K-500 AURES

KAWAI K-500 AURES

The K-500 AURES delivers one of the finest upright piano playing experience in the market today through its blend of award-winning craftsmanship and ground-breaking technology. Identical to the K-500 K Series professional upright piano, the new K-500 AURES features sound and operation technology found on Kawai’s flagship digital instruments, including a modern LCD touchscreen display and the new Kawai Hybrid Soundboard amplification system.

Description

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.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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.)
SPECIFICATIONS
SoundboardTapered Solid Spruce
Back Posts5
HammersMahogany / Underfelted
ActionMillennium III Upright Action with ABS-Carbon Composites
Key SurfacesNEOTEX™
Sound SourcePianist 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 SoundsPianist Mode:

– SK-EX Concert Grand
– 10 Rendering Characters

Sound Mode:

– 88 Sounds

Keyboard ModesDual
Split
Four Hands
Transpose
Tuning
Favorite
PolyphonyMax. 256 notes (depending on selected sound)
EffectsPianist 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 TechnicianPianist 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 RecorderPianist Mode:

– 3 song recorder (approximately 10 min. per song)

Sound Mode:

– 10 song
– 2 track recorder (approximately 90,000 note memory capacity)

USB Audio RecorderRecordMP3
WAV
PlaybackMP3
WAV
SMF
KSO (internal song file)
MetronomeTime Signatures1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8
Drum Rhythms100 Patterns
Internal SongsSound Demo39 Songs
Piano Music29 or 42 Songs (Depending on market)
Concert Magic88 Songs
Lesson Songs584 Songs from Alfred, Burgmüller, Czerny, Beyer, Bach, and Chopin lesson books, 140 Finger Exercises
Favorites16 memories (4 x 4 pages)
TransposeKey Transpose-12~+12 semi-tones
Song Transpose-12~+12 semi-tones
Other Settings & FunctionsSound SettingsTuning (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
SettingsBluetooth 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
Display5″ LCD touchscreen (480 x 800 pixels)
Bluetooth®Bluetooth® (Ver. 4.1; GATT compatible)
Bluetooth® Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant
Bluetooth Audio
Connector JacksHeadphone1 x 1/4″, 1 x 1/8″
MIDIMIDI (IN/OUT)
Line Out1/4″ L/MONO, R
Line In1/8″ Stereo (with volume adjust knob)
USB to Host
USB to Device
PedalsDamper (with half-pedal support)
Soft
Sostenuto
Power Consumption58 W
PowerPower Cable
BenchMatching Artist Bench
HeadphonesHeadphone Hook
OthersWarranty Card
Owner’s Manual
Hymn Player Manual
Internal Song List
Dimensions (HxWxD)51” (130 cm) x 59” (149 cm) x 24” (61 cm)
Weight515 lbs (234 kg)
FinishPolished Ebony

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