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Kawai VPC1 Wooden-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller

Original price $2,999.00
Original price $2,999.00 - Original price $2,999.00
Original price $2,999.00
Current price $2,499.00
$2,499.00 - $2,499.00
Current price $2,499.00
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The Kawai VPC1 Wooden-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller - For Those Who Know What a Superb Touch Can Bring

Finally, a piano controller from a company famous for building world-class pianos. The VPC1 is simply the finest controller of its kind – a professional MIDI controller developed for virtual piano players, featuring Kawai's celebrated wooden-key keyboard action technology.

The Kawai VPC1 is an instrument for the truly discerning music creator. It's for someone who is not only a skilled MIDI-based musician, but also a connoisseur of great piano touch. For those who understand how the "feel" of the keyboard directly affects the outcome of a composition or performance, nothing less than the most authentic and sensitive piano touch will do. Having spent over 90 years advancing the nuanced art of the piano, Kawai is skilled at creating superb keyboard action. The VPC1 is also fine-tuned for what you want and need to maximize the creative process. As the embodiment of that knowledge and experience, the VPC1 is an instrument with unparalled touch that aims to become a valued partner in the creation of transcendent musical outcomes.

  • RM3II Wooden-Key, Graded Hammer Action with Counterbalancing
  • Let-Off, Ivory Touch and Triple Sensor Detection
  • Simple "Plug and Play" Operation
  • Clutter-free Top with space for a Laptop or MIDI Device
  • Simultaneous USB and MIDI Connectivity
  • Customized Touch Curves for Top Virtual Piano Software
  • Editor Software Included
  • 3-Pedal Assembly Included
  • Music Rack Included


  • Keyboard: RM3 Grand II action
    • 88 wooden keys
    • Grade-weighted hammers
    • Ivory Touch white key surfaces
    • Let-off simulation
    • Triple sensor key detection
    • Counterweights
  • Pedal: F-30 triple pedal unit
    • Damper (with half-pedal support)
    • Soft
    • Sostenuto
  • Music Rest: Detachable type (included)
  • Basic Functions
    • Pre-loaded Touch Curves
    • VPC Editor software
    • Internal Memories: 5 (adustable via VPC Editor)
    • Touch Curve edit (adjustable via VPC Editor)
    • Velocity edit (adustable via VPC Editor)
  • App Functions: VPC Editor (Win/Mac)
  • Connectors
    • USB to Host
  • Power
    • Power cable
    • AC adaptor
  • Power Consumption
    • 1 W (when connected via USB bus power)
    • 3 W (when connected via AC adapter)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 54.33 x 17.75 x 7.33 inches / 138 x 42.5 x 18.5 cm (not including music rest)
  • Weight: 65 lbs / 29.5 kg
  • Included Accessories
    • Warranty Card
    • Owner's Manual
    • Music Rest
    • F-30 triple pedal unit (with half-pedal support)
    • USB cable

Manufacturer: Kawai America
Model: VPC1
SKU: I588202-N-2-WHXE
UPC: 4962864309766

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