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#2029481 - 02/08/13 07:45 PM Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK?
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Does anyone know if the PX-780 will be available in the UK and what the difference is between it and the PX-750?

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#2029491 - 02/08/13 08:09 PM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: bluebilly]
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I don't believe it will be available until April both here in the US and in the UK.

The PX-780 will have a larger speaker system, hundreds of sounds (vs 18), accompaniment features, USB Audio recording and more.
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#2029501 - 02/08/13 08:33 PM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: bluebilly]
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So it's somewhere between the PX-750 and PX-850?
Does it share the same generation keyboard and sound technology?

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#2029529 - 02/08/13 09:09 PM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: bluebilly]
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Isn't it basically a PX-350 in a nice slim cabinet with lid? ie, it lacks the full AIR support of the 650, notably.


Edited by xorbe (02/08/13 09:09 PM)

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#2036085 - 02/19/13 08:36 PM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: bluebilly]
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Originally Posted By: xorbe
Isn't it basically a PX-350 in a nice slim cabinet with lid? ie, it lacks the full AIR support of the 650, notably.


Please clarify on the AiR. Casio's literature says it has "AiR Sound Source"

http://www.casio.com/products/Digital_Pianos_%26_Keyboards/Privia_Digital_Pianos/PX-780/

AVAILABLE END OF MARCH 2013
Experience the elegant design and rich resonance of the PX-780.

The PX-780 has the grand piano sounds you need packaged in a stylish cabinet with sliding key cover. The PX-780 features 250 Built-in tones with split and layer, dual 20w speakers, USB MIDI and 3 pedals.

88 Note Scaled Hammer-Action Keyboard
AiR Sound Source
Ebony and Ivory Feel Keys
Hammer Response and String Resonance Simulation


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#2036086 - 02/19/13 08:38 PM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: xorbe]
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Originally Posted By: xorbe
Isn't it basically a PX-350 in a nice slim cabinet


A 20w per side speaker system. The lid on the PX-780 does not open.

Some models in Casio's new lineup (PX-850, AP-450, AP-650 and the new PX-5S) have Key-Sympathetic Resonance as well as another nuances like release velocity and grand piano lid position simulation.


Edited by Mike_Martin (02/19/13 08:40 PM)
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#2036101 - 02/19/13 09:19 PM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: Mike_Martin]
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Originally Posted By: Mike_Martin
Originally Posted By: xorbe
Isn't it basically a PX-350 in a nice slim cabinet

The lid on the PX-780 does not open.

I meant the thing that covers the keys. I hope it opens! (There is a sliding key cover lid, right?)

Confusingly, the product description says "damper resonance", "hammer response", and "string resonance".


Edited by xorbe (02/19/13 09:20 PM)

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#2036107 - 02/19/13 09:36 PM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: xorbe]
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The top of the cabinet does not open the way the PX-850 does.

If the specs say string resonance I'm 99% sure that is a mistake. I will get the website updated.
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#2036113 - 02/19/13 09:58 PM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: bluebilly]
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But it does have a sliding cover for the keys, right? That's what I'm interested in. Sometimes DPs live in dangerous environments ... :^) Yeah, I found a photo at azpianonews showing the cover closed. I don't think its existence is mentioned in the specs -- but there's the tell-tale wavy groove in the photo. Thanks Mike!


Edited by xorbe (02/19/13 10:02 PM)

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#2036140 - 02/19/13 10:47 PM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: bluebilly]
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Yes, sliding key cover.
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#2036702 - 02/21/13 01:00 AM Re: Casio Privia PX 780 - Not in the UK? [Re: Kawai James]
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James,
I think it is a replacement for the PX-800 which disappeared after the PX-X30 series launched. The specs are similar and it has more sounds than the 800 had. Probably also provides competition to the Yahama DGX-640.

Mike,
Is the PX-780 really come without the SP33 pedal at this price point?. The specs show the SP3 pedal included.

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