Kawai CP179

Kawai CP179
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Number of Keys: 88
Key Weight: Piano
Key Size: Full
Touch Sensitive:


Number of Voices: 1000
Polyphony: 192
Sound Generation: Progr
Piano Sounds:
Real World Sounds:
Sounds Editable:

Extra Features



Tablet Connectivity:


Power Supply:


Audio Out:
Audio In:


Sustain Pedal:
Soft Pedal:
Expression Pedal:

Release Info

Year: 2011
RRP: Unknown


Kawai CP179 Ensemble Grand Piano

There is no instrument like the Kawai CP179… with a wooden-key action, powerful sound system, 100’s of sounds, and dozens of innovative features. All this, in a beautiful real grand piano cabinet, make the CP179 one of a kind.


Concert Performer instruments employ Kawai’s exclusive Progressive Harmonic Imaging with 88-key piano sampling. This unique technology creates sounds with amazing detail and clarity.


For Touch, the CP179 uses the new RM3 grand action. This action uses real wooden keys, accurate mechanical design, Ivory Ttouch key tops and Let-off.

Simple Operation

Operation of the Concert Performer instruments is simple and intuitive. The CP179’s panel has been streamlined and the color touch screen provides sharp resolution and superb graphics.

USB Audio and Storage

USB to Device and Host capabilities provide a world of opportunity, including recording and playing digital audio, storing songs and data, and connectivity to computers.

Built-in CD-RW

The exclusive CD-RW drive lets you play and sing along with audio CD’s, and record your own CD’s. There’s even a vocal reduction function, allowing you to become the lead singer in your favorite band.

Music Player Input

A convenient audio input jack on the panel lets you play along with your favorite MP3/MP4 devices.

Over 1000 Sounds

The CP179 has an amazing collection of studio quality instrumental and vocal sounds, as well as sound effects. Up to 4 independent sounds can be played on the keyboard simultaneously.

390 Accompaniment Styles

With 100’s of accompaniment styles in dozens of musical genres, a backup band is ready to play along with you no matter what song you have in mind. The 1-2 Play feature provides assistance in choosing appropriate sounds to complement the selected style.

Song Stylist

The CP179’s Song Stylist feature provides complete setups for 1000 of the most popular songs of all time. It is compatible with the Kawai Decade Series songbooks, along with 8 additional songbooks from Hal Leonard.

Fun Features

Kawai’s Concert Magic lets anyone enjoy the thrill of playing the piano, even if you’ve never played before.

The Piano Music feature provides over 6 hours of built-in piano music for your listening pleasure.

Lessons and Exercises

With every Concert Performer come the first year’s lesson songs from Alfred Publishing’s Basic Piano Course 1, Premier Course 1 and Adult Course 1. Additionally, we’ve included the printed music and recordings for time-tested finger exercises such as scales, arpeggios and Hanon songs.

Other Features

The CP179 has a host of other features and functions, including a Microphone Input and Vocal Effects (), an Internal Recorder with Easy and Advanced Modes (), 4MB of internal song storage, Transposition and 160 Registrations.

Sound System

The CP179 has an impressive 200-Watt sound system with a total of 9 speakers. Many speakers are mounted on the inner board, which helps to distribute and warm the sound similarly to an acoustic piano’s soundboard.

Jacks and Connections

In addition to USB, the CP179 has many useful jacks including 2 headphone jacks, an expression pedal jack, and audio output jacks including fixed XLR outputs for connecting to professional sound and recording systems.


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