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Kawai K4

The K4 is the successor to the Kawai K1, but with higher-quality waveforms and a digital filter added. It was also produced in rackmount form lacking the effects DSP as the K4R.

It has an 8-bit processor to power what Kawai calls "DMS tone generation" and a patch can be built using one or two samples. It can save patches to a memory card, working with either a DC-16 or DC-32 RAM card.

The K4 uses a 12-volt external power supply rated for 500 mA of current (model PS-121G).

Specifications

Year Released: 1989

MSRP: $1445

Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity and aftertouch

Polyphony: 16 notes

Multitimbral: 8 parts

User Patches: 64

User Performances: 64

ROM: 256 16-bit PCM waveforms

Effects: two digital resonant -12dB filters, plus reverb, delay, chorus, flanger and distortion/overdrive via DSP.

Oscillator: 16-bit PCM

Screen: 16x2 character display

Power Consumption: 5.8 watts

Dimensions: 1020 mm x 310.8 mm x 88.5 mm

Weight: 7.3 kg

User Demo Videos

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File Downloads

Kawai K4 Manual

Kawai K4 Wave List

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