Kawai ES-8 B

Stage Piano

  • With Responsive Hammer III (RHIII) mechanism with pressure point simulation and triple sensor for 88 keys
  • Harmonic Imaging XL (HI-XL) with 88 key sampling
  • 34 Sounds
  • 256-voice polyphonic modes
  • 100 Rhythms with variation
  • Transpose
  • Intonation
  • String resonance
  • Damper effect
  • Dual mode
  • Split mode
  • Four hand mode
  • Internal 2-channel recorder
  • Metronome
  • 2 x Headphone connectors
  • MIDI in/out
  • Line in (stereo)
  • Line out (L/mono, R)
  • USB to host
  • USB to device
  • Speaker system: 2 x 15 W
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 1362 x 361 x 149 mm
  • Weight: 22.5 kg
  • Colour: Black
  • F-10H sustain pedal and sheet music stand included
  • With 5-year manufacturer's warranty
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  • Clavi-Harpsi
  • Demo 1
  • Demo 2
  • E-Pianos
  • Organs
  • Piano-1
  • Piano-2
  • Vibraphone
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Further information

Number Of Keys 88
hammer mechanics Yes
Number of simultaneous tones 256
Number Of Sounds 34
Effects Yes
Speaker Yes
Headphone Outputs 2
Sequencer Yes
Metronome Yes
MIDI keyboard-function No
Pitch Bend No
Modulation Wheel No
Split Zones 0
Layer Function Yes
MIDI interface 1x In, 1x Out

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Great sounds but flawed action

James W74, 01.07.2018
I read many reviews on how great the key action was prior to purchase. In my opinion, the action is flawed. I am professional jazz pianist with hand built Yamaha SX5 grand piano, Kawai VPC1 and Roland RD800. The Kawai ES8 has a sticky action which gave me hand strain after 1 day...! Putting the Yamaha acoustic grand (Yamaha acoustic grand actions considered by some the best in world, I previously had a Steinway with worse), the VPC1, RD800 and ES8 side by side, the ES8 was BY FAR the worst and heaviest/stickiest action. VPC1, also by Kawai, is a dream action, amazingly good; ES8 action is so different I cannot believe the same company built it.

Sounds in the ES8 are incredibly good. I rate the piano sounds equal or even better vs the Ravenscroft IOS and PC sample apps. Is such a conundrum: ES8 great sounds but bad action, RD800 with quite good action and terrible piano sounds, then MD11 perfect sounds/action but too heavy for use! I decide to stick with RD800 + Ravenscroft for gigs.
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Excellent Kawai piano

18.09.2016
I am very satisfied and very suprised with Kawai ES8.
Previous I have Yamaha P85 and Yamaha DGX-640..You can not compare these pianos...Kawai ES8 is standing 10 times above these models of Yamaha..
Have Ivory touch keys, very organic and superB sound.
Thanks again to Thomann staff. Excellent job, fast shipment.
Thanks
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