Casio AP270 BK Celviano Digital Piano Package
What We Think
Well, where do I start with this new addition to Casio’s Celvieno range of digital pianos , its fantastic. I certainly wouldn’t say it was a entry level digital piano. The quality of the action on this piano is a joy to play, with great control of dynamics and expression. The new “2” piano sounds are equally impressive, the “european” sound having great depth of tone for playing many of the great classical repertoire. It is a warm strong tone, really impressive. The second sound is a brighter more vibrant tone, lending it self to jazz and more modern pieces.
The Ap-270 also has Casio’s Concert play feature on, giving you many of the great classicals played by a symphony orchestra, which you can play along to with the music scores you get with the piano. The piano has a total of 22 tones, with built in reverb settings. You can also combine any two sounds and split the keyboard if you wish.
With a sliding key cover and the standard 3 pedals, headphone sockets for silent private practice, the Ap-270 is packed with some great features, and with great overall quality this is certainly better than some entry level models on the market and certainly with a serious look.
The AP-270's award-winning AiR Sound Source includes two beautiful new stereo grand piano tones which comes alive with realistic damper resonance, simulating the entire body of the instrument, not just the strings. The AP-270 also features a stunning New York grand piano Tone, with a wide dynamic range suitable for many genres. In addition to pianos, the AP-270 features a variety of 19 instrument Tones, with the ability to layer and split them as needed. With a generous 192 notes of polyphony, even the most complex performances will sound perfectly natural.
The acclaimed Tri-Sensor II Scaled Hammer Action piano keys give you an incredibly realistic and natural feel. The simulated ebony and ivory textures complete the experience, combined with an innovative hammer action that is accurately scaled across the entire key range. Adjustable touch sensitivity allows customization to suit any playing style, and adjustable hammer response accurately reproduces the delay between when the key is struck and a note is produced.
The AP-270 includes a powerful stereo amplification system. The speakers are conveniently located for an optimal listening experience, and are crystal-clear across the entire audio spectrum. The AP-270's sleek design conceals the speakers from obvious view, preserving the natural aesthetic of a wooden instrument.
The AP-270 is not only ideal for practice and performance, but also for lesson environments. You can connect two sets of headphones using the ¼” jacks on the front panel, allowing quiet practice. Duet Mode splits the piano into two equal pitch ranges, allowing a student and teacher to sit at the same instrument.
The built-in Music Library contains 60 songs, with room for ten additional songs of your choice. You can also record your performances using the AP-270’s two-track MIDI recorder.
Thoughtfully designed to compliment any décor, the AP-270 is available in either a black, or walnut and includes a matching bench. Its compact, elegant cabinet with sliding key cover adds to the beauty of any room.
The AP-270 connects via class-compliant USB to any PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device, with no drivers or installations needed.
88 keys, Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard Ⅱ,3 sensitivity levels,
Sound Source : Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR
Polyphony (maximum) : 192
Number of Built-in Tones : 22
Hammer Response, Damper Resonance, Damper Noise - (ON / OFF)
Hall Simulator / Reverb - 4 (Reverb), Chorus - 4, Brilliance - (-3 ~ 0 ~ 3), DSP - (Preset for some tones)
Concert Play - 10 songs, Controller - Start / Stop, Mode - Listen / Lesson / Play, Music Library - 60 Songs, Song Expansion (User Songs) - 10 songs (max.) Up to approximately 90 KB / song
Connection to app, Lesson Function - Part ON / OFF, Lesson Part Select - Right hand, Left hand, MIDI Recorder - 2 tracks, 1 song, Approximate Data Capacity - Approximately 5,000 notes total, Duet Mode, Octave Shift - ±2 octaves, Metronome - 0 to 9 beats; tempo range : 20 to 255, Pedals - 3 built-in pedals (damper, soft, sostenuto)
2 octaves (-12 semitones ~ 0 ~ +12 semitones)
A4 = 415.5 Hz ~ 440.0 Hz ~ 465.9 Hz
|Number of Preset Temperaments|
・GRAND PIANO 1 button ・GRAND PIANO 2 button ・Single plate keyboard cover ・Auto Power Off: Off after approx. 4 idle hours (default setting)
|Connectivity and Storage|
PHONES/OUTPUT, Connector for 3-Pedal Unit, USB TO HOST
12cm x 2 + 4cm x 2
8 W + 8 W
AC Adaptor, Music Stand