[linux-audio-user] usb controller keyboards

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki rzewnickie at rfa.org
Tue Aug 16 17:16:54 EDT 2005


On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 09:48:56PM +0200, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Fernando Lopez-Lezcano hat gesagt: // Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> > I would not recommend buying that hardware when other hardware is
> > available that does not require contortions to make it run.
> That's exactly my point. When I bought the Oxygen it was the only
> device of that size and with knobs available. For quite some time I
> just used it through the midi cable. However now, that Edirol,
> Evolution and some other similar devices are available I see no need
> why anyone should bother with the complicated setup routine of the
> Oxygen on *any* operating system. Even as a Mac or Windows user I
> would not buy the Oxygen anymore because I'd be forced to carry a
> driver CD around when I visit friends. It's just not the way USB
> devices are supposed to be used, IMO. 
> It seems M-Audio also sees it this way now, because several of their
> newer devices like the Trigger Finger don't need any firmware, they
> work plug and play with the standard drivers. 

What about the keystation pro 88? m-audio's web site claims it is class
compliant. Does anyone here have experience with it in linux?

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