The K5000S is an additive synthesizer. It is similar to the K5000W, but lacks the waveform ROM and adds 16 real-time control knobs.
The K5000 series can be upgraded with the ME-1 expansion. It adds two additional banks of patches, E and F.
It is available in rackmount form as the Kawai K5000R.
Year Released: 1996
Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity and aftertouch
Polyphony: 32 notes
Multitimbral: 32 parts
User Patches: 512
Sequencer Memory: 40,000 notes
Sequencer Resolution: 96 PPQN
Screen: 240 x 64 pixel LCD