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CTK - 850
USER'S GUIDE
Please keep all information for future reference.
Safety Precautions
Before trying to use the Digital Keyboard, be sure to
read the separate "Safety Precautions".
CTK850IN-E-1A
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  • Page 1 CTK - 850 USER’S GUIDE Please keep all information for future reference. Safety Precautions Before trying to use the Digital Keyboard, be sure to read the separate “Safety Precautions”. CTK850IN-E-1A...
  • Page 2 ● Any reproduction of the contents of this manual, either in part or its entirety, is prohibited. Except for your own, personal use, any other use of the contents of this manual without the consent of CASIO is prohibited under copyright laws.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Guide ........E-4 Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play........ E-31 Using the 10-key Pad ( ).........E-7 FUNCTION Button ( ) Functions ....E-7 Phrases ............E-31 Returning the Digital Keyboard to Its Step Up Lesson Flow........E-31 Factory Default Settings ........E-8 Selecting the Song, Phrase, and Part You Want to Practice......
  • Page 4 Contents Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions........E-55 Changing the Scale of the Keyboard....E-55 Using Music Preset ..........E-56 Using the Arpeggiator........E-57 Deleting User Song Data........E-58 Deleting All Data in Digital Keyboard Memory ............E-58 Using a Memory Card ....E-59 Memory Card and Card Slot Precautions..E-59 Inserting and Removing a Memory Card..E-60 Formatting a Memory Card.......E-60 Saving Digital Keyboard Data to a...
  • Page 5: General Guide

    General Guide • In this manual, the term “Digital Keyboard” refers to the CTK-850IN. • In this manual, buttons and other controllers are identified using the numbers shown below. • There is a button number reference at the back of this manual. You can tear it out and refer to the button numbers as required.
  • Page 6 General Guide • The following explains the meaning of the $ symbol that appears on the product console and with the key names below. $ : Indicates a function that is enabled by holding down the button for some time. P (POWER) button ☞E-10 Area2, REMEMBER button ☞E-34, 48 VOLUME knob ☞E-10...
  • Page 7 General Guide ■ Back SD CARD SLOT ☞E-59 AUDIO IN jack ☞E-19 USB port ☞E-65 DC 9.5V terminal ☞E-9 SUSTAIN/ASSIGNABLE JACK ☞E-17 PHONES/OUTPUT jack ☞E-11...
  • Page 8: Using The 10-Key Pad ( Br Ct

    General Guide Using the 10-key Pad ( FUNCTION Button ( ) Functions Use the number buttons and the [–] and [+] keys to change You can use the FUNCTION button ( ) to adjust the reverb the settings of the parameters that appear in the upper left effect, to delete data, and to perform a wide range of other area of the display.
  • Page 9: Returning The Digital Keyboard To Its Factory Default Settings

    General Guide Returning the Digital Keyboard to Function Display Page Its Factory Default Settings Transpose Trans. E-17 Accompaniment Volume AcompVol E-42 Perform the following procedure when you want to return the Song Volume Song Vol E-30 Digital Keyboard’s stored data and settings to their initial factory defaults.
  • Page 10: Getting Ready To Play

    Getting Ready to Play Using Batteries Preparing the Music Stand • Be sure to turn off power before loading batteries. Music stand • It is up to you to prepare six commercially available batteries. Do not use oxyride batteries or any other nickel based batteries.
  • Page 11: Playing The Digital Keyboard

    Playing the Digital Keyboard br br bn bn bm bm ct ct Turning on Power and Playing • If you press only lightly, the display will light up Press to turn on Digital Keyboard power. momentarily but power will not turn on. This does not indicate malfunction.
  • Page 12: Using Headphones

    Playing the Digital Keyboard Using Headphones Changing Keyboard Response to Touch Pressure Using headphones cuts off output from the built-in speakers, which means you can practice playing even late at night (Touch Response) without disturbing others. • Be sure to turn down the volume level before connecting Touch Response alters tone volume in accordance with headphones.
  • Page 13: Adjusting Display Contrast

    Playing the Digital Keyboard Adjusting Display Contrast Using the Metronome The metronome lets you play and practice along with a steady Press (FUNCTION) and then use the beat to help keep you on tempo. (10-key) [4] (o) and [6] (p) keys to display “OTHER”...
  • Page 14: Changing The Metronome Tempo

    Playing the Digital Keyboard Changing the Metronome Tempo Use the following procedure to change the tempo of the metronome. Press Use y (slower) and t (faster) to change the tempo setting. Holding down either button changes the setting at high speed. •...
  • Page 15: Controlling The Keyboard Sounds

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds br br bn bn co co cp cp cr cr ct ct Try playing something on the keyboard. Select from a variety of musical The tone of the instrument you selected will sound. instrument sounds Your Digital Keyboard lets you select tones for a wide variety of musical instrument sounds, including violin, flute, orchestra, and more.
  • Page 16: Layering Two Tones

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Layering Two Tones Splitting the Keyboard between Two Different Tones You can use the following procedure to layer two different tones (such as piano and strings) so they sound You can use the procedure below to assign different tones to simultaneously when you press a keyboard key.
  • Page 17: Using Reverb

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Pressing again to unsplit the keyboard (so it Using Chorus plays only the tone you selected in step 1). • Each press of toggles between split (two tones) and Chorus is a function that adds depth and breadth to notes. It unsplit (one tone).
  • Page 18: Using A Pedal

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Using a Pedal Changing the Pitch (Transpose, Tuning, Octave Shift) A pedal can be used to change notes in various ways while playing. • A pedal unit does not come with the Digital Keyboard. Changing the Pitch in Semitone Steps Purchase one separately from your retailer.
  • Page 19: Using The Pitch Bend Wheel To Shift The Pitch Of Notes

    Controlling the Keyboard Sounds Octave Shift Using the Pitch Bend Wheel to Octave Shift lets you raise or lower the pitch of the keyboard Shift the Pitch of Notes notes in octave units. • The octave shift setting range is –2 to +2 octaves. You can use the pitch bend wheel to slide the pitch of notes •...
  • Page 20: Sampling Sounds And Playing Them On The Digital Keyboard

    Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard br br bo bobn bn bs bs bt bt ck ck cl cl cm cm cn cn cr cr cs cs ct ct You can sample a sound from a portable audio player or other Sampling and Playing a Melody device, and then play the sound on the keyboard.
  • Page 21 Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Press at the same time. Play something on the Digital Keyboard. This enters sampling standby. The allowable sampling time (in seconds) will appear on the display momentarily and then the display will change •...
  • Page 22 Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Looping a Sampled Sound Changing the Volume of Sampled Sound Looped Playback You can use the following procedure to loop a sampled sound so it continues to repeat, as you play on the Digital Keyboard. You can use the following procedure to change the volume level of the looped playback of each sampled sound, if you Press...
  • Page 23: Incorporating A Sampled Sound Into A Drum Set (Drum Sampling

    Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Applying Effects to a Sampled Sound Incorporating a Sampled Sound You can apply various effects to sampled sounds. into a Drum Set (Drum Sampling) Press (TONE) and then use (10-key) to You can use the procedure to change the drum sounds that enter the tone number (601 to 605) to which you are assigned to each keyboard key.
  • Page 24 Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Press the keyboard key* to which you want to After the sound you want to sample is finished, assign the drum sound you are about to press at the same time. sample.
  • Page 25 Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard ■ To change the pitch of a sampled sound Editing Sampled Drum Set Sounds While holding down the keyboard key of the sampled sound You can use the procedures in this section to copy the drum whose pitch you want to change, use the (10-key) [–] and sound assigned to one keyboard key to another key, to...
  • Page 26: Other Sampling Functions

    Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Changing to Manual Sampling Stop Other Sampling Functions Normally the Digital Keyboard will stop sampling automatically whenever it detects there is no sound input. You can use the Changing to a Manual Sampling Start following procedure to enable manual sampling stop, which will cause sampling to continue until you press a button to Normally when the Digital Keyboard is in sampling standby, it...
  • Page 27 Sampling Sounds and Playing Them on the Digital Keyboard Deleting a Sampled Sound Protecting Against Accidental Deletion of Sampled Sounds You can use the following procedure to specify a sampled tone number and delete its data. You can use the following procedure to protect each sampled sound against accidental deletion.
  • Page 28: Playing Built-In Songs

    Playing Built-in Songs br br bp bp 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 bk bk bl bl bm bm ct ct With this Digital Keyboard, built-in tune data is referred to as To change to another song while demo “songs”.
  • Page 29: Playing Back A Particular Song

    Playing Built-in Songs Pause, Skip Forward, Skip Back Playing Back a Particular Song Use the operations in this section to perform pause, skip Use the procedure below to play back one of the built-in forward, and skip back operations. songs. You can play along on the keyboard with song playback.
  • Page 30 Playing Built-in Songs Pressing again returns to normal playback. Repeating Playback of Specific Measures Changing the song number clears the start measure and You can use the procedure in this section to repeat particular end measure of the repeat operation. measures for practice playing along until you master it.
  • Page 31: Increasing The Selection Of Songs

    Playing Built-in Songs Adjusting the Song Volume Turning Off the Part of One Hand for Practice (Part Select) Use the following procedure to adjust the balance between the volume of what you play on the keyboard and song You can turn off the right hand part or the left hand part of a playback volume.
  • Page 32: Using Built-In Songs To Master Keyboard Play

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play br br bp bp 6 6 7 7 bk bk bl bl bs bs bt bt ck ck cl cl cm cm ct ct To master a song, it is best to break it up into shorter parts Step Up Lesson Flow (phrases), master the phrases, and then put everything together.
  • Page 33: Selecting The Song, Phrase, And Part You Want To Practice

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Press ) to move forward one phrase, Messages that Appear during Lessons to move back one phrase. The following are the messages that appear on the display • Holding down scrolls through phrases at high during Step Lessons.
  • Page 34: Lessons 1, 2, And 3

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Play notes on the keyboard in accordance with Lessons 1, 2, and 3 the instructions provided on the display and by Now it is time to start the lessons. First, select the song and voice fingering guide.
  • Page 35: Lesson Settings

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Lesson 3: Remember what you learned as Lesson Settings you play. Though song playback stands by waiting for you to press the Playing without Phrase Repeat correct keys as in Lesson 2, the Digital Keyboard does not provide any guidance about what note you need to play next.
  • Page 36 Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play Turning Off Note Guide Changing the Phrase Length Use the following procedure to turn off note guide, which You can use the following procedure to change the length of sounds the note to be played next in Lesson 2 and Lesson 3. lesson phrases, or to configure the lesson feature so the song is played all the way through, without being divided into Press...
  • Page 37: Using Auto Step Up Lesson

    Using Built-in Songs to Master Keyboard Play ■ Auto Step Up Lesson Procedure Using Auto Step Up Lesson Phrase 1 With Auto Step Up Lesson, the Digital Keyboard advances Lesson 1 through each lesson automatically. Lesson 2 Select the song and part you want to practice (page E-28).
  • Page 38: Music Challenge Keyboard Game

    Music Challenge Keyboard Game bp bp bo bobn bn bk bk cn cn Music Challenge is a game that measures your reaction The game ends when you advance successfully speed as you press keys in response to on-screen keyboard through 20 notes. indicators and fingering guide indications.
  • Page 39: Using Auto Accompaniment

    Using Auto Accompaniment br br bq bq bp bp bo bobn bn 6 6 7 7 bk bk bl bl bm bm cq cq cs cs ct ct With Auto Accompaniment, simply select an accompaniment Starting and Stopping the Rhythm Part Only pattern.
  • Page 40: Playing All Parts

    This enables chord input on the accompaniment • FINGERED 1 keyboard. • FINGERED 2 • FINGERED 3 Accompaniment keyboard • CASIO CHORD • FULL RANGE CHORD Hold down until the chord input mode selection screen appears on the display. Chord input mode...
  • Page 41 Pressing a single supported and how they are fingered on the keyboard. accompaniment area key in the CASIO CHORD mode will play the Accompaniment keyboard major chord whose name is marked above the key. All of the...
  • Page 42: Using Auto Accompaniment Effectively

    Using Auto Accompaniment ■ Auto Accompaniment Fill-in Using Auto Accompaniment Use the procedure below to play a fill-in pattern during a Effectively performance. • A “fill-in” is a short phrase played where you want to change the mood of a piece. A fill-in pattern can be used to create a Auto Accompaniment Pattern Variations link between two melodies or an accent.
  • Page 43: Using One-Touch Preset

    Using Auto Accompaniment ■ Using Synchro Start Adjusting the Accompaniment Volume Use the following procedure to configure the Digital Keyboard Use the following procedure to adjust the balance between to start Auto Accompaniment play as soon as you press a what you are playing on the keyboard and the volume of the keyboard key.
  • Page 44: Using Auto Harmonize

    Using Auto Accompaniment Type Using Auto Harmonize Type Name Description number Auto Harmonize automatically adds harmony to notes you Duet 1 Adds close (separated by 2 to 4 play with your right hand, which adds rich depth to the melody degrees) 1-note harmony below of your performances.
  • Page 45: Looking Up The Notes Of Chords (Chord Book

    Using Auto Accompaniment Use the (10-key) [–] and [+] keys to select Looking Up the Notes of Chords the type of chord you want. (Chord Book) Selecting a chord type causes the chord to sound, and shows the chord name and its notes on the display. You can use the Chord Book to look up chords that you do not know how to play.
  • Page 46: Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns

    Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns br br bo bo 6 6 7 7 bk bk bl bl ct ct ■ Editable Contents You can use the procedure in this section to edit the Digital Keyboard’s built-in Auto Accompaniment rhythm patterns and •...
  • Page 47: Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns

    Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns Press a button from to select the To edit the other contents, press Accompaniment Pattern you want to edit. (FUNCTION) to display the screen for the The name of the pattern will appear on the display. setting you want.
  • Page 48 Editing Auto Accompaniment Patterns 11-1. Press the (10-key) [–] key to exit without To delete saved data saving. The following procedure cannot be performed while an Auto This displays the delete confirmation message. Accompaniment editing (rhythm edit) operation is in progress. Press the (10-key) [+] key to exit the editing procedure.
  • Page 49: Saving Keyboard Setups To Registration Memory

    Saving Keyboard Setups to Registration Memory br br bo bo bs bs bt bt ck ck cl cl cm cm cn cn ■ Registration Save Example Registration memory lets you store Digital Keyboard setups (tone, rhythm, etc.) for instant recall whenever you need them. This example saves the data shown in the table below to the Registration memory simplifies performance of complex following setups in Bank 1.
  • Page 50: To Save A Setup To Registration Memory

    Saving Keyboard Setups to Registration Memory To save a setup to registration To recall a setup from registration memory memory Press (RHYTHM). Press to select the bank that contains the setup you want to recall. Bank number Bank 6 Configure the tone, rhythm, and other settings you can to include in the setup.
  • Page 51: Recording Your Keyboard Play

    Recording Your Keyboard Play br br bp bp bo bo bn bn bk bk bl bl bs bs bt bt ck ck cl cl cm cm cn cn The recorder feature lets you record your keyboard play. Configure the tone, rhythm, and other settings you want to use.
  • Page 52: Using Tracks To Record And Mix Parts

    Recording Your Keyboard Play Press twice to exit the recorder mode. Using Tracks to Record and Mix Disappears Parts You can divide a song according to various types of parts (instrument, left and right hand, etc.), and record each part to a specific track.
  • Page 53 Recording Your Keyboard Play To stop recording, press To record to Tracks 1 through 6 • To play back what you have recorded, press again. Record the first part to Track 1. Each press of starts and stops playback. To record to Track 1, perform steps 1 through 4 under “Recording and Playing Back Keyboard Play”...
  • Page 54: Recording Two Or More Songs, And Selecting One For Playback

    Recording Your Keyboard Play Recording Two or More Songs, Recording while Playing Along and Selecting One for Playback with a Built-in Song You can record up to five songs (numbered 1 through 5) in This section explains how to play along and record along with memory.
  • Page 55: Saving Recorded Data On An External Device

    Recording Your Keyboard Play Press to cycle through the parts in the Saving Recorded Data on an sequence shown below. External Device You can save data you record with the Digital Keyboard onto a memory card or on your computer’s hard disk. In the case of Right-hand Recording a memory card, you can save recorded song data as a standard MIDI file (SMF 0 format).
  • Page 56: Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions

    Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions br br bq bq bp bp bo bo bn bn cq cq ct ct Press (RHYTHM). Changing the Scale of the Keyboard Press (FUNCTION) and then use the (10-key) [4] (o) and [6] (p) keys to display You can use the following procedure to select from among 17 “SCALE”...
  • Page 57: Using Music Preset

    Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions Using the Current Scale Notes for Auto Using Music Preset Accompaniments Selecting a Music Preset instantly changes the Digital You can use the following procedure to reflect the preset Keyboard to a preset setup (tone, rhythm, tempo, etc.) for play scale you selected in Auto Accompaniments.
  • Page 58: Using The Arpeggiator

    Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions Press to turn on Arpeggiator. Using the Arpeggiator Playing a chord on the keyboard will start arpeggio play. • Press again to turn off Arpeggiator. The Arpeggiator makes it possible to play an arpeggio pattern automatically.
  • Page 59: Deleting User Song Data

    Other Useful Digital Keyboard Functions Deleting User Song Data Deleting All Data in Digital Keyboard Memory You can use the following procedure to delete user song data stored as song numbers 153 through 162. Use the following procedure when you want to delete sampled sounds, user songs and all other data, except for recorded Press (FUNCTION) and then use the...
  • Page 60: Using A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card br br bq bq bk bk ct ct You can save Digital Keyboard user area data to a memory Memory Card and Card Slot card and load data from a memory card to Digital Keyboard Precautions memory.
  • Page 61: Inserting And Removing A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Inserting and Removing a Formatting a Memory Card Memory Card • Before using a memory card, first be sure to format it on the Digital Keyboard. • Note that the memory card must be oriented correctly •...
  • Page 62: Saving Digital Keyboard Data To A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Use the (10-key) [4] (o) and [6] (p) keys Saving Digital Keyboard Data to a to display one of the settings shown below. Memory Card • You also could use [–] and [+]. Use the following procedure to save Digital Keyboard data to To save this data Display this screen a memory card.
  • Page 63: Loading Data From A Memory Card Into Digital Keyboard Memory

    Using a Memory Card Loading Data from a Memory • You can input the following characters in a file name. Card into Digital Keyboard Memory Use the following procedure to load data from a memory card into Digital Keyboard memory. &...
  • Page 64: Deleting Data From A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Press the (10-key) [9] (ENTER) key. Deleting Data from a Memory Card Use the following procedure to delete data saved on a * * * * * * * * memory card. On the Digital Keyboard, select the data you Flashes want to delete as described below.
  • Page 65: Playing Back Data From A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Press the (10-key) [9] (ENTER) key. Playing Back Data from a Memory Card You can use the following procedure to play back user song * * * * * * * * data (page E-59) directly from a memory card. Flashes •...
  • Page 66: Connecting External Devices

    Connecting External Devices br br bl bl ct ct Connecting the Digital Keyboard to Your Connecting a Computer Computer You can connect the Digital Keyboard to a computer and exchange MIDI data between them. You can send play data from the Digital Keyboard to commercially available music •...
  • Page 67: Midi Settings

    Navigate Channels one of the following as the MIDI device. The navigate channels can be used to display only the notes CASIO USB-MIDI : (For Windows 7, Windows Vista, of a particular channel (part) as on-screen guide information Mac OS X)
  • Page 68 Connecting External Devices ■ Turning Off the Navigate Channel Sound and Local Control Playing the Part on the Keyboard There are times when exchanging data with a computer when You can turn off the sound on one or both of the navigate you may not want the Digital Keyboard to sound notes you channels and play the cancelled part on the keyboard play on its keyboard.
  • Page 69: Storing And Loading Digital Keyboard Memory Data

    Connecting External Devices Downloading Data Manager Storing and Loading Digital Keyboard Memory Data Go to the CASIO WORLDWIDE site at the following URL. You can transfer sampled sounds, recorded songs, and other http://world.casio.com/ data in Digital Keyboard memory to a computer for storage.
  • Page 70: Connecting To Audio Equipment

    Connecting External Devices Playing an External Device from the Digital Connecting to Audio Equipment Keyboard This Digital Keyboard can be connected to commercially Connection requires commercially available connecting cords, available stereo, amplifier, or recording equipment, to a supplied by you. The connecting cords should have a stereo portable audio player or other equipment.
  • Page 71: Reference

    Reference Troubleshooting Symptom Action Included Accessories I can’t find something that should be here. Carefully check inside all of the packing materials. Power Requirements Power will not turned on. • Check the AC adaptor or make sure that the batteries are facing correctly (page E-9).
  • Page 72 Reference Symptom Action The metronome does not sound. • Check and adjust the accompaniment volume setting (page E-42). • Check and adjust the song volume (page E-30). • Turn power off and then back on to initialize all Digital Keyboard settings (page E-10).
  • Page 73: Specifications

    Reference Specifications Models CTK-850IN Keyboard 61 standard size keys Touch Response 2 types, Off Maximum Polyphony 48 notes (24 for certain tones) Tones Built-in Tones Sampling Tones Up to 8 (Melody Sampling: 5, Drum Sampling: 3)* Up to 10 seconds...
  • Page 74: Operating Precautions

    Reference Inputs/Outputs USB port TYPE B Sustain/Assignable jack Standard jack (sustain, sostenuto, soft, rhythm) Phones/Output jack Stereo standard jack Output Impedance: 140Ω, Output Voltage: 4.5V (RMS) MAX Audio In jack Stereo mini jack Input Impedance: 9kΩ, Input Sensitivity: 200mV Power Jack DC9.5V Power Supply 2-way...
  • Page 75: Error Messages

    Reference Error Messages Display Cause Action Message Err CardFull There is not enough room available on the memory • Delete some of the files on the memory card to make card. room for new data (page E-63). • Use a different memory card. Err Card R/W The memory card is damaged.
  • Page 76: Song List

    Reference Song List SONG BANK WORLD HEIDENRÖSLEIN TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR AIR FROM “SUITE no.3” LIGHTLY ROW SPRING FROM “THE FOUR SEASONS” LONG LONG AGO HABANERA FROM “CARMEN” ON TOP OF OLD SMOKEY BRINDISI FROM “LA TRAVIATA” SAKURA SAKURA HUNGARIAN DANCES no.5 WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN MINUET IN G MAJOR AMAZING GRACE...
  • Page 77: Fingering Guide

    Reference Fingered 3, Full Range Chords Fingering Guide In addition to the chords that can be fingered with Fingered 1 and Fingered 2, the following chords also are recognized. Fingered 1, Fingered 2 Chords Ddim add9 Cdim • With Fingered 3, the lowest note fingered is interpreted as Caug the base note.
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