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Matt Smith writes:
I like this keyboard. It has 128 GM sounds, 32 synthesized sounds, 8 drum kits, and 32 user sounds, totalling 200. Virtually every sound is a great sound, with the Piano, and GM Synth sounds being among the best. The Overdriven Guitar is also very convincing!

The 3 Digital Reverbs are cool, and work well with ambient pads and strings.

The display is good, and shows everything you need to know.

Overall, a great piece of technology from Casio, who seem to be going from strength to strength.

Comments About the Sounds:
The sounds are generally very good, however, the WK1300's Church Organ sound in particular, isn't the best I've used. This can be changed by layering the Drawbar Organ (which is actually very nice) on the Church Organ, to give it a bit of top-end. However this method (although effective) uses up the layer function on the keyboard where you could add the nice Choir Aah sound or something.The Grand Piano is one of the best I've heard, and the Synth Lead/Pad/FX sections are all superb, and the acoustic sounds are also great.The synthesizer function allows you to change these sounds and save them in the internal memory, allowing you to create some unique pads. This does wipe shortly after you switch off, so it's a good idea to MIDI bulk-dump these to an external device.

(Thanks to Matt Smith for this info.)
and M. Smith for the pic

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