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Kawai K-500 Aures 2 Hybrid Piano

$19,395.00

The new K-500 AURES 2 delivers one of the finest upright piano-playing experiences 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 next-generation K-500 AURES 2 features sound and operation technology found on Kawai’s flagship digital instruments including our Kawai Hybrid Soundboard amplification system.

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Kawai K-500 Aures 2 Hybrid Piano

The Kawai K-500 AURES 2 blends Kawai’s masterful craftsmanship and advanced piano technology. Our next-generation AURES 2 Hybrid Piano is a fusion of the very finest in acoustic and digital piano performance. It begins with the solid foundation of Kawai’s award-winning K Series Professional upright line of pianos, offering its top-of-the-line features including Kawai’s Millennium III upright action, considered to be the world’s finest upright piano action.

Equipped with Kawai’s most advanced digital and sound technology the Kawai K-500 AURES 2 is also a premium digital piano that can be played silently with headphones or through its acoustic soundboard. Players can complement their performances with the wide selection of digital sounds or layer digital sounds with acoustic piano to create unique combinations. Practice new pieces using the built-in metronome and record your performance. Play along with accompaniment tracks from a Bluetooth-connected smart device and enjoy your very own ensemble performance.

The Kawai K-500 AURES 2 truly provides the best of both worlds for a unique and creative playing experience.

 

Highlights:

  • 51″ K-500 Professional Upright Piano with NEOTEX™ Key Surfaces
  • 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
  • Flexible Virtual Technician Function with 19 Adjustable Parameters
  • App-based Recorder (SMF/WAV/FLAC/AAC formats)
  • 256 Polyphony (max.)
SPECIFICATIONS
SoundboardTapered Solid Spruce
Back Posts5
HammersMahogany / Underfelted
ActionMillennium III Upright Action with ABS-Carbon Composites
Key SurfacesNEOTEX™
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
PedalsDamper (with half-pedal support)
Soft
Sostenuto (switchable from Soft for Upright Piano)
Power ConsumptionAures2: 58 W, ATX4: 20 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
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.

 

 

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Weight515 lbs
Dimensions59 × 51 × 24 in
Select Finish

Ebony Polished

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