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Casio Midi Guitar Review & Where To Buy

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Annika Hope

18.5.2023

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The Casio MG-510 Midi Guitar is a unique and versatile instrument that combines the sound of a real guitar with the convenience and flexibility of a MIDI controller

Casio Midi Guitar

A Little About Electric Guitars

An electric guitar is a type of guitar that uses electromagnetic pickups to convert the vibrations of its metal strings into electrical signals. These signals are then amplified and sent to a speaker, allowing the player to produce a much louder sound than with an acoustic guitar.

Electric guitars typically have a solid body made of wood, although some models have semi-hollow or hollow bodies. The neck of the guitar is usually made of maple or mahogany and is attached to the body with a bolt-on or set-in joint. The fretboard is made of rosewood, ebony, or maple, and the frets are made of metal.

The pickups on an electric guitar are usually located under the strings and consist of one or more magnets wrapped in wire. When the strings vibrate, they create a magnetic field that is picked up by the pickups and converted into an electrical signal. The signal is then sent to a preamp and amplifier, which increases the volume and adds tone-shaping effects.

Casio Midi Guitar

The MG510 features a full-sized electric guitar controls body with a maple neck and rosewood fingerboard. It has 24 frets and a single-coil pickup for authentic guitar sounds. The guitar also has a built-in MIDI controller with a USB connection, allowing you to connect the guitar directly to a computer or other MIDI-capable device. 

The controller has a variety of buttons and knobs to control your sound, as well as a built-in tuner and metronome for practice and recording. With its combination of real guitar sound and MIDI control, the Casio MG510 Midi Guitar is perfect for the musician who wants to create unique and interesting sounds in the studio or on stage.

Casio Midi Guitar Features:

  • 24-fret neck with adjustable truss rod
  • Built-in MIDI pickup and MIDI output
  • Built-in effects including chorus, delay, reverb, and distortion
  • 5-way pickup selector switch5. Volume and tone controls
  • Built-in tuner
  • Built-in expression pedal
  • Stereo headphone output
  • Auxiliary input for connecting external devices
  • USB port for connecting to computers and other devices

Where To Buy?

We recommend Reverb here and eBay here.


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