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The ES110 digital piano offers the touch and tone of a fine acoustic piano in a lightweight and affordable portable digital piano package. Featuring the Responsive Hammer Compact keyboard with 88 grade-weighted keys and Kawai’s unique Harmonic Imaging Sound Technology, the ES110 delivers a realistic and highly-enjoyable musical experience. Additional features such as the built-in lesson function make the ES110 an ideal starter instrument for the beginner.

Kawai ES8 Portable Digital Piano Key points

  • Harmonic Imaging XL™ Sound Technology with 88-Note Piano Sampling
  • RHIII Graded-Hammer Action
  • 34 Exceptional Instrument Sounds
  • Powerful Built-in Speaker System
  • Elegant Gloss Black and Ivory White Finishes


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Free Gifts

  • Limited edition PBE leather journal cover

Comes With

  • Power adapter
  • Pedals
  • Free Delivery
  • 1 year Kawai warranty

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Additional information

Number of keys



Responsive Hammer III (RH3) with Let-off simulation

Key material

Simulated ebony and ivory keys

Sound technology

Kawai Harmonic Imaging XL (HI-XL)




34 voices

Amplifier output

30 W (15 W × 2)

Speaker size

(8 x 12) cm x 2



Piano stand

Not included

Dimensions and Weight

1,365 x 365 x 150 mm, 22.5 kg


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. Premium built-in features such as Ivory Touch key surfaces, let-off simulation, counterweights and a precise triple-sensor detection system offer a smooth and natural piano playing experience.

The Virtual Technician feature further allows the player to enhance the instrument’s superior tone and customize the character and shape of selected piano sounds to suit personal preferences. Strong and surprisingly lightweight, the ES8’s modern chassis is engineered from aluminum with a reinforced keyboard base to provide additional stability. With optional matching design stand and pedal lyre, it can be easily transformed into a compact piano replacement for lounges, studio or home.

For for performing musicians, you might consider the Kawai MP7SE that is built for stage use.


Full Specifications

Keyboard Responsive Hammer III action

– 88 keys
– Grade-weighted hammers
– Ivory Touch white key surfaces
– Let-off simulation
– Triple sensor key detection
– Counterweights

Pedal F-10H pedal unit

– Damper (with half-pedal support)

Piano Sound Harmonic Imaging XL (HI-XL)

– 88-key stereo sampling
– SK-EX, SK-5, EX recording
– 256 note maximum polyphony

Piano Resonance – Damper Resonance
– String Resonance
Piano Adjustment Virtual Technician (17 parameters)

– Touch Curve (incl. User Touch Curve)
– Voicing (incl. 88-key User Voicing)
– Damper Resonance
– Damper Noise
– String Resonance
– Key-off Effect
– Fall-back Noise
– Hammer Delay
– Topboard Simulation
– Decay Time
– Minimum Touch
– Stretch Tuning (incl. 88-key User Tuning)
– Temperament (incl. User Temperament)
– Temperament Key
– Key Volume (incl. 88-key User Key Volume)
– Half-Pedal Adjust
– Soft Pedal Depth

No. of Sounds 34 voices
Reverb 6 types
Other Effects 11 types + 4 combination effects + amp simulator
Speakers (8 x 12) cm x 2
Output Power 30 W (15 W × 2)
Headphone Enhancements
Display 2 x 16 characters LCD
Key Cover
Music Rest Detachable type (included)
Dimensions Width 54″ (136.5 cm)
Depth 14 1/2″ (36.5 cm)
Height 6″ (15 cm) (not including music rest)
Weight 49 lbs (22.5 kg)
Available Finishes Gloss Black (ES8B)
Snow White (ES8W)
Basic Functions Dual
Four Hands
Startup Setting
Internal Songs Sound Demo 29 songs
Piano Music
Concert Magic
Lesson Songs
Internal Recorder Total Memory approximately 90,000 notes
No. of Songs 10 songs
Parts 2 parts
Metronome Time Signatures 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8
Drum Rhythms Rhythm Section

– 100 styles (x 2 variations)
– 4-part accompaniment select
– 100 preset chord sequences
– Chord mode: Full Keyboard, 1 Finger, Preset
– ‘On Bass’ chord detection

Bluetooth *
USB Audio Recorder Record/Playback MP3
Other Functions
App Functions Virtual Technician app (iPad)
Connector Jacks Headphone 2 x 1/4″ Stereo jacks
Line Out 1/4″ L/MONO, R [unbalanced]
Line In 1/8″ Stereo [unbalanced]
USB to Host
USB to Device
Others Damper/Soft (for F-20)
Damper (for F-10H)
Speakers on/off switch
Power Consumption 35 W
Power Power cable
AC adaptor
Sheet Music
Others Warranty Card *
Owner’s Manual
Music Rest
F-10H damper pedal (with half-pedal support)