DOVER, N.J., Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc., a leading innovator in the world of electronic musical instrument technology, is thrilled to announce that its new PRIVIA PX-S1000 and PX-S3000 digital pianos have received an Editors Choice Award from Music Inc. magazine. The editorial staff of Music Inc. canvassed the 2019 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA in search of the best gear for this recognition, including Casio's new PX-S1000 and PX-S3000 digital pianos. All winners will be featured in Music Inc's April Post-NAMM issue.
"We are honored to be named by Music Inc. magazine as an Editors Choice Award winner for the second consecutive year, following our recognition for the CT-X line of portable keyboards," said Stephen Schmidt, Vice President of Casio's Electronic Musical Instrument Division. "This award is a testament to our R&D and marketing teams, who work hard to stay ahead of trends and make innovative instruments for all kinds of musicians. The PX-S1000 and PX-S3000 are incredible digital pianos, and we are delighted to see them get the recognition we know they deserve."
The new PRIVIA PX-S1000 and PX-S3000 come equipped with the Company's proprietary, next-generation technology – AiR Sound Source – which accurately reproduces the complex tone, mechanical sounds, and atmospheric qualities of a grand piano. They are also outfitted with Casio's improved scaled hammer action keyboard, which enables even more delicate expression to facilitate any style of piano playing.
Designed with a glossy top panel that evokes a luxurious acoustic grand, a slim unibody chassis and ebony and ivory textured keys, the PRIVIA PX-S1000 and PX-S3000 are ideal for use at home or on the go. Both units offer a touch panel control surface, 192-note polyphony, six types of key simulators, Bluetooth audio, Chordana Play for Piano app compatibility, optional AA battery power and an included AC adaptor. Additionally, the PX-S3000 boasts a graphic LCD display, two-track MIDI recorder, 700 tones, 200 rhythms, two assignable knobs and more.
Casio's PRIVIA PX-S1000 (MSRP: $899.99) and PX-S3000 (MSRP: $1199.99) digital pianos will be available this spring at select music dealers nationwide. 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.
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