What Casio LK-265 Digital Piano Offers ?
At year 2017 Casio has launched 4 brand new models (LK Series and CTK 2550) of portable keyboards. And Casio LK-265 portable keyboard is one of them.
It does not offer anything out of the world but is still loaded with features a newbie needs to learn piano.
So, let’s take a quick glance that what Casio LK 265 offers.
Casio LK-265 Detailed Review and What is Dance Music Mode ?
Casio LK-265 features Cassio’s light-up keys for making learning as simple as possible. You just need to link your Casio keyboard with the Chordana play lesson app and you are ready to go.
It also has lots of inbuilt instruments sounds to play automatically on the background with just a push of a button.
One of the coolest feature that Casio LK-265 offers is dance music mode.
What dance mode offers is when you activate a type of electronic dance music by pressing the respective button you can start up a rhythm.
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The bottom instruments keys has 3 rhythm keys, 3 baseline, 3 synth parts and 3 melodies and then you can remix all of them. You can choose a different rhythm, a different baseline, different synth and different melodies. You can also change all of them at once.
Dance mode allows you to add a lots of music in background and make a complete new music of your own. It comes with lots of inbuilt instrument sounds.
All the icons of the instruments are marked below the keyboard and will start to play as soon as you press the button.
The respective button will also get highlighted indicating what’s happening in the background.
Some examples are drum beats, bass , syncs etc. You can play more than one beats at one time. You can switch to other bass lines at any point of time.
The sharp and flat keys (black keys) also have different functions like you can transpose the key of the song up and down. You can also do fills, endings and can also add some effects as well.
You can switch between different base line, different instrument and can create cycle between those. So, there are endless possibilities with all the 50 different preset the board comes with.
There are also lots of effects you can play with such as low-pass filters, high-pass filters, Lancers and low fly effects.
Dance music mode is awesome because when a younger player walks up to a keyboard and doesn’t know how to play then it can become little intimidating for the newbie.
But with dance music the newbie can make music that immediately just by combining few rhythms together.
It is a great add on in the world of short attention spans to be able to make music very very quickly even by a beginner.
The Lesson Mode, Chordana App and Quick Summary Of Casio LK-265
You just need to connect your iPad with Casio LK-265 audio input and then load the MIDI file in the app.
The app will then play the MIDI file and you will see the keys lighting up showing how to play the particular MIDI file (the song). It is a great learning experience and makes learning piano really easy without the need of any teacher (at beginning).
Casio LK-265 goes a step further and allows you to download the MIDI file from the internet and transfer it into the keyboard and save it on one of the empty slot of the song bank.
And then you can use the Cassio’s lesson system to have it teach you the song without connecting the board with the app.
Casio LK-265 comes preloaded with 400 different sound, 100 rhythms and 60 song bank. It has all of those features that you know and love from Casio portable keyboard pianos.
Casio LK-265 Digital Piano Manual:
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This post was most recently updated on February 3rd, 2019