The Casio Privia PX-150 Piano is a great piano for serious students looking for an affordable product, and even for gigging musicians (as an add-on board). This 88-key digital piano comes with USB MIDI and a fully weighted scaled hammer-action keyboard.
Great piano sounds, Portable, Good Action
Limited Sound Selection & Features (Recorder: 2 Tracks, 1 song)
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Who Is It For?
Want to learn to play the piano seriously, but don’t have a huge budget? Don’t Like the feel of most 76-key keyboards out there? This one fits the bill.
You can use it for learning or for performing. In fact, experienced players can use this as their second board as its quite lightweight. Though it comes with built-in speakers, you can further enhance the sound quality by using quality powered amps/speakers, or even headphones.
Experienced players may find that the sound selection & functions (such as the Recorder) are limited.
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Weighing less than 25 lbs, it is quite lightweight which will suit most performers. It also comes with the Duet Mode, which makes it suitable for two players – you and your teacher perhaps, to learn and play together. The USB connection and 2-track recorder makes it easier for you to be creative.
- Keyboard: 88 keys, weighted scaled hammer action
- Polyphony (maximum): 128
- Tones: 18 Built-in tones, Duet Mode, Layer, Split, Octave Shift
- Simulator: Hammer Response, Damper Resonance, String Resonance, Lid Simulator
- USB MIDI (No traditional MIDI in/out), PHONES / OUTPUT 2 (Stereo Standard)
- Use the USB port to connect the piano to a PC/Mac using MIDI. You can then use software sequencer of your choice
- Comes with two built-in 8W Speakers, you may use headphones or connect to external amps as well
- Half-Damper pedal Operation Yes (with optional SP-33)
- Doesn’t run on batteries
- Weight: 39.1 pounds
A lightweight keyboard, Weighing less than 25 lbs, its suitable for performers and comes with a scaled hammer-action keyboard. The Casio PX-150 Privia Piano has plenty of good features such as 2-track Recorder, 128-note Polyphony, USB Connection, and Duet Mode.
I’m having a good experience with this casio keyboard.
The privia PX150 has good build quality, the ivory touch keys feel good (no plastic feeling). The speakers are good but it sounds even better through my headphones.