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Casio CTK-245 User Manual

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USER'S GUIDE
GUÍA DEL USUARIO
Please keep all information for future reference.
Guarde toda información para tener como referencia futura.
CTK240/245ES1A

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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. CTK240/245ES1A...
  • Page 2 • Do not short-circuit the battery terminals. • The product is not intended for children under 3 years. • Use only CASIO AD-E95100L adaptor. • The AC adaptor is not a toy. • Be sure to disconnect the AC adaptor before cleaning the product.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Before using the instrument, be sure to carefully read through the instructions contained in this manual. Symbols Various symbols are used in this user’s guide and on the product itself to ensure that the product is used safely and correctly, and to prevent injury to the user and other persons as well as damage to property.
  • Page 4 • Never twist or stretch the cord. • Should the electric cord or plug become damaged, contact your original retailer or authorized CASIO Service Provider. ● Never touch the AC adaptor while your hands are wet. Doing so creates the risk of electric shock.
  • Page 5 Leave all internal inspection, adjustment, and maintenance up to your original retailer or authorized CASIO Service Provider. Dropping and Impact Continued use of this product after it has been damaged by dropping or subjecting it to strong impact creates the risk of fire and electric shock.
  • Page 6 Safety Precautions CAUTION AC Adaptor Misuse of the AC adaptor creates the risk of fire and electric shock. Always make sure you observe the following precautions. • Do not locate the electric cord near a stove or other sources of heat. •...
  • Page 7 Display Screen • Never push on the display screen’s LCD panel or subject it to strong impact. Doing so can cause the LCD panel’s glass to crack, creating the risk of personal injury. • Should the LCD panel ever crack or break, never touch the liquid inside of the panel.
  • Page 8: 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 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Precautions... E-1 Introduction ... E-6 General Guide ... E-8 Attachment of the Score Stand ... E-9 Using the Display ... E-10 Song Bank Quick Reference... E-11 Playing Back a Song Bank Tune... E-11 Power Supply ... E-13 Using a Household Power Outlet ... E-13 Using Batteries ...
  • Page 10: General Guide

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  • Page 11: Attachment Of The Score Stand

    POWER/MODE switch MAIN VOLUME buttons TRANSPOSE/TUNE button ACCOMP VOLUME button SYNCHRO/FILL-IN button START/STOP button TEMPO buttons ● SONG BANK CONTROLLER MELODY ON/OFF button PLAY/PAUSE button STOP button TONE button RHYTHM button Rear Panel cn cn co co *Attachment of the Score Stand Insert both ends of the music stand provided with the keyboard into the two holes on the top surface.
  • Page 12: Using The Display

    General Guide Using the Display 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 setting names Auto-accompaniment and Song Bank chord names “MELODY”...
  • Page 13: Song Bank Quick Reference

    Song Bank Quick Reference POWER/MODE MAIN VOLUME A selection of 50 Song Bank tunes comes built-in for your listening pleasure or play along fun. A simple operation cuts out the melody part of the tune, allowing you to play along on the keyboard. See “Using the Song Bank”...
  • Page 14 Song Bank Quick Reference MELODY ON/OFF Press the MELODY ON/OFF button to turn off the melody part and try playing along on the keyboard. O d e T o J o Press the MELODY ON/OFF button again to turn the melody part back on. Press the STOP button to stop playback of the Song Bank tune.
  • Page 15: Power Supply

    Power Supply Prepare a household power outlet or batteries. • Be sure to comply with the “Safety Precautions” provided in this manual. Incorrect use of this product creates the risk of electric shock and fire. • Always make sure that the Digital Keyboard is turned off before plugging in or unplugging the AC adaptor, or before loading or removing batteries.
  • Page 16: Auto Power Off

    Power Supply Important Battery Information ■ The following shows the approximate battery life. Zinc-carbon batteries ...6 hours * The above value is standard battery life at normal temperature, with the keyboard volume at medium setting. Temperature extremes or playing at very loud volume settings can shorten battery life.
  • Page 17: Connections

    • You can get information about accessories that are sold separately for this product from the CASIO catalog available from your retailer, and from the CASIO website at the following URL. http://world.casio.com/ INPUT Standard plug Keyboard or...
  • Page 18: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations POWER/MODE MAIN VOLUME This section provides information on performing basic keyboard operations. Playing the Keyboard To play the keyboard Set the POWER/MODE switch to NORMAL. 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.
  • Page 19 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...
  • Page 20: Auto Accompaniment

    Auto Accompaniment This keyboard automatically plays bass and chord parts in accordance with the chords you finger. The bass and chord parts are played using 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 a one-person ensemble.
  • Page 21: Playing A Rhythm

    POWER/MODE START/STOP Playing a Rhythm Use the following procedure to start and stop rhythm play. To play a rhythm Set the POWER/MODE switch to NORMAL. Press the START/STOP button to start play of the currently selected rhythm. To stop rhythm play, press the START/ STOP button again.
  • Page 22: Using Auto Accompaniment

    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 keyboard” and “Melody keyboard”, and tells you how to play CASIO CHORDs. E-20 CASIO CHORD Accompaniment Keyboard and Melody Keyboard Accompaniment keyboard •...
  • Page 23 • It makes no difference whether you press black or white keys to the right of a major chord key when playing minor and seventh chords. FINGERED FINGERED provides you with a total of 15 different chord types. The following describes the FINGERED “Accompaniment keyboard”...
  • Page 24: Using A Fill-In Pattern

    The following procedure describes how to use synchro start. Before starting, you should first select the rhythm you want to use, set the tempo, and use the POWER/MODE switch to select the chord play method you want to use (CASIO CHORD, FINGERED). E-22 START/STOP...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Accompaniment Volume

    ACCOMP VOLUME Adjusting the Accompaniment Volume You can adjust the volume of the accompaniment parts as a value in the range of 0 (minimum) to 9. Press the ACCOMP VOLUME button. Current accompaniment volume setting A c c m Use the number buttons or the [+]/[–] buttons to change the current volume setting value.
  • Page 26: Using The Song Bank

    Playing Back a Song Bank Tune To play back a Song Bank tune Set the POWER/MODE switch to NORMAL, FINGERED, or CASIO CHORD. Adjust the main volume and accomp volume. Press the SONG BANK button to enter the Song Bank Mode.
  • Page 27: Song Bank Mode Display

    TEMPO Press the PLAY/PAUSE button to start play of the tune. Appears when PLAY/PAUSE button is pressed A l o h a O e Chord name Press the STOP button to stop playback of the Song Bank tune. To pause Song Bank tune play While a Song Bank tune is playing, press the PLAY/PAUSE button to pause it.
  • Page 28: Adjusting The Tempo Of A

    Using the Song Bank Adjusting the Tempo of a Song Bank Tune To change the tempo of a Song Bank tune The tempo can be set within a range of 20 to 255 beats per minute. The tempo setting can be adjusted while the tune is stopped, playing back, or paused.
  • Page 29: Applause Sound

    Press the PLAY/PAUSE button to start play of the Song Bank Tune. • Only the accompaniment part is played, so you can play the melody part on the keyboard. A l o h a O e To end playback, press the STOP button.
  • Page 30: Playing Back All Song Bank Tunes In Succession

    Using the Song Bank Playing Back All Song Bank Tunes in Succession Use the TONE or RHYTHM button to change to any mode other than the Song Bank Mode. • Make sure a dot is not on the display next to the SONG BANK indicator.
  • Page 31: Keyboard Settings

    Keyboard Settings TRANSPOSE/TUNE Transposing the Keyboard Transpose lets you raise and lower the overall key of the keyboard in semitone units. If you want to play an accompaniment for a vocalist who sings in a key that’s different from the keyboard, for example, simply use transpose to change the key of the keyboard.
  • Page 32: Tuning The Keyboard

    Keyboard Settings Tuning the Keyboard The tuning feature lets you fine tune the keyboard to match the tuning of another musical instrument. To tune the keyboard Press the TRANSPOSE/TUNE button twice to display the tuning screen. T u n e Use [+] and [–] to change the tuning setting of the keyboard.
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    NORMAL position. 3. Use the MAIN VOLUME buttons to increase volume. 4. Normal play is not possible is in the CASIO CHORD or on the accompaniment FINGERED position. keyboard while the POWER/ MODE switch is set to CASIO CHORD or FINGERED.
  • Page 34 Troubleshooting Problem The key or tuning does not match when playing along with another instrument. Missing Song Bank tune E-32 Possible Cause The tuning or transpose parameter is set to a value other than 0 or 00. Melody part is turned off. Action Change the transpose or tuning parameter value to 0 or...
  • Page 35: Specifications

    12 notes maximum (6 for certain tones) Auto Accompaniment Rhythm Patterns: Variable (236 steps, 2= 20 to 255) Tempo: Chords: 2 fingering methods (CASIO CHORD, FINGERED) Rhythm Controller: START/STOP, SYNCHRO/FILL-IN Accomp Volume: 0 to 9 (10 steps) Song Bank Tunes:...
  • Page 36: Operating Precautions

    Operating Precautions Be sure to read and observe the following operating precautions. ■ Location Avoid the following locations for this product. • Areas exposed to direct sunlight and high humidity • Areas subjected to temperature extremes • Near a radio, TV, video deck, or tuner The above devices will not cause malfunction of the product, but the product can cause interference in the audio or video of a nearby device.
  • Page 37 ● 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 38: Appendix

    Appendix / Apéndice Tone List / Lista de sonidos PIANO/ORGAN PIANO1 PIANO2 HONKY-TONK STUDIOPIANO ELEC PIANO1 ELEC PIANO2 ELEC PIANO3 ELEC PIANO4 HARPSICHORD CLAVELECTRO ELEC ORGAN1 ELEC ORGAN2 ELEC ORGAN3 ELEC ORGAN4 CHURCH ORGAN PIPE ORGAN REED ORGAN ACCORDION BANDONEON HARMONICA GUITAR/BASS/STRINGS GUT GUITAR...
  • Page 39: Rhythm List

    Appendix / Apéndice Rhythm List / Lista de ritmos POPS I CLUB POP VOCAL POP RAP POP FUNKY POP 1 SOUL BALLAD POP BALLAD LOVE BALLAD FUNKY POP 2 EPIC BALLAD LITE POP POPS II 16 BEAT SHUFFLE 16 BEAT POP 16 BEAT FUNK 8 BEAT POP 8 BEAT SOUL...
  • Page 40: Note Table

    Note Table / Tabla de notas (1): Tone number (2): Maximum polyphony (3): Range type (1): Número de sonido (2): Polifonía máxima (3): Tipo de gama Appendix / Apéndice...
  • Page 41 Appendix / Apéndice • See the illustration below for a description of range types (A through E). • Vea la ilustración siguiente para una descripción de los tipos de gama (A a E). Range Type Tipo de gama (Standard type) (Tipo estándar) Low pitch instruments...
  • Page 42: Fingered Chord Chart

    Fingered Chord Chart / Cuadros de acordes Fingered This table shows the left-hand fingerings (including inverted forms) for a number of often-used chords. Esta tabla muestra las digitaciones (incluyendo las formas invertidas) para varios de los acordes más a menudo usados. •...
  • Page 43 Appendix / Apéndice Chord Type Root...
  • Page 44: Percussion Instrument List

    Percussion Instrument List / Lista de instrumentos de percusión • PERCUSSION (tone 99) assigns 39 percussion sound to the keyboard as illustrated below. The sound assigned to each key are indicated above the keyboard. • PERCUSSION (sonido 99) asigna 39 sonidos de percusión al teclado como se ilustra debajo. Los sonidos asignados a cada tecla se indican sobre el teclado.
  • Page 45: Song List

    Appendix / Apéndice Song List / Lista de canciones SONG BANK / BANCO DE CANCIONES TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR GRANDFATHER’S CLOCK WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS JINGLE BELLS SILENT NIGHT O CHRISTMAS TREE GREENSLEEVES AMAZING GRACE AULD LANG SYNE...
  • 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 MA1006-B Printed in China Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan...

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