Kawai GX-2 Aures 2 Hybrid Grand Piano

$49,795.00

The new GX-2 AURES 2 is the flagship of the AnyTime hybrid collection. It represents the pinnacle of acoustic hybrid pianos by impeccably blending one of the world’s most revered grand pianos with ground-breaking digital piano technology. Built upon the solid foundation of the renowned GX-2 grand piano, the new AURES 2 hybrid flawlessly incorporates advanced sound technology found on Kawai’s flagship digital instruments including Kawai’s proprietary Soundboard amplification system. The result is a premium instrument that inspires new heights of musical creativity.

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Kawai GX-2 Aures 2 Hybrid Grand Piano

Leaning on almost a century of piano craftsmanship and advanced piano technology, our next-generation Kawai GX-2 AURES 2 Hybrid Grand Piano is an impeccable fusion of the very finest in acoustic and digital piano performance. It begins with the impressive GX-2 grand piano, offering Kawai’s famed Millennium III carbon fiber action, tapered solid spruce soundboard, sturdy back frame, and massive cast iron plate.

Seamlessly integrated into the Kawai GX-2 AURES 2 is a premium digital piano that can be played silently with headphones or through the acoustic soundboard via Kawai’s proprietary high-performance soundboard transducers. This amazing soundboard technology allows the Kawai GX-2 AURES 2 to deliver stunning digital audio through its premium solid spruce soundboard resulting in a rich, powerful, and expansive sound.

Players can complement their performances with the wide selection of digital sounds or layer digital sounds with acoustic piano for an exciting, creative musical experience. Practice new pieces using the app-based metronome and record your performance. Play along with accompaniment tracks from a Bluetooth-connected smart device and enjoy your very own ensemble performance.

Highlights

  • GX-2 5’11” Grand Piano
  • Kawai Hybrid Sound Board amplification system featuring 4 High-Performance Transducers
  • SK-EX Rendering Piano Sound Engine with Multi-Channel Sampling
  • A modern User Interface, the PianoRemote app for iOS/Android controls operations via your smart device
  • Integrated Bluetooth MIDI and Audio wireless technology
  • App-based Recorder (SMF/WAV/FLAC/AAC formats)
  • 256 Polyphony (max.)
SPECIFICATIONS
SizeLength5’11” (180 cm)
Width5’1″ (152 cm)
Height3’4″ (102 cm)
Weight714 lbs. (324 kg)
TouchWhite Key SurfacesNEOTEX™
Black Key SurfacesNEOTEX™
ActionMillennium III Action with Carbon Fiber
HammersAll Underfelted
SoundSoundboardSolid Spruce, Tapered
Agraffes1st – 54th Key
Duplex ScalingFore & Back
Back Posts3
Exterior DesignPedalsDamper, Sostenuto, Soft
CastersSingle, Brass
Lid Props3
Fallboard“Soft Fall” Closing System
Music RackPosition5 Position
Hard Finish
Lock
Other FeaturesStretcher Over-Lap Integrated Design (SOLID)
Longer Keys
Steel-Reinforced Keyslip & Keybed
V-Pro Plate
CORE System
Vertically Laminated Treble Bridge
Konsei Katagi Rim with Blended Dense Hardwoods
Sound SourceSK-EX Rendering
– 88-Key Multi-channel piano sampling
– 88-Key Resonance Piano ModellingHarmonic Imaging XL
– 88-Key Piano Sampling
Internal SoundsSK-EX Rendering
– SK-EX Concert Grand
– 10 Rendering CharactersHarmonic Imaging XL
– 90 Sounds
Keyboard ModesDual
Split
Four Hands
PolyphonyMax. 256 notes (depending on selected sound)
EffectsSK-EX Rendering
– Ambience (10 types)Harmonic Imaging XL
– 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 DepthSound 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
– Top board Simulation
– Decay Time
– Minimum Touch,
– Stretch Tuning (incl. User)
– Temperament (incl. User)
– Temperament Key,
– Key Volume (incl. User)
– Half-Pedal Adjust
– Soft Pedal Depth
Control / Recorder AppPianoRemote (iOS / Android)

PianoRemote App-based Recorder
-SMF / WAV / FLAC / AAC

PianoRemote App-based User Interface

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
Music204 or 218 Songs (Depending on market location)
Lesson Songs578 Songs from Alfred, Burgmüller, Czerny, Beyer, Bach, and Chopin lesson books
(lesson books sold separately)
140 Finger Exercises
TransposeKey Transpose-12~+12 semi-tones
Song Transpose-12~+12 semi-tones
Other Settings & FunctionsSpeaker / Headphone

Bluetooth

MIDI

User Data

System

Tone Control, Wall EQ, Low Volume Balance, Speaker Volume, Spatial Headphone Sound, Headphone Type, Headphone Volume, Line In Volume

Bluetooth MIDI, Bluetooth MIDI Device Name, Bluetooth Audio,
Bluetooth Audio Volume

MIDI Channel, Local On/Off, Transmit Program Change, Multi-timbral Mode, Channel Mute

Reset Sounds, Reset Music, Factory Reset

Auto Power Off, Language, Information

Sound System(Aures only)Soundboard Speaker System with 4 transducers
(Low-Mid Range x 2, High Range x 2)
Bluetooth®Bluetooth® (Ver. 4.1; GATT compatible)
Bluetooth® Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant
Bluetooth Audio (Version 3.0, Profile: A2DP, Codecs: SBC, AAC, aptX)
Connector JacksHeadphones1 x 1/4″, 1 x 1/8″
MIDIIN/OUT
Line Out1/8″ Stereo
Line In1/8″ Stereo
USBto Host
USBfor Update
Power ConsumptionAures2: 58 W, ATX4: 20 W
PowerPower Cable
BenchMatching Artist Bench
HeadphonesHeadphone Hook
FinishPolished Ebony
RESOURCES

Owners Manual: Download

WARRANTY

10 Year Fully Transferable Warranty on Acoustic Piano Components and 5 Years Parts and Labor on Electronic Components: Click Here To Download Owner’s Registration Card

Customers should retain their store receipt or purchase statement as proof of the date of purchase. Please contact Kawai’s Technical Services Division if you have any questions or concerns, or to request a copy of your new warranty.

Weight714 lbs
Dimensions71 × 59 × 40 in
Select Finish

Ebony Polished

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