The Casio CDP-S100 Slimline Stage Piano in a smart black finish is an excellent choice for players that wish to achieve a realistic piano feel and tone whilst keeping things very compact and lightweight. Powered by Casio's brand new Dynamic Stereo sound engine, you can be assured of a great sounding piano along with other built-in instruments, effects, USB connectivity and much more.
Hammer action keyboard
The keyboard element of the CDP-S100 comes with scaled hammer-action II technology that feels much more like a grand piano than a spring-based mechanism. As the name suggests the keyboard has a realistically firm feeling that starts out relatively heavy at the bottom and gradually gets lighter as you get to the top notes, just like the keys on a grand piano. The CDP-S100 also features synthetic ebony and ivory keytops making it an absolute joy to play.
Tones and effects
The Casio CDP-S100 packs in a superb sounding grand piano tone alongside 9 other instruments to help you deliver rich performances. 2 sounds can also be layer together thanks to the CDP-S100's ability to play 48 notes simultaneously at any one time (48-note polyphony). All sounds are powered by Casio's Dynamic Stereo Sound Engine and a dual 8W built-in speaker system to deliver a sound that you wouldn't have thought possible from a compact stage piano.
To add some additional polish to your performance you can add reverb which delivers spacious auditory projection to mimic playing in a large hall. The CDP-S100 even has a dedicated "Hall" button so that you can mimic the warm and rich acoustics of a concert hall at the push of a single button. A chorus effect is also to hand to add some "shimmer" to the instruments.
Configure and connect
The Casio CDP-S100 is extremely user-friendly and does away with elements that could get in the way of your performance and practice. The top panel gives you quick access to all aspects of the piano without the need for editing menus. Likewise, the connectivity is clean and clever. USB is on hand for connection to a computer or other MIDI equipment whilst a single headphone out makes it possible for silent practice when needed.
The Casio CDP-S100 Stage Piano is ideal for beginners looking for the fully weighted piano experience or for more accomplished players that would like a fuss-free digital piano on which to practice or perform. Casio have also included £49 worth of free lessons over at their music academy to get you started!
Chordana App Compatability
The CDP-S100 has the ability to work alongside the free Android and iOS app Chordana. Chordana Play connects to the CDP-S100 and teaches you to play in a fun and visual way. Follow the music score or piano roll notation at your own pace, with the app guiding you through each step.
Finally, the CDP-S100 connects via class-compliant USB to any PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device, with no drivers or installations needed, making it a great unit to have as part of your home or gigging set-up.
Manufacturer Casio Model CDP-S100 Slimline Stage Piano Dimensions (WxHxD) 1322 x 286 x 129mm Weight 10.8kg Keyboard 88-keys, Scaled Hammer Action II Keyboard Sound Source Dual-element AHL Sounds 10 Built In Tones Polyphony 48 Effects Hall (1 type), Reverb (10 types), chorus (5 types) Built-in Songs 5 (demo songs) Metronome Beats: 0,1～9 beats (Tempo range: quarter note = 30 to 255) Other Functions Layer Key Transpose 25 steps (-12 to +12 semitones) Tuning Control A4 = 415.5 to 465.9 Hz (Initial Default: 440.0 Hz) Pedals Standard jack (damper) MIDI USB Speakers Full Force Sound Speakers
[12cm/6cm (oval)] x 2
Amp Output 8W＋8W Connectivity Headphones (Stereo standard jack)
Aux In (Stereo standard jack)
USB: type B (For Computer)
External power (12V DC)
Power Requirements AC adaptor: AD-A12150LW Included Accessories Pedal (SP-3)
AC adaptor (AD-A12150LW)
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