Casio PX-S1100 Digital Piano Offers Improved Sound and New Bluetooth MIDI Capability | New
DOVER, New Jersey, July 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Casio America, Inc., the world’s leading supplier of powerful and affordable musical instruments, today announced the release of the PX-S1100, the latest addition to the award-winning Privia PX-S digital piano series.
The PX-S1100 replaces the PX-S1000, which has become one of the best-selling digital pianos on the market today and has earned its reputation for sound and features well above its price category. The new model retains its sleek design in the world’s thinnest body while delivering an inviting keyboard feel and incredibly realistic piano sound, making it ideal for the home, recording studio or music room. scene.
COMPACT SIZE AND MINIMALIST, ELEGANT DESIGN
The new PX-S1100 makes the most of Casio’s cutting-edge technology with a sophisticated design and the world’s thinnest depth.1 The sleek, contemporary design complements the interior of any home and makes the most of rooms with limited space. With gold accents and three color variations – black, white and red – the PX-S1100 has a minimalist, sleek and clean appearance, with a flat, mirror-like control panel. All settings are managed by tactile buttons which disappear when the piano is turned off. In addition, the PX-S1100 has the simplest interface of the Privia family.
AUTHENTIC PIANO SOUND AND FEELING
Despite its slim profile, the feel of the PX-S1100 duplicates a grand piano with weighted action that is subtly heavier in the lower range and becomes lighter as the player steps up on the keyboard. Enhanced string resonance reproduces the complex harmonics of an acoustic piano. Improved speakers and speaker placement give the PX-S1100 a warmer sound than ever before, and the multi-dimensional morphing AiR sound source delivers a sense of ambience, location and clarity. This advanced sound engine mirrors changes in volume and timbre, allowing users to transition from smooth, delicate playing to dynamic, powerful performances, all with ultimate musical expressiveness.
CONNECTIVITY, WIRED OR WIRELESS
The connected features of the PX-S1100 stand out from the competition, as the included WU-BT10 adapter adds Bluetooth® MIDI and audio capabilities, allowing users to connect wirelessly to Bluetooth compatible® devices and turn the piano itself into Bluetooth® speaker. This revolutionary upgrade provides opportunities for self-learning and music production, as users can play along to their favorite songs and hear it all through the Privia’s high-fidelity speakers. Additionally, the dedicated Chordana Play for Piano app opens up a whole world of control and education functions, allowing players to control all piano functions from a tablet (connected via Bluetooth® or USB cable) and providing real-time interactive lessons that make learning music more engaging.
“When Casio released their first Privia model almost 20 years ago, our goal was to make the pleasure of playing the piano accessible to more people,” said Stephane Schmidt, Vice President of Electronic Musical Instruments at Casio. “The PX-S1100 delivers on this promise, delivering the sound and feel of a concert grand piano with unprecedented value and quality.”
The PX-S1100 will be available for purchase in September at music retailers nationwide and CasioMusicGear.com. To learn more about Casio’s entire electronic musical instrument portfolio, please visit www.CasioMusicGear.com.
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1Among digital pianos with 88 percussion keys and built-in speakers, according to a Casio survey dated July 7, 2021
Casio’s Privia range of digital pianos redefines the digital pianos category with unparalleled sound quality and performance in sleek and stylish designs that are extremely portable. Featuring superb grand piano sounds and a new 88-note Tri-Sensor hammer keyboard and select models weighing as little as 25 lbs, Casio’s Privia digital pianos are versatile enough for any home, studio or stage. . Privia’s award-winning grand piano sound has been significantly improved and now uses more than three times the memory of the previous generation for a more natural piano sound. In addition, Casio’s exclusive new sound source “AiR” (Acoustic and Intelligent Resonator) delivers flawless realism, detail and dynamics for a remarkably expressive and powerful performance. For more information on Casio’s Privia digital pianos, please visit www.CasioMusicGear.com
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, New Jersey, is the American subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and professional equipment solutions. Created in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, record and label title printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronics. Casio has strived to uphold its corporate credo of “creativity and contribution” by introducing innovative and imaginative products. For more information visit www.casiousa.com.
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