10 Best Casio Digital Pianos & Keyboards 2021
Updated: Feb 21
Casio is one of the most common digital piano makers nowadays. Their reputation has grown a lot in the recent years, they now have a large selection of digital pianos, keyboards and acoustic pianos and much more.
We decided to make a list of content about Casio pianos, so you can easily choose the best Casio digital piano or keyboard that will be perfect for you.
Casio Privia PX-770
There is no doubt that the Casio privia PX 770 will get a place on this list. This is a piano that is known for its affordable price, cool design and the ease to use it. Many people buy Casio privia PX 770 when they want to learn how to play piano. Which means that it's a very good beginner friendly piano with all 3 pedals you will need.
It's important to have the right key action on your piano, especially as a newbie. This piano has the Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II keys. That means it has an incredible ability to capture the dynamics of the performance.
This action is a big improvement for Casio in recent years and has given you a very authentic piano feeling when you play it. That is for sure an aspect to have in mind when you are considering buying a Digital piano.
Casio has also succeeded with its AiR generator. Actually they have managed to compete with Roland, Yamaha and kawai. Which are the top 3 piano manufactures. They have used this air generator in Casio privia PX-770 too. AiR Stands for (Acoustic and intelligent Resonator) Which means that it has a natural sounding reproduction of the sound of a concert grand piano.
Casio PX 770 has a 128 note polyphony which means the maximum number of notes that a keyboard can sound simultaneously. There are some different polyphony ranges but 128 will for sure be enough for you.
It Also has a Midi recorder which allows you to record what you just played and listen to it. Not only that, you can, with the midi, record in real time into your computer on a DAW. That's a cool feature you probably will use if you are making music. Unfortunately there is no audio recorder. But the midi will for sure be enough.
It also has 19 built-in sounds you can choose between when playing the piano. Also, has an ability to allow you to play in concert play. Which allows you to play with the song in 10 different orchestral pieces.
Casio Privia PX-870
The Casio PX-870 comes in a beautiful and modern design to fit as decor in your house with the colours of brown, white and black. The synthetic ivory and ebony keys makes it look very good and also gives a true authentic piano feeling with all 3 pedals. The wooden cabinet makes it easy to keep dust away with it's sliding cover. All this in only 139 cm width and a length of 80 cm and a depth by 30 cm.
The new PX-870 sound projection system makes the sound extremely powerful and rich. It's 40 watt 4 speakers system makes the listener cling to the piano, very close to a grand piano for a very fair price.
With its award-winning AiR sound source, they have made an extraordinary job to simulate the sound of a grand piano. Which exposes the harmonic relationships between vibrating strings. To then remake it into a digital piano.
Comes with a powerful Tri-Sensor II scaled hammer action key, with simulated ivory and ebony keys which gives it an authentic touch response. Has an adjustable touch sensitive to suit every piano player.
In this piano, you will have the ability to use an audio recorder and midi recorder. If you want, you can actually connect your DAW (Digital audio workstation) with the midi connection to the PX-870. And play right into the program. Also, you can use the audio recorder with a USB flash.
Choose between 19 different sounds to play around with, and split them or layer if you want. This piano also has 256 note polyphony Which means that it has a natural sounding reproduction of the sound of a concert grand piano.
Casio PX-1000 is a good example of a nicely developed design. It will probably fit in any room, decor etc. With a very glossy panel you will get the feeling of richness. Comes in 2 different colours, either white or black.
As said before, Casio recreates the sound of an acoustic piano very well. They succeeded in reproduceing every individual characteristic of the 88 keys. They have built the Casio PX-1000 with fully weighted Smart Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard keys. That will provide an authentic and uncompromising piano touch. And of course the ivory and ebony key texture.
With a crystal clear sound you can engage as a player or audience, with playing or listening. It's engineered to sound accurate in any climate, open space or a closed space. It doesn't matter, it will sound realistic indeed.
With this digital piano, you have the option to connect your device to the piano speaker (Bluethoot). You can now listen through the speaker on the piano, and play along if that's what you want.
Something we need to mention is that this piano is portable. They have managed to squeeze this piano with 43 %. It's a very big difference in size on this generation and on previous privia generations. With weighing under 25 pounds you can use it anywhere. On the run, at home, in your bed etc. It can also be used with optional battery power.
It has a class-compliant USB means you can connect to any Mac/PC/iOS/Android device. Means that no drivers needed.
We'll start off with taking a look at the design on this one. It's very lightweight, just over 26 pounds and 52'' wide, 11.5'' deep and 5.8 high. It's very easy to bring it with you anywhere you go. Thanks to the size, it kinda fits in every piano/keyboard bag. The piano is only available in one colour which is blue and black.
The Casio PX-560 has the tri-sensor scaled hammer action keyboard II. They use this hammer action mostly in all their keyboards. Many other manufacturers have different key actions in their keyboards. But Casio has the same in many pianos.
They also simulated the touch sensitivity from a grand piano, if you press harder on the keys, the keys will produce a higher sound and vice versa. The left keys will feel heavier than the right keys that will feel lighter, just like a grand piano.
It has 4 speakers and a total of 16 watt. Kinda decent speakers and works pretty good. The quality of PX-560 fits every playing style. And of course does this piano also have the AiR sound source that many other Casio pianos have.
And with 256 note polyphony it gives you all the notes you play. This piano also let you play around with 550 different tones, with a huge variety of different rhythms.
This piano is much used as a stage piano, which means that people use it on the stage when they perform live. You will find any kind of input and output to perform with it. For example midi, USB, headphone jack and audio.
This piano has a colour touch interface with a bright and clear 5.3'' display. It is a colour full palette which responds to your touch immediately and allows you to control the Casio PX-360 easily. With this interface you can choose between the sounds and features that's included. The weight is similar to other Casio pianos. It's portable with a weight of 26 pounds.
Similar to a grand piano, the keys feel heavier in the left bottom and lighter in the right bottom, with texture ebony and ivory keys it tries to suit your playing experience. Comes with a good touch response similar as possible to a grand piano. Of course, with the Tri-sensor scaled hammer action II keyboard keys. Also, the AiR sound source is included in this digital piano.
Covering a huge variety of built in musical instruments. With all 550 tones you'll find guitars, basses, strings, drums and many more. Covering 200 different rhythms that you can use at any time, these rhythms allow you to create 50 of your own musical presets with tones, effects and chord progression.
If you want to teach yourself how to play piano. This digital piano could be good for that. It has features designed for lessons and music labs. Has an ability to split the keyboard into 2 pieces. Allowing you and the teacher to play side by side on one single instrument. Also, a classroom mode that sends each side to different outputs.
The PX-360 has a class-compliant USB port connection to a PC, Mac, or iOS device with no driver installation. And of course headphone jacks that allows you to play without being disturbed.
Casio CT-S200 61-Keys comes with 3 different colors. Black, red and white. The Casio CT-S200BK is on battery and has made it kinda easy for you to play wherever you want and when you want. With 400 different sounds, 77 rhythms and 10 different types of reverb you can really play it the way you want.
If you are a beginner or just want to learn more about piano playing, You have access to the free choordana app which is a good tool for you to learn how to play piano or just expand your knowledge. Learn the songs from downloaded MIDI files. The class compliant USB port connects to any Mac/PC/iOS/Android with no drivers needed.
CT-S200 has a Dance Music Mode that lets you easily create and remix EDM tracks. You just select a style, and use the keys to trigger drum loops, baselines, synth parts, effects, transitions and more. Use the built-in speakers to play loud, or plug in headphones for quiet play at any time. The 1/8" audio input lets you play along with music from your favorite device. This piano is more likely for someone on a beginner basis, but works pretty well as a portable piano.
Casio CTK-3500 is a portable 61 key keyboard, which allows you to play anywhere and anytime. Either with the included AC adapter or with battery power, it's your choice. They have made this piano very compact so it can fit everywhere with a weight of only 7.5 pounds.
This piano is designed with touch sensitivity keys, with two different levels of touch sensitiviness. Just turn on and off with a button.
Any way, with this key action, the harder you press the keys the louder it will sound. It means that the volume is not controlled, which is good because if not playing with touch sensitive keys, it will be harder to get a sense of how the melody goes.
If you are in the learning process within piano playing, the Casio CTK-3500 could be a very good option for you. It comes with many different educational features for the beginner, with 60 built in songs they can teach you how to play individually with each hand, note reading and much more. They also have a fingering guide that will correct your playing with an inbuilt voice simulated fingering guide. All this shows on the LCD-screen on the piano.
With 400 different built in sounds and 150 rhythms, this piano delivers a big variety of playing styles. It has 50 different styles of EDM that you can create your own music with or remix. Either play for the public with the built in speakers or connect your headphones for quiet playing.
The first impression on this piano will be the gorgeous design. With 2 big speakers on the left and right side, you will notice a powerful sound when playing.
The keyboard has 61 keys and many different features on the board. On the left side, right next to the left speaker there is a list of songs, rhythms and tones. With this manual it makes it more easier to find what you look for. This piano is also kinda lightweight, only 9.5 pounds which puts it in the list with other portable pianos.
Like many other Casio pianos, they have an integrated AiR sound source system. But this keyboard has the AiX sound source system which stands for Acoustic Intelligent Xpression.
This sound system makes it sound like a more expensive keyboard than it actually is, with a good reproduced sound of the acoustic instruments. Explore 600 tones, 100 built in songs, authentic acoustic drums, and much more.
The CT-X700's class-compliant USB-MIDI port connects to any Mac, PC, Android or iOS device with no drivers or installation needed. The included music rest is designed to support tablets, there is also a built-in smartphone shelf to hold your device when you play on the CT-X700.
This may be one of the finest digital pianos on the market. We could call it the big brother of Casio PX-S3000. Anyway, the first impression will be a very clean compact looking piano with a touch display on the panel.
It's very lightweight and portable so you can easily take it anywhere you want. With a lightweight of 25 pounds and 43 % smaller than the previous privia generation. Maybe there never has been a piano this slim.
The PX-S3000 has an elegant touch, thanks to the fully weighted Smart Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard keys. Which will replicate the authentic piano touch from a grand piano. Also, has the ebony and ivory texture keys.
Touch sensor controls on the panel, is only available to see when the piano is on power. They disappear when you press the off button and leave the clean and slim panel as a decor. In the touch display you are able to choose between all the 700 different sounds like, grand piano, electric piano, saxophone, flute and many hundreds more. You can create an EDM hit with the synth, arpeggios and drums. The list goes on.
As said in the PX-S1000, this piano also has Integrated Bluetooth audio which allows you to connect your device to the PX-S3000, you can now play your music through its powerful stereo amplification system. So if you are on the go and want to listen to music, just bring your Casio PX-S3000 and connect it with bluetooth and start listening.
Casio Privia PX-160 (out of stock for now)
Last one on the list is the well known Casio privia px-160. The successor to the px-150 with the now famous AiR sound source. It's actually a very usual digital piano with 88 hammer action keys. Has a normal weight of approximately 25 lbs and a width of 52 inches. Only 11.5 inches deep, so it probably fit in any room.
There is not included any stand in the px-160 which could be good to know about when buying. The control panel is very slim and easy to navigate on. Just like we demand when we buy a digital piano.
With Tri-sensor scaled hammer action II you will for sure get a realistic response of the keys. Vice verse semi-weighted keys, this uses actual hammers that simulate the response of the hammer striking the strings.
Has a 128 note polyphony, many 88 key digital pianos have 256 note polyphony. But 128 is enough for sure. It also has 2 8W speakers to ensure you the best sound quality. The speakers provide a clear and structured sound with an elegant resonance. There were some complaints about bad quality in the PX-150, but they were fixed in this version.
The PX-160 also has “class compliant” USB connectivity as many other Privia digital pianos. This makes it possible to be used with Mac or Windows computers without the need for downloading drivers. Class Compliant USB MIDI also allows the PX-160 to be used as a controller with the Apple iPad simply with the use of Apple’s Camera Connection Kit.