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Casio PX870 came up with better sound quality and tune (4 new layer stereo grand piano) , new slender design with concentrated control buttons. Here is an introduction video of PX870 made by Casio. With 19 voices, multiple features, and powerful 256 polyphony, PX870 has the core things that most players will ever need for a compact home-style digital piano. You can use duet piano function for teacher and student lesson or a fun gig. Casio PX870 offers 2 headphone jack ports for such purpose. Casio PX870 can store the songs that you play in a flash drive. Casio PX870 is definitely one of the best budget home-style digital piano.
Casio PX870 & PX860 Comparison
|# of tones||19||18|
|Dimension||1,393 x 299 x 801mm||1,367 x 299 x 837 mm|
Casio PX870 Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II
Casio PX870’s unique action has the same size and feel like an acoustic piano and with lower keys heavier and becomes lighter as notes get higher.
Casio PX870 does not have a spring action that is similar to upright piano action, instead, the graded hammer action of PX870 simulates grand piano.
Casio PX870 has 3 sensors that allow users to feel even the small strength changes in responsiveness.
Casio PX870 has key off simulator that expresses key release effect naturally.
Also, Casio PX870 has ivory and ebony feeling key tops that can be effective for moisture absorbent of sweat from fingers when played for an elongated hour.
Casio PX870 virtual grand piano lid
Casio PX870 Players can adjust resonance of the piano voice by open and closing the virtual piano lid just like an actual grand piano.
Casio PX870 New Control Design for Easier Alteration
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Casio PX870 Basic Functions
- Layer | With this technique, you can play two different sounds simultaneously on one key with Casio PX870. 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.
- 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.
- Duet mode | You can divide the keyboard into two separate pianos with the same chromatic scale. This is will become playing two of 44-keys pianos; it is fit for performance or a lesson between a student and a teacher. Transpose Function | You can easily harmonize with different instruments.
Recording| Casio PX870 can save about 5,000 notes total for MIDI, and has audio recorder/playback function with max 99 songs.
-10 built in songs
Color| Casio PX870 is available in black, white, and brown color.
Warranty| Casio provides 3 years of factory warranty for brand new PX870 buyers.
Casio PX870 manual can be downloaded from here
Specifications (Casio Official Website)
88 keys, Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard Ⅱ, Simulated ebony and ivory keys, 3 sensitivity levels,
Sound Source : Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR
Polyphony (maximum) : 256
19 Instrument Tones
Hammer Response – (4 levels), String Resonance – (4 levels), Damper Resonance – (4 levels), Lid Simulator – (4 levels), Key Action Noise – (ON / OFF), Damper Noise – (ON / OFF)
Hall Simulator / Reverb – 4 (Hall Simulator), Chorus – 4, Brilliance – (-3 ~ 0 ~ 3), DSP – (Preset for some tones)
Concert Play – 10 songs, Controller – Start / Stop, Mode – Listen / Lesson / Play, Music Library – 60 Songs, Song Expansion (User Songs) – 10 songs (max.) Up to approximately 90 KB / song
Sound Projection System, Headphone Mode, Volume Sync EQ, Connection to App, Lesson Function – Part ON / OFF, Lesson Part Select – Right hand, Left hand, MIDI Recorder – 2 tracks, 1 song, Approximate Data Capacity – Approximately 5,000 notes total, Audio Recorder / Playback – Max. 99 songs, approximately 25 min/song (44.1 kHz WAV format), Duet Mode, Octave Shift, Metronome – 0 to 9 beats; tempo range : 20 to 255, Pedals – 3 built-in pedals (damper, soft, sostenuto)
2 octaves (-12 semitones ~ 0 ~ +12 semitones)
A4 = 415.5 Hz ~ 440.0 Hz ~ 465.9 Hz
|Number of Preset Temperaments||
・GRAND PIANO button ・ELEC PIANO button ・Slide-type keyboard cover ・Auto Power Off: Off after approx. 4 idle hours (default setting)
|Connectivity and Storage||
PHONES/OUTPUT, Connector for 3-Pedal Unit, LINE OUT, USB TO HOST, USB TO DEVICE
12cm x 2 + 4cm x 2
20 W + 20 W
AC Adaptor, Music Stand