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September 07, 2017 04:23 PM

Kawai Novus NV10 Hybrid Digital Piano

Kawai distributes Novus NV10 hybrid digital piano on Oct. 6. First introduced at Frankfurt Music Fair in April, it was well accepted by pianists and the industry.

The piano came into the market as a fruit of business cooperation of Kawai and Onkyo Corp. announced in November 2015.
Kawai has long kept its “in-house development” policy, but manufacturing environment in the world market has significantly changed today. Whatever the product is, the world is more inclined to developing new products in much shorter period, and putting them timely into the market in cross-industry cooperation. Kawai is now expanding business acquiring music publishing division of Zen-On Music in 2014, and opening non-music teaching studios at its music courses teaming with Gakken in 2015.

Kawai provides sound generators for NV10, while Onkyo supports Kawai with its latest audio technology.
NV10 features discrete circuitry specially developed for digital piano. The audio section is greatly upgraded with Onkyo’s 1-bit processing technology, DIDRC Filter noise reduction circuit, Discrete SpectraModule amplifier and Premium Amplifier.

Kawai newly designed the keyboard for NV10 based on Ultra-responsive Action II built into Kawai acoustic grand piano in the same length, basic structure and parts of GX-1 to serve the requirements of customers who seek authentic key touch of acoustic grand piano.
According to Kawai spokesman, main markets for NV10 are expected to be music colleges as well as discerned amateurs.

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