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KEYBOARD MAGAZINE PRESENTS CASIO’S PRIVIA PX-350 WITH KEY BUY AWARD
Privia PX-350 Hits a High Note in the Music Industry with Enhanced Keyboard and New Powerful Sound Engine
DOVER, NJ (DECEMBER 4, 2012) - Casio America, Inc. is proud to announce that the Privia PX-350 is a recipient of the prestigious Key Buy Award presented by Keyboard magazine. Keyboard magazine is a highly regarded publication in the music industry andfeatures the most innovative instruments and the latest in music technology. Casio has been a Key Buy Award recipient five times in the last four years for a variety of popular keyboards including the XW-P1, PX-3, PX-330 and WK-7500.
Key Buy Award winners are selected throughout the year by the editors of Keyboard magazine. New products are reviewed and those that meet the Keyboard magazine standards are placed in the Key Buy Award contenders’ bracket. The editors then work together to select the winners based on the following criteria:
- The product represents a genuine technological breakthrough
- At press time, it's the best product in its class
- It offers more bang-for-your-buck that's better than what anyone would expect
“We at Casio are extremely excited to be recognized as a Key Buy Award winner for our new Privia PX-350,” said Stephen Schmidt, vice president of Casio’s Electronic Musical Instruments Division. “With exceptional new features including Casio’s new proprietary sound source, “AiR” (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator) and an authentic acoustic piano feel, the Privia PX-350 is truly a groundbreaking digital keyboard designed to meet the needs of all musicians.”
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The Privia PX-350 delivers unmatched realism and detail. It’s equipped with Casio’s new proprietary sound source, “AiR” (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator) which provides damper resonance and sensational dynamics, utilizing 4 layer stereo dynamic piano samples. The Privia PX-350 also features a redesigned 88 note Tri-sensor scaled hammer action keyboard and utilizes over three times the waveform memory of the previous generation. This latest Privia model has a total of 250 instrument tones built in and the ability to store a user’s preferred splits and layers for live performances. It can also record a 44.1kHz.wav file directly to a USB thumb drive so that rehearsals and performances can be shared with others.
According to Richard Leiter of Keyboard magazine, “The Privia PX-350 has the soul of a real acoustic grand. It’s inspiring and emotional in a way that I haven’t experienced in a digital piano outside of the best virtual instruments and most expensive hardware digitals.”
The Privia PX-350 is now available with an MSRP of $1,099.99. To view the Privia PX-350 review from Keyboard magazine, please visit www.KeyboardMag.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 realize its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.