AP-460BK / BN / WE

The grand piano sounds in the AP-460 deliver an unprecedented level of realism and expression. The new AP-460’s traditional design houses new stereo grand piano sounds and “Ebony and Ivory textured keys.”

Features


Superior piano quality housed in a gracefully elegant cabinet

New AiR Sound Source airLogo

Casio’s new AiR (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator) sound source provides unmatched realism and detail. This sound engine provides seamless dynamics for a remarkably expressive and powerful performance. The capacity of the installed memory has been largely expanded to allow longer samples and enhanced waveform data quality, while the Lossless Audio Compression technology allows reproduction of the original piano sample without deterioration of the original sound quality. Fine nuances such as the length of note reverberation and tonal colour are controlled by the player’s touch – just as on an acoustic piano.


String Resonance

The sound produced by an acoustic piano is not only the sound associated with the individual keys that are struck. Other strings with frequencies closely associated with those producing the sounds will resonate as well, adding to the overall sound and giving the music a uniquely rich resonance. The new AiR sound source reproduces this resonance naturally through the use of a stereo resonance simulator for all 88 keys. The resonance created from using the damper pedal is also reproduced naturally across all 88 keys. A continuously variable damper system reproduces even the subtle changes in reverberation that occur in response to delicate pressure changes applied to the damper pedal. The resonance system allows players to perform with an unprecedented amount of expressive detail.


Hall Simulator info img hall

The Hall Simulator function simulates the differing acoustic characteristics of world-famous concert halls. An advanced equalizing system assures you experience the full potential of the sound experience of playing on stage in some of the most prestigious venues from around the world.
 

 

 


Lid Simulator lid simulator

The sound volume and quality changes when the lid on a grand piano is raised or lowered. The Lid Simulator reproduces the acoustic effects of opening and closing the lid with fine detail. You can design the exact piano tone you desire by selecting the degree to which the lid is raised or lowered.

 

 


Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II 

The new Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II responds to subtle variations in the time between detection of a keystroke and sound production, depending on the speed of the keystroke. The system uses three sensors that detect the keystroke sequentially, which also enables a sound to be produced repeatedly, even when the key has not fully returned to its resting position. The action relies solely on the weight of the hammer, which become progressively heavier towards the lower end and progressively lighter towards the higher end of the keyboard, simulating the characteristic of the action on a grand piano.

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Concert Playinfo img concert

Experience the joy of performing with a full orchestra. High-quality audio recordings of 10 live orchestra performances are built-in to the AP460, so you can play along with the recordings and enjoy the feeling of participating in a magnificent performance. Musical scores of the concerts are included.

 

 



Simulated Ebony and Ivory Feel Keys

The simulated ebony and ivory keys offer the luxurious feel and texture of a grand piano keyboard. The texture allows maximum grip and avoids slipping of the fingers due to moisture.


Key Off Simulator 

The new keyboard system incorporates a Key Off Simulator that reproduces the differing lengths of reverberations caused depending on the speed the key is released.

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Elegant Cabinet Design 

The AP-460 is housed in a traditional piano style cabinet, even incorporating a lid that can be opened or closed. Just like an acoustic piano, changes in acoustics and sound dispersion can be achieved by opening or closing the top-board lid, with a red-cloth surface which becomes visible when the lid is open, adding to the beauty of this piano.

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Audio Recording / Playback

Performances can be recorded in high quality .wav format directly on to a USB flash drive. The audio function can also playback .wav files directly from a USB flash drive, allowing the use of backing tracks to accompany your playing.


Other Features


5 Year WarrantyNew 5 Year Warranty Badge

All Casio keyboards, digital pianos and synthesizers purchased from an authorised Australian retailer are backed by a 5 year warranty.*

*warranty conditions apply. 

 

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Specifications


KEYBOARD
 
Number of Keys
88
Key Action
Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II
Key Surface Finish
Simulated ebony and ivory keys
Touch Sensitivity
3 sensitivity levels, off
TONES
 
Sound Source
Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR
Polyphony (maximum)
256
Number of Built-in Tones
18
Stereo-Sampled Piano Tones
Yes
Layer
Yes (excluding bass tones)
Split
Yes (low-range bass tones only)
SIMULATOR
 
Hammer Response
Yes (4 levels)
String Resonance
Yes (4 levels)
Damper Resonance
Yes (4 levels)
Lid Simulator
Yes (4 levels)
Key Off Simulator
Yes
DIGITAL EFFECTS
 
Reverb
4 (Hall Simulator)
Chorus
4
Brilliance
Yes (-3 ~ 0 ~ +3)
DSP
Yes (preset for some tones)
SONGS
 
Concert Play
10 songs
Number of Built-in Songs
60
User Songs
10
RECORDING FUNCTIONS
 
Recorder
2 Tracks, 1 Song
Approx Data Capacity
Approx 5,000 notes total
Audio Recording / Playback
max 99 songs, 25 min/song (44.1kHz WAV Format)
ADDITIONAL FEATURES
 
Top Board Open / Close
Yes
Lesson Function
Part ON / OFF
Duet Mode
Yes
Octave Shift
± 2 Octaves
Metronome
0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 beats; tempo range 20 to 255
Pedals
Built-in 3 pedals (damper, soft, sostenuto)
Half-Damper Pedal Operation
Yes (seamless recognition)
Key Transpose
2 Octaves (-12 semitones ~ 0 ~ +12 semitones)
Tuning Control
A4 = 415.5Hz ~ 440.0Hz ~ 465.9Hz
Scale Tuning
17 Temperaments
Panel Lock
Yes
Auto Power Off
Yes (default approx 4 hours)
CONNECTIVITY AND STORAGE
 
Headphones
2 (Stereo standard jack)
Line Out
2 (L / MONO, R) Standard Jack
USB Port
Yes
USB Flash Drive Port
Yes
SPEAKERS AND AMPLIFIERS
 
Speakers
12 cm x 2
2-way, 4-speakers
Yes (5 cm x 2)
Amplifier
20W + 20W
SIZE
 
Dimensions (W x D x H)
1377 x 427 x 840 mm (top lid closed, w/o music stand)
Weight
40.5kg
ACCESSORIES
 
Included Accessories
Height adjustable piano bench, AC adaptor, score books (Concert Play / Music Library), headphone hook
EAN Code
BK: 4971850362104; BN: 4971850362111; WE: 4971850362128

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