Is Kawai ES8 discontinued?


When was Kawai ES8 introduced?

The ES8 from Kawai, first introduced in 2016 and re-released in late 2019 with some minor engineering improvements, is one of the most well-liked digital pianos on the market today.

Can you teach yourself piano on a keyboard?

Yes, learning piano on a keyboard is possible. The layout of keys is identical on both instruments. The songs you learn to play on a piano will transfer directly to a keyboard, and vice versa, with little adjustment needed for small differences in the width of the keys or the amount of pressure needed to play them.

Why choose the Kawai ES8 portable digital piano?

With over 90 years of Kawai expertise in crafting world-class acoustic pianos, our ES8 Portable Digital Piano provides the most authentic playing experience ever achieved in a portable digital instrument. Its class-leading Responsive Hammer III keyboard action recreates all the subtleties of playing a fine grand piano.

What makes The ES8 so special?

Whether you’re transporting your instrument to a performance or have limited space, the ES8’s compact and lightweight frame really packs a punch with premium features such as Responsive Hammer III keyboard action and breathtaking sound captured from our flagship Shigeru Kawai SK-EX Concert Grand Piano.

What makes The ES8 responsive hammer III keyboard action so special?

The new class-leading Responsive Hammer III keyboard action on the ES8 re-creates the exceptional touch of an acoustic grand piano with its realistic movement and rigid “springless” design working together to provide a smooth, natural piano playing experience. A triple-sensor key detection system enhances responsiveness and accuracy.

How does the Yamaha ES8 connect to the computer?

The ES8 is software/app compatible through a USB connection, much like Yamaha’s lineup requires. It also has separate audio outputs and a speaker switch so that you can turn the speaker on or off to your liking, rather than only being able to defeat it by inserting something into the headphone jacks.