Talk:Casio SK-1

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While it is true that this keyboard is monophonic, i.e. not stereo, it is a bit misleading that the article claims it has "single-note monophony," suggesting it can only play one note at a time. In fact, it has four-voice polyphony. Since it's not wrong per se to say that it is monophonic, I'm wary of changing it, but I will anyways. Bws2002 01:06, 22 February 2007 (UTC)

recording length[edit]

how long a sample could the keyboard record?

i'd assume it had somewhere between 16 and 64kb, so a length of 1.7 to 6.8 seconds max, but.... no info given. (EDIT: just noticed it was sold in 1985, apparently under $100, so... 8kb and a little under 1 second?) (talk) 16:24, 30 January 2009 (UTC)

Demo song[edit]

Who composed the demo song for it? // Liftarn (talk)

Uses in songs[edit]

Another song that uses the Casio SK-1 is "We're Looking For A Lot Of Love" by English indie electronic band Hot Chip. They use the People effect in the introduction of the song. If you find another song or artist that uses the Casio SK-1, list it here please. Thanks! —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:50, 18 April 2011 (UTC)

We're Looking For A Lot Of Love - Hot Chip (Made In The Dark) TMNT Mask - Chad VanGaalen (Soft Airplane) Make You Love Me - Slow Runners (Mermaids) —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:52, 27 April 2011 (UTC)

Merge Proposal[edit]

I propose merging Casio SK-1, Casio SK-5, and Casio SK-8 into something along the lines of "Casio SK Series." They're all very similar equipment: very low-end entry level keyboard samplers manufactured by the same company in the 1980s, high in nostalgic and circuit bending value. KorgMan (talk) 23:18, 4 March 2012 (UTC)

We should probably create Casio SK series first and then tag all three for merger with that; it's confusing trying to merge one article into two others. --Wtshymanski (talk) 18:55, 6 February 2013 (UTC)

[Casio SK-1]], Casio SK-5, and Casio SK-8 should retain their own pages because though simliar, each is a distinctly different instrument that has an ever growing history of circuit bending created by an ever growing group of individuals and companies. This means each SK model really has upwards of 10 different versions when you take into account the different mod factories doing repeat builds of the same modifications. Instead of having a different page for each SK Circuit bending shop, it'd be better if they all appeared under the heading for the base model so that the information was still easily associated with the core machine. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:29, 21 June 2013 (UTC)