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#287622 - 01/14/08 06:52 PM Kawai KDX Series
bigfoot Offline
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Registered: 01/13/08
Posts: 3
Hi,

Has any one heard of any Kawai KDX 850 (serial no. KDX-850 (serial. 194xxxx) pianos manufactured directly from Japan? A friend of mine has bought a secondhand Kawai KDX about 3 months ago but failed to trace its origins.

Searching on Piano World Website (http://www.pianoworld.com/kawai.htm)it shows that serial no. 194xxxx falls between 1989 (1856250) to 1990 (1950000).

But on another website (http://zhidao.baidu.com/question/25874068.html?fr=qrl3) its shows KDX only ranges from KDX-200 to KDX-600 and no mentioning of KDX-850 at all. And they also shows that KDX200/600 were near 1984. Quoted below:

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1984~ 1480000 NS-10\15\25\35 US-55\65
CL-2\3 KDX-200\600
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Can anyone help? Many thanks!

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#287623 - 01/18/08 09:02 PM Re: Kawai KDX Series
bigfoot Offline
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Registered: 01/13/08
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Hello, No one?

Has anyone own a Kawai KDX (200-600) with proper history? Many thanks.

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#287624 - 01/19/08 08:16 PM Re: Kawai KDX Series
Marty Flinn Offline
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Registered: 11/25/06
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Are these digital piano Kawais? Nothing in my files match up with this model in acoustic pianos. Perhaps models only for Japan.
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#287625 - 01/21/08 01:51 AM Re: Kawai KDX Series
bigfoot Offline
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Registered: 01/13/08
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Hi Marty, Thanks for replying. It's not a digital. I got this (marked ***) from one website (http://zhidao.baidu.com/question/25874068.html?fr=qrl3):

KAWAI
发行年 制造编号 主要系列型号
1949~ 150 180 200 350
1953~ 20000 301 308 380 280 480
1958~ 31000 K-8 K-20 K-35 K50 K48
1966~ 160000 KS1 KS2 KSC
1970~ 360000 KU-1\1D \1B KU-2\2D\2B
KU-3\3D\3B KU-5\5D\5B
1973~ 545000 BL-11\12\31\51\61 BL-71\82
1980~ 1130000 KS-1F\1A KS-2F\2A
KS-3F\5F US-50\60
1984~ 1480000 NS-10\15\25\35 US-55\65
CL-2\3 KDX-200\600 <-------------------- ***

1987~ 1700000 BS-10\20\30\40
1990~ 1920000 BS-1A \2A\3A US-5X\6X
1993~ 2100000 BS-1N\1C\2N\2C\25\3N\3C
US-5C\8C HA-20\30 XO-1\2\8
1996~ 2240000 KU-10\20\30\50 KU-80
1998~ 2320000 K-25\30\50\60 K-70\80

Other than this list I don't seem to be able to find anything else about KDX. Perhaps here:

A photo:
http://web.huain.com/pic_show.php?pid=188&pictype=prod

One for sale under:
http://www.skymusicsupplies.com.au/Acoustic%20Piano_5.htm

And that is it! No more info...

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