For beginners, an electronic piano is preferable to an acoustic musical instrument. Among the performers digital pianos of the Japanese brand Casio are in great demand, positive feedback about them could be easily found on the web. Beginners choose models with built-in training programs, professionals assess the acoustic capabilities of the instruments. In a wide range of Casio digital pianos everyone can choose ideal instrument with the appropriate functionality and characteristics, at an adequate price. The official Casio website presents a series of electronic compact keyboard instruments as well as Privia and CELVIANO digital pianos.
Casio Compact Digital Pianos home page: http://www.casio.com/products/electronic-musical-instruments/compact-digital-pianos
Below is the comparison table of the top Casio pianos. You can click on the model name to read more about it.
All of the instruments have Weighted keys with the second generation Scaled Hammer Action (SHA II) keyboard. You can buy these pianos with furniture-style stands (sometimes the stand is included, and sometimes you need to buy it separately). If you want to save some money, you can buy a usual universal stand for the piano, but it will look way better in your interior if you use a special Casio furniture-style stand.Price range in USD: $ - 0...200, $$ - 200...500, $$$ - 500...1000, $$$$ - 1000...2000
|Min. Price||Rating||Additional details|
|PX-160||88||Weighted (SHA II)||128||Built-in (8Wx2)||25.5/46.5||$$||4.5|
|PX-760||88||Weighted (SHA II)||128||Built-in (8Wx2)||-/69.45||$$$||4.6|
|PX-860||88||Weighted (SHA II)||256||Built-in (20Wx2)||-/78.3||$$$||4.7|
|PX-560||88||Weighted (SHA II)||256||Built-in (8Wx2)||26.5/48.5||$$$$||4.9||CS-67 Casio optional stand|
|PX-360||88||Weighted (SHA II)||128||Built-in (8Wx2)||26.2/48.3||$$$||4.0|
|CGP-700||88||Weighted (SHA II)||128||Built-in (40W)||26.2/56.7||$$$||4.5||Two speakers are built in stand|