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Casio Celviano AP-400 User Manual

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Please keep all information for future reference.
Guarde toda información para tener como referencia futura.
Safety Precautions
Before trying to use the piano, be sure to read
the separate "Safety Precautions".
Precauciones de seguridad
Antes de intentar usar el piano, asegúrese de
leer las "Precauciones de seguridad" separadas.


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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE GUÍA DEL USUARIO Please keep all information for future reference. Guarde toda información para tener como referencia futura. Safety Precautions Before trying to use the piano, be sure to read the separate “Safety Precautions”. Precauciones de seguridad Antes de intentar usar el piano, asegúrese de leer las “Precauciones de seguridad”...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    When you need to have the apparatus completely disconnected from the MAINS, you must unplug the power cord. For that purpose, locate the apparatus in a way that secures easy access to the power cord. Model Number: AP-400 Trade Name: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. Responsible party: CASIO AMERICA, INC. Address: 570 MT. PLEASANT AVENUE, DOVER, NEW JERSEY 07801...
  • Page 3 This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 4 Company and product names used in this manual may be registered trademarks of others. This mark applies in EU countries only. Manufacturer: CASIO COMPUTER CO.,LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan Responsible within the European Union: CASIO EUROPE GmbH Bornbarch 10, 22848 Norderstedt, Germany This mark applies to the AP-400V only.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Assembling the Stand ... E-24 Unpacking... E-24 To assemble the stand ... E-24 To connect cables... E-26 General Guide ... E-2 TONE/SETTING Button... E-3 Saving Settings and Using Operation Lock ... E-3 Power Supply ... E-4 Connections ... E-5 Connecting Headphones ...
  • Page 6: General Guide

    General Guide Bottom * The power cord of the AP-400 is hard-wired to the digital piano. Front Rear Front...
  • Page 7: Tone/Setting Button

    CAUTION • Make sure that the cover is fully open whenever you are playing on the keyboard. A partially open cover can suddenly close unexpectedly and pinch your fingers. NOTE • The names shown here are always indicated in bold when they appear within the text of this manual. 1 PHONES jack 2 AC power jack 3 MIDI IN terminal...
  • Page 8: Power Supply

    Power Supply Your digital piano runs on standard household power. Be sure to turn off power whenever you are not using the digital piano. Make sure that the POWER button is in the OFF position (raised). POWER button (Power lamp on) (Power lamp off) Power lamp Connect the power cord that comes with the...
  • Page 9: Connections

    Connections IMPORTANT! • Whenever connecting something to the digital piano, first use the VOLUME controller to set the volume to a low level. After connecting, you can adjust the volume to the level you want. Connecting Headphones PHONES jack Headphones Stereo standard plug Connect commercially available headphones to the PHONES jack.
  • Page 10: Playing With Different Tones

    Playing with Different Tones VOLUME TONE/SETTING SONG METRONOME GRAND PIANO Selecting and Playing a Tone This digital piano has 11 built-in tones. * You can select these tones using keyboard keys. The name of the tones assigned to each keyboard key is marked above the keys.
  • Page 11 Selecting a Tone Using the Keyboard Keys MODERN CLASSIC VARIATION GRAND PIANO While holding down the TONE/SETTING button, press the keyboard key that corresponds to the tone you want to select. Example: Pipe Organ ■ Bass Tones (BASS 1, BASS 2) Selecting either of the two bass tones (BASS 1, BASS 2) on the right side of the tone setting keys in step 1 of the above procedure will assign the selected bass tone to the low range (left side) of the keyboard.
  • Page 12: Adjusting The Brilliance Of A Tone

    Playing with Different Tones Adjusting the Brilliance of a Tone While holding down the TONE/SETTING button, use the BRILLIANCE keys to specify a brilliance value in the range of –3 to 3. For this type of sound: Mellower and softer Brighter and harder NOTE •...
  • Page 13: Using Effects

    Using Effects Reverb ..Makes your notes resonate. Chorus . . . Adds more breadth to your notes. To configure reverb and chorus effect settings While holding down the TONE/SETTING button, press the REVERB or CHORUS keyboard key. CHORUS selection keys Example: Selecting Reverb 4 •...
  • Page 14: Using The Metronome

    Playing with Different Tones Using the Metronome Press the METRONOME button. • This starts the metronome. • The lamp above the SONG with the metronome beat. To change the beat, hold down the TONE/ SETTING button as you press one of the METRONOME BEAT keys to select a beat setting.
  • Page 15: Playing A Piano Duet

    Playing a Piano Duet You can use the Duet Mode to split the piano’s keyboard in the center so two people can play a duet. The left and right side keyboards have virtually the same range. The left pedal operates as the left side damper pedal, while the right pedal is the right side damper pedal.
  • Page 16: Playing Back Built-In Songs

    Playing Back Built-in Songs TONE/SETTING SONG IMPORTANT! • After you select a built-in song, it can take a number of seconds for the song data to be loaded. While the data is being loaded, the keyboard keys and button operations will be disabled.
  • Page 17: Practicing With A Music Library Song

    Press the SONG / button. • This starts the playback of the song. To stop playback, press the SONG button again. • Playback will stop automatically when the end of the song is reached. NOTE • Pressing the + and – keys at the same time will select song number 01.
  • Page 18: Recording And Play Back

    • Should power fail during recording, all of the data in the track you are recording will be deleted. IMPORTANT! • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. takes no responsibility for any damages, lost profits, or claims by third parties arising from the deletion of recorded data due to malfunction, repair, or for any other reason.
  • Page 19: Recording Your Keyboard Play

    Recording Your Keyboard Play After recording to either of the tracks of a song, you can record to the other track while listening to playback what you recorded in the first track. To record to a specific track of a song Press the RECORDER button twice so its lamp is flashing.
  • Page 20: To Play Back From Digital Piano Memory

    Recording and Play Back To record to one track of a song while listening to the playback of the other track Press the RECORDER button so its lamp is lit. Press the LR button until the lamp of only the track to which you want to play back is lit.
  • Page 21: Deleting Recorded Data

    Deleting Recorded Data The following procedure deletes a specific track of a song. IMPORTANT! • The procedure below deletes all of the data of the selected track. Note that the delete operation cannot be undone. Check to make sure you really do not need the data in digital piano memory before you perform the following steps.
  • Page 22: Keyboard

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard TONE/SETTING In addition to selecting tones and Music Library tunes, you also can use the TONE/SETTING button in combination with the keyboard keys to configure effect, keyboard touch, and other settings. To configure settings with the keyboard Use the “Parameter List”...
  • Page 23: Keyboard Keys Used For Configuring Settings

    Keyboard Keys Used for Configuring Settings • The numbers 1 through br correspond to the same numbers in the “Parameter List” on page E-20. [Left keyboard] [Left keyboard] Tone selection [Overall] [Center keyboard] Tempo [Right keyboard] OFF 1 Chorus Keyboard Key (Transpose) Keyboard tuning (Tuning) Metronome beat Touch Response...
  • Page 24 Configuring Settings with the Keyboard Parameter List ■ Tones Parameter Settings Tone selection See page E-6. Default: GRAND PIANO (MODERN) Brilliance –3 to 0 to 3 (BRILLIANCE) Default: 0 Reverb Off (OFF), 1 to 4 (REVERB) Default: 2 Chorus Off (OFF), 1 to 4 Default: Off ■...
  • Page 25 ■ Keyboard Parameter Settings Touch Response Off (OFF), 1 to 3 (TOUCH Default: 2 RESPONSE) Keyboard Key –12 to 0 to 12 (Transpose) Default: 0 Keyboard –99 to 0 to 99 tuning (Tuning) Default: 0 Operation Type Description (page E-18) Specifies the relative touch of the keyboard keys.
  • Page 26 Configuring Settings with the Keyboard ■ MIDI and Other Settings Parameter Settings Send Channel 01 to 16 Default: 01 Local Control Off, On Default: On Operation Tone Off, On Default: On Setup Memory Off, On Default: Off Operation Lock Off, On Default: Off E-22 Operation...
  • Page 27: Connecting To The Midi Terminal

    NOTE • For details about MIDI implementation, visit: ■ MIDI Connections Connecting your computer or other external MIDI device to the digital piano’s MIDI OUT/IN terminals makes it possible for them to exchange MIDI messages and record and playback keyboard notes on the connected device.
  • Page 28 Part IMPORTANT! • If anything is missing or damaged, contact your local CASIO service provider. • Note that use of any unauthorized parts or components can cause damage to the stand and/or the digital piano. Before starting stand assembly, unfasten the band that bundles the pedal cable in the back of crosspiece , and extend the cable.
  • Page 29 Use the two screws I to secure the top left and right edges of the back panel C to the brackets 5 of side panels A and B . • At location 6 , slip the G clip onto to the I screw before installing the screw.
  • Page 30 Assembling the Stand First, use the two H butterfly bolts to secure the back of the piano to the stand. Next, use the two K screws to secure the front of the piano. IMPORTANT! • The butterfly bolts H and screws K keep the piano from slipping off the stand.
  • Page 31 To install the music stand Install the music stand by inserting its pegs into the holes in the top of the piano. To install the headphones hook Insert the headphones hook L into the two holes on the bottom of the piano. Use screw M to secure the headphones hook in place.
  • Page 32: Reference

    Reference Troubleshooting Problem No sound is 1. The VOLUME controller is set to produced when I “MIN”. press a keyboard 2. Headphones are connected to the key. digital piano. 3. MIDI Local Control is turned off. The pitch of the 1.
  • Page 33: Product Specifications

    Product Specifications All of the items in these specifications apply to the AP-400 and AP-400V, unless specifically noted otherwise. Model AP-400/AP-400V Keyboard 88-key piano keyboard, with Touch Response Maximum Polyphony 128 notes Tones • Layer (excluding bass tones) • Split (Low-range bass tones only) Effects Brilliance (–3 to 0 to 3), Reverb (4 types), Chorus (4 types), Acoustic Resonance Metronome...
  • Page 34: Operating Precautions

  • Page 35: Appendix

    Appendix/Apéndice Tone List/Lista de tonos Bank Select Program MSB/ Tone Name/ Change/ MSB de Nombre de tonos Cambio de selección de programa banco GRAND PIANO (MODERN) GRAND PIANO (CLASSIC) GRAND PIANO (VARIATION) ELEC PIANO 1 ELEC PIANO 2 HARPSICHORD VIBRAPHONE PIPE ORGAN STRINGS BASS 1...
  • Page 36: Midi Implementation Chart

    • For details about footnotes 3 through 5, see MIDI Implementation at *5 : Mensaje exclusivo del sistema de este modelo • Si desea más información sobre los pies de página 3 a 5, vea Implementación MIDI en Mode 2 : OMNI ON, MONO...
  • Page 37 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. MA0804-A Printed in China AP400/400CYES1A...

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