Casio LK-270 Lighted Keyboard with USB
The Casio LK-270 Personal Keyboard is a great tool for teaching both beginners and more advanced players! The LK-270 includes a Step-teaching function to get great instruction from the very beginning. The Step Lesson's songs are separated into smaller phrases that is easy for anyone to understand and recreate. The keyboard will have you play a phrase of music and when that phrase is mastered you are ready to advance to the next phrase. After completing phrase after phrase you will find that you have learned to play a whole song, one section at a time.
Talk about an effective teacher, the Casio LK-270 has lighted keys that show you where to play next and will also call out the number of what finger needs to play next in a simulated voice.
Illuminated Key Learning System
The 61 illuminated keys of the Casio LK-270 act as your guide to a wide range of songs and support the principal of "Learning by playing". Just like traditional piano lessons, the practice piece is divided into individual bar sections and learnt step-by-step:
» Step 1: Listen - The player listens to the relevant bar section repeatedly to get a feeling for the piece.
» Step 2: See - The player follows the illuminated keys and sees the correct finger movements on the large LC display. The song playback waits until the correct note is played.
» Step 3: Remember - The player plays the bar section from memory. After a while, the illuminated key function is activated if the correct note is not hit.
When the "Auto" mode is switched on, a set practice goal must be reached before the next bar section is displayed. With the "Next" mode you can set your own learning speed.
570 AHL Tones
The high-quality 570 AHL tones create clear and dynamic sounds, which unfold in all sounds and rhythms found in classical piano pieces, as well as many other genres.
Sound diversity at its best: the Casio LK-270 can play up to 48 voices at the same time, turning interpretation of a wide range of musical pieces into a pure pleasure.
180 rhythms built into the Casio LK-270 provide you with a colourful overview of the world of music.
A feature with fun factor: the simple sampling of sounds via an external sound source such as MP3 and CD players (via Audio-in) or microphone (via Mic-in) offers interesting effects and amusing compositions. Whether a bar of your favourite musical piece, loops or drum sounds, human voices or noises of any kind – the recorded samples (up to 10 seconds) can be played via the Casio LK-270 and effects added as desired.
With the arpeggiator, a chord played on the Casio LK-270 is divided into a sequence of individual notes repeated in succession. Perfect for all dance or electro styles!
The "Music Preset Library" in the Casio LK-270 contains 305 "one touch settings“ based on popular rock and pop songs. The useful pre-settings for rhythm, tone, tempo, effects etc. makes time-consuming searches for the right settings a thing of the past. This assistant makes playing the "top 300" child's play!
Pop rhythm with a touch of jazz, jazz rhythm with a shot of pop: with the rhythm editor, elements from different rhythms can be combined and edited on the LK-270. 10 user slots are available for individual style editing.
The Casio Music Challenge
This practice is fun and exercises your mind too: the Casio LK-270 Music Challenge is a play function where the player has to hit the illuminated keys as fast as possible.
The scale tuning functions open up a whole new world of oriental quarter tones and the tempering of baroque or classical music.
The innovative SD memory medium offers a simple means of expanding the internal song memory of the Casio LK-270 to limitless levels.
USB Plug & Play/Song Expansion
The USB/MIDI (GM) connection enables further Midfile songs to be loaded into the LK-270's internal memory via the "Song expansion". No software installation from a CD-ROM required thanks to Plug & Play and the USB driver is compatible with both Mac and Windows (from Mac OSX 10.03 and Windows XP/Vista).
Casio LK-270 Audio input
Play or sing along – a solution for the future: connect a CD or MP3 player to the Audio input of your Casio LK-270. Your favourite tunes are played via the loudspeakers of the keyboard in "half playback" – you can play along for the keyboard part. A good alternative to MIDI playback, particularly if you don't want to edit the song.
Microphone input (Mic-in)
Simply plug in and get singing: The Casio LK-270 has a practical microphone input facility that allows users to sing along to a selection of songs or make recordings using the sampling function. The microphone is included with the keyboard.
Peaceful enjoyment: the Casio LK-270 comes equipped with a headphone connection.
The system featuring two loudspeakers and a power of two times 2.5 Watts produces an impressive and balanced sound.
- 61 piano-style keys
- Key Lighting System (on / off)
- Touch Response (2 sensitivity levels, off)
- 48-note polyphony (maximum)
- 570 high quality tones including Stereo grand piano tones
- 180 rhythms including 74 ethnic rhythms and 20 patterns for piano play
- 152 Song Bank tunes, including 50 Exercise phrases
- Music Preset (305 presets)
- One Touch Presets (180 presets)
- 10 Digital Effects
: AD-5 (Not Included)*
*Optional AC Adapter: AD-5 (only included with "Premium Pack" option)
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