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Kawai CN27... High Performance... Low Cost

Affordability meets high performance in the CN27. Combining acclaimed Harmonic Imaging technology with a new 88-note keyboard action featuring counterbalancing, the CN27 stylishly delivers superior tone and touch at a surprisingly affordable price.


A new standard in digital piano value and performance.

Featuring the Responsive Hammer III keyboard action with 88-key counterweights and stunning SK-EX and EX concert grand piano sounds, the piano-focused CN27 offers best-in-class touch & tone, Bluetooth® connectivity, and built-in lesson and recorder functions within a compact, elegant cabinet.


    ■  Class-leading Responsive Hammer III keyboard action
    ■  Ivory Touch key surfaces, triple sensor, let-off, counterweights
    ■  Progressive Harmonic Imaging sound with 88-key sampling
    ■  Shigeru Kawai SK-EX & Kawai EX concert grand piano sounds

    ■  Integrated Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
    ■  Built-in classical etudes and Alfred lesson books
    ■  Spatial Headphone Sound for enhanced depth and realism
    ■  Attractive, modern cabinet with cheekblock control panel

Main Features:

  •     Progressive Harmonic Imaging Sound Technology w/88-Note Piano Sampling
  •     Responsive Hammer III (RHIII) Action with Let-Off and Triple Sensor Detection
  •     Ivory Touch Key Surfaces
  •     Graded Hammers and Counterbalanced Keys
  •     19 Exceptional Instrument Sounds
  •     Bluetooth MIDI
  •     Dual and Four-Hands Modes
  •     192-Note Polyphony
  •     Built-in Alfred, Czerny, Burgmuller and Beyer Lesson Songs
  •     Grand Feel Pedal System
  •     USB to Host
  •     Premium Rosewood Finish
  •     Sliding Key Cover and Matching Bench


Keyboard - 88 Weighted Keys with Ivory Touch Key Surfaces

Action - Responsive Hammer (RHIII) Action with Let-Off, Triple Sensor and Counterweights

Sound Source - Progressive Harmonic Imaging™ (PHI), 88-Key Piano Sampling

Internal Sounds - SK Concert Grand, EX Concert Grand, Upright Piano, Studio Grand, Studio Grand 2, Mellow Grand, Mellow Grand 2, Modern Piano, Classic E.Piano, Modern E.Piano, Jazz Organ, Church Organ, Harpsichord, Vibraphone, String Ensemble, Slow Strings, Choir, New Age Pad, Atmosphere

Polyphony - 192 Notes

Display - 3 Digit LED Display

Internal Recorder - 3 Song Recorder, Maximum 10,000 Notes

Bluetooth - Bluetooth (Ver. 4.0; GATT compatible), Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant

Speaker System - 12cm x 2, 20W x 2

Dimensions - 53 1/2" (W) x 16" (D) x 34" (H)

Weight - 95 lbs.


Reverb - Room, Lounge, Small Hall, Concert Hall, Live Hall, Cathedral

Effects - Preset

Keyboard Modes - Dual, Four Hands (Volume Balance Adjustable)

Touch Curve - Light+ , Light, Normal, Heavy, Heavy+, Off (Constant)

Virtual Technician:

Smart Mode — 10 Presets
Advanced Mode — Touch Curve, Voicing, Damper Resonance, Damper Noise, String Resonance, Key-off Effect, Fall-back Noise, Hammer Delay, Topboard Simulation, Decay Time, Minimum Touch, Stretch Tuning, Temperament, Temperament Key, User Key Volume, Half-Pedal Adjust, Soft Pedal Depth

Metronome - Beat — 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, Adjustable Tempo & Volume

Music Menu:         

Demo Songs — 19 Songs
Lesson Function — Alfred Basic Level 1A, Alfred Basic Level 1B, Burgmüller, Czerny, Beyer
Concert Magic — 40 Songs

Other - Transpose, Tuning, Brilliance, SHS Mode, Phones Type, Startup Settings, Factory Reset, Sound Preview, Vocal Assist, Auto Power Off, MIDI Channel, Local Control, Multi-timbral Mode, Transmit Program Change Number, Bluetooth MIDI

Pedals - Damper (with half-pedal support), Soft, Sostenuto, Grand Feel Pedal System

Jacks - MIDI (IN/OUT), USB to Host, Headphones x 2
Kawai Digital CN27 Specifications. Featuring Responsive Hammer III keyboard action,
stunning SK-EX and EX concert grand piano sounds, Bluetooth.
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