Casio CTK-496 Portable Keyboard

Casio Updated: 2007-08-31
Casio CTK-496 Portable Keyboard

The CTK-496 includes 61 Full-Size keys, 100 Tones, 100 Rhythms, 100 Tunes, LCD Display, Dual Speakers, Transpose and Tuning Function, Microphone Input and Volume for Sing Along.

Although Portable, The CTK-496 has 61 key full-size keys.  It includes a Sing-Along function and a Musical Information System with on-screen icons.

Main Features
This keyboard provides you with the following features and functions.

61 Full Size Keys

Musical Information System
A big LCD screen graphically shows your fingerings, keyboard keys and notes to be pressed, making keyboard play more informative and enjoyable than ever before.

100 Tones
Choose from among orchestral sounds, synthesized sounds and more.

100 Rhythms
100 versatile rhythms help to add plenty of life to all your keyboard performances.

Auto Accompaniment
Simply play a chord and the corresponding rhythm, bass and chord parts play automatically.
This keyboard automatically plays bass and chord parts in accordance with the chords you finger. The bass and chord parts are played using sounds and tones that are automatically selected to the corresponding rhythm you are using. All of this means that you get full, realistic accompaniments for the melody notes you play with your right hand, creating the mood of an ensemble performance.

Lesson System
Lesson System with fingering guide.

100 Tune Song Bank
A wide selection of favorites including "ODE TO JOY" and "JINGLE BELLS" is yours for your listening enjoyment or play along fun. A simple operation cuts out the melody part or accompaniment part of the tune, allowing you to play along on the keyboard.

2 Built-In 4-Inch Speakers

Microphone Jack with Volume Control for Sing Along Function
The CTK-496 has a built-in MIC Input jack and volume controller. It also includes a 3-step lesson to help you learn to play with the correct notes.