CTK - 4400 EN/ES WK - 240 WK - 245 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 la información para futuras consultas. Precauciones de seguridad Antes de intentar usar el teclado digital, asegúrese de leer las “Precauciones de seguridad”...
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Contents General Guide ....... EN-4 Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play......EN-31 Using the 10-key Pad ( )......EN-7 FUNCTION Button ( ) Functions ....EN-7 Phrases............EN-31 Returning the Digital Keyboard to Its Step Up Lesson Flow........EN-31 Factory Default Settings ........EN-8 Selecting the Song, Phrase, and Part You Want to Practice......
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 CTK-4400/WK-240/WK-245. • Illustrations in this User’s Guide show the WK-240. • In this manual, buttons and other controllers are identified using the numbers shown below. 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 bk bk bl bl...
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. P(POWER) button ☞EN-10 Area1, WATCH button ☞EN-33, 48 VOLUME knob ☞EN-10...
General Guide ■ Back USB port ☞EN-59 AUDIO IN jack ☞EN-19 SUSTAIN/ASSIGNABLE JACK ☞EN-17 DC 9.5V terminal ☞EN-9 MIC VOLUME knob PHONES/OUTPUT jack ☞EN-11 (WK-240 and WK-245) ☞EN-19 MIC IN/SAMPLING jack (WK-240 and WK-245) ☞EN-19 EN-6...
General Guide Using the 10-key Pad ( FUNCTION Button ( ) Functions Use the number buttons and the [–] and [+] keys to change You can use the FUNCTION button ( ) to adjust the reverb the settings of the parameters that appear in the upper left effect, to delete data, and to perform a wide range of other area of the display.
General Guide Returning the Digital Keyboard to Function Display Page Its Factory Default Settings Transpose Trans. EN-18 Accompaniment Volume AcompVol EN-42 Perform the following procedure when you want to return the Song Volume Song Vol EN-30 Digital Keyboard’s stored data and settings to their initial factory defaults.
Load six batteries into the battery compartment. • The AC adaptor does not come with this Digital Keyboard. • CTK-4400: AA-size batteries Purchase it separately from your retailer. See page EN-3 • WK-240/WK-245: D-size batteries for information about options.
Playing the Digital Keyboard bn bn br br bm bm ct ct Auto Power Off Turning on Power and Playing If you do not perform any operation on the Digital Keyboard Press (P). for one of the trigger times noted below, Auto Power Off will This turns on power.
Playing the Digital Keyboard Using Headphones Connecting a Microphone (WK-240 and WK-245) Using headphones cuts off output from the built-in speakers, which means you can practice playing even late at night You can connect a dynamic microphone (only) to the Digital without disturbing others.
Playing the Digital Keyboard Changing Keyboard Response to Adjusting Display Contrast Touch Pressure Press (FUNCTION) and then use the (Touch Response) (10-key)  (o) and  (p) keys to display “OTHER” (page EN-7). Touch Response alters tone volume in accordance with keyboard pressure (speed).
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 y (slower) and t (faster) to change the tempo...
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds bn bn br br co cocp cp cr cr ct ct 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, and more.
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Layering Two Tones Splitting the Keyboard between Two Different Tones You can use the following procedure to layer two different tones (such as piano and strings) so they sound You can use the procedure below to assign different tones to simultaneously when you press a keyboard key.
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Pressing again to unsplit the keyboard (so it Using Reverb plays only the tone you selected in step 1). • Each press of toggles between split (two tones) and Reverb adds reverberation to notes. You can change the unsplit (one tone).
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Selecting the Pedal Effect Using Chorus Press (FUNCTION) and then use the Chorus is a function that adds depth and breadth to notes. It (10-key)  (o) and  (p) keys to display makes you sound as if you are playing multiple instruments. “OTHER”...
Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Octave Shift Changing the Pitch (Transpose, Tuning, Octave Shift) Octave Shift lets you raise or lower the pitch of the keyboard notes in octave units. • The octave shift setting range is –2 to +2 octaves. •...
Turn on the external device or microphone, and Keyboard, as well as the microphone (WK-240 or then turn on the Digital Keyboard. WK-245) or external device (CTK-4400) being • When using a microphone, adjust the input volume connected, are all turned off.
What you should do next depends on your Sampling and Playing a Melody Digital Keyboard model as described below. Sound (Melody Sampling) • CTK-4400: Output sound from the external device. Use the procedures in this section to sample a sound and play • WK-240, WK-245: it as the melody part on the Digital Keyboard.
Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard ■ How sampled sounds are played Changing the Volume of Sampled Sound Pressing Middle C (C4) will play back the original sound. The Looped Playback keys to the left and right of C4 play the sound at different You can use the following procedure to change the volume pitches.
Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Applying Effects to a Sampled Sound Incorporating a Sampled Sound into a Drum Set (Drum Sampling) You can apply various effects to sampled sounds. Press (TONE) and then use (10-key) to You can use the procedure to change the drum sounds that enter the tone number (601 to 605) to which you are assigned to each keyboard key.
Digital Keyboard model as described below. longer need will free up memory space and you should be able to sample for 10 seconds. See “Deleting a Sampled • CTK-4400: Sound” on page EN-26 for more information. Output sound from the external device.
Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard ■ To change the pitch of a sampled sound Editing Sampled Drum Set Sounds While holding down the keyboard key of the sampled sound You can use the procedures in this section to copy the drum whose pitch you want to change, use the (10-key) [–] and sound assigned to one keyboard key to another key, to...
Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Changing to Manual Sampling Stop Other Sampling Functions Normally the Digital Keyboard will stop sampling automatically whenever it detects there is no sound input. You can use the Changing to a Manual Sampling Start following procedure to enable manual sampling stop, which will cause sampling to continue until you press a button to Normally when the Digital Keyboard is in sampling standby, it...
Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Deleting a Sampled Sound Protecting Against Accidental Deletion of Sampled Sounds You can use the following procedure to specify a sampled tone number and delete its data. You can use the following procedure to protect each sampled sound against accidental deletion.
Playing Built-in Songs Pause, Skip Forward, Skip Back Playing Back a Particular Song Use the operations in this section to perform pause, skip Use the procedure below to play back one of the built-in forward, and skip back operations. songs. You can play along on the keyboard with song playback.
Playing Built-in Songs Pressing again returns to normal playback. Repeating Playback of Specific Measures Changing the song number clears the start measure and You can use the procedure in this section to repeat particular end measure of the repeat operation. measures for practice playing along until you master it.
Playing Built-in Songs Adjusting the Song Volume Turning Off the Part of One Hand for Practice (Part Select) Use the following procedure to adjust the balance between the volume of what you play on the keyboard and song You can turn off the right hand part or the left hand part of a playback volume.
Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play br br bp bp 6 6 7 7 8 8 bk bk bl bl bs bsbt btck ckcl clcm cm ct ct 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 voice fingering guide. Now it is time to start the lessons. First, select the song and part you want to practice.
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 Changing the Phrase Length Use the following procedure to turn off note guide, which You can use the following procedure to change the length of sounds the note to be played next in Lesson 2 and Lesson 3. lesson phrases, or to configure the lesson feature so the song is played all the way through, without being divided into Press...
Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play ■ Auto Step Up Lesson Procedure Using Auto Step Up Lesson Phrase 1 With Auto Step Up Lesson, the Digital Keyboard advances Lesson 1 through each lesson automatically. Lesson 2 Select the song and part you want to practice (page EN-28).
Music Challenge Keyboard Game bp bp bo bobn bn bk bk cn cn The game ends when you advance successfully Music Challenge is a game that measures your reaction speed as you press keys in response to on-screen keyboard through 20 notes. indicators and fingering guide indications.
Using Auto Accompaniment bq bq bp bp bo bo bn bn br br 6 6 7 7 8 8 bk bk bl bl bm bm cq cq cs cs ct ct With Auto Accompaniment, simply select an accompaniment Starting and Stopping the Rhythm Part Only pattern.
This enables chord input on the accompaniment • FINGERED 1 keyboard. • FINGERED 2 • FINGERED 3 Accompaniment keyboard • CASIO CHORD • FULL RANGE CHORD Hold down until the chord input mode selection screen appears on the display. Chord input mode...
Pressing a single supported and how they are fingered on the keyboard. accompaniment area key in the CASIO CHORD mode will play the Accompaniment keyboard major chord whose name is marked above the key. All of the...
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.
Using Auto Accompaniment Using Auto Harmonize Type Type Name Description number Auto Harmonize automatically adds harmony to notes you Duet 1 Adds close (separated by 2 to 4 play with your right hand, which adds rich depth to the melody degrees) 1-note harmony below of your performances.
Using Auto Accompaniment Use the (10-key) [–] and [+] keys to select Looking Up the Notes of Chords the type of chord you want. (Chord Book) Selecting a chord type causes the chord to sound, and shows the chord name and its notes on the display. You can use the Chord Book to look up chords that you do not know how to play.
Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns br br bo bo 6 6 7 7 8 8 bk bk bl bl ct ct ■ Editable Contents You can use the procedure in this section to edit the Digital Keyboard’s built-in Auto Accompaniment rhythm patterns and •...
Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns Press a button from to select the To edit the other contents, press Accompaniment Pattern you want to edit. (FUNCTION) to display the screen for the setting you want. The name of the pattern will appear on the display. •...
Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns 11-1. Press the (10-key) [–] key to exit without To delete saved data saving. The following procedure cannot be performed while an Auto This displays the delete confirmation message. Accompaniment editing (rhythm edit) operation is in progress. Press the (10-key) [+] key to exit the editing procedure.
Saving Keyboard Setups to Registration Memory bo bo br br bs bsbt btck ckcl clcm cmcn cn ■ Registration Save Example Registration memory lets you store Digital Keyboard setups (tone, rhythm, etc.) for instant recall whenever you need them. This example saves the data shown in the table below to the Registration memory simplifies performance of complex following setups in Bank 1.
Saving Keyboard Setups to Registration Memory To save a setup to registration To recall a setup from registration memory memory Press (RHYTHM). Press to select the bank that contains the setup you want to recall. Bank number Bank 6 Configure the tone, rhythm, and other settings you can to include in the setup.
Recording Your Keyboard Play bp bpbo bobn bn br br bk bk bl bl bs bsbt btck ckcl clcm cmcn cn cs cs Configure the tone, rhythm, and other settings The recorder feature lets you record your keyboard play. you want to use. Recording and Playing Back Start playing.
Recording Your Keyboard Play Press twice to exit the recorder mode. Using Tracks to Record and Mix Disappears Parts You can divide a song according to various types of parts (instrument, left and right hand, etc.), and record each part to a specific track.
Recording Your Keyboard Play To stop recording, press To record to Tracks 1 through 6 • To play back what you have recorded, press again. Record the first part to Track 1. Each press of starts and stops playback. To record to Track 1, perform steps 1 through 4 under “Recording and Playing Back Keyboard Play”...
Recording Your Keyboard Play Recording Two or More Songs, Recording while Playing Along and Selecting One for Playback with a Built-in Song You can record up to five songs (numbered 1 through 5) in This section explains how to play along and record along with memory.
Recording Your Keyboard Play Press to cycle through the parts in the Saving Recorded Data on an sequence shown below. External Device You can save data you record with the Digital Keyboard on your computer’s hard disk. See page EN-62 for details about Right-hand Recording how to transfer sampled data to a computer for storage.
Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions br br bq bqbp bp bn bn bo bo cq cq ct ct Press (RHYTHM). Changing the Scale of the Keyboard Press (FUNCTION) and then use the (10-key)  (o) and  (p) keys to display You can use the following procedure to select from among 17 “SCALE”...
Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions Using the Current Scale Notes for Auto Using Music Preset Accompaniments Selecting a Music Preset instantly changes the Digital You can use the following procedure to reflect the preset Keyboard to a preset setup (tone, rhythm, tempo, etc.) for play scale you selected in Auto Accompaniments.
Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions Press to turn on Arpeggiator. Using the Arpeggiator Playing a chord on the keyboard will start arpeggio play. • Press again to turn off Arpeggiator. The Arpeggiator makes it possible to play an arpeggio pattern automatically.
Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions Deleting User Song Data Deleting All Data in Digital Keyboard Memory You can use the following procedure to delete user song data stored as song numbers 153 through 162. Use the following procedure when you want to delete sampled sounds, user songs and all other data, except for recorded Press (FUNCTION) and then use the...
Connecting External Devices br br bl bl ct ct Connecting the Digital Keyboard to Your Connecting to 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 •...
MIDI device. The navigate channels can be used to display only the notes CASIO USB-MIDI : For Windows Vista, Windows 7, of a particular channel (part) as on-screen guide information Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Mac OS X...
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 Downloading Data Manager Storing and Loading Digital Keyboard Memory Data Go to the CASIO WORLDWIDE site at the following URL. You can transfer sampled sounds, recorded songs, and other http://world.casio.com/ data in Digital Keyboard memory to a computer for storage.
Connecting External Devices Playing an External Device from the Digital Connecting to Audio Equipment Keyboard This Digital Keyboard can be connected to commercially Connection requires commercially available connecting cords, available stereo, amplifier, or recording equipment, to a supplied by you. The connecting cords should have a stereo portable audio player or other equipment.
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 EN-9).
Reference Symptom Action The metronome does not sound. • Check and adjust the accompaniment volume setting (page EN-42). • Check and adjust the song volume (page EN-30). • Turn power off and then back on to initialize all Digital Keyboard settings (page EN-10).
Reference Error Messages Display Cause Action Message Err Exist A sampled drum set sound cannot be copied (page • Delete the sampled sound that is currently assigned EN-24) to a keyboard key because the key already to the key you are copying to (page EN-26). has a sampled sound assigned to it.
Reference Song List SONG BANK WORLD HEIDENRÖSLEIN TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR AIR FROM “SUITE no.3” LIGHTLY ROW SPRING FROM “THE FOUR SEASONS” LONG LONG AGO HABANERA FROM “CARMEN” ON TOP OF OLD SMOKEY BRINDISI FROM “LA TRAVIATA” SAKURA SAKURA HUNGARIAN DANCES no.5 WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN MINUET IN G MAJOR 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.
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