Casio SK-8 - SAMPLING KEYBOARD - tested sampler, w/AC adapter

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For Sale: Clasic mini sampler keyboard in great working condition.

Includes ROM pack RO-551 World Songs. All keys, switches, buttons, LED lights, controls, inputs, outputs, features, microphone, sampler, etc. tested and working well. No issues. Minor cosmetic wear only, missing the cover for the ROM pack but still looks fine without it. Includes Panasonic AC adapter with the correct polarity output plug.

From the web:

This quite rare small keyboard from 1987 (embossed case date stamp) is one of the successors of the famous Casio SK-1 lo-fi sampler. It can store up to 4 samples (playable through drumpads or keyboard) and keeps them in battery backed- up memory after power off.

  • 32 midsize keys
  • built-in speaker
  • main voice polyphony 4 notes
  • 8 OBS preset sounds {piano, vibraphone, guitar, pipe organ, trumpet, violin, flute, clarinet}
  • 10 OBS rhythms {rock, disco, swing 2beat, swing 4beat, samba, bossa nova, beguine, march, slow rock, waltz}
  • lo-fi sampler (up to 4 low- res samples, with tuning, reverse & loop function)
  • 6 selectable preset envelopes (usable only for samples, most sound very similar)
  • 4 OBS sample select buttons
  • 4 rubber sample pads (not usable for internal percussion)
  • simple sequencer (polyphonic record/ playback of all sounds, no edit)
  • tempo +/- buttons (24 steps)
  • ROM- Pack music cartridge slot for melody guide and "auto play" (jukebox mode)
  • "melody guide" keyboard play training feature with key lighting (32 red & green LEDs above the keys)
  • "part tone" switch {melody, obligato, accomp} to select the sound for the individual parts in ROM- Pack musics
  • sample based sound generator for 4 voices + rhythm
  • complex multi- chip hardware:
    • CPU? "OKI M6283-05, 722022" (100 pin SMD)
    • percussion sample ROM?= "OKI M6294-02, 722010" (28 pin DIL)
    • ROM? "NEC D23C256EAC  029, 8702KX" (28 pin DIL)
    • RAM? "NEC D43256C-12L, 8707EU025" (28 pin DIL)
    • DAC? "Casio CA91A02, 724" (18 pin DIL)
  • battery backed- up memory
  • auto power- off
  • jacks for AC- adapter, line out, line in, microphone
  • By a keyboard matrix easteregg the SK-8 can be easily modified into an oriental keyboard.

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