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#1889244 - 05/01/12 05:59 AM Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price?
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I have just purchased a Kawai CA-63 for £1590 inc delivery/setup. Would like peoples thoughts on the price and the piano this will be replacing my Yamaha P95?

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#1889247 - 05/01/12 06:20 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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That's a very competitive price, especially if you're buying from a local independent dealer.

Assuming you've played-tested the instrument and enjoy its touch, tone, and features, I'd say go for it!

Cheers,
James
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#1889250 - 05/01/12 06:35 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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Many thanks James yes it is a local dealer i thought this was a good price I will order now I think.

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#1889269 - 05/01/12 07:22 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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Yes, that's a great deal from a local dealer. Thomann is a few quid cheaper, but it's not worth the hassle of ordering online and dealing with warranty back in Germany etc.

Please post a pic and a mini-review when receive it.

Best of luck!

Cheers,
James
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#1889296 - 05/01/12 08:35 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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Can you tell us who the supplier is?

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#1889298 - 05/01/12 08:39 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: Vectistim]
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I would rather not at the moment, when it arrives and I know everything is ok I will reccomend the supplier.

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#1889302 - 05/01/12 09:00 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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#1889359 - 05/01/12 11:21 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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If its a local dealer I guess they're (more or less) price-matching Thomann.

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#1889657 - 05/01/12 10:21 PM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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An Australian dealer tells me that Kawai are about to release the CA 65, which may explain the prices on offer and the low stock in Australia.

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#1889809 - 05/02/12 04:15 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: ozzienovice]
marko697 Offline
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Perhaps Kawai James could confirm this?

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#1889817 - 05/02/12 04:41 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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Sorry chaps, but I'm afraid I cannot comment on instruments until they have been formally announced.

James
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"Richard, none of us could forget you have a CLP-990." - EssBrace, 2014

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#1889857 - 05/02/12 08:24 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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Originally Posted By: marko697
I have just purchased a Kawai CA-63 for £1590 inc delivery/setup. Would like peoples thoughts on the price and the piano this will be replacing my Yamaha P95?


That is a good price. I was quoted $2900, which is about £1800. And in my opinion Kawai is the best one out there, specially when it comes to touch. Some say Roland has better sound, but I don't think so. As long as you love it though, that's what matters
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#1890867 - 05/04/12 04:07 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: JulianG123]
marko697 Offline
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Recieved my Kawai CA-63 last night, delivered and setup by keysound.co.uk. Very pleased now I have to learn how to play it properly.

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#1890874 - 05/04/12 04:20 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
Kawai James Online   content
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Congrats!

That's a great price for the CA63! I hope it brings you many years of enjoyment.

James
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Employed by Kawai Japan, however the opinions I express are my own.
Nord Electro 3 fan & occasional rare groove player.

"Richard, none of us could forget you have a CLP-990." - EssBrace, 2014

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#1890986 - 05/04/12 10:01 AM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
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Well done, did you use the Thomann price to beat them down, as their website says c. £1,950

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#1891888 - 05/05/12 07:17 PM Re: Kawai CA-63 £1590 inc delivery/setup. Thoughts on price? [Re: marko697]
marko697 Offline
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Yes I asked if they would match the price. As I was local to the sore they agreed to do it for the same price. Very happy with the piano I am experimenting with the sound setup but a realy nice piano to play.

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