Kawai CA48 Digital Piano Premium Rosewood Package
What We Think
Newly launched in 2018, the CA48 offers a brilliant full ranged 88 key wooden key action with features that you won't find on other pianos at the same price. It looks superb, very minimalist with the excellent sound of the Shigeru Kawai SK-EX. Brilliant for players of all ages and abilities
The CA range of digital pianos from Kawai are part of their Premium Concert artist range , offering to the pianist a superb standard of digital piano giving a unrivalled playing experience really not found at this level of piano The sound source is the incomparable Shigeru SK-EX concert grand piano sample , famed by great players all over the world. The piano also contains the EX grand sample as well and up to 19 different sounds for you to enjoy. The samples are generated with Kawais Harmonic Imaging Technology and really are very life like in all aspects. A major upgrade of this series are the 88 black and white “wooden” keys with Ivorite keys tops , absorbing fingertip moisture to ensure a great playing experience. The keys are on a metal balance pin which gives the player a smooth seesaw action and feel. The extended pivot length gives a really natural weight balance to the action, and the action also incorporates grade weighted hammers with further added bass region counter weights. The action has 3 sensors per key giving the player the ultimate smooth agile playing experience. The CA range has on board the Virtual Technician which allows the player to customise sounds on the piano , in altering string resonance and other ambient features to suit the players environment. Further features on these models include 7 drum style beats again adding to the players enjoyment in being able to play along to a drum beat. There is the Lesson feature with built in works by Burgmuller , Beyer and the Alfred series of piano tuition books. The player can slow the music down so that they can play along at there speed to learn the pieces on board. And for the non player there is Kawais Concert magic feature , great fun for all the family in that you select a tune from the 40 recorded in the piano, and play any key along in time and create music from the piano. The CA 48 model is available in various colours and has a powerful 2x 20watts of output.
The Kawai CA48 Digital Piano offers a suitable playability to the established musician. The Shigeru Kawai SK-EX and Kawai EX sound generators benefit from full 88 key sampling for a dynamic tone. The Kawai CA48's Grand Feel Compact keyboard features real wooden keys for a weighted feel. This model's Bluetooth compatibility streams audio through the piano's speakers, as well as connecting to dedicated educational apps. The Virtual Technician function allows you to tweak the CA48's parameters to your exact preference. The range of voices accurately replicate classic instruments including grand pianos, organs and strings.
Established in 1927, Kawai is now one of the largest music manufacturers in the world. Kawai focuses only on creating high quality acoustic and digital pianos and have produced some of the most famous concert grand pianos in the world, such as the Shigeru Kawai EX and Shigeru Kawai SK-5. In creating their range of digital pianos, Kawai make use of this expertise to replicate as closely as possible the experience of playing an acoustic grand piano. Kawai pioneered the use of wooden key components in digital pianos and continue to innovate for an ever more authentic piano playing experience.
The Bluetooth connectivity in the Kawai CA48 expands its functionality for modern users. The audio function allows you to wirelessly connect your iOS or Android smart device to stream audio directly through the piano’s speakers. This is ideal for playing along to your favourite music, listening to lessons or for use as a hi-fi system. The Bluetooth MIDI connection is suitable for recording your compositions directly to your device in a high quality format. The CA48’s Bluetooth function is popular amongst students wanting to learn independently.
Real Wooden key action and great piano sample yet simple functionality Quality over quantity
-New 88 note ‘Grand Feel Compact’ key action offers an outstanding authentic touch
-Progressive Harmonic Imaging’ sound technology for realism
-192-note polyphony/2 x 20 watts
-Grand Feel pedal system offers realistic pedal weighting
-Bluetooth MIDI for wireless data connection to Bluetooth-enabled devices
-MIDI In/Out & USB (to Host) for flexible connectivity
-4 Hands Mode’ splits 88 note keyboard into two 44 note keyboards
(No. of sounds: 19)
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