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Casio Privia PX-300 User Manual

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Please keep all information for future reference.
Guarde toda información para tener como referencia futura.
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"


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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. PX300-ES-1 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...

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    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. • Be sure to disconnect the AC adaptor before cleaning the product.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Using the AC Adaptor ... E-4 Connections ... E-5 Connecting Headphones ... E-5 Connecting to a PEDAL Jack ... E-5 Connecting an audio or musical instrument amplifier ... E-6 Playing with Different Tones ... E-7 Selecting and Playing a Tone ... E-7 Selecting Main Tones and Variation Tones ...

  • Page 4: General Guide, Attachment Of The Score Stand

    General Guide Back Panel Left Side Panel B C D E F G NOTE • Each chapter of this manual starts with an illustration of the piano’s console, which shows the buttons and other controllers you need to operate. Attachment of the Score Stand Insert the score stand into the slot at the top of the digital piano as shown in the illustration.

  • Page 5: Playing Back All The Built-in Tunes


  • Page 6: Power Supply, Using The Ac Adaptor

    Power Supply You can power this digital piano by plugging it into a standard household power outlet. Be sure you turn off power and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet whenever the digital piano is not in use. Using the AC Adaptor Make sure that you use only the AC adaptor specified for this digital piano.

  • Page 7: Connections, Connecting Headphones, Connecting To A Pedal Jack

    Connections IMPORTANT! • Whenever connecting external equipment, first set the VOLUME knob of the digital piano and the volume controller of the external equipment to relatively low volume settings. You can later adjust volume to the level you want after connections are complete. Connecting Headphones Connect commercially available headphones to the digital piano’s PHONES jacks.

  • Page 8: Connecting An Audio Or Musical Instrument Amplifier

    Connections Connecting an audio or musical instrument amplifier Connecting to an audio or musical instrument amplifier provides even clearer, more powerful sound through external speakers. Standard jacks INPUT 1 INPUT 2 Standard plug Guitar amplifier, keyboard amplifier, etc. Playing Output from External Equipment through the Piano’s...

  • Page 9: Playing With Different Tones, Selecting And Playing A Tone, Selecting Main Tones And Variation Tones

    Playing with Different Tones Selecting and Playing a Tone Your piano has the following types of tones built in. Main Tones Variation Tones 15 GM Tones Drum Sets Selecting Main Tones and Variation Tones Press the POWER button. POWER button Use the VOLUME knob to adjust the volume level.

  • Page 10: Using Tone Effects

    Playing with Different Tones While holding down the CONTROL button, use the keyboard keys shown below to input the tone number of the GM tone you want to assign to the GM TONES button. Example: 008 (GM CELESTA) 0 2 3 5 7 8 •...

  • Page 11: Layering Two Tones

    To Select effect type You can select from among four reverb effects and four chorus effects by pressing the keyboard keys shown below. 1 Reverb Effect Keys 1: Room 2 3: Hall 2 0: Room 1 2: Hall 1 2 Chorus Effect Keys 1: Chorus 2 0: Chorus 1 While holding down the CONTROL...

  • Page 12: Assigning Different Tones To The Left And Right Sides Of The Keyboard

    Playing with Different Tones Adjusting the Volume of Layered Tones While holding down the CONTROL button, use the keyboard keys shown below to adjust the volume of the layered tones. – + : Raises the volume (0 to 24) – : Lowers the volume (–24 to 0) Assigning Different Tones to the Left and Right Sides of the Keyboard You can assign different tones to keys on the left side...

  • Page 13: Using The Built-in Metronome

    Pedal functions • Damper pedal Pressing this pedal causes notes to reverberate and to sustain longer. • Soft pedal Pressing this pedal dampens notes and slightly reduces their volume. Only notes played after the pedal is depressed are affected, and any notes played before the pedal is pressed sound at their normal volume.

  • Page 14: Playing Rhythms, Rhythm List

    CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, or FULL RANGE CHORD is selected as the accompaniment mode. With such rhythms, make sure that CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, or FULL RANGE CHORD is selected before you try playing chords (see the next page). Press the RHYTHM button so the RHYTHM indicator lamp (above the button) is lit.

  • Page 15: Using Auto Accompaniment

    CASIO CHORD: Normal: • Here we will select the CASIO CHORD mode. • See page E-14 for information about how to use the chord modes. Press the SYNCHRO/FILL-IN button.

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    Playing Rhythms Use a CASIO CHORD fingering to play the first chord within the accompaniment keyboard range. • See “How to Play Chords” on this page for information about how to finger chords with the various chord modes. • This will cause the intro pattern for the selected rhythm to play, followed by the auto accompaniment rhythm and chord pattern.

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    Chord Types CASIO CHORD accompaniment lets you play four types of chords with minimal fingering. Chord Types Major chords Press one accompaniment key. C Major (C) Note that the chord produced when press accompaniment keyboard key does change octave, regardless of which key you use to play it.

  • Page 18: Adjusting Accompaniment Volume

    Playing Rhythms I FULL RANGE CHORD This accompaniment method makes it possible to play a total of 38 chord variations: the 15 available with FINGERED plus 23 additional variations. The keyboard interprets any input of three or more keys that matches a FULL RANGE CHORD pattern to be a chord.

  • Page 19: Learning To Play The Built-in Tunes, Playing A Built-in Tune, Practicing A Built-in Tune

    Learning to Play the Built-in Tunes Playing a Built-in Tune Your piano comes with 25 Music Library tunes built in. See the Song List on page A-2 of this manual for more information. Press the SONG button so SONG indicator lamp (below the button) is lit.

  • Page 20: Recording To And Playing Back From Song Memory

    • Turning off power while a record operation is in progress deletes anything recorded up to that point. • CASIO shall not be held responsible for any losses by you or any third party due to loss of data caused by malfunction or repair of this digital piano, or by battery replacement.

  • Page 21: Recording Your Keyboard Play

    Recording Your Keyboard Play You can record to either track with or without playback of the other track. To record to one track without playing back the other Press the SONG MEMORY button twice so the SONG MEMORY indicator lamp is flashing.

  • Page 22: Playing Back From Song Memory, To Delete Song Memory Data

    Recording to and Playing Back from Song Memory To record to a track while playing back from the other After you finish recording, you can play back Track 1 and Track 2 at the same time. Example: To record to Track 2 while playing back the contents of Track 1 Press the SONG MEMORY button once.

  • Page 23: Other Settings, Changing The Keyboard Touch, Changing The Piano Key

    Other Settings Changing the Keyboard Touch 1 This setting changes the relative touch of the keyboard keys. Changing the Piano Key 2 Use this setting to raise or lower the overall key of the keyboard in semitone steps. Changing the Pitch of the Piano to Match Another Instrument 3 Use this setting to raise or lower the overall pitch of the piano.

  • Page 24: Using Midi

    Other Settings Using MIDI What is MIDI? The letters MIDI stand for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, which is the name of a worldwide standard for digital signals and connectors that makes it possible to exchange musical data between musical instruments and computers (machines) produced by different manufacturers.

  • Page 25: Expanding The Selections In The Built-in Tunes

    CASIO conversion software to convert it to CASIO format before transferring it to the piano. You can obtain a copy of the special CASIO conversion software by downloading it at the Web page shown below. After downloading, install the software on your computer.

  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    NORMAL. Normally, the accompaniment keyboard will not produce any note while CASIO CHORD or FINGERED is selected as the accompaniment mode. The left or right LINE IN cable is Check the LINE IN cables for not connected correctly.

  • Page 27: Specifications

    • Number of Rhythms: 120 • Tempo Range: 30 to 255 • Controllers: START/STOP, INTRO/ENDING, SYNCHRO/FILL-IN • Modes: Normal; CASIO CHORD; FINGERED; FULL RANGE CHORD • Accompaniment Volume: Adjustable Built-in Tunes: • Number of Tunes: 25 preset + 10 loaded song data •...

  • Page 28: Operational Precautions, Setting Control Key Chart

    8 Chorus Effect (1 to 4) 0 Pedal Function (Soft, Sostenuto) E-26 • Note that CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any damages or losses or any claims by third parties arising from corruption or loss of data caused by malfunction or repair of the unit, or from battery replacement.

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    Appendix/Apéndice Tone List/Lista de sonidos Panel Tones/Sonidos de panel 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 GRAND PIANO 1 GRAND PIANO 2 GRAND 80 ELEC PIANO 1 ELEC PIANO 2...

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    CASIO CHORD, FINGERED o FULL RANGE CHORD sean seleccionados como el modo de acompañamiento. Con tales ritmos, asegúrese de que se selecciona CASIO CHORD, FINGERED o FULL RANGE CHORD, antes de tratar de ejecutar los acordes.

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    Appendix/Apéndice 413A-E-059A...

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    Appendix/Apéndice 413A-E-060A...

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  • Page 36: Midi Implementation Chart

    Model PX-300 Function ... Basic Default Channel Changed Default Mode Messages Altered Note Number: True voice Velocity Note ON Note OFF After Key’s Touch Ch’s Pitch Bender 0, 32 Control 6, 38 Change 100, 101 Program Change :True # System Exclusive System : Song Pos Common...

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    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 MA0402-C Printed in China Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan...

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