Casio CTK-2550 61-Key Portable Arranger Keyboard - Battery Powered (Discontinued)
- NB: Does not support MIDI
- 61 Synth Style Full Size Keys
- 48-note Polyphony
- 400 voices, 100 rhythms, 50 dance music patterns
- 10 x Reverbs, Hall, Dance music effect
- 1 x 1/8" (aux in)
- 1 x 1/4" (headphones, out)
- 2 x 3.9" Speakers, 2W Amp per side
- Optional Sustain Pedal
- Runs on 6 x AA batteries
- Weight: 7.3 lbs.
The CTK-2550 appeared on our recommended list for Portable Arranger Keyboards Under $500 from April 2020 until April 2021.
The Casio CTK-25550 is a 61-key compact arranger keyboard that's meant to cater to the company's usual targets - students.
As expected, it is packed with features that make it fun to play and easy to learn on, complete with a built-in learning system.
With 61 synth action keys, it has enough keys to play many of the classic songs that teachers love to teach to students.
And it gives you a lot of music making material to work with, from its 400 voices, to its 100 rhythms.
Adding to its practice friendliness is its headphone out for quiet practice, and aux input for playing along with your preferred tracks.
This keyboard ships with an AC adapter, but for portability it can run on 6 AA batteries.
If you're looking for an affordable good quality starter keyboard, then the Casio CTK-2550 is where you should start.