Back to School 2016: The Best Tech and Tools from Casio


Casio’s Portfolio of Calculators, Electronic Musical Instruments and Timepieces Are Essentials for the New School Year

Dover, NJ, September 1, 2016 - While students are salvaging their remaining days of summer vacation, the new school year is right around the corner and Casio America, Inc. is excited to offer a range of products including fashionable yet functional timepieces, electronic musical instruments for every skill level, and calculators for students of all ages. From aspiring musicians and mathletes to fashion-forward techies, Casio has something for everyone.

“Back to school can be an exciting time of the year for students, and we look forward to offering innovative, top-of-the-line products that exceed school requirements and make learning fun," said Yuji Sasajima, CEO of Casio America, Inc. “Casio’s full portfolio of calculators, timepieces, and keyboards do just that - they deliver exceptional functionality in stylish and easy-to-use forms that make learning inside or outside of the classroom more enjoyable."

For the Aspiring Musician
Casio’s newest addition to its line of digital pianos - the Compact Grand Piano CGP-700 - comes equipped with a number of great features. Its most notable new feature is the Color Touch Interface (CTI), which is a premium 5.2" color graphic touch display. This easy-to-use touch screen acts as an all-inclusive hub for everything on the CGP-700, including built-in rhythms, tones, and effects. Other key features include a unique 3-way speaker system providing superior power with dual 20 watt amplification, 550 newly developed built-in tones, 200 rhythms utilizing new drums and percussions, a new inserts and systems effects engine, and two headphone jacks on the front panel. The CGP-700 is available for a MSRP of $799.99.

Students that Love the Outdoors
Designed with Casio’s Triple Sensor Version 3 Technology, the PRO TREK PRG-300 provides users with extremely accurate readings to help navigate through any adventures. The watch is equipped with a direction sensor, as well as an altimeter/barometer and thermometer enabling the user to effortlessly check information on outdoor conditions. With Casio’s Tough Solar Power technology, the PRG-300 charges even in low or fluorescent light, eliminating the need for continuous battery replacement. Other key features include water resistance up to 100 meters, world times for 48 cities, four daily alarms, and more. The PRG-300 is available in multiple colors for a MSRP of $250-$280.

For the Math Wiz
Casio’s CLASSWIZ fx-991EX raises the bar for scientific calculators. Typically a function reserved only for graphing calculators, Casio’s CLASSWIZ fx-991EX scientific calculator features a basic spreadsheet function that allows students to create spreadsheets of up to five columns and 45 rows for a maximum of 170 data items. The high-resolution screen comes equipped with natural textbook display, and it also features an intuitive icon display for quick and easy access to key functions. The CLASSWIZ fx-91EX can also perform advanced mathematics including 4x4 matrix calculations, simultaneous equations with four unknowns and quartic equations, advanced statistical distribution calculations, metric conversions, as well as integration, differential and ratio equations. The ClassWiz fx-991EX is available for a MSRP of $19.99.

For additional information on Casio’s full portfolio of products, please visit . 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, 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