The Casio keyboard is fast upgrading its models to be at par with the best piano brands.
Casio electronic keyboards are generally cheaper when compared to other manufacturers with the same functions and features.
For beginners who want the best value for the money - Casio pianos are one of the top choices .
At the same time, Casio musical keyboards and workstations may not be at the same rank as the top brands in the world, but there are models that are apt for experienced musicians and performers.
The sound quality of higher-end Casio piano and keyboards are getting better and almost rival more established players.
Who would have thought that an electronic company that specializes in calculator would go into the manufacture of electronic keyboard?
Casio Computer Co., Ltd was founded in 1946 by Tadao Kashio. The company expanded into the production of wrist watches and was even the pioneers in quartz technology.
In the early 1980s, Casio introduced its first electronic keyboard. Though the sound produced by the first generation Casio keyboards sounded thin and metallic, they were still best sellers for the beginning “musicians”- both children and adult.
Casio musical instruments cater towards a wide customer base.
Casio has upgraded its musical keyboards line and offers one of the best price to features ratio. In a nutshell, the same features and functions offered in a Casio is definitely lower in price than its competitors.
The sound produced might not be as “great” but the newer models of the Casio piano keyboard have caught the attention of experienced musicians.
Casio's line of portable keyboard is designed for entry level and even intermediate musicians. The series have the following models:
Casio CTK-731 Video Demonstration
Other models are: Casio CTK 1100, CTK-240, WK-210, CTK-700, CTK-496 and CTK-230
Casio's workstations come in industry's lowest prices at less than $500.
The line is suitable for budding musicians who have the budget to buy more expensive models but dare not because they're only starting up. The line is also suitable for advanced musicians who have the talent (but not the budget) to buy a workstation:
Casio WK3800 Performance Demo
The higher-grade electronic keyboards like: Casio WK-7500, WK-650, CTK-7000 and CTK-5000, are for the professionals. They are Casio music keyboard models for live gigs, arranging and composing and music classes. The tonal quality of this series is high and with a great array of tones and rhythms.
This Casio series is an improvisation of the Casio CTK series. The difference is that the keys light up as a guide for beginners.
The Lighted Keys Casio keyboards are ideal for adult beginners. Each model has a voice pad function, from 400 to 570 built-in sound, from 150-180 rhythms, step-up lesson system and an input jack for an MP3 and a microphone.
Models are: Casio LK-230, LK-270, LK-100, LK-120, LK-300 TV and LK-110 pianos.
This line of Casio keyboard is very popular as it is compact and portable. It has 100 tones, 8-note polyphony and 50 built-in patterns including 5 Indian rhythms.
These Casio pianos have 44-note mini keyboard and can run on 6 AA batteries, (also equipped with an AC adaptor). Examples of models are: Casio SA 76, 77, 46, 47, 35, 5 and MA-150.
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