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Casio Privia PX860 Digital Piano Bundle

Code: PX860 Bundle
  • £799.00
  • RRP £1,049.99
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 Includes:

  • 5 Year "On-Site" Guarantee
  • Colour Matched Rise & Fall Bench
  • Headphones
  • 30 Online Lessons with Unlimited 24/7 access
  • Piano Tutor Book, CD, DVD & Chord Chart
  • Pull Out Piano Key Cover Built In
  • Free Delivery To UK Mainland
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Great acoustic piano tones from this compact digital instrument

The characteristics of CASIO’s newly developed Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR (Acoustic and Intelligent Resonator) Sound Source reflect thorough attention to detail in expressing the rich, resonating tones inherent to the piano. The capacity of the installed memory has been expanded to achieve a longer sampling duration and enhanced waveform data quality. The temporal changes in tone that create sound you would expect only from a piano, beginning with the initial sound and leading into a beautiful extension until the sound eventually vanishes, are reproduced naturally.

The PX860 features a tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II, with a grand piano`s unique sounding timing.The difference between the sound structures of a grand piano and a digital piano appears as a difference in timing, from the moment the instrument is played until the sound is audible. The new Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II responds by incorporating a system with three sensors that detect touches of the keys sequentially.

The Simulated ebony and white piano keys offers the luxurious feel and texture as well as the smooth touch of a grand piano keyboard. The minutely detailed crimp surface finish inhibits finger slippage due to sweat and gives the sensation of a perfect fingertip fit, even when playing for extended periods.

The PX860 also features a Lid Simulator* - reproducing the sound effects resulting from an open lid.The sound volume and quality change when the lid on a grand piano is raised or lowered. The Lid Simulator reproduces the same acoustic effects for enhanced enjoyment with a digital piano. The acoustic effects of opening and closing the lid are simulated in fine detail. The piano sound you are seeking as you play is always available for your enjoyment by selecting the degree to which the lid is raised or lowered.

* The Lid Simulator setting value remains unchanged, regardless of whether the lid on the piano body is open or closed.

The sound produced by an acoustic piano is not only the sound associated with the keys that are struck. Other strings with frequencies closely associated with those producing the sounds resonate as well, adding their sound to give the music a uniquely rich resonance. In ordinary digital pianos, this string resonance effect is reproduced virtually with strings. The Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR sound source takes a different approach, however, by adopting a “string resonance” system incorporating a stereo resonance simulator for all 88 keys. The resonance of the 88 keys is reproduced completely and naturally. The resonance realized by playing a single tone is differentiated from that realized by playing a chord to reproduce the resulting variations in resonance in a natural manner. This even enables players to achieve varying resonances, controlling them at will by the strength of their touch, and thus to realize performances with the unique expressiveness of an acoustic piano.

It also features a Key Off Simulator - reproducing tonal variations resulting from finger release.The lengths of the reverberations and expressions a piano produces vary depending on the speed at which players release their fingers after touching the keys. The new keyboard system incorporates a Key Off Simulator that reproduces these nuances resulting from key release naturally. Authentic reverberations that feel just like those of a grand piano are expressed as a result.

Also features Damper Resonance - achieving a more naturally beautiful resonance than a pedal.The deep, beautiful resonance resulting from the use of a damper pedal is also reproduced naturally by a stereo resonance simulator installed on all 88 keys, an approach that differs from conventional simulated reproduction employing effect processing. The attention to detail goes so far as to simulate the resonance created by the lifting of the dampers themselves when the pedal is pressed. A continuously variable system has been adopted for the damper pedal, moreover, reproducing even the subtle changes in reverberation that occur in response to the delicate pressure exerted by partial pedal operation. This enables players to employ pedal operation to achieve gracefully expressive performances.

The Hall Simulator function simulates the differing acoustic characteristics of world-famous concert halls, from pure reverberation with outstanding tonal transparency to free-spirited, dazzling reverberation. An advanced equalizing system assures the pianist’s full enjoyment of vital piano sound.

High-quality audio data recordings of 10 live orchestra performances are installed. Pianists can play along with the recordings and enjoy the feeling of participating in a magnificent performance. Musical scores of the concerts are bundled.

Features Include:

Keyboard

88-key, Tri-sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II

Touch Response

3 sensitivity levels, Off

Sound Source

Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR

Maximum Polyphony

256

Tones

18 built-in tones: Grand Piano (Concert, Modern, Classic, Mellow, Bright), Elec Piano1, Elec Piano2, FM E. Piano, 60`s E. Piano, Harpsichord, Vibraphone, Strings 1, Strings 2, Pipe Organ, Jazz Organ, Elec Organ 1, Elec Organ 2, Bass(LOWER)

Layer/Split

Layer(Excluding bass tones), Split(Low-range bass tones only)

Digital Effects

Hall Simulator (4 types), chorus (4 types), brilliance(-3 ~ 0 ~ 3), DSP (Preset for some tones)

Built-in Songs

10 Concert Play, 60 (Music Library)

Song Expansion

10 songs (max.) Up to approxmately 90 KB/song

Lesson Function

Part on/off (Lesson part: right hand/left hand)

Metronome

Beats: 0 to 9 (Tempo range: quarter note = 20 to 255)

Recorder

[MIDI Recorder] 2 tracks x 1 song, approximately 5,000 notes maximum, real-time recording/playback 
[Audio recording] Max. 99 songs approxmately 25 min/song (44.1kHz WAV Format)

Other Functions

  • Grand piano button x 2 (Concert, Modern), ELEC PIANO button
  • Slide-type keyboard cover
  • Auto Power Off: Off after approx. 4 idle hours (default setting)
  • Duet Mode
  • Octave shift: ±2 octaves

Key Transpose

2 octaves 
(-12 semitones - 0 - +12 semitones)

Tuning Control

A4 = 415.5 Hz - 440.0 Hz - 465.9 Hz

Pedals

3 pedals (damper, soft, sostenuto) 
* damper = seamless operation

MIDI

This product is not equipped with MIDI terminals. MIDI communication between the product and a computer is performed using the USB port.

Speakers

12 cm x 2, 5 cm × 2 (2-Way 4-Speakers)

Amp Output

20W20W

Input/Output Terminals

  • Headphones (standard stereo jack) x 2
  • LINE OUT (L/MONO, R)
  • USB: type A, type B
  • External power (24V DC)

* USB cable (A-B type) required to use USB terminal for computer connection.

Power Requirements

AC adaptor: AD-E24250LW

Dimensions 
(W x D x H)

1,367 x 299 x 837 mm 
(Top board closed.) 
(w/o music stand, corner brackets)

Weight

35.5 kg (w/o music stand)

Included Accessories

AC adaptor (AD-E24250LW), score book, music stand, headphone hook


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Review Summary - 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
Casio Privia PX860 Digital Piano Bundle

May 9, 2017 |

The piano is wonderful, delivery was prompt in the morning and didn't disappoint the wife.

The stool however has rust on the underside so I imagine it has been sat in a damp warehouse for too long. It's still functional so not a deal breaker, just a bit disappointing! Don't see it from above so won't moan too much.

The headphones were also a pointless addition to the bundle as they're what you'd expect to get from one of those arcade claw machines - just don't include them!

March 9, 2017 |

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