Keylight Lesson System Digital Piano

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Introducing the new CELVIANO with an innovative Dual-color Key Lighting System! Dual-color keyboard lights combine with an Advanced Lesson System to provide important learning tools for anyone who has ever dreamed of being able to play the piano. And that's not all! A new naturally Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard provides keyboard touch that is virtually identical to that of a fine grand piano. A new ZPI sound source uses multi-range grand piano samples to create amazingly realistic piano sounds. Experience music with the digital piano that helps you sound your best at every level. The new CELVIANO! New Naturally Scaled hammer Action Keyboard CASIO's own innovative spring-less hammer design produces heavier feel for low notes and lighter feel for high notes, creating a touch that is virtually identical to that of an acoustic grand . Large Backlit LCD (Musical Information System) An easy-to-read display panel helps to make both lessons and general play easy and problem-free.

Dual-color Key Lighting System Notes are indicated by keyboard keys that light red and yellow, providing a Valuable learning tool for anyone just starting to learn to play.

Advanced Lesson System A built-in Music Library features a total of 80 songs specially selected for piano play. A selection of skill levels helps to guide you step-by-step to musical proficiency 3 Arrangement Levels: The Music Library tunes come in three different "arrangement levels," one arrangement each for beginner and intermediate level musicians, in addition to the standard arrangements. You can select the arrangement that suits your particular needs. *Some tunes have only one or two arrangement levels 3-Step Lesson: Simply follow the keyboard keys as they light the way to music proficiency. 3-Step Lesson can be used with any Arrangement Level and for any Lesson Part (left-hand, right-hand, both hands).

Fingering guides: CELVIANO provides you with a variety of hand positioning and fingering guide methods. Hand Position Guide *1 illuminates thee keyboard keys to indicate where the three middle fingers of your hand should be positioned when playing. Voice Fingering Guide *2 uses a simulated human voice to tell you the fingerings. LCD Fingering Guide displays fingerings on the display panel. *1 Available only when either right-hand or left-hand is selected as the lesson part. *2 Available when playing the right-hand or left-hand lesson part only, with Step 1 and Step 2 lessons. Available in English and Japanese only. Specifications 88 keys (Naturally Scaled hammer Action Keyboard) Dual-color Key Lighting System (on/off) Touch response (3 sensitivity levels, off) 64-note polyphony (max.) 271 tones (63 panel tones, 128 GM tones, 70 variation tones, 10 drum sets) 100 rhythms Auto-accompaniments Metronome Music Library (80 built-in tunes, 10 user tunes) Song Controller Advanced Lesson System (3 Arrangement levels, Lesson Part selection, 3-Step Lesson, Fingering guides) One Touch Preset (100 sets) 100 tunes (20 ETUDES, 30 CONCERT PIECES, 50 Song Bank tunes) Song Sequencer (17 track x 10 songs, up to 15,500 notes, real-time recording, punch-in capabilities) 32 digital effects (8 reverbs, 8 choruses, 16 DSP) Layer/Split Auto-harmonize Mixer function: 31 parts (Group A: 15, Group B: 16) Floppy disk drive (3.5-inch, 2HD/2DD, SMF direct play, data save/load) GM level 1 compatible Pedals: 3 (soft, sostenuto, damper) Slide type keyboard cover Floppy disk with tunes included Comes with a song book (Due to copyright restrictions, some pieces and tunes may not be included in the song book.) Size (W x D x H): 1,415 x 538 x 864mm Weight(including stand): 62.0kg This Piano is RARE and Hard to Get. I have a few of them at Cost Price. Please Contact me via email pianomagic2002@excite.com for more info.

-- Rachel Despres (pianomagic2002@excite.com), August 04, 2002

Answers

Sounds like Casio's 'copycat' of Yamaha's Clavinova line. Casio's portable keyboards are awful; I'd be real skeptical of a digital line.

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-- (alidoremi@aol.com), September 03, 2002.


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