DOVER, N.J., Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This August, leading electronic music instrument manufacturer Casio America, Inc., is encouraging individuals to embrace the art of music during Art Appreciation Month. Whether you are a beginner who has interest in building your artistic talents or a seasoned musician, Casio's new Compact Grand Piano™, the CGP-700, offers a variety of features that inspire a passion and love for the arts.
"Art Appreciation Month is a time to reflect on how all forms of art, including music, impact learning, development and personal growth," said Stephen Schmidt, Vice President of Casio's Electronic Musical Instrument Division. "The CGP-700, Casio's latest digital piano provides superior advancements in music technology and fun features that enable consumers to go beyond sound and experience music like never before."
The CGP-700 is equipped with Casio's latest technological achievement, the Color Touch Interface™, which features a premium icon-based 5.3" touch display with 168,960 pixels. This bright, clear and easy-to–use interface allows musicians to choose tones, select rhythms, split and layer sounds, and more. The CGP-700 also features Casio's superior engineering and world-class Tri-Sensor 88-note scaled hammer action keyboard with simulated ebony and ivory keys, which has resulted in the authentic piano feel that musicians expect in a grand piano. In addition, the CGP-700 incorporates a new, unique 3-way sound system with 40 watts of total amplification. Four speakers are located in the top of the CGP-700 which provide a rich stereo experience, and two additional speakers are located in the included stand to provide the low frequencies to handle instruments like bass and drums with ease.
Casio's CGP-700 is available now at Guitar Center Stores and other music dealers nationwide beginning in September for an MSRP of $799. To learn more about Casio's full portfolio of electronic musical instruments, please visit www.CasioMusicGear.com.
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.
SOURCE Casio America, Inc.