Casio CT-X700 Review

Casio CT X700 review

Casio CT-X700 Keyboard Review : If you are looking for budget friendly keyboard that offers everything a newbie needs than you are looking at one of the perfect options to consider.

CT-X700 is launched in NAMM 2018 which is one of the other total four models that Casio launched on the event. (Other Models launched at the events are CT-X 800,CT-X 3000 and CT-X 5000)

The awesome sleek and stylish design makes it quite easy to carry on without causing any kind of backpain issue even when carried for a long time.

This wonderful keyboard offers rich and high quality sound and is giving a tough fight to keyboards at this price range when it comes to quality and feels.

So, Let's See what it offers and why it is a good budget piano to consider.

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Comparing CT-X700 with Other Casio Bestseller Digital Pianos

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Model

Keys

Features

Price

Casio CTX 700 Digital Keyboard

CT-X700

61

Responsive Keys

Tones - 600

Rhythms - 195

USB MIDI Connectivity

Trial Of Playground Session

Easy Connectivity

Casio Privia PX-160BK 88-Key Full Size Digital Piano

PX 160

88

Best Model

Great Sound 

AiR Sound Technology

Hall Simulator, Reverb Effects

3 Year Warranty

Casio WK 245

WK-245

76

Touch Response Keys

Lesson Mode

Tone - 600

Rhythms - 180

Bright Display

USB MIDI Port

Casio LK-190 61-Key Premium Lighted Keyboard

LK-190

61

Light Up Keys

Light Lesson Mode

Tone - 400

Rhythms - 150

Dance & Reverb Effect

Great Speaker

Casio CTK-2550 61-Key Portable Keyboard

CTK-2550

61

Touch Response

Lesson Function

Tones - 400

Rhythms - 100

Chordana App 

Dance/Music Mode

Casio Privia PX-870 Digital Piano

PX-870

88

Scaled Hammer Action Keys

Detailed Resonance

Sound Projection Speaker

Recording

Key Slider Cover

Design and Features Of CT X700 Keyboard

The design of the Casio CT-X700 is one of the first thing that caught my attention.

It has some nice built-in speakers with nice design elements like rounded corners and a sleek new angled front.

It features nice bright backlit white display and a unique smart phone shelf which helps you connect the headphone out of your phone to the audio in of the keyboards.

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The connectivity also allows you to cancel any other audio or noise coming from your phone into the keyboard which is quite cool.

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Sound of CT X700

The unique feature which distinguish CT X 700 among its peers is the new AIX sound source.

The AIX sound source enhances the overall tone and produces wonderful high quality sound like that of an acoustic piano.

It produces period accurate phaser taking you back in time. Which is an appropriate effect for this type of instrument.

The touch sensitive keys truly delivers what a touch response keys stands for.

The intensity of your press defines the audio level of the sound.

In my opinion I think for a newbie or even for intermediate keyboard players digital keyboard is far much better option than Acoustic pianos.

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There are lots of reason for this and CTX 700 features everything that makes it stand out of acoustic pianos.

You can get a lot of other instrument sounds in CT X700 portable keyboards like electric piano, guitar, bass, brass, organ sounds, drum kits, snare drums with four different tonality. And of course they sound according to the intensity of your key press.

CTX 700 comes pre loaded with plenty of emulated sounds of vintage instruments and drum machines and lots other musical instruments too.

Layout Of Casio CT-X700

Layout Of Casio CT-X700

I fall in love with the quality of the sound (as I mentioned above) they are nice, clear and crisp.

In addition, there are 600 built-in tones and 195 built-in rhythms in the CT-X 700. I think these tones are enough to cover musical genres from around the world.

There is also a built-in arpeggiator, so if you want to make an EDM hit you can do that right on the CT-X 700.

The price of CT X700 is very affordable and is perfect for anybody who are just going to start their musical journey.

10 Perfect Weighted Keys Keyboard

It’s one of those keyboards that anybody could own and everybody actually wants.

It can be categorized as the entry point in the CTX family of keyboards from Casio. (CTX 5000 is the top of the CTX line of keyboards as of 2019)

Features Of Casio CT X700

The slight difference in other models of the CTX family is the presence of pitch bend wheel (On CTX 800) and USB storage so you can save and load your songs easily.

The CT-X 700 , 800 and 3000 all are battery-powered and are extremely lightweight too.

In fact, CT-X 700 weighs only around 9 pounds. It means the CT-X 700 is always ready to make you sound your best no matters where you are.

You will also get a quarter inch line outputs and a modulation button to get a perfect grip on your sound.

CT-X 700 has a very powerful 15 by 15 watt speaker system and you can see cool crimson rings that surround the built-in speakers.

With the Casio CT-X700, you also get direct category select buttons, so if you are looking for just the right sound in the middle of a set, you’ll always be able to get to it very quickly.

You can also save your own creations using the USB drive plugged into the USB port. This port also lets you play back audio files.

There is a microphone input on the CT-X 700 that lets you sing along with the powerful built-in speaker system.

Casio CT X700 Alternate

The Best Alternative Of Casio CT X700 is Casio CTK 3500. The Price is Is a bit low so don't forget to check it. (Check Detailed Review Here)

Casio CT-X700 alternate option - Casio CTK 3500

My Experience With Casio CT-X700 Portable Keyboard

casio ctx 700 price and conclusion

As I have said before, The CT-X 700 is priced genuinely and is perfect for newbies and seasonal keyboards players as well.

From my perspective I can compare it with CTK 2500 and Casio CTK 3500 keyboards.

With astonishing crispy beautiful sound and all the necessary feature a pianist looks for makes Casio CT X700 one of the good contender for entry level keyboards.

So as a conclusion If you are looking for some decent budget piano to start your musical journey then Casio Privia PX 160, Yamaha P 125 and CT-X700 is definitely worth your hard earned money for sure.

That's all from our end. Hope this review of Casio CT-X700 helped you in taking a better decision to choose your next musical companion. 


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