Casio CTK-2000 User Manual

Casio CTK-2000 User Manual

Casio digital keyboard user's guide
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Safety Precautions
Before trying to use the keyboard, be sure to read the
separate "Safety Precautions".
Guarde toda información para tener como referencia futura.
Precauciones de seguridad
Antes de intentar usar el teclado, asegúrese de leer
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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE Please keep all information for future reference. Safety Precautions Before trying to use the keyboard, be sure to read the separate “Safety Precautions”. GUÍA DEL USUARIO Guarde toda información para tener como referencia futura. Precauciones de seguridad Antes de intentar usar el teclado, asegúrese de leer las “Precauciones de seguridad”...
  • Page 2: Declaration Of Conformity

    ● Any reproduction of the contents of this manual, either in part or its entirety, is prohibited. Except for your own, personal use, any other use of the contents of this manual without the consent of CASIO is prohibited under copyright laws.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Chord Chart ... E-41 MIDI Implementation Chart Separately Available Accessories • You can get information about accessories that are separately for this product from the CASIO keyboard catalog available from your retailer, and from the CASIO website at the following URL.
  • Page 4: General Guide

    General Guide • In this manual, the term “Digital Keyboard” refers to the CTK-2000/CTK-3000. • Illustrations in this User’s Guide show the CTK-3000. • In this manual, buttons and other controllers are identified using the numbers shown below. ct dk...
  • Page 5 POWER switch ☞E-6 VOLUME slider ☞E-6 SETTING button ☞E-4 SAMPLING button ☞E-12 METRONOME button ☞E-8 INTRO, REPEAT button ☞E-16, 17, 22, 30 NORMAL/FILL-IN, REW button ☞E-16, 20, 27, 30 VARIATION/FILL-IN, FF button ☞E-16, 20, 30 SYNCHRO/ENDING, PAUSE button ☞E-16, 30, 31 START/STOP, PLAY/STOP button ☞E-15, 16, 18, 21, 22, 27 ACCOMP ON/OFF, PART SELECT button...
  • Page 6: Using The 10-Key Pad ( Bn

    General Guide Using the 10-key Pad ( Use the number buttons and the [–] and [+] buttons to change the settings of the parameters that appear in the upper left area of the display. Setting M d e r n P n o Number Buttons Use the number buttons to enter numbers and values.
  • Page 7: Getting Ready To Play

    Getting Ready to Play Preparing the Music Stand Power Supply Either an AC adaptor or batteries can be used to power this Digital Keyboard. Normally, use of AC adaptor power is recommended. • The AD-5 AC adaptor does not come with this Digital Keyboard.
  • Page 8: Playing The Digital Keyboard

    Playing the Digital Keyboard Turning on Power and Playing Turn on This turns on power. Try playing something on the keyboard. Use to adjust volume. • Turning off the keyboard power causes all current settings and sampled sounds (page E-12) to be cleared. The keyboard will revert to initial default settings the next time you turn it on.
  • Page 9: Changing Keyboard Response To Touch Pressure (Touch Response) (Ctk-3000 Only

    Changing Keyboard Response to Touch Pressure (Touch Response) (CTK-3000 only) Touch Response alters tone volume in accordance with keyboard pressure (speed). This provides you some of the same expressivity you get on an acoustic piano. Keyboard Instrument Sound Intensity ■ Sound intensity depends on the speed that keys are pressed.
  • Page 10: Using The Metronome

    Playing the Digital Keyboard Using the Metronome The metronome lets you play and practice along with a steady beat to help keep you on tempo. Start/Stop Press This starts the metronome. This pattern changes with each beat. Press again to stop the metronome. Changing the Beats Per Measure You can configure the metronome to use a bell sound for the first beat of each measure of the song you are playing.
  • Page 11: Controlling The Keyboard Sounds

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds cs cs Select from a variety of musical instrument sounds Your Digital Keyboard lets you select tones for a wide variety of musical instrument sounds, including violin, flute, orchestra, and more. Even the same song sound takes on a different feel by changing the instrument type.
  • Page 12: Using Reverb

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Using Reverb Reverb adds reverberation to notes. You can change the duration of the reverb. Press a number of times until “Reverb” appears on the display (page E-4). R e v e r b Use the (10-key) [–] and [+] keys to select the reverb setting you want.
  • Page 13: Changing The Pitch (Transpose, Tuning

    Changing the Pitch (Transpose, Tuning) Changing the Pitch in Semitone Steps (Transpose) The transpose feature lets you change the pitch, in semitone steps. A simple operation lets you instantly change the pitch to match that of a singer. • The transpose setting range is –12 to +12 semitones. Press T r a n s .
  • Page 14: Sampling A Sound And Playing It On The Keyboard (Sampling

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Sampling a Sound and Playing It on the Keyboard (Sampling) You can use the Digital Keyboard to sample a sound from a portable audio player, or other device, and then play the sound with keyboard keys. For example, you could sample the bark of your dog and then use the sound in a melody.
  • Page 15 Turning off power clears sampled data! Turning off power will cause any sampled sound data on the keyboard to be deleted. ■ How sampled sounds are played Pressing Middle C (C4) will play back the original sound. The keys to the left and right of C4 play the sound at different pitches.
  • Page 16: Using A Sampled Sound In A Rhythm (Drum Assign

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Using a Sampled Sound in a Rhythm (Drum Assign) Use the following procedure to replace a percussive instrument with a sound you sampled and play auto accompaniment rhythms (page E-27) with the sampled sound. Press at the same time. D r m A s i The display will return to the previous screen if you do not perform the next step for some time.
  • Page 17: Playing Built-In Songs

    Playing Built-in Songs With this Digital Keyboard, built-in tune data is referred to as “songs”. You can listen to the built-in songs for your own enjoyment, or you can play along with them for practice. • In addition to simple listening enjoyment, the built-in songs can be used with the lesson system (page E-19) for practice.
  • Page 18 Playing Built-in Songs Press This starts playback of the song. Sustain pedal M o o n l i Tempo Measure Beat Press again to stop playback. Song playback will continue (repeat) until you press stop it. You can cancel song repeat by pressing (“REPEAT”...
  • Page 19 When playback reaches the measure you want to select as the end measure, press This specifies the measure as the end measure and starts repeat playback of the measures in the specified range. • During repeat play you can use to skip forward, or to skip back.
  • Page 20: Part Select

    Playing Built-in Songs Turning Off the Part of One Hand for Practice (Part Select) You can turn off the right hand part or the left hand part of a song during playback and practice playing the along with the remaining part. Press to select the part you want to turn off.
  • Page 21: Using Built-In Songs To Master Keyboard Play

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play To master a song, it is best to break it up into shorter parts (phrases), master the phrases, and then put everything together. Your Digital Keyboard comes with a Step Up Lesson feature that helps you to do just that. Phrases The built-in songs are pre-divided into phrases to help you master keyboard play.
  • Page 22: Selecting The Song, Phrase, And Part You Want To Practice

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Messages that Appear during Lessons The following are the messages that appear on the display during Step Lessons. Message Description <Phrase> Appears when you select a phrase, when a lesson starts, etc. • Note that certain phrases will cause “Wait” to appear instead of “Phrase”.
  • Page 23: Lessons 1, 2, And 3

    Lessons 1, 2, and 3 Now it is time to start the lessons. First, select the song and part you want to practice. Lesson 1: Listen to the song. First, listen to the example a few times to familiarize yourself with what it sounds like.
  • Page 24: Lesson Settings

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Lesson 3: Remember what you learned as you play. Though song playback stands by waiting for you to press the correct keys as in Lesson 2, the Digital Keyboard does not provide any guidance about what note you need to play next. Remember everything you have learned up to Lesson 2 as you play.
  • Page 25: Using Auto Step Up Lesson

    Turning Off Note Guide Use the following procedure to turn off note guide, which sounds the note to be played next in Lesson 2 and Lesson 3. Press a number of times until “NoteGuid” appears on the display (page E-4). N o t e G u i d Press the (10-key) [–] key to select the OFF...
  • Page 26 Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play ■ Auto Step Up Lesson Procedure Phrase 1 Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Phrase 2 Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Phrase 1, 2 • Lesson 3* Phrase 3 Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Phrase 1, 2, 3 •...
  • Page 27: Music Challenge Keyboard Game

    Music Challenge Keyboard Game Music Challenge is a game that measures your reaction speed as you press keys in response to on-screen keyboard indicators and fingering guide indications. Press This causes a key on the on-screen keyboard to start to flash, and starts the Music Challenge song.
  • Page 28 Music Challenge Keyboard Game The game ends when you advance successfully through 20 notes. • Your score and playing time appear on the display. After a short while, the playing time display changes to an evaluation result. To clear the evaluation result from the display, press , or •...
  • Page 29: Using Auto Accompaniment

    Using Auto Accompaniment With Auto Accompaniment, simply select an accompaniment pattern. Each time you play a chord with your left hand the appropriate accompaniment will play automatically. It’s like having a personal backup group along with you wherever you • Auto Accompaniments are made up of the following three parts.
  • Page 30: Playing All Parts

    You can select from among the following five chord input modes. • FINGERED 1 • FINGERED 2 • FINGERED 3 • CASIO CHORD • FULL RANGE CHORD Hold down selection screen appears on the display. Use the chord input mode you want.
  • Page 31 Unlike FINGERED 1, allows input of fraction chords with the lowest keyboard note as the bass note. ■ CASIO CHORD With CASIO CHORD, you can use simplified fingerings to play the four types of chords described below. Accompaniment keyboard Using Auto Accompaniment...
  • Page 32: Using Auto Accompaniment Effectively

    Using Auto Accompaniment Using Auto Accompaniment Effectively Auto Accompaniment Pattern Variations Use the following procedures to play intro and ending patterns, to play fill-in patterns, and to play variations of basic Auto Accompaniment patterns. ■ Auto Accompaniment Variation Each Auto Accompaniment pattern has a basic “normal pattern”...
  • Page 33: Using One-Touch Preset

    ■ Using Synchro Start Use the following procedure to configure the Digital Keyboard to start Auto Accompaniment play as soon as you press a keyboard key. Press This enters accompaniment start standby. Flashes Play a chord on the keyboard. This will start full part accompaniment (normal). Any of the following operations can be performed while in synchro standby to start a non-normal pattern.
  • Page 34: Connecting External Devices

    Connecting External Devices Connecting a 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 computer, or you can send MIDI data from your computer to the Digital Keyboard for playback.
  • Page 35: Midi Settings

    Configure the music software settings to select one of the following as the MIDI device. CASIO USB-MIDI: (For Windows Vista, Mac OS X) USB Audio Device: (For Windows XP) • For information about how to select the MIDI device, see the user documentation that comes with the music software you are using.
  • Page 36 Connecting External Devices ■ Turning Off the Navigate Channel Sound and Playing the Part on the Keyboard You can turn off the sound on one or both of the navigate channels and play the cancelled part on the keyboard yourself. Press to select the channel setting you want to turn off.
  • Page 37: Connecting To Audio Equipment

    Connecting to Audio Equipment This keyboard can be connected to commercially available stereo, amplifier, or recording equipment, to a portable audio player or other equipment. Outputting Keyboard Notes to Audio Equipment Connection requires commercially available connecting cords, supplied by you. The connecting cords should have a stereo standard plug on one end and a plug that matches the configuration of the external device on the other end.
  • Page 38: Reference

    Reference Troubleshooting Symptom Included Accessories I can’t find something that should be here. Power Requirements Power will not turned on. The Digital Keyboard outputs a loud sound and then suddenly powers down. The Digital Keyboard suddenly powers down after a few minutes.
  • Page 39 Symptom Some notes are cut off while they are playing. The volume or tone setting I made has changed. Output volume does not change even though is change my keyboard touch (CTK-3000 only). In certain keyboard ranges, the volume and tone quality sound are slightly different from those in other keyboard ranges.
  • Page 40: Specifications

    Batteries Battery Life AC Adaptor Auto Power Off Speakers Output E-38 CTK-2000/CTK-3000 61 standard-size keys 2 types, Off 48 notes (24 for certain tones) Sampling time: 1 second (fixed) Effects: 10 types 1 to 10, Off 0, 2 to 6...
  • Page 41: Operating Precautions

    Power Consumption Dimensions 94.9 × 35.4 × 11.2 cm (37 Weight CTK-2000: Approximately 3.8kg (8.4 lbs) (without batteries) CTK-3000: Approximately 3.9kg (8.6 lbs) (without batteries) • Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Operating Precautions Be sure to read and observe the following operating precautions.
  • Page 42: Song List

  • Page 43: Chord Chart

    Chord Chart Chord Type Root Chord Type sus4 7sus4 Root dim7 m add9 Reference add9 E-41...
  • 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. MA0811-B Printed in China CTK2000/3000ES1B...

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