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AP-450BK

At A Glance

Experience the elegant design and rich resonance of the AP-450 Casio CELVIANO piano.

The Celviano line of pianos has been refined for those who demand an authentic grand piano experience. The new AP-450’s traditional design houses new stereo grand piano sounds and enhanced “Ebony and Ivory textured keys.”  Utilizing a new tri-sensor springless 88 note scaled hammer action, every nuance and detail of your performance is captured. A new 4 layer stereo grand piano sound delivers a natural, expressive and dynamic piano experience.

The AP-450 features a total of 16 built-in tones, with the ability to layer two sounds or split the keyboard to allow a bass sound in the left hand. Its built-in SD card slot allows you to load and save song files and the dual 20W speaker system delivers a sound that will resonate through your home.  With 128 notes of polyphony, USB MIDI, Duet Mode, 1/4” audio outputs and more, Celviano’s advanced technology and sound will make the AP-450 the perfect addition to any home.

  • Ebony and Ivory textured keys
  • AiR Sound Source
  • 256 Note Polyphony
  • Hammer Response, Damper and String Resonance, Piano Lid Simulators


Special Features

Celviano

The Celviano line of pianos has been refined for those who demand an authentic grand piano experience. The new AP-450'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-450 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-450 simulates the sound of open strings when the dampers are raised by the pedal using Acoustic Resonance DSP.

Ebony and Ivory textured keys

The new AP-450 features a new Tri-Sensor 88-note scaled hammer action keyboard. Casio's superior engineering has resulted in an authentic piano touch that captures every detail and nuance of your performance. This scaled hammer action provides the weight, feel, and resistance of a grand piano without the need for tuning or regular maintenance of an acoustic instrument.

Education Features

The AP-450 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 powerful 20W per side 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-450 features 256 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-450 can load additional songs through the SD card slot and can connect effortlessly to your computer via USB without the need to install drivers.

Powered by AiR

Casio’s new AiR technology, redefines the Celviano digital piano experience with richer and more genuine sounds. The AiR sound source enables the new Celviano models to deliver first-class realism and detail by providing damper resonance, which enhances the sounds of the dampers lifting off the strings when pushing on the sustain petal. Casio’s AiR technology also compensates for the speed at which hammers strike strings at different velocities and key ranges, imperative for those who crave the authentic sounds and feel of a traditional grand piano.

USB MIDI

Casio continues the tradition of providing “class compliant” USB connectivity on Celviano digital pianos. This allows Celviano to be used with Mac or Windows computers without the need to download drivers. Class Compliant USB MIDI also allows Celviano digital pianos to be used as a controller for the Apple iPad by using Apple’s Camera Connection Kit.

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