KAWAI DIGITAL

KAWAI DIGITAL

 

KAWAI GL SPECIFICATIONS

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SPECIFICATIONS   GL-50 GL-40 GL-30 GL-30ATX GL-20 GL-10
Size Length 6'2" (188cm) 5'11" (180cm) 5'5" (166cm) 5'5" (166cm) 5'2" (157cm) 5'0" (153cm)
Width 60 " (152cm) 60 " (152cm) 59" (150cm) 59" (150cm) 59" (150cm) 59" (150cm)
Height 40" (102cm) 40" (102cm) 40" (102cm) 40" (102cm) 40" (102cm) 40" (102cm)
Weight 736 lbs (334kg) 714 lbs (324kg) 688 lbs (312kg) 688 lbs (312kg) 661 lbs (300kg) 622 lbs (282kg)
Touch ABS Carbon Action Parts Superb Playing Experience Superb Playing Experience Superb Playing Experience Superb Playing Experience Superb Playing Experience Superb Playing Experience
Exclusive Carbon Jack Stable Consistent Touch, Easier Playing Stable Consistent Touch, Easier Playing Stable Consistent Touch, Easier Playing Stable Consistent Touch, Easier Playing Stable Consistent Touch, Easier Playing Stable Consistent Touch, Easier Playing
Action Millennium III Millennium III Millennium III Millennium III Millennium III Millennium III
Hammers Mouldings and Felting Maple Underfelted Maple Underfelted Maple Underfelted Maple Underfelted Maple Underfelted Maple Underfelted
Sound Soundboard Solid Spruce, Tapered Solid Spruce, Tapered Solid Spruce, Tapered Solid Spruce, Tapered Solid Spruce, Tapered Solid Spruce, Tapered
Agraffes Solid Brass 1st-54th Key Solid Brass 1st-54th Key Solid Brass 1st-46th Key Solid Brass 1st-46th Key Solid Brass 1st-46th Key Solid Brass 1st-46th Key
Duplex scaling Fore & Back Fore & Back Fore & Back Fore & Back Fore & Back            -
Back posts 4 3 4 4 4 4
Exterior design Center Pedal Sostenuto Sostenuto Sostenuto Sostenuto Sostenuto Sostenuto
Casters Double, Solid Brass Double, Solid Brass Single, Solid Brass Single, Solid Brass Single, Solid Brass Single, Solid Brass
Lid props 3 3 2 2 2 2
Softfall
Music rack Position 5 positions 5 position 5 positions 5 positions 5 positions 5 positions
Hard Finish
Fallboard Lock
Other features Stretcher Over-Lap Integrated Design (SOLID) Stretcher Over-Lap Integrated Design (SOLID) Stretcher Over-Lap Integrated Design (SOLID) Stretcher Over-Lap Integrated Design (SOLID) Stretcher Over-Lap Integrated Design (SOLID) Stretcher Over-Lap Integrated Design (SOLID)
Longer Keys for Easier Playing Longer Keys for Easier Playing Longer Keys for Easier Playing Longer Keys for Easier Playing Longer Keys for Easier Playing Longer Keys for Easier Playing
Steel-reinforced keyslip & keybed Steel-reinforced keyslip & keybed Steel-reinforced keyslip & keybed Steel-reinforced keyslip & keybed Steel-reinforced keyslip & keybed Steel-reinforced keyslip & keybed
V-pro plate V-pro plate V-pro plate V-pro plate V-pro plate V-pro plate
Multi-grip Pinblock Multi-grip Pinblock Multi-grip Pinblock Multi-grip Pinblock Multi-grip Pinblock Multi-grip Pinblock
Solid Maple or Beech Bridge Set and Matched to the Iron Plate Solid Maple or Beech Bridge Set and Matched to the Iron Plate Solid Maple or Beech Bridge Set and Matched to the Iron Plate Solid Maple or Beech Bridge Set and Matched to the Iron Plate Solid Maple or Beech Bridge Set and Matched to the Iron Plate Solid Maple or Beech Bridge Set and Matched to the Iron Plate
Beams to Ribs Four-Way Joinery Beams to Ribs Four-Way Joinery Beams to Ribs Four-Way Joinery Beams to Ribs Four-Way Joinery Beams to Ribs Four-Way Joinery Beams to Ribs Four-Way Joinery
THE ULTRA-RESPONSIVE TOUCH
The exclusive Millennium III Action is the secret behind the ultra-responsive touch of the GL Series grand pianos.
MAXIMUM PRECISION
Kawai GL Series ABS-Carbon Action Parts The Millennium III Action features components made of ABS-Carbon, a composite material created by the infusion of carbon fiber into our renowned ABS Styran. ABS-Carbon is incredibly sturdy and rigid, which allows the creation of action parts that are lighter without sacrificing strength. The result is a stronger, faster action that offers more power, better control and greater stability than conventional all-wood actions.
POWER AND REPETITION OF EACH KEYSTROKE
The jack is the pivotal link between the key and the hammer that controls the power and repetition of each keystroke. Made of carbon and polyacetal, our exclusive Carbon Jack is molded as a single piece using Kawai's "Tapered Core" design for minimum weight, maximum directional strength and optimum responsiveness. It is virtually indestructible, will not warp due to humidity, and requires no lubrication – all of which reduces the need for maintenance. A microscopic surface texture dramatically increases control during pianissimo passages. These attributes make the Carbon Jack far more advanced than the conventional glue-jointed wooden jacks found on most other pianos.
ADDED MEASURE OF STRENGTH AND UNIFORM STABILITY
Made from a custom mold, die-cast parts are formed exactly the same every time. GL Series grand pianos feature a minimum of five aluminum action brackets that are die-cast to provide an added measure of strength and uniform stability to the action for accurate touch over time. Both the hammer rail and wippen rails are permanently locked in place to maintain the exacting tolerances of the action design and ensure long-term stability.
ACCURATE HAMMER ALIGNMENT TO OPTIMIZE TOUCH AND TONE
The dual-beam design makes our action rails extremely strong and stable to support the hammers. The finely serrated rail surface and the exclusive Insuliner hold hammer flanges securely in place to preserve accurate hammer alignment and optimize touch and tone.
MAXIMUM RIGIDITY TO DELIVER GREATER POWER WITH EASE
Kawai GL Series Extended Length Keys Spruce is the ideal material for the keys – light, yet extremely strong for its weight. It responds with minimal flex and exceptional consistency, transmitting every subtle nuance of the pianist’s performance while remaining stable through years of heavy use. The length of each key has been extended to make playing easier and provide more even response from the front to the back of the playing surface. Keysticks are also designed with a slightly taller profile for maximum rigidity to deliver greater power.
IMPROVED MAXIMUM ENERGY TRANSFER
The use of hardwood maple key buttons adds stiffness to the keysticks for improved energy transfer. Key buttons on the GL Series instruments have been doubled in length to provide maximum energy transfer and optimum power.
TOUCH - THE POWER OF PIANISSIMO
One of the most coveted attributes of a fine piano is dynamic range – the ability to play not only thundering fortissimos, but also the most delicate and sensitive pianissimos. The technological superiority of the Millennium III Action is most evident in its extraordinary ability to produce the perfect pianissimo. It seems ironic that GL Series technology speaks loudest when it whispers.

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