Casio WK-6600 - Workstation Keyboard with Sequencer and Mixer


The WK-6600 from Casio is a 76-key, touch-sensitive workstation keyboard that provides seven-hundred tones organized by category, and features a seventeen-track sequencer, a thirty-two-channel mixer, DSP effects, and USB MIDI connectivity. Each of the voices can be edited with control over filters, envelopes and more and audio can be recorded to SDHC cards with everything played back via built-in amplifier and speakers. A total of 210 preset rhythms are available with full accompaniment built in. A rhythm editor allows for combining instrument parts from multiple rhythms, turn individual instrument parts on or off, and adjust volume, pan, reverb, and other parameters to create original rhythms. The sequencer allows for editing performances and turning out professional sounding tracks. The resulting song file can be saved to an SDHC card or saved as an audio recording. 76 piano-type key workstation keyboard 700 tones Seventeen-track sequencer supports recording of up to five songs and a total of approximately 12,000 notes Sequencer editing tools include event insert, event delete, event copy, quantize, a locator feature for selecting the range of notes to be edited, and more Step recording Music presets provide one-touch access to auto accompaniment, tone, reverb, and other settings that are configured in accordance with representative chord progressions The 305 music presets provide an easy way to configure the keyboard for a wide variety of different musical styles Completed recordings can be converted to SMF (Standard MIDI File) format and stored to an SD memory card Thirty-two-channel mixer with button operation for individual simultaneous adjustment of volume, pan, reverb send, and other parameters Sound input from an external source via the microphone input can also be adjusted in the mixer 210 preset rhythms with full accompaniment built in - combine instrument parts from multiple built-in rhythms, turn individual instrument parts on or off, and adjust volume, pan, reverb, and other parameters to create original rhythms Extensive set of DSP effects including reverb (10 types), chorus (5 types), and DSP (100 types using 46 effect types including delay, phaser, flanger, wah, rotary, and more) Equalizer incorporates five selectable frequency characteristics, including "Bright" for a lively sound emphasizing the treble range and "Powerful" with emphasis on the volume Easily create splits, layers or both simultaneously Store the current setup, including tone, rhythm, and other settings for instant recall on stage with thirty-two registration slots available Tone Editor allows for adjusting attack time, release time, cut off, vibrato, reverb, chorus, DSP, and other parameters 150 different arpeggiato types, including playing arpeggios from a fingered chord, guitar phrases, and more 6W + 6W high-output, bass reflex 2-way, 4-speaker system delivers rich sound - the speakers can be used as monitoring speakers during performances and music creation sessions Display shows the currently selected tone name and rhythm name, along with other information Class compliant USB connectivity allows the keyboard to be used with Mac or Windows computers without the need to download drivers Specs Keyboard 76 Piano-style keys 2 Sensitivity levels and off Polyphony 48 voices maximum Multitimbral Layer and split Synthesis Method AHL Tri-element Presets Factory: 700 User: 10 One Touch: Yes Music Presets: 305 Music User Presets: 50 Registrations 4 sets x 8 banks Accompaniment Styles Auto Accompaniment: CASIO Chord, fingered 1 / 2 / 3, full range Number of Preset Rhythms: 210 Number of User Rhythms: 10 Accompaniment Volume Control One Touch Preset Rhythm Editor Sequencer Real-time recording, playback 5 Songs 17 Tracks Memory capacity approximately 12,000 notes total for 5 songs SMF Player Format 0/1 1-Song repeat 192 KB or less capacity Effects Reverb: 10 Types Chorus: 5 Types EQ Settings: 5 Sets DSP: 100 Preset/100 User Effect Algorithms Auto Pan Tremolo Rotary Phaser Chorus Reflection Enhancer Filter Delay Compressor Ring Modulator LoFi Multi (2 modules) Tuning A4=415.5 - 440.0 - 465.9 Hz Scale fine tune 17 Preset scales Metronome Beats per Measure: 0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Tempo Range: 30 to 255 BPM Tap tempo Other Functions Auto Harmonize: 12 presets Arpeggiator: 150 types Transpose: +/-1 octave (-12/0/+12) 32-Channel mixer Tone editor Controllers 1 x Pitch bend wheel 1 x Operation dial Transport controls (start/stop, intro, normal/fill-in, variation/fill-in, synchro/editing) General MIDI 16-Channel multi-timbre received, GM level 1 Inputs/Outputs Microphone (Dynamic) In: 1 x 1/4" TS Audio In: 1 x 1/8" TRS stereo mini Line Out: 2 x 1/4" TS Headphone: 1 x 1/4" TRS Sustain Pedal: 1 x 1/4" TS USB: 1 x USB Type B Memory Card Supported SD or SDHC card up to 32 GB capacity Playable File SMF Save/Load Registration setups User rhythms User tones User DSPs User music presets Song sequencer SMF (up to 999 songs) Computer Connectivity PC Windows XP (SP2 or Later 32-bit), Vista (32-bit), Windows 7 (32-/64-bit) Mac OS OS X 10.5.x, 10.6.x, 10.7.x Transferable Data Registration, rhythm, tone, DSP, music preset, sequencer data, all data Display 5.1 x 1.7" (130 x 43 mm) LCD with backlight (72 x 31 full dot) Amplifier 6W + 6W Speakers 2 x 4.7" (119 mm) 2 x 1.2" (30 mm) bass reflex Power Requirements 120V AC, 60 Hz for included 12V DC adapter 6 x D cell batteries (optional) Dimensions (WxDxH) 45.7 x 15.2 x 5.8" (1161 x 386 x 147 mm) Weight 15.9 lb (7.2 kg)

Model: WK-6600
Manufacturer: Casio
Casio WK-6600 - Workstation Keyboard with Sequencer and Mixer
Price: $319.95

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