As the introductory model to the Concert Artist line of digital pianos, the CA49 digital piano is a worthy successor to the popular CA48 piano. It retains the“Grand Feel Compact” wooden-key keyboard action and Progressive Harmonic Imaging sound samples, while offering a number of new features and improvements. Most notable is its modernized OLED graphic display for greater visibility. This impressive collection of premium features work together to provide one of the most enjoyable playing experiences of any digital piano in its class.
As the successor to the popular CA48 piano, the Kawai CA49 Digital Piano continues a legacy of authentic sound and premium features. The Kawai CA49 Digital Piano incorporates technologies developed in collaboration with premium audio equipment manufacturer, Onkyo, and features a new motherboard and amplification system designed to deliver richer, higher quality sound. This updated model also preserves the core Grand Feel Compact wooden-key keyboard action and acoustic piano sound of Shigeru Kawai SK-EX and Kawai EX Concert Grand Pianos, providing a more natural and realistic playing experience. The new Low Volume Balance function improves consistency when practicing at reduced volume levels.
The CA49 possesses an updated cabinet design, adopting the taller body and rounded edge details of the larger Concert Artist models, for a more impressive, premium experience. It also boasts an improved cheekblock control panel that includes a modern OLED graphic display for easy operation. The Kawai Concert Artist (CA) Series is one of the most award-winning lines of digital pianos available today, and the Kawai CA49 Digital Piano is a model that will deliver players of all levels a premium piano experience.
- NEW: Motherboard developed in partnership with Onkyo for improved tonal clarity.
- NEW: Updated control panel layout with modern OLED graphic display.
- NEW: Chopin Walzer (1~19) lesson book.
- NEW: Tone Control setting with 8 selectable tone presets.
- NEW: Low Volume Balance function for improved touch consistency at reduce volume.
- NEW: Modern cabinet design modelled after larger Concert Artist instruments.
- IMPROVED: Improved Shigeru Kawai grand piano sounds.
- IMPROVED: Enhanced ‘Light’ Touch Curve setting for young children.
- IMPROVED: Updated Virtual Technician “Smart Mode” presets.
Keyboard Grand Feel Compact action
– 88 wooden keys
– Grade-weighted hammers
– Ivory Touch white key surfaces
– Let-off simulation
– Triple sensor key detection
– Bass region counterweights
Pedal Grand Feel Pedal System
– Sustain (with half-pedal support)
Piano Sound Progressive Harmonic Imaging (PHI)
– 88-key stereo sampling
– SK-EX, EX recording
– 192 note maximum polyphony
Piano Resonance – Damper Resonance
– String Resonance
Piano Adjustment Virtual Technician (17 parameters, via Virtual Technician app)
– Touch Curve
– Damper Resonance
– Damper Noise
– String Resonance
– Key-off Effect
– Fall-back Noise
– Hammer Delay
– Decay Time
– Minimum Touch
– Stretch Tuning
– Temperament Key
– User Key Volume
– Half-Pedal Adjust
– Soft Pedal Depth
Virtual Technician Smart Mode (10 presets)
No. of Sounds 19 voices Reverb 6 types Brilliance ✔ Other Effects – Speakers 13 cm x 2
5 cm x 2
Output Power 40 W (20 W x 2) Display 128 X 128 pixel OLED Key Cover Sliding type Music Rest Collapsible type (3 angle adjustability) Dimensions Width 53.5″ (136 cm) Depth 18.2″ (46 cm) Height 36″ (91 cm) (not including music rest) Weight 128 lbs (58 kg) Available Finishes Premium Satin Black (CA49B)
Premium Satin White (CA49W)
Premium Rosewood (CA49R)
Basic Functions Dual
Internal Songs Sound Demo 19 songs Piano Music Concert Magic 40 songs Lesson Songs Burgmüller 25 (25 Etudes Faciles, Opus 100)
Czerny 30 (Etudes de Mécanisme, Opus 849)
Beyer 106 (Vorschule im Klavierspiel, Opus 101)
Chopin Walzer (Chopin waltzes series)
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1A
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1B
Internal Recorder Total Memory approximately 10,000 notes No. of Songs 3 songs Metronome Time Signatures 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8 Drum Rhythms – Bluetooth® * Bluetooth® (Ver. 4.1; GATT compatible)
Bluetooth® Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant
App Functions Virtual Technician app (iPad)
Sound Museum app (iPhone/iPad)
Connector Jacks Headphone 1 x 1/4″, 1 x 1/8″ Stereo jacks MIDI MIDI IN, MIDI OUT, Bluetooth® MIDI * USB to Host ✔ Power Consumption 12 W Power 12 W (PS-154 AC adaptor) Bench Matching Bench Headphones Headphone hook Sheet Music – Others Warranty Card *
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