Casio WK 8000 Keyboard Review
Casio wk 8000 keyboard - Here is a review of the wk8000 workstation, a powerful product in the Casio wk keyboard series.
The wk-8000 has 88 full size keys and is loaded with numerous musical features to entice the advanced users.
The new sound source and powerful built-in speakers makes it the one of the best sounding keyboards from casio
Please note this is a discontinued model.
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Action & Keys
The casio wk 8000 keyboard has 88 full sized keys with touch response. You can change the touch sensitivity of the keys to suit your style of playing. Big Display
The wk8000 has a large backlit display to show the numerous selections and settings made by you. Because of the built-in backlight, you can read the contents of the display even in total darkness.
The casio wk 8000 keyboard supports the full fingered mode. In this mode, you can play the chords anywhere on the keyboard and the accompaniment will recognize it and adjust accordingly. You will find it very handy if you want to play in the piano style. Built-in Sequencer & Mixer
You can create and record your own songs using the on-board mixer and sequencer. This on top of the numerous sounds, styles and effects make it a very useful tool for songwriting. Create your sound & styles
The casio wk8000 keyboard
lets you create new sounds and styles! You can edit the existing sounds and creating totally new sounds by changing a few parameters and applying the numerous built-in effects. It even lets you create totally new musical styles from scratch. This is besides the hundreds of built-in musical styles and sounds already available. Other Features
Some of the other features that you will find useful are -
• Around 800 tones & 166 rhythms
• Advanced tones like Stereo Piano and Tremolo Electric Piano
• One touch Piano Setting Button
• Powerful effects such as DSP, reverb, chorus, and more
• Mixer and Sequencer
• pitch bend and modulation
• USB – download tones and rhythms from the Internet
• powerful built-in speakers
• Includes a custom stand and AD-12 AC adaptorConclusions
The models in the wk-series are more or less similar in terms of the sound quality and the various different features that are offered. It is just the number of sounds, styles and effects that increases as you go for the higher models. One more difference is that the wk-8000 is the only keyboard in the wk series that has 88 keys.
The casio wk 8000
is loaded with numerous musical features and comes with an on-board sequencer so that you can record your own ideas. The powerful built-in speaker makes it a pleasure to hear the wk8000. Overall, a powerful keyboard at an aggressive price! Related PostsMore on Casio KeyboardsBack to Home page from casio wk 8000 keyboard review