Discover the exciting blend of acoustic grandeur with the convenience and customisation of digital innovation. The Kawai K300 builds upon the success of its award-winning predecessor, the K3, that was named Acoustic Piano of The Year in four consecutive years and brings it firmly into the modern age.
Seamlessly switch between playing acoustically in all it's glory to then silently via headphones for situations where it's important not to disturb others (or have them disturb you). Thanks to the industry leading ATX3 silent system (taken from Kawai's own high-end digital pianos) the K300 ATX3 opens up new realms of musical possibility, any time of day!
When muted, ATX3 instruments utilise a high quality digital sound engine, which reproduces the sound of the internationally recognised Shigeru Kawai SK-EX concert grand piano.
This piano-specific SK-EX Rendering sound engine combines 88-key multi-channel sampling and advanced modelling technology to deliver the most realistic grand piano sound possible, with effects that allow pianists to simulate the reverb and ambience of performing in a concert hall. In addition, ATX3 instruments also include a selection of alternative piano sounds, including the EX full concert and SK-5 mid-sized grand, and a variety of other instruments such as church organ and strings.
As this is still an acoustic instrument at its heart, the ATX3 instruments incorporate Kawai's advanced IHSS technology, utilising contact-less optical sensors to accurately capture the subtle movements of the action hammers. This allows the full range of expression from delicate pianissimo to thunderous fortissimo to be performed with fluency, and for the natural touch of the piano to be maintained, even when the acoustic sound is muted.
When played acoustically, the Millennium III Upright Action really comes into its own. Featuring components made of ABS-Carbon, a composite material created by the infusion of carbon fibre into our renowned ABS Styran. ABS-Carbon is incredibly sturdy and rigid, which allows the creation of action parts that are lighter without sacrificing strength. The result is a stronger, faster action that offers more power, better control and greater stability than conventional all-wood actions.
Made from a custom mold, die-cast parts are formed exactly the same every time. The K Series pianos feature three aluminum action brackets that are die-cast to provide an added measure of strength, uniformity and stability for accurate touch over time.
Longer keys make playing easier and provide more even response from the front to the back of the playing surface. The benefits to the player are greater control and more power with less effort.
The soundboard is the heart of a piano. Its purpose is to transform the vibrations of the piano's strings into a rich, resounding tone. Kawai uses only straightgrained, quartersawn solid spruce for K Series soundboards. Each soundboard is strategically tapered to maximise its tone producing capability. Only those that meet or exceed our demanding quality standards are selected for use in our professional upright pianos.
Mahogany hammer mouldings are lightweight and extremely responsive. Found on only the finest pianos, mahogany is used for the hammer mouldings on the entire line of K Series Professional Upright Pianos. All K Series hammers are T-Stapled to preserve hammer shape and fitted with an added interior layer of underfelt to support the creation of exceptional tone.
The piano's keyslip is the long, horizontal piece of wood that covers the front faces of the keys. Because it is long, thin and made of wood, a keyslip can warp or bend with changes in humidity, causing keys to stick. To eliminate this problem, a heavy-guage steel angle iron is added to prevent warping and bending in any direction. Keys move more freely with virtually no possibility of rubbing or sticking against the keyslip.
The piano's keybed must be strong and stable to support the action assembly and maintain action regulation over years of heavy use. K Series keybeds are made with sturdy laminated hardwoods and reinforced by rear braces on the iron frame that help to ensure stable placement and add rigidity to prevent energy loss.
We believe that the selection of an instrument is only the start of your musical journey. We have partnered with industry-leading and specialist couriers to provide a range of services alongside our in-house delivery team who can handle almost any request so no matter what you buy you can be confident it will arrive both quickly and safely. For more complex delivery requirements we work with specialist piano and organ logistics partners who can provide specialised equipment enabling us to enable us to deliver to almost any location.
Please note that unless specified, assembled delivery is not included within online order prices unless agreed with our showroom team prior to ordering.
For larger items, such as upright or grand pianos delivery surcharges may apply to non-UK mainland including Channel Islands, Isle Of Wight, Shetland, etc.
Delivery costs will be calculated on the product page and at checkout. If you are unsure or have specialist requirements, please contact us for a quote before ordering or place your order online; you retain your right to cancel.
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