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#1971024 - 10/09/12 09:45 PM Update: My Casio Privia PX-150 has arrived!
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Well decided to go with the PX-150. It should be here when I get off work tomorrow afternoon. I hope it will be a good keyboard for re-learning and teaching my 5yr old how to play. Will post pics!


Edited by warlock214 (10/11/12 07:48 AM)
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#1971098 - 10/10/12 12:02 AM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
pv88 Offline
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@warlock214,

Congratulations on your new digital, as I also had a Casio PX-130 (before trading up towards another model), and, you have chosen a nice one!

The PX-150 will have a very nice action, and, sounds.

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#1971321 - 10/10/12 01:25 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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I love my PX-150!

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#1971324 - 10/10/12 01:29 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: BrokenChord]
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Originally Posted By: BrokenChord
I love my PX-150!

Why?

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#1971507 - 10/10/12 07:33 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: spanishbuddha]
BrokenChord Offline
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Originally Posted By: spanishbuddha
Originally Posted By: BrokenChord
I love my PX-150!

Why?


Excuse me?

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#1971512 - 10/10/12 07:41 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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I suspect it was a serious question and Spanishbudda wants you to give a review, BrokenChord. As an owner you are more familiar with the specific pros of the piano.

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#1971574 - 10/10/12 10:09 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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Just got my PX-150 out the box and on the stand. The key action is really nice. I like the feel also. Just noodling thru the sounds and I would say definately different from the PX-130! The sound is very impressive for this price range. Casio is closing the gap folks! My first impression of the sound and expression is better than the P-105 putting this DP up with the Yamaha P-155 and DPs in that price range. I'll continue with updates as others maybe considering one of the PX-_50 DPs.
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#1971591 - 10/10/12 10:52 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
BrokenChord Offline
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Originally Posted By: warlock214
Just got my PX-150 out the box and on the stand. The key action is really nice. I like the feel also. Just noodling thru the sounds and I would say definately different from the PX-130! The sound is very impressive for this price range. Casio is closing the gap folks! My first impression of the sound and expression is better than the P-105 putting this DP up with the Yamaha P-155 and DPs in that price range. I'll continue with updates as others maybe considering one of the PX-_50 DPs.


Are you annoyed by the fact that the Keyboard doesnt sit flush with the CS-67? There is a significant gap between the stand and the keyboard on the sides of the stand. The cut-outs for the keyboard to sit in are too shallow.

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#1971593 - 10/10/12 11:04 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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Comparisons between the new Casio action and the ubiquitous mid-range Yamaha GH and Kawai RH would be very interesting! If the feel is close to the GH and RH actions then the PX-x50 boards will be a real winner because the Casio boards are so much lighter.

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#1971595 - 10/10/12 11:10 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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and cheaper.

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#1971598 - 10/10/12 11:17 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: BrokenChord]
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I'm using an X stand from my previous DP.
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#1971602 - 10/10/12 11:24 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: gvfarns]
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You are so right! Gigging with quality @ 26 lbs would be awesome!
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#1971618 - 10/11/12 12:09 AM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: BrokenChord]
pv88 Offline
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Originally Posted By: BrokenChord
Are you annoyed by the fact that the Keyboard doesnt sit flush with the CS-67? There is a significant gap between the stand and the keyboard on the sides of the stand. The cut-outs for the keyboard to sit in are too shallow.


@BrokenChord,

Are you sure that you have assembled everything correctly?

As I had the same wooden stand (CS-67) with my Casio PX-130 and it seemed to fit just fine with the piano.

Check to see that the piano slides down into the stand, as I remember it being a little tight, on both sides.

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#1971659 - 10/11/12 03:48 AM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: gvfarns]
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Originally Posted By: gvfarns
I suspect it was a serious question and Spanishbudda wants you to give a review, BrokenChord. As an owner you are more familiar with the specific pros of the piano.

+1 exactly.

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#1971672 - 10/11/12 04:43 AM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: BrokenChord]
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@BrokenChord,

If you are not happy with your wooden stand, you can always try one like this below, which I am currently using with my Kawai EP3:

http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/WS8550/

It's quite sturdy as it holds the EP3 (at 45 lbs.) easily, which is somewhat heavier than your PX-150.

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#1971786 - 10/11/12 11:59 AM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: pv88]
BrokenChord Offline
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Originally Posted By: pv88
Originally Posted By: BrokenChord
Are you annoyed by the fact that the Keyboard doesnt sit flush with the CS-67? There is a significant gap between the stand and the keyboard on the sides of the stand. The cut-outs for the keyboard to sit in are too shallow.


@BrokenChord,

Are you sure that you have assembled everything correctly?

As I had the same wooden stand (CS-67) with my Casio PX-130 and it seemed to fit just fine with the piano.

Check to see that the piano slides down into the stand, as I remember it being a little tight, on both sides.


I will reseat it today but the keyboard is sitting flush with the cutouts for the sides on the underside of the stand. When you look at the side of the keyboard, there is a 1 inch gap between the keyboard and the stand. Maybe the PX-150 is a bit taller than the 130?

Its not really bothering me, I can play just fine. Its just a little weird is all.

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#1971788 - 10/11/12 12:03 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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There is no difference between the previous generation and the new products in relation to the way it fits on the stand. In fact the (bottom) chassis is identical to accommodate the same stand. I'll get a picture up later today.
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#1971791 - 10/11/12 12:14 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: Mike_Martin]
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Originally Posted By: Mike_Martin
There is no difference between the previous generation and the new products in relation to the way it fits on the stand. In fact the (bottom) chassis is identical to accommodate the same stand. I'll get a picture up later today.


Mike, should we conclude that the PX150 and 350 will work fine with the CS67 stand, the SP32 pedal board, and the Privcase?

(By the last item I mean this: http://www.amazon.com/Casio-PRIVCASE-Pri...sio+px+350+case ).

Also, do you have any recommendations on a flight case that would work with these keyboards?

Thanks!
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#1971828 - 10/11/12 01:48 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
EPW Offline
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Mike Martin said you need the new pedal board

http://www.kraftmusic.com/casio-sp-33-triple-pedal-board-for-casio-privia-digital-pianos.html

They have it in stock.

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#1971830 - 10/11/12 01:50 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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1 inch gap?! Post a photo so I can compare to my 330 + CS-67.

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#1971905 - 10/11/12 04:01 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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This is the PX-350 on the CS-67 stand here in my office. Fits exactly the same as the PX-330.
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#1972077 - 10/11/12 10:42 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
BrokenChord Offline
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And there is the gap im talking about. Maybe not an inch wide..but a gap no less.


Edited by BrokenChord (10/11/12 10:44 PM)

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#1972100 - 10/11/12 11:31 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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Where's the problem? It looks very neat to me.
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#1972103 - 10/11/12 11:40 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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Indeed, perfectly fine.
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#1972109 - 10/11/12 11:52 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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Sometimes I wonder if people actually PLAY their dp around here!

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#1972121 - 10/12/12 12:21 AM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: voxpops]
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Originally Posted By: voxpops
Where's the problem? It looks very neat to me.
+1
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#1972136 - 10/12/12 12:45 AM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: warlock214]
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My problem is by far bigger: there's a 1000km gap between me and my PX-350 until 22.10.2012!

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#1972191 - 10/12/12 05:25 AM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: eyeghost]
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My PX-350 is ordered and due to arrive on the 18th. I've gone for black for now but if satisfied, may well follow it up with a white one + stand for wedding use. I was toying with the Kawai ES7 but after a brief but exhausting encounter with a Kronos 88 on Wednesday (long story), I've decided that my days of lugging 20kg+ pianos to gigs are behind me.
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#1972234 - 10/12/12 09:12 AM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: xorbe]
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Originally Posted By: xorbe
Sometimes I wonder if people actually PLAY their dp around here!


I assure you, I am one people who actually PLAY their dp around here, and often.

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#1972299 - 10/12/12 12:50 PM Re: My Casio Privia PX-150 arriving tomorrow! [Re: slipperykeys]
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That way the keyboard sits looks OK to me. From a practical point of view, you probably need a little bit of space to get your fingers in to lift the keyboard out quickly. Speaking as someone who has to move keyboards around a lot for a living, I'm rather glad of that than otherwise.
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