Casio Privia PX-S1000: Everything You Need to Know

Looking for a superb sounding, lightweight, digital piano with a harmonious appearance for your home, studio, or next performance? Look no further than the Casio Privia PX-S1000. This amazing instrument sounds and feels like a grand piano, with plenty of sound options to choose from. Great for practicing and recording, you’ll love the sonic flexibility and easy portability of this dynamic digital piano.

Professional Piano Sound

Each of the 88 keys on the Privia PX-S1000 are individually weighted like an acoustic piano with Smart Scaled Hammer Action, and feature String Resonance and Damper Resonance for a professional playing feel and sound. There are 18 voices to choose from including traditional grand piano, tine and reed electric pianos, organs, strings, vibraphone, harpsichord, and more. Hall Simulator further adds to that spacious, acoustic piano simulation, while Surround Mode makes you feel like the sound is coming from multiple directions – just like in a live performance. A built-in 2-track MIDI recorder enables you to capture your sound, and lets you record left and right hands separately or two different instruments. You can even layer two of the voices together.

Sleek Design for Any Setting

Casio’s Privia PX-S1000 and PX-S3000 models are currently the slimmest digital pianos in the world. A grand, glossy top panel with illuminated top sensor controllers that fade away when the power is off provide for a clean look. Ebony and ivory keytop surfaces complement the gloss top and enhance the smooth, authentic feel. The mesh speaker grill on the back coupled with subtle ports on the front panel direct your sound so that it travels well to both you and your audience simultaneously. With these powerful speakers, you won’t need an amp for a small venue. Place this piano up against the wall, in an open space, at home, or just about anywhere – it weighs less than 25 pounds so you can move and transport it without a struggle.

Compatible and Connective

Connect your phone or other device through the 1/8″ Bluetooth audio input to listen to music through the built-in speakers, and play along with any song. Practice sessions and duet performances are easy with a built-in metronome and Duet Mode, which splits the keyboard in half for two people to play. Other ports include two headphone outputs, two 1/4″ line outputs to connect to any PA system or recording device, and a USB port. The Privia PX-S1000 is compatible with the free Chordana Play for Piano iOS/Android app so you can practice along with pdf scores, control your recorder, customize the playback pitch and tempo, and remove vocals or melody. It also comes complete with a music rest, power supply, and sustain pedal so you can set it up right away, and optionally runs on six AA batteries when access to an outlet is limited.

Features:

  • 88 Smart Scaled Hammer Action keys with ebony and ivory keytop surfaces
  • 18 voices including grand piano, tine and reed electric pianos, organs, strings, vibraphone, harpsichord, and more with String Resonance and Damper Resonance
  • Glossy top panel with illuminated top sensor controllers that fade away when the power is off
  • Layering, Hall Simulator, and Surround Mode for a live performance feel
  • Powerful speakers with a mesh grill on the back and subtle ports on the front panel to direct your sound toward you and your audience
  • Built-in 2-track MIDI recorder can record left and right hands separately or 2 different instruments
  • Metronome and Duet Mode for practice or two-player sessions
  • 1/8″ Bluetooth audio input, two headphone outputs, two 1/4″ line outputs, and USB port
  • Compatible with the free Chordana Play for Piano iOS/Android app

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Tiffany Williams started her musical journey at the age of 7 when she learned to play the keyboard. By the 6th grade the viola became her passion, and she played in her middle and high school string and symphonic orchestras, pit orchestra, and Chamber Ensemble. She has participated in multiple music events and festivals including Music in the Parks and NYSSMA (levels 5/6), and was inducted into the Tri-M Music Honor Society. In college she played in the string orchestra and was selected to play in the Binghamton Symphonic Orchestra. As a member of the Binghamton Explorchestra she played, conducted, and had the opportunity to showcase two of her own compositions. Pursuing her musical endeavors, she challenges herself to learning other instruments, and has composed 14 songs which are now copyrighted in the U.S. Library of Congress. She continues to play and compose and is delighted to be a part of the Sam Ash team.