The K5000R is an additive synthesizer and is the rackmount version of the Kawai K5000S. It does not have the General MIDI sound set and 32-part multitimbrality found in the Kawai K5000W.
It has a 128-band formant filter and two LFOs, one specifically for the formant filter.
The K5000 series can be upgraded with the ME-1 expansion. It adds two additional banks of patches, E and F.
Year Released: 1997
Polyphony: 32 notes
Multitimbral: 4 parts
User Patches: 200
User Performances: 64
Arpeggiator: 40 patterns, 8 user-programmable
Outputs: 1/4" stereo pair plus another 1/4" stereo pair for individual outputs
This is a 2-space rack unit.
User Demo Videos
Kawai K5000R Manual
Kawai K5000 MIDI Implementation
Kawai K5000 Series Service Manual
SoundDiver Kawai K5000 OEM Version
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