Piano is one of the most tender musical instruments ever created – the soothing melodies one could play with it know no bounds, and it’s not a coincidence that you want to become a piano player yourself. We’re here to talk about digital pianos in general – what they are, and what you should know before purchasing one, among other things.
Details12 Indian rhythms and more for a total of 210 versatile rhythms
12 Indian rhythms: BHANGRA,DADRA,GARBA,KEHARWA,DANDIYA,TEEN TAAL,BHAJAN,JHAP TAAL,RUPAK,INDIAN POP 1,INDIAN POP 2,INDIAN POP 3
20 Indian tones, stereo sampled grand piano tones, and more for 700 high-quality tones
20 Indian tones: SITAR 1,SITAR 2,SITAR 3,SITAR PAD,TANPURA 1,TANPURA 2,HARMONIUM 1,HARMONIUM 2,HARMONIUM 3,SANTUR 1,SANTUR 2,SAROD 1,SAROD 2,SAROD 3,SHANAI,SARANGI 1,SARANGI 2,BANSURI,PUNGI,TABLA
Sequencer and mixer functions for total musical creation support
Song Sequencer17-track Song Sequencer (16 tracks + 1 system track) acts as a multi-track recorder, so you can use it for real-time recording of your keyboard play. 17 tracks mean that you can perform multi-track recording to layer bass,guitar, piano, and other instruments onto a drum part and build to a final song. Both real-time and step recording are supported.Completed recordings can be converted to SMF (Standard MIDI File) format and stored to an SD memory card.
One for each channel, can beused for individual simultaneous adjustment of volume, pan, reverb send, and other parameters.
The expandability to configure an ideal musical environment
SD Memory Card Slot
Song sequencer, tone editor, and other data can be saved to an SD or SDHC memory card. An Audio Record function can be used to record digital audio data. SMF (Standard MIDI File) data stored on an SD or SDHC memory card can be played back on the digital keyboard.
Different input/output terminals are provided to meet a variety of different needs: line out terminals (L/MONO, R) for connection of the mixer of a stage PA system or other devices.
The USB port provides easy computer and MIDI send/receive connection. It also enables quick and simple transfer of song sequencer, tone editor and other data to an SD memory card from an audio device between the digital keyboard and a computer. Download of a special Data Manager 6.1 application is required in order to transfer data to a computer. ** Data Manager 6.1 download site:
True musical instrument quality, simple operation
AHL Sound Source
The sound source is pre-programmed with digital samples of acoustic musical instruments recorded using the most advanced digital technology. Thanks to CASIO original sound technology, the AHL sound source is capable of reproducing all of the natural smoothness of the original waveform.
Incorporates five selectable frequency characteristics,including “Bright” for a lively sound emphasizing the treble range and “Powerful” with a stress on volume.
700 Built-in Tones and 10 User Tones
The AHL sound source delivers a lineup of 700 different built-in tones. You also can store up to 10 of your own original tones for instant recall whenever you need them.
210 Preset Rhythms and Auto Accompaniment
A total of 210 preset rhythms cover a wide range of musical genres, from rock and pops, to jazz, Latin, piano pieces, and more. Simply select the built-in rhythm you want and Auto Accompaniment provides you with backup that is the next best thing to having a professional band at your disposal.
A large operation dial really comes in handy during music creation using sequencer functions and mixer functions.
The display shows the currently selected tone name and rhythm name, along with a wealth of other information. On the sequencer screen, for example, you can check the current status and volume level of each of the 16 tracks, and other setting information at a glance.
Piano-Style Keyboard and Touch Response
The keyboard is designed and engineered to provide a realistic piano experience. Just like a grand piano keyboard, Touch Response causes sound that is output to change in accordance with the amount of pressure applied to the keys.
High-output 2-Way Bass Reflex Speakers
A 6W+6W high-output bass reflex 2-way 4-speaker system delivers rich sound from low range to high. The speakers can be used as high-quality monitoring speakers during performances and music creation sessions.
Pitch Bend Wheel
The pitch bender wheel makes it easy to add realistic sounding guitar choking, sax bending, and other effects to keyboard play.
Music presets provide one-touch access to Auto Accompaniment, tone, reverb, and other settings that are configured in accordance with representative chord progressions. A total of 305 presets let you easily configure the keyboard for a wide variety of different musical styles. In addition to built-in presets, you can create your own original presets (user presets) and store them in memory for later recall.
DetailsKeyboard61 piano-style keysTouch Response2 sensitivity levels, OffSound SourceAHL (Dual-element)Maximum Polyphony48Tones700(Including 20 Indian tones)Layer/SplitLayer, SplitDigital Effects
Reverb: 10 types; Chorus: 5 types (simultaneous use with DSP not supported.); DSP: 100 preset, 100 user (simultaneous use with Chorus not supported.); EQ(Equalizer): 5(Off, Soft, Bright, B.Boost, Powerful)Rhythms/Patterns210(Including 12 Indian rhythms)Auto AccompanimentCASIO Chord, Fingered 1, Fingered 2 (6th off), Fingered 3 (on bass), Full Range Chord; Controllers: Start/Stop, Intro, Normal/Fill-in, Variation/Fill-in, Synchro/Ending(Accompaniment volume adjustable)Built-in Songs5 (demo tunes)MetronomeBeats: 0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (Tempo range: quarter note = 30 to 255 per minute)Recorder Real-time recording(Easy Rec Multi-track Rec), Step recording, Song edit, Track edit, Event edit(delete, copy, insert, quantize, etc.); User Songs: 5 songs, 17 tracks per song(1 system track + 16 multi tracks); Approximate Data Capacity: 12,000 notes(5 songs total)Other Functions Mixer: 32 channels; Tone editor (10 user tones); Registrations: 32 setups (4 sets x 8 banks); Music preset: 305 preset with chord progression, chord edit; One-touch preset; Auto harmonize: 12 types; Arpeggiator: 150 types; Octave shift: ±2 octaves; Song controller: Play/Stop, Fast Forward, Fast Backward, Pause, Repeat (Song volume adjustable); Pitch bend wheel : 0 to 24 semitones; Large DialKey Transpose±1 octave (-12 to +12 semitones)Tuning ControlA4 = 415.5 - 440.0 - 465.9 HzPedalsStandard jackDisplay ScreenLCD with backlightUSB Memory / SD Memory Supported memory cards: From 2GB up to 32GB SD memory cards or SDHC memory cards; Functions: SMF playback (up to 320KB per file), file save/load/delete, card format; Save/load: Registrations, user rhythms, user tones, user DSPs, user music presets, song sequencer songsMIDIGM Compatibility: Level 1; Terminals: USBSpeakers12cm x 2 + 3cm x 2, bass-reflex system, speaker on/offAmp Output6W＋6WInput/Output Terminals Audio in(stereo mini jack); Line output (L/MONO, R for each, Standard jack); Phones (stereo standard jack); Sustain/assignable; USB: type B; External power (12V DC); * USB cable (A-B type) required to use USB terminal for computer connection.Power RequirementsBatteries: D-size x 6/AC adaptor: AD-A12150LWDimensions (W x D x H)948 x 384 x 122mm, Excluding music stand, and other projectionsWeightApproximately 5.7kg (Excluding batteries)Included AccessoriesAC adaptor (AD-A12150LW), music stand