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Kawai CA49 Digital Home Piano

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WIth improved tonal clarity, the Kawai CA49 Digital Piano continues a legacy of authentic sound and premium features. The Kawai CA49 Digital Piano incorporates technologies developed in collaboration with premium audio equipment manufacturer, Onkyo, and features a new motherboard and amplification system designed to deliver richer, higher quality sound.

This updated model also preserves the core Grand Feel Compact wooden-key keyboard action and acoustic piano sound of Shigeru Kawai SK-EX and Kawai EX Concert Grand Pianos, providing a more natural and realistic playing experience. The new Low Volume Balance function improves consistency when practicing at reduced volume levels.

Kawai CA49 Digital Home Piano Features
  • NEW: Motherboard developed in partnership with Onkyo for improved tonal clarity.
  • NEW: Updated control panel layout with modern OLED graphic display.
  • NEW: Chopin Walzer (1~19) lesson book.
  • NEW: Tone Control setting with 8 selectable tone presets.
  • NEW: Low Volume Balance function for improved touch consistency at reduce volume.
  • NEW: Modern cabinet design modelled after larger Concert Artist instruments.
  • IMPROVED: Improved Shigeru Kawai grand piano sounds.
  • IMPROVED: Enhanced ‘Light’ Touch Curve setting for young children.
  • IMPROVED: Updated Virtual Technician “Smart Mode” presets.
  • 88 wooden keys
  • Grade-weighted hammers
  • Ivory Touch white key surfaces
  • Let-off simulation
  • Triple sensor key detection
  • Bass region counterweights
The CA49 possesses an updated cabinet design, adopting the taller body and rounded edge details of the larger Concert Artist models, for a more impressive, premium experience. It also boasts an improved cheekblock control panel that includes a modern OLED graphic display for easy operation. The Kawai Concert Artist (CA) Series is one of the most award-winning lines of digital pianos available today, and the Kawai CA49 Digital Piano is a model that will deliver players of all levels a premium piano experience.

Touch:
The CA49 digital piano utilizes Kawai’s Grand Feel Compact keyboard action, which draws upon 90 years of acoustic piano craftsmanship to provide an exceptionally realistic playing experience. All 88 black and white keys are crafted entirely from long pieces of wood, with finely textured Ivory Touch key surfaces applied to assist playing control.

As with an acoustic grand piano action, the keys rest on a metal balance pin and move with a smooth seesaw-like motion, while the extended pivot length ensures a consistent, evenly-balanced touch weight – even when playing towards the back of the key. The Grand Feel Compact action also incorporates grade-weighted hammers, bass region counterweights, and let-off simulation for added authenticity, while its accurate triple-sensor key detection system allows rapidly repeated notes such as trills to be performed smoothly, without unnatural breaks in sound.

Tone:
The CA49 digital piano captures the magnificent tone of Kawai’s flagship Shigeru Kawai SK-EX full concert grand piano. Widely regarded as the “premier pianos of Japan”, Shigeru Kawai instruments grace the stages of concert halls and musical institutions throughout the world, and are prized for their exceptional tonal clarity. In addition, the CA49 also features the distinctive sound of Kawai’s highly acclaimed EX concert grand piano, which has frequently been selected by professional pianists in such prestigious events as the Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and Rubinstein international piano competitions, among others.

Both instruments have been carefully recorded, meticulously analysed, and faithfully reproduced with full 88-key sampling using Harmonic Imaging sound technology. This unique process accurately recreates the broad dynamic range of the original grand pianos, affording pianists an extraordinary level of expressiveness ranging from the softest pianissimo to the strongest, boldest fortissimo.

Bluetooth:
In addition to standard MIDI jacks for connecting to other instruments, the CA49 digital piano also boasts integrated Bluetooth MIDI technology that allows the instrument to communicate with supported smart devices wirelessly. Once connected to a phone, tablet, or laptop, CA49 digital piano owners can enjoy a wide variety of exciting music-related apps that enhance their learning and playing experience without additional cables.

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Phone:  800-421-2177 Warranty:  Kawai CA, CN, CP, CS and NV Series products: 5 Years Parts and Labor; Kawai CE, CL, EP, ES, KCP and KDP Series products: 3 Years Parts and Labor; Kawai MP and VPC Series products: 3 Years Parts and 1 Year Labor

Product Specifications

Kawai CA49 Digital Home Piano Features
  • Pedal: Grand Feel Pedal System
    • Sustain (with half-pedal support)
    • Soft
    • Sostenuto
  • Piano Sound: Progressive Harmonic Imaging (PHI)
    • 88-key stereo sampling
    • SK-EX, EX recording
    • 192 note maximum polyphony
  • Piano Resonance:
    • Damper Resonance
    • String Resonance
  • Piano Adjustment: Virtual Technician (17 parameters, via Virtual Technician app)
    • Touch Curve
    • Voicing
    • Damper Resonance
    • Damper Noise
    • String Resonance
    • Key-off Effect
    • Fall-back Noise
    • Hammer Delay
    • Topboard
    • Decay Time
    • Minimum Touch
    • Stretch Tuning
    • Temperament
    • Temperament Key
    • User Key Volume
    • Half-Pedal Adjust
    • Soft Pedal Depth
  • Virtual Technician Smart Mode: (10 presets)
  • No. of Sounds: 19 voices
  • Reverb: 6 types
  • Speakers: 13 cm x 2, 5 cm x 2
  • Output Power: 40 W (20 W x 2)
  • Display: 128 X 128 pixel OLED
  • Key Cover: Sliding type
  • Music Rest: Collapsible type (3 angle adjustability)
  • Width: 53.5" (136 cm)
  • Depth: 18.2" (46 cm)
  • Height: 36" (91 cm) (not including music rest)
  • Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
  • Finish: Premium Rosewood (CA49R)
  • Basic Functions:
    • Dual
    • Four Hands
    • Transpose
    • Tuning
    • Startup Setting
    • Vocal Assist
    • Sound Preview
  • Internal Songs:
    • Sound Demo: 19 songs
    • Concert Magic: 40 songs
  • Lesson Songs:
    • Burgmüller 25 (25 Etudes Faciles, Opus 100)
    • Czerny 30 (Etudes de Mécanisme, Opus 849)
    • Beyer 106 (Vorschule im Klavierspiel, Opus 101)
    • Chopin Walzer (Chopin waltzes series)
    • Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1A
    • Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1B
  • Internal Recorder:
    • Total Memory: approximately 10,000 notes
    • No. of Songs: 3 songs
  • Metronome: Time Signatures 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8
  • Bluetooth:
    • Bluetooth (Ver. 4.1; GATT compatible)
    • Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant
  • App Functions:
    • Virtual Technician app (iPad)
    • Sound Museum app (iPhone/iPad)
  • Connector Jacks:
    • Headphone: 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8" Stereo jacks
    • MIDI: MIDI IN, MIDI OUT, Bluetooth MIDI
    • USB to Host: Yes
  • Power Consumption: 12 W
  • Power: 12 W (PS-154 AC adaptor)
  • Bench: Matching Bench
  • Headphones: Headphone hook
  • Others: Warranty Card, Owner's Manual

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