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At A Glance

The CTK-496 includes 61 Full-Size keys, 100 Tones, 100 Rhythms, 100 Tunes, LCD Display, Dual Speakers, Transpose and Tuning Function, Microphone Input and Volume for Sing Along.

Technical Specs

CTK-496 Technical Specifications
Keyboard 61 Standard-size keys, 5 Octaves
Tones 100
Polyphony 12 Notes Maximum (6 for Certain Tones)
Auto Accompaniment Rhythm Patterns 100
Tempo Variable (236 Steps, ♩ = 20 to 255)
Chords 2 Fingering Methods (Casio Chord, Fingered)
Rhythm Controller Start/Stop, Synchro/Fill-in
Accompaniment Volume 0 to 9 (10 Steps)
Song Bank Tunes 100
Controllers Play/Pause, Stop, Rew, FF, Left On/Off (ACCOMP), Right On/Off (MELODY)
Display Name Display Tone, Rhythm, Song Bank Name/Number, Keyboard Settings Name/Value
Tempo Tempo Value, Metronome, Synchro Standby, Beat Indicator, Volume Setting
Chord Chord Name, Chord Form
Fingerings Fingering Indicators, Parts
Song Bank Status Play, Pause, Rew, FF
Staff 5 Octaves with Sharp and Flat Indications, Pedal Symbol, Octave Symbol
Keyboard 5 Octaves
MIDI 5 Multi-timbre Receive
Other Functions Transpose 12 Steps (-6 Semitones to +5 Semitones)
Tuning Variable (A4= Approximately 440.0Hz 50 cents)
Volume 0 to 9 (10 Steps)
Terminals MIDI Terminals In, Out
Sustain Terminal Standard Jack
Phones/Output Terminal Standard Standard Jack (Output is Monaural)
Output Impedance: 78Ω
Output Voltage: 4V (RMS) MAX
Power Supply Terminal 9V DC
Microphone In

Standard Jack (with Microphne Volume Knob)
Input Impedance: 40kΩ
Input Sensitivity: 10mV

Power Supply Dual Power Supply System
Batteries 6 AA-size Batteries
Battery Life Approximately 4 hours Continuous Operation on Alkaline Batteries
Approximately 2 hours Continuous Operation on Manganese Batteries
AC Adaptor AD-5 (Optional)
Auto Power Off Turns Power Off Approximately 6 minutes after Last Key Operation. Enabled under Battery Power Only, can be Disabled Manually.
Speaker Output 2.0W + 2.0W
Power Consumption 9V - 7.7W
Dimensions 37 11/16 x 13 15/16 x 5 3/16 inches (95.6 x 35.4 x 13.2 cm)
Weight Approximately 8.4 lbs (3.8kg) without batteries

For unlimited possiblities Casio has created a brand new keyboard program where wave files can be downloaded directly onto a keyboard via a PC. The full program is available at music.casio.com as a free download. Using this software, new tones, tones with wave data, drum sets with wave data, rhythms, standard MIDI files, songs registrations and DSP settings can be loaded onto a PC, edited and eventually loaded directly into the keyboard. All you need to get started is to visit music.casio.com, download the Data Management Software and you can begin transferring to the keyboard, onto a SmartMedia Card or Floppy Disk via a PC. Let your creativity run wild, visit music.casio.com.

*Technical Specifications Subject to Change