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  1. Potential Purchaser-Registration Question

    A simple on/off switch pedal connected to the "DAMPER" pedal jack can be assigned the function of damper (sustain), soft, or sostenuto. A continuously variable pedal connected to the "ASSIGNABLE" pedal jack can be assigned the function of an expression pedal, while a simple on/off switch pedal connected to the "ASSIGNABLE" pedal jack can be assigned the function of damper (sustain) for: upper main voice; upper layer voice; lower (split) main voice; lower (split) layer voice. There is no provision for assigning the function of any switch connected to any of those jacks as a registration changer.
  2. Grand Piano Button

    If it were possible to re-assign the Grand Piano button, there would be instructions for doing so in the manual. There are no such instructions in the manual.
  3. Maximillion Stage Setting

    It is Factory Stage Setting #1-7. If you have deleted or overwritten it, you can download a complete new set from here: http://www.casiomusicforums.com/index.php?/files/file/1-px-5s-v110-stage-settings/
  4. Casio CTK-800 and Windows 10

    Alex If a keyboard (regardless of manufacturer) is "Class Compliant", that means it will work with the default driver that has been built-in to Windows since XP Service Pack-2 and the last several versions of MAC-OS, and does not require the installation of an after-market or third party driver. The CTK-800 is NOT Class Compliant, and will require installation of a Casio proprietary after-market driver. This can be downloaded from: http://support.casio.com/en/support/download.php?cid=008&pid=72 Scroll down and click on "I agree", click on "Save File" and "OK" in the pop-up window, and give Windows a path to where you want it downloaded. Unzip the downloaded file and run the resulting executable file (dpinst.exe) to install the driver. The compliant list specifically shows the CTK-800 in the webpage header, but only shows Windows 7 and 8: 32 and 64 bit, but that is primarily because Windows 10 had not been released yet, when this webpage was designed. Some users have reported that they have been able to get this driver to work with Windows 10, while others report that they have not. The difference seems to be dependent upon the particular Windows 10 / hardware combination and is most likely a hardware BIOS and/or chipset issue, but it is certainly worth a try. Casio will assure you that it will not work with Vista 64 bit, but I have been using it just fine to connect my WK-3800 to my 64 bit Vista system since it was released several years ago. If it will install on your system, but does not work, it is just a simple matter of uninstalling it, but most of the time, if there is a problem, it will not even install to begin with. Good luck - Hope it works for you !
  5. Fred What you are asking about is Rotary Speed. Rotary is a DSP function. Look at the 8 items under the heading of 12. Rotary in the middle of the right hand column on Page E-158 for the 8 parameters you can adjust on the Rotary function. Basically, you are able to control, not only how fast and how slow the Rotary is, but how fast it speeds up or slows down. Then see Pages E-31 through E-35 for selecting and adjusting the DSP settings. If you make any changes to the DSP settings that you will want to recall in the future, you will need to save your new settings to a User DSP, and then assign that new User DSP to the particular Drawbar Organ Tone that you want it to apply to, and then, in turn, save that Drawbar Organ Tone to a User Drawbar Organ Tone. Once you have saved your new DSP settings, you can assign that User DSP to any number of different Drawbar Organ Tones and save them as User Drawbar Organ Tones. In other words, you can use your new DSP settings as a Rotary setup "boiler plate" for other Organ Tones. Navigation of the DSP settings menus gets a bit involved, as there are a lot of settings that can be controlled. Just keep in mind that if you do not see what you are looking for on a particular menu page, use the right arrow button to go deeper into the menu pages or the left arrow button to go back toward the top of the menu. Most menu pages will have two or three items on them. Use the up and down arrows to move the selection cursor ( the heavy brackets: [[ XXX ]] ) to the desired menu item, and then use the + / - buttons or the Data Wheel to make your adjustments.
  6. Fred You use the Mixer to adjust the mix of the Upper and Lower Parts. See the chart at the bottom of the left hand column on Page E-36 of the manual for the Mixer Channel assignments of the various Parts: A01 for UPPER 1 (main Part); A02 for UPPER 2 (LAYER Part); A03 for LOWER (SPLIT Part), then read on down through the next several lines of the chart and note that these assignments are only valid during "Real Time" play and are transferred to Channels A05-A07, respectively, during a recording process. Then continue on through Pages E-37 through E-39 for selection of the Volume function for each of these Parts and making the adjustment(s). For more detail on this, see this thread: http://www.casiomusicforums.com/index.php?/topic/7970-wk7500-change-volume-on-layer-part/&do=findComment&comment=25996 Looks like you were already here a couple of years ago, so this should just be a nice refresher for you. Good luck !
  7. The instructions for formatting an SD Card in the WK-6600 begin in the lower half of the right hand column of Page E-102 of the manual, under the heading "Formatting a Memory Card", and carry over to the left hand column of Page E-103. Further questions or comments regarding the WK-6600 should be entered here, in the "WK-6500/6600 - CTK-6000/6200" sub-forum, where they will receive proper notice and responses.
  8. Transpose

    Yeah! We all seem to have that problem from time to time. I notice mine gets worse as I get older.
  9. CMF looks different today

    I kind of like it. Looks like I have little balloons all over my screen. Makes me smile every time I log in!
  10. Chordana Play software

    Geez ! You are most welcome ! Sorry we could not come up with a better answer for you, but you seem to have come up with your own solution, if you want to pursue it. Perhaps you are headed down the right path and that is to go do something that you do have control over - enjoying playing ! ! ! Best wishes with that.
  11. Chordana Play software

    That compatibility message you are getting is coming from the Android Operating System, and is only accurate insofar as the internal features of the device (your phone) on which it and the app in question (in this case ChordanaPlay) are running, but neither the Android OS nor typical app have the ability to look beyond the device's I/O ports to report on compatibility with connected devices (in this case, the LK-265). When you attempt to download/install an app, the GooglePlay site checks the OS on your device to see what hardware features it is configured for, and if there is a problem, the app refuses to download/install and generates an incompatibility message. For instance, if an app requires GPS capabilities, but your device (phone/tablet) does not have GPS capabilities, the app will refuse to download/install; the same if the app requires a 10 inch screen, but your device only has an 8 inch, and so on, but these are all internal features. If GooglePlay were to check compatibility between the device (phone/tablet) or app and any connected device (keyboard, etc), it would require you to have that device connected prior to starting the download. I am not aware of any current apps that do this. In this case, you have to rely upon the compatibility lists from the hardware manufacturers and app authors. This situation is exacerbated by the typical practice of each Android device manufacturer running their own particular "flavor" of a given Android OS version. Where PC/MAC devices use updatable "drivers" to interface the hardware to the OS, Android device manufacturers modify their device's OS, or pay to have it modifed, to run with their devices' particular chip sets. This is the current fact of life, of Android technology, that has kept it from achieving the widespread acceptance, in the music production field, as that enjoyed by Apple iOS technology, but such are the differences between a "well controlled", but oft maligned, architecture (Apple) and a "free-reign/every man for himself", popularly praised, environment (Android). I have spent the past several hours reading through user reviews of the LK-265/ChordanaPlay system. The pros/cons were pretty evenly split. Interestingly, all of the cons were for reasons other than the problem you are having - such things as: didn't like springy feel of keys, lack of backlighted LCD screen, no USB MIDI port - but the LK-260 does have, sound from the LK-265's speakers, during App Play mode, is only mono, because the right stereo channel is used for signaling/control, and so forth - basically, design features. From the pros side, it was immediately obvious that most of these users were new to music keyboard technology and did good to know how to plug the thing in and turn it on, but yet they had it up and running with ChordanaPlay. To me, that was an imperative to discount "user error" for someone of your experience. So, that leaves either defective equipment of a compatibility problem. Yes! It could be a bad audio cable, or bad audio connector on the keyboard, etc, but I checked the compatibility for ChordanaPlay on the GooglePlay site and came up with this: arrows F-01H arrows F-02H arrows F-03H arrows F-04H AQUOS SH-01H AQUOS SH-02H AQUOS SH-04H Galaxy SC-04F Galaxy SC-04G Galaxy SC-05G Honor 4X CHE1-L04 K3 note K50a40 Nexus5 Nexus5X Nexus6 Nexus6P Redmi2 Xperia SO-03F Xperia SO-03G Xperia SO-04G Xperia SO-05G Xperia SO-01H Xperia SO-03H Xperia SO-04H Xperia Z2 Tablet SGP512 The accompanying Casio disclaimer is: " It is recommended to check the operation on the above smartphones / tablets and use them. Please understand that we do not guarantee the operation on smartphones / tablets not listed." You will notice that the Samsung Luna is not on this list. There is every likelihood that the ChordanaPlay app is not fully compatible with the Luna's particular "flavor" of the "Marshmallow" OS, but just enough so as not to generate a compatibility error message, or there is an incompatibility between the Luna's audio I/O and the LK-265's I/O - most likely at the app or OS interface with the Luna's audio I/O port. I know this is not at all what you wanted to hear, but I currently have four Android devices (3 tablets, and a phone), the oldest, a 10 year old Samsung Galaxy 10 Tab 2; the newest - a phone approx. one year old, and I have continually fought these problems throughout it all. I have never had anywhere near these kinds of problems with my iPad-3, but another fact of life with any tablet/phone, other than the full Windows based devices, is that the more you try to interface it to the outside world, the more problems you are going to have. These things really were intended to run primarily stand-alone. I wish I had better words for you, but as BradMZ stated above, with the exception of Casio's Mike Martin, we are just a bunch of "civilian" volunteers, here to help out as best we can. When Casio Support refers users here, they have no way of knowing our current knowledge of, or experience with, any particular device - particularly newer technology. With the LK-265/Chordana system, you are probably the only user currently accessing this forum that has had any experience with it. BTW - This forum is privately owned and administered and has no financial or corporate connection with Casio-US or Casio-International - other than permission to use the name. Casio-US' Mike Martin checks in from time to time in the guise of a technical advisor or support consultant. While there may be other members, who are Casio employees, there participation here is strictly that - members. Their presence here has no official connection with Casio.
  12. Name Title

    blueprint Welcome to the Forum and to the world of Casio ! To save a User Tone or a User Phrase, you need to press the "Write" button to enter "Write" mode (obviously). When you first come into "Write" mode, the display cursor will be located in the upper right corner of the display screen ( as indicated by the heavy brackets: [[ xxx ]] ) and will be enclosing either the User Tone number or the User Phrase number, depending upon which you are saving. At this stage, you need to press the Down Arrow button to move the cursor down to the "Name" line, which activates the "Naming" mode. From that point, you can use the alpha-numeric characters above the Tone Number buttons to enter the Tone or Phrase name of your choice. Use the Left/Right Arrow buttons to move the cursor to the existing character you want to change, then use the Data Wheel or the + / - buttons to change that character to the character that you need at that location. The "naming" process is an integral part of the "Write" (save) procedure, so if you have items that you have already saved with the default system names, you just need to select them and then go through the "Write" process again, in order to rename them to something of your choice. If/when you do this, you will probably need to temporarily change some parameter (increment then immediately decrement it to its original value), in order to make the editor think you have changed something, so that it will allow you to save it again. Instructions for "Writing" (saving) either User Tones or User Phrases begin halfway down the left hand column of Page E-13 of the manual and countinue through the right hand column of that page. The instructions refer to naming/saving User Tones, but the same procedure applies to naming/saving User Phrases. The instructions for naming/saving User Phrases on Page E-48 refer you to this section for that process. The manual refers you to Page E-12, but for the specific "naming" procedure you need the instructions on Page E-13, mentioned above. Good luck and enjoy your XW-P1 !

    That is a possibility, but to my knowledge, there is currently no tone editor for the CTK/WK-6XXX/7XXX keyboards that will allow you to make those kind of edits to the drum kits.
  14. LK-230 Keyboard Power Issue

    When you remove the cover to make that measurement, make sure you pull any batteries first. As you check the adapter's voltage, verify its polarity as well. Accessories sometimes get mislabeled or put into the wrong boxes - which brings up a possbile problem. There could be a blown fuse (or diode being used as a fuse) that is part of the adapter jack circuit. It would have to be in the adapter's current path, but not in the battery's current path. If the adapter checks out OK, this or a bad circuit board foil in the adapter's current path is most likely the problem. As long as the board will run on batteries, I am not sure I would junk it. At least, with batteries, you can get some use out of it, plus there is always the possibility of wiring the adapter's output directly to the battery compartment leads. If you were to do this, you would never want to have batteries in the compartment with the adapter connected to a power source, or the batteries would most likely overheat and explode. The adapter jack has a built-in switch that prevents this, but a direct wired connection would not. The LK-230 was a nice board for its intended use, but it was a low priced board, so you would want to be very cautious of any repair costs, which could quickly be into the price range of a new board or a used board in good shape.
  15. LK-230 Keyboard Power Issue

    When you measured the voltage where the adapter jack solders to the circuit board, did you measure with the keyboard powered on or off?. If you measured with the keyboard powered off, all you did was make a no-load test of the power adapter. If it is bad, its output voltage could be dropping drastically when it is placed under a load. You need to make that measurement with the keyboard powered on and the adapter under full load, and no batteries in the battery compartment, so that you don't mistake battery voltage for adapter voltage. I apologize if these things seem overly basic to you. I am not trying to insult your intelligence or your experience. It's just that these are all I can think of, at this point, that could give you the results you are getting