Casio CTK-2400 Keyboard Review

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Casio CTK-2400 is one of the most affordable keyboard from the CTK line of Casio portable keyboards. Note that this is a keyboard, not a digital piano, as this has 61 keys, not 88 keys that a conventional acoustic piano and digital piano have.

For differences between a digital piano and a keyboard, you can look at here

Features of Casio CTK-2400

  • 400 built-in tones
  • Built-in microphone
  • 48-note polyphony
  • 61 keys
  • MIDI capability
  • USB to Host
  • 110 built-in songs
  • 150 preset rhythms
  • Step Up Lesson program built-in

This package is ready for you to jam right out of the box with a headphone,  an x-style stand and power supply.

48 polyphony is not high for a digital piano, however for a keyboard at this price range, this is high enough for you to play most pieces without dropping notes.

110 songs that are built in are enough for you to enjoy playing along or learning, using its Step Up Lesson system. With 150 built-in rhythms, you will have endless time playing and enjoying music.

The lesson shows which keys to press and fingering, too. Voice instructions on fingering is available as well. 

Auto accompaniment is an interesting feature where you play a chord on your left hand and the keyboard automatically adds bass and harmony accompaniment parts. It is fun to play as it is like having your own band.

The manual has fingering and some chords listed, which can be handy. It is very helpful to learn chords if you want to play different pieces freely. Piano for All is a very good course that explains chords in a logical way if you are looking for something cost-effective to learn chords.

Pros

Cons

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    Affordable
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    Light weight at about 7.5 lbs.
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    A lot of built-in songs
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    Audio output for external speakers
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    Sturdy stand
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    61 keys
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    Not weighted keys
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    No touch response

Summary

Casio CTK-2400 Keyboard  is a very affordable keyboard with quality and versatility for beginners. With so many voices, rhythms, songs, and a self-learning program built-in, you can enjoy playing and learning. 

If you are looking for something similar to a real acoustic piano, look for a digital piano that has 88 weighted keys.

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