Casio CTK-451 User Manual

Casio CTK-451 User Manual

Casio musical instrument user's guide ctk-451,ctk-471


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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE GUÍA DEL USUARIO CTK451/471-ES-1 CTK451_ES_cover1 Page 1 01.8.1, 2:08 PM Adobe PageMaker 6.5J/PPC...
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  • Page 3: Welcome

    Welcome... To the happy family of satisfied CASIO electronic musical instrument owners! To get the most out of the many features and functions of the keyboard, be sure to carefully read this manual and keep it on hand for future reference.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Congratulations upon your selection of this CASIO musical instrument. This keyboard provides you with the following features and functions. 100 tones • Choose from among orchestral sounds, synthesized sounds, and more. 100 rhythms • 100 versatile rhythms help to add plenty of life to all your keyboard performances.
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    They may be hot or battery fluid may be leak- ing from them. 4. Consult with the dealer where you pur- chased the keyboard or with an autho- rized CASIO service provider. 01.7.26, 10:39 AM WARNING Adobe PageMaker 6.5J/PPC...
  • Page 6 4. Consult with the dealer where you pur- chased the keyboard or with an autho- rized CASIO service provider. When the instrument has been dropped: • In the case the instrument has been dropped or damaged, take the following actions.
  • Page 7 • The instrument’s silicone rubber feet may eventually blacken or scar lacquered sur- faces. Use felt cloth pads to insulate the feet or preferably use a CASIO musical instru- ment stand designed for your keyboard. Do not place heavy objects on the instrument.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Care of your keyboard Avoid heat, humidity or direct sunlight. Do not overexpose the instrument to direct sunlight, or place it near an air conditioner, or in any extremely hot place. Do not use near a TV or radio. This instrument can cause video or audio interference with TV and radio reception.
  • Page 9 Auto Accompaniment ... E-18 Selecting a Rhythm ...E-18 Playing a Rhythm ...E-18 Adjusting the Tempo ... E-19 Using Auto Accompaniment ... E-19 Using a Fill-in Pattern ...E-21 Synchro Starting Accompaniment with Rhythm Play ...E-21 Adjusting the Accompaniment Volume .. E-21 Using the Song Bank ...
  • Page 10: General Guide

    General Guide • Key, button, and other names are indicated in the text of this manual using bold type. POWER / MODE MAIN VOLUME FINGERED CASIO CHORD NORMAL 100 SONG BANK KEYBOARD MUSICAL INFOMATION SYSTEM SONG BANK CONTROLLER B B B B B [+]/[–] buttons...
  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel MIDI SUSTAIN DC 9V L MIDI OUT terminal M MIDI IN terminal N SUSTAIN jack terminal O DC 9V jack P PHONES/OUTPUT jack 1 Rhythm list 2 MAIN VOLUME buttons 3 TEMPO buttons 4 ACCOMP VOLUME button 5 TRANSPOSE/TUNE/MIDI button 6 CHORD BOOK button 7 Song bank list 8 Display...
  • Page 12: Using The Display

    Using the Display TONE RHYTHM SONG BANK STATUS TEMPO MAIN VOLUME An indicator appears next to the type of setting you are currently performing (TONE, RHYTHM, SONG BANK). Tone number, rhythm number, song number, keyboard settings value Rhythm, auto-accompaniment, Song Bank tune beats Tone name, rhythm name, song name, mode name, keyboard settings name Musical staff representation of notes and chords you play on the keyboard.
  • Page 13: Song Bank Quick Reference

    Song Bank Quick Reference MAIN VOLUME POWER/MODE A selection of 100 Song Bank tunes come built-in for your listening pleasure or play along fun. A simple operation cuts out the melody part or accompaniment part of the tune, allowing you to play along on the keyboard.
  • Page 14 Press the RIGHT ON/OFF button again to turn the melody part back on. • You can also turn the accompaniment part on and off by pressing the LEFT ON/OFF button. Press the STOP button to stop playback of the Song Bank tune.
  • Page 15: Connections

    When connected to a musical instrument amplifier, set the volume of the keyboard to a relatively low level and make output volume ad- justments using the amplifier’s controls.
  • Page 16: Power Supply

    Power Supply This keyboard can be powered by current from a standard house- hold wall outlet (using the specified AC adaptor) or by batteries. Al- ways make sure you turn the keyboard off whenever you are not using it. Using batteries Always make sure you turn off the keyboard before loading or re- placing batteries.
  • Page 17: Auto Power Off

    Auto Power Off When you are using battery power, keyboard power turns off auto- matically whenever you leave it on without performing any opera- tion for about 6 minutes. When this happens, use the POWER/MODE switch to turn power back on. NOTE Auto Power Off is disabled (it does not function) when you are using the AC adaptor to power the keyboard.
  • Page 18: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations MAIN VOLUME POWER/MODE This section provides information on performing basic keyboard op- erations. To play the keyboard Set the POWER/MODE switch to NORMAL. Use the MAIN VOLUME buttons to lower the key- board volume. • It’s always a good idea to set the keyboard volume at a rela- tively low level before playing.
  • Page 19: Digital Sampling

    Polyphony The term polyphony refers to the maximum number of notes you can play at the same time. The keyboard has 12-note polyphony, which includes the notes you play as well as the rhythms and auto-accom- paniment patterns that are played by the keyboard. This means that when a rhythm or auto-accompaniment pattern is being played by the keyboard, the number of notes (polyphony) available for key- board play is reduced.
  • Page 20: Auto Accompaniment

    Auto Accompaniment POWER/MODE TEMPO START/STOP This keyboard automatically plays bass and chord parts in accordance with the chords you finger. The bass and chord parts are played us- ing sounds and tones that are automatically selected to select the rhythm you are using. All of this means that you get full, realistic accompaniments for the melody notes you play with your right hand, creating the mood of an one-person ensemble.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Tempo

    To use Auto Accompaniment Set the POWER/MODE switch to CASIO CHORD or FINGERED. Press the START/STOP button to start play of the cur- rently selected rhythm.
  • Page 22 This method of chord play makes it possible for anyone to easily play chords, regardless of previous musical knowledge and experience. The following describes the CASIO CHORD “Accompaniment key- board” and “Melody keyboard”, and tells you how to play CASIO CHORDs. CASIO CHORD Accompaniment Keyboard and Melody...
  • Page 23: Using A Fill-In Pattern

    POWER/MODE switch to select the chord play method you want to use (CASIO CHORD, FINGERED). To use synchro start Press the SYNCHRO/FILL-IN button to put the key- board into synchro start standby.
  • Page 24: Using The Song Bank

    To play back a Song Bank tune Set the POWER/MODE switch to NORMAL, FIN- GERED, or CASIO CHORD. Adjust the main volume and accomp volume. Press the SONG BANK button to enter the Song Bank Mode.
  • Page 25: Song Bank Mode Display

    To pause Song Bank tune play While a Song Bank tune is playing, press the PLAY/ PAUSE button to pause it. The indicator “ II ” appears while a tune play is paused. STATUS TEMPO MAIN VOLUME To resume play, press PLAY/PAUSE again. To fast reverse during playback While playback is in progress, hold down the REW button.
  • Page 26: To Change The Tone Of A Song Bank Tune's Melody

    To Change the Tone of a Song Bank Tune’s Melody You can select any one of the keyboard’s 100 tones to be used to play the melody part of a Song Bank tune. The tone setting can be changed while the tune is stopped or playing back. While a song is playing back, press the TONE button.
  • Page 27: Applause Sound

    Press the PLAY/PAUSE button to start play of the Song Bank Tune. • Only the part (melody or accompaniment) that is turned on is played, so you can play the other part on the keyboard. TONE RHYTHM SONG BANK STATUS TEMPO MAIN VOLUME •...
  • Page 28: Using The Chord Book

    Using the Chord Book CHORD BOOK The Chord Book feature of this keyboard makes it possible for you to look up information about chords quickly and easily. Simply input the name of the chord and the keyboard keys you should press, the fingers you should use, and the notes that make up the chord appear on the display along with the chord name.
  • Page 29 Press the CLEAR button. • This step is necessary to clear any previously input chord name. If the chord name you plan to input is a non-major chord, use the chord specification buttons to specify the chord type. • Chord types are indicated by the small letters above the chord specifications buttons.
  • Page 30 Chord Name Modifier Keys Symbol Chord Reference Type Name major (C major) minor (C minor) Caug (C augmened) Csus4 sus 4 (C sustained fourth) Cdim C° (C diminished) (C seventh) (C major Cmaj7 C∆7 seventh) minor 7 (C minor seventh) CmM7 minor M7 (C minor Major...
  • Page 31: Keyboard Settings

    CTK451_E26_29 Page 29 [+]/[–] Tuning the Keyboard The tuning feature lets you fine tune the keyboard to match the tun- ing of another musical instrument. To tune the keyboard Press the TRANSPOSE/TUNE/MIDI button twice to display the tuning screen. TONE...
  • Page 32: Midi

    MIDI What is MIDI? The letters MIDI stand for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, which is the name of a worldwide standard for digital signals and connec- tors that makes it possible to exchange musical data between musi- cal instruments and computers (machines) produced by different manufacturers.
  • Page 33: Changing Midi Settings

    TRANSPOSE/TUNE/MIDI CONTROL CHANGE This message adds effects such as vibrato and volume changes ap- plied during keyboard play. CONTROL CHANGE data includes a control number (to identify the effect type) and a control value (to specify the on/off status and depth of the effect). The following is a list of data that can be received using CONTROL CHANGE.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    1. Power supply problem. 2. Power is not turned on. 3. Volume setting is too low. 4. The POWER/MODE switch is in the CASIO CHORD or FINGERED position. Any of the following symptoms Low battery power while using battery power.
  • Page 35 Problem No sound is produced when MIDI cables are not connected proper- playing MIDI data from a com- puter. The bass notes of General MIDI TONE MAP is turned “N”. data being played back by a computer are one octave too low.
  • Page 36: Specifications

    61 standard-size keys, 5 octaves 12 notes maximum (6 for certain tones) Variable (236 steps, = 20 to 255) 2 fingering methods (CASIO CHORD, FINGERED) START/STOP, SYNCHRO/FILL-IN 0 to 9 (10 steps) PLAY/PAUSE, STOP, REW, FF, LEFT ON/OFF (ACCOMP), RIGHT ON/OFF (MELODY)
  • Page 37: Appendix

    (4): Corresponding General MIDI Number (1): Número de sonido (2): Polifonía máxima (3): Tipo de gama (4): Correspondiente al número de la MIDI general 622A-E-071A CTK-451/ES_APPENDIX Page 1 (1) (2) (3) (1) (2) (3) 30 12 31 12 32 12...
  • Page 38 Sin escala para los sonidos. (Efecto de sonido) Scale changes in accordance with tone. (SPLIT) La escala cambia de acuerdo con el sonido. (División) CTK-451/ES_APPENDIX Page 2 ...Range of keyboard play ...Gama de ejecución de teclado ...Playable range (When receiving MIDI data) ...Gama ejecutable...
  • Page 39: Fingered Chord Chart

    [5, 4, 2, 1] (A ) [5, 2, 1] [5, 2, 1] [5, 3, 2, 1] 622A-E-073A CTK-451/ES_APPENDIX Page 3 ) no pueden ejecutarse en el modo de dig- dim7 [5, 3, 2, 1] [5, 3, 2, 1] [5, 3, 2, 1]...
  • Page 40: Percussion Assignment List

    CLOSED HI-HAT CHINESE CYMBAL RIDE BELL HIGH FLOOR TOM TAMBOURINE PEDAL HI-HAT LOW TOM SPLASH CYMBAL CTK-451/ES_APPENDIX Page 4 7 sus4 m add9 m M7 [4, 3, 2, 1] [5, 3, 2, 1] [5, 3, 2, 1] [4, 3, 2, 1]...
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  • Page 46 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. CASIO COMPUTER CO.,LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome MA0104-B Printed in China...

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