Casio CTK-4400 61-Key Portable Keyboard
The CTK4400 from Casio is a portable keyboard with 61
full-size dynamic touch keys, Step Up Lessons for beginning
keyboardists, onboard stereo speakers, and more. It features 600 tones,
and a fully featured auto accompaniment section includes 180 rhythm
patterns and 152 songs. A stereo mini audio input makes it possible to
connect an outside sound source like an iPad, MP3 player, or smartphone.
The music will play through the keyboard's speakers, and you can play
along on the keyboard. You can even sample sounds and trigger the
For beginning keyboardists, the CTK-4400 offers
extensive learning features. Its Step Up learning system includes a
Voice Fingering Guide, a Note Guide, and Performance Evaluation. It
teaches songs phrase by phrase, and keeps track of your progress. The
built-in songs provide additional practice material, and you can turn
off one of the "hands" as the song plays, so you can play its part.
Thirty-two registration memories allow you to store settings such as
tempo, tones or rhythms easily. For added creativity, the keyboard has
an arpeggiator and recorder.
At the touch of a button, concert
hall reverb can be applied to the sounds, adding authenticity when you
play. The keyboard comes with a detachable music stand and is powered by
an AC adapter. Alternatively, it can run on six AA alkaline batteries (
not included) which typically provide about three hours of continuous operation.
- 61 Touch-Sensitive Keys
- 48-Voice Polyphony
- 600 Tones
- Up to 10 Seconds Sampling
- Audio Input Jack
- Effects + Hall Reverb
- 180 Rhythms and Arpeggiator
- Step Up Lesson System
- Built-In Amplifiers and Speakers
- Battery or AC Power