MIDI controllers - some newbie advice

Use this forum to discuss preamps, guitars, microphones, mixers, drums, turntables, keyboards and recording equipment in general.

Moderators: Acoustica Dan, Acoustica Greg, Acoustica Chris, Acoustica Eric

Post Reply
PazzaC
Posts: 1
Joined: Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:30 am

MIDI controllers - some newbie advice

Post by PazzaC » Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:48 am

Morning everyone.

I am intending to purchase Mixcraft 8 and was wondering if anyone here had some recommendations for a MIDI controller keyboard that works well with Acosutica's DAW.
Someone has suggested that M-Audio's Axiom Air Mini 32 Key USB Controller would be a sensible choice:
http://www.gear4music.com/Keyboards-and ... 1#full-des
Can anyone verify it's compatibility with Mixcraft, or offer other better alternatives, please?

Thanks
Pazza.

User avatar
AHornsby
Posts: 1169
Joined: Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:42 pm
Location: NE Oklahoma

Re: MIDI controllers - some newbie advice

Post by AHornsby » Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:59 am

Isn't the M-Audio group going through a restructuring and Windows compatibility crisis right now? It seems like there wee some previous posts relative to that.

User avatar
Acoustica Greg
Posts: 20437
Joined: Wed Mar 01, 2006 5:30 pm
Location: California
Contact:

Re: MIDI controllers - some newbie advice

Post by Acoustica Greg » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:38 am

Hi,

I think the concerns with M-Audio were more with their old Fast Track USB audio interface line.

The M-Audio's Axiom Air Mini 32 should work just fine with Mixcraft.

Greg
Mixcraft - The Musician's DAW
Give it a try here: http://acoustica.com/mixcraft/
Check out our Mixcraft University video tutorials.

mick
Posts: 1495
Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:33 am

Re: MIDI controllers - some newbie advice

Post by mick » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:58 am

As Greg and AHornsby mentions regarding M Audio interface I got this and had a tough time with the drivers not working in windows 7, works fine with win 10.
2x2.PNG
2x2.PNG (199.13 KiB) Viewed 3247 times
My Nekter LX 61 works fine with Mixcraft and responds to midi learn. http://www.nektartech.com/products.html

Post Reply