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Adding value to your purchase, Austin Bazaar bundles your instrument with necessary accessories. Everything you need to start playing immediately comes in one box. Save yourself the hassle and save some money while you're at it. A bench is included so you can play your new instrument in comfort. The included bench is furniture style so it fits in with your home décor. A stand is included so you don't need to purchase one separately. An instructional book is included so you can practice better. An Austin Bazaar instructional DVD is included so you can pick up some tips while learning your new instrument. An Austin Bazaar polishing cloth is included so you can keep your new instrument in mint condition.
The successor to the popular PX-150, the Privia PX-160 utilizes Casio's famous AiR Sound Source and its remarkable Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II keyboard. With several enhancements in sounds and features over the previous generation, the PX-160 continues to provide world-class features and style at an unbeatable price.
Casio's proprietary sound source, "AiR" (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator) provides the grand piano sounds in the PX-160. Casio meticulously recorded the sound of a 9-foot concert grand at 4 dynamic levels. The AiR engine delivers this sound with seamless dynamics for a remarkably expressive and powerful performance. Damper Resonance is simulated by AiR for uncanny realism when the damper pedal is used.
The PX-160 utilizes Casio's famous Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II keyboard. This action features new simulated Ebony and Ivory textured keys for an incredible feel and its three sensors capture the dynamics of a performance with unparalleled speed and accuracy. Casio's proprietary Hammer Response feature takes into consideration the speed at which different sized hammers move inside an acoustic grand piano relative to the velocity the keys are played. This timing nuance provides the ultimate key-to-sound experience that is unmatched by the standard actions of other brands.
Grand Sound System
The chassis has been redesigned not only to provide a more elegant look but also to accommodate a new 8w x 8w speaker system, which delivers the PX-160's remarkable sounds with the richness that they deserve. This speaker system is open to the front but also ported to the back, which provides remarkable sound when the PX-160 is placed against a wall. This also allows it to easily be used in a classroom or other environment where the sound will be projected towards the audience. Far superior to brands whose speaker systems are aimed mostly downward.
The PX-160 also features newly developed string ensemble sounds. These rich stereo strings sound wonderful by themselves or layered with the PX-160's grand pianos, electric pianos, harpsichord and more. The electric pianos have also been updated providing some dynamic sounds derived from Casio's award winning PX-5S stage piano. The PX-160 provides split and layer capability allowing you to play bass in your left hand and have two layered tones in your right. Duet mode allows the keyboard to be split into two equal ranges, so the student and teacher can use the piano simultaneously. A two track recorder can even record and playback your practice and performances. The optional CS-67 stand puts the PX-160 at the proper height and the optional SP-33 pedal system provides the same 3 pedal functionality as a grand piano
For quiet listening, the PX-160 now has two headphone outputs which are located on the front of the instrument and for those who are performing with other amplification, the PX-160 also features 1/4" left and right line outputs on the rear panel. The PX-160 continues Casio's tradition of providing "class compliant" USB connectivity on Privia digital pianos. This allows the PX-160 to be used with Mac or Windows computers without the need for downloading drivers. Class Compliant USB MIDI also allows the PX-160 to be used as a controller with the Apple iPad simply with the use of Apple's Camera Connection Kit.
Sound Source: Multi-dimensional Morphing AiR Sound SourceStereo-sampled Piano Tones
Polyphony (maximum): 128
Tones: 18 Built-in tonesGrand Piano (Concert, Modern, Classic, Mellow, Bright), Elec Piano 1, Elec Piano 2, FM E. Piano, 60's E. PianoHarpsichord, Vibraphone, Strings 1, Strings 2, Pipe Organ, Jazz Organ, Elec Organ 1, Elec Organ 2, Bass (Lower)
Simulator: Hammer Response* Damper Noise*Damper Resonance*
Digital Effects: Hall Simulator/Reverb - 4 (Reverb) Chorus - 4 Brilliance - -3 ~ 0 ~ +3DPS - Yes (Preset for some tones)
Accompaniment: 60 Song Music Library10 song expansion (max) / Approximately 90 KB/song
MIDI Recorder: 2 Tracks / 1 song
MIDI Data Capacity: Approximately 5,000 notes total**
Duet Mode: Yes (Duet Pan On/Off)
Octave Shift: ±2 octaves
Metronome: 0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 beats; tempo range: 20 to 255
Pedals: Included : SP-3 (terminal 1) Optional : SP-33 (damper, soft, sostenuto)Half-Damper pedal Operation - Yes (with optional SP-33 3-pedal unit)
Key Transpose: 2 octaves (-12 semitones ~ 0 ~ +12 semitones)
Tuning Control: A4 = 415.5Hz ~ 440.0Hz ~ 465.9Hz
Lesson Function: Part ON / OFF
Scale-Function: 17 Preset Temperaments
Operation Lock: Yes
Pedals: Included : SP-3 Optional : SP-33 Half-Damper pedal Operation Yes (with optional SP-33)
Auto Power Off: After approx. 4 idle hours
Phones: 2 on Front (Stereo Mini)
Pedal: 1 (Damper)
Connection for optional 3-Pedal Unit: Yes (SP-33)
Line Out: 1/4" L/Mono, R
USB port (to Host): Yes
Speaker Size: 4.7" x 2
Amplifiers: 8 W + 8 W
Size Dimensions: 52" x 11.5" x 5.6" (w/o music stand)
Size Dimensions with Optional Keyboard Stand: 52" x 11.5" x 30.2"
Weight: 25.5 lbs (w/o music stand)
Weight with Optional Keyboard Stand: 46.5 lbs
Included Accessories: Pedal (SP-3), AC Adaptor (AD-A12150), Music Stand
Optional Accessories: 3 Pedal System (SP-33), Keyboard Stand (CS-67)
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I did my research on this piano and it had great reviews across different websites. I loved how beautiful it looks and sounds. It was very moderately priced compared to others I saw and Austin Bazaar had the best price. My son is learning how to play so I was looking at quality but affordability and this matched both. Love it!
Casio PX-160 digital piano is a step up from Casio keyboards but more compact and less expensive than Casio's other flagship piano, PX-870. The PX-160 has plenty of advanced features that make it a cut above generic digital pianos found at lower price points online. It's comparable to Yamaha digital pianos at similar price points, Yamaha P-45 and P125. This particular bundle includes a furniture-style stand and bench, so it'll look nice in your living room. It also includes a Casio SP-33 three-pedal unit that is sold separately and not found in all bundles. If you want to enjoy the full functionality of the Casio PX-160, you'll want the SP-33 pedal.
I bought this piano for my Daughter, and I was impressed on the quality of this product. Not bad for the price I paid, with a discounted price was way worth it. I would recommend this piano to whoever is starting to learn to play piano. Nice sound and not taking too much space on a room whether the room is big or small. Good customer service Austin Bazaar!
I debated between the px160, 760 and 860, and could not be happier with my choice of the 160. Easily as loud as many uprights, handsome and compact (I bought a part of the bundle with the stand and elevating chair). Very good keyboard feel.