Casio CT-X5000 61 Key Portable Keyboard
A truly impressive AiX Sound Source is what sets the Casio CT-X5000 apart from any other keyboard in its class and puts it right up there with keyboards costing much, much more! Use the category select buttons to explore the 800 Tones, and in each category you’ll find an incredible variety of lifelike instruments that go far beyond your expectations. You can also edit the Tones, adjusting parameters like attack, release, filter cutoff and resonance.
Casio CTX5000 61 Key Portable Keyboard Features
- Play a grand piano, and hear a meticulously-recorded 9-foot grand in a virtual concert hall
- Play an electric piano, and hear vintage phasers and amplifier models that take you back in time
- Play a flute, trumpet, or saxophone, and hear natural breath and vibrato
- Play a bass, and hear the player switch techniques based on how hard you press the keys
- Play a synth, and add an arpeggiator and drum part, and create an EDM hit
The CT-X5000 has 100 powerful DSP effects, including phasers, flangers, rotary speaker simulation, amplifier models, dynamics processing, and much more. These effects are preset for the included Tones, and can be extensively modified so you can dial in the perfect sound.
With hundreds of built-in Rhythms, you’ll always have a band ready to jam. The variety of Rhythms spans the globe as well as the history of popular music. Each Rhythm includes four variations, and can be edited to suit your needs. You’ll find old favorites and chart-topping hits, all played with incredibly realistic instruments that sound better than ever. The drum kits come alive with authentic acoustic drums, vintage drum machine sounds, and a huge collection of percussion instruments and sound effects.
The CT-X5000 shines on stages. The 1/4-inch outputs connect to any PA system, mixer or amp. Use an expression pedal (sold separately) to control volume or effect parameters. Connect a mic to the 1/4? mic input, adjust the level with a dedicated volume control, and use the built in mixer to add just the right amount of reverb, chorus, or delay to your voice.
The CT-X5000’s convenient performance features keep you in control. Once you’ve set up the CT-X5000 with your choice of Tones, Rhythms and other settings, you can save a Registration for instant recall right when you need it. There are eight convenient backlit Registration buttons, with 16 banks giving you a total of 128 Registrations that can be quickly selected during your performance. Four Phrase Pads give you instant access to musical gestures, percussion loops, sound effects, or whatever else you need in the moment.
When your focus turns to songwriting, you can quickly capture your inspiration with the 17-track recorder. Sculpt your creation with quantization and other editing tools, and save it as a standard MIDI file to use with your favorite recording software.
The CT-X5000’s class-compliant USB-MIDI port connects to any Mac, PC, Android or iOS device with no drivers or installation needed. The included music rest is designed to support tablets. There is also a USB device port, which can be used to play audio files or save your custom Tones, Rhythms and Songs.
The CT–X5000 features a very powerful 30-watt speaker system protected by tough metal grills. It’s compact, lightweight and rugged, with a tough molded case, making it the perfect go-anywhere musical partner.