Piano Keyboard Reviews you Need To Know

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Thanks for stopping by to read our Casio PX-130 review of this fantastic digital piano keyboard.

Like all the reviews we do, our Casio PX-130 review we will not only talk about the key features and benefits of this keyboard but will also highlight any negative feedback that we found while researching the product.

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Our Casio PX-130 Review

So lets dive in with our Casio PX-130 review:-

If you are just starting out and want to learn to play the piano in bands in Melbourne, but without the massive investment of getting a real piano, then the Casio PX-130, from Casio’s Privia range, is definitely worth considering.

One of the first things we noticed when writing this was that this keyboard has the bare minimal buttons and lights on the display, like you see on a lot of other digital keyboards out there. The reason for this is that the PX130 is first and foremost a 88 key digital piano and ideal for those of you looking for just that, but also with the added capabilities a typical digital keyboard can offer.

Touch Response

Tha Casio PX-130 comes with a new Tri-Sensor 88 note keyboard and the scaled hammer action keys gives it that authentic piano like touch, giving you a playing experience that rivals many of its competitors. You get the option to choose from 3 levels of key response sensitivities allowing you to adjust the response to your own liking.

Without getting into the argument of how responsive the touch of the PX-130 is to a real piano, the general feedback we have come across is excellent. A lot of reviews we have seen come from people with a vast experience in playing the piano and experimenting with other keyboards over the years, and they have commented that the Casio PX-130 touch response is one of the best they have come across for similar keyboards in this price range.

Learning & Educational Ability

On top of the great sound this keyboard has, our Casio PX-130 review also found this keyboard has some good features for educational and learning purposes.

First off, the Duet Mode feature allows two people to play on the keyboard at the same time by splitting the keys into two equal ranges. Therefore a teacher can play simultaneously at the keyboard with their students allowing for advanced learning in the eyes of the student.

The Casio PX-130 also has a built in 2-track recorder and metronome, so you can record yourself practicing by playing different songs at different tempos, and then listen back to where you went wrong. On top of that you can spilt the keyboard to play two different sounds, or even combine two different sounds to make one composite sound.

Connectability

The Casio PX-130 comes with a built in USB MIDI interface, so via the USB port you can connect the keyboard to your computer and with the use of any good software application, transfer songs from the keyboard to the computer or visa versa.

One thing to note is the keyboard only has the one USB port and doesn’t come with any MIDI ports. This should be of no concern to anyone buying this machine as a beginner or intermediate player, but from our Casio PX-130 review research, we did find this did upset some of the more seasoned players. A MIDI port allows you to connect to another external devices such as, a MIDI controller or sampler, so if you are after this capability then the Casio PX-130 is probably not for you.

Accessories

There are a couple of option extra’s you can get with the PX-130. One is the custom made wooden stand (CS67) adding perhaps a bit of elegance to the keyboard. The other is the 3 pedal board (SP32) that is the on-off switch type, which is good for half pedaling, and offers the traditional soft, sostenuto and damper pedals.

Here are some of the other features that our Casio PX-130 review has found:-

  • 128-note polyphony
  • 16 built in tones – with option of layered or split
  • Two headphone connection ports
  • 2 x 8 Watt speaker output
  • 4 Reverbs, 4 Chorus &  Brilliance (-3 to 0 to 3), Acoustic Resonance

Worth A Mention

During our research, when putting together our Casio PX-130 review, we nearly always find some negative feedback that we feel is worthy of a mention. Don’t be put off by this, as you should always weigh up the all the pros and cons for yourself before you buy.

One review we came across highlighted that because the actual keyboard has very few buttons on the display, you can only access most of the keyboards functions via a function key and one of the 88 playable keys. However, they felt the short learning curve needed to get used to this,  was an acceptable trade off to having a great keyboard with an uncluttered display.

 

Some things to know about AVRIL MIDIA

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1. First of all, I’d like to appreciate we for a courtesy and for a oportunity! AVRIL MIDIA unequivocally appreciates it! Tell us about you and your career.

Thank we guys! Well, we came from Belo Horizonte in Brazil to LA to investigate about film-making. I’ve always desired directing clips and always desired music. we was looking for a pursuit here though afterwards we satisfied that we could be on a other side of a cameras. I’ve already worked in some projects like a indication in Brazil, when we was studying. It worked good so today I’ve been operative usually with displaying and acting.

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3. Is this your initial work on a strain video?

No, I’ve aready worked on many videos, with Ke$ha, The Script, Sick Puppies, Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy, The Wombats, Lemonade Mouth (new Disney movie), and some ones that we can’t unequivocally speak about given they haven’t been expelled yet. we always have fun operative on strain videos and it was unequivocally cold to accommodate Avril herself.

4. Did we know Avril’s strain before operative with her? Are you a fan of any song?

Yes, given Complicated! we used to hear her second manuscript each morning on my approach to college. we have seen her live in São Paulo, 2005! Hmmm.. we like many songs, though we theory Nobody’s Home and My Happy Ending are my favorites.

5. Tell us about your assembly with Avril. We saw on your Twitter that we have talked about tattoos!

Yeah, she is unequivocally amusing, she was smiling and articulate to everyone. We started from a same place, a stage we shot. In a mangle she jumped over a stairs and pronounced to me something like “mmm.. let me theory your age!”. Then we started to speak and we remade that we both have tattoos on a forearms: she has an Abbey Dawn tattoo and we have a “then we challenge you, stars!”, a Shakespeare quote. Then we started to speak about tats, she told me about her wardrobe line..

6. Tell us about a video shooting. Were there many actors? Was it overpowering or something?

The stage we have shot wasn’t long, so it was a well-spoken process. It’s unequivocally singular to have a brisk video fire given we have to repeat a stage 800 times and everybody is always prepared for it. Once we have finished it inside Fox Studios in LA, there were no paparazzis. we suspicion it was unequivocally good to have 4 fans behaving with us in a video!

7. What can you design from a video? What do you do on it? Which is fundamentally a judgment of it?

Well, we can’t unequivocally tell a judgment of a video. All we can contend is that it happens on NYC streets. Avril has immature hair on it and she wears Abbey Dawn (actually, she has no stylist, she picks her garments herself). One thing that we never know about strain videos is what a directors will select for a final edition. So we can’t tell how most we seem on it. But we can tell we that I’m on NYC streets with my girlfriend.

8. What are your projects now and what about a skeleton for a future?

I’ve only shot a stage for Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush and for another extraordinary strain video along with wedding bands Melbourne. Today I’m sharpened a soda commercial, a videoclip tomorrow and there it goes.. we wanna be partial of some-more good projects like these ones I’ve been operative on lately!