Sunday, April 08, 2007

Casio LK-200S Key Lighting Keyboard

Casio LK-200S Key Lighting Keyboard

Casio LK-200S Key Lighting Keyboard

Casio's LK-200S has been designed to provide a fun way to learn how to play. The keys light up as you play, or can be used to guide you through the melody of a pre-programmed song. 61 Full-Size Illuminated keys, 32 -note polyphony, 264 tones, 120 rhythms, 100 tunes, Microphone jack with volume control for sing along, LCD display, 3 step lesson system with scoring, MIDI, USB port and SD card slot.

In addition to a Key Lighting Keyboard and a 3-step lesson system the LK-200S incorporates stereo, USB and an SD Card Slot to take a beginner to the next level. General MIDI makes it possible to communicate with other MIDI devices regardless of the brand. It also moves you up to Digital Effects (4 reverb and 4 chorus).

3-Step Lesson System The 3-Step Lesson System lets you practice at your own pace. The keyboard automatically grades your performances, so you can trace your progress as you improve.

3-Step Lesson System: Use any of the keyboard's built-in tunes or SMF data from a memory card and learn to play as the keyboard keys light to teach you the correct notes. Step 1 - First practice the timing of the notes. Step 2 - Play along at your own pace. Soon you will be ready for step three, where you play along at normal speed.

Evaluation System: The keyboard can be configured to rate your performanced during the Step 3 lesson by assigning points.

Casio LK-200S Key Lighting Keyboard Features:

* 61 Standard-size keys
* Key Light System: Can be turned on and off (up to 10 keys can be lit at the same time)
* Tones: 264 (128 panel tones + 128 General MIDI Tones + 8 drum sets)
* Digital Effects: Reverb (4 types), Chorus (4 types)
* Polyphony: 32 notes maximum (16 for certain tones)

* Rhythm Patterns : 120
* Chords: 2 fingering methods (CASIO CHORD, FINGERED)
* 3-Step Lesson: 3 lessons (Step 1, 2, 3)
* Playback: Repeat play on a single tune
* Lesson Part: Left hand, right hand, both hands
* Evaluation Mode: Scoring
* Voice Fingering Guide: On/Off

Song Bank, Piano Bank
* Number of Tunes: 100 (Song Bank: 65, Piano Bank 35)
* User Songs: Number of Songs: Up to 10 download songs
* Capacity: Approximately 320 KB*
* *Calculated based on 1 KB = 1024 bytes
* Metronome: On/Off
* Beat Specifications: 0, 2 to 6

Other Functions
* Tempo: Variable (226 steps, notes = 30 to 255)
* Transpose: 25 steps (-12 semitones to + 12 semitones)
* Tuning: 101 steps (A4 = approximately 440Hz +/-50Cents)

Memory Cards
* Supported Memory Cards: SD memory cards, optional Casio song data cards*
* *May not be available in some geographic areas
* Supported SD Cards: 1 GB or less (Cards with capacity greater than 1 GB are not supported)
* Maximum Number of Importable Songs: Up to 1,000
* Supported Data: SMF Format 0, CASIO Original Format CM2

I/O Terminals
* Sustain/Assignable Jack: Standard jack (sustain, sostenuto, soft, rhythm start/stop)
* Phones/Output Jack: Stereo standard jack
* Output Impedance: 78ohms
* Output Voltage: 4.5V (RMS) MAX
* Microphone In: Standard jack (with microphone volume knob)
* Input impedance: 2K ohms
* Input sensitivity: 10mV
* USB port
* SD Card Slot
* Power Jack: 9V DC

Speaker Output : 2.0W + 2.0W
* Power Consumption: 9V...7.7W
* Dimensions: 37-1/4" x 14-11/16" x 5-5/16"
* Weight: Approximately 10.4 lbs