Casio Privia PX-5S - Digital Stage Piano

Casio Privia PX-5S - Digital Stage Piano

Casio Privia PX-5S - Digital Stage Piano

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Casio Privia PX-5S - Digital Stage Piano

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Product Highlights

  • 88-Keys
  • Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II
  • 256 Note Polyphony
  • 370 Preset / 350 User Sounds
  • 4 Knobs, 6 Sliders, Pitch and Mod Wheels
  • 4 Zones
  • 8-Track Sequencer
  • Programmable Arpeggiators
  • Effects
  • USB MIDI and MIDI I/O
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The Privia PX-5S from Casio is an 88-key digital stage piano featuring a scaled hammer action keyboard that provides more resistance at the lower end of the keyboard, and lighter keys towards the top. Four dynamic layers of stereo piano samples are integrated with the company's proprietary Linear Morphing System, resulting in a grand piano sound with seamless transitions and excellent dynamic range.

Simulated ebony and ivory keys provide an authentic touch, that when combined with the AiR sound source, provide a touch-to-sound connection that is matched only by a real grand piano. Adding to the sense of realism, Acoustic Resonance DSP simulates the sound of the open strings when the dampers are raised by the pedal. However, the instrument is not simply about a great piano sound. Other sounds include a classic electric piano, harpsichord and clav sounds, as well as string and other synthesized patches.

A wide variety of effects can be applied, at the system level, as insert effects, or on the master bus. An eight-track sequencer can hold up to 1,000 phrases, and four, sixteen-step arpeggiators can be set up independently. Further, the instrument can function as a comprehensive controller, with up to four zones available. Each zone can define how the instrument's various control elements function (knobs, sliders, etc.), and MIDI output can be via USB or the dedicated MIDI connectors. With the addition of Apple's optional Camera Connection Kit, control of an iPad is also possible.

Stage piano with an 88-key, Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II keyboard
256 notes polyphony
Four dynamic layers of stereo piano samples
Grand piano sounds, classic electric piano, harpsichord and clav sounds with some tones featuring release samples, and amplifier and speaker simulations
Four zone controller, complete with four knobs and six sliders which are completely configurable to control internal sounds, effects parameters, or send continuous controllers to other gear
Each zone can control an internal sound, an external MIDI device, or both simultaneously
Hex Layer tones (six-layers each) complete with real-time filters
Four programmable sixteen-step arpeggiators
"Class compliant" USB connectivity allows for using the piano with Mac or Windows computers - no need to download drivers
Class Compliant USB MIDI also allows the piano to be used as a controller for the Apple iPad when used with the optional Apple Camera Connection Kit
For emergency use or backup, the instrument can be powered by six AA batteries (not included)
UPC: 079767361938
In the Box
Casio Privia PX-5S - Digital Stage Piano
  • External Power Supply
  • One (1) Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Keyboard 88-key, Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action II
    Polyphony 256 Note
    Synthesis Method Proprietary AiR sound source
    Presets Preset: 370
    User: 350
    Keyboard Instrument (including Electric Piano): 60 preset, 50 user
    Hex Layer: 50 preset, 150 user
    Sequencer 8-Track, up to 1,000 phrases
    Arpeggiator 4 x Simultaneous programmable 16-step arpeggiators
    User Memory 100 user stage settings/4 zone configurations
    Effects System Effects
    Reverb
    Chorus
    Delay
    String and Damper Resonance

    Insert Effects (4 simultaneous)
    Equalizer
    Compressor
    Limiter
    Enhancer
    Early Reflection
    Phaser
    Chorus
    Flanger
    Tremolo
    Auto Pan
    Rotary
    Drive Rotary
    LFO Wah
    Auto Wah
    Distortion (with Amp Simulator)
    Pitch Shifter
    Multi Chorus
    Ring Mod
    Delay
    Piano effect

    Master Effects
    4-band EQ
    Compressor
    Controllers 4 x Knobs
    6 x Sliders
    1 x Pitch Wheel
    1 x Modulation Wheel
    2 x 1/4" TS Pedal Inputs
    MIDI Independent USB and MIDI I/O
    Inputs/Outputs 2 x 1/4" TS Input
    1 x 1/8" TRS stereo mini Input
    1 x 1/4" TS Output
    2 x 5-pin DIN MIDI I/O
    1 x USB Type B
    Storage USB, file and audio recording
    Display Backlit LED
    Power Requirements 12V DC via included external power adapter
    6 x AA batteries (not included)
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 52.1 x 11.3 x 5.3" (132 x 29 x 13 cm)
    Weight 24.5 lb (11 kg), without batteries
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 32.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 57.0 x 14.5 x 8.0"

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