Fall is a great time to play with the new Casio keyboards
DOVER, New Jersey, September 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – For many, fall is a feast for the senses. The air is fresher, chunky sweaters are wearable again, the foliage delights the eyes with stunning colors, and a cornucopia of wonderful tastes and aromas await any outing. Casio America, Inc., the world’s leading supplier of powerful and affordable musical instruments, is making the season a feast for the ears, inviting players of all ages and skill levels to explore musical creation with its new line of Casiotone keyboards.
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Recently launched, the CT-S1, CT-S400 and LK-S450 come at the right time to inspire musicians to learn to play, to reunite with family members and to express their creativity to “Make music, n ‘anytime, anywhere’.
PORTABLE AND VERSATILE
Casio first introduced Casiotone keyboards in 1980, and the new models have a slim, minimalist design that fits seamlessly into the style of users’ homes. By prioritizing simplicity – 61 keys, built-in speakers and multi-functional buttons – the CT-S1 is ideal for gamers of all skill levels and convenient for casual gaming anytime. Ensuring a perfect fit in any space, the CT-S1 is available in three color variations (white, black and red), with a matching fabric speaker net that adds to the clean overall design.
Sporting a similar design, the CT-S400 raises the bar with a treasure trove of sounds played from its 61 tactile keys. Its carefully designed button selection provides superior operability while featuring an LCD display with crisp visibility.
Designed for beginners, the LK-S450 features an equally slim profile, built-in progressive music lessons, and a key lighting system that guides users to train at their own pace. Additionally, the new Casiotones have built-in strap locks for a guitar strap that converts the keyboard to a keytar for even more fun.
All three Casiotone keyboards can be powered by the included AC adapter or by six AA batteries. This means players can really take advantage of his weight of just nine pounds, playing music by the light of a bonfire, on a porch after an afternoon of apple picking, or anywhere else. family and friends get together to enjoy the fall.
Despite the slim designs, each model features the richly expressive Casio AiX sound source to ensure sounds come to life with clarity and expression unmatched in portable keyboards. Inspired by the original Casiotone CT-201, the CT-S1 features 60 tones, including Casio classics from the VL, VZ and CZ series instruments. The CT-S400 and LK-S240 feature 600 high-quality tones, 200 rhythms and 160 built-in songs as well as automatic accompaniment that puts an authentic backing band right in the hands of the musician. It all adds up to a gaming experience well above the price class of keyboards: authentic, flexible, and just plain fun.
CONNECT WITH THE FAMILY
Music creation is meant to be shared, which is why the three new Casiotone models offer a range of digital connectivity options. Players can add optional WU-BT10 BluetoothÂ® adapter (sold separately) to play along with your favorite songs streamed from their smartphone or tablet. A class-compliant micro-USB MIDI port allows Casiotones to play (and be played from) music software. Via this connection or Bluetooth, users can connect to Casio’s Chordana Play application, which makes it easier to learn songs by being able to change their tempo or key in real time, in addition to displaying musical scores and a ” â€œplaying-likeâ€ piano roll view. Players can easily plug in a sustain pedal for even more expressive playing and use the headphone output for quiet practice.
Any of the new Casiotone models are sure to help players ages 9 to 99 reap their best music experience yet – and keep it close at hand anytime, anywhere.
The new CT-S1 (MSRP: $ 199.99), CT-S400 (MSRP: $ 229.99), LK-S450 (MSRP: $ 279.99) and WU-BT10 (MSRP: $ 79.99) are available for sale at music retailers nationwide and CasioMusicGear.com. To learn more about Casio’s full line of electronic musical instruments, please visit www.CasioMusicGear.com.
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On Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, New Jersey, is the American subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and professional equipment solutions. Created in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, record and label title printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronics. Casio has strived to uphold its corporate credo of â€œcreativity and contributionâ€ by introducing innovative and imaginative products. For more information visit www.casio.com.
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