Kawai CA701 Digital Piano Satin Black

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Product Overview

Kawai’s award-winning legacy of premium digital pianos continues with the incredible Kawai CA701. It features Kawai’s ground-breaking “Grand Feel III” wooden-key keyboard action with Ivory & Ebony Touch key surfaces for an unmatched grand piano-like feel. The Shigeru Kawai SK-EX concert grand piano is reproduced by way of Kawai’s exclusive Rendering piano sound engine, providing a room-filling concert grand piano sound. Innovative amplifier technologies and a robust six-speaker configuration work together to create a deeply rich and impressive tone. Feature controls and sound menus are easily and intuitively accessed with an anti-glare LCD color touchscreen placed neatly in the left cheek block. All of these features combined create a stunning instrument for the discerning piano player.

  • NEW: Competition Grand SK-EX Rendering sound engine with multi-channel piano sampling. With smoother transitions across the keyboard, more natural bass sounds and a stronger duplex scale presence for unmatched realism.
  • IMPROVED:Virtual Piano Artisan function with 20 adjustable parameters allows advanced adjustments in tone, as Kawai’s ‘Master Piano Artisans’ carefully voice the revered Shigeru Kawai grand pianos.
  • IMPROVED: Integrated Bluetooth® MIDI v5 and Bluetooth Audio v5 connectivity to ensure ultra-low latency and superior sound quality.
  • IMPROVED: Anti-glare LCD touchscreen with updated User Interface is also compatible with Kawai’s Piano Remote control app for iOS/Android
  • IMPROVED: Beautiful contemporary upright piano cabinet design with sliding key cover and refined keyboard, pedals and music rest positions.
Keyboard Grand Feel III Action (GFIII)
- 88 wooden keys
- Grade-weighted hammers
- Ivory Touch white key surfaces
- Ebony Touch black key surfaces
- Let-off simulation
- Triple sensor key detection
- 88-key Graded counterweights
Pedal Grand Feel Pedal System - Damper (with half-pedal support)
- Soft (with half-pedal support)
- Sostenuto
Piano Sound SK-EX Rendering -88-key multi-channel piano sampling
-SK-EX Competition Grand Piano recording
-SK-EX Concert Grand Piano recording
  Harmonic Imaging XL -88-key stereo sampling
SK-EX, SK5, EX recording, K60 Upright
  Polyphony 256 notes maximum polyphony
Piano Resonance SK-EX Rendering 88-Key Resonance Modeling
- Damper Resonance
- String Resonance
- Undamped String Resonance
- Aliquot Resonance
  Harmonic Imaging XL Acoustic Rendering
- Damper Resonance
- String Resonance
- Undamped String Resonance
- Cabinet Resonance
Piano Adjustment Virtual Piano Artisan
(depending on sound)
- Touch Curve (incl. User Touch Curve)
- Voicing (incl. 88-key User Voicing)
- String Resonance
- Damper Noise
- Undamped String Resonance
- Cabinet Resonance
- Key-off Effect
- Fall-back Noise
- Hammer Noise
- Hammer Delay
- Topboard Simulation
- Decay Time
- Release Time
- Minimum Touch
- Stretch Tuning (incl. 88-key User Tuning)
- Temperament (incl. User Temperament)
- Temperament Key
- Key Volume (incl. 88-key User Key Volume)
- Half-Pedal Adjust
- Soft Pedal Depth

Virtual Piano Artisan Presets - 10 presets

Number of Sounds SK-EX Rendering 5 + 5 rendering characteristics
  Harmonic Imaging XL 96 voices
Reverb SK-EX Rendering Ambience (10 types)
  Harmonic Imaging XL Reverb (6 types)
-Room, Lounge, Small Hall, Concert Hall, Live Hall, Cathedral, Off
Other Effects   24 types
Speaker System Speakers 13 cm x 2 (woofers)
(8 x 12) cm x 2 (top speakers with diffusers)
5 cm x 2 (tweeters)
  Output Power 110 W (55W + 55W)
  Enhancements Low Volume Balance, Tone Control, Speaker Volume,
Speaker Character
  Headphone Enhancements Premium discrete headphone amplifier
Spatial Headphone Sound (SHS)
5 Headphone EQ Types
Headphone Hook
Display   5" LCD touchscreen (480 x 800 pixels)
Anti-glare treatment
Key Cover   Sliding type
Music Rest   Collapsible type (6 angles of adjustment)
Dimensions Width 57" (145.0 cm)
  Depth 19 1/2” (49.5 cm)
  Height 38 1/5” (97.0 cm)
Weight   Standard Finish: 168 2/3 lbs (76.5 kg)
Ebony Polish Finish: 176 1/2 lbs (80.0 kg)
Basic Functions   Dual
Four Hands
Low Volume Balance
Metronome   Time Signatures: 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8
  Drum Rhythms 100 patterns
Internal Songs Demo Songs 39 songs
  Music 29 or 42 songs (Depending on market)
  Concert magic 176 songs
Lesson Songs 578 Lesson Book Songs Burgmüller 25 (25 Etudes Faciles, Opus 100)
Czerny 30 (Etudes de Mécanisme, Opus 849)
Czerny 100 (Hundert Übungsstücke, Opus 139)
Beyer 106 (Vorschule im Klavierspiel, Opus 101)
J.S. Bach: Inventionen
Sonatinen Album 1
Chopin Walzer (Chopin waltzes series)
Chopin Etudes (Opus 10)
Alfred’s Premier Piano Course Lesson 1A
Alfred’s Premier Piano Course Lesson 1B
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1A
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1B
Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course Lesson Book Level 1
Lesson Books Sold Separately

140 Finger Exercises
Internal Recorder   10 song, 2 track recorder
Approximately 90,000 note memory capacity
USB Recorder Record MP3, WAV, Overdub Audio, Line In & Bluetooth audio recording
  Playback MP3, WAV, SMF, KSO (internal song file)
Bluetooth® *   MIDI: Bluetooth (Ver. 5.0 GATT compatible)
Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant
AUDIO: Bluetooth (Ver. 5.1 A2DP-compatible)
App Functions Compatible
Connector Jacks Headphone 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8" Stereo jacks
  MIDI USB-MIDI, Bluetooth® MIDI
  Line In 1/8" Stereo (volume adjust knob) [unbalanced]
  Line Out 1/4" L/MONO, R
  USB to Host
  USB to Device
  USB for Update
Power Consumption   45 W
Power   Power cable
Bench   Matching Bench
Others   Warranty Card
Owner's Manual
Hymn Player Manual
Internal Song List

Warranty Information

Limited 5 Years Parts and Labor | Customers should retain their store receipt or purchase statement as proof of the date of purchase. Please contact Kawai’s Technical Services Division if you have any questions or concerns.


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