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KAWAI DIGITAL CA98 SPECIFICATIONS


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KAWAI DIGITAL CA98

Kawai CA98…The Most Realistic Grand Piano Playing Experience

Concert Artist flagship, with real wooden keys, multi-channel sampling, Onkyo technology, and a genuine soundboard.

CA98

The Concert Grand experience in the comfort of your home.

Combining Kawai's industry-leading Grand Feel II wooden-key keyboard action, stunning SK-EX Rendering piano sound engine with multi-channel sampling and resonance modelling, premium amplification and speaker technologies powered by Onkyo, and a real wooden soundboard, the CA98 delivers the most realistic grand piano playing experience available in a digital instrument.

HIGHLIGHTS

    ■  Industry-leading Grand Feel II wooden-key keyboard action
    ■  Ebony & Ivory Touch key surfaces, 3-sensor, let-off, counterweights
    ■  SK-EX Rendering piano sound engine with multi-channel sampling
    ■  Premium audio processing and amplification powered by Onkyo
    ■  Premium Onkyo speaker system featuring TwinDrive soundboard

    ■  Integrated Bluetooth® MIDI and Audio wireless technology
    ■  Modern 5″ LCD touchscreen display embedded within cheekblock
    ■  MP3/WAV/SMF playback, record, and overdub to USB
    ■  Spatial Headphone Sound for enhanced depth and realism
    ■  Attractive, modern cabinet with 6-position adjustable music rest


SPECIFICATIONS

Keyboard
・ Grand Feel II action
  • 88 wooden keys
  • Grade-weighted hammers
  • Ivory Touch white key surfaces
  • Ebony Touch black key surfaces
  • Let-off simulation
  • Triple sensor key detection
  • 88-key Counterweights

Pedal
・ Grand Feel Pedal System
  • Damper (with half-pedal support)
  • Soft
  • Sostenuto


Sound

Piano Sound
・ Pianist mode: SK-EX Rendering
  • 88-key multi-channel sampling
  • SK-EX recording

・ Sound mode: Harmonic Imaging XL (HI-XL)
  • 88-key stereo sampling
  • SK-EX, SK-5, EX recording

256 note maximum polyphony

Piano Resonance
・ Pianist mode: Resonance Modelling
  • Damper Resonance
  • String Resonance
  • Undamped String Resonance
  • Aliquot Resonance

・ Sound mode: Acoustic Rendering
  • Damper Resonance
  • String Resonance
  • Undamped String Resonance
  • Cabinet Resonance


Piano Adjustment

・Virtual Technician (19 parameters)
  • Touch Curve (incl. User Touch Curve)
  • Voicing (incl. 88-key User Voicing)
  • 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. 88-key User Tuning)
  • Temperament (incl. User Temperament)
  • Temperament Key
  • Key Volume (incl. 88-key User Key Volume)
  • Half-Pedal Adjust
  • Soft Pedal Depth

・Virtual Technician Smart Mode (10 presets)


No. of Sounds:
Pianist mode: 10 rendering characters
Sound mode: 88 voices

Reverb:
Pianist mode: Ambience (10 types)
Sound mode: Reverb (6 types)

Brilliance     ✔

Other Effects - 24 types


Output System

Speakers:
TwinDrive Soundboard Speaker System
7 cm x 4
1.4 cm x 2

Output Power - 135 W (45 W x 3)

Headphone Enhancements:
Onkyo SpectraModule™ headphone amplifier
Spatial Headphone Sound
Headphone Type
Headphone Amplifier


Design

Display - 5" LCD touchscreen (480 x 800 pixels)
Key Cover - Sliding type
Music Rest - Collapsible type (6 angle adjustability)

Dimensions:
Width     145.5 cm
Depth     46.5 cm
Height     94 cm (not including music rest)

Weight     85.0 kg

Available Finishes:
Premium Satin Black (CA98B)
Premium Satin White (CA98W)
Premium Rosewood (CA98R)

Functions

Basic Functions:
Dual
Split
Four Hands
Transpose
Tuning
Favorite

Internal Songs
Sound Demo - 39 songs
Piano Music - 29/42 songs *
Concert Magic - 179 songs

Lesson Songs
Burgmüller 25 (25 Etudes Faciles, Opus 100)
Czerny 30 (Etudes de Mécanisme, Opus 849)
Czerny 100 (Hundert Übungsstücke, Opus 139)
Beyer 106 (Vorschule im Klavierspiel, Opus 101)
J.S. Bach: Inventionen
Sonatinen Album 1
Chopin Walzer (Chopin waltzes series)
Chopin Etudes (Opus 10)
Alfred’s Premier Piano Course Lesson 1A
Alfred’s Premier Piano Course Lesson 1B
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1A
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1B
Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course Lesson Book Level 1

Internal Recorder
Total Memory - Pianist mode: approximately 30 minutes
Sound mode: approximately 90,000 notes

No. of Songs
Pianist mode: 3 songs
Sound mode: 10 songs

Parts
Pianist mode: 1 part
Sound mode: 2 parts

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


External Connectivity

Bluetooth *
Bluetooth (Ver. 4.0; GATT compatible)
Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant, Bluetooth Audio

USB Audio Recorder
Record/Playback - MP3, WAV

Other Functions
Overdubbing
Line In recording

App Functions - (TBA)

Connector Jacks
Headphone - 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8" Stereo jacks
MIDI - MIDI IN, MIDI OUT
Line Out -     1/4" L/MONO, R [unbalanced]
Line In - 1/8" Stereo (with volume adjust knob) [unbalanced]
USB to Host     ✔
USB to Device     ✔
Others     -

Power Supply
Power Consumption - 55 W

Included Accessories
Power - Power cable
Bench - Height-adjustable bench *
Headphones - Headphone hook

Sheet Music
Classical Piano Collection *
Classical Lesson Scores *
Finger Exercises

Others
Warranty Card *
Owner's Manual
Internal Song Lists

* Depending on market location. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Kawai Digital CA98 Specifications. Hybrid Piano, Grand Piano Experience
wooden keys, multi-channel sampling, Onkyo technology, and a genuine soundboard.
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