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Mar 13, 2013

Casio Reveals XW-P1CO Performance Synthesizer

Casio XW-P1CO

Casio’s XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer kicked off 2013 with not one, but two prestigious industry awards – Electronic Musician’s “2013 Editors’ Choice Awards for Affordable Synth Awesomeness” and The Music & Sound Retailer “Best Keyboard and Sound Module Award of 2012.” With the XW-P1’s recent success, Casio is continuing its momentum with the introduction of a limited edition model in a signature Chrome Orange hue.

The XW-P1CO is the successor of the Gold XW-P1GO, the first model in Casio’s Legends Collection – a sub-category of the Casio’s XW series of synthesizers…

Jan 24, 2013

Casio Expands Privia Lineup With PX-780

Casio PX-780

Casio has expanded its well-known Privia digital piano line with the introduction of the Privia PX-780. It joins the robust Privia lineup of digital pianos featuring a refined all-in-one cabinet design. The PX-780 will be exhibited in Casio’s booth (#5900) during Winter NAMM at the Anaheim Convention Center, January 24-27, 2013.

“We are extremely proud of the new generation of Celviano digital pianos, which offer exceptional sound quality and unmatched features for both beginners and experienced professionals." said Stephen Schmidt, Vice President of Casio’s Electronic Musical Instruments Division…

Jan 24, 2013

Casio Reveals Privia Pro PX-5S Professional Stage Piano

Casio Privia Pro PX-5S

Casio is pleased to introduce a new game-changing digital piano to its popular Privia line – the Privia Pro PX-5S. The new PX-5S represents the first electronic piano in Casio’s Privia Pro series, a sub-category aimed for professional stage musicians and will be exhibited in Casio’s booth (#5900) during Winter NAMM at the Anaheim Convention Center, January 24-27, 2013.

“The launch of Casio’s Privia Pro series further exemplifies the company’s commitment to the musical instrument category…

Jan 24, 2013

Casio Introduces Celviano AP-250, AP-450 and AP-650 Digital Pianos

Casio Celviano AP-650

Today, Casio is excited to launch three new models to its well-known Celviano digital piano line. Fortifying its place at the top of the electronic musical instrument industry, the Celviano AP-250, AP-450 and AP-650 offer enhanced functionality, modernized cabinetry and Casio’s proprietary sound source, AiR (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator). The latest Celviano digital pianos will be exhibited in Casio’s booth (#5900) during Winter NAMM at the Anaheim Convention Center, January 24-27, 2013…

Jan 24, 2013

Yamaha B Series Upright Pianos Debut In US

Yamaha B1

Yamaha announces the United States debut of the b Series Upright Pianos, the most affordable instruments in Yamaha's acoustic piano line. A favorite in Japanese and European households for years, the recently launched Continental style b1 is designed for maximum performance, incorporating exceptional craftsmanship, space-conscious design and high-quality sound at a wallet-friendly price.

According to Yamaha Acoustic Piano Marketing Manager Ed Bezursik, the U.S. market is primed for the b Series' winning combination of looks, value and quality…

Jan 24, 2013

Yamaha Spotlights New PSR-S750 And PSR-S950 Arranger Keyboards

Yamaha PSR-S950

Yamaha is spotlighting the PSR-S950 and PSR-S750 arranger keyboards at the 2013 NAMM Show. Available at authorized Yamaha dealers nationwide, these models feature Super Articulation Voices, more performance styles and a number of advanced connectivity options that offer possibilities previously only found on higher-end Yamaha instruments, like the acclaimed Tyros4 arranger keyboard.

The PSR-S950 arranger keyboard debuts Audio Style technology, bringing the realism, nuance and character of live drums and percussion to Styles. Each Audio Style adds a track of tempo-synch'ed audio from drummers and percussionists around the world…

Jan 24, 2013

Yamaha PSR-E243 And PSR-E343 Portable Keyboards

Yamaha PSR-E343

Yamaha today launched the PSR-E243 and PSR-E343 portable keyboards at the 2013 NAMM Show. Primarily geared towards learning musicians, each model offers the built-in Yamaha Education Suite, which enables students to teach themselves piano as well as built-in accompaniment styles that make it possible to sound like full bands. USB TO HOST connectivity makes interfacing with personal computers and Apple iPad/iPhone/iPod touch easy. The PSR-E343 also adds an AUX line input and Melody Suppressor so players can perform the lead part in their favorite songs stored on MP3 players…

Jan 24, 2013

Yamaha Expands Arius Lineup With YDP-142 and YDP-162

Yamaha YDP-142

Yamaha continues to expand features of its remarkable Arius line of digital pianos, with the new YDP-142 and YDP-162. These new Arius models, which will be unveiled at the 2013 NAMM Show, offer users a digital alternative to an acoustic upright piano for the home and are suitable for pianists ranging from beginner to intermediate, respectively.

Both the YDP-142 and YDP-162 provide unique benefits, including dual headphone jacks that allow two pianists to sit at the bench to practice or play in total privacy…

Jan 24, 2013

Yamaha Presents Expanded Disklavier E3 Lineup

Yamaha DC5XE3PRO

Yamaha displays its expanded Disklavier E3 and E3PRO Series performance reproducing digital/acoustic grand pianos at the 2013 NAMM Show. These models combine the unrivalled touch, tone, elegance and style of traditional Yamaha acoustic pianos with cutting edge digital piano features that enable the instruments to play themselves - with exact keystrokes and pedal movements - in accompaniment to performance content streamed over the Internet or stored in its internal memory. New features and price points provide a whole new world of musical experiences to consumers whether playing or listening to their favorite music…

Oct 22, 2012

Yamaha Presents Its Lowest Priced Digital Piano Ever: The P-35

Yamaha P-35

Yamaha Keyboard Division introduces its lowest-priced digital piano offering ever – the P-35. Available at authorized Yamaha dealers nationwide, the instrument features Yamaha's Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) action, Duo Mode, MIDI In and Out ports and iPad connectivity with Yamaha's optional I-MX1 interface, while offering the exceptional touch, tone and heritage that players expect from Yamaha acoustic pianos…