Casio Receives 2018 Editors Choice Award From Music. Inc.


CT-X Series Honored in “Pianos & Keyboards" Category

DOVER, NJ, July 31, 2018 - Casio America, Inc. a leading innovator in the world of electronic musical instrument technology, is proud to announce that its CT-X series of portable keyboards has received an Editors Choice Award from Music Inc. Magazine. The editorial staff of Music Inc. blanketed the 2018 Summer NAMM show in Nashville, TN in search of the best products and services and chose 40 products for this recognition, including new Casio’s CT-X series. All winners will be featured in Music Inc’s August Post-Show issue.

“We are delighted to be recognized in the ‘Pianos & Keyboards’ category for our new CT-X series of portable keyboards." said Stephen Schmidt, Vice President of Casio’s Electronic Musical Instrument Division. “Its advanced features, sound quality, and affordable price point are significant elements for today’s musicians."

The CT-X series of keyboards feature advanced specifications for advanced beginners to serious performers and players. All models feature the new AiX Sound Source leveraging expertise that Casio accumulated in developing sound sources for its digital pianos. The AiX Sound Source allows the CT-X keyboards to faithfully reproduce the appealing sound of acoustic instruments such as guitars, drums, basses, brass, wind instruments, string ensembles and more.

The CT-X series provides high-performance Digital Signal Processor (DSP) effects that combine various algorithms to realize the perfect effect for each instrument sound. The CT-X700 and CT-X800’s stunning instrument tones are perfect for beginners or advanced players that need an affordable and portable instrument while the CT-X3000 and CT-X5000 provide additional tones and DSP editing features, expression pedal inputs as well as more powerful speaker systems. The CT-X3000 has a 6W+6W speaker system and the CT-X5000 has an incredible 15W+15W high-output amplifier delivering powerful sound output for rehearsal or performance applications.

The CT-X700 (MSRP: $259.99), CT-X800 (MSRP$: 299.99), CT-X3000 (MSRP: $419.99) and CT-X5000 (MSRP: $799.99) portable keyboards are available now at select music dealers nationwide. For additional information on Casio’s CT-X series of keyboards or full portfolio of digital keyboards and pianos, 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

About Music Inc. Magazine
Music Inc. magazine is the leading better-business magazine for musical products retailers around the globe. Packed with insights from the world’s leading retailers, manufacturers and distributors, Music Inc. delivers deep business insights that help musical products retailers compete and succeed. With more than 10,000 copies delivered monthly and a website with more than 15,000 visitors monthly, Music Inc. delivers cutting-edge news, views and trends about musical gear, business and best practices.