Need help? Click here to contact our team

Kawai VPC1 Virtual Piano Controller

A controller made for pianists, with the finest touch and great connectivity
Code: PDP-KAW-VPC1BB
  • £1,119.00
  • (Delivery from £35.00)
  • RRP £1,311.00
Item out of Stock | Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Loading...
NEED HELP? For piano enquiries, call: 01223 224 824
100% Secure Shopping Powered by PayPal & Worldpay
No Hassle Returns Click for contact information ›

 

Kawai have answered the prayers of virtual piano musicians everywhere. Their VPC1 features the superb RM3 Grand II wooden-key keyboard action into a professional MIDI controller for a detailed response to your playing. Kawai understand the importance of first-class touch and have kept things as uncomplicated as possible. There are no knobs to snap-off or faders getting in the way of your mouse, just a power switch, 88 real wooden keys, superb action, some USB and MIDI connectors, a beautifully designed well-built cabinet and an incredible concert grand playing experience.

Authentic Touch

The keyboard action is the most important part of a controller. The VPC1 is equipped with the RM3 II keyboard action providing you with a similar feel to an acoustic grand piano. The keyboard has wooden keys providing smooth, consistent movement with acoustic piano characteristics such as graded hammers weighting, ivory-like key surfaces, let-off simulation and bass note counterweights, giving your playing a natural feel, as well as absorbing fingertip perspiration to assist playing control.

Professional Touch Curves

The VPC1 88 keys feature the same responsive touch curve as the respected MP10 stage piano, ensuring a superb playing experience and natural sound. The five touch curve presets allow users to access some of Kawai’s most renowned sounds, and reproduce them with equal amounts of accuracy and quality. These curves have been lovingly prepared by Kawai's renowned keyboard engineering team and approved by the software developers themselves, ensuring your favourite virtual piano responds just like the real thing.

Connectivity

Connecting the VPC1 to your PC or Mac requires just a single USB cable. The VPC1 can draw power from the computer's USB bus, reducing cable clutter by doing away with the need for an external AC adaptor. While the VPC1 has been developed primarily for controlling software pianos, standard MIDI jacks are also provided for connecting to hardware sound sources. It's even possible to control separate sound sources simultaneously, adjusting IN/OUT routing for USB and standard MIDI with the VPC Editor software.

Grand Feel Pedal System

Take full advantage of your virtual piano's unlooped sustain and stunning modelled resonances with the VPC1's included grand piano pedal controller. This sturdily built unit supports half-damping and is pre-configured to send the correct CC messages for damper, soft, and sostenuto events for a greater piano playing experience.

Features:

  • MIDI Controller with Acoustic Piano Playability
  • Full-Length Wooden Keys with Seesaw Action
  • Touch Curve Software for Creating and Editing Your Tones
  • Easy Clutter-Free Connectivity to Your Mac or PC

Specification:

  • Height - 185mm
  • Width - 1380mm
  • Depth - 425mm
  • Weight 29.5kg
  • Finish - Metallic Black Finish

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. Our specialists have been trained to assemble and deliver our entire range of digital pianos and other oversized instruments such as cellos and double basses. 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.

For larger items, 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.

Millersmusic.co.uk maintains the highest levels of security. We take the privacy and security of your payment and personal details very seriously.

Our site uses high-level SSL encryption technology, the most advanced security software currently available for online transactions.

You can tell whether a page is secure as 'https' will replace the 'http' at the front of the millersmusic.co.uk in your browser address window. A small locked padlock will also appear in the bottom bar of your browser window.

Using an unsecured network in a public place can be risky as unauthorised people may try to intercept anything you're doing online.

Only connect to secure wireless networks that you trust.

Top