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Adding value to your purchase, Austin Bazaar bundles your instrument with necessary accessories. Everything you need to start playing immediately comes in one box. Save yourself the hassle and save some money while you're at it. A bench is included so you can play your new instrument in comfort. A stand is included so you don't need to purchase one separately. A power supply is included so you can plug in and play right away. An Austin Bazaar instructional DVD is included so you can pick up some tips while learning your new instrument. An Austin Bazaar polishing cloth is included so you can keep your new instrument in mint condition.
The Casio WK-245 keyboard gives you a tremendous amount of features in a trim 76-key package. With the WK-245, you get 600 built-in sounds so you can play any style and follow your inspiration. And with 180 rhythms for you to play along with, it's like having your own backing band. When it's time to record your ideas, the onboard 5-song/6-track recorder is standing by. The WK-245 even offers onboard sampling! If you need an instrument that's ready to serve your creativity, the Casio WK-245 is a smart choice.
Whether you're preparing for a performance or just learning, the large backlit LCD display has everything in view, including music notation. The WK-245 has performance controls right at your fingertips so you can easily combine tones as layers and split the keyboard too. With a dedicated button for piano you can always get back to home base. Whether you're preparing for a performance or just learning, the large backlit LCD display has everything in view, including music notation.
The WK-245 features an Aux input for connecting your MP3 player or other devices allowing you to enjoy the stereo speaker system in multiple ways. In addition, the WK-245 USB MIDI port is ready for computers and even iOS devices without the need for drivers. Of course there is also a headphone connector for quiet practice. Not only is the WK-245 a powerful keyboard but unlike other companies, Casio includes the AC adapter with all full sized keyboards so you can start making music right away.
With the Casio WK-245's long list of 600 built-in tones, you won't run out of sounds. Choose from a great-sounding collection of instruments, including stereo grand pianos. Need a horn section? Additional drums? Would the chorus sound better with strings? Let your musical imagination take off. With the Casio WK-245, the sky's the limit!
Need inspiration? the Casio WK-245's 180 onboard rhythms are waiting to accompany you. It's like having your very own backing band - whenever and wherever you need them. Composing a a power ballad or a salsa track? When you're at the helm of the Casio WK-245, you can realize whatever musical flights of fancy you can dream up.
The WK-245 offers 48 notes of polyphony so you don't have to worry about dropping notes. Using the sustain pedal for multiple notes, playing big chords, adding rhythms and layering sounds can deplete the polyphony memory quickly resulting in dropped notes. When searching for a keyboard, take the amount of polyphony into consideration.
Casio's WK-245 includes 180 preset rhythms, more than other keyboards in the same class can offer. Additional rhythms expand your music composition, creativity and fun.
With the Casio WK-245, you don't have to let great musical ideas fall by the wayside. The WK-245's onboard 5-song/6-track recorder can record your ideas before they get away. Got an idea for a unique sound? The WK-245's onboard sampling makes it easy to create your own custom patches. And the WK-245's onboard mic and audio input lets you record vocals, plus your guitar, bass, external synth, percussion - you name it. And when you're done tracking, onboard digital FX and Virtual Hall Simulation reverb let you add professional polish to your songs.
Casio's portable keyboards offer a plug and play advantage over other brands. Feel free to connect an iPad, PC or Mac without the cumbersome process of downloading drivers. Casio's portable keyboards can run on batteries or an AC adapter. Unlike other companies, Casio includes an AC adapter with every portable keyboard. The WK-245 has an impressive library of 152 built-in songs, more than most comparable keyboards. Whether you are using the songs to learn with the Step Up Lesson system, or playing along with a song for fun, you will find greater choices to meet your needs. Compare the number of songs to other manufacturers and you will see Casio has the better value.
Casio WK-245 76-key Arranger Keyboard Features:
Maximum Polyphony: 48 notes (32 for certain tones)
Tones: 600 Built-in tones
Metronome: 180 Rhythm & Accompaniment patterns
Display: Large backlit display with notation and fingering display
Set Up Lesson: Integrated Step-Up Lesson System
Song Sequencer: Keyboard Play: 5 Song, 6 Track Recorder
MIDI: Class Compliant USB MIDI port
Inputs/Outputs: 1/8" Audio line input; Headphone output
Power Supply: Power Adapter Included
Dimensions: 118.7 x 39.9 x 14.9 cm (46.73" x 15.16" x 5.13")
Weight: Unit Weight: 15.87 lbs; Boxed Weight: 26.46 lbs
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Great Keyboard Exactly what I was looking for as a beginner-Thank you!