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November 16, 2022

CA99/CA79 Digital Piano, NV10S/NV5S Hybrid Piano software update (LCD v1.3.1, System v2.13) released

Important note:
Kawai Japan has temporarily suspended the download of this update due to unexpected instability in certain circumstances.
The update files will be restored when the cause of this instability has been identified and the issue resolved.

We apologise to all customers anticipating the release of this update, thank you for your patience.


 

Software update for CA99/CA79 digital and NV10S/NV5S hybrid pianos.

Kawai Japan has issued software updates for the Concert Artist CA99 and CA79 digital pianos, and Novus NV10S and NV5S hybrid pianos.

These recommended LCD v1.3.1 and System v2.13 updates introduce various usability changes and improvements to the touchpanel display, and fix bugs related to the Recorder Overdub and Factory Reset functions.

The full LCD and System software update changelogs are shown below:


Touch Panel System
V3.4.6 (October 2021)
- Fixed: Various bugs.
V3.4.5 (October 2021)
- Added: Support for CA901/CA701.
V3.4.3 (January 2022)
- Fixed: Various bugs.
V3.4.0-6 (October 2021)
- Added: Support for adjusting 'User' Virtual Technician parameters.
V3.3.21 (April 2020)
- Improved: UI Update system.
V3.3.20 (March 2020)
- Improved: Update system.
V3.3.17 (February 2020)
- Added: A-B Repeat function added.
- Fixed: Various bugs.
V3.3.8 (December 2019)
- Fixed: Various bugs.
V3.3.6 (December 2019)
- First production version.

Touch Panel UI
V1.3.1 (October 2022)
- Added: Manual function to the settings menu, which displays a QR code to view the instrument’s owner’s manual.
- Fixed: Concert Magic issue whereby sound would not play when the tempo of a performed song rapidly increases.
- Improved: Various other bug fixes and improvements.
V1.3.0 (May 2022)
- Improved: User sounds are now supported in the Piano tab (acoustic piano sounds only).
- Improved: The contents bar now shows "Not saved sound" when a sound has been adjusted but not saved.
- Improved: ‘User’ Virtual Technician parameter adjustment performance boost.
- Improved: Auto Display Off function now turns off the LCD backlight.
- Improved: Metronome parameter adjustment performance boost.
- Improved: Settings slider adjustment performance boost.
- Improved: Various other bug fixes and improvements.
- Added: Support for CA901/CA701.
V1.2.1 (January 2021)
- Fixed: Auto Display Off timer bug.
- Fixed: Auto Power Off timer bug.
- Fixed: Auto Display Off tap detection bug.
V1.2.0 (October 2021)
- Added: Support for adjusting 'User' Virtual Technician parameters.
- Fixed: Bug related to stored sounds not being recalled correctly at startup.
- Improved: Language setting can now be stored and recalled at startup.
V1.0.6 (April 2020)
- Improved: Various improvements and fixes related to the PianoRemote app.
V1.0.4 (February 2020)
- Added: Overdubbing (Recorder) function.
- Added: User Tone Control setting.
- Added: Bluetooth MIDI display name setting.
- Fixed: Various bugs.
V1.0.3 (December 2019)
- Fixed: Various bugs.
V1.0.2 (December 2019)
- First production version.
 
System Firmware
V2.13 (November 2022)
- Fixed: Bugs related to the Overdubbing function of the Recorder.
- Fixed: Bug related to data not being reset correctly following a Factory Reset.
- Improved: The playing sound is now muted when disconnecting from Bluetooth MIDI.
V2.10 (January 2022)
- Added: Support for minor internal hardware revision.
V2.08 (October 2021)
- Added: Support for adjusting 'User' Virtual Technician parameters.
- Fixed: Bug related to switching between Piano and Sound screens.
V2.04 (July 2021)
- Internal update.
V1.08 (April 2020)
- Improved: Various improvements and fixes related to the PianoRemote app.
V1.07 (March 2020)
- Improved: Sound changes.
- Fixed: Bug related to USB memory player playback.
V1.05 (February 2020)
- Added: Overdubbing (Recorder) function.
- Added: Bluetooth MIDI display name setting.
- Fixed: Various bugs.
V1.04 (December 2019)
- Fixed: Various bugs.
V1.03 (December 2019)
- First production version.


CA99, CA79, NV10S, and NV5S owners are encouraged to update their instruments to use this latest software.

The software update files and accompanying update instructions can be downloaded from the support sections of the CA99, CA79, NV10S, and NV5S product pages, or the software updates page of the Kawai Global website, accessible via the following URLs:

https://www.kawai-global.com/product/ca99/#support
https://www.kawai-global.com/product/ca79/#support
https://www.kawai-global.com/product/nv10s/#support
https://www.kawai-global.com/product/nv5s/#support
https://www.kawai-global.com/support/updates

If customers have any questions regarding the update process for their digital/hybrid piano, they may wish to seek assistance by contacting Kawai Japan via the Enquiry form.