Casio CTK-810 User Manual

Casio CTK-810 User Manual

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  • Page 2 Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Model Number: CTK-810/WK-110 Trade Name: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. Responsible party: CASIO, INC. Address: 570 MT. PLEASANT AVENUE, DOVER, NEW JERSEY 07801...
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Congratulations on your selection of the CASIO electronic musical instrument. • Before using the instrument, be sure to carefully read through the instructions contained in this manual. • Please keep all information for future reference. Symbols Various symbols are used in this user’s guide and on...
  • 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. G Never touch the AC adaptor while your hands are wet.
  • Page 5 2. If you are using the AC adaptor for power, unplug it from the wall outlet. 3. Contact your original retailer or an authorized CASIO Service Provider. Plastic Bags Never place the plastic bag the product comes in over your head or in your mouth.
  • Page 6 Safety Precautions Connectors Connect only the specified devices and equipment to the product’s connectors. Connection of a non-specified device or equipment creates the risk of fire and electric shock. Location Avoid the following locations for this product. Such locations create the risk of fire and electric shock.
  • Page 7: Main Features

    ❐ Storing and Playing Back Tune Data You Transferred from Your Computer You can connect your keyboard to a computer, use special CASIO conversion software to convert SMF data you purchase or create to CASIO format, and then transfer it to the keyboard.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Precautions ... E-1 Main Features ... E-5 General Guide ... E-8 Attaching the Score Stand ... E-12 Quick Reference ... E-13 To play the keyboard ... E-13 Power Supply ... E-15 Using batteries ... E-15 Using the AC Adaptor ... E-16 Auto Power Off ...
  • Page 9 Using a Rhythm Variation ... E-35 Using a Fill-in Pattern with a Variation Rhythm ... E-35 Synchro Starting Accompaniment with Rhythm Play ... E-35 Finishing with an Ending Pattern ... E-36 Using One-touch Preset ... E-36 Registration Memory ... E-37 Registration Memory Features ...
  • Page 10: General Guide

    General Guide CTK-810...
  • Page 11: Rhythm List

    1 Power indicator 2 POWER button 3 MODE switch 4 RECORDER button 5 TRANSPOSE/SETTING button 6 REVERB/CHORUS button 7 ONE TOUCH PRESET button 8 VOLUME knob 9 SONG BANK button 0 RHYTHM button A TONE button B DATA ACCESS lamp C PIANO SETTING button D Speaker E TONE list...
  • Page 12 General Guide WK-110 E-10...
  • Page 13 1 POWER button 2 Power indicator 3 MODE switch 4 RECORDER button 5 TRANSPOSE/SETTING button 6 REVERB/CHORUS button 7 ONE TOUCH PRESET button 8 SONG BANK button 9 RHYTHM button 0 TONE button A PIANO SETTING button B Speaker C RHYTHM list D SONG BANK list E Display F TONE list...
  • Page 14: Attaching The Score Stand

    General Guide NOTE • Illustrations in this User’s Guide shows the WK-110. *1 Attaching the Score Stand Insert the score stand into the slot at the top of the keyboard as shown in the illustration. Rear Panel Controller Indicators Rhythm controller indicator (CTK-810: P P P P P , WK-110: O O O O O ) Pressing the RHYTHM button to enter the Rhythm Mode causes the Rhythm controller indicator to light.
  • Page 15: Quick Reference

    Quick Reference MODE Power indicator POWER PLAY/STOP This section provides a quick overview of keyboard operation using steps one and two of the 3-step lesson feature. With the 3-step lesson feature, the on-screen keyboard guide keys light to show the next note of the tune. To play the keyboard Press the POWER button to turn on power.
  • Page 16 Quick Reference If you selected lesson Step 1 • Play the notes on the keyboard. • Accompaniment (left-hand part) plays in time with the notes. • With Step 1, the correct melody note is played no matter which keyboard key you press. If you selected lesson Step 2 •...
  • Page 17: Power Supply

    Power Supply This keyboard can be powered by current from a standard household wall outlet (using the specified AC adaptor) or by batteries. Always 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 replacing batteries.
  • Page 18: Using The Ac Adaptor

    Power Supply Important Battery Information I The following shows the approximate battery life. Alkaline batteries ... <CTK-810> 2.5 hours Manganese batteries ... <WK-110> 6 hours The above value is standard battery life at normal temperature, with the keyboard volume at medium setting.
  • Page 19: Auto Power Off

    Auto Power Off When you are using battery power, keyboard power turns off automatically whenever you leave it on without performing any operation for about 6 minutes. When this happens, press the POWER button to turn power back on. NOTE •...
  • Page 20: Connections

    The wrong type of connector at either end can cause one of the stereo channels to be lost. Audio connection When connected to a musical instrument amplifier, set the volume of the keyboard to a relatively low level and make output volume adjustments using the amplifier’s controls.
  • Page 21: Sustain/Assignable Jack Terminal

    Sustain/Assignable jack Terminal You can connect an optional sustain pedal (SP-3 or SP-20) to the SUSTAIN/ASSIGNABLE JACK terminal to enable the capabilities described below. For details on how to select the pedal function you want, see “SUSTAIN/ASSIGNABLE JACK (Default: SUS)” on page E-53.
  • Page 22: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations REVERB/CHORUS MODE POWER VOLUME This section provides information on performing basic keyboard operations. To play the keyboard Press the POWER button to turn the keyboard on. Set the MODE switch to NORMAL. Use the VOLUME knob to set the volume to a relatively low level.
  • Page 23: Using Tone Effects

    Using Tone Effects Reverb: Makes your notes resonate Chorus: Adds more breadth to your notes Press the REVERB/CHORUS button to cycle through the effect settings as shown below. • You can find out the current effect setting by looking at the REVERB and CHORUS indicators. Reverb on Chorus on Both on...
  • Page 24: Playing A Built-In Tune

    Playing a Built-in Tune REPEAT Your keyboard comes with a total of built-in 100 tunes. You can play back built-in tunes for your own listening pleasure, or you can use them for practice. Built-in tunes are divided between the two groups described below. Auto-accompaniment <CTK-810>...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Tempo

    Adjusting the Tempo Each tune has a preset default tempo (beats per minute) that is set automatically whenever you select a tune. While the tune is playing, you can change the tempo setting to a value in the range of 30 to 255. To set the tempo Use the TEMPO buttons to set the tempo.
  • Page 26: Looping A Musical Phrase

    Playing a Built-in Tune Looping a Musical Phrase You can select one or more measures and “loop” them, which means that they play again and again until you stop playback. While the tune is playing, press the REPEAT button while the measure you want to start from is playing. Flash When playback is within the measure you want to specify as the end of the loop, press the REPEAT...
  • Page 27: 3-Step Lesson

    3-Step Lesson With the 3-Step Lesson System, you can practice built-in tunes and SMF data you download over the Internet, and even plot your progress according to the evaluation points the keyboard awards you. * See “Expanding the Selections in the Song Bank Tunes” on page E-50 for information about the SMF data you download over the Internet.
  • Page 28: Evaluation Mode

    3-Step Lesson Evaluation Mode The keyboard can be configured to evaluate your 3-Step Lesson progress. A perfect score is 100. You can even have the piano display your points, both part way through and at the end of a lesson. Evaluation Mode Display Level Indicator (9 Levels): This indicator shows the evaluation of your current performance at a glance.
  • Page 29: Step 1 - Master The Timing

    PLAY/STOP Step 1 – Master the timing. Select the tune you want to use. Press the RIGHT/TRACK 2 button or the LEFT/ TRACK 1 button to specify the part you want to practice. • Indicator appears on the display whose part is selected for practice.
  • Page 30: Step 3 - Play At Normal Speed

    3-Step Lesson Press the STEP 2 button to start Step 2 play. A l o h a O e Keyboard keys used • After a count sounds, the keyboard stands by and waits for you to play the first note of the tune. •...
  • Page 31: Voice Fingering Guide

    Voice Fingering Guide Voice fingering guide uses a simulated human voice to call out fingering numbers during Step 1 and Step 2 one-hand part practice. If you need to press a key with your thumb, for example, voice fingering guide says, “One!” In the case of a chord to be played with your thumb, middle and little finger, voice fingering guide says, “One, three, five!”...
  • Page 32: Auto Accompaniment

    • Some rhythms (No. 110, 112 to 120) consist of chord accompaniments only, without any drums or other percussion instruments. Such rhythms do not sound unless CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, or FULL RANGE CHORD is selected as the accompaniment mode. RHYTHM Number buttons [+] / [–]...
  • Page 33: Playing A Rhythm

    To use Auto Accompaniment Set the MODE switch to CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, or FULL RANGE CHORD. Press the START/STOP button to start play of the currently selected rhythm.
  • Page 34 You can change the location of the split point, which also changes the sizes of the keyboard areas. E-32 Chord Types CASIO CHORD accompaniment lets you play four types of chords with minimal fingering. Chord Types Major chords Major chord names are marked above the keys of the accompaniment keyboard.
  • Page 35 FINGERED FINGERED provides you with a total of 15 different chord types. following describes “Accompaniment keyboard” and “Melody keyboard”, and tells you how to play a C-root chord using FINGERED. FINGERED Accompaniment Keyboard and Melody Keyboard <WK-110> Accompaniment Melody keyboard keyboard <CTK-810>...
  • Page 36 Auto Accompaniment FULL RANGE CHORD This accompaniment method provides a total of 38 different chord types: the 15 chord types available with FINGERED plus 23 additional types. The keyboard interprets any input of three or more keys that matches a FULL RANGE CHORD pattern to be a chord.
  • Page 37: Using An Intro 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 MODE switch to select the chord play method you want to use (NORMAL, CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, FULL RANGE CHORD). E-35...
  • Page 38: Finishing With An Ending Pattern

    Auto Accompaniment To use synchro start Press the SYNCHRO/ENDING button to put the keyboard into synchro start standby. Flash Playing a chord and the rhythm pattern starts to play automatically. NOTE • If the MODE switch is set to NORMAL, only the rhythm plays (without a chord) when you play on the accompaniment keyboard.
  • Page 39: Registration Memory

    Registration Memory Registration Memory Features Registration memory lets you store up to 32 keyboard setups (4 sets × 8 banks) for instant recall whenever you need them. The following is a list of settings that are saved in registration memory. Registration Memory Settings •...
  • Page 40: Registration Memory Features

    Registration Memory To Save a Setup in Registration Memory Select a tone and rhythm, and otherwise set up the keyboard the way you want it. • See “Registration Memory Settings” on page E-37 for details on what data is stored in the registration memory.
  • Page 41: Recording And Play Back

    Recording and Play Back RECORDER MODE START/STOP You can record your lesson play (lesson recording) and keyboard play along with the Auto Accompaniment you are using (performance recording). Parts and Tracks How data is recorded to the keyboard and the type of data that is recorded depends on whether you are performing a performance recording operation or a lesson recording operation.
  • Page 42: Recording Play Along With A Built-In Tune

    CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage to you or any third party arising out of the loss or corruption of data.
  • Page 43: Playing Back A Lesson Recording

    To record as you play along with a built-in tune Press the SONG BANK button to select the mode that includes the tune you want to play along with. Indicator appears Use the RECORDER button to select record standby. • This causes the RECORDER indicator to flash on the display.
  • Page 44 Recording and Play Back Part/Track Indicators in Playback Standby Each press of a part/track button toggles playback of that track on (part/track indicator displayed) and off (indicator not displayed). Track 1 Playback (displayed) Example: The above indicates that Track 1 will be played back, while Track 2 will not.
  • Page 45: Playing Back A Performance Recording

    Track 1 Data In addition to notes played on the keyboard and chord accompaniments, the following data is also stored in Track 1 during performance recording. • Tone number • Rhythm number • INTRO button, SYNCHRO/ENDING button, NORMAL/ FILL-IN button, VARIATION/FILL-IN button operations •...
  • Page 46: Overdubbing A Performance Recording

    Recording and Play Back Overdubbing a Performance Recording You can use the following procedure to record a melody in Track 2 so it combines with a recording you previously made in Track 1. Press the RHYTHM button to enter the rhythm mode.
  • Page 47: Keyboard Settings

    Keyboard Settings TRANSPOSE/SETTING This section describes how to use layer (to play two tones with a single key) and split (to assign different tones to either end of the keyboard), and how to make touch response, transpose, and tuning settings. Using Layer Layer lets you assign two different tones (a main tone and a layered tone) to the keyboard, both of which play whenever...
  • Page 48: Using Layer And Split Together

    Keyboard Settings To split the keyboard First select the main tone. Example: To select “146 STRINGS” as the main tone, press the TONE button and then use the number buttons or [+] and [–] buttons to input 1, 4 and then 6. S t r i n Press the SPLIT button.
  • Page 49: Transposing The Keyboard

    Play something on the keyboard. • Press the LAYER button to unlayer the keyboard, and the SPLIT button to unsplit it. LAYER SPLIT Example: WK-110 Split Tone (PIZZICATO STRINGS) Layered Tone (FRENCH HORN) Layered Split Tone (STRINGS) Split point About TRANSPOSE/SETTING button Each press of the TRANSPOSE/SETTING button cycles through the setting screens.
  • Page 50: Using Touch Response

    E-48 Tuning the Keyboard Use the following procedure to fine tune the keyboard to match the tuning of another musical instrument. To tune the keyboard Press the TRANSPOSE/SETTING button until the tuning screen appears. T u n e Use the [+], [–], and the number buttons to adjust...
  • Page 51: Connection To A Computer

    MIDI driver user’s guide.* * You need to have Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to view the contents of the “CASIO USB MIDI Driver User’s Guide” (manual_e.pdf). If your computer does not have either Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader installed, use the procedure below to install it.
  • Page 52: Expanding The Selections In The Song Bank Tunes

    You can store up to 5 tunes as Song Bank tunes 101 through 105. For SMF data you purchase or create, you need to use an SMF Converter to convert it to CASIO format before transferring it to the keyboard.
  • Page 53: Using The Smf Data On The Bundled Cd-Rom

    Song Data Storage Song data saved as Song Bank tunes are retained even when power is turned off, as long as the keyboard is being supplied battery or AC adaptor power. If you remove the batteries or should the batteries go dead while the keyboard is not being supplied power by the AC adaptor, song data will be deleted.
  • Page 54 Connection to a Computer NAVIGATE CHANNEL (Default: 4) When messages are received from a computer for play on this keyboard, the navigate channel is the channel whose note data appears on the display. You can select one channel from 01 to 16 as the navigate channel. Since this setting lets you use the data on any channel of commercially available SMF data to light on the on-screen keyboard guide, you can analyze how different parts of an arrangement are played.
  • Page 55 SUSTAIN/ASSIGNABLE JACK (Default: SUS) SUS(sustain): Specifies a sustain* depressed. SoS (sostenuto): Specifies a sostenuto* pedal is depressed. SFt (soft): Specifies reduction of the sound’s volume when the pedal is depressed. rHy (rhythm): Specifies START/STOP button operation when the pedal is depressed. Press the TRANSPOSE/SETTING button until the SUSTAIN/ASSIGNABLE JACK screen appears.
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    1. Power supply problem. 2. Power is not turned on. 3. Volume setting is too low. 4. The MODE switch is in the CASIO CHORD or FINGERED position. 5. LOCAL CONTROL is off. Low battery power Accompaniment volume is set to 000.
  • Page 57 * Multiple digital samples are taken for the low range, middle range, and high range of the original musical instrument. Because of this, there may be a very slight difference in tonal quality and volume between sample ranges. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 58: Specifications

    515; with layer and split 32 notes maximum (16 for certain tones) Variable (226 steps, = 30 to 255) 3 fingering methods (CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, FULL RANGE CHORD) START/STOP, INTRO, NORMAL/NORMAL FILL-IN, VARIATION/ VARIATION FILL-IN, SYNCHRO/ENDING 0 to 127 (128 steps) Recalls settings for tone, tempo, layer, split, reverb, and chorus.
  • Page 59: Operating Precautions

  • Page 60: Appendix

  • Page 61 Appendix/Apéndice...
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  • Page 66: Fingered Chord Chart

    FINGERED Chord Chart Cuadro de acordes digitados Chord Type Root C /(D ) (D )/E F /(G ) (G )/A (A )/B Chord Type sus4 Root C /(D ) (D )/E F /(G ) (G )/A (A )/B dim7 7sus4 m add9 Appendix/Apéndice <CTK-810 only>...
  • Page 67: Rhythm List

    • Some rhythms (No. 110, 112 to 120) consist of chord accompaniments only, without any drums or other percussion instruments. Such rhythms do not sound unless CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, or FULL RANGE CHORD is selected as the accompaniment mode. NOTA •...
  • Page 68: Song List

  • Page 71 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 MA0702-A Printed in China Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan...

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