Casio Wraps Up The 2019 Namm Show On A High Note


Namm Show

Company’s PRIVIA Series Honored with Various Industry Accolades

DOVER, NJ, February 5, 2019 - Casio America, Inc., a leading innovator in the world of electronic musical instrument technology, is proud to announce that its PRIVIA series of digital pianos earned multiple awards at the 2019 NAMM Show. The accolades include NAMM’s Best in Show Award in the category of “Gotta Stock it", Keyboard magazine’s Key Buy Award for outstanding value, and MMR’s Home Digital Keyboard Dealer’s Choice award. Retailers and editorial staff traversed the 2019 NAMM Show in Aneheim, CA in search of the best products and services in the music industry, selecting Casio out of the thousands of other exhibitors.

Best In Show Award: PX-S3000
The new Casio PRIVIA PX-S3000 was presented with the NAMM association’s Best in Show Award in the “Gotta Stock It" category, which is judged by an independent panel of retail leaders. The PX-S3000, which also made its debut at NAMM, boasts 700 tones, 200 accompaniment rhythms, a backlit LCD display, pitch bend wheel, and two control knobs that give players control over powerful DSP effects and more. The PX-S3000 highlights Casio’s goal to continuously innovate and deliver outstanding products in the music realm.

Keyboard's Key Buy Award: PX-S1000
Keyboard’s Editor Jon Regen awarded Casio’s PX-S1000, the latest addition to the PRIVIA series, the magazine’s Key Buy Award for outstanding value. The new PX-S1000 model delivers innovations that make playing the piano more enjoyable than ever. While its compact profile makes it slim and stylish, it provides an authentic grand piano sound and feel.

MMR Dealers’ Choice Award: PX-870
For the second year in a row, Casio’s PX-870 was awarded the Annual MMR Home Digital Keyboard Dealers’ Choice Award. As the flagship model, the PX-870 represents the best of what Casio instruments have to offer including the AiR Sound Source, realistic damper resonance, key action sounds, and more! This instrument plays beautifully, has a stylish appearance, and is offered at a very competitive price-point.

“We are excited to be recognized by our dealers as well as notable industry publications for our outstanding digital keyboards," said Stephen Schmidt, Vice President of Casio’s Electronic Musical Instrument Division. “Each PRIVIA digital piano has advanced features, sound quality, and an affordable price-point which make them an ideal fit for today’s musicians, and further positions Casio as a leading innovator in the industry."

Casio’s PRIVIA PX-S1000 (MSRP: $899.99) PX-S3000 (MSRP: $1199.99) and PX-870 (MSRP: $999.99) digital pianos are available now at select music dealers nationwide. For additional information on Casio’s PRIVIA series of digital pianos 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