Kawai CA-48 Digital Piano (CA48)

  • $2,695.00
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An outstanding introduction to Concert Artist quality. Featuring the brand new Grand Feel Compact wooden-key keyboard action, beautiful SK-EX and EX concert grand piano sounds, and modern Bluetooth® connectivity, the piano-focussed CA48 offers many of the strengths of the premium Concert Artist models within a more compact and affordable package.

The Variety of a Digital Piano: Convenience & Flexibility
Complementing the instrument’s class-leading Grand Feel Compact wooden-key keyboard action and Progressive Harmonic Imaging piano sounds, the CA48 also offers a variety of convenient digital features that further enhance one’s musical enjoyment.

A selection of different instrument voices, built-in lesson songs, and the ability to record and playback performances are just some of the features accessible from the cheek-block control panel, with built-in Bluetooth® functionality for connecting to smart devices wirelessly.

Additional sounds & playing modes
Supplementing the beautiful acoustic piano voices, the CA48 also features a modest selection of additional sounds, ranging from electric pianos and drawbar or church organs, to strings, human choirs, and synth pads, inviting musicians to add greater variety to their performances.

Furthermore, the Dual playing mode also allows two different sounds, such as grand piano and strings, to be layered together, while the Four Hands mode divides the keyboard into two independent 44-key sections. This feature is particularly useful in learning environments, allowing teacher and student (or student and student) to play together at the same time using a single instrument.

Built-in lesson function
The CA48’s convenient lesson function allows aspiring pianists to learn piano with classical Czerny, Burgmüller, and Beyer etudes, or collections of songs from the popular Alfred’s Basic Piano course books.

The left and right hand parts of each etude/song can be practiced separately, using the adjustable metronome feature to perfect timing in difficult passages, before recording the completed piece for self-evaluation.

* Notated scores and Alfred lesson books sold separately.

Integrated Bluetooth® connectivity
In addition to standard USB and MIDI ports, the CA48 also boast integrated Bluetooth MIDI technology, allowing the digital piano to communicate with supported smart devices wirelessly.

Once paired with a phone, tablet, or laptop, CA48 owners can easily expand the instrument’s functionality with a wide range of education, performance, and scoring apps. A dedicated Kawai Virtual Technician control app is also freely available, providing an enjoyable way to learn about and adjust various acoustic piano characteristics from an attractive touch interface, without the need for additional adaptors or cables.

* Availability of Bluetooth® function may vary depending on market area.
* For more information please refer to the Bluetooth MIDI Information support page.

Grand Feel Pedal System

Reinforcing the CA Series’ reputation as the most realistic digital pianos in their price range is Kawai’s Grand Feel Pedal System. This unique feature accurately replicates the position and individual weighting of the damper, soft, and sostenuto pedals of a Shigeru Kawai SK-EX concert grand piano to further enhance the CA48’s acoustic piano-like authenticity.

Superior headphone experience
The CA48’s Spatial Headphone Sound (SHS) technology enhances the depth and realism of the instrument’s sound when listening through headphones or earphones. The player can select one of three different acoustic presets that adjust the spatial positioning of the sound, while also helping to reduce auditory fatigue when using earphones or headphones for extended periods of time.

In addition, the CA48 also allows players to select a variety of headphone types (Open, Semi-open, Closed, In-Ear, Canal, etc.) for an optimised listening experience.

Vocal Assist & Sound Preview
Despite its modestly-sized control panel, the CA48 offers a broad range of digital features, with the optional Vocal Assist and Sound Preview modes also available to aid operation.

Once enabled, Vocal Assist provides a spoken explanation when selecting sounds and functions, while Sound Preview plays a short musical passage to demonstrate the selected sound or sound setting, alleviating the need to check the owner’s manual.


HIGHLIGHTS

■  Class-leading Grand Feel Compact wooden-key keyboard action
■  Ivory Touch key surfaces, triple sensor, let-off, counterweights
■  Progressive Harmonic Imaging sound with 88-key sampling
■  Shigeru Kawai SK-EX & Kawai EX concert grand piano sounds

■  Integrated Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
■  Built-in classical etudes and Alfred lesson books
■  Spatial Headphone Sound for enhanced depth and realism
■  Attractive, modern cabinet with cheekblock control panel

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Keyboard ・ Grand Feel Compact action
 - 88 wooden keys
 - Grade-weighted hammers
 - Ivory Touch white key surfaces
 - Let-off simulation
 - Triple sensor key detection
 - Bass region counterweights
Pedal ・ Grand Feel Pedal System
 - Damper (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
Brilliance
Other Effects -
Speakers 13 cm x 2
5 cm x 2
Output Power 40 W (20 W x 2)
Headphone Enhancements Spatial Headphone Sound
Headphone Type
Display 3 digit LED
Key Cover Sliding type
Music Rest Collapsible type (3 angle adjustability)
Dimensions Width 136 cm (53 1/2")
Depth 46.5 cm (18 1/3")
Height 88.5 cm (35") [music rest flat]
Weight 57 kg (125 2/3 lbs.)
Available Finishes Premium Satin Black (CA48B)
Premium Satin White (CA48W)
Premium Rosewood (CA48R)
Basic Functions Dual
Four Hands
Transpose
Tuning
Startup Setting
Vocal Assist
Sound Preview
Internal Songs Sound Demo 19 songs
Piano Music -
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)
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
Parts 1 part
Metronome Time Signatures 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8
Drum Rhythms -
Bluetooth * Bluetooth (Ver. 4.1; GATT compatible)
Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant
USB Audio Recorder Record/Playback -
Other Functions -
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 *
Line Out -
Line In -
USB to Host
USB to Device -
Others -
Power Consumption 11 W
Power Power cable
AC adaptor
Bench Fixed-height or height-adjustable bench *
Headphones Headphone hook
Sheet Music -
Others Warranty Card *
Owner's Manual

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