The Casio CTK-240 49-Key Portable Keyboard is ideal for beginners who want an easy to play model for honing their skills on. The 49 standard-sized keys boast 12-note polyphony offering the perfect combination of spacing and accuracy for practising arpeggios and chords. With a plethora of built-in effects, rhythms, and preset songs, there's an arsenal of features to play along with, practise your improvisational skills, and hone your playing technique.
The keyboard of the CTK-240 is equipped with 49 full-size keys that match the dimensions of those on an acoustic piano. With a four-octave range at your disposal, developing correct technique can be done accurately. For students who want an affordable instrument to practise on at home or take on their travels with, the CTK-240 is a perfect choice.
Built-in Sound Library
The Casio CTK-240 is equipped with 100 timbres and 100 rhythms that allow you to get creative when you practise or perform. The rhythm patterns offer tempo adjustment across 236 steps from 20 to 255. There are 50 practise pieces that allow you to perfect your improvisational skills and perform with accompaniment, with controls that include Play/Pause, Stop, Melody On/Off. The LCD display allows you easily see which presets have been selected, including Name display - Tone, Rhythm, Song Bank name/number, keyboard setting names/values -, Tempo - Tempo value, metronome, synchro standby, beat indicator -, Chord name, and Song Bank Status.
Additional functions include the ability to transpose by up to 12 steps (6 semitones to +5 semitones), tuning, and volume.
The Casio CTK-240 49-Key Portable Keyboard boasts a pair of 1.6-Watt speakers, as well as a headphone output for practising in silence at your leisure. The keyboard weighs a mere 2.8kg, making it easy to pick up and take with you wherever you go. The CTK-240 can be powered either by a power supply or 6 AA-sized batteries (both are optional).
Manufacturer Casio Model CTK-240 49-Key Portable Keyboard Dimensions (H x W x D) 75 x 914 x 237 mm (2 15/16 x 36 x 9 5/16 inches) Weight Approximately 2.8 kg (6.2 lbs) (without batteries) Keyboard 49 standard-size keys, 4 octaves Tones 100 Polyphony Max. 12-tone (6-tone for certain tone qualities) Auto Accompaniment Rhythm Patterns: 100 Tempo: Variable (236 steps, 20 to 255) Chords: 2 fingering methods (CASIO CHORD, FINGERED) Rhythm Controller: START/STOP, SYNCHRO/FILL-IN Accomp Volume: 0 to 9 (10 steps) Song Bank Tunes: 50 Controllers: PLAY/PAUSE, STOP, MELODY ON/OFF Display Name display: TONE, RHYTHM, SONG BANK name/number, keyboard setting names/values Tempo: Tempo value, metronome, synchro standby, beat indicator Chord: Chord name Song Bank Status: PLAY, PAUSE, MELODY ON/OFF Other Functions Transpose: 12 steps (6 semitones to +5 semitones) Tuning: Variable (A4 = approximately 440Hz ±50 cents) Volume: 0 to 9 (10 steps) Terminals Phones/Output Terminal: Stereo standard jack (Output is monaural.) Output Impedance: 78 Ω Output Voltage: 1.9V (RMS) MAX Power Supply Terminal: 9.5V DC Power Supply Dual power supply system Batteries: 6 AA-size zinc-carbon batteries or alkaline batteries Battery Life: Approximately 6 hours continuous operation on zinc-carbon batteries AC Adaptor: AD-E95100L Auto Power Off: Turns power off approximately 6 minutes after last operation. Speaker Output 100mm × 2 (1.6 W + 1.6 W) Power Consumption 9.5 V – 5.0 W
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