Casio India’s CT-X Series keyboards

Casio India's CT-X Series keyboards

Casio India Co. Pvt. Ltd, a leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, has launched its brand-new CT-X series of portable keyboards.

The new CT-X8000IN, CT-X9000IN & CT-X870IN have been specially designed for India with a lot of regional feedback taken into account while developing this keyboards to fulfil India specific requirements.

  • Indian Folk & Regional Keyboard players using the keyboard for performances in Bhajans, Festival performances, Bollywood/Entertainment Performances.
  • Academic learning in schools & institutions, musical examinations.
  • Keyboard players looking for western tones & performance oriented keyboards.

All models feature the new AiX Sound Source*1 leveraging expertise that Casio accumulated in developing sound sources for its digital pianos. The AiX Sound Source allows the CT-X keyboards to faithfully reproduce the appealing sound of acoustic instruments such as guitars, drums, basses, brass, wind instruments, string ensembles and more. Also, The economical pricing of the CT-X series is bound to help high grade students and performers, in making the right keyboards for their needs affordable.

Main Features of the CT-X9000IN and CT-X8000IN

The user can customize tones to taste using 100 DSP effects that combine various algorithms, three system effects (reverb, chorus, and delay) and 10 equalizer presets.

  • Wide Range of Tones and Rhythm Patterns (800 tones and 250 rhythms) Supports application from composition, to arranging, to live performance. The keyboards contain 43 Indian Tones and 39 Indian Rhythms for regional musical applications.
  • Registration Function for Instant Recall of Performance Setups. The Registration function enables the user to save up to 128 keyboard setups including tones and rhythms. The user can instantly switch between complex playing patterns and tone/rhythm setups without configuring them every time, enabling versatile and seamless performance.
  • The keyboards provide a variety of features for composing and arranging. The Phrase Recorder allows users to record a musical phrase that can be instantly triggered using any of the four pads. The mixer can handle 42 different parts and the 17-track MIDI sequencer can save up to 10 original songs.
  • An assignable jack can be used with either a footswitch or expression pedal. Also provided are an audio input jack for connecting external audio equipment, and a class-compliant USB port for connecting to a computer. An additional USB port supports memory devices to easily save and load data created on the CT-X9000IN/X8000IN.
  • Expanded Registration function and four phrase pads, together with direct access buttons for Tap Tempo, Transpose, and Octave switching making the keyboards suitable for stage and live performances, as well as music schools and music classrooms.

Main Features of the CT-X870IN and CT-X700

  • Wide Range of Tones and Rhythm Patterns (600 tones and 195 rhythms) supports applications from composition, to arranging, to live performance. The keyboards contain 21 Indian Tones and 26 Indian Rhythms for regional musical applications.
  • Registration Function for Instant Recall of Performance Setups. The Registration function enables the user to save up to 32 keyboard setups including tones and rhythms. The user can instantly switch between complex playing patterns and tone/rhythm setups without configuring them every time, enabling versatile and seamless performance.
  • The CT-X870IN/X700 keyboards provide a port for a sustain pedal, an audio input jack for connecting external audio equipment, and a USB port for connecting to a computer. In addition, the CT-X870IN features an additional USB port which supports memory devices, plus a Pitch Bend Wheel for recreating various instrument gestures. The keyboards also come with a 6-track MIDI sequencer with room for up to five original songs.