Casio MZ-X500 High-Grade Music-Arranger Keyboard

Casio MZ-X500 High-Grade Music-Arranger Keyboard

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KeyboardNumber of Keys: 61 keys (Piano-style)
Touch Response: 3 sensitivity levels, Off
Polyphony128 max
Sound SourceSound Source: MXi (multi-expressive integrated)
Hex Layer: Yes
TonesNumber of Built-in Tones: 1100
Stereo Sampled Piano Tones: Yes
Tone Edit: Yes
User Tones: 650
Organ SectionVirtual Tone Wheel
Drawbars: 9 drawbars (16', 5 1/3', 8', 4', 2 2/3', 2', 1 3/5', 1 1/3', 1')
Preset Virtual Tone-Wheel Organ Tones: 75 (Included in 1,100 preset tones)
User Virtual Tone Wheel Organ Tones: 50
Percussion: Second / Third
On Click: On / Off
Off Click: On / Off
Rotary Effect: Fast / Slow (Uses DSP)
EffectsSystem Effects
Reverb: 20
Chorus: 25
Delay: 20
DSPEqualizer, compressor, limiter, enhancer, early reflection, phaser, chorus, flanger, tremolo, auto pan, rotary, drive rotary, LFO wah, auto wah, distortion, pitch shifter, multi chorus, ring modulator, delay, piano effect
CompressorMaster Compressor: Editable
EqualizationMaster EQ: 4-band parametric
Auto Harmonize12 types
ArpeggiatorPreset: 100 types
User Arpeggio: 100 types
LayerLower 1 - 4, Upper 1 - 4 assignable (max. 4 tones)
SplitVariable split points
Number Of Rhythms/StylesNumber of Built-in Rhythms: 330
One Touch Preset: 330
Auto Accompaniment: CASIO Chord, Fingered 1, Fingered 2 (6th off), Fingered 3 (on bass), Full Range Chord
Controllers: Start/Stop, Intro1 - 2, Variation1 - 4 / Fill-in, Break, Fade In /Out, Ending1 - 2, Synchro Start, Synchro Stop, Accomp On /Off, Ritardando, Auto Fill-In, Tap Start
Chord Type: 37 types
Pattern Sequencer: Real-time Recording, Event Edit (Delete, Copy, Insert, quantize, Step Recording), Part Parameters, SMF Import
User Rhythms: 100
Demo Songs6
Music PresetsNumber of Music Presets: 305 presets with chord progression, chord edit
User Presets: 100
MIDI RecorderMIDI Recorder: Real-time Recording, Track Edit, Event Edit (Delete, Copy, Insert, Quantize, Step Recording), Punch-In / Out, Over Dubbing, SMF Import
User Songs: 100 songs, 17 tracks per song (1 system track + 16 multitracks)
Approximate Data Capacity: 50,000 notes (1 song)
Audio Recording and PlaybackRecording Source: Keyboard Play, Keyboard Play with Auto Accompaniment and with Music Preset, MIDI Recorder playback, Sound Input from Ext In (Line In, Mic In)
Audio File Format: .wav (16-bit/44.1 kHz, stereo)
Recording Capacity: Up to 100 audio files (Max. recording time: approximately 90 minutes for a single audio file)
Center Cancel: Yes
Requirement: USB memory, up to 32 GB
Pad FunctionNumber of Pads: 16
Velocity: Yes
Number of Banks: Phrase: 30, Sampling: 30, Chord: 20, Multi: 20, User: 100
LED: Yes
Sampling: 30 banks, 367 data (37 kick, 65 snare, 57 cymbal, 208 various)
Sampling Time: Long: 9 seconds x 4, Short: 3 seconds x 32
Phrase: 30 banks, 300 data (50 melody, 100 accomp., 50 drum, 50 various, 50 articulation)
Event Edit: Yes
Chord Sync: Yes
Synchro: Yes
Chord: 20 banks, 60 data (44 one shot, 16 sequence)
Mixer48 channels + Ext In (Line In, Mic In), 9-slider operation
RegistrationFreeze: Yes
Registration Sequence: 12
Pedal SW Assignable: Yes
SustainSustain On / Off SW: Yes
ScaleScale Tuning: Equal temperaments plus 16 other types, Scale Fine Tune ±99 cents
Key Transpose±1 octave (-12 to +12 semitones)
TuningTuning Control: 415.5 - 440.0 - 465.9 Hz (0.1 Hz units)
Octave Shift±3 octaves
MetronomeMetronome: 0 (Off), 1 - 9 beats
Tempo Range: ♩ = 20 to 255 per minute
Volume: Adjustable
Display5.3" / 13.5 cm touch panel (5.0" / 12.7 cm 528 x 320-dot TFT color LCD)
ControllersPitch Bend Wheel: Pitch bend range: 0 to 24 semitones
Modulation Wheel: Yes
Knobs: 3 (Assignable x 2, Value x 1)
Sliders: 9
General MIDI16-channel multi-timbre received, GM Level 1 standard
User MemoryInternal User Memory (Tone, Rhythm, Song, etc.): 256 MB
ConnectivityPedal 1: Mono standard jack
Pedal 2 / Expression: Stereo standard jack
Phones: Stereo standard jack, Front
Line Out: L/MONO, R for each; Standard jack
Line In: L/Mono, R for each; Standard jack
Mic In: (Mono standard jack), Mic volume
Audio In: (Stereo mini jack), Audio In volume
USB to Host: Yes
USB to Device: Yes (side)
MIDI: In, Out/Thru
DC In: 24 V
Supported Operating SystemsWindows
Windows Vista (32-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
OS X (10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10)
USB MemorySupported USB Memory: Up to 32 GB
Functions: SMF Playback (up to 320 KB per file), File Storage, File Recall, File Delete, Format, Audio Data Playback / Storage
Save / Load: User Tone, User Rhythm, User MIDI Data, User Music Preset, User Registration Memory, User Pad Bank, User Sample, User Phrase, User Chord Sequence, User Arpeggio
Supported USB Drive File FormatsUSB Flash Memory Storable Data: Song data recorded on the digital keyboard, user rhythms, user music presets, registration setups, recorded audio data
USB Flash Memory Download Data: SMF Format 0 or Format 1 (.mid), 44.1 kHz WAV format
Supported USB Memory: This instrument is compatible with FAT32-formatted USB memory. USB memory formatted for devices using formatting other than FAT32 is available for use after the USB memory has been formatted (except with quick format) by specifying the file system as FAT32 with the Windows formatting function
Sound System2-Way, 4-Speaker System: 2x 4.7" / 12.0 cm and 2x 2.0" / 5.0 cm
Bass-Reflex System: Yes
Speaker: On /Off
Amplifiers: 20 W + 20 W
Power SupplyAC Adapter: 24 VDC (AD-A24250LW)
Dimensions (W x D x H)37.4 x 15.7 x 5.9" / 95.0 x 40.0 x 15.1 cm
Weight16.8 lb / 7.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight25.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)39.5 x 18.0 x 8.0"
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