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K5000W

Kawai K5000W

K5000W
(image courtesy of PerfectCircuitAudio)

Released: 1996

MSRP: ?

Synopsis:

Workstation version, substituting performance controls (macro programmer) for sequencer and K11 style percussion section Architecture Class: Additive-Rompler.

Ebay Description:

The Kawai K5000S is a 61 key (velocity and pressure sensitive) 32 voice multitimbral synthesizer, featuring six source channels and amplitude modulation. Each source channel has an additive (64 harmonics) or PCM (122 samples) source, resonant low pass digital filter (DCF) and amp (DCA), and dedicated (4 stage) EGs for pitch, filter, and amp. Additionally, each additive source has a dedicated (128 band) formant filter (DFF), (4 stage) harmonics and filter envelopes, and DFF envelope LFO (saw/triangle/random waveforms). Also, a drum channel (253 samples) has a dedicated filter and amp (ADSR envelope) and auto-bend. A global LFO (saw/sine/triangle/square/random waveforms), portamento, variable preset memory (256 max, unless expanded), 3.5" DSHD (DOS format) disk drive, 4 multi-effects processors, extensive modulation capabilities, stereo sub outputs, arpeggiator (11 patterns, 10 modes), 40 track (SMF compatible) sequencer (with auto-phrase generation and looping), and dual MIDI interfaces are also included.

Physical

Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
61 keys ? ? no 2x stereo 2x MIDI IN OUT THRU pedal no sustain FSW1 FSW2 AC

Interface

Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
K5000S K5000R K5000W user:64 128/bank (2 factory banks, 2 optional banks) PresetKits:7 UserKits:1 MIDI SysEx 3.5" DSHD disk drive (DOS format) MIDI SysEx menu based LCD display

Architecture

Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
4 32 (affected by the number and type of sources, minimum 6?) no 6x{[DCO->DFF] | PCM}->DCF->DCA DrumPCM->DCF->DCA

Output

Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
4 multi-effects processors BendWheel ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure key random MIDI-CC7 yes

Control

Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
preset:10 user:1 modes:10 pedal 40 track, SMF compatible, featuring real or step time, auto-phrase generation, and looping 40k note, 1 song (additional songs loaded via disk drive) MIDI MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 BendWheel ModWheel MIDI pedal

Keyboard

Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
channel no MIDI MIDI-CC64 pedal curves:8 DHE:12

Source

Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
Source1 digital 64 (high or low) harmonics samples:122 +-2 MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pressure DCAE1 LFO ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure AM:Source2 DFE1 DHE1 key S1-EG ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure BendWheel portamento LFO MIDIPitchBend no
Source2 digital 64 (high or low) harmonics samples:122 +-2 MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pressure DCAE2 LFO ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure AM:Source1 DFE2 DHE2 key S2-EG ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure BendWheel portamento LFO MIDIPitchBend no
Source3 digital 64 (high or low) harmonics samples:122 +-2 MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pressure DCAE3 LFO ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure AM:Source4 DFE3 DHE3 key S3-EG ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure BendWheel portamento LFO MIDIPitchBend no
Source4 digital 64 (high or low) harmonics samples:122 +-2 MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pressure DCAE4 LFO ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure AM:Source3 DFE4 DHE4 key S4-EG ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure BendWheel portamento LFO MIDIPitchBend no
Source5 digital 64 (high or low) harmonics samples:122 +-2 MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pressure DCAE5 LFO ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure AM:Source6 DFE5 DHE5 key S5-EG ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure BendWheel portamento LFO MIDIPitchBend no
Source6 digital 64 (high or low) harmonics samples:122 +-2 MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pressure DCAE6 LFO ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure AM:Source5 DFE6 DHE6 key S6-EG ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure BendWheel portamento LFO MIDIPitchBend no
Drum digital 253 - no no DrumPitch-EG no

Filter

Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
DFF1 digital ? no 128 bands DFE1 no no
DCF1 HASH(0x37a3760) ? yes HASH(0x37a62a8) ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DCFE1 key LFO velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure no
DFF2 digital ? no 128 bands DFE2 no no
DCF2 HASH(0x37a0b68) ? yes HASH(0x37a1198) ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DCFE1 key LFO velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure no
DFF3 digital ? no 128 bands DFE3 no no
DCF3 HASH(0x3899db0) ? yes HASH(0x3698fa0) ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DCFE3 key LFO velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure no
DFF4 digital ? no 128 bands DFE4 no no
DCF4 HASH(0x38bf078) ? yes HASH(0x38bf608) ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DCFE4 key LFO velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure no
DFF5 digital ? no 128 bands DFE5 no no
DCF5 HASH(0x38bd540) ? yes HASH(0x38c2680) ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DCFE5 key LFO velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure no
DFF6 digital ? no 128 bands DFE6 no no
DCF6 HASH(0x38ca7d8) ? yes HASH(0x38ce000) ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DCFE6 key LFO velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure no
DrumF digital DSP yes low pass velocity no no

Envelope

Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
S1-EG initial attack attack decay no yes no velocity velocity
DHE1 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no velocity no
DFE1 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DFE1-LFO key velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DCFE1 attack decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no velocity:attack ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure key velocity (attack/decay1)
DCAE1 decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no key key:attack/decay1/release
S2-EG initial attack attack decay no yes no velocity velocity
DHE2 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no velocity no
DFE2 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DFE2-LFO key velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DCFE2 attack decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no velocity:attack ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure key velocity (attack/decay1)
DCAE2 decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no key key:attack/decay1/release
S3-EG initial attack attack decay no yes no velocity velocity
DHE3 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no velocity no
DFE3 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DFE3-LFO key velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DCFE3 attack decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no velocity:attack ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure key velocity (attack/decay1)
DCAE3 decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no key key:attack/decay1/release
S4-EG initial attack attack decay no yes no velocity velocity
DHE4 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no velocity no
DFE4 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DFE4-LFO key velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DCFE4 attack decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no velocity:attack ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure key velocity (attack/decay1)
DCAE4 decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no key key:attack/decay1/release
S5-EG initial attack attack decay no yes no velocity velocity
DHE5 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no velocity no
DFE5 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DFE5-LFO key velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DCFE5 attack decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no velocity:attack ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure key velocity (attack/decay1)
DCAE5 decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no key key:attack/decay1/release
S6-EG initial attack attack decay no yes no velocity velocity
DHE6 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no velocity no
DFE6 attack decay1 decay2 release attack decay1 decay2 release decays yes no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure DFE6-LFO key velocity ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DCFE6 attack decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no velocity:attack ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure key velocity (attack/decay1)
DCAE6 decay1 decay2 attack decay1 decay2 release no no no key key:attack/decay1/release
DrumPitch-EG initial attack no no no velocity no
DrumAmp-EG sustain attack decay release no no no velocity velocity:attack/decay

LFO

Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
DFE1-LFO random saw triangle no no no no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DFE2-LFO random saw triangle no no no no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DFE3-LFO random saw triangle no no no no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DFE4-LFO random saw triangle no no no no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DFE5-LFO random saw triangle no no no no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
DFE6-LFO random saw triangle no no no no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure
LFO random saw sine square triangle yes no no no ModWheel MIDI-CC1 MIDI-CC7 MIDI-CC10 MIDI-CC11 MIDI-CC16-19 MIDI-CC80-83 pedal pressure attack key attack
Additive-Rompler Models
K5000S K5000R K5000W