Casio privia PX-120 User Manual

Casio privia PX-120 User Manual

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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. PX120ES1A 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

    Never let children use an AC adaptor that is seriously damaged. • The product is not intended for children under 3 years. • Use only CASIO AD-12 adaptor. • The AC adaptor is not a toy.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Guide ... E-2 Installing the Music Stand... E-2 TONE/SETTING Button... E-3 Saving Settings and Using Operation Lock ... E-3 Power Outlet... E-4 Using an AC Adaptor ... E-4 Connections ... E-5 Connecting Headphones ... E-5 Connecting Audio Equipment or an Amplifier ... E-5 Connecting a Pedal ...
  • Page 4: General Guide

    General Guide Bottom Back Installing the Music Stand Insert the bottom of the music stand into the groove on the top of the digital piano’s console. Left Side...
  • Page 5: Tone/Setting Button

    NOTE • The names shown here are always indicated in bold when they appear within the text of this manual. 1 VOLUME controller 2 SYNCHRO/FILL-IN button button 4 MUSIC LIBRARY, RHYTHM button 5 LR button 6 RECORDER button 7 METRONOME button 8 GRAND PIANO (MODERN) button TONE/SETTING Button The TONE/SETTING button is used when configuring a variety of different digital piano settings.
  • Page 6: Power Outlet

    Power Outlet Your digital piano runs on standard household power. Be sure to turn off power whenever you are not using the digital piano. Using an AC Adaptor Use only the AC adaptor that is specified for use with this digital piano. Specified AC Adaptor: AD-12 Back DC 12V terminal...
  • Page 7: 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 Left Side PHONES jack Commercially available headphones Mini plug...
  • Page 8: Connecting A Pedal

    Connections Connecting a Pedal DAMPER PEDAL jack Connecting the supplied pedal (SP-3) to the DAMPER PEDAL jack makes it possible to use the pedal as a damper pedal. Pressing the damper pedal while playing will cause the notes you play to reverberate for a very long time. •...
  • Page 9: Playing With Different Tones

    Playing with Different Tones POWER VOLUME 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. For details about selecting these tones, see “Selecting a Tone Using the Keyboard Keys”...
  • Page 10 Playing with Different Tones 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 11: Adjusting The Brilliance Of A Tone

    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 12: Using Effects

    Playing with Different Tones 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.
  • Page 13: Playing A Piano Duet

    Press the METRONOME button or button to turn off the metronome. NOTE • To return the tempo setting to the default tempo of the currently selected Music Library tune or the tempo recommended for the rhythm you are using, press the + and –...
  • Page 14 Playing with Different Tones To exit the Duet Mode, press either the MODERN or CLASSIC GRAND PIANO button. IMPORTANT! • The digital piano also will exit the Duet Mode if you use the TONE/SETTING button and tone setting keyboard keys to select a tone in step 3. •...
  • Page 15: Playing Back Built-In Songs

    Playing Back Built-in Songs MUSIC LIBRARY 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 16: Practicing With A Music Library Song

    Playing Back Built-in Songs IMPORTANT! • Be sure to allow a bit of time between + and – key operations. Performing a series of + and – key operations too quickly can cause some of the operations to be skipped. When selecting a song, use the number input keys instead of the + and –...
  • Page 17: Playing A Rhythm

    Playing a Rhythm RHYTHM SYNCHRO/FILL-IN Selecting a Rhythm You can select from among 20 built-in rhythms. Press the RHYTHM button so the lamp below it is lit. • Each press of the button toggles between the upper lamp and lower lamp. Find the rhythm number of the rhythm you want to use in the Rhythm List on page A-1.
  • Page 18: Using Auto Accompaniment

    Accompaniment makes it feel like you have your own private backup group with you all the time. NOTE • With the rhythms listed below, make sure that CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, or FULL RANGE CHORD is selected before you try playing chords. The percussion sounds will sound at lower volume while no chord is fingered on the keyboard.
  • Page 19 CHORD mode. CHORD CASIO CHORD Mode Keyboard IMPORTANT! • In the CASIO CHORD mode, the keys in the accompaniment keyboard range of the keyboard operate as “chord switches” only. You cannot use the keys in this keyboard range to play notes.
  • Page 20 Example: Major Chords C (C Major) Pressing a single Note names accompaniment keyboard range key in the CASIO CHORD mode will play the major chord whose name is marked above the key. All of the accompaniment keyboard range keys that are...
  • Page 21 Fingered Chord Notes • Except for the chords whose names have *1 after them in the above examples, you also can use inverted fingerings. This means that fingering either E-G-C or G-C-E will produces a C chord. • Except for the chords whose names have *2 after them in the above examples, you need to press all of the indicated keys in order to finger a chord.
  • Page 22: 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 23: 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 24: Playing 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 25: 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 26: Configuring Settings With The Keyboard

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard 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 27: Keyboard Keys Used For Configuring Settings

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard Keyboard Keys Used for Configuring Settings • The numbers 1 through bs correspond to the same numbers in the “Parameter List” on page E-26. [Left keyboard] Metronome Beat Tempo Metronome Volume Song, Auto Accompaniment volume Auto Accompaniment mode [Overall] [Center keyboard]...
  • Page 28 8 Song, Auto 00 to 42 Accompaniment Defaults: volume 42 (Tunes) 38 (Accompaniments) 9 Metronome 00 to 42 Volume Default: 36 bk Auto NORMAL, CASIO Accompaniment CHORD, mode (MODE) FINGERED, FULL RANGE CHORD Default: NORMAL E-26 Operation Type Description (page E-24) Assigns a tone to the keyboard.
  • Page 29 ■ Keyboard Parameter Settings bl Touch Response Off (OFF), 1 to 3 (TOUCH Default: 2 RESPONSE) bm Keyboard Key –12 to 0 to 12 (TRANSPOSE) Default: 0 bn Keyboard tuning –99 to 0 to 99 (TUNING) Default: 0 Operation Type Description (page E-24) Specifies the relative touch...
  • Page 30: Local Control

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard ■ MIDI and Other Settings Parameter Settings bo Send Channel 01 to 16 Default: 01 bp Local Control Off, On Default: On bq Operation Tone Off, On Default: On Back Up Off, On Default: Off Operation Lock Off, On Default: Off E-28...
  • Page 31: 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 32: Reference

    * Multiple digital samples are taken for the low range, middle range, and high range of the original volume sounds slightly different musical instrument. Because of this, there may be a very slight difference in tonal quality and depending where it is volume between sample ranges.
  • Page 33: Product Specifications

    Auto Accompaniment • Number of Rhythms: 20 • Tempo Range: 20 to 255 • Controllers: START/STOP, SYNCHRO/FILL-IN • Auto Accompaniment modes: NORMAL, CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, FULL RANGE CHORD • Accompaniment Volume Level: Adjustable Recorder • Functions: Real-time recording, playback • Number of Song: 1 •...
  • 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: Fingered Chord Chart

    Appendix/Apéndice Fingered Chord Chart/Cuadro de acordes digitados (Fingered)
  • Page 37: 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 38 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. MA0707-A Printed in China PX120ES1A...