Casio LK-55 User's Manual

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Musical Instrument Manual

Manufacturer: Casio

Category of Device: Musical Instrument

Document: Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Operation & User’s Manual, File Type: PDF

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 1 Page 1 LK55/56-ES-1 ES USER’S GUIDEGUÍA DEL USUARIO LK55_es_Cover.p65 03.2.17, 15:31 1 ...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 2 Page 2 642A-E-002A GUIDELINES LAID DOWN BY FCC RULES FOR USE OF THE UNIT IN THE U.S.A. (not applicable to other areas). NOTICE This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in aresidential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installedand used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Howev...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 3 Page 3 E-1 642A-E-003A Safety Precautions Congratulations on your selection of the CASIOelectronic musical instrument.• Before using the instrument, be sure to carefully read through the instructions contained in thismanual. • Please keep all information for future reference. Symbols Various symbols are used in this user’s guide and onthe product itself to ensure that the product is usedsafely and correctly, and to prevent injury to the userand other persons as well as damage to property.Those symbols along with their meanings are shownbelow.  DANGER This symb...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 4 Page 4 E-2  DANGER Alkaline BatteriesPerform the following steps immediately iffluid leaking from alkaline batteries evergets into your eyes.1. Do not rub your eyes! Rinse them with water. 2. Contact your physician immediately.Leaving alkaline battery fluid in your eyescan lead to loss of sight.  WARNING Smoke, Strange Odor, OverheatingContinued use of the product while it isemitting smoke, a strange odor, or heatcreates the risk of fire and electric shock.Take the following steps immediately.1. Turn off power.2. If you are using the AC adaptor for po...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 5 Page 5 E-3 Plastic BagsNever place the plastic bag the productcomes in over your head or in your mouth.Doing so creates the risk of suffocation.Particular care concerning this precautionis required where small children arepresent. Keep off of the product and stand.*Climbing onto the product or stand cancause it to tip over or become damaged.Particular care concerning this precautionis required where small children arepresent. LocationAvoid locating the product on an unstablestand, on an uneven surface, or any otherunstable location. An unstable location cancause the product to fal...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 6 Page 6 E-4 Heavy ObjectsNever place heavy object on top of theproduct.Doing so can make the product top heavy,causing the product to tip over or the objectto fall from it, creating the risk of personalinjury. Correct Stand* AssemblyAn incorrectly assembled stand can tip over,causing the product to fall and creating therisk of personal injury.Make sure you assemble the stand correctly,following the assembly instructions thatcome with it. Make sure you mount theproduct on the stand correctly. * Stand is available as an option. IMPORTANT! When using batteries, be sure to replace...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 7 Page 7 E-5 ❐ 255 tones A wide selection of tones includes stereo piano and synthesized sounds, drum sets, and much more. ❐ PIANO BANK button The touch of a button takes you directly to piano tones and piano lessons. ❐ Advanced 3-Step Lesson System The 3-Step Lesson System lets you practice at your own pace. The keyboard automatically grades your performances, so you cantrace your progress as you improve.• 3-Step Lesson System:  Use any of the keyboard’s built-in tunes to learn to play as the keyboard keys light to teach you the correct notes...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 8 Page 8 E-6 642A-E-008A Contents Safety Precautions ................ E-1 Main Features ........................ E-5 Contents ................................. E-6 General Guide ........................ E-8 About the display ................................... E-11 Quick Reference .................. E-12 To play the keyboard .............................. E-12 Power Supply ...................... E-14 Using batteries ....................................... E-14 Using the AC Adapto...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 9 Page 9 E-7 Contents Using a Microphone for Sing Along ........................... E-32 Auto Accompaniment ......... E-34 Selecting a Rhythm ................................ E-34 Playing a Rhythm ................................... E-35 Adjusting the Tempo ............................... E-35 Using Auto Accompaniment ................... E-35 Using an Intro Pattern ............................ E-38 Using a Fill-in Pattern ............................. E-39 Using a Rhythm Variation ................

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 10 Page 10 E-8 642A-E-010A E E F G H J K L I Q O P N M * 1 * 2 S U V Y R T X W ] c ^ a b Z [ \ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 B C A D General Guide LK55_e_08-21.p65 03.2.17, 15:31 8 ...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 11 Page 11 E-9 General Guide 1 POWER button 2 Power indicator 3 VOLUME slider 4 MODE switch ● SONG/PIANO BANK/RHYTHM CONTROLLER 5 INTRO button 6 REW button, NORMAL/FILL-IN button 7 FF button, VARIATION/FILL-IN button 8 PAUSE button, SYNCHRO/ENDING button 9 PLAY/STOP button, START/STOP button 0 Song/Piano Bank controller indicator A Rhythm controller indicator B SONG BANK button C PIANO BANK button D TEMPO buttons E Speaker F RHYTHM list G TONE list H SONG BANK/SING ALONG li...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 12 Page 12 E-10 General Guide *2 Rear Panel f g h i j f MIDI OUT terminal g MIDI IN terminal h ASSIGNABLE JACK terminal i DC 9V jack j PHONES/OUTPUT terminal 642A-E-012A Controller Indicators Song/Piano Bank controller indicator Pressing the SONG BANK, PIANO BANK, or SING ALONG button, or pressing the SONG BANK and PIANO BANK buttons atthe same time to start demo tune play causes the Song/Piano Bank controller indicator to light. This indicates that buttons 5through 9 are currently functioning as playback control buttons. Rhythm controller...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 13 Page 13 E-11 General Guide 4 2 1 6 7 3 5 8 9 About the display 1. The icons that appear here indicate whether the keyboard is in the Sing Along Mode, Song Bank Mode, or Piano Bank Mode. 2. Numeric Area: This area displays tone numbers, song numbers, evaluation values, and other numeric data.Text Area: This area displays tone names and song names. It is also used as the display area for the Evaluation Mode,Song Memory, and other functions. Indicator Area: This area indicates the type of data that is currently displayed in the numeric area and text area...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 14 Page 14 E-12 Quick Reference This section provides a quick overview of keyboard operationusing steps one and two of the 3-step lesson feature. To play the keyboard 1 Press the POWER button to turn on power. • This causes the power indicator to light. 2 Set the MODE switch to NORMAL. 3 Press the SONG BANK button. • This causes the SONG BANK button to light. 4 Find the tune you want to play in the SONG BANK/SING ALONG List, and then use the numberbuttons to input its two-digit number. • See page A-10 for the Song Bank/Sing Along List.Example:...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 15 Page 15 E-13 If you selected lesson Step 1• Play the notes on the keyboard.• Accompaniment (left-hand part) plays in time with the notes. • With Step 1, the correct melody note is played no matter which keyboard key you press. If you selected lesson Step 2• Play the correct notes on the keyboard. • Press the keyboard key that lights. Note that with a Piano  Bank tune, the keyboard key light turns off assoon as you press the key. • The keyboard key for the next note you will need to play flashes. • Accompaniment (left-hand part)...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 16 Page 16 E-14 Important Battery Information ■ The following shows the approximate battery life. Alkaline batteries .................................... 2.7 hoursThe above value is standard battery life at normaltemperature, with the keyboard volume at mediumsetting. Temperature extremes or playing at very loudvolume settings can shorten battery life. ■ Any of the following symptoms indicate low battery power. Replace batteries as soon as possible whenever any ofthe following occurs.• Dim power supply indicator• Instrument does not turn on...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 17 Page 17 E-15  CAUTION Misuse of the AC adaptor creates the risk of fire and electricshock. Always make sure you observe the followingprecautions.• Do not locate the electric cord near a stove or other sources of heat. • Never pull on the cord when unplugging from the electrical outlet.  Always grasp the AC adaptor whenunplugging. • Insert the AC adaptor into the wall outlet as far as it will go. • Unplug the AC adaptor from the wall outlet during lightening storms or before leaving on a trip or otherlong-term absence. ...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 18 Page 18 E-16 Power Supply 642A-E-018A Power On Alert Keyboard keys light to alert you if you leave power on anddo not perform any operation for about 6 minutes. Note thatkeys light only, and no sound is produced. When thishappens, press any button or keyboard key to clear the poweron alert. NOTE • Power on alert operates only when you are powering the keyboard using the AC adaptor. It does not operatewhen you are using batteries. To disable Auto Power Off and poweron alert Hold down the TONE button while turning on the keyboardto disable Auto Power ...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 19 Page 19 E-17 Connections Phones/Output Terminal PREPARATION • Before connecting headphones or other external equipment, be sure to first turn down the volume settingsof the keyboard and the connected equipment. You canthen adjust volume to the desired level after connectionsare complete. [Rear Panel] White Red PIN plug Stereo standard plug Audio connection PHONES/OUTPUT terminal Keyboard amp, guitar amp, etc. 1 LEFT RIGHT AUX IN or similar terminal of audio amplifier 2 3 Connecting Headphones (Figure 1) Connecting headphones cuts off output from the...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 20 Page 20 E-18 Microphone Jack You can connect a commercially available microphone to themicrophone jack and sing along with notes played on thekeyboard. For details, see “Using a Microphone for SingAlong” on page E-32. Accessories and Options Use only the accessories and options specified for thiskeyboard. Use of non-authorized items creates the danger offire, electrical shock, and personal injury. Connections 642A-E-020A LK55_e_08-21.p65 03.2.17, 15:31 18 ...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 21 Page 21 E-19 Basic Operations This section provides information on performing basickeyboard operations. To play the keyboard 1 Press the POWER button to turn the keyboard on. 2 Set the MODE switch to NORMAL. 3 Use the VOLUME slider to set the volume to arelatively low level. 4 Play something on the keyboard. • The keyboard’s initial power on default setting is Song Bank Mode. The tone that is initially assigned to thekeyboard is 096 FLUTE 1, which is the tone used bySong Bank tune number 00. Selecting a Tone This keyboard comes with 255 built-in tones. Use thefollowi...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 22 Page 22 E-20 Polyphony The term polyphony refers to the maximum number of notesyou can play at the same time. The keyboard has 24-notepolyphony, which includes the notes you play as well as therhythms and auto-accompaniment patterns that are playedby the keyboard. This means that when a rhythm or auto-accompaniment pattern is being played by the keyboard, thenumber of notes (polyphony) available for keyboard play isreduced. Also note that some of the tones offer only 12-notepolyphony.• When rhythm or auto accompaniment is playing, the number of sounds simultaneously pl...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 23 Page 23 E-21 Using the PIANO BANK Button Pressing the PIANO BANK button provides instant access topiano tones and piano tune selection. Initial Piano Bank Setting Tone: 000 Stereo Piano To use the piano bank 1 Press the PIANO BANK button. • This causes the PIANO BANK button to light. 2 Now try playing something on the keyboard. • The notes you play sound with a piano tone. 3 If you want to playback the built-in tune, press thePLAY/STOP button. • This causes the currently selected tune to play in an endless loop. • To stop playback, press the P...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 24 Page 24 E-22 642A-E-024A Playing a Built-in Tune Your keyboard comes with a total of built-in 100 tunes. Youcan play back built-in tunes for your own listening pleasure,or you can use them for practice and even sing-along. Built-in tunes are divided between the two groups described below. • Song Bank/Sing Along Group: 50 tunes for one-hand play The tunes in this group are Auto Accompaniment tunes. ASong Bank Group tune can be used during a lesson formelody part practice. If you connect a microphone to thekeyboard and enter the Sing Along Mode*,...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 25 Page 25 E-23 Playing a Built-in Tune 642A-E-025A To play back a Piano Bank tune 1 Find the tune you want to play in the PIANO BANKList, and note its number. • See page A-11 for the Piano Bank List. 2 Press the PIANO BANK button to specify the PianoBank group. NOTE • Pressing the PIANO BANK button changes the tone to stereo piano (Tone Number 000). 3 Use the number buttons to input the two-digit tunenumber you looked up in step 1. Example: To select tune number 16 (Ode To Joy), input 1 and then 6. NOTE • Tune Number 00 is the initial default...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 26 Page 26 E-24 Playing a Built-in Tune 642A-E-026A To pause playback 1 Press the PAUSE button while a tune is playing topause it. 2 Pressing the PAUSE button again resumes play fromthe point where it was paused. To fast reverse 1 While a tune is playing or paused, hold down theREW button to skip in a reverse direction at highspeed. • The fast reverse operation skips back one measure at a time. • The measure and beat numbers on the display change while the fast reverse operation is being performed. 2 Releasing the REW button starts song playback fromthe measur...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 27 Page 27 E-25 Playing a Built-in Tune 642A-E-027A To change the melody tone 1 Press the TONE button. 2 Find the tone you want in the TONE List, and thenuse the number buttons to input its three-digitnumber. Example: To select “057 VIOLIN”, input 0, then 5, then 7. • You can select any one of the keyboard’s 255 built-in tones. NOTE • You can also use the [+] and [–] buttons to change the melody tones. • For two-hand tunes (Piano Bank tunes), the same tone is applied for both the left and right hand parts. • Specifying the tune numbe...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 28 Page 28 E-26 Two-hand Tunes (Piano Bank) These types of tunes are played with both hands, as in a pianosolo. When using these tunes for a 3-step lesson, you canpractice playing along with both the left hand and right handparts. Key Lighting System Operation andDisplay Contents During 3-stepLesson Play Whenever you select an Auto Accompaniment tune for 3-step lesson play, the key lighting system shows you whichkeys to press, while the display shows you the notes and theirfingerings. Note Pitch The keyboard key that should be pressed lights, while theactual pitch of the no...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 29 Page 29 E-27 Advanced 3-Step Lesson 642A-E-029A NOTE • Note length is not indicated when you are using two- hand tunes with 3-step lesson Steps 1 and 2. As soonas you press a lit key, it goes out and the next key to beplayed starts to flash. • Note length is indicated by the key light system when you use a two-hand tune with Step 3. In this case, thenext key to be pressed does not flash when you press alit key and the next finger number does not appear onthe display. Only the current finger number is shown. 3-step Lesson Tempo Setting Use the procedure under...

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Casio LK-55 - 61 Key Lighted Keyboard Manual Page 30 Page 30 E-28 • If you accidentally press more than one key in succession, accompaniment is played for thecorresponding number of notes. • Pressing more than one key at the same time counts as a single note. Pressing a key while another key isheld down is counted as two notes. 4 To stop play at any time, press the PLAY/STOPbutton. NOTE • Left hand practice can also be performed with Piano Bank tunes. Simply select one of the two-hand tunes instep 1 of the above procedure, and then press the LEFTbutton following step 2. • 3-step lesson does not allow...

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