M-Audio Oxygen 25 midi controller issues.....please help!

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  1. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    For the last couple of weeks, my midi controller keeps crashing ableton?!?!

    Had the controller since last christmas, and have had no problems at all. But recently, if I switch on my controller, and open uo Ableton, it works for about 3-4 minutes, then it just crashes everything? Any ideas what is causing this? I've tried uninstalling / reinstalling the drivers, and the drivers are all up to date too?!
     
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    i had a similar problem with my akai mpk board. i tried almost everything and couldnt figure it out. are you using a sound card? i found that plugging the keyboard into the soundcard via midi opposed to usb fixed the problem. chances are you already do this if you have a soundcard but i figured id share anyhow. hope you fix it as im enjoying your latest works!
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    I dont actually! I'm running via usb. It's all using the onboard soundcard.

    It's been fine for almost a year? So I'm not sure why it's playing up now?
     
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    in that case im as stumped as you are. All i could recomend is to get a soundcard (expensive option). After my rokits its the best thing ive ever purchased! it was like the rokits really came to life through the soundcard haha
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    A man after my own heart.....I too have a set of KRK Rokit's!
     
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    this happened to me fletch on my old pc but i had an oxygen49 old model. cant remember what i did that fixed it in the end.
    things to try:
    1. use different usb port on your pc (yeah i know but its worth a go)
    2. sort out the preset on the keyboard - i think they have a "setting" for which ever daw u use - or a preference - cant remeber was ages ago. when they turn on they go to a numbered setting -reset that (i could be talking crap here but i thought my one had a number that would flash up when it turned on - but that might just be the old 49 model)
    3. un-install device from pc - download drivers and re-install
    4. there was some freeware software that you run and it sorts the drivers/preset out for the oxygen - for the life of me i cant remember the name - was something strange sorry

    gl m8

    been using a korg keybd for 18 months now - fits on my desk - the 49 didnt lol
     
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    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Cheers Jim, will look into it......SO.....

    I either need to try a different usb port.
    Find out if there is a "Setting" for ableton within the controller?
    reinstall drivers (Which I've already done)
    or try and find some random freeware with a weird name? lol
     
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    jimjimjim oldskool

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    sorry m8 - my memory is screwed
     
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    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    Mr Fletch, have you recently updated Ableton? Could that be the culprit?
     
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    nope. Unless Ableton updates automatically without me realising?
     
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    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    Damn, that's really strange. I'll look around and see if I can find a fix for ya mate.

    Cheers.