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CASIO’S PRIVIA PRO PX-5S STAGE PIANO HONORED WITH PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARD
PX-5S Awarded The Music & Sound Retailer’s Best Keyboard/Sound Module of 2014
DOVER, NJ, February 27, 2014 — Casio America, Inc. is proud to announce that its Privia Pro PX-5S Stage Piano is the recipient of The Music & Sound Retailer’s “Best Keyboard and Sound Module Award of 2013.” The Music & Sound Retailer highlights the most innovative products and latest technological developments in the music industry.
“We at Casio are extremely excited to be recognized in this category for our new Privia Pro PX-5S stage piano. Casio’s Privia Pro PX-5S is a genuine stage piano, controller and workstation packed with functions that set it apart from standard models,” stated Stephen Schmidt, Vice President of Casio’s Electronic Musical Instrument Division. “Equipped with Casio’s proprietary sound source, ‘AiR’ (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator), the PX-5S delivers unmatched realism and detail while providing sensational dynamics and damper resonance – truly making it a groundbreaking digital piano. We are proud to be an honoree and hope that musicians recognize our dedication to creating quality instruments.”
At Winter NAMM 2014, The Music & Sound Retailer announced that Casio had been declared an award winner. For this award process, dealers and manufacturers vote for one another based on their respective categories. Casio’s PX-5S received a great number of endorsements from dealers nationwide.
“Music & Sound Awards are so highly coveted by—and so meaningful to—manufacturers because it’s the dealers themselves who determine the winners,” said Dan Ferrisi, editor of The Music & Sound Retailer. “This Music & Sound Award win underscores the impact that the Privia Pro PX-5S stage piano made among brick-and-mortar music products retailers last year. The Retailer congratulates Casio on this prestigious honor!”
The Privia Pro PX-5S is now available at music dealers nationwide for an MSRP of $1,399. To view the PX-5S review from The Music & Sound Retailer, please visit www.msretailer.com.
For additional information regarding Casio’s 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.
Casio’s Privia line of digital pianos redefines the digital piano category with unprecedented sound quality and performance features in stylish, elegant designs that are supremely portable. Featuring superb grand piano sounds and a new Tri-Sensor 88 note scaled hammer action keyboard and some models weighing only 25 lbs., Casio’s Privia digital pianos are versatile enough for any home, studio, or stage. The award winning grand piano sound in Privia has been dramatically improved and now utilizes more than three times the memory of the previous generation for a more natural piano tone. In addition, Casio's new proprietary sound source ‘AiR’ (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator) provides unmatched realism, detail and seamless dynamics for a remarkably expressive and powerful performance. For additional information on Casio’s Privia digital pianos, please visit www.CasioMusicGear.com