GP-500

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iF Design Award 2017

At a glance

ACOUSTIC EXCELLENCE MEETS DIGITAL EXCELLENCE

The GP-500 is the revolutionary new model from CASIO, capable of producing the most subtle nuances of a grand piano. Features such as the traditionally crafted wooden keys give this digital piano a feeling of ultimate authenticity from the very first second of playing.

Added functions for greater creativity

The additional functions in this model from the CASIO CELVIANO Grand Hybrid series, such as Hall Simulator, Concert Play and Scene Setting, give you even more ways to express your creativity.

This model was developed in collaboration with C. Bechstein.

  • Developed in collaboration with C. Bechstein
  • AiR Grand Sound Source (256-tone polyphony (max.)
  • Natural Grand Hammer Action
  • Grand Pedal System
  • Grand Acoustic System
  • Scene Setting

Technical Specifications

  • Keyboard
    • Number of keys: 88
    • Layer/Split: Yes/Yes
    • Duet: Adjustable tone range (-2 to + 2 octaves)
    • Transpose: 2 octaves (-12 to 0 to +12)
    • Octave shift: 4 octaves (-2 to 0 to +2)
  • Sound source
    • Number of tones: 35
    • Maximum polyphony: 256
    • Touch response: 5 sensitivity levels, off
    • Tuning: 415,5 Hz to 440,0 HZ to 465,9 Hz
    • Temperaments: Equal temperaments plus 16 other types
    • Stretch tuning: 5 types, off, auto setting
  • Acoustic Simulator
    • Damper resonance: Yes
    • Damper noise: Yes
    • Hammer response: Yes
    • String resonance: Yes
    • Lid simulator: Yes
    • Open String resonance: Yes
    • Aliquot resonance: Yes
    • Pedal action noise: Yes
    • Key on action noise: Yes
    • Key off action noise: Yes
  • Effects - Types
    • Brilliance: Yes (-3 to 0 to 3)
    • Hall simulator: 12 types
    • Chorus: 4 types
    • DSP: Yes
    • Headphone mode: Yes
    • Volume Sync Equalizer: 3 types, off
  • Concert Play
    • Number of songs: 15
    • Song volume: Adjustable
    • Modes: 2, LISTEN + PLAY
  • Music Library
    • Number of songs: 60
    • User songs: 10 (up to approximately 90 KB per song)
    • Song volume: Adjustable
  • Music Scenes
    • Number of presets: 15 types (+ 10 user area)
  • Grand Piano demo song
    • Number of songs: 6
  • MIDI Recorder
    • Functions: Real-time recording, playback
    • Number of songs: 1
    • Number of tracks: 2
    • Capacity: Approximately 5000 notes total
    • Recorded data protection: Built-in flash memory
    • Volume level: Adjustable
  • Audio Recorder
    • Function: Real-time recording and playback
    • Number of songs: Max. 99 songs, approxmately 25 min./song (to USB flash drive, 44.1 kHz WAV format)
    • Volume level: Adjustable
  • Metronome
    • Beats: 0 to 9
    • Tempo range: 20 to 255
    • Metronome volume level: Adjustable
  • Pedals
    • Damper: Yes, with halfpedal-operation
    • Soft: Yes
    • Sostenuto: Yes
  • MIDI
    • 16-channel multi-timbre receive
  • USB Flash Drive
    • Capacity: 32 GB
  • Other functions
    • Setting backup, operation lock
  • Display
    • LCD with backlight
  • Inputs/Outputs
    • Types: Phones: Stereo standard jacks x 2
    • LINE IN: (R, L/MONO) standard jacks x 2
    • LINE OUT: (R, L/MONO) standard jacks x 2
    • MIDI: In/Out
    • USB port: Type B
    • USB flash drive port: Type A
    • Pedal connector: Yes
  • Acoustics - Speaker
    • Size: 16 cm x 2 + (10 cm + 5 cm) x 2
    • Amp output: 30 W x 2 + 20 W x 2
  • Power Requirements
    • AC adaptor: AD-E24500LW
    • Auto power off: Approximately 4 hours after last operation
  • Dimensions
    • W x D x H: 143,4 x 48,9 x 96,3 cm
  • Weight
    • 77,5 kg
  • Accessories
    • Included: AC adaptor, score book, music stand

    Availability of models and/or lineups may differ depending on the country or region.
    Technical amendments and errors excepted. The sizes in figures do not correspond to the original sizes.
    The colours may differ slightly from the original.