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Kawai CA501 88-Key Digital Piano - Satin Black

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Original price $4,999.00
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Original price $4,999.00
Current price $3,999.00
$3,999.00 - $3,999.00
Current price $3,999.00
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Bright and Clear Sound - The Kawai CA501 88-Key Digital Piano

The CA501 retains the highly regarded Grand Feel Compact wooden-key keyboard action of its predecessor, while incorporating the new SK-EX Competition Grand piano sound, reproduced using Harmonic Imaging XL sound technology. This latest recreation of the flagship Shigeru Kawai piano uses all new sample data, specifically recorded from the player’s perspective, and is characterized by a bright and clear sound with a distinctive attack. Complementing this stunning new piano sound, the CA501 now incorporates diffuser panels mounted to the top facing speakers that help to expand tonal projection in all directions.

  • Satin black finish
  • SK-EX Competition Grand piano sound, specially recorded from the player’s perspective
  • Redesigned top facing speaker configuration with added 360° diffuser panels
  • Bluetooth MIDI v5, Bluetooth Audio v5 for reduced latency and enhanced audio quality
  • Redesigned control panels with direct button printing for intuitive operation
  • Refined cabinet design with improved pedal position, new music rest score support pins

The updated CA501 features redesigned control panels with a more intuitive button layout to complement the large OLED display. In addition, wireless connectivity has also been refreshed, with Bluetooth MIDI and Bluetooth Audio components = adopting the latest v5 standard to ensure ultra-low latency, improved reliability, and superior sound quality when paired with the latest mobile devices. Finally, the CA501’s attractive cabinet has also received design refinements, including a taller body, improved pedal positioning and music rest score support pins, which can be raised to hold the pages of thicker notated scores securely in place.


  • Keyboard
    • Grand feel compact with Let-Off, Triple Sensor, Counterweights
    • 88 wooden keys with ivory touch key surfaces
  • Display: 128 x 64 dots OLED
  • Polyphony: max. 256 notes
  • Sounds: 45 sounds
  • Metronome: 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8 beat + 100 drum rhythms
  • Internal Recorder: 10 song recorder, 2 track recorder - approximately 90,000 note memory capacity
  • Internal Songs
    • Demo Songs: 33 songs
    • Piano Music: 29 or 42 songs
    • Concert Magic: 176 songs
  • Effects: Reverb (Room, lounge, small hall; concert hall, live hall, cathedral)
  • Phones Settings: Spatial headphone sound (SHS), phones type
  • Bluetooth
    • MIDI: Bluetooth (Ver. 5.0 GATT-compatible)/Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification-compliant
    • AUDIO: Bluetooth (Ver. 5.1 A2DP-compatible
  • Pedals: Damper (with half-pedal support), soft, sostenuto - grand feel pedal system
  • Key Cover: Sliding type
  • Jacks: Headphones x 2 (1/4-inch, 1/8-inch), LINE OUT (1/4-inch L/MONO, R), LINE IN (1/4-inch L/MONO R) USB to HOST
  • Output Power: 50 W + 50 W
  • Speakers: 13 cm x 2 (woofers), (8 x 12) cm x 2 (top speaker with diffusers)
  • Power Consumption: 12 W (PS-154 AC adaptor)
  • Dimensions: 1425 x 485 x 930 mm (56 x 19 x 36 2/3 inches)
  • Weight: 66 kg (145 1/2 lbs.)

Manufacturer: Kawai America
Model: CA501 SB
SKU: I738043-N-0-WHXE
UPC: 4962864315149

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