M-Audio Axiom AIR Buyers Guide
Ignite - Fast Workflow, Capturing Inspiration
Whether you're a beginner looking for a first DAW to introduce you to computer music or a veteran looking for a scratch pad that lets your ideas flow. Ignite is included with all Axiom AIR controllers and has one of the fastest DAW workflows. Giving you access to creative tools and combined with hands on control from the Axiom AIR keyboard you'll be cranking out tunes in no time. Check out the 10 minute video below to see just how quickly an idea can be turned into something inspiring.
|The Axiom AIR Range||
M-Audio Axiom AIR 32 Mini
M-Audio Axiom AIR 25
M-Audio Axiom AIR 49
M-Audio Axiom AIR 61 Midi Controller
|Keys||32 Mini Keys||25 Semi-Weighted (Synth Action)||49 Semi-Weighted (Synth Action)||49 Semi-Weighted (Synth Action)|
|Drum Pads||8 (2 Selectable Banks)||16 Velocity And Pressure Sensitive||16 Velocity And Pressure Sensitive||16 Velocity And Pressure Sensitive|
|Ideally Suited For...||Using as part of a mobile setup or for controls while DJing. Alternatively the Mini is affordable enough to use as a dedicated controller for your favourite instrument.||Compact home studios as the main controller for your virtual instruments. Pads for beats, keys for synths and control over your favourite parameters. Dedicated transport controls let you punch in and out by hand.||Complete control over your DAW, faders for mixing, knobs for EQ & virtual instruments plus dedicated transport controls.||True keyboard players who need two handed playing options, plus complete control over any synths or virtual instruments you might own.|
Ableton Live Lite
On top of the fabulous Ignite software you also get a free copy of Ableton Live Lite. With it's unique session view allowing you to change arrangements on the fly and cutting edge time stretching algorithm you can get everything in tune and on time with ease.
Once you've got the hang of light there are discounted upgrade options to the full version of Live. Adding a huge range of instruments, samples, effects and features Ableton Live can be your complete DAW environment.