Unprecedented Natural Reproduction of the Rich Expressive Power and Resonance of an Acoustic Piano
The characteristics of CASIO’s newly developed Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR* Sound Source reflect thorough attention to detail in expressing the rich, resonating tones inherent to the piano. The capacity of the installed memory has been expanded to achieve a longer sampling duration and enhanced waveform data quality. The temporal changes in tone that create sound you would expect only from a piano, beginning with the initial sound and leading into a beautiful extension until the sound eventually vanishes, are reproduced naturally.
Natural Playing Feel Approaching That of a Grand Piano Firm Touch That Converts the Player’s Thoughts into Sound
The difference between the sound structures of a grand piano and a digital piano appears as a difference in timing, from the moment the instrument is played until the sound is audible. The new Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II responds by incorporating a system with three sensors that detect touches of the keys sequentially.
The Simulated ebony and ivory keys offers the luxurious feel and texture as well as the smooth touch of a grand piano keyboard. The minutely detailed crimp surface finish inhibits finger slippage due to sweat and gives the sensation of a perfect fingertip fit, even when playing for extended periods.
The deep, beautiful resonance resulting from the use of a damper pedal is also reproduced naturally by a stereo resonance simulator installed on all 88 keys, an approach that differs from conventional simulated reproduction employing effect processing. The attention to detail goes so far as to simulate the resonance created by the lifting of the dampers themselves when the pedal is pressed. A continuously variable system*2 has been adopted for the damper pedal, moreover, reproducing even the subtle changes in reverberation that occur in response to the delicate pressure exerted by partial pedal operation. This enables players to employ pedal operation to achieve gracefully expressive performances.
High-quality audio data recordings of 10 live orchestra performances are installed. Pianists can play along with the recordings and enjoy the feeling of participating in a magnificent performance. Musical scores of the concerts are bundled.
Piano with Orchestra (Listen Mode)
Orchestra only (Play Mode)
|Keyboard||Number of keys||88|
|Key action||Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II|
|Key surface finish||Simulated ebony and ivory keys|
|Touch response||3 sensitivity levels, off|
|Number of built-in tones||18 built-in tones|
|Sound source||Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR|
|Stereo-sampled piano tones||Yes|
|Brilliance||Yes (-3 ~ 0 ~ 3)|
|DSP||Yes (preset for some tones)|
|Songs||Number of built-in songs||60|
|Song expansion (user songs)||10 songs (max.) up to approximately 90KB/song|
|Additional features||Concert Play||10 Songs|
|Top board open/close||-|
|Lesson function||Part on/off|
|Lesson part select||Right hand, left hand|
|Recorder||2 tracks, 1 song|
|Approximate data capacity||Approximately 5,000 notes total|
|Octave shift||±2 octaves|
|Metronome||0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 beats; tempo range: 20 to 255|
|Pedals||3 built-in pedals (damper, soft, sostenuto)|
|Half-damper pedal operation||Yes|
|Transpose||2 octaves (-12 semitones ~ 0 ~ +12 semitones)|
|Tuning control||A4 = 415.5Hz ~ 440.0Hz ~ 465.9Hz|
|Scale function||17 preset scales|
|Connectivity and storage||Phones||2, stereo standard jack|
|USB flash drive port||-|
|Speakers and amplifiers||Speakers||Size||12 cm x 2|
|Amplification||8 W + 8 W|
|Dimensions||(w x d x h)||1,357 x 299 x 833 mm (w/o music stand, corner brackets)|
|Weight||31.5 kg (w/o music stand)|
|Accessories||Included accessories||AC adaptor (AD-A12150LW), score book, music stand|