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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" 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. 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

    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: AP-420 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: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting Ready ......................E-32 Assembling the Stand ..........E-32 Connecting Headphones.........E-36 To connect the cables ..........E-34 Connecting Audio Equipment or an Amplifier ..E-37 To install the music stand and headphones hook..E-35 Bundled and Optional Accessories ......E-37 Power Outlet............E-36 General Guide ........
  • Page 4: General Guide

    General Guide Bottom Front Rear Front...
  • Page 5: Function Button

    General Guide *CAUTION • Make sure that the cover is fully open whenever you are playing on the keyboard. A partially open cover can suddenly close unexpectedly and pinch your fingers. NOTE • The names shown here are always indicated in bold when they appear within the text of this manual. 1 PHONES jacks 9 RECORDER (L) button 2 LINE OUT R, L/MONO jacks...
  • Page 6: Playing With Different Tones

    Playing with Different Tones VOLUME FUNCTION SONG a POWER METRONOME GRAND PIANO ELEC PIANO Selecting and Playing a Tone The piano comes with 16 built-in tones. • The names of the tones are marked above the keyboard keys to which they are assigned. To select a tone Press the POWER button.
  • Page 7: To Adjust The Brilliance Of A Tone

    Playing with Different Tones Use the VOLUME controller to adjust the To adjust the brilliance of a volume. tone NOTE While holding down the FUNCTION button, • GRAND PIANO tones (MODERN, CLASSIC) use the BRILLIANCE keys to specify a Your digital piano has a total of 16 built-in tones. The MODERN and CLASSIC tones are stereo brilliance value in the range of –3 to 0 to 3.
  • Page 8: Layering Two Tones

    Playing with Different Tones To adjust the volume balance between Layering Two Tones two layered tones Use the following procedure to layer two tones, so they sound at the same time. While holding down the FUNCTION button, When specifying two tones for layering, first tone you use the keyboard keys shown below to adjust select will be the main tone, while the second tone will the volume of the layered tones.
  • Page 9: Using Effects

    Playing with Different Tones ■ About DSP Using Effects DSP makes it possible to digitally produce complex acoustic effects. The DSP is assigned to each tone Reverb : Makes your notes resonate. whenever you turn on digital piano power. Chorus : Adds more breadth to your notes. To turn reverb on and off Using the Digital Piano’s Pedals...
  • Page 10: Using The Metronome

    Playing with Different Tones Press the METRONOME button or SONG Using the Metronome a button to turn off the metronome. Press the METRONOME button. NOTE • This starts the metronome. • To return the tempo setting to the default tempo of •...
  • Page 11: Playing A Piano Duet

    Playing with Different Tones Changing the Octaves of the duet Playing a Piano Duet keyboards You can use the Duet Mode to split the piano’s You can change the ranges of the left and right keyboard in the center so two people can play a duet. keyboards in octave units from their initial default settings.
  • Page 12: Playing Back Built-In Songs

    Playing Back Built-in Songs FUNCTION SONG a RECORDER METRONOME Your digital piano comes with a Music Library of 60 Playing Back a Specific Music built-in tunes. You can play all 60 tunes in sequence, Library Song from beginning to end. The Music Library includes both built-in songs (01 to Playing Back All of the Built-in 60), plus one song (61) that have been saved to digital...
  • Page 13: Practicing With A Music Library Song

    Playing Back Built-in Songs To stop playback, press the SONG a button again. • Playback will stop automatically when the end of the song is reached. NOTE • Pressing the + and – keys at the same time will select song number 01.
  • Page 14: Recording And Play Back

    A track is a container of recorded data, and a song consists of two tracks: Track 1 and Track 2. You can IMPORTANT! • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. takes no record each track separately and then combine them so responsibility for any damages, lost profits, or claims they play back together as a single song.
  • Page 15: To Record To A Specific Track Of A Song

    Recording and Play Back Start playing something on the keyboard. To record to a specific track of • Recording will start automatically. a song To stop recording, press the SONG a After recording to either of the tracks of a song, you can button.
  • Page 16: To Record To One Track Of A Song While Listening To The Playback Of The Other Track

    Recording and Play Back To record to one track of a Playing Back from Digital song while listening to the Piano Memory playback of the other track Press the RECORDER button so its lamp is lit. Press the RECORDER button so its lamp is lit.
  • Page 17: Deleting Recorded Data

    Recording and Play Back 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 18: Configuring Settings With The Keyboard

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard FUNCTION In addition to selecting tones and Music Library tunes, Release the FUNCTION button to complete you also can use the FUNCTION button in the setting procedure. combination with the keyboard keys to configure effect, keyboard touch, and other settings. NOTE •...
  • Page 19: Keyboard Keys Used For Configuring Settings

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard Keyboard Keys Used for Configuring Settings • The numbers 1 through cm correspond to the same numbers in the “Parameter List” on pages E-18 - E-20. [Left keyboard] Reverb Chorus Keyboard key (Transpose) Keyboard tuning (Tuning) Octave shift Temperament Tempo/Temperament select...
  • Page 20: Parameter List

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard Parameter List ■ Tones Operation Parameter Settings Type Description Remarks (page E-16) Reverb 1 to 4 Specifies the reverb of notes. Default: 2 (page E-7) Chorus 1 to 4 Controls the breadth of notes. Default: 2 (page E-7) Tone selection See page E-4.
  • Page 21: Temperament (Temperament

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard ■ Keyboard Operation Type Parameter Settings Description Remarks (page E-16) Keyboard key –12 to 0 to 12 Raises or lowers the tuning of • The transpose setting cannot be (Transpose) Default: 0 the digital piano in semitone configured while Music Library steps.
  • Page 22: Send Channel

    Configuring Settings with the Keyboard ■ MIDI and Other Settings Operation Parameter Settings Type Description Remarks (page E-16) USB device MIDI, Storage – The digital piano enters MIDI • While storage is selected for this setting, the mode (USB Default: MIDI mode automatically when it is GRAND PIANO (MODERN, CLASSIC) DEVICE MODE)
  • Page 23: Using A Memory Card

    User songs One of the following two (page E-29) types of music data card slot. 1. CASIO format data • Never insert anything besides a memory card into (CM2) the card slot. Doing so creates the risk of – 2. Standard MIDI files malfunction.
  • Page 24: Loading And Removing A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card While holding down the FUNCTION button, Loading and Removing a press the CARD MENU keyboard key. Memory Card The CARD lamp will flash. IMPORTANT! • A memory card must be positioned correctly when being loaded into the Digital Piano. Trying to force an improperly oriented memory card into the slot can damage the memory card and the slot.
  • Page 25: Saving A Recorded Song To A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card ■ Memory Card Data Storage Saving a Recorded Song to a The above procedure stores Digital Piano data in a Memory Card folder named MUSICDAT on the memory card. • The MUSICDAT folder is created automatically Use the procedure below to save data you recorded on when you format the memory card on the Digital the Digital Piano to a memory card as a MIDI file (SMF...
  • Page 26: Deleting Memory Card Data

    Using a Memory Card While holding down the FUNCTION button, Deleting Memory Card Data press the CARD MENU keyboard key. The CARD lamp will flash. You can use the procedure below to delete song data stored in the memory card’s “MUSICDAT” folder. Insert the memory card into the piano’s memory card slot.
  • Page 27: Simple Play Back Of A Song On A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Simple Play Back of a Song on Saving Data to Digital Piano a Memory Card Memory (Internal Area) Instead of a Memory Card You can use the procedure below to play back a user song (page E-29) stored on a memory card without Even when you do not have a memory card loaded in loading the song into Digital Piano memory (Music the Digital Piano’s memory card slot, you can save up...
  • Page 28: Error Indicators

    Using a Memory Card Error Indicators The following shows how the lamps indicate the error type when an error occurs due to data transfer failure or some other reason. Lamps Error No Card No File No Data Protect ReadOnly MediaFull Type 1.
  • Page 29 Using a Memory Card Lamps Error Not SMF01 SizeOver WrongDat Convert Format Media R/W Type You are attempting The data on the 1. The memory card There is not enough 1. The current 1. Memory card data to play back SMF memory card it too data is corrupted.
  • Page 30: Connecting To A Computer

    Configure the music software settings to *2: Windows Vista (32- bit) select one of the following as the MIDI device. CASIO USB-MIDI : (For Windows Vista, Mac OS X) USB port USB Audio Device: (For Windows XP) • For information about how to select the MIDI device,...
  • Page 31: Using Midi

    (machines) produced by different manufacturers. NOTE • For detailed information about MIDI Implementation, visit the CASIO website at: • While holding down the FUNCTION button, press See “Send channel” and “Local control” on page E-20. the keyboard key that corresponds to the USB device mode.
  • Page 32 BIDSNG01.CM2: CASIO BIDSNG01.MID. Change the name of the current original format data BIDSNG01.MID to something else and then rename Recorder RECORDER BIDREC01.CSR: CASIO the copied file to BIDSNG01.MID. memory data original format data ■ To transfer Recorder memory data between...
  • Page 33 The rights of creators and copyright holders of music, images, computer programs, databases, and other MIDI file song data CASIO format song data data are protected by copyright laws. You are allowed to reproduce such works for personal or non- commercial use only.
  • Page 34: Getting Ready

    IMPORTANT! • If anything is missing or damaged, contact your local CASIO service provider. • Do not use any screws other than those that come with the stand. Doing so risks damage to the stand and/or Digital Piano.
  • Page 35 Getting Ready Use the two screws I to secure the top left Place the piano onto the stand. and right edges of the back panel C to the IMPORTANT! brackets 5 of side panels A and B . • In order to ensure you do not get your fingers •...
  • Page 36: To Connect The Cables

    Getting Ready First, use the two butterfly bolts H to secure To connect the cables the back of the piano to the stand. Next, use the two screws K to secure the front of the Insert the plug of the AC adaptor that comes piano.
  • Page 37: To Install The Music Stand And Headphones Hook

    Getting Ready Bundle the AC adaptor and pedal cables To install the music stand and together and use clips G to secure them at headphones hook the two points shown in the illustration below. Install the music stand by inserting its pegs into the holes in the top of the piano.
  • Page 38: Connecting Headphones

    Getting Ready Power Outlet Connecting Headphones Your digital piano runs on standard household power. Bottom Be sure to turn off power whenever you are not using PHONES jacks the digital piano. Using an AC Adaptor Use only the AC adaptor (JEITA Standard, with unified polarity plug) that comes with this digital piano.
  • Page 39: Connecting Audio Equipment Or An Amplifier

    NOTE Keyboard amplifier, etc. • You can get information about accessories that are INPUT 1 sold separately for this product from the CASIO INPUT 2 catalog available from your retailer, and from the Standard plug CASIO website at the following URL.
  • Page 40: Reference

    Reference Troubleshooting Problem Cause Action Page No sound is produced when I 1. The VOLUME controller is set to 1. Rotate the VOLUME controller more towards press a keyboard key. “MIN”. “MAX”. 2. Headphones or an adaptor plug is 2. Disconnect whatever is connected to the E-36 plugged into one of the PHONES PHONES jacks.
  • Page 41: Product Specifications

    Reference Product Specifications Model AP-420BK/AP-420BN Keyboard 88-key piano keyboard, with Touch Response Maximum Polyphony 128 notes Tones • Layer (excluding bass tones) • Split (Low-range bass tones only) Effects Brilliance (–3 to 0 to 3), Reverb (4 types), Chorus (4 types), DSP, Acoustic Resonance Metronome •...
  • Page 42: Operating Precautions

    Be sure to read and observe the following operating contents of this manual without the consent of precautions. CASIO is prohibited under copyright laws. • IN NO EVENT SHALL CASIO BE LIABLE FOR ■ Location ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, Avoid the following locations for this product.
  • Page 43 Reference AC Adaptor Handling Precautions Model: AD-E24250LW 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions on hand. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this product near water. 6. Clean only with a dry cloth. 7.
  • Page 44: Appendix

    Appendix/Apéndice Tone List/Lista de tonos Song List/Lista de canciones Bank Select MSB/ No./Nº Song Name/Nombre de canciones Tone Name/ Program Change/ MSB de selección de Nocturne Op.9-2 Nombre de tonos Cambio de programa banco Fantaisie-Impromptu Op.66 GRAND PIANO MODERN Étude Op.10-3 “Chanson de l’adieu” GRAND PIANO CLASSIC Étude Op.10-5 “Black Keys”...
  • Page 45: Midi Implementation Chart

    : Active Sense : Reset *2: For details, see MIDI Implementation at Remarks *2: Si desea más información, vea Implementación MIDI en Mode 1 : OMNI ON, POLY Mode 2 : OMNI ON, MONO O : Yes Mode 3 : OMNI OFF, POLY...
  • 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. MA1203-B Printed in China AP420ES1B...

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