Portable Digital Piano
The Kawai ES8 features (RHIII) Responsive Hammer Three keybed, along with Ex and SK5 Kawai Grand Piano samples in a versatile instrument. On display at Mark Ireland Pianos in Bristol- 0117 9717116.
The piano is available in black or white with optional extra stand and pedals.
Responsive Hammer III’ weighted-key action, with Ivory Touch key surfaces and Let-off simulation
The new Responsive Hammer III (RHIII) action recreates the distinctive touch of an acoustic grand piano, with its realistic movement and accurate 3-sensor technology.
Shigeru Kawai SK-EX, SK-5, and Kawai EX instruments reproduced with Harmonic Imaging XL sound technology
The ES8 digital piano captures the rich, expressive sound of the Kawai SK-EX, SK-5, and EX grand pianos, with all 88 keys of these exceptional instruments meticulously recorded, analysed and faithfully reproduced using Harmonic Imaging™ XL sound technology.
Strong selection of additional instrument sounds
Supplementing the realistic acoustic piano voices, the ES8 digital piano also features a strong selection of additional instrument sounds, ranging from electric pianos and drawbar and church organs, to string, choir, and mallet instruments.
Professional accompaniment styles
Featuring a variety of styles ranging from pop and rock ballads, to jazz-funk, dance, and latin flavours, the Rhythm Section function of the ES8 digital piano provides solo performers with professionally arranged backing accompaniment at the touch of a button.
USB to Device functionality, with MP3/WAV file recording and playback
Wide range of connectivity options
The ES8 digital piano features a variety of standard connectivity options, with Line-level output jacks that allow the instrument to be enjoyed in larger settings such as churches and schools.
The beautiful HM-4 Design Kit makes the ES7 a stylish digital piano. It contains the stand and the acrylic music rack.
In addition this set can be expanded by the 3 pedal unit F-301.
|Action||88 keys with Ivory Touch surface, Responsive Hammer III (RHIII) action with Let-Off simulation and 3 Sensors per key|
|Piano Sounds||Shigeru Kawai EX, Kawai EX, Shigeru Kawai SK-5, Jazz Clean, Warm Grand, Pop Grand, Upright Piano, Pop Grand 2, Modern Piano, Rock Piano|
|Other Sounds||E-Piano x 4, Organ x 4, Harpsichord/Mallets x 4, Strings/Choir x 8, Bass x 4|
|Sound Source||Harmonic Imaging™ XL (HI-XL) with 88 key sampling|
|Polyphony||max. 256 notes|
|Virtual Technician||Voicing per key, Damper Resonance, Damper Noise, String Resonance, Key-off Effect, Fall-back Noise, Hammer Delay, Topboard, Decay Time, Soft Pedal Depth, Minimum Touch, Tuning, Volume and Tune of each key|
|Reverb||Room, Lounge, Small Hall, Concert Hall, Live Hall, Cathedral - each with Depth and Time|
|Effects||Stereo Delay, Ping Delay, Triple Delay, Chorus, Classic Chorus, Tremolo, Classic Tremolo, Auto Pan, Classic Auto Pan, Phaser, Rotary and 4 combination effects - each with Dry/Wet, Time, Speed, Feedback, High Damp, Depth (Parameters depend on Effect type.)|
|Amp Simulator||S.Case I, S.Case II, L.Cabinet - each with Drive, Level, EQ Low, EQ High|
|Dual-Mode||yes, with Balance|
|Split-Mode||yes, with Balance and free Split point|
|Accompaniment||100 Rhythms with Variation (Drums, Bass, Backing), Auto Fill-In, One Finger Ad-Lib Phrasen, Auto Chord Progression, Full Keyboard and One-Finger-Mode|
|Touch Curve||Light 1/2, Normal, Heavy 1/2, USER 1/2, off|
|Other Functions||28 registration memories, Keybopard/Song Transpose, Equaliser (incl. User EQ), Wall EQ, Speaker Volume, Phones Volume, Line Out Volume, Audio Recording Level, Tuning, Damper Pedal, 4-Hand Mode, Saving of custom settings, Factory Reset, Left Hand Octave, Left Hand Pedal, Split Balance, Layer Octave, Layer Dynamics, Dual Balance, MIDI chanel, Program change send, Local Control Mode, Multi Timbre Mode, Chanel Mute, Automatic Power On/Off, Speaker On/Off|
|Recorder||USB Memory: MP3/WAV Recording and Playback, A-B Loop; Internal: MIDI 10 Songs, 2 Tracks – max. 90,000 notes|
|USB Functions||Playback: MP3, WAV, SMF ; Recording: MP3, WAV ; Functions: Audio Overdub, Song to Audio Convertion, Load internal Songs, Save internal Songs, Save SMF Songs, Load Registration, Save Registration, Delete File, Format USB Memory|
|Metronome||Beats: 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8 Tempo: 10-400 BPM|
|Pedals||F10H Sustain Pedal with Half-Damper function included. Optional: Double Pedal F-20 or F301 3-pedal unit (only in combination with the HM-4 stand)|
|Display||16 x 2 Character (LCD)|
|Jacks||USB to Host, USB to Device, MIDI (IN/OUT), LINE IN STEREO, LINE OUT (L/MONO, R), DAMPER (for F-10H), DAMPER/SOFT (for F-20), PEDAL (for F-301), Phones x 2, AC-adapter PS-154|
|Speaker||2 x (8x12)cm with Bass-Reflex-System, can be turned off|
|Amplification||2 x 15 Watts|
|Size in cm||136,2 x 36,1 x 14,9|
|Finishes||Glossy Black or Snow White|
|Weight in kg||22,5|
|Accessories incl.||Metall music rack, AC-adapter PS154, Manual|
|Options||Designkit: HM-4 stand with acrylic music rack; F-301 3-pedal unit to be mounted at the HM-4 stand|