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I wanted to see what the opinion is on how the Kawai PCM waves and sounds compare on the two models, K5k and K4.
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K5000 has much more high quality waveforms than K4. K4 uses 16-bit sample, but the sampling frequency is limited in most waveforms.
K5000S/K5000R have only synthetic PCM waveforms. If you need acoustic emulation, go for K5000W.
I recommend K5000W, but I enjoy programming K4, too. K4 is simpler and sounds unique despite of lo-fi samples and filter click bug.
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