Casio's Privia Pro PX-5S Stage Piano Honored With Prestigious Industry Award

 Casio's Privia Pro PX-5S Stage Piano Honored With Prestigious Industry Award

PX-5S Awarded The Music & Sound Retailer's Best Keyboard/Sound Module of 2014

PR Newswire

DOVER, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014

DOVER, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Casio America, Inc. is proud to
announce that its Privia Pro PX-5S Stage Piano is the recipient of The Music &
Sound Retailer 's "Best Keyboard and Sound Module Award of 2013." The Music &
Sound Retailer highlights the most innovative products and latest
technological developments in the music industry.

"We at Casio are extremely excited to be recognized in this category for our
new Privia Pro PX-5S stage piano. Casio's Privia Pro PX-5S is a genuine stage
piano, controller and workstation packed with functions that set it apart from
standard models," stated Stephen Schmidt, Vice President of Casio's Electronic
Musical Instrument Division. "Equipped with Casio's proprietary sound source,
'AiR' (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator), the PX-5S delivers unmatched
realism and detail while providing sensational dynamics and damper resonance –
truly making it a groundbreaking digital piano. We are proud to be an honoree
and hope that musicians recognize our dedication to creating quality

At Winter NAMM 2014, The Music & Sound Retailer announced that Casio had been
declared an award winner. For this award process, dealers and manufacturers
vote for one another based on their respective categories. Casio's PX-5S
received a great number of endorsements from dealers nationwide.

"Music & Sound Awards are so highly coveted by -- and so meaningful to --
manufacturers because it's the dealers themselves who determine the winners,"
said Dan Ferrisi, editor of The Music & Sound Retailer. "This Music & Sound
Award win underscores the impact that the Privia Pro PX-5S stage piano made
among brick-and-mortar music products retailers last year. The Retailer
congratulates Casio on this prestigious honor!"

The Privia Pro PX-5S is now available at music dealers nationwide for an MSRP
of $1,399. To view the PX-5S review from The Music & Sound Retailer, please

For additional information regarding Casio's portfolio of electronic musical
instruments, please visit

About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer
Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer
electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio
America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile
presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers
and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its
corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of
innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit

About Privia
Casio's Privia line of digital pianos redefines the digital piano category
with unprecedented sound quality and performance features in stylish, elegant
designs that are supremely portable. Featuring superb grand piano sounds and a
new Tri-Sensor 88 note scaled hammer action keyboard and some models weighing
only 25 lbs., Casio's Privia digital pianos are versatile enough for any home,
studio, or stage. The award winning grand piano sound in Privia has been
dramatically improved and now utilizes more than three times the memory of the
previous generation for a more natural piano tone. In addition, Casio's new
proprietary sound source "AiR" (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator) provides
unmatched realism, detail and seamless dynamics for a remarkably expressive
and powerful performance. For additional information on Casio's Privia digital
pianos, please visit

SOURCE Casio America, Inc.

Contact: Christine Azzolino/Amanda Pecora, Coyne PR, (973) 588-2000,,; S. Vander Schans, Casio America,
Inc., (973) 361-5400,
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