Casio WK-1800 76-Key Full-Size Musical Keyboard with Disk Drive

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  • Brand: casio
  • Category: Portable Keyboards
  • stereo: 1/4"
  • tones: 232

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Casio's portable WK-1800 76-KEY Full-Sized musical keyboard delivers realistic piano, organ, and synthesizer sounds, plus a huge library of built-in tones, rhythms, and effects settings. This powerful instrument features a sequencer and a mixer, for unmatched creative possibilities, plus powerful built-in speakers to take your performance to the next level. The WK-1800 keyboard is ideal for home studio use, open-mic performance, classroom applications, or simply for pure musical enjoyment. The WK-1800 features 76 full-size keys with a pro-quality, touch-sensitive keyboard and has an incredible 232 tones and 10 different digital effects, including reverb, chorus, tremolo and others. Featuring over 130 different rhythm patterns, including new specially designed "piano" patterns, the WK-1800 will make you feel like you're surrounded by your own back-up band. The synthesizer function and song/pattern sequencer allows you to create and store your own sounds, so you can compose with tunes with endless creativity.

Although you can store information on your WK-1800, it also features an internal 3.5-inch floppy disk drive. Use the drive to load and save data for the song and pattern sequencer, registration memory, and synth parameters.

Technical Details

76 full-size keys

Touch Sensitive with On/Off switch

32-note polyphonic

232 tones

128 General MIDI + 64 preset synth tones + 8 drums sets

Synthesizer function lets you create and store your own sounds

10 Digital Effects (Reverb, Chorus, Tremolo, Organ Sp. etc)

Split & Layer function

130 rhythm patterns (includes new "Piano" patterns)

120 Free Sessions (automatic chord progressions)

CASIO CHORD/Fingered Chord/Full-Range Chord auto-accompaniment systems

Pattern Program - create and store 10 user patterns


Disk Drive - Internal 3.5" floppy disk drive for SMF playback (quick play capability): data load/save for song and pattern sequencer, registration memory, and synth parameters

Compatabile with Standard MIDI File (SMF) song arrangements (available commercially or over the Internet)

QUICK PLAY function allow instantaneous play of files without loading

Other Features: Backlit LCD Window (156x42mm) displays selections and status of Tone, Thythm, Mixer, Tempo and keyboard functions

On-screen keyboard and music staff icons display notes and chords played, and metromone icon indicates the beat

Mixer function allows control over each MIDI channel and accompaniment part

One-Touch Preset configures keyboard for each individual rhythm with proper tone and tempo

2-song/6-track memory (8000 notes)

Pitch Bend and Modulation Wheels

MIDI In/Out jacks; 16-part Multi-Timbral

Transpose and Tuning control

Registration Memory stores 20 performance setups for easy access

Assignable Pedal Jack (Sustain, Soft, Sostenuto, Rhythm Start/Stop)

Bass Reflex audio system with 4 speakers plus 2 ports for added bass response

1/4" stereo lineout/head phone jack; 5W+5W output

Operates on D batteries or AC adapter (included)

  • 76 full size keys
  • 32 note polyphonic
  • 232 tones (128 General MIDI + 64 preset synth tones + 8 drum sets)
  • Synthesizer function lets you create and store your own sounds
  • 10 digital effects (Reverb, Chorus, Tremolo, Organ & more)


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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I used my keyboard primarily for marching season, Its GREAT! its gotten wet in the rain, dropped, dented, And it still works like new :D Edit: 2 Months ago it got hit and ran over by a golf cart going full speed. Still works.