Casio CTK-4000 User Manual

Casio CTK-4000 User Manual

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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 la información para futuras consultas. Precauciones de seguridad Antes de intentar usar el teclado, asegúrese de leer las “Precauciones de seguridad”...
  • Page 2: Declaration Of Conformity

    Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the userís authority to operate the equipment. Declaration of Conformity Model Number: CTK-4000/CTK-5000 Trade Name: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. Responsible party: CASIO AMERICA, INC. Address: 570 MT. PLEASANT AVENUE, DOVER, NEW JERSEY 07801 Telephone number: 973-361-5400...
  • Page 3 ● 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 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Guide ... E-4 Using the 10-key Pad ( ) ...E-6 FUNCTION Button ( ) Functions ...E-6 Getting Ready to Play ... E-8 Preparing the Music Stand ...E-8 Power Supply ...E-8 Playing the Digital Keyboard ... E-9 Turning on Power and Playing ...E-9 Using Headphones ...E-9 Changing Keyboard Response to Touch Pressure (Touch Response)...E-10...
  • Page 5 Song List ... E-75 MIDI Implementation Chart Separately Available Accessories • You can get information about accessories that are separately for this product from the CASIO catalog available from your retailer, and from the CASIO website at the following URL.
  • Page 6: General Guide

    General Guide • In this manual, the term “Digital Keyboard” refers to the CTK-4000/CTK-5000. • Illustrations in this User’s Guide show the CTK-5000. • In this manual, buttons and other controllers are identified using the numbers shown below. 8 9 bk bl bm...
  • Page 7 POWER button ☞E-9, 24, 44, 47, 49, 55, 68 VOLUME knob ☞E-9 PRESET SCALE button (CTK-4000) SCALE EDITOR button (CTK-5000) ☞E-53, 54, 55 RECORDER button ☞E-48, 49, 50, 51, 52 RHYTHM EDITOR button ☞E-42, 43 METRONOME, BEAT button ☞E-11 INTRO, REPEAT button ☞E-27, 32, 39, 42, 43 NORMAL/FILL-IN, REW button ☞E-26, 30, 36, 39, 42, 43...
  • Page 8: Using The 10-Key Pad ( Br

    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 S t . G r P n o Number Buttons Use the number buttons to enter numbers and values.
  • Page 9 Function Transpose Trans. Accompaniment Volume AcompVol Song Volume Song Vol Touch Response Touch Tuning Tune Reverb Reverb Chorus Chorus Sampling SAMPLING Automatic Sampling Start AutoStrt Automatic Sampling Stop AutoStop Sampled Tone Protect (Protect) Step Up Lesson LESSON Voice Fingering Guide Speak Note Guide NoteGuid...
  • Page 10: Getting Ready To Play

    Using the AC Adaptor Use the AC adaptor when you want to power the Digital Keyboard from a household electrical outlet. Specified AC Adaptor: AD-5 (CTK-4000) AD-12 (CTK-5000) DC 9V terminal (CTK-4000) DC 12V terminal (CTK-5000) • Be sure to turn off Digital Keyboard power before connecting or disconnecting the AC adaptor.
  • Page 11: Playing The Digital Keyboard

    • If you are using headphones that require an adaptor plug, make sure you do not leave the adaptor plugged in when removing the headphones. bo bo br br cs cs PHONES/OUTPUT jack (CTK-4000) PHONES jack (CTK-5000)
  • Page 12: Changing Keyboard Response To Touch Pressure (Touch Response

    Playing the Digital Keyboard Changing Keyboard Response to Touch Pressure (Touch Response) 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 ■...
  • Page 13: Using The Metronome

    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 14: Controlling The Keyboard Sounds

    Transpose : 00 Touch Response : Off: Returns to initial default On: No change Pedal Effect : SUS Rhythm Number : “161” (CTK-4000), “181” (CTK-5000) Accompaniment : Rhythm part only Local Control : On Drum Assign : Off Split : Off...
  • Page 15: Layering Two Tones

    Layering Two Tones You can use the following procedure to layer two different tones (such as piano and strings) so they sound simultaneously when you press a keyboard key. Select the first tone you want to use. Press and then use (10-key) to select the tone you want.
  • Page 16: Using Reverb

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Pressing again to unsplit the keyboard (so it plays only the tone you selected in step 1). • Each press of toggles between split (two tones) and unsplit (one tone). Disappears • If you turn on both layer and split, layering will be applied to the right side range of the keyboard only.
  • Page 17: Using A Pedal

    Using a Pedal A pedal can be used to change notes in various ways while playing. • A pedal unit does not come with the Digital Keyboard. Purchase one separately from your retailer. See page E-3 for information about options. Connecting a Pedal Unit Connect an optional pedal unit.
  • Page 18: Using The Pitch Bend Wheel To Shift The Pitch Of Notes (Ctk-5000 Only

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds 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. • When using Split (page E-13), you can individually set the left and right keyboard ranges to the pitches you want.
  • Page 19: Sampling Sounds And Playing Them On The Digital Keyboard

    Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard 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 20: Sampling And Playing A Melody Sound (Melody Sampling

    To sample a sound Press and then use (10-key) to enter the tone number (CTK-5000: 671 to 675) (CTK-4000: 571 to 575) where you want to store the sampled sound. N o D a t a No sampled sound stored •...
  • Page 21 This will start looped playback of the selected sound. To select this tone number: CTK-5000 CTK-4000 Press the same button again to stop playback. Press to return to the screen that was displayed before step 2 of this procedure.
  • Page 22: Incorporating A Sampled Sound Into A Drum Set (Drum Sampling

    • You can store up to three drum sets and store them as tone numbers 676, 677, and 678 (CTK-4000: 576, 577, and 578). Simply select the tone number where the drum set you want is located to assign the drum set sounds to the keyboard.
  • Page 23 Output the sound from the external device. Sampling will start automatically. S a m l i n After the sound you want to sample is finished, press l D r m 1 Remaining memory capacity Sampling will stop when you release •...
  • Page 24: Other Sampling Functions

    Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard ■ To change the pitch of a sampled sound While holding down the keyboard key of the sampled sound whose pitch you want to change, use the [+] keys to change the pitch. •...
  • Page 25 Changing to Manual Sampling Stop Normally the Digital Keyboard will stop sampling automatically whenever it detects there is no sound input. You can use the following procedure to enable manual sampling stop, which will cause sampling to continue until you press a button to stop it.
  • Page 26 Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Protecting Against Accidental Deletion of Sampled Sounds You can use the following procedure to protect each sampled sound against accidental deletion. Press and then use tone number of the sampled tone you want to protect.
  • Page 27: Playing Built-In Songs

    Playing Built-in Songs 7 7 8 8 9 9 bk bk bl bl bm bm bn bn 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. •...
  • Page 28: Playing Back A Particular Song

    Playing Built-in Songs Playing Back a Particular Song Use the procedure below to play back one of the built-in songs. You can play along on the keyboard with song playback. Start/Stop Press Song number T w i n k l e Tune name (10-key) to enter the number of the song you want.
  • Page 29 Repeating Playback of Specific Measures You can use the procedure in this section to repeat particular measures for practice playing along until you master it. You can specify the start measure and the end measure of the section you want to play and practice. Start These measures are repeated.
  • Page 30: Increasing The Selection Of Songs

    Playing Built-in Songs Adjusting the Song Volume Use the following procedure to adjust the balance between the volume of what you play on the keyboard and song playback volume. Press and then use the and [6] ( ) keys to display “Song Vol” (page E-6).
  • Page 31: Using Built-In Songs To Master Keyboard Play

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play 7 7 8 8 9 9 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.
  • Page 32: 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 33: 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 34: 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 35 Press the (10-key) [–] key to select the OFF setting. Indicator disappears when voice fingering guide is turned off. 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 and then use the and [6] (...
  • Page 36: Using Auto Step Up Lesson

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Using Auto Step Up Lesson With Auto Step Up Lesson, the Digital Keyboard advances through each lesson automatically. Select the song and part you want to practice (page E-26). Press Listen to the first phrase in Lesson 1. •...
  • Page 37: 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 Press This causes a key on the on-screen keyboard to start to flash, and starts the Music Challenge song.
  • Page 38: Using Auto Accompaniment

    Using Auto Accompaniment 7 7 8 8 9 9 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 •...
  • Page 39: 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 until the chord input mode selection screen appears on the display.
  • Page 40 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 E-38...
  • Page 41: Using Auto Accompaniment Effectively

    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 42: Using One-Touch Preset

    Using Auto Accompaniment ■ 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).
  • Page 43: Using Auto Harmonize

    Using Auto Harmonize Auto Harmonize automatically adds harmony to notes you play with your right hand, which adds rich depth to the melody of your performances. You can select from among 12 types of Auto Harmonize to suit the type of music you are playing. •...
  • Page 44 “user rhythms”. • You can store up to 10 user rhythms in Digital Keyboard memory, using rhythm numbers 201 through 210 (CTK-4000: 181 through 190). ■ Editable Accompaniment Patterns and Instrument Parts Any of the following parts that make up each rhythm that is assigned a rhythm number can be edited.
  • Page 45 (10-key) [–] and [+] keys to change the Display Settings Part On/Off 001 - 553 (CTK-4000) Tone 001 - 653 (CTK-5000) Vol. 000 - 127 –64 - 0 - 63 000 - 127 Cho.
  • Page 46: Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns

    Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns 11-1. Press the (10-key) [–] key to exit without saving. This displays the delete confirmation message. Press the (10-key) [+] key to exit the editing procedure. 11-2. Press the (10-key) [+] key to save the data. F u n k 8 B t •...
  • Page 47 To delete saved data The following procedure cannot be performed while an Auto Accompaniment editing (rhythm edit) operation is in progress. Press and then use the and [6] ( ) keys to display “DELETE” (page E-6). D E L E T E Flashes Used memory (Unit: Kbytes) Remaining memory capacity...
  • Page 48 Saving Keyboard Setups to Registration Memory 7 7 8 8 9 9 Registration memory lets you store Digital Keyboard setups (tone, rhythm, etc.) for instant recall whenever you need them. Registration memory simplifies performance of complex pieces that require successive tone and rhythm changes. You can have up to 32 setups in Registration memory at one time.
  • Page 49: Saving Keyboard Setups To Registration Memory

    To save a setup to registration memory Press Lights Bank number Configure the tone, rhythm, and other settings you can to include in the setup. Press to select the bank you want. Each press of cycles through the bank numbers. Bank 4 •...
  • Page 50: Recording Your Keyboard Play

    Recording Your Keyboard Play The recorder feature lets you record your keyboard play. Recording and Playing Back Keyboard Play Use the following procedure to record everything you play on the keyboard. Press Press Lights Press again. This will enter record stnadby. Flashes Flashes E-48...
  • Page 51: Using Tracks To Record And Mix Parts

    Press twice to exit the recorder mode. Disappears • The flashing on the screen shown in step 3 becomes faster when remaining recorder memory capacity becomes less than 100 notes. • Total recorder memory capacity is approximately 12,000 notes. Recording will stop automatically when there is no more unused recorder memory remaining.
  • Page 52 Recording Your Keyboard Play To record to Tracks 1 through 6 Record the first part to Track 1. To record to Track 1, perform steps 1 through 4 under “Recording and Playing Back Keyboard Play” (page E-48). Lights Lights Press This will enter record standby.
  • Page 53: Recording Two Or More Songs, And Selecting One For Playback

    Recording Two or More Songs, and Selecting One for Playback You can record up to five songs (numbered 1 through 5) in memory. After that, you can select a specific song for playback. Press Press A song number will appear in the upper left corner of the display for a few seconds.
  • Page 54: Saving Recorded Data On An External Device

    Recording Your Keyboard Play Press to cycle through the parts in the sequence shown below. Right-hand Recording Left-hand Recording Both-hand Recording Example: Left-hand part recording Flashes • Configure tone and tempo settings at this time as well. Press to start built-in song playback and recorder recording.
  • Page 55: Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions

    Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions Changing the Scale of the Keyboard You can use the procedure in this section to change the scale (tuning system) of the keyboard from the standard equal temperament to another scale that is more suitable for playing Indian music, Arabic music, ancient classics, etc.
  • Page 56 Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions ■ Quarter Tone Press the key whose note you want to change, and then press the (10-key) [–] key to reduce the tuning value by –50 cents. You can return to the original tuning by pressing [+]. After you are finished, press scale to the keyboard.
  • Page 57 Recalling a Preset Scale (CTK-4000 Only) You can use the following procedure to select from among 17 preset scales, including the standard Equal Temperament. Press Press u a l Scale Name Use the (10-key) [–] and [+] keys to select the preset scale you want.
  • Page 58: Using Music Preset

    Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions Using Music Preset Selecting a Music Preset instantly changes the Digital Keyboard to a preset setup (tone, rhythm, tempo, etc.) for play of songs of various genres/categories. The press of a button sets up the Digital Keyboard so those songs sound exactly the way you thought they should.
  • Page 59: Deleting User Song Data

    Type Type Name number 013-030 Rising 031-048 Down Falling Repeat pattern alternating 049-066 U/D A between rising and falling (Type A) Repeat pattern alternating 067-084 U/D B between rising and falling (Type B) Random arrangement of 085-102 Random notes of the pressed keys Press to turn on Arpeggiator.
  • Page 60: Deleting All Data In Digital Keyboard Memory

    Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions Deleting All Data in Digital Keyboard Memory Use the following procedure when you want to delete sampled sounds, user songs and all other data, except for recorded songs, currently in Digital Keyboard memory. • Performing this procedure also will delete protected sampled sound data (page E-24).
  • Page 61: Sd Memory Card And Card Slot Precautions

    Using a Memory Card (CTK-5000 Only) Your Digital Keyboard’s SD memory card slot makes it possible for you to store record memory and other data on a commercially available SD memory card. ● Supported SD Memory Cards Your Digital Keyboard supports the use of memory cards up to 2 GB.
  • Page 62: Using A Memory Card (Ctk-5000 Only

    Using a Memory Card (CTK-5000 Only) Inserting and Removing an SD Memory Card • Note that the SD memory card must be oriented correctly when you insert it into the SD memory card slot. Trying to force the memory card into the slot can damage the card and the slot.
  • Page 63: Saving Digital Keyboard Data To An Sd Memory Card

    Saving Digital Keyboard Data to an SD Memory Card Use the following procedure to save Digital Keyboard data to an SD memory card. On the Digital Keyboard, select the data you want to save as described below. To save this type Do this of data Sampled sound...
  • Page 64: Loading Data From An Sd Memory Card Into Digital Keyboard Memory

    Using a Memory Card (CTK-5000 Only) • You can input the following characters in a file name. • The Digital Keyboard displays the “~” character as “3”. ■ SD Memory Card Data (File) Storage Locations The above procedure stores Digital Keyboard data in a folder named “MUSICDAT”...
  • Page 65: Deleting Data From An Sd Memory Card

    Press the (10-key) [7] (ENTER) key. * * * * * * * * Flashes • Pressing [9] (EXIT) will return to the screen that was displayed before you pressed [7] (ENTER). Use the (10-key) [–] and [+] keys to select the data (file) you want to load.
  • Page 66: Playing Back Data From An Sd Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card (CTK-5000 Only) Press the (10-key) [7] (ENTER) key. * * * * * * * * Flashes • Pressing [9] (EXIT) will return to the screen that was displayed before you pressed [7] (ENTER). Use the (10-key) [–] and [+] keys to select the number of the data (file) you want to delete.
  • Page 67: 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 68: 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 69 ■ 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 70: Storing And Loading Digital Keyboard Memory Data

    Digital Keyboard memory to a computer for storage. You also can load standard MIDI file (SMF) data, and Auto Accompaniment data you download from the CASIO website to the Digital Keyboard, which greatly expands the Song Bank songs and Auto Accompaniment patterns available to you.
  • Page 71: Connecting To Audio Equipment

    • After connecting, turn on the Digital Keyboard and then the external device. • If keyboard notes sound distorted when they are sounded from external audio equipment, lower the Digital Keyboard’s volume setting. ■ CTK-4000 Stereo standard plug Audio equipment, amplifier, etc. Digital Keyboard PHONES/OUTPUT jack ■...
  • Page 72: Reference

    (page E-37). • With rhythms 190, and 192 to 200 (CTK-4000: 170, and 172 to 180), nothing will sound until you play a chord on the keyboard. Try playing a chord (page E-37).
  • Page 73 Symptom The metronome does not sound. Notes keep sounding, without stopping. 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. In certain keyboard ranges, the volume and tone quality sound are slightly different from those in other keyboard ranges.
  • Page 74: Specifications

    Pitch Bend Wheel (CTK-5000 only) Pitch Bend Range SD Memory Cards (CTK-5000 only) Supported SD Memory Cards Functions E-72 CTK-4000 / CTK-5000 61 standard-size keys 2 types, Off 48 notes (24 for certain tones) CTK-4000: 570 CTK-5000: 670 Up to 8 (Melody Sampling: 5, Drum Sampling: 3)*...
  • Page 75: Operating Precautions

    Power Supply 2-way Batteries 6 D-size zinc-carbon batteries or alkaline batteries Battery Life CTK-4000: Approximately 5 hours continuous operation on zinc-carbon batteries CTK-5000: Approximately 4 hours continuous operation on alkaline batteries AC Adaptor CTK-4000: AD-5 CTK-5000: AD-12 Auto Power Off...
  • Page 76: Error Messages

    Reference Error Messages Display Message Err CardFull There is not enough room available on the SD memory card. Err Card R/W The SD memory card is damaged. Err Convert There is not enough unused memory available to save recorded song data to an SD memory card as an SMF 0 format file.
  • Page 77: Song List

  • Page 80 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 CTK4000/5000ES1B...

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