Casio Celviano AP-260 Black (Casio AP260BK), console digital piano, digital upright, digital home piano, keyboard console

Casio Celviano AP-260 Black

Model: AP260BK

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Price: $1,049.99

The AP-260 marks the entry point into multidimensional AiR-sound synthesis and at the same time into the authentic expressiveness and the natural sound quality of the Celviano digital piano. With 18 new tones and the new "Concert Play“ function, music making becomes a real experience on this first-class cabinet pianoforte. The elegant design is emphasized by the "Ivory Touch“ keyboard with its ebony and ivory finish. A must-have for the ambitious beginner.

Includes matching bench (Model CB7BK)

Here's a short list of its most important features:

  • 18 high-quality tones including stereo-sampled grand piano tones
  • Digital effects: reverb (4 types), chorus (4 types), brilliance, DSP (preset for some tones)
  • Lesson feature using 60 Music Library songs plus 10 user loaded songs
  • Duet Mode enabling two people to play in the same range
  • Recorder: 2 tracks x 1 song (approx. 5,000 notes)
  • Two GRAND PIANO buttons and an ELEC PIANO button for instant access
  • Slide-type keyboard cover
  • Auto Power Off

Casio MSRP for Celviano AP-260 is $1499.99.  Our Price is $1049.99.

*In-store customers may inquire if this product is eligible for an instant rebate.

CELVIANO
The Celviano line of pianos has been refined for those who demand an authentic grand piano experience. The new AP-260's traditional design houses new stereo grand piano sounds and redesigned keyboard action. Utilizing a new tri-sensor spring-less 88 note scaled hammer action, every nuance and detail of your performance is captured. A new 4 layer stereo grand piano sound is delivers a natural, expressive and dynamic piano experience.

PIANO SOUND
The grand piano sounds in the AP-260 deliver an unprecedented level of realism and expression. Four dynamic levels of stereo piano samples are integrated with Casio's proprietary Linear Morphing System, for a grand piano sound with seamless transitions and a superior dynamic range. For added realism, the AP-260 simulates the sound of open strings when the dampers are raised by the pedal using Acoustic Resonance DSP.

EDUCATION FEATURES
The AP-260 features a total of 18 built-in tones, with the ability to layer two sounds or split the keyboard to allow a bass sound in the left hand. It has a built-in library of 60 songs that can be practiced at any tempo utilizing the dual headphone outputs or the internal speaker system. Celviano's Duet Mode allows student and teacher to practice at the keyboard simultaneously.

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
To complete the piano experience, the AP-260 features128 notes of polyphony, enough horsepower to the most demanding musical passages and the ability to layer sounds and use the damper pedal without worry of dropped notes. In addition the AP-260 can connect effortlessly to your computer via USB without the need to install drivers.

CONCERT PLAY
High-quality audio data recordings of 10 live orchestra performances are installed. Pianists can play along with recordings and enjoy the feeling of participating in a magnificent performance. Musical scores of the concerts are bundled.

USB MIDI
Casio continues the tradition or providing "class compliant" USB connectivity on Celviano digital pianos. This allows Celviano to be used with Mac or Windows computers without the need for downloading drivers. Class Compliant USB MIDI also allows Celviano digital pianos can also be used as a controller the Apple iPad simply with the use of Apple's Camera Connection Kit.

Keyboard
Type
    88 keys
    Weighted scaled hammer action
    Tri-Sensor keys
Touch Response
    3 Sensitivity levels / Off
Sound Source
    AiR (Acoustic & intelligent Resonator)
    "Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR Sound Source"
Acoustic Resonance
    Yes
Polyphony (max)
    128
Tones
    18 new, enhanced tones
Reverb
    4 types
Chorus
    4 types
Brilliance
    -3 ~ 0 ~ +3
Layer/Split
     Yes
Lesson Function
    Part on/off (lesson part right hand/left hand)
Duet Mode
    Yes
Preset Songs
    10 (Concert play)
    60 (Music Library)
Metronome
    Beats: 0 to 9 (Tempo range: quarter note: 20 to 255)
Transpose
    2 Octaves(-12 semitones ~ 0 ~ +12 semitones)
Tuning Control
    A4 = 415.5Hz ~ 440.0Hz ~ 465.9Hz
USB Storage (to PC)
    Yes
Speakers
    4.7” x 2”
Amplifier
    8W + 8W
Recorder
    2 Tracks x 1 song
    Approx. 5,000 notes maxium
    Real time recordings/playback
Other Functions
    Grand piano button x 2 (Concert, Modern)
    Elec piano button
    Duet function
    Temperaments (preset scale): Equal + 16 other types
    Auto power off: off after approx. 4 idel hours (Default setting)
    Octave shift +/- 2 octaves
    Panel lock
    Slide-type keyboard cover

Terminals
USB
    Yes (Type B)
Pedals
    Built-in 3 pedals
    Half-Damper pedal Operation
Terminals
    Headphones (Standard stero jack) x 2
    External power (12V DC)

Accessories
AC Adaptor
    Yes (AD-A12150LW)
Pedals (Half-Damper pedal Operation)
    Yes
Bench
    Yes
Music Stand
    Yes
Score Book
    Yes

Dimensions and Weight
Unit size w/stand
    54.2" x 17.0" x 33.1" (w/o score stand)
Unit weight w/stand
    87.1 lbs.
Boxed size
    58.7” (W) x 22.6” D) x 19.5” (H)
Boxed weight
    125.7 lbs.
Body Color/ Finish
    Black wood tone