A powerful, yet simple and portable, 4-zone MIDI controller and stage piano. Kawai designed the MP6 with new sound technology and responsive hammer action with ivory touch keys and let-off for a playing experience to satisfy the most discerning players. The MP6 digital piano features 256 sounds including grand pianos, vintage electric pianos, drawbar organs and more!
Kawai MP6 88-Key Digital Stage Piano Features
- Progressive Harmonic Imaging (PHI)
- Responsive Hammer action with Let-off
- USB Audio - MP3 and WAV
- New Concert Grand and EP sounds
- 256 Sounds total
- 192 Polyphony
- A headphone jack allows the player to listen to the instrument in privacy
- 256 User Setups for instant recall during a performance
- 4 Internal/External Keyboard Zones
The MP6 employs the new Responsive Hammer (RH) action with Let-off and Ivory Touch key surfaces. It's an 88-note, graded hammer action with superb feel and sensitivity.
The MP6 utilizes Kawai's new Progressive Harmonic Imaging Sound Technology with 88-key sampling to create its impressive collection of new concert grand piano sounds. In all, the MP6 has 256 instrument sounds.
Vintage Electric Pianos
The MP6 offers new vintage Tine, Reed and Clavi sounds painstakingly sampled from actual instruments. The new amp simulator adds to the richness and authenticity of these sounds.
Tonewheel Organ Generator
In addition to sample based drawbar organ sounds, the MP6 boasts a new Tonewheel Organ generator. Dial up your favorite classic setting and add in the Rotary Speaker effect and you're ready to rock.
New USB Audio functionality provides the ability to record and play both MP3 and WAV audio files using a USB device. This is perfect for recording a sudden inspiration or performing along with prerecorded backing tracks.
The MP6 functions as a 4-zone controller keyboard. Each zone can control an internal or external zone, or both simultaneously. Internal zones can be freely transposed (+/- 36), split, layered and velocity switched, as well as offering many other editable parameters. Faders control a zone's volume in real time.
With 4 real time control knobs you can adjust the keyboard's EQ, effects and sound parameters, or send MIDI control change commands to external devices.
Reverb and Effects
The MP6 comes with a host of studio quality reverbs and digital effects, from chorus, flanger and delay, to distortion and rotary speaker.
Both the 3 MIDI jacks and USB jack are useful for connecting with other musical instruments and computers. USB can also be used to save and record user data as well as MIDI song data. The instrument also has stereo Line Out jacks along with connections for an assignable footswitch and an expression pedal.
Included with the MP6 is the F10H damper (with half-dampering) pedal . The F20 damper (with half-dampering) and soft pedal assembly is available as an option.
A heavy duty metal rack, which conveniently mounts on top of the instrument, is also included.