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Playing A Rhythm; Adjusting The Tempo; Using Auto Accompaniment - Casio CTK-8IOin User Manual

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Playing a Rhythm

Use the following procedure to start and stop rhythm play.
To play a rhythm
1
Set the MODE switch to NORMAL.
2
Press the START/STOP button to start play of the
currently selected rhythm.
3
To stop rhythm play, press the START/STOP button
again.
NOTE
• All of the keyboard keys are melody keys while the
MODE switch is set to NORMAL.

Adjusting the Tempo

The tempo (beats per minute) can be set to a value in the
range of 30 to 255. The tempo value you set is use for Song
Bank, 3-step lesson, and Auto Accompaniment chord play,
as well as playback from the recorder and metronome
operation.
To set the tempo
1
Use the TEMPO buttons to set the tempo.
: Increase the tempo value.
: Decreases the tempo value.
Metronome
NOTE
• While the tempo value is flashing, you can also use the
number buttons or [+] and [–] to input a three-digit value.
Note that you must input leading zeros, so 90 is input
as 090.
• Pressing both the
and
time automatically returns the currently selected rhythm
to its default tempo.
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Flash
Tempo value
Beat number
TEMPO buttons at the same
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Auto Accompaniment

Using Auto Accompaniment

The following procedure describes how to use the keyboard's
Auto Accompaniment feature. Before starting, you should
first select the rhythm you want to use and set the tempo of
the rhythm to the value you want.
To use Auto Accompaniment
1
Set the MODE switch to CASIO CHORD,
FINGERED, or FULL RANGE CHORD.
2
Press the START/STOP button to start play of the
currently selected rhythm.
3
Play a chord.
• The actual procedure you should use to play a chord
depends on the current MODE switch position. Refer
to the following pages for details on chord play.
CASIO CHORD .......................... Page E-30
FINGERED ................................... Page E-30
FULL RANGE CHORD ............. Page E-31
R h u m b a
(The chord form that appears here may show
notes that differ from those actually pressed on
the keyboard. With some chords, inverted chord
forms may be displayed.)
Chord name
4
To stop Auto Accompaniment play, press the START/
STOP button again.
NOTE
• If you press the SYNCHRO/ENDING button and then
the INTRO button in place of the START/STOP button
in step 2, accompaniment will start with an intro pattern
when you perform the operation in step 3. For details
about these buttons, see pages E-32 and E-33.
• If you press the SYNCHRO/ENDING button in place of
the START/STOP button in step 4, an ending pattern
will play before accompaniment play is ended. For details
about this button, see page E-33.
• You can adjust the accompaniment part volume level
independently of the main volume. For details, see
"Adjusting Accompaniment and Song Bank Volume" on
page E-44.
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