User Manual: Kawai US
Reset Proceedures: Insert system disk and hold "F2" and power up except on K5000R hold "F8"
Operating System code:
MIDI or other control protocol: See Manual
Software related Links:
Patches or knob settings: Kawai US (Also search for fabio, stoffels, vonstof, yorik and other patch banks!)
Circuit Overview: below
Common Service Issues/Tips: below
Parts Sources: Keys knobs semiconductors misc
Uncommon chips/modules used:Lots of OEM stuff of course
General Info Links: Vintage Synth Explorer
A big piece o computing hardware with software designed to do harmonic synthesis and sample playback and analog filter emulations.
The display backlights as on the K5 area weakness. I had to replace a transistor in the inverter circuit as I recall on mine.