Casio Privia PX-150 88-Key Touch Sensitive Digital Piano with Tri-Sensor Review : A pianist truly said that “Sometimes I can only groan, and suffer, and pour out my despair at the piano”. I feel these lines tantalize on the artefact that what a piano insinuate to a pianist. It may seem easy to play the piano, but believe me, it requires a hell lot of determination and hard work to master this instrument.
Piano industry has witnessed a lot of revolutions and innovations. One of them worth the mention is Digital Pianos. Digital pianos have gained prominence over the years due to their versatility and the multiple features they come loaded with.
A lot of brands have made their mark and produced some of the best digital pianos with the best of features and quality. One amongst them is Casio. Let’s scrutinize about this brand:
About the Brand
The Casio Company has its worldwide headquarters in Tokyo, Japan and has been producing digital pianos for over 30 years. Apart from digital pianos, they are world famous for their calculators, advanced digital cameras, sports & consumer watches, advanced digital technology for communication devices.
They are said to be the producers of the best digital technology. In fact, it is said that the competitors study their product in lieu of apprehending the technology introduced by Casio. Products byCasio are best in quality and comes at lower prices. Adding on, Casio has a new 3-year parts & labour warranty, which is add- on attributes to the consumer.
Casio as a brand, needs no introduction and is one of the most renowned and popular brands in the industry. They are known for their latest technology and low prices. But don’t confuse low prices with the quality. They produce the best instruments that are high in quality and gives tough competition to its rivals.
Take a glance at one of the best digital pianos by Casio:
Casio Privia PX 150 Digital Piano :
The PX150 replaces the older PX130 and is upgraded in some big ways. Casio PX150 Privia Series, one of the best sold digital pianos online.
Casio is known for pushing their limits and working hard on their technology. Every time they come with a new product, it is better than the previous one. And Casio Privia PX 150 is no different. With its amazing sound quality and key action it has impressed everyone.
PX150 has been leading the top position in the chartbusters and captures some really innovative and amazing features worth discussing. Take a look at them:
It weighs only 20 pounds that make it the lightest digital piano on the market. Thus, it becomes really easy for people who carry out their piano, frequently. It comes in both black and white colour. Both the colours fit well in any home décor.
The ebony and ivory textured keys realistically mimic an actual piano. The trendy CS-67 stand that comes along, fits great with the overall design.
They feature an AiR Sound Source technology, i.e. ‘Acoustic and intelligent Resonator’, which simply make the piano sound more real.
Sound System :
With 128 Polyphony it will be able to play most of the songs and comes with a variety of sound choices such as Concert, Modern, Classic, Mellow and Bright. PX150 has 2 speakers and 16 watts of audio power. The PX150 has 18 instrument tones, 5 acoustic piano reproductions including the classical concert piano and pop piano among others.
Casio Privia PX 150 comes with a layer function which allows users to play with two different sounds at the same time. It can also play instrument sounds such as harpsichord, string, Organ, Bass and 13 other sounds.
The most impressive feature of PX150 is the audio compression technology and the String Resonance System. While the first one, allows samples to be recorded and reproduced without compromising quality the latter one replicates the response of each of a piano’s strings when the damper pedal is pressed.
There comes a Music Library, which contains over 60 internally stored demo songs and pieces.
Key Action :
Casio PX150 Privia Series has all 88-key Weighted Grade Hammer Action. GHS action is somewhat light in key movement.It has weighted keys with tri-sensor scaled hammer action. It comes with textured ebony and ivory keys for an authentic piano feel and has one of the best touches compared to other pianos.
Keys along the bass are heavier and become lighter as they scale towards the treble.
The PX150 also has a core compliant USB/MIDI plug & play connection to iPad or laptop computer without the hassle of downloading additional drivers.MIDI capability allows tracks to be uploaded to the computer or downloaded to the piano.
The PX150 also has the key transpose, duet/4-hand playing mode, 2 headphone jacks, a 2-track MIDI song recorder, and other features. An optional furniture style stands and a 3-pedal unit is also available for this model. It also has a demo song book, which is of great help with beginners.
The Duet mode splits the keyboard into two halves for piano instruction. Optional accessories include a fitting cabinet stand and the SP-33 pedal that offers the same pedal function as an acoustic grand.
For digital effects, there are 4 different types of reverb, along with four different types of the chorus effect.