Casio XW-P1 Performance Keyboard Synthesizer, 61-Key

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Casio breaks the price barrier for virtual-analog synthesis with the powerful XW-P1. Decked out with a 61-key keyboard, this synth is ready to rock on stage.

The Casio XW-P1 is a 61 key performance synthesizer with Casio's exclusive (HPSS) Hybrid Processing Sound Source. Providing screaming virtual analog monophonic leads and basses, drawbar organs, complex layers, stereo pianos, drums and more, the XW-P1 has the sounds and real-time control the performing musician needs.

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- 6 Oscillator Monophonic Solo Synthesizer
- HexLayer - A single sound made up of 6 components for gig ready splits and layers
- Drawbar Organ Mode with 9 sliders, adjustable rotary speaker, key click, vibrato and percussion
- 400 fully editable PCM based sounds like stereo pianos, vintage electric pianos, strings, guitars, drums and more.
- Step Sequencer with 9 instrument tracks and 4 controller tracks
- 16 step programmable Arpeggiator
- Phrase sequencer to record and playback your riffs
- Performance mode providing 4 internal or external instrument zones with instant recall of effects, Step Sequences, Arpeggiators and Phrases
- 4 real-time controller knobs
- Pitch and Modulation Wheels
- 1/4 in. Mic and Line puts to process your voice or other instruments
- Stereo 1/8 in. line input to connect an MP3 player, laptop or tablet
- USB and MIDI ports
- 1/4" Line Output
- Included Power Supply
- Can operate on 6 D batteries


- Number of Keys: 61
- Controllers:
-- Pitch Wheel
-- Modulation Wheel
- Assignable Controllers: Controllers; 4 Knobs
- Assignable Functions: MIDI Messages (CC, RPN, NRPN, Mono After touch, Poly After touch, Pitch, Tempo)
- Editing Controllers: 9 Sliders
- Display: LCD; 72x31 Dot Matrix + Patterns, with Backlight and Contrast
- Tone Generator: Overview; Sound Generator Type; HPSS(Hybrid Processing Sound Source)
- Polyphony: 64
- Number of Parts: 16
- Total Number of Tones (Preset/User) : 620/310
- PCM, Melody, PCM Drum, Drawbar Organ, Hex Layer, Solo Synthesizer
- GM Compatible: Level 1
- Mixer: Yes
- Tuning: A4=415.5Hz - 440.0Hz - 465.9Hz (0.1Hz-Step)
- PCM Tones: Preset/User Tones; 400/100
- Tri-Element Stereo Piano: Yes
- Tones with User Wave: N/A
- Drum Kits (Preset/User) : 20/10
- Hex Layer: Number of Tones (Preset/User); 50/50
- Drawbar Organ: Number of Tones (Preset/User); 50/50
- Solo Synthesizer: Preset/User Tones; 100/100
- Maximum Polyphony: 1
- Oscillator Blocks: 6 (Synth 1/2, PCM1/2, Ext Input, Noise)
- Portamento: Yes
- Legato: Yes
- PWM: Yes
- External Input: Yes
- Pitch Shifter: Yes
- Noise Generator: Yes
- Non-Resonant Filter: Yes (6)
- Resonant Filter: Yes (1)
- Amplifier: Yes
- Oscillator Mixer: Yes
- LFO: Yes (2)
- Envelope Generators: Pitch, Amp, Filter, LFO
- Assignable Virtual Controllers: 8
- Effects: System Reverb; Preset Types; 10
- System Chorus: Preset Types; 5
- Limitations: System Chorus, DSP and Solo Synthesizer are mutually exclusive
- Master Effect: EQ; Editable 4 Band EQ
- DSP: Number of DSP Sets (Preset/User); 100/100
- PCM Tone Effect Categories: Compressor, Distortion, Enhancer, Wah, Auto Pan, Tremolo, Rotary, Phaser, Chorus, Reflection, Tempo Sync Delay , Ring Modulator, LoFi, 2-Module Multi
- Solo Synth DSP: Tempo Sync Delay, Distortion, Ring Modulator, Chorus, Flanger, Pan
- Algorithm Types: 46(Normal Tone DSP) 6(Solo Synthesizer DSP)
- DSP Lines: 1
- Audio Player: Storage Type; SD Card
- Number of Songs: 999
- Audio File Format: 42kHz Stereo
- Limitation: Audio Playing, Musical Playing(SMF, Step Sequencer) are mutually exclusive.
- Step Sequencer: Number of Tracks; Mono x 8, Poly x 1, Control x 4
- Number of Patterns / Step Sequence: 8
- Number of Step Sequencers (Preset/User) : 100/100
- Number of Chains (user) : 100
- Maximum Number of Steps: 16
- Key Play: Yes
- Other: Note Gate, Note Swing per Track
- Phrase Sequencer: Number of Phrases; 100/100
- Number of Tracks: 1
- Play Mode: Loop, Hold, Key Play
- Capacity: 8KBytes/Pgrase, 128KBytes/100 User Phrases
- Recordable Events: Note On/Off, Controller Operations
- Arpeggiator: Other; Phrase measure and note quantize, overdub
- Number of Patterns (Preset/User) : 100/100
- Data Types: Variation, Step
- Editing Function: Variation ; Parameter Edit
- Step: 16-Step Edit, Parameter Edit
- Performance: Number of Memories (Preset/User); 100/100
- Parameter Categories: Tone, Effect, Mixer, Controller, Sequence, Phrase, Arpeggio, MIDI
- Recall Parameter Filter: Yes
- Number of Keyboard Zones: 4
- Multifunction Key: Yes
- Transpose: Range; +/- 12
- Octave Shift: Range; +/- 3
- Tempo: Range; 30-255BPM
- Tap Tempo: Button/LED; Yes
- MIDI Clock: Transmit/Receive; Yes
- Storage: SDHC Card; Capacity; 2GB-32GB

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-435-7732

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (10 ratings)
Submitted December 2, 2016 by Luis Rodriguez in Westerville, OH
"Casio does it again!!!!"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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Ok, let's start by telling my story on how I ended up buying this beauty. I had a Yamaha MX 61 which I played every day until some crooked hominids broke in my house and took it with the rest of my musical toys (acoustic and electric guitars, Tascam recorder, etc.....)Anyways.....I used to buy my "toys" at another virtual store until I found this musicians oasis on the net, zZounds!!!!Thanks to the easy payments programs with no interest at all, I was able to get my life (yes, music IS my life!!) Back!!!!That being said, I got the Casio XW-P1 a few days ago and I am amaze with all the features like the Hex layer mode and the performance mod, were you can modify your tone and rhythms on the fly is amazing.The sounds are satisfying for my needs and likeness. I do not play in any band or jam with friends anymore but with this, I can do all of that and more.I am still learning and I know will take me a while until I discover the full potential of this synthesizer. My only critic is that the manual IS NOT USER FRIENDLY. But, you can find plenty of tutorials videos all over the net. Very helpful indeed!Price wise, you just cannot beat this one, especially if you buy it here at zZounds.The hardware is not design to take the "every night at the bar gig" beating, but if you take the necessary care with it, I am sure it will last for a very long time ( I still have my Casio HT-700 since 1988) Came with the power cord, instructions (not very clear though)All in all, I do recommend this read more board, and especially if you buy it here at zZounds.

Musical Background:
I have been playing since I was 5 tears old. Piano/keys,drums and guitars

Musical Style:
Metal, progressive and classic rock
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