SynthsKawai ⇝ Kawai K1m

The K1m is a tabletop module version of the Kawai K1 synthesizer. Unlike the K1r rack module, the K1m still has the joystick controller. The patch memory can be doubled with a DC8 memory card. A DC16 and DC32 can also be used. It uses a standard CR-2032 3V lithium battery for its memory.

It has a single card slot and can be expanded with a variety of expansion cards.

Specifications

Year Released: 1988

Polyphony: 16 notes

Multitimbral: 8 parts

User Patches: 64

User Performances: 32

ROM: 256 8-bit PCM waveforms (204 additive waveforms, 52 acoustic samples)

Screen: 16x2 character backlit LCD

Power Consumption: 4 watts

Dimensions: 370 mm x 201 mm x 58 mm

Weight: 1.3 kg

This is a tabletop module.

User Demo Videos

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Sound Samples

WAV samples are available on freewavesamples.com.

File Downloads

Kawai K1 and K1m Manual

Kawai K1 and K1m Wave List

Kawai K1 Sound Libraries

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