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    Kawai K500 Aures Hybrid Acoustic Piano

    £10999.98 RRP £12222

    Kawai Acoustic Pianos have a 2 week lead time. They are individually prepared in the UK warehouse by a specialist Kawai technician

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    The Kawai K500 is first and foremost an acoustic piano designed for those looking for an instrument that is extra special. Produced in Japan this instrument is taller, has duplex scaling in the upper section and has a luxurious rich tone that you would expect only from a premium class piano.

    This top class acoustic instrument has been combined with Kawai's ATX3 anytime silent piano technology making it playable anytime of day or night with the use of headphones. But, Kawai have added Aures technology meaning that you can play the K500 as an acoustic instrument but combine it at the same time with digital sound which emanates through the soundboard. The lines between acoustic and digital are now blurred and allows any given combination of playing options like you have never seen or had before.

    Main Features

    • 51" Taller cabinet design allows bigger string length and rich detailed sound
    • Millennium 3 piano action with carbon composite materials for added strength, reliability and weight saving
    • Japanese built
    • Duplex scaling in the upper section
    • New Kawai Hybrid Sound Board 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

    Kawai K500 Anytime ATX3 Technology

    Perform on the piano anytime day or night without disturbing others by plugging in headphones, yet, with the real touch of the stunning K500 acoustic piano key action. The ATX3 system offers up a palette of super high quality sounds including the respected Kawai SK-EX Shigeru grand piano. The selection means as well as the stunning acoustic sounds from the K500, you end up with a whole range of pianos as well as orchestral and other instruments to choose from. This further adds to the enjoyment of this premium upright piano.

    K500 Aures - Acoustic and Digital at The Same Time

    Kawai Aures pianos offer something you don't normally find in hybrid pianos. They come with 4 transducers attached to the solid spruce soundboard which allows the digital component of the piano to use the soundboard as a speaker. The result means it is possible to use the acoustic piano combined with additional sound sources such as strings or choirs etc. The entire soundboard becomes a speaker transforming the piano in to a true hybrid combination. The combination of both real and digital sources opens up new avenues of sound and playing enjoyment.

    Kawai K500 Millennium III Upright Action

    The Millenium III action is designed to be resilient and dynamic to play allowing complete control over expression. Kawai have combined wood and ABS-Carbon composites for a stunning natural touch, but, this also means where there are critical components that move or work with each other, then the ABS carbon stops any issues as it is not affected by moisture or temperature. As a bonus, due to its weight reduction it offers up to 25% faster movement.

    The key surfaces of the action use NEOTEX coating. NEOTEX is Kawai's exclusive keytop material made of cellulose fiber. It offers the smooth, understated texture of natural ivory and ebony...and a semi-porous, silica-filled surface to absorb the hand's natural oils and perspiration. Since NEOTEX material is used for both the white and black keys, the feel of the keys will be consistent across the entire keyboard. NEOTEX resists cracking and fading over years of use.

    Kawai K500 Aures - Acoustic Piano Sepc

    Action/ Touch

    • Action: Millennium III
    • Key Surface: Neotex
    • Hammer Core: Mahogany
    • Hammer Felt: with underfelt


    • max. String Length: 1230 mm
    • Sound Board Material: Spruce tapered
    • Sound Board Size: 1,45 m²
    • Ribs: 11
    • Back Posts: 5
    • Duplex Scale: Yes
    • Agraffes: No
    • Key Lid: Softfall
    • Lock: Yes
    • Casters: Double
    • Pedals: 3
    • Tone Spreader: Yes
    • Dimensions( H x W x D): 130cm x 150cm x 62cm
    • Weight: 238kg
    • Finishes: Black polish

    K500 Aures Digital Section Specification


    • Sensors: Integrated Hammer Sensing System (IHSS), optical
    • Velocity Curves: Light+, Light, Normal, Heavy, Heavy+, Off (Constant), User

    Sound Source

    • PIANIST Mode: SK-EX Multi Channel 88 Key Rendering; SOUND Mode: Harmonic Imaging XL, 88 Key Sampling
    • Sounds: PIANIST Mode: Shigeru Kawai EX Concert Grand with 10 Rendering Characters; SOUND Mode: 88, Grand Pianos: Shigeru Kawai EX, Kawai EX, SK-5
    • Polyphony: max. 256 notes (depending on selected sound)
    • 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
    • Keyboard Modes: Dual, Split, 4Hands (Volume/Balance adjustable)
    • Reverb: Room, Lounge, Small Hall, Concert Hall, Live Hall, Cathedral
    • 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)
    • Tuning: Equal (Piano Only), Pure (Major), Pure (Minor), Pythagorean, Meantone, Werckmeister III, Kirnberger III, Equal (Flat), Equal (Stretch), USER

    Music/ Recording

    • Metronome/Beats: 10 Beats + 100 Rhythms, Tempo and Volume adjustable
    • Recorder: PIANIST Mode: 30 Minutes Audio (WAV+MP3), 3 Songs; SOUND Mode: USB Memory: MP3/WAV Recording and Playback, A-B Loop; Internal: MIDI 10 Songs, 2 Tracks - max. 90,000 Notes
    • Lesson Function: 542 Songs in total. Songs from Czerny, Burgmuller, Beyer, Bach, Chopin and Hanon (incl. printed score books); Songs from Alfred without score books. Additional Finger practizes with 4 scales (mayor, n.minor, h.minor, m.minor), 2 Arpeggio-, 2 Cadence- and 2 Chord- training in all root notes with score function
    • Piano Music Songs: 29
    • Concert Magic Songs: 176
    • Demo Songs: 39


    • Display: 5" LCD touchscreen (480 x 800 pixels)
    • Bluetooth: Bluetooth (Ver. 4.0; GATT compatible), Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant, Bluetooth Audio
    • Registrations: Yes, 16 Favorite Memories
    • USB Functions: Playback: MP3, WAV, SMF ; Recording: MP3, WAV ; Functions: Audio Overdub, Convert Song to Audio, Internal Songs load, Internal Songs save, SMF Song save, File delete, USB format
    • Other Features: Key Transpose, Song Transpose, Tone Control (incl. User EQ), Wall EQ, Speaker Volume, Headphone Volume , Line In, Line Out Volume, Audio Recorder Gain, Tuning, Damper Hold, LCD Contrast, User Memory, Reset, Lower Octave Shift, Lower Pedal On/Off , Split Balance, Layer Octave Shift, Layer Dynamics, Dual Balance, MIDI Kanal, Send PGM#, Local Control, Transmit PGM#, Multi Timbral Modus, Channel Mute, Auto Power Off

    Sound System

    • Sound System: Soundboard System with 4 Transducers
    • Amplifier: 140W
    • Power Consumption: 58W


    • Connectors: LINE IN (1/8" STEREO), LINE IN Level, LINE OUT (1/4" L/MONO, R), Headphones x 2 (1/4", 1/8"), MIDI (IN/OUT), USB to Host, USB to Device
    Established in 1983 A&C Hamilton Musical Instruments maintains a healthy balance of traditional business values with a keen sense for new business ideas. Getting new customers and keeping existing customers are equally important to us. As the internet has changed all our lives we continue to grow from strength to strength applying the tried and trusted methods of traditional retail sales to this new world of internet sales and store sales. The world is a smaller place but we are all still individuals within it. It is so much more fun selling to some one you can have a chat with, either email phone or in the shop than just sending boxes via couriers. Our company has a solid financial basis to trade and all premises are owned in full by the directors.

    Our Music Shop is on the outskirts of Preston with forecourt parking for 8 cars. Our closest town is Blackpool and nearby is Lytham St Annes. Blackburn and Southport are close by. Lancaster, Morecambe, Wigan, Burnley, Ormskirk, Bolton, Leigh, Accrington are also near me. Manchester Liverpool and Cumbria are around an hour away.

    Our Address is : A&C Hamilton Musical Instruments 946-950 Blackpool Road Lea Preston Lancashire PR2 1XN

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