Casio Leak New Synth Pic For NAMM

Most powerful synth they've ever built - claim      17/01/13
Casio Leak New Synth Pic For NAMM

Casio sort of stole the  synth part of the show last NAMM with their new XW range of keyboards, taking them back into the synthesizer market after a long time away were the XW-P1 and XW-G1.

We've acquired an image of something that is new for NAMM too - not looking like the full XW thing, but certainly has a flavour of it and we're told it has "the most powerful synth Casio have ever built".

You'll have to wait unti the show itself to see what exactly Casio have in mind, but we'll be there of course.

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Pawel R    Said...

Soo, a digital piano with built-in synth engine.

17-Jan-13 12:49 PM

foobar    Said...

Come oooonnnn phase distortion!

Phase distortion! Phase distortion! Phase distortion!

Actually, anything new and different would be great! But we all know it's going to be another ROMpler. Maybe we'll have a Tom Brislin demo to make it fun, at least.

17-Jan-13 01:54 PM

PM    Said...

I've heard Jordan Rudess will be the endorsee for this new Casio...

17-Jan-13 09:29 PM

MP    Said...

you've heard...

18-Jan-13 06:11 AM

Lagrange Audio    Said...

Couple of things, I'd love it to be a CZ / PD something but: 1) Its too big to be dedicated to that purpose 2) It has those drawbar / knobs that last years XW / PW synths had 3) It looks more like a workstation to attract all those that couldn't afford / justify a Jupiter / Kronos

I hope I'm wrong though...

20-Jan-13 11:52 PM

Mitch B    Said...

Looks kinda like a Kawai K5000S

21-Jan-13 01:17 PM

Chris    Said...

XW-P1 and XW-G1... The two are very boring for me... No innovation. What is yet to come? T he ipad now sounds better than most of the digital hardware. A "Super Synth" you get for 8 euros ...

23-Jan-13 01:27 PM

Bob    Said...

Chris, I guess you have not played around with either keyboard cause the sounds are awesome and nowhere near what an iPad can do in sound quality and functionality while playing live.

Mono synth. Polysynth. Step sequencer Arpeggiator Hex Layer Phrase sequencer

15-Mar-13 03:42 PM

Bob    Said...

If this new Casio is better than the XW-P1 or the XW-G1 then I want one. :-)


15-Mar-13 03:45 PM

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