Casio Privia PX560 Review & Best Price

CASIO PX560 PRIVIA SERIES REVIEW & BEST PRICE

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The Privia PX560 presents smooth rich sound with String Resonance, powered by Casio’s award-winning AiR Sound technology, and Tri-Sensor Hammer Action II keyboard.

Casio PX560 Privia Series is the primary portable piano of Casio Privia series with modern and prestigious design and convenient controls.
Weighing only 26 pounds, this lightweight portable piano can be the king of any gigs and stage performance.
The new 5.3″ Color Touch Screen Interface keeps your performance pristine and convenient and in full control over the PX560’s complete functions.
Many musicians and pianists are very eager and excited about this new technology. 
No other digital piano have incorporated touch screen technology until the new releases of CASIO (PX360, PX560, CGP700).

In the past, Casio PX-5s is thought to be the standard casio sound and essence of Casio sound. Casio Privia PX-5s has many functions but I would not recommend it as purpose of performance, concerts, professional, hobby or education.

Why? Because you can just get the Casio PX560 which gives you addition of new tones, user-programmable rhythms, built-in speakers, all centered around an amazing, easy-to-use 5.3” Color Touch Interface.

Casio PX560 Privia Series has many different function that allows easy use which means it can recommended for the use of concerts, studios, professional settings, school, and home.
Casio PX560 Privia Series is 256 Polyphony that allows performance of different genre of songs.
With 650 different tones and 220 of different rhythm by genres that amuses players.
Double your features through Computer and USB Port and portable USB Port which can give connection to iphones, ipads and computers.
Casio PX560 Privia Series is a portable with smaller speaker but the output is greater than most portables.
Casio PX560 Privia Series can be a great recommendation for smaller area, requires lots of movements, dormitories, and educational purposes.
With many functions, Casio PX560 Privia Series can be used for longer span of time.
Within price range, Casio PX560 Privia Series is a strongly recommended product.
Priced at originally $1199.99, great value per dollar. Additional options can include x-bench, x-stand, cabinet stand, four-leg bench.

The true beauty of Casio PX560 is the warranty.
This is an essential benefit that most customers overlook. Warranties are very important when it comes maintaining a product.
Most warranties of other brands only cover parts and labor.
However, Casio will easily replace your products for BRAND NEW. Here is how…
The general warranty provided by Casio is 1 year plus 2 years additional after registration, making it 3 years total. The Casio warranty covers replacement of digital pianos when there are defectives…
Casio is betting to replace your CASIO Privia PX560, why? because Casio believe in the it’s indispensable durability.
This is how much Casio is proud of the durability of their digital pianos; actually Casio has the lowest rate of defect products.

You can see their warranty policy here: http://www.casio.com/support/warranties/musdvcwarr.htm

 

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‘AIR Sound’ (Acoustic and Intelligent Resonator) is a newly developed sound technology by Casio and it expresses the authentic vibrations of an acoustic piano.
Casio PX560 Privia Series has all 88-key Weighted Grade Hammer Action use stereo resonance simulator which expresses sufficient details of piano sound.
Casio PX560 Privia Series has 650 of different professional built in tones including grand piano sounds. You can also add in 400 User tones of your choice.
Casio PX560 Privia Series also has Layer function that allows mixing of two different sounds that give you enjoyment.
Have over 220 traditional rhythms to supplement piano performance.
Transpose function give easier expression of different strength levels and it can be easier when played with another instrument.
Casio PX560 Privia Series can play any type of songs with its massive 256 Polyphony.
Except, Speaker is 8X2- 16w portable which is most exceptional within the price range and with installed speaker but Casio PX560 Privia Series has in & output that can connect to amp and can play sound on external stereo and has the built in Color Touch-Screen that allows you to control the sound attributes. With Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR Sound Source installed into the Casio PX560, you will experience multi-dimentional sound that will enrich you tears of enjoyment.
Casio PX560 Privia Series can be used for home, education and concert purposes.

Keyboard Action

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Casio PX560 Privia Series has unique action called 88-key Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II which has same size and action as an acoustic piano and with lower keys heavier and becomes lighter as keys get higher.
Casio PX560 Privia Series 88-key Weighted Scaled Hammer Action has an ivory key which prevents fingers from slipping, gives prestigious look, and instills cleaner feeling.
Casio PX560 Privia Series has three sensors on the key that allows users to feel detail when controlling strength and even has an option that allows velocity and responsiveness control.

Instead of the conventional two sensors, Casio CGP700 uses three sensors, making them the best digital piano keyboard technology. With this cutting-edge technology, you won’t even have to return the keys to the original position in order to be played again. Keys will be able to intricately express the strength very easily.

 

The Proprietary Hammer Response features provide timing nuance as it is programmed for different Hammer speed depending on the size of the hammer inside of an acoustic piano.
This feature gives the player the most realistic keyboard action experience that player will not get from other pianos.

Casio PX560 Privia Series has the best touch compared to other pianos within the price range.

This is what an acoustic action system looks like.

LAST BUT NOT LEAST, let me explain to you the reason why Casio PX-560 is the king of all Musical Instruments.

Casio PX-560 comes with an equilizer. 
With this function, you can make adjustments in many different aspects of your digital piano sounds.

This function makes all the difference. The Master EQ – 4 Bands Parametric EQ even gives you a full control of your sound, adding a digital effects to your instrument.


Function

Casio PX560 Privia Series has many functions as portable digital piano.
Made to be used in homes as well as concerts, Casio PX560 Privia Series has the best function compared to other pianos within the price range.
With minimized size and weight, Casio PX560 Privia Series easily transferable. Casio PX560 Privia Series is…

5.3″ Color Touch Screen | The Color Touch Screen is a huge upgrade from the previous version. You will now be able to handle your controls much more effectively. It is very hard to find a portable digital piano that has color touch screen within this price range. Casio PX560 does give you the most value per dollar.

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650 Built-in Tones | 650 different built-in tones can aid your music studies. You can also add in 400 User Tones of your choice

Layer (Dual layer) | With this technique, you can play two different sounds simultaneously on one key. You will be able to play ‘piano and string’ sound or ‘piano and organ’ sound simultaneously on one key. You will be able to make the performance more beautiful and will give you more enjoyment.layered_final

Rhythm | Best function for digital pianos within the price range. It has accompany function and has over 180 different traditional rhythm such as Walts, Latin and others.

Duet mode (Classroom Mode) | You can divide the keyboard into two separate keyboards with the same chromatic scale. This is will become similar to playing two different pianos; it is fit for performance or a lesson between a student and a teacher.duetmode

Split | You can play two different instrument sounds on each hand within a keyboard. For example, left hand can play vibratone, right hand can play piano; it gives effect of one person playing two different instrument sound..split_final

Recording | Casio PX560 can record up to 100 songs which is best within the price range, connection to USB, computer USB, MIDI is available and you can record over 1000 songs.

External Amp Connection | As I have stated above, Casio PX560 Privia Series has ability to connect an external speaker with IN put & OUT put jack and make great output allowing great public performance. Casio PX560 also has many other functions; we highly recommend it for the purpose of education and concert.

Option

SP33 (3-Pedal)

CB7 Four Leg Bench

CS67 Cabinet Stand

Casio PX560 Privia Series includes keyboard, noteholder, adapter, switch damper pedal.
Cabinet stand, x-style stand, 3 pedal(SP33), and bench(CB7) can be bought additionally.

Warranty

Casio PX560 Privia Series’s warranty is the best warranty in the industry when judged by company that it is a defect, Casio will replace the item.
You are provided with 1 year plus 2 more years after registration, totaling at 3 year full warranty coverage at convenience.

Color

PX-560M (Blue Top),

 


TECHNICAL SPECS

****Trouble seeing the specification table on your gadget? Here is the original specifications page: http://www.casio.com/products/Digital_Pianos_%26_Keyboards/Privia_Digital_Pianos/PX-560/%20

Technical Specs

 PX-560
Keyboard 3 Sensors
Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II
3 sensitivity levels, off
Simulated ebony and ivory keys
Sound Source Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR Sound Source
Linear Morphing & Hex layer yes
Polyphony (maximum) 256
Tones 650 Built-in tones
400 User Tones
Layer: yes
Split: yes
Duet Mode: yes
Octave Shift: yes
Editor: yes
Simulator for acoustic piano tones Hammer Response: yes 8 Levels
Damper Noise: yes- 16 Levels
Damper Resonance: yes 16 Levels
String Resonance: yes 16 Levels
Key off Simulator: yes
Digital Effects Reverb – 17 Types (Editable)
Chorus – 16 Types (Editable)
Delay- 6 Types (Editable)
Mester EQ -4 Bands Parametric EQ
DPS – 20 Types (Parameter Editable DSP)
Auto Harmonize yes
MIDI Recorder 16 Multi Track + 1 System Track
100 Songs
Approximately 50,000 Notes
Real- Time Recording, Punch-in/out
Song and Track Edit: Delete, Copy, Rename
Audio Recorder 100 Songs
Recording/Playback
Format: .wav (16bit, 44.1kHz, Stereo)
Length of recording per song: approx. 74mins
Preset Temperaments 17 Types
Rhythm Editor yes
Rhythms 200 Built-in Rhythms
30 User Rhythms
One Touch Preset
Songs 100 User Songs (Song Expansion)
32MB Capacity for user songs
6 Demo songs
Tempo Setting 20 ~ 255BPM
Tapping Function
Metronome 0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 beats; tempo range: 20 to 255
Pedals Included : SP-3 Optional : SP-33
Half-Damper pedal Operation – Yes (with optional SP-33 pedal unit)
Key Transpose 25 Steps (-12 semitones ~ 0 ~ +12 semitones)
Tuning Control A4 = 415.5Hz ~ 440.0Hz ~ 465.9Hz
Lesson Function Part ON / OFF (16ch Mixer)
Metronome Yes
Music Preset 305 Built-in Presets
Cord Progressions
100 User Presets
Editing Parameters
Registration Memory Yes: 96 Setups (4 areas x 24 banks)
Pedals Included : SP-3
Optional : SP-33
Half-Damper pedal Operation Yes (with optional SP-33)
Display 5.3″ Color Touch Panel
Pitch Bend Wheel Yes
Modulation Wheel Yes
Controller 3 Knobs
Power Source DC 12V
Power Supply AC Adapter: AD-A12150LW
Power Consumption 10 W
Auto Power Off yes
USB USB port (to Host) : Yes
USB Fllash Drive Port: Yes
Pedal: 2 (Damper Assignable)
Connector for 3- Pedal Unit
Expression Pedal Available
Midi in/out: Yes
Phones: 2 (3.5mm Stero Mini, Front)
Line In: Yes (L/MONO, R : 6.3mm Mono Standard)
Line Out: Yes (L/MONO, R : 6.3mm Mono Standard)
Audio In: Yes (3.5mm Stereo Mini)
Speakers 12cm x 2 , 5cm x 2
Amplifiers 8 W + 8 W
Weight with stand 26.5 lbs (48.5 lbs optional)
Size with stand 52.0″ x 11.5″ x 5.8″ / 52.0″ x 11.5″ x 30.4″ [optional]
Included Accessories Score Stand, SP-3 Pedal, AD-A12150 AC Adapter
Optional Accessories 3 Pedal System (SP-33), Keyboard Stand (CS-67P)

* Specs could change at anytime without notice

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