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Casio Release NEW Advanced Keyboard Range

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Casio Music UK announces the release three new keyboards with advanced specifications for serious performing and playing. The CT-X5000 (RRP £499.99)/X3000 (RRP £379.99) keyboards feature the new AiX Sound Source (Acoustic Intelligent multi-eXpression Sound Source), which reproduces with remarkable accuracy the sound of acoustic instruments, and a new audio system generates powerful sound.

The CT-X5000/X3000 keyboards feature the new AiX Sound Source, leveraging Casio’s extensive expertise in developing precise sound from their digital pianos and applying these accomplishments to the advanced CT-X range.

The keyboards provide high-quality tones ranging from powerful and stirring bass tones to crisp high frequencies. The keyboards faithfully reproduce the natural sound of acoustic instruments including a resonance that corresponds to the strength of each piano keystroke, a sensational live drum sound, and soaring strings.Casio CT-X5000

The keyboards provide 100 high-performance Digital Signal Processor (DSP) effects that combine various algorithms to realize diverse sound effects, enabling richly expressive playing to suit the user. With large-magnet bass reflex speakers and a 15W+15W high-output amplifier (maximum output, CT-X5000 model), the keyboards deliver powerful sounds, whether used at home or performing in a large venue. The speakers are embellished with red highlights, giving the keyboards a stylish and iconic look.

In addition, Casio is also announcing the release of the CT-X700 keyboard (RRP £279.99), which also feature the newly developed AiX Sound Source.

Moving forward, Casio will actively expand its lineup of keyboards equipped with the innovative AiX Sound Source.

 

Model

Max. Amplifier Output

CT-X5000

15W + 15W

CT-X3000

6W + 6W

CT-X700

2.5W + 2.5W

 

 

Main Features of the CT-X5000 and CT-X3000

AiX Sound Source Reproduces the natural sound of Acoustic Instruments

The keyboards provide high-quality tones ranging from powerful bass tones to clear high frequencies. The user can customize tones to their taste using 100 DSP effects that combine three system effects (reverb, chorus, and delay) and 10 equalizer presets.

 

Wide Range of Tones and Rhythm Patterns Supports Diverse Musical Genres

An extensive library of 800 tones and 235 rhythms supports diverse musical genres, and applications from composition, to arranging, to live performance.

 

New Audio System Delivers Powerful Sound

The keyboards feature large-magnet bass reflex speakers and a 15W+15W high-output amplifier (maximum output, CT-X5000 model) to deliver powerful sounds whether used at home or performing in a large venue.

 

Registration Function Enables Saving of Keyboard Setups

The Registration function enables the user to save up to 128 keyboard setups including tones and rhythms. The user can instantly switch between complex playing patterns and tone/rhythm setups without configuring them every time, bringing more versatility to playing.

 

Composing and Arranging Features Help Bring Ideas to Life

In addition to configuring and saving tones and rhythms to suit the user, the keyboards provide a variety of features for composing and arranging, helping users to bring their ideas to life. Phrase Recorder allows users to record a musical phrase that can be instantly triggered using any of the four pads. The mixer can handle 42 different parts and the 17-track MIDI sequencer can save up to 10 original songs.

 

Accessory Jacks and Ports for Performing, Composing, and Arranging

An assignable jack can be used with a sustain or expression pedal. Also provided are an audio input jack for connecting external audio equipment, and a USB port for connecting to a computer. The USB port supports memory devices to easily save and load data created on the CT-X5000/X3000.

 

Friendly User Interface Offers a Wide Range of Applications

The keyboards provide an expanded Registration function and four phrase pads, together with buttons that can directly control Tap Tempo, Transpose, and Octave. The resulting user interface is suitable for stage and live performances, as well as music schools and music classrooms where musicians need to play expressively.

 

Sophisticated Styling Matches the Advanced Specifications

The powerful speakers are embellished with distinctive red highlights, giving the keyboards a stylish, iconic look. The CT-X5000 is distinguished by a grey metallic finish that adds to the sophisticated styling.

 

Main Features of the CT-X700

 

AiX Sound Source reproduces the natural Sound of Acoustic Instruments

The keyboards provide high-quality tones, including a resonance that corresponds to the strength of each piano keystroke.

 

Wide Range of Tones and Rhythm Patterns Supports Diverse Musical Genres

An extensive library of 600 tones and 195 rhythms supports diverse musical genres, and various applications to meet user needs.

 

Registration Function Enables Saving of Keyboard Setups

The Registration function enables the user to save up to 32 keyboard setups including tones and rhythms. The user can instantly switch between complex playing patterns and tone/rhythm setups without configuring them every time, bringing more versatility to playing.

 

Accessory Jacks, Ports and Functions for Performing, Composing, and Arranging

The CT-X700 keyboard provides a port for a sustain pedal, an audio input jack for connecting external audio equipment, and a USB port for connecting to a computer. The CT-X700 also comes with a 6-track MIDI sequencer which saves up to five original songs.

 

For more information, please visit music.casio.uk

 

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