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Casio's AiR sound source
Thanks to Casio's Acoustic and Intelligent Resonator (Air) technology, you can experience the unprecedented tone of a grand piano. Now boasting an expanded memory module, the AiR can achieve longer samples than previous models. What does this mean for you? Longer samples decay more naturally without any looping or any other artificial effects.
When you play a grand piano, the sound you hear is not from one single note. Other strings with associated frequencies will resonate as well, adding their sound to provide a uniquely rich resonance. Casio has digitally mastered this response to ensure every performance is expressively unique. All 88 keys will continuously respond to the power behind each stroke. Every nuance of a pianissimo phrase, followed by the intensity of a fortississimo phrase will be replicated with exquisite detail. So whether you're reciting Debussy or Rachmaninoff, you can perform a truly organic experience.
Chordana Play for Piano app
Casio understands that technology plays a large part in education, and learning to play the piano is no exception! Now you can connect your smartphone or tablet to your piano via a USB cable to unlock a wealth of educational features. You can choose between the 60 included PDFs of sheet music on the Chordana Play for Piano app, or you can even add your own PDF files. When connected via USB, you can configure your single or triple pedal unit as a page turner, enabling you to concentrate on the performance. If you're looking to gain insight into the individual pieces and composers, then the app also has built-in descriptions listed from the PTNA (Piano Teachers' National Association).
For a more interactive approach, the Chordana Play for Piano app features MIDI files which enables you to play in a piano roll window. With 201 different songs to choose from, this library includes music which even beginners can enjoy listening to and perform. Change the tempo, transpose to an easier key, or even use the AB repeat function to master small parts of the song which you're struggling with. You can even take lessons using the on-screen keyboard and track your progress using a scoring system! And if that's not enough, you can import your own MIDI files so you can play along with your favourite music.
But the Chordana Play for Piano app isn't just for learning. When you connect your Casio piano, you can now use your smartphone or tablet to finetune a multitude of features. You can control main settings such as what voice you are using, metronome settings, and reverb settings quickly and efficiently. If you're really wanting to tweak your tone, then you can start to experiment with hammer response, string response, lid settings, layering options, split keyboard, recording settings, plus much more!
The Casio AP 470 features Casio's Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II keyboard. Thoughtfully designed to deliver the most natural and authentic playing experience, the AP 470 is meticulously engineered to recreate the weight, touch, and resistance of a grand piano.
The digital piano is made with simulated Ebony and Ivory textured keys, replicating the touch and playability of an acoustic grand piano. And thanks to the all-new tri-sensor system, you can accurately capture the tonal character of your performance with the AP 470. Casio's AP 470 allows you to perform with total depth, character, and strength.
For quiet listening, the AP 470 now has two headphone outputs which are located on the front of the instrument. For those who are performing with other amplification, the AP 470 also features 1/4" left and right line outputs on the rear panel. The AP 470 continues Casio’s tradition of providing "class compliant" USB connectivity on Celviano digital pianos. This enables the AP 470 to be used with Mac or Windows computers without the need for downloading drivers. Class Compliant USB MIDI also enables the AP 470 to be used as a controller with the Apple iPad simply with the use of Apple’s Camera Connection Kit.
Casio UK Warranty
For peace of mind, Casio UK are happy to provide a 5-year warranty on Grand Hybrid Piano and a 3-year warranty on Privia (PX-770 and PX-870 only) and Celviano (AP-270 and AP-470 only) products where a technician will visit your home for any repairs. 3 Years on-site parts and labour for Privia and Celviano products and 5 years for all Grand Hybrids. Please note, these warranties will be valid once registered with CasioUK at https://music.casio.co.uk/warranty/.
- Number of Keys: 88
- Action: Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II
- Key Finish: Simulated Ebony and Ivory Keys
- Touch Sensitivity: 3 Sensitivity Levels, off
- Sound Source: Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR Sound Source
- Maximum Polyphony: 256
- Hammer Response: Yes
- String Resonance: Yes (4 Levels)
- Damper Resonance: Yes (4 Levels)
- Damper Noise: Yes (On/Off)
- Lid Simulator: Yes (4 Levels)
- Key Off Simulator: Yes
- Key Action Noise: Yes (On/Off)
- Hall Simulator: 4 types
- Chrous: 4 types
- Brilliance: Yes
- DSP: Built into some tones
- Concert Play: 10 songs (mode: Listen/Lesson/Play)
- Music Library: 60 songs
- Lesson Function: Part ON/OFF, Lesson Part Select: R / L
- Song Expansion: 10 User Songs (max.) up to 90 KB/song
Audio Recording / Playback
- Max. Songs: 99
- Max. Time: 25 minutes / song.
- USB Flash Drive: 44.1kHz Stereo WAV format
- Headphone / Phones Output: Stereo Standard Jack / Output x2
- USB to Host: Yes
- USB to Device: Yes
- MIDI: Yes (Uses USB to Host port)
- Pedals: Damper (half-damper pedal operation), Soft, Sostenuto
- Half-Damper Pedal Operation: Continuous
Sound and Power
- Speakers: (12cm x 2) and (4cm x 2)
- Amplifiers: 20W + 20W
- Power Requirements: AC Adapter: AD-E24250LW
- Dimensions: 1417 x 427 x 861 mm
- Weight: 43.4kg
Included Accessories: AC Adapter, music stand, score book.
Standard Courier Delivery
When you add this product to your shopping basket, you will be provided with our standard courier delivery option. This will deliver the piano to the ground floor of your house or building. Please note that if there is not a ground floor entrance we may not be able to deliver there. You may also need to help the delivery driver as this product comes packaged in large boxes.
This may not be suitable if you are unable to help the driver if required, or if you need the piano delivering upstairs. Please consider whether this is the most appropriate delivery service for you, as other delivery options are available at an additional cost.
Delivery and Installation Service
This service can be arranged on an ad-hoc basis via a specialist piano delivery company. Delivery times cannot be guaranteed until we have made arrangements with the delivery company. If you would prefer a delivery and installation service, please contact our sales team on 0330 365 4444 who will be happy to set up a quotation for you and provide you with more information on this service.