Casio PX-750 Review


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The Piano is a fairly recent invent...
The Piano is a fairly recent invention!

The Casio PX-750 is a digital piano with touch-sensitive keys and the ability to connect to a computer via USB. It’s a mid-range model in Casio’s Privia lineup of digital pianos. The PX-750 features 88 keys at full size, so people searching for something similar to the size and feel of an acoustic grand piano will find the PX-750 meets their desires.

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Models are available in black, white and brown with oak styling. This model features all three foot pedals common on American grand pianos, the soft, sostenuto and sustain or damper pedal. The built-in pedals also feature half-damper operation with the model’s Damper Resonance and Hammer Response features.

Overview of Casio PX-750

Casio PX750 is noted for the realism of its grand piano sounds, which Casio boasts as an improvement over lower-end and earlier models. The PX-750 offers 18 different tones, recording in 2 tracks, MIDI out via USB, and 8 watt speakers on each side. 

Casio PX750, with an 88-note scaled hammer action has the ability to split the keyboard into two tones as well as to layer multiple sounds, such as piano and violin, when pressing one key. It also features a key cover that slides down over the keys when the piano is not in use.

Major Features of Casio PX-750

Casio PX-750 Review

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This model uses a powerful sound engine and more memory than its predecessors, which allows it to feature more realistic tones than previous models. Casio uses its proprietary AiR sound source system to offer rich, realistic tones. Casio’s Acoustic and Intelligent Resonator as a sound source provides an acoustic realism that cannot be denied. This keyboard also includes a recording function with playback available for the purpose of learning, practicing and performing. 

The key action of a digital piano is always an important thing to consider. Like many other digital pianos in its class, the PX-750 has hammer action keys, which imitate the feel of playing a grand piano, where a hammer literally strikes the piano’s strings. Additionally, the keys have been made to feel like traditional ivory and ebony, and the Casio PX750 uses three sensors to match the speed and velocity of playing on a piano that is a real grand one.

Pros of Casio PX-750

Casio PX-750 Review

Many user reviews of this digital piano mention that it’s a great value. Users felt that the sounds offered by the Casio PX750 are as realistic as one could expect from a digital piano at this price point, and some users even felt that the sounds were even more realistic than they expected.

Players liked the weight and feel of the keys and felt that they also met their expectations or were above them for a digital piano at this price. Overall, those who bought or tried this piano rated its sound and feel as its best features and the reason they bought or would buy one.

Cons of Casio PX-750

Casio PX-750 Review

The main criticisms users had of this piano were about the housing and construction, citing that the keys sometimes made a bit of noise or that the piano began to show signs of wear after awhile such as the corners chipping. A number of users felt that they made a trade-off in the construction for the high-quality sound and feel, and that, for the price, it was a worthwhile trade-off.

Some other users disliked that the piano didn’t allow multi-track recording using more than two tracks or that it didn’t have a line out other than via the headphone output, but these kinds of criticisms were frequently specific to the user’s individual need.

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Conclusion

Overall, Casio’s PX-750 is an above average buy, especially for musicians who want the feel of a grand piano but don’t have the space or the money for one. If you want to spend less and still get realistic sounds from your digital piano, this is also an excellent choice.

Musicians who want the versatility of multi-track recording might want to consider a workstation keyboard instead, however, and people looking for a piano with a more durable exterior may want to consider a more expensive model.

Maurice

I am intrigued by how music affects the brain. I created this site to share my fascination with music in general and piano keyboards in particular.

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