Casio AP 270 Review & Comparison & Best Price

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Casio Celviano AP 270 is the best home-style quality budget piano that is around in $1000 range. Nevertheless, it comes with everything a piano player needs: music stand, bench, and 3 pedals. With the increased polyphony of 192 from 128 and 22 tones from 18 tones of previous model and improved sound chip along with the Casio Tri-sensor scaled hammer action II with ivory feel keytop Casio AP 270 will provide you the best and natrual piano playing experience.


Listen to this Casio AP 270 sound sample played by pianist Enrio Noel Czmorek. The reverb (ambiance) is from the piano itself and the level can be adjusted using control buttons.


  1. Layer | With this technique, you can play two different sounds simultaneously on one key with Casio AP 270. You will be able to play ‘piano and string’ sound or ‘piano and organ’ sound simultaneously on one key. You will be able to make the performance more beautiful and will give you more enjoyment.
  2. Casio AP 270 layeredSplit | You can play two different instrument sounds on each hand within a keyboard. For example, left hand can play vibratone, right hand can play piano; it gives effect of one person playing two different instrument sound.
  3. Casio AP 270 splitDuet mode You can divide the keyboard into two separate pianos with the same chromatic scale. This is will become playing two of 44-keys pianos; it is fit for performance or a lesson between a student and a teacher. Transpose Function | You can easily harmonize with different instruments.duetmode



Casio Celviano AP 270 is equipped with Tri-Sensor action which allows players to play more precisely. One main cause of the digital piano malfunction is spring action but AP 270 uses hammer action providing natural acoustic piano feeling.

Casio Celviano AP 270 has 192 polyphony which is very high again, compared to other similar priced digital pianos and will cover all types of music genres.

-Casio Celviano AP 270 has 4 speakers attached to with 8W x 2 amplifiers.


Casio has released an app called “Chordana Play” for both IOS and Android . AP 270 is compatible with this app and players can control functions such as changing temp, transpose, recording, and scroing. Also, they can View the pdf music sheets with their device.

Casio Chordana Play app

Casio AP 270 Tones

-6 grand pianos (Concert, Mellow, Bright x2)

-16 others (Rock-Piano, Jazz-Piano, Moden-Piano, E-Pianos, Harpsichord, Vibraphone, strings, organs, E-organs, Bass, etc)

Casio AP 270 tone

MIDI| Casio AP 270 supports 2 tracks MIDI recorder (for separate left and right hand tracking). With USB MIDI, AP 270 can be connected to PC, MAC, IOS, and Android.

Polyphony| Casio Celviano AP 270 has 192 polyphony which is more than enough to play complicated classical pieces.

Songs| Casio Celviano AP 270 has 22 built in songs.

Touch(Action)| Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard Ⅱ, Simulated ebony and ivory keys, 3 sensitivity levels

Price| Casio Celviano AP 270 is $1049.00.

Color| Casio Celviano AP 270 comes in black and brown color.

Warranty| Casio provides 5 home service warranty (parts and labor) for Celviano AP 270

Included Accessories| bench, AC adaptor, power cord, music stand, leaflet


Specifications (official website)

88 keys, Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard Ⅱ, Simulated ebony and ivory keys, 3 sensitivity levels,
Sound Source : Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR
Polyphony (maximum) : 192
Number of Built-in Tones : 22
Hammer Response, Damper Resonance, Damper Noise – (ON / OFF)
Digital Effects
Hall Simulator / Reverb – 4 (Reverb), Chorus – 4, Brilliance – (-3 ~ 0 ~ 3), DSP – (Preset for some tones)
Concert Play – 10 songs, Controller – Start / Stop, Mode – Listen / Lesson / Play, Music Library – 60 Songs, Song Expansion (User Songs) – 10 songs (max.) Up to approximately 90 KB / song
Additional Features
Connection to app, Lesson Function – Part ON / OFF, Lesson Part Select – Right hand, Left hand, MIDI Recorder – 2 tracks, 1 song, Approximate Data Capacity – Approximately 5,000 notes total, Duet Mode, Octave Shift – ±2 octaves, Metronome – 0 to 9 beats; tempo range : 20 to 255, Pedals – 3 built-in pedals (damper, soft, sostenuto)
Key Transpose
2 octaves (-12 semitones ~ 0 ~ +12 semitones)
Tuning Control
A4 = 415.5 Hz ~ 440.0 Hz ~ 465.9 Hz
Number of Preset Temperaments
・GRAND PIANO 1 button ・GRAND PIANO 2 button ・Single plate keyboard cover ・Auto Power Off: Off after approx. 4 idle hours (default setting)
Connectivity and Storage
PHONES/OUTPUT, Connector for 3-Pedal Unit, USB TO HOST
Speakers Size
4.72″ x 2
Speakers System
8 W + 8 W
55.79″ x 17.0″ x 32.32″
80.69 lbs.
Included Accessories
AC Adaptor, Music Stand