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Casio CTK-8IOin User Manual


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6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome
MA0704-A Printed in China
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan
07.4.10, 3:53 PM


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  • Page 1 USER’S GUIDE CASIO COMPUTER CO.,LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome MA0704-A Printed in China CTK810INE1A Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan CTK810INE1A CTK810IN_e_Cover1-4.p65 07.4.10, 3:53 PM...
  • Page 2 • Do not short-circuit the battery terminals. • The product is not intended for children under 3 years. • Use only CASIO AD-5 adaptor. • The AC adaptor is not a toy. • Be sure to disconnect the AC adaptor before cleaning the product.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Congratulations on your selection of the CASIO Symbol Examples electronic musical instrument. • Before using the instrument, be sure to carefully This triangle symbol ( ) means that the read through the instructions contained in this user should be careful. (The example at manual.
  • Page 4 Leave all internal • Should the electric cord or plug inspection, adjustment, and maintenance up become damaged, contact your to your original retailer or authorized original retailer or authorized CASIO CASIO Service Provider. Service Provider. CTK810IN_e_01-07.p65 07.4.10, 3:47 PM...
  • Page 5 3. Contact your original retailer or an • Never pull on the cord when authorized CASIO Service Provider. unplugging from the electrical outlet. Always grasp the AC adaptor when Plastic Bags unplugging.
  • Page 6 Safety Precautions Connectors Correct Stand* Assembly Connect only the specified devices and An incorrectly assembled stand can tip over, equipment to the product’s connectors. causing the product to fall and creating the Connection of a non-specified device or risk of personal injury. equipment creates the risk of fire and Make sure you assemble the stand correctly, 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 To pause playback ......... E-21 To fast reverse ........E-21 Main Features ......E-5 To fast forward ........E-21 Looping a Musical Phrase ...... E-22 General Guide ......E-8 To change the melody tone ....E-22 Attaching the Score Stand .....
  • Page 9 Contents Registration Memory ..E-34 Using the SMF Data on the Bundled CD-ROM ..........E-48 Registration Memory Features ....E-34 General MIDI Tone ......... E-48 To Save a Setup in Registration Changing the Settings ......E-48 Memory ..........E-35 To Recall a Setup from Registration Using a Memory Card ..
  • Page 10: General Guide

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  • Page 11: Rhythm List

    General Guide G RHYTHM/SONG CONTROLLER 1 Power indicator 2 POWER button N INTRO button, REPEAT button 3 MODE switch O NORMAL/FILL-IN button, REW button 4 RECORDER button P VARIATION/FILL-IN button, FF button 5 TRANSPOSE/FUNCTION button Q SYNCHRO/ENDING button, PAUSE button 6 REVERB/CHORUS button R START/STOP button, PLAY/STOP button 7 ONE TOUCH PRESET button...
  • Page 12: Attaching The Score Stand

    General Guide *1 Attaching the Score Stand Insert the score stand into the slot at the top of the keyboard as shown in the illustration. • For input of numbers to c Number buttons change a displayed number or setting. •...
  • Page 13: Quick Reference

    Quick Reference MODE SONG BANK POWER Power indicator Number buttons STEP 2 PLAY/STOP STEP 1 This section provides a quick overview of keyboard operation Find the tune you want to play in the SONG BANK using steps one and two of the 3-step lesson feature. List, and then use the number buttons to input its With the 3-step lesson feature, the on-screen keyboard guide three-digit number.
  • Page 14 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 15: Power Supply

    Power Supply This keyboard can be powered by current from a standard Important Battery Information household wall outlet (using the specified AC adaptor) or by I The following shows the approximate battery life. batteries. Always make sure you turn the keyboard off Alkaline batteries ......
  • Page 16: Using The Ac Adaptor

    Power Supply Using the AC Adaptor Auto Power Off Make sure that you use only the AC adaptor specified for When you are using battery power, keyboard power turns this keyboard. off automatically whenever you leave it on without performing any operation for about 6 minutes. When this Specified AC Adaptor: AD-5 happens, press the POWER button to turn power back on.
  • Page 17: Connections

    Connections Musical Instrument Amplifier (Figure 3 ) Phones/Output Terminal Use a commercially available connecting cord to connect the PREPARATION keyboard to a musical instrument amplifier. • Before connecting headphones or other external equipment, be sure to first turn down the volume settings NOTE of the keyboard and the connected equipment.
  • Page 18: Sustain/Assignable Jack Terminal

    Connections 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-50.
  • Page 19: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations POWER REVERB/CHORUS TONE PIANO SETTING MODE Number buttons [+] / [–] PITCH BEND VOLUME This section provides information on performing basic Use the number buttons to input the three-digit tone keyboard operations. number of the tone you want to select. Example: To select “111 ACOUSTIC BASS”, input 1, 1 and then 1.
  • Page 20: Using Tone Effects

    Basic Operations PIANO SETTING Button Using Tone Effects Pressing this button changes the setup of the keyboard to Reverb: Makes your notes resonate optimize it for piano play. Chorus: Adds more breadth to your notes Press the REVERB/CHORUS button to cycle through Settings the effect settings as shown below.
  • Page 21: Using The Pitch Bend Wheel

    Basic Operations Using the PITCH BEND Wheel As its name suggests, the PITCH BEND wheel lets you “bend” the pitch of a sound. This makes it possible to add a touch of realism to saxophone and other tones. To use the PITCH BEND wheel While holding down a keyboard key with your right hand, use your left hand to rotate the PITCH BEND wheel up and down.
  • Page 22: Playing A Built-In Tune

    Playing a Built-in Tune TEMPO RHYTHM TONE Number buttons [+] / [–] REPEAT PLAY/STOP PAUSE SONG BANK 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.
  • Page 23: Adjusting The Tempo

    Playing a Built-in Tune Adjusting the Tempo To fast reverse Each tune has a preset default tempo (beats per minute) that While a tune is playing or paused, hold down the is set automatically whenever you select a tune. While the tune is playing, you can change the tempo setting to a value REW button to skip in a reverse direction at high in the range of 30 to 255.
  • Page 24: Looping A Musical Phrase

    Playing a Built-in Tune Looping a Musical Phrase To play all tunes in succession You can select one or more measures and “loop” them, which Press the RHYTHM button and TONE button at the means that they play again and again until you stop playback. same time.
  • Page 25: 3-Step Lesson

    3-Step Lesson With the 3-Step Lesson System, you can practice built-in tunes Next Note and SMF data you download over the Internet, and even plot An on-screen keyboard guide key flashes to indicate the next your progress according to the evaluation points the keyboard note to be played, while a number appears on the display awards you.
  • Page 26: Evaluation Mode

    3-Step Lesson Evaluation Mode Evaluation Results After you finish playing, the keyboard calculates an The keyboard can be configured to evaluate your 3-Step Lesson progress. A perfect score is 100. You can even have evaluation of your total performance, from beginning to end, and displays your total score on the monitor screen.
  • Page 27: Step 1 - Master The Timing

    3-Step Lesson LEFT/TRACK 1 RIGHT/TRACK 2 SPEAK Number buttons [+] / [–] METRONOME/ ENTER PLAY/STOP STEP 1 SCORING TEMPO STEP 2 STEP 3 Step 1 – Master the timing. Press any keyboard keys to play the notes. • The key for the next note to be played flashes on the on-screen keyboard guide and the keyboard waits for Select the tune you want to use.
  • Page 28: Step 3 - Play At Normal Speed

    3-Step Lesson Press the STEP 2 button to start Step 2 play. Press the STEP 3 button to start Step 3 play. Indicator appears Indicator appears A l o h a O e A l o h a O e Keyboard keys used Fingering Keyboard keys used...
  • Page 29: Voice Fingering Guide

    3-Step Lesson Voice Fingering Guide Use the number buttons or [+] and [–] to change the number of beats per measure. Voice fingering guide uses a simulated human voice to call • You can specify 0, or a value from 2 to 6 as the number out fingering numbers during Step 1 and Step 2 one-hand of beats per measure.
  • Page 30: Auto Accompaniment

    • Some rhythms (No. 114 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. E-28 CTK810IN_e_28-35.p65...
  • Page 31: Playing A Rhythm

    Set the MODE switch to NORMAL. To use Auto Accompaniment Press the START/STOP button to start play of the Set the MODE switch to CASIO CHORD, currently selected rhythm. FINGERED, or FULL RANGE CHORD. To stop rhythm play, press the START/STOP button Press the START/STOP button to start play of the again.
  • Page 32 • The split point (page E-43) is the point that separates Chord Types the Auto Accompaniment area and the melody area of CASIO CHORD accompaniment lets you play four types of the keyboard. You can change the location of the split chords with minimal fingering.
  • Page 33 Auto Accompaniment Cdim 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 Caug Csus4 pattern to be a chord.
  • Page 34: Using An Intro Pattern

    Auto Accompaniment Using a Fill-in Pattern NOTE • As with the FINGERED mode (page E-30), you can play Fill-in patterns let you momentarily change the rhythm the notes that form a chord in any combination (1). pattern to add some interesting variation to your •...
  • Page 35: Synchro Starting Accompaniment With Rhythm Play

    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 To finish with an ending pattern CHORD, FINGERED, FULL RANGE CHORD).
  • Page 36: Registration Memory

    Registration Memory Number buttons BANK REGISTRATION STORE Registration Memory Features Setup Names You can assign setups into one of 32 areas, which you can Registration memory lets you store up to 32 keyboard setups (4 sets × 8 banks) for instant recall whenever you need them. select using BANK button and the four REGISTRATION buttons.
  • Page 37: To Save A Setup In Registration Memory

    Registration Memory To Save a Setup in Registration To Recall a Setup from Memory Registration Memory Select a tone and rhythm, and otherwise set up the Use the BANK button or the number buttons to keyboard the way you want it. select the bank.
  • Page 38: Recording And Play Back

    Recording and Play Back RECORDER RHYTHM MODE [+] / [–] START/STOP RIGHT/TRACK 2 TEMPO SONG BANK LEFT/TRACK 1 You can record your lesson play (lesson recording) and Using the RECORDER Button keyboard play along with the Auto Accompaniment you are Each press of the RECORDER button cycles through the using (performance recording).
  • Page 39: Recording Play Along With A Built-In Tune

    Playback part Recording part CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. assumes no responsibility (not displayed) (flashing) for any loss or damage to you or any third party arising out of the loss or corruption of data.
  • Page 40: Playing Back A Lesson Recording

    Recording and Play Back To record as you play along with a Lesson Recording Data built-in tune In addition to the notes you play on the keyboard and the accompaniment of the built-in song you selected, the Press the SONG BANK button to select the mode following data is also stored by a lesson recording operation.
  • Page 41 Recording and Play Back Part/Track Indicators in Playback To record your keyboard Standby performances Each press of a part/track button toggles playback of that track on (part/track indicator displayed) and off (indicator IMPORTANT! not displayed). • Recording to a track that already contains data causes the existing data to be replaced by your new Track 1 Track 2...
  • Page 42: Playing Back A Performance Recording

    Recording and Play Back Playing Back a Performance Track 1 Data Recording In addition to notes played on the keyboard and chord accompaniments, the following data is also stored in Track 1 Perform the following procedure when you want to play back during performance recording.
  • Page 43: Overdubbing A Performance Recording

    Recording and Play Back Overdubbing a Performance Track 2 Data Recording In addition to notes played on the keyboard, the following data is also recorded to Track 2. You can use the following procedure to record a melody in • Tone number Track 2 so it combines with a recording you previously made •...
  • Page 44: Keyboard Settings

    Keyboard Settings TRANSPOSE/FUNCTION TONE Number buttons [+] / [–] SPLIT LAYER This section describes how to use layer (to play two tones Select the layered tone. with a single key) and split (to assign different tones to either Example: To select “178 FRENCH HORN” as the layered end of the keyboard), and how to make touch response, tone, use the number buttons or [+] and [–] transpose, and tuning settings.
  • Page 45: Using Layer And Split Together

    Keyboard Settings Using Layer and Split Together To split the keyboard You can use layer and split together to created a layered split First select the main tone. keyboard. It makes no difference whether you layer tones Example: To select “146 STRINGS” as the main tone, first and then split the keyboard, or split the keyboard and press the TONE button and then use the then layer tones.
  • Page 46: Transposing The Keyboard

    Keyboard Settings • The transpose setting also affects playback from memory Play something on the keyboard. and Auto Accompaniment. • Press the LAYER button to unlayer the keyboard, and • To return the keyboard to its default key, perform the the SPLIT button to unsplit it.
  • Page 47: Using Touch Response

    Keyboard Settings Using Touch Response Tuning the Keyboard When touch response is turned on, the relative volume of Use the following procedure to fine tune the keyboard to sound output by the keyboard is varied in accordance with match the tuning of another musical instrument. the amount of pressure applied, just like an acoustic piano.
  • Page 48: Connection To A Computer

    * 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 49: 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 To connect to a computer using the need to use an SMF Converter to convert it to CASIO format USB port before transferring it to the keyboard.
  • Page 50: Using The Smf Data On The Bundled Cd-Rom

    Connection to a Computer General MIDI Tone Song Data Storage Song data saved as Song Bank tunes are retained even when The General MIDI standard defines the tone numbering power is turned off, as long as the keyboard is being supplied sequence, the drum sound numbering sequence, the number battery or AC adaptor power.
  • Page 51 Connection to a Computer NAVIGATE CHANNEL (Default: 4) LOCAL CONTROL (Default: On) When messages are received from a computer for play on oFF: Anything played on the keyboard is output as a message this keyboard, the navigate channel is the channel whose note from the USB port, without being sounded by the data appears on the display.
  • Page 52 Connection to a Computer SUSTAIN/ASSIGNABLE JACK Pitch Bend Range (Initial Default: 02) (Default: SUS) Specifies the maximum change in a tone that can be applied using the PITCH BEND wheel. The setting range is 00 (no SUS(sustain): Specifies a sustain* effect when the pedal is change) to 24 (24 semitones).
  • Page 53: Using A Memory Card

    Memory Card and Card Slot memory card slot. You can use your Precautions computer to save SMF data and CASIO format data to a commercially available SD memory card, IMPORTANT! and then insert the card into the keyboard to play back its •...
  • Page 54: Getting Ready

    Using a Memory Card TRANSPOSE/FUNCTION CARD Number buttons [+] / [–] METRONOME/ ENTER SD CARD SLOT STEP 1 SCORING START/STOP STEP 2 STEP 3 Getting Ready Inserting and Removing a Memory Card IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! • Before you can use an SD memory card with this keyboard, you need to perform the procedure below to •...
  • Page 55: Reading A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card I To evaluate your play using SMF Data Press the [+] (YES) button to start formatting. • The message “Pls Wait” will remain on the display to Press the SCORING button. indicate that a procedure is being performed. Never •...
  • Page 56: Loading Data From An Sd Memory Card Into Registration Memory

    Using a Memory Card Press the METRONOME/ENTER button. Deleting Registration Data from an • The message “Replace?” will appear if the file whose SD Memory Card number is selected already contains data. Press the [+] (Yes) button to replace the data. To cancel the operation, press the [–] (NO) button in place of the Hold down the CARD button until the card icon [+] (YES) button.
  • Page 57: Memory Card Error Messages

    Using a Memory Card Memory Card Error Messages Display Message Cause Action Err No Card There is no memory card loaded in the keyboard Load a memory card or correctly reinsert the or the memory card you are using is not loaded memory card.
  • Page 58 Using a Memory Card Err Mem Full The keyboard ran out of memory for SMF data reading during a playback, lesson or use of the evaluation feature. After a few seconds, the “Err Mem Full” message will be replaced by one of the messages described below.
  • Page 59: Troubleshooting

    Page E-17 increase volume. 4. The MODE switch is in the 4. Normal play is not possible on Page E-29 CASIO CHORD or FINGERED the accompaniment keyboard position. while the MODE switch is set to CASIO CHORD or FINGERED. Change the MODE switch setting to NORMAL.
  • Page 60 Troubleshooting Problem Possible Cause Action See page Cannot record Auto Track other than Track 1 is selected Use the track select buttons to select Page E-38 Accompaniment or rhythm. as the recording track. Track 1. (Track 2 is melody track.) Cannot record chord ACCOMP OUT is turned off.
  • Page 61: Specifications

    32 notes maximum (16 for certain tones) Auto Accompaniment Rhythm Patterns: Tempo: Variable (226 steps, = 30 to 255) Chords: 3 fingering methods (CASIO CHORD, FINGERED, FULL RANGE CHORD) Rhythm Controller: START/STOP, INTRO, NORMAL/NORMAL FILL-IN, VARIATION/ VARIATION FILL-IN, SYNCHRO/ENDING Accomp Volume: 0 to 127 (128 steps) One Touch Presets: Recalls settings for tone, tempo, layer, split, reverb, and chorus.
  • Page 62: Operating Precautions

    • To clean the product or its keyboard, wipe with a soft prohibited under copyright laws. cloth moistened in a weak solution of water and a mild • IN NO EVENT SHALL CASIO BE LIABLE FOR ANY neutral detergent. Wring all excess moisture from the DAMAGES...
  • Page 63: Appendix

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  • Page 69: Fingered Chord Chart

    Appendix FINGERED Chord Chart Chord Type dim7 Root C /(D ) (D )/E F /(G ) (G )/A (A )/B Chord Type sus4 7sus4 m add9 add9 Root C /(D ) (D )/E F /(G ) (G )/A (A )/B CTK810IN_e_appendix.p65 07.4.10, 3:48 PM...
  • Page 70: Rhythm List

    FAST GOSPEL only, without any drums or other SOUL SLOW GOSPEL percussion instruments. Such POPS PASODOBLE rhythms do not sound unless CASIO REGGAE POP FOLKLORE CHORD, FINGERED, or FULL GUITAR POP HAWAIIAN RANGE CHORD is selected as the POP WALTZ ADANI accompaniment mode.
  • Page 71: Song List

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