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Basic Operations; Playing The Keyboard; Selecting A Tone - Casio CTK-496 User Manual

Casio ctk-496: users guide
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Basic Operations

MIC VOLUME
POWER/MODE
This section provides information on performing basic
keyboard operations.

Playing the Keyboard

To play the keyboard
1
Set the POWER/MODE switch to NORMAL.
2
Use the MAIN VOLUME buttons to lower the
keyboard volume.
• It's always a good idea to set the keyboard volume at
a relatively low level before playing.
• Pressing [ ] or [ ] causes the current volume setting
to appear on the display. Press [ ] or [ ] again to
change the setting.
3
Play something on the keyboard.

Selecting a Tone

This keyboard comes with 100 built-in tones. Use the
following procedure to select the tone you want to use.
To select a tone
1
Find the tone you want to use in the TONE List and
note its tone number.
• Not all of the available tones are shown on the tone
list printed on the keyboard console. For a complete
list, see the "Tone List" on page A-1.
2
Press the TONE button.
Appears when TONE button is pressed
E-16
MAIN VOLUME
3
NOTE
• Always input both digits for the tone number, including
• You can also increment the displayed tone number by
• Sound effect tones such as 77 VEHICLE sound best
Combination tones
The following describes the two types of combination tones
that are available.
Layered Tones (Tone Numbers: 80 through 89)
Example: 80 STR PIANO
This tone layers a strings tone with a piano tone so they both
sound when a keyboard key is pressed.
Split Tones (Tone Numbers: 90 through 96)
Example: 90 BASS/PIANO
This tone splits the keyboard so one range is assigned a bass
tone and another range is assigned a piano tone.
TONE
Use the number buttons to input the two digit tone
number for the tone you want to select.
Example: To select "26 WOOD BASS", input 2 and then 6 .
• Now notes played on the keyboard will be played
using an acoustical wood bass sound.
a leading zero (if any). If you input one digit and stop,
the display will automatically clear your input after a few
seconds.
pressing [+] and decrement it by pressing [–].
when you keep a keyboard key depressed.
BASS
Number buttons
PIANO
627A-E-018A

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