Casio XW-P1 61-Key Performance Synthesizer
An Affordable Performance Synth
Casio rejoins the synth market with the Casio XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer. The six oscillator monophonic solo synth engine sounds amazing and was designed with the performer in mind. Yes, you get access to the original Casio CZ synth sound in the XW-P1. This gig ready 61-key synth has a large stable of sound ranging from pianos to brass to bass and drums. An onboard 13-track sequencer is perfect for live gigs. The 16-step programmable arpeggiator lets you create complex patterns. Add a serious synth to your rig at an affordable price with the Casio XW-P1!
Casio XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer at a Glance:
- Performance synthesizer
- Sounds for any gig
- Heavy-duty sequencer
The Casio XW-P1 is a powerful six oscillator monophonic solo synth that is ready to gig. You can combine all six oscillators to make a single tone. You get two virtual analog style oscillators, two PCM oscillators, one noise oscillator, and one external oscillator for use with line and mic inputs. Each oscillator has their own filter, portamento, envelopes, key tracking, a master resonant filter, and two LFOs. The XW-P1 is an extremely powerful synth that lets you really edit and tweak each setting. You also have access to the original CZ synthesizer's waveforms.
Sounds for any gig
Beyond its solo synth capabilities, the Casio XW-P1 houses a library of gig ready sounds including pianos, electric pianos, brass, strings, guitars, basses, guitars, drums, and more. The new drawbar organ mode features nine steps for each drawbar so you can dial in killer B3 tones. Vibrato, percussion, and rotary speaker controls are available on organ modes. XW-P1 also features the new HexTone sounds. A HexTone is a single sound comprised of six components, allowing complex layers, splits and velocity switched sounds.
Creating animated synth textures and arpeggios or heavy dance grooves is easy with the Casio XW-P1's step sequencer. This unique sequencer gives you nine tracks for basses, drums, synths and chordal parts, four controller tracks for adding panning, filter changes and other animation to existing parts and eight patterns make up each sequence. You can build and mix your performance on the fly with the XW-P1 synthesizer. A 16-step programmable arpeggiator gives you the power to create complex and innovative patterns.
Casio XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer Features:
- 61-key performance synthesizer
- 6 Oscillator Monophonic Solo Synthesizer
- HexTone - single sounds made up of 6 components
- Drawbar organ mode with nine slides
- 400 editable PCM sounds
- 16-step programmable arpeggiator
- 13-track sequencer
- Four real-time controller knobs
- Can operate on 6 D batteries