SynthsCasio ⇝ Casio CZ-1

The Casio CZ-1 is the most high-end model in the CZ line of phase distortion synthesizers. It can be thought of as a Casio CZ-3000 with velocity sensitivity and aftertouch added to the keyboard.

Specifications

Year Released: 1986

MSRP: $1399

Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity and aftertouch

Polyphony: 16 notes

Multitimbral: 16 parts

Preset Patches: 64

User Patches: 64

Screen: 32-character dot matrix LCD

Power Consumption: 30 watts

Dimensions: 1025 mm x 341 mm x 127 mm

Weight: 13 kg

Synthesis Method: Phase Distortion

User Demo Videos

File Downloads

Casio CZ-1 Manual

Casio CZ-1 MIDI Specification

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