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Kawai K-500 Aures Hybrid Upright Piano

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Listed Price: $21595
Total Saving: $2,200.00
Sales Price: $19395



Blending award-winning craftsmanship and advanced technology, The K-500 AURES Hybrid delivers the finest in acoustic and digital piano performance. The AURES originates from Kawai’s award-winning K Series Professional upright line of pianos offering many of its top-of-the-line features, including Kawai’s Millennium III upright action, considered the world’s finest upright piano action.

As a premiere digital piano, the AURES comes equipped with a Kawai’s latest and most advanced digital and sound technology, with the addition of the newly developed AURES Hybrid soundboard technology.

Developed in collaboration with Onkyo, Japan’s leading premiere audio manufacturer, the soundboard technology incorporates newly-designed high performance transducer components that allow the K-500 AURES to deliver digital audio through its premium solid spruce soundboard resulting in a rich, powerful, and expansive sound.

  • 51″ K-500 Professional Upright Piano with NEOTEX™ Key Surfaces
  • New Kawai Hybrid Sound Board amplification system featuring 4 High-end Performance Transducers powered by Onkyo
  • SK-EX Rendering Piano Sound Engine with Multi-Channel Sampling
  • Modern 5” LCD Touchscreen Display
  • Integrated Bluetooth MIDI and Audio wireless technology
  • Flexible Virtual Technician Function with 19 Adjustable Parameters
  • MP3/WAV/SMF Playback, record and Overdub to USB
  • 256 Polyphony (max.)
Soundboard   Tapered Solid Spruce
Back Posts   5
Hammers   Mahogany / Underfelted
Action   Millennium III Upright Action with ABS-Carbon Composites
Key Surfaces   NEOTEX™
Sound Source   Pianist Mode: SK-EX Rendering - 88-Key Multi-channel Sampling - 88-Key Resonance Modelling - SK-EX Rendering Sound Mode: Harmonic Imaging XL - 88-Key Stereo Sampling
Internal Sounds   Pianist Mode: - SK-EX Concert Grand - 10 Rendering Characters Sound Mode: - 88 Sounds
Keyboard Modes   Dual Split Four Hands Transpose Tuning Favorite
Polyphony   Max. 256 notes (depending on selected sound)
Effects   Pianist Mode: - Resonance Depth (10 types) - Ambience (10 types) Sound Mode: - Reverb (6 types) - Effects (24 types) (Chorus x 3, Delay x 3, Tremolo x 3, Auto pan x 2, Phaser x 2, Rotary x 6, Combination x 5)
Virtual Technician   Pianist Mode: - Touch Curve (incl. User) - Voicing (incl. User) - Damper Noise - Fall-back Noise, - Hammer Delay - Minimum Touch - Key Volume (incl. User) - Half-Pedal Adjust - Soft Pedal Depth Sound Mode: - Touch Curve (incl. User) - Voicing (incl. User) - Damper Resonance - Damper Noise - String Resonance - Undamped String Resonance - Cabinet Resonance - Key-off Effect - Fall-back Noise - Hammer Delay - Topboard Simulation - Decay Time - Minimum Touch, - Stretch Tuning (incl. User) - Temperament (incl. User) - Temperament Key, - Key Volume (incl. User) - Half-Pedal Adjust - Soft Pedal Depth
Internal Recorder   Pianist Mode: - 3 song recorder (approximately 10 min. per song) Sound Mode: - 10 song - 2 track recorder (approximately 90,000 note memory capacity)
USB Audio Recorder Record MP3 WAV
Playback MP3 WAV SMF KSO (internal song file)
Metronome Time Signatures 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8
Drum Rhythms 100 Patterns
Internal Songs Sound Demo 39 Songs
Piano Music 29 or 42 Songs (Depending on market)
Concert Magic 88 Songs
Lesson Songs   584 Songs from Alfred, Burgmüller, Czerny, Beyer, Bach, and Chopin lesson books, 140 Finger Exercises
Favorites   16 memories (4 x 4 pages)
Transpose Key Transpose -12~+12 semi-tones
Song Transpose -12~+12 semi-tones
Other Settings & Functions Sound Settings Tuning (Sound mode only) Damper Hold (Sound mode only) Tone Control (incl. User), Speaker Volume Line In Level Wall EQ SHS Mode Phones Type Phones Volume, LCD contrast Factory reset MIDI setting Bluetooth setting
Settings Bluetooth MIDI Bluetooth Audio Bluetooth Audio Volume Rename File Delete File, USB Format MIDI Channel Send PGM Local Control Transmit PGM# On/Off Multi-timbral Mode Channel Mute LCD Contrast Auto Display Off Auto Power Off Factory Reset
Display   5" LCD touchscreen (480 x 800 pixels)
Bluetooth®   Bluetooth® (Ver. 4.1; GATT compatible) Bluetooth® Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant Bluetooth Audio
Connector Jacks Headphone 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8"
Line Out 1/4" L/MONO, R
Line In 1/8" Stereo (with volume adjust knob)
USB to Host
USB to Device
Pedals   Damper (with half-pedal support) Soft Sostenuto
Power Consumption   58 W
Power   Power Cable
Bench   Matching Artist Bench
Headphones   Headphone Hook
Others   Warranty Card Owner's Manual Hymn Player Manual Internal Song List
Dimensions (HxWxD)   51” (130 cm) x 59” (149 cm) x 24” (61 cm)
Weight   515 lbs (234 kg)
Finish   Polished Ebony
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