1 Slider
  • Mapping with Presets
  • Includes Free Software
  • Backlit LCD Display
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The M-Audio Axiom 25 USB MIDI Controller features 25 piano-style, semi-weighted keys with aftertouch, designed to provide you with a realistic performance feel. It has eight dynamic Trigger Finger pads for programming beats. The pads can be MIDI assigned or automatically linked with your DAW via DirectLink. With a lightweight, 6.9-pound body, the Axiom 25 can be used as a portable USB MIDI input device, a MIDI interface, and a control surface.

Using M-Audio's DirectLink technology, the Axiom 25 controls can be automatically mapped to common DAW parameters, enabling you to use its eight knobs, nine buttons, and slider for hands on control of your software. Axiom Instrument mode provides you with automatic mapping and control of the parameters of DirectLink compatible virtual instruments. With its backlit LCD display, the Axiom 25 can provide on-screen displays of parameters, settings, and track names from your compatible DAW software.

The Axiom 25 features standard five-pin MIDI inputs and outputs for controlling external MIDI hardware. It can also act as a MIDI interface.

Six dedicated transport controls
Angled top panel with centered LCD display for easy viewing in any situation
Four zone buttons for stacking and splitting sounds on up to four MIDI channels
20 memory locations for storing custom setups
Four keyboard velocity curves and three fixed velocity settings
Four pad velocity curves, three fixed settings, and unique 'step' velocity curves
Class-compliant with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Mac OS X
Octave up/down and transpose up/down
MIDI assignable pitch bend and modulation performance wheels
Power supply jack for optional 9VDC power supply when controlling external MIDI hardware

Note: An external power supply is not to be used when the Axiom is connected to a host computer via its USB port
Ignition software download; available early 2013
In the Box
M-Audio Axiom 25 USB MIDI Controller
  • Drivers CD-ROM
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Compatibility DirectLink supported by:

    • Ableton Live 8.1.5 and later
    • Apple GarageBand 2009
    • Apple Logic Pro 9 and later
    • Pro Tools M-Powered 8.0.4 and higher
    • Pro Tools LE 8.0.4 and higher
    • Pro Tools SE 8.0.3
    • Propellerhead Reason 4
    • Propellerhead Record 1
    • Steinberg Cubase 5.5.1


    Logic Pro 9.1 is only supported when launched in 32-bit mode; 64-bit mode is not currently supported. Logic Express does not go through the qualification process. Reason 5 & Record 1.5 are not currently supported. Only the full version of Cubase is supported; other versions such as Cubase Studio, Essential, LE, and Nuendo do not go through the qualification process.
    System Requirement (Minimum)
    Mac OSX 10.5.8 or 10.6.1
    CPU: Intel Core Duo
    RAM: 1 GB
    USB port

    G4 accelerator cards not supported; CPU may be higher for laptops
    Windows Windows XP (SP3)
    CPU: 800 MHz Intel or AMD
    RAM: 256 MB
    USB port

    Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not supported. CPU may be higher for laptops

    Windows Vista 32/64-bit (SP1) / Win7 32/64-bit
    CPU: 1 GHz Intel or AMD
    RAM: 1 GB RAM
    Video: DirectX 10 or higher
    USB port

    CPU may be higher for laptops.
    MIDI
    MIDI I/O 1x USB
    2x 5-pin DIN connectors
    Size and Weight
    Dimension L x W x H 18.7 x 11.7 x 2.9" (47.5 x 29.6 x 7.3 cm)
    Weight 7.1 lbs (3.2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 9.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.3 x 14.0 x 5.2"

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