Repair and disassembly guides for Casio electronic keyboards.
== Background and Identification == First manufactured in 1980, Casio electronic keyboards are still made by Casio today. Electronic keyboards or portable keyboards are a musical instrument—electronic or digital derivatives of keyboard instruments. Major components of a typical modern electrical keyboard: * '''Musical keyboard:''' The white and black piano style keys * '''User Interface system:''' a program which handles user interaction with controllers such as the musical keyboard, menus, and buttons. * '''Computerized musical arranger:''' A software program that produces rhythms and chords through computerized commands. * '''Sound generator:''' A digital sound module, usually within an integrated read-only memory (ROM) * '''Amplifier and speakers:''' Internal audio power amplifier (a few watts) connected to the sound generator chip * '''Power supply:''' Keyboards may or may not have an internal power supply system built to the main circuit board, but most modern keyboards are often equipped with an included AC adapter. * '''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIDI|MIDI] Terminals:''' Most keyboards usually have 5-pin MIDI connections for data communication so keyboard can connect with either a computer or a sound module * '''Flash memory:''' some keyboards have a small amount of onboard memory for storing MIDI data or recorded songs * '''External storage device:''' Usually available for professional-grade keyboards and synthesizers, allowing the user to store data in an externally connected storage device such as ROM cartridges, floppy disks, memory cards, and USB flash drives * '''Music stands:''' A metal or plastic rack for holding sheet music or music books upright * '''Sustain jack:''' (if keyboard has sustain feature) replicates the device used on acoustic pianos. * More details [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_keyboard#Components|here] == Additional Information == [https://www.amazon.com/s?keywords=Electronic+Keyboards&rh=n%3A11970001%2Cp_89%3ACasio&c=ts&ts_id=11970001|Casio Electronic Keyboards Amazon] [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Casio_keyboards|List of Casio Keyboard Wikipedia] [https://web.casio.com/emi/40th/history/|Casio Keyboards Lineage]