The Casio CTK-2000 Portable Keyboard features 61 Standard size piano style keys, 400 high quality tones with AHL Sound Source, 48-note Polyphony, Effects: 10 reverb effects, 150 rhythms, Step Up Lessons, Sampling function, Audio-in function. The CTK-2000 can runs on 6 AA-size Batteries and could last approximately 4 hours on Alkaline Batteries. The keyboard weight approximately 3.8 kg.
The CTK-2000 keyboard sound is awesome and has two built-in Speakers. The piano style keys has a very nice feel. With the Step Lessons, learning is simplified into stages which makes it fun to learn songs and is suitable for beginners and more advance players. The AHL Sound Source enable the instrument to create real grand piano and acoustic musical instruments sound.
Additionally, new entertainment functions like, Sampling function and Audio-in function enable players to play their favourite songs and sounds. The CTK-2000 has synthesizer sounds like voice 306, reverb can be adjust up to ten and you can notice it even from a distance. The Casio CTK-2000 is a good choice if you are looking for a budget Portable keyboard with more than reasonable features.
The Roland RD-700GX Stage Piano features stunning 88-key PHA II Ivory Feel Keyboard with Escapement. The RD-700GX’s stunning 88 key stereo multi-sampled piano sounds and classic electric pianos (EPs) on-board, plus audio-play and master controls features are hotter now than ever.
The RD-700GX Ivory Feel keys is great because you do not get the feel of slippery keys, even when your fingers are wet. The RD-700GX also enable you to customize EQ and store set-ups in USB memory. These features are most welcome by gigging keyboardists who only need to connect from the USB key for instant recall and start playing, which you cannot do with most keyboards the same way.
Additionally, the RD-700GX sounds can be further customized with the eight channels of powerful on-board multi-effects. You can also expand and personalized the internal sound-set by adding up to two optional Roland SRX expansion boards. The Roland RD700GX makes great master controller, thanks to multi-zone functionality and three MIDI outputs. The RD-700GX Stage Piano Portable keyboard weight merely 25 kg.
The M-Audio Prokeys Sono 88 Portable Digital Piano is a 88-key semi-weighted velocity sensitive keyboard. The Prokeys Sono 88 includes audio interface to complement songwriters and performers and to bridge the gap between writing, recording and performing. The ProKeys Sono 88 and 61 are the first-ever portable digital pianos with built-in USB audio interfaces.
The M-Audio ProKeys Sono 88 features a built-in stereo-sampled Steinway grand piano sound, in addition to six other sounds ; electric piano, bright piano, organ, clav, choir and strings. Additionally, there are 128 GM instrument sounds including percussions and drums on-board. With the instruments galore, the Prokeys Sono 88 is a multi-purpose instrument ; jamming for fun, recording or performing, all with ease.
CME launched the first fully functional UF series Master Keyboards and the instrument became an instant hit among the MIDI keyboard. Recently, CME unveiled the latest UF series, among them the CME UF50 featuring a redesigned front panel for easy control with new shortcut buttons and included U-CTRL functions. The new MIDI features include built-in USB plug and play MIDI interface, duplex wireless MIDI interface with error detection and 262 foot range.
The New UF series comes in four models; UF50/60/70/80 and ranging from 49-, 61-, or 76-key Semi-weighted action keyboard with after-touch to 88-key Hammer-action weighted keyboard with after-touch. Other features incorporates in the UF 50 and it’s three other models includes eight assignable control knobs, six sequencer remote buttons, 20 built-in memory locations and nine assignable control faders, all of which were also featured in its predecessor. Additionally, the full update of the latest version 2.0 firmware for the New UF series MIDI keyboards is available free of charge and users can download from CME website by selecting the relevant model to upgrade.
During the 2009 NAMM Show, the CME UF 50 was selected as one of the best selling 49 notes keyboard.
The long awaited high-end arranger keyboard has finally materialize and it is worth the wait. The new Ketron AUDYA is the next generation contemporary keyboard. The latest in audio technology in this most amazing Arranger Workstation. The ‘AUDYA’ features revolutionary live backings, high quality sound engine, robust Audio Multi-player, multiple connections compatible to new multimedia, audios, computers and many more to suit musicians requirement and demand.
Additionally, the AUDYA features a new semi weighted 76 key keyboard with Aftertouch and Portamento, and weight approximately 38 lbs. The AUDYA has already pushed the technological boundaries by being the first keyboard to provide “real” backings. The technology offers the nearest equivalent of a real drummer following your tempo changes and improvisations, so you can play in any style with the sound of “live musicians” and not preset sequence.
The sounds have also been upgraded and the internal sound library has over 360MB world famous Ketron sounds and high quality sound engine, redesigned sampler (44khz/16 bit), Digital Drawbar section ( with drawbar sliders included), MP3 encoder, vocoder Voicetron section, 10 band equaliser, 40GB hard drive and USB connectivity.