Kawai ES120 Portable Digital Piano

Kawai’s plan to release the brand new ES120 portable digital piano was announced on June 1st 2022. The ES120 is the next generation successor to the extremely popular ES110 digital piano.

Kawai Australia is delighted to share that the new ES120 has now arrived in Australia and New Zealand. 

Kawai’s ES series pianos are high-performance, compact 88-key portable digital pianos, suitable for the home, stage, recital hall, or classroom.The ES120 is made with a strong and stylish case design, integrated control panel, and sturdy body, weighing only 12kg. This make the ES120 the perfect option for pianists who want a high-quality playing experience and the flexibility to take their instrument anywhere.

ES120 digital piano on stage

The ES120 feature the latest Responsive Hammer Compact keyboard action, which has been created to deliver the most realistic grand piano touch & feel possible within this compact light-weight digital piano. This action achieves this realistic feel by using grade-weighted hammers and upgraded cushioning material that helps to reduce action noise, when keys are released. This great attention to detail, combined with the latest piano action technology, makes Kawai’s digital piano actions the industry standard for an authentic playing experience. 

Kawai ES120 Responsive Hammer Compact act

The ES120 utilises Kawai’s innovative Harmonic Imaging piano sound engine, to reproduce the beautiful sounds of our acoustic piano range, including the magnificent Shigeru Kawai SK-EX and classic Kawai EX concert grand pianos with full 88-key stereo sampling, string and damper resonances.

ES120 also features a selection of new electronic piano, strings, and bass sounds from the larger ES520, providing a strong variety of colourful sounds for any musical occasion.

These impressive sounds are supported by a 20W amplifier and speaker system that deliver a rich, well-rounded sound with impressive volume and clarity. A new Low Volume Balance feature allows for the adjustment of characteristics of the piano for optimal expression when playing at low volume levels. The advanced Spatial Headphone Sound technology works to further enhance the depth and realism of sounds heard through headphones, while also helping to reduce auditory fatigue when listening for extended periods of time.

A detailed outline of the ES120’s features, specifications, and finishes are available on our dedicated Kawai Australia ES120 product page.  

Key improvements of the ES120 include: 

– Improved Responsive Hammer Compact keyboard action with grade-weighted keys

– Authentic Shigeru Kawai SK-EX and Kawai EX grand piano sounds, full 88-key sampling

– Integrated Bluetooth MIDI and Audio for wireless communication and audio playback

– Powerful 20W stereo amplifier/speaker system, dedicated stereo Line Out connectors

– Enhanced SHS headphone sound with Headphone Type setting, 1/4″ and 1/8″ hone connectors

– Convenient built-in song recorder and metronome function with 100 rhythm patterns

– Support for Kawai’s latest PianoRemote and PiaBookPlayer apps for iOS/Android

– Stylish case design with integrated control panel, portable and strong body weighing 12 kg

– Dedicated HML-2 designer stand and F-351 triple pedal board accessories available

Discover what the MixDown Magazine had to say about the incredible ES120, in their ES120 Review.

To find an ES120 near you, please visit our Retailers map, for your local Kawai Retailer.

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