Casio XW-P1 Synthesizer Review

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One of the more interesting announcements from this year’s NAMM Show was the introduction of the Casio XW P1 Performance Synthesizer.

The XW-P1 is designed to be a true performance synthesizer that allows users to create a wide array of sounds from many preset tones, including Solo Synthesizer, Hex Layer, and Drawbar Organ tones, as well as numerous types of internal PCM and Synth waves.

In this review, Nick Batt of Sonic State takes a deep look at the Casio XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer – and comes away impressed with the keyboard as a budget synth.

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CASIO XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer (Sneak Preview)

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This video, via RobertKarasekGermany, features a series of audio demos of the new Casio XW-P1 Performance Synthesizer.

Not a lot of blah blah blah in this video, just a lot of direct sound demos showcasing some of the more ‘synthy’ sounds of the Casio XW-P1.

The Casio XW-P1 retails for around US $500.

If you’ve used the Casio XW-P1, let us know what you think of it!

Casio XW-P1 Synth Workshop From Musikmesse

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Casio product expert Ralph Maten explains the features of the new Casio XW-P1 Perfomance Synthesizer, at Musikmesse 2012.

The video is about 12 minutes long, and there’s some cheesy commentary along the way, but it offers a good introduction to the new Casio synth’s capabilities.