Casio CTK-720 61 Key Portable Keyboard
Casio, without doubt is an excellent electronic goods manufacturer with worldwide customer base. Since 1940 it has been providing users with electronic products boasting of cutting edge technology as well as lower prices. Casio CTK-720 61 Key Portable keyboard is a highly efficient keyboard for both casual and serious keyboardists.
CTK 720 is loaded with 242 tones, 61 Full Size keys, 100 rhythms and songs, 32 Note Polyphony and a detailed LCD display. The music pours out through in built dual speakers. Its brilliant Tuning Function and Transpose system enables complete control over the music. Its input and output devices consists of General MIDI, Microphone Input, USB Port and detailed control for Karaoke.
The embedded 3 Step Lesson System helps the user to learn the keyboard at his or her own pace. The Evaluation System which is attached with 3 Step Lesson System grades the user automatically and helps the users to trace their improvement. It is done by assigning points to the users. This system also has the option to configure the performance rate of the user. 32 Note Polyphony enables number of notes to play simultaneously. General MIDI system is another attraction which gives a rare opportunity for the keyboardist to communicate with other MIDI devices irrespective of their brand.
CTK 720 comes with one Drum Set and its wide array of rhythms allows the keyboardist to select from myriad synthesized and orchestral sounds and more. The Auto Accompaniment system gives out parallel chord parts, bass and rhythm by simply fingering a chord. This system helps the keyboardist to compose realistic and complete melodies with the notes which are embedded in the keyboard. Auto Accompaniment system helps to create an ambience of a collaborative performance.
Another brilliant option with Casio CTK 720 is the Piano Bank Button. This function button will directly take the user to piano lessons and tones. Built-In tunes are another attractive function of this keyboard. Built-In tunes are categorized into two groups. The first one is a Song Bank consists of 50 tunes with Auto Accompaniment function and another is a Piano Bank of 50 tunes.
Casio CTK 720 is one of the best choices which give a good value for price with number of unique features which caters to the needs of both professional and amateur keyboardists. It is definitely not a full size keyboard and also the volume is not so impressive. Another drawback of CTK 720 includes its unimpressive pressure sensitiveness. Most of the artificial or synthetic sounds of this keyboard don’t come with power cords.
But with number of special features and high user friendliness, Casio CTK 720 is one of the best keyboards available in the market today.
The Casio CTK-720 is available for a bargain price of $59.00 at Target on Black Friday Sales on November 26, 2010.
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