Casio XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer

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XWP1
$499.00
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Casio 61-Key Performance Synthesizer Keyboard

XW-P1 is a 61-key performance synthesizer with Casio's exclusive Hybrid Processing Sound Source (HPSS). Providing screaming virtual analog monophonic leads and basses, drawbar organs, complex layers, stereo pianos, drums and more, XW-P1 has the sounds and real-time control the performing musician needs.

Step sequencer
Providing everything from pulsing dance grooves to animated synth textures and arpeggios, the step sequencer in XW-P1 is the first of its kind. With nine tracks for drums, basses, synths and chordal parts and four controller tracks for adding panning, filter changes and other animation to existing parts, a total of eight patterns make up each sequence the user can use to build and mix their performance on the fly. Sequences can even transpose live from the keyboard, providing a completely interactive experience.

Drawbar organ
In addition to the solo synth and Hexlayers, XW-P1 is armed with an arsenal of gig-ready sounds like stereo pianos, vintage electric pianos, strings, brass, guitars, basses, drums and more. It also has a new drawbar organ mode. Utilizing the nine sliders on XW-P1 you have full-range control over each drawbar. XW-P1 even has dedicated controls for key percussion and rotary speaker while also providing vibrato, distortion and more for the ultimate drawbar organ experience.

Solo synth
Utilizing Casio's exclusive Hybrid Processing Sound Source (HPSS), a six-oscillator monophonic solo synth is just one of the amazing sound engines in XW-P1. The solo synth has the power to deliver classic analog sounds and sounds with an aggressive edge unlike anything else. Two virtual analog-style oscillators, two PCM based oscillators, a noise oscillator and an external oscillator via mic and line inputs can be combined to make up a single solo synth tone. Each oscillator has an independent filter, envelopes, independent key tracking, portamento, two LFOs and access to the master resonant filter. With impressive modulation and control capabilities at your fingertips, the solo synth is capable of a wide range of sounds and expression.

HexLayer
In addition to the solo synth, XW-P1 also features HexLayer tones. A HexLayer is a single sound comprised of up to six components, allowing complex layers, splits and velocity-switched sounds. The sliders on XW-P1 can be used to mix sounds on the fly to create evolving pads and rich synth textures, while key velocity can be used to create dynamic velocity-switched orchestral sounds and more.

Arpeggiator and phrase sequencer
XW-P1 has powerful internal arpeggiators. In addition to typical arpeggio patterns, this arpeggiator can create polyphonic synth gated patterns, acoustic instrument emulations and is even fully programmable, allowing you to create your own unique sounds. An additional phrase sequencer allows you to quickly capture any riff that you play on the keyboard and have it available on a front panel switch or triggered and transposed live from a range of notes on the keyboard. The combination of the step sequencer, arpeggiator and phrase sequencer provides an endless array of sound possibilities.

Control
XW-P1 has four real-time controller knobs, pitch bend and modulation wheels, along with nine sliders to provide control over internal sounds and external devices. Through standard MIDI ports and with a class-compliant USB port the keyboard can be used as a controller for other instruments, including computer software and iPad-based software applications. It also includes an audio input, allowing you to monitor an MP3 player, computer or other device without the need for a mixer.

Batteries
While XW-P1 comes with a power supply, it can also run on batteries, providing a truly mobile music-making experience. You can now create music virtually anywhere.

More Information
MPN XWP1
Manufacturer Casio
Condition New
Included from Manufacturer Power Supply
Analog/Digital Digital
Number of Keys 61
Weighted Keys No
Key Action Synth with Velocity
Aftertouch No
Speakers No
Programs/Presets Total Number of Tones (Preset/User) - 620/310
  • PCM - 400/100
  • Drum Kits - 20/10
  • Hex Layer - 50/50
  • Drawbar Organ - 50/50
  • Solo Synthesizer - 100/100
  • Voices of Polyphony 64 (Solo Synth - 1)
    Oscillators per Voice Varies by Sound Engine
    Multitimbral 4 parts
    Effects System Reverb, System Chorus, Master Effect, PCM Tone Effects, Solo Synth DSP
    Sequencer Step Sequencer Tracks - Mono x 8, Poly x 1, Control x 4
    Internal Storage Capacity SDHC Card (2GB-32GB)
    Audio File Playback Yes
    Arpeggiator Yes
    MIDI In, Out/Thru, USB
    USB Port (to Host) MIDI, System Updates, File Transfer
    Audio Inputs
  • 1/8" Stereo
  • 1/4" Mic In
  • 1/4" Instrument In
  • Audio Outputs
  • 1/4" Stereo Headphone
  • (2) 1/4" Line - L/Mono, R
  • Control Connections Sustain/Assignable Jack
    Onboard Controllers
  • Pitch bend wheel
  • Modulation wheel
  • 4 real-time controller knobs
  • 9 sliders
  • Product Weight 11 lbs
    Unique Features Can operate on 6 D batteries

    Casio Limited Warranty

    This product, except for the case and battery, is warranted by Casio and its distributors to the original purchaser to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use for a period of one year from the date of purchase. This warranty is valid only for service in the country of purchase.

    For a limited time, if you register your product online at Casio's website, you may quality for a warranty extension of four (4) years on select Celviano digital piano models or two (2) years on select Privia digital piano models. Please visit Casio's website and register your product for details.

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