USER’S GUIDE Please keep all information for future reference. Safety Precautions Before trying to use the Digital Keyboard, be sure to read the separate “Safety Precautions”. GUÍA DEL USUARIO Guarde toda información para tener como referencia futura. Precauciones de seguridad Antes de intentar usar el teclado digital, asegúrese de leer las “Precauciones de seguridad”...
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Separately Available Accessories ● Music Stand • You can get information about accessories that ● Song Book are separately for this product from the CASIO ● Leaflets catalog available from your retailer, and from the • Safety Precautions CASIO website at the following URL.
General Guide • In this manual, the term “Digital Keyboard” refers to the LK-160/LK-165/LK-240. • In this manual, buttons and other controllers are identified using the numbers shown below. • There is a button number reference at the back of this manual. You can tear it out and refer to the button numbers as required.
General Guide • The following explains the meaning of the $ symbol that appears on the product console and with the key names below. $ : Indicates a function that is enabled by holding down the button for some time. POWER button ☞E-6 SONG BANK button ☞E-16 VOLUME slider ☞E-6...
General Guide Using the 10-key Pad ( Using the FUNCTION Button ( Use the number buttons and the [–] and [+] keys to change Use the FUNCTION button ( ) to access settings that let the settings of the parameters that appear in the upper left you select the reverb type, pedal effect, etc.
Getting Ready to Play Using Batteries Preparing the Music Stand • Be sure to turn off power before loading batteries. Music stand • It is up to you to prepare six commercially available AA-size batteries. Do not use oxyride batteries or any other nickel based batteries.
Playing the Digital Keyboard 1 1 2 2 bn bn bo bo bq bq br br bs bs bt bt ck ck cl cl cm cm Power On Alert (Using the AC Adaptor) Turning on Power and Playing While you are using the AC adaptor for power, the keyboard Press keys will light to remind you that power is on if you do not This turns on power.
Playing the Digital Keyboard Using Headphones Changing Keyboard Response to Touch Pressure (Touch Response) Using headphones cuts off output from the built-in speakers, which means you can practice playing even late at night (LK-240 only) without disturbing others. • Be sure to turn down the volume level before connecting Touch Response alters tone volume in accordance with headphones.
Playing the Digital Keyboard Press a pad (1 through 5, through ) to Turning Off Keyboard Lighting sound what is assigned to it. Keyboard Lighting causes keyboard keys to light when you There are four sets of voice pad sounds numbered 1 press them, during built-in song playback, etc.
Playing the Digital Keyboard Changing the Metronome Tempo Using the Metronome Use the following procedure to change the tempo of the The metronome lets you play and practice along with a steady metronome. beat to help keep you on tempo. Press Start/Stop Use w (slower) and q (faster) to change the tempo...
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds 3 3 4 4 bn bn bo bo bq bq br br bs bs bt bt ck ck cl cl Try playing something on the keyboard. Select from a variety of musical The tone of the instrument you selected will sound. instrument sounds Your Digital Keyboard lets you select tones for a wide variety of musical instrument sounds, including violin, flute, orchestra,...
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Using Reverb Using a Pedal Reverb adds reverberation to notes. You can change the A pedal can be used to change notes in various ways while duration of the reverb. playing. • A pedal unit does not come with the Digital Keyboard. Press (FUNCTION) a number of times until Purchase one separately from your retailer.
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Changing the Pitch Sampling a Sound and Playing It (Transpose, Tuning) on the Keyboard (Sampling) You can use the Digital Keyboard to sample a sound from a microphone, and then play the sound with the keyboard keys Changing the Pitch in Semitone Steps or voice pads.
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds ■ Short Sampling Press and immediately release it. This enters record standby. With short sampling, you can sample up to three sounds, each one with a duration of approximately 0.3 seconds. You can sound the short sampled sounds using voice pads 1 through 3.
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Output the sound in the direction of the Turning off power clears sampled data! microphone. Turning off power will causes all sampled sound data to be Sampling starts automatically and stops after about 0.3 deleted. seconds. •...
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Applying Effects to a Sampled Sound Using a Sampled Sound in a You can use the following procedure to apply various settings Rhythm (Drum Assign) to the sampled tone assigned to tone number 401. Use the following procedure to replace a percussive (10-key) to select a tone number from instrument with a sampled sound you sampled with short 405 to 414.
Playing Built-in Songs bp bp bq bq 7 7 8 8 9 9 bk bk bl bl bm bm With this Digital Keyboard, built-in tune data is referred to as Playing Back a Particular Song “songs”. You can listen to the built-in songs for your own enjoyment, or you can play along with them for practice.
Playing Built-in Songs ■ Skip Forward Press This starts playback of the song. Keyboard keys will light Press as notes are played. This skips song playback forward to the next measure. Sustain pedal Each press of skips ahead one measure. Holding Note down skips forward at high speed until you release it.
Playing Built-in Songs When song playback reaches the measure you Changing Playback Speed (Tempo) want to specify as the start measure, press You can use the following procedure to change the speed This specifies the measure as the start measure. (tempo) in order to slow down playback to practice difficult passages, etc.
Playing Built-in Songs Playing with the Tone as Song Playback The procedure below lets you select the same keyboard tone as the one being used in the song and play along with your favorite tunes. After selecting a song, hold down (SONG BANK) for about two seconds until the displayed tone name changes to the tone name...
Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play bp bp bq bq 7 7 8 8 9 9 bl bl bm bm br br bs bs bt bt ck ck cl cl To master a song, it is best to break it up into shorter parts Step Up Lesson Flow (phrases), master the phrases, and then put everything together.
Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Press ) to move forward one phrase, Messages that Appear during Lessons to move back one phrase. The following are the messages that appear on the display • Holding down scrolls through phrases at high during Step Lessons.
Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Play notes on the keyboard in accordance with Lessons 1, 2, and 3 the instructions provided on the display and by Now it is time to start the lessons. First, select the song and voice fingering guide.
Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Lesson 3: Remember what you learned as Playing a Particular Song All the Way you play. Through Though song playback stands by waiting for you to press the After you successfully complete all of the phrases in Lessons correct keys as in Lesson 2, the Digital Keyboard does not 1, 2, and 3, it is time to try playing the entire song from provide any guidance about what note you need to play next.
Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Turning Off Note Guide Using Auto Step Up Lesson Use the following procedure to turn off note guide, which With Auto Step Up Lesson, the Digital Keyboard advances sounds the note to be played next in Lesson 2 and Lesson 3. through each lesson automatically.
Music Challenge Keyboard Game bn bnbo bo bp bp bl bl cm cm Music Challenge is a game that measures your reaction After the keyboard key changes from flashing speed as you press keys in response to keyboard keys that to lit, press the key with the finger indicated on light and to on-screen fingering guide indications.
Music Challenge Keyboard Game The game ends when you advance successfully through 20 notes. • Your score and playing time appear on the display. After a short while, the playing time display changes to an evaluation result. To clear the evaluation result from the display, press (TONE), (RHYTHM), or...
Using Auto Accompaniment bo bo bq bq 7 7 8 8 9 9 bk bk bl bl bm bm With Auto Accompaniment, simply select an accompaniment Starting and Stopping the Rhythm Part only pattern. Each time you play a chord with your left hand the appropriate accompaniment will play automatically.
• FINGERED 1 Press • FINGERED 2 This enables chord input on the accompaniment • FINGERED 3 keyboard. • CASIO CHORD • FULL RANGE CHORD Accompaniment keyboard Hold down until the chord input mode selection screen appears on the display.
Pressing a single supported and how they are fingered on the keyboard. accompaniment area key in the Accompaniment keyboard CASIO CHORD mode will play the major chord whose name is marked above the key. All of the accompaniment area keys that are marked with the same chord name play exactly the same chord.
Using Auto Accompaniment ■ Auto Accompaniment Fill-in Using Auto Accompaniment Use the procedure below to play a fill-in pattern during a Effectively performance. • A “fill-in” is a short phrase played where you want to change the mood of a piece. A fill-in pattern can be used to create a Auto Accompaniment Pattern Variations link between two melodies or an accent.
Using Auto Accompaniment ■ Using Synchro Start Adjusting the Accompaniment Volume Use the following procedure to configure the Digital Keyboard Use the following procedure to adjust the balance between to start Auto Accompaniment play as soon as you press a what you are playing on the keyboard and the volume of the keyboard key.
Connecting External Devices bq bq bm bm Connecting the Digital Keyboard to Your Connecting a Computer Computer You can connect the Digital Keyboard to a computer and exchange MIDI data between them. You can send play data from the Digital Keyboard to music software running on your •...
Connecting External Devices Configure the music software settings to select MIDI Settings one of the following as the MIDI device. CASIO USB-MIDI: (For Windows 7, Windows Vista, Keyboard Channel Mac OS X) USB Audio Device: (For Windows XP) A keyboard channel is the channel used for sending Digital •...
Connecting External Devices ■ Turning Off the Navigate Channel Sound and Local Control Playing the Part on the Keyboard There are times when exchanging data with a computer when You can turn off the sound on one or both of the navigate you may not want the Digital Keyboard to sound notes you channels and play the cancelled part on the keyboard play on its keyboard.
Connecting External Devices Connecting to Audio Equipment This Digital Keyboard can be connected to commercially available stereo, amplifier, or recording equipment, to a portable audio player or other equipment. Outputting Digital Keyboard Notes to Audio Equipment Connection requires commercially available connecting cords, supplied by you.
Reference Troubleshooting Symptom Action Included Accessories I can’t find something that should be here. Carefully check inside all of the packing materials. Power Requirements Power will not turned on. • Check the AC adaptor or make sure that the batteries are facing correctly (page E-5).
Reference Symptom Action Some notes are cut off while they are playing. Notes are cut off whenever the number of notes being sounded exceeds the maximum polyphony value of 48 (24 for some tones). This does not indicate malfunction. The volume or tone setting I made has changed. •...
Reference Specifications Model LK-160/LK-165/LK-240 Keyboard 61 standard-size keys Touch Response (LK-240 only) 2 types, Off Key Light System Up to 4 keys can be lit at the same time Maximum Polyphony 48 notes (24 for certain tones) Tones Built-in Tones...
× 12 × 3 inch) Weight LK-160/LK-165: Approximately 3.5kg (7.7 lbs) (without batteries) LK-240: Approximately 3.6kg (7.9 lbs) (without batteries) • Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Operating Precautions Be sure to read and observe the following operating precautions.
Reference Song List SONG BANK WORLD EVENT TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR SILENT NIGHT LIGHTLY ROW WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS LONG LONG AGO JINGLE BELLS ON TOP OF OLD SMOKEY JOY TO THE WORLD SAKURA SAKURA O CHRISTMAS TREE WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN PIANO/CLASSICS AMAZING GRACE...
Reference Fingered 3, Full Range Chords Fingering Guide In addition to the chords that can be fingered with Fingered 1 and Fingered 2, the following chords also are recognized. Fingered 1, Fingered 2 Chords Ddim add9 Cdim • With Fingered 3, the lowest note fingered is interpreted as Caug the base note.
This recycle mark indicates that the packaging conforms to the environmental protection legislation in Germany. Esta marca de reciclaje indica que el empaquetado se ajusta a la legislación de protección ambiental en Alemania. MA1105-A Printed in China LK240/165-ES-1A...