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PX - 870
PX-770
USER'S GUIDE (Full)
Before using this Digital Piano for the first time,
be sure to read the separate USER'S GUIDE to
familiarize yourself with basic operations.
Illustrations in this User's Guide show the PX-870.
PX870/770-E-3A
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  • Page 1 PX - 870 PX-770 USER’S GUIDE (Full) Before using this Digital Piano for the first time, be sure to read the separate USER’S GUIDE to familiarize yourself with basic operations. Illustrations in this User’s Guide show the PX-870. PX870/770-E-3A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting Ready ..................... EN-49 Assembling the Stand ..........EN-49 Connecting Headphones ...........EN-55 To connect the cable..........EN-53 Connecting Audio Equipment or an Amplifier ....EN-55 To install the music stand..........EN-54 Bundled and Optional Accessories......EN-56 Removing the Protective Tape from the Keyboard..EN-54 General Guide .........EN-3 Configuring Settings with the Keyboard .........EN-25...
  • Page 3 Contents Speaker out (PX-870) ..........EN-33 Head phone mode (PX-870) ........EN-33 Volume Sync Equalizer (PX-870) ......EN-33 Auto Resume ............EN-33 Linking with an Application (APP Function)....EN-34 USB Flash Drive (PX-870) ....EN-35 Storing Standard Audio Data (WAV Files) to a USB Flash Drive ............
  • Page 4: General Guide

    General Guide • Illustrations in this User’s Guide show the PX-870. Front PX-870 PX-770 Bottom Rear (PX-870 only) (PX-870) (PX-770) EN-3...
  • Page 5: Auto Resume And Operation Lock

    (Auto Resume). You can also lock its buttons to protect against operation errors (Operation Lock). For details, see “Parameter List” on pages EN-28 - EN-33. About Music Score data You can use a computer to download music score data from the CASIO Website. For more information, visit the URL below. http://world.casio.com/...
  • Page 6: Turning Power On Or Off

    Power Outlet After you finish assembling the stand, turn on the NOTE Digital Piano. For details, see “Getting Ready” on page • Turning off the Digital Piano after performing the EN-49. above steps will re-enable Auto Power Off. Turning Power On or Off Returning the Digital Piano to Its Factory Default Settings Press the P (POWER) button to turn on...
  • Page 7: Playing With Different Tones

    Playing with Different Tones Selecting and Playing a Tone The Digital Piano comes with 19 built-in tones. *1: The names of the tones are marked above the keyboard keys to which they are assigned. *2: In this manual, these six tones are collectively referred to as “piano tones”. The CONCERT, MELLOW, and BRIGHT tones are collectively referred to as “GRAND PIANO tones”.
  • Page 8: Adjusting Acoustic Piano Sound Characteristics

    Playing with Different Tones Bass Tone (BASS) Adjusting Acoustic Piano Selecting the BASS (LOWER) tone in step 1 of the Sound Characteristics above procedure will assign the bass tone to the low (PX-870) range (left side) of the keyboard. The high range (right side) will be assigned the tone that was selected when The tones of your Digital Piano have built-in elements you pressed the BASS key.
  • Page 9: Layering Two Tones

    Playing with Different Tones In addition to piano tones, the elements below are also Layering Two Tones available.  KEY OFF SIMULATOR Use the following procedure to layer two tones, so they sound at the same time. Causes notes to decay when keyboard keys are released.
  • Page 10: Using Effects

    Playing with Different Tones To adjust the volume balance between Using Effects two layered tones Hall simulator (PX-870) : Makes your notes resonate. While holding down the FUNCTION button, Reverb (PX-770) Chorus : Adds more breadth to your use the keyboard keys shown below to adjust notes.
  • Page 11: Using The Digital Piano's Pedals

    Playing with Different Tones To apply chorus to a tone Using the Digital Piano’s Pedals While holding down the FUNCTION button, use the Chorus keyboard key to cycle Your Digital Piano comes equipped with three pedals: through the available settings. damper, soft, and sostenuto •...
  • Page 12: Using The Metronome

    Playing with Different Tones Disabling Damper Noise Output Using the Metronome Damper noise is a slight metallic ringing sound that is generated as the damper of an acoustic piano separates Press the METRONOME button. from the wires pedal when the damper pedal is •...
  • Page 13: Splitting The Keyboard For Duet Play

    Playing with Different Tones While holding down the FUNCTION button, To adjust the metronome volume use the TEMPO keys to specify a tempo You can perform the following procedure at any time, value in the range of 20 to 255 beats per regardless of whether or not the metronome is minute.
  • Page 14 Playing with Different Tones Select the piano tone you want to use for the Changing the Octaves of the duet duet. keyboards Example: GRAND PIANO (BRIGHT) You can change the ranges of the left and right keyboards in octave units from their initial default To cycle between the Duet Mode settings settings.
  • Page 15: Using Built-In Songs

    Using Built-in Songs (Concert Play, Music Library, Demo Tunes) Your Digital Piano comes with 10 built-in piano and Concert Play orchestra tunes (Concert Play 1 through 10), and 60 piano solos (Music Library 1 to 60). Concert Play has recordings of a live orchestra, which Concert Play lets you enjoy playing along with you can use to play along with authentic orchestral accompaniment.
  • Page 16 Using Built-in Songs (Concert Play, Music Library, Demo Tunes) While holding down the FUNCTION button, To practice the piano part (LESSON) press the LISTEN keyboard key. PREPARATION • This enters the Listen Mode for listening to the piano • You can change tempo of the playback, if you want. and orchestra performance.
  • Page 17: Music Library

    Using Built-in Songs (Concert Play, Music Library, Demo Tunes) To play along with the orchestra Playing Back a Specific Music accompaniment (PLAY) Library Song While holding down the FUNCTION button, Find the song number of the song you want to press the PLAY keyboard key.
  • Page 18: Practicing With A Music Library Song

    Using Built-in Songs (Concert Play, Music Library, Demo Tunes) Practicing with a Music Library Playing Back Audio Data Song Stored on a USB Flash Drive (PX-870) You can turn off the left hand part or right hand part of a song and play along on the Digital Piano. You can use your Digital Piano to play back audio data (WAV files*) stored on a commercially available USB NOTE...
  • Page 19: Recording And Playback

    USB flash drive (Audio the track you are recording will be deleted. Recorder). IMPORTANT! • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. takes no Recording to Built-in MIDI responsibility for any damages, lost profits, or claims Recorder by third parties arising from the deletion of recorded data due to malfunction, repair, or for any other reason.
  • Page 20 Recording and Playback While holding down the FUNCTION button, Recording to One Track while Listening press the a button to select the track you to Playback of the Other Track want to record. Press the MIDI REC button so its lamp is lit. •...
  • Page 21: Playing Back From Digital Piano Memory

    Recording and Playback Playing Back from Digital Piano Memory Deleting Recorded Data The following procedure deletes a specific track of a Press the MIDI REC button so its lamp is lit. song. IMPORTANT! • The procedure below deletes all of the data of the selected track.
  • Page 22: Recording To A Usb Flash Drive (Audio Recorder)

    Recording and Playback Press the AUDIO REC button once or twice Recording to a USB Flash so the AUDIO REC lamp is flashing. Drive (Audio Recorder) (PX-870) Anything played on the Digital Piano is recorded to the USB flash drive as audio data (WAV files*). If you play along on the Digital Piano as you play back data stored in song memory, the memory playback and your To start recording, press the a button or...
  • Page 23 Recording and Playback Recording Digital Piano Play as Data Playing Back Data Recorded on a USB Recorded in MIDI Recorder Plays Back Flash Drive (Audio Recorder) Press the AUDIO REC button once or twice Press the MIDI REC button once or twice until so the AUDIO REC lamp is lit.
  • Page 24 Recording and Playback Adjusting the Audio Recorder Volume Deleting an Audio File from a USB Flash Level Drive You can use the procedure below to adjust the volume Files can be deleted one at a time. level of audio data recorded to a USB flash drive. IMPORTANT! While holding down the FUNCTION button, •...
  • Page 25 Recording and Playback Once again, hold down the FUNCTION button as you press the a button. • To cancel the delete operation at any time, press the AUDIO REC button so its lamp is unlit. NOTE • When you record a new file, it is always automatically assigned the next new file number in the sequence of files currently on the USB flash drive, even if a previous number is unused (because...
  • Page 26: Configuring Settings With The Keyboard

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard In addition to selecting tones and songs (Concert Play Release the FUNCTION button to complete or Music Library), you also can use the FUNCTION the setting procedure. button in combination with the keyboard keys to configure effect, keyboard touch, and other settings.
  • Page 27: Keyboard Keys Used For Configuring Settings

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard Keyboard Keys Used for Configuring Settings • The numbers  through  correspond to the same numbers in the “Parameter List” on pages EN-28 - EN-33. [Left keyboard]   Speaker Out (PX-870) Volume Sync Equalizer (PX-870) ...
  • Page 28: Duet Mode

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard [Middle Right Keyboard]   METRONOME BEAT Temperament   Select Layer Tone  METRONOME TEMPO Base Note  Touch Response  Tone (C5) (C6) [Overall] [Right keyboard]  Octave Shift  A-tuning  Keyboard Volume ...
  • Page 29 Configuring Settings with the Keyboard Parameter List ■ Tones Operation Type Parameter Settings Description Remarks (page EN-25)  Hall simulator Off, DUTCH Specifies the hall simulator of CHURCH to notes. (page EN-9) (PX-870) FRENCH CATHEDRAL Default: STANDARD HALL  Reverb Off, 1 to 4 Specifies the reverb of notes.
  • Page 30 Configuring Settings with the Keyboard Operation Type Parameter Settings Description Remarks (page EN-25)  Select layer tone Off, On Enables or disables layering. • BASS (LOWER) cannot be layered with Default: Off (page EN-8) another tone. • Configuring of layering settings is not supported for recording function Track 2 recording.
  • Page 31 Configuring Settings with the Keyboard ■ Song/Metronome Operation Type Parameter Settings Description Remarks (page EN-25)  Music Library 1 to 70 Selects a Music Library tune. • This setting cannot be changed while Default: 1 (page EN-16) recording. song select (MUSIC LIBRARY SELECT)
  • Page 32 Configuring Settings with the Keyboard ■ Keyboard Operation Type Parameter Settings Description Remarks (page EN-25)  Temperament Temperament: <Selecting a Temperament> You can change the <Temperaments>  0 to 16 While holding down the scale (tuning 0: Equal / Temperament Base note: FUNCTION button, press the system) of the...
  • Page 33 Configuring Settings with the Keyboard ■ MIDI and Other Settings Operation Type Parameter Settings Description Remarks (page EN-25)  USB flash drive MIDI, Storage The Digital Piano enters MIDI • After this setting is changed to Storage, the Default: MIDI mode automatically when it is GRAND PIANO, E.PIANO 1, and R lamps mode...
  • Page 34: Usb Flash Drive Mode

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard Operation Type Parameter Settings Description Remarks (page EN-25)  USB flash drive Off, On – USB flash drive mode. Default: Off mode (PX-870)  Format Off, On – Formats a USB flash drive. Default: Off (PX-870) ...
  • Page 35: Linking With An Application (App Function

    A special app is available to display music scores and a piano roll display to support your practice. Downloading the Special App Go to the website below to download the app and install it on your smart device. http://web.casio.com/app/en/ EN-34...
  • Page 36: Usb Flash Drive (Px-870

    Digital Piano Memory” (page EN-40) (page types of music data  Direct playback of song (.MID, .CM2) data from a EN-46) 1. CASIO format data USB flash drive (CM2) –  See “Simple Play Back of a Song on a USB Flash 2.
  • Page 37: Storing Standard Audio Data (Wav Files) To A Usb Flash Drive

    CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held in any way liable for any use of this Digital Piano that is illegal under copyright laws.
  • Page 38: Connecting A Usb Flash Drive To And Detaching It From The Digital Piano

    USB Flash Drive (PX-870) Connecting a USB Flash Drive Formatting a USB Flash Drive to and Detaching It from the IMPORTANT! Digital Piano • Be sure to format a USB flash drive on the Digital Piano before using it for the first time. IMPORTANT! •...
  • Page 39: Saving A Recorded Song To A Usb Flash Drive

    USB Flash Drive (PX-870) Press the a button. While holding down the FUNCTION button, press the keyboard key that corresponds to • This starts formatting. • After formatting is complete, the L/R lamps will go the USB flash drive mode. out and the Digital Piano will exit the formatting •...
  • Page 40 USB Flash Drive (PX-870) ■ USB Flash Drive Data (File) Storage While holding down the FUNCTION button, Locations press the save USB flash drive keyboard key. The above procedure stores piano data in a folder • This will cause the MIDI REC lamp to light. named MUSICLIB on the USB flash drive.
  • Page 41: Loading Song Data From A Usb Flash Drive Into Digital Piano Memory

    USB Flash Drive (PX-870) While holding down the FUNCTION button, Loading Song Data from a press the keyboard key that corresponds to USB Flash Drive into Digital the USB flash drive mode. Piano Memory • This will cause the L/R lamps to flash. You can use the procedure below to load user song data (page EN-46) from a USB flash drive to the Digital Piano’s Music Library (song numbers 61 to 70).
  • Page 42: Deleting Data From A Usb Flash Drive

    USB Flash Drive (PX-870) Hold down the FUNCTION button as you use Deleting Data from a USB the MUSIC LIBRARY SELECT keyboard Flash Drive keys to select a song number (61 to 70). You can use the procedure below to delete song data stored in the “MUSICLIB”...
  • Page 43: Simple Play Back Of A Song On A Usb Flash Drive

    USB Flash Drive (PX-870) Hold down the FUNCTION button as you use Simple Play Back of a Song on the MUSIC LIBRARY SELECT keyboard a USB Flash Drive keys to select a song number (61 to 70). You can use the procedure below to play back a user song (page EN-46) stored on a USB flash drive without loading the song into Digital Piano Music Library memory (song numbers 61 to 70).
  • Page 44: Error Indicators

    USB Flash Drive (PX-870) Error Indicators The following shows how the lamps indicate the error type when an error occurs due to data transfer failure or some other reason. Lamps Error Type Cause Action 1. The USB flash drive is not 1.
  • Page 45 USB Flash Drive (PX-870) Lamps Error Type Cause Action 1. The USB flash drive format is 1. Format the USB flash drive on not compatible with this the Digital Piano. Digital Piano. Format 2. The USB flash drive is 2. Use a different USB flash drive. corrupted.
  • Page 46: Connecting To A Computer

    (OS X/Mac OS X) 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12 Configure the music software settings to *1: Windows Vista (32-bit) select “CASIO USB-MIDI” as the MIDI device. *2: Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) • For information about how to select the MIDI device, *3: Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Page 47: Using Midi

    (machines) produced by different manufacturers. NOTE • For detailed information about MIDI Implementation, visit the CASIO website at: http://world.casio.com/. • While holding down the FUNCTION button, press the keyboard key that corresponds to the USB device See “Send channel” and “Local control” on page mode.
  • Page 48 .MID: SMF format data • If there are two files with the filename extensions (format 0/1) .MID and .CM2 in the MUSICLIB folder, only the .CM2: CASIO original .MID data will be loaded into user song memory. format data Recorder RECORDER BIDREC01.CSR: CASIO...
  • Page 49 Connecting to a Computer ■ To transfer Recorder memory data between the Digital Piano and your computer To transfer the Piano’s current Recorder Digital memory data to your computer, copy the contents of the RECORDER folder to your computer. To return Recorder data you previously saved to your computer back to Recorder memory, copy it back to the RECORDER folder (and replace the current RECORDER folder contents).
  • Page 50 Doing so risks damage to the stand and/or Digital Piano. • You can find the screws in a plastic bag inside of the packing material. • If anything is missing or damaged, contact your local CASIO service provider. EN-49...
  • Page 51 Getting Ready Remove the four screws (two on each end) IMPORTANT!  from back board Joint connectors • When inserting a screw into a joint connector, keep your finger on the joint connector hole on the back of back board ...
  • Page 52 Getting Ready 3-2.  If you plan to locate the piano and stand Place the two ends of the pedal unit onto   against a wall, loosen the two screws (one on brackets and secure them with  the outside of each side panel) that secure screws.
  • Page 53 Getting Ready (PX-870 only) From the back of the assembled stand, slide  the piano into the grooves of side panel  Secure the back panel to the back board  and side panel  • Note that there is nothing anchoring the piano to the •...
  • Page 54 Getting Ready After checking to make sure the six screws Insert the plug of the AC adaptor that comes that secure side panels   are fully with the Digital Piano into its power terminal tightened, cover the heads of the screws with (PX-870: 24VDC, PX-770: 12VDC).
  • Page 55 Getting Ready To install the music stand Removing the Protective Tape from the Keyboard PX-870 Protective tape is affixed to the front edges of the Install the music stand by inserting its pegs keyboard keys to protect them during shipment. into the holes in the top of the piano.
  • Page 56 Getting Ready Connecting Headphones Connecting Audio Equipment or an Amplifier Front PHONES/OUTPUT jacks You can connect audio equipment or a music amplifier to the Digital Piano and then play through external speakers for more powerful volume and better sound quality. IMPORTANT! •...
  • Page 57 Use of unauthorized accessories creates the risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury. NOTE • You can get information about accessories that are sold separately for this product from the CASIO catalog available from your retailer, and from the CASIO website at the following URL. http://world.casio.com/...
  • Page 58: Reference

    Reference Troubleshooting Problem Action Page  EN-6 No sound is produced when I 1. Rotate the VOLUME controller more towards “MAX”. press a keyboard key.  EN-55 2. Disconnect whatever is connected to the PHONES/OUTPUT jacks.  EN-32 3. Turn on the Local control setting. ...
  • Page 59: Product Specifications

    Reference Product Specifications Model PX-870BK/PX-870BN/PX-870WE PX-770BK/PX-770BN/PX-770WE Keyboard 88-key piano keyboard, with Touch Response 88-key piano keyboard, with Touch Response Maximum Polyphony 256 notes 128 notes Tone 19 types 19 types • Layer (excluding bass tones) • Layer (excluding bass tones) Acoustic Simulator Damper Resonance (Damper Noise on/off), Hammer Damper Resonance (Damper Noise on/off), Hammer...
  • Page 60: Appendix

    Appendix Song No. Song Name Tone List Praeludium 1 BWV 846 [Das Wohltemperierte Klavier 1] Le Coucou Tone Name Program Change Bank Select MSB Gavotte GRAND PIANO CONCERT Sonatina Op.36-1 1st Mov. GRAND PIANO MELLOW Sonatine Op.20-1 1st Mov. GRAND PIANO BRIGHT Sonate K.545 1st Mov.
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