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Casio CTK-7200 unveiled

Casio CTK-7200
Casio CTK-7200

Casio has shown off its CTK-7200 portable keyboard, a five-octave (61-key) piano style keyboard featuring a range of controllers to make it easier to shape sounds, effects and mixes.

It has a pretty decent 64-note polyphony and uses Casio’s Tri-element AHL sound generation system. There are 820 built-in tones, which include 50 drawbar organ tones, plus 100 user-editable tones. 260 preset and 100 user rhythms are available, plus 10 reverb types, five chorus types, 100 preset and 100 user DSP effects.

Controllers include a range for the rhythm generator, 9 sliders and pitch bend wheel. There’s a 32 channel mixer plus external audio in, layer/split and a 16-track song sequencer.

Full specifications:

Keyboard: 61 Piano-style keys
Touch Response: 2 Sensitivity levels / Off
Sound Source: Tri-element AHL
Polyphony (max): 64
Tones: 820 incl 50 drawbar organ tones
User Tones: 100 tone editor + 50 drawbar organ
Drawbar Organ Tones: 50
Built-in Rhythms: 260
User Rhythms: 100
Reverb: 10 Types
Chorus: 5 Types
DSP: 100 Preset / 100 User
Controllers: Start / Stop, Intro, Normal / Fill-in, Variation / Fill-in, Synchro / Editing
Pattern Sequencer: 8 track editing x 6 patterns (intro, normal, normal fill-in, variation, variation fill-in, ending)
Rhythm Editor: Easy edit using pattern sequencer
Song Sequencer: 16 tracks + 1 system track supports up to 5 songs. Real time recording, step recording, song edit, track edit, event edit, punch in / out
Mixer: 32 Channels + ext in (instrument or mic), 9 sliders
Layer / Split: Yes
Registration Memory: 6 sets x 16 banks, 100 user presets
One Touch Presets: 260
Pitch Bend Wheel: 0 to 24 Semi-tomes
Sliders: 9
General MIDI Compatible: 16 Channel multi-timbre received, GM level 1
Recorder: Up to 5 audio files
SD Memory Card Storage: SD or SDHC
Display: Backlit LCD
Speakers w/ Bass Reflex System: 4.7” x 2 + 1.2” x 2
Amplifier: 7W + 7W
Line Out: L / Mono, R – Std jack
Mic In: Mono – Std jack
Instrument In: Mono – Std jack
Audio In: Stereo – Mini jack
USB: Yes
Sustain Pedal: Std jack
Headphones: Stereo – Std jack
Power: 12V DC or six D cell batteries
Included Accessories
AC Adaptor: AD-A12150
Music Stand: Yes
Dimensions and Weight
Unit size L x W x H: 37.2” x 14.9” x 5.2”
Unit weight: 15.0 lbs.
Boxed size L x W x H: 39.3” x 17.8” x 6.5”
Boxed weight: 22.0 lbs.

Price and availability to be confirmed.