2017 was our 20th year online!

Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 3 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments.
Over 100,000 members from around the world.
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Shop our online store for music lovers
SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad) Piano Sight Reading
train piano sight reading with your iPhone or iPad
(ad)
Best of Piano Buyer
 Best of Piano Buyer
(ad)
Pianoteq
Steinway Spiro Layering
(ad)
Wessell Nickel & Gross
PianoForAll
Who's Online Now
23 members (CaseyVancouver, Harpuia, karen627, galaxysea, gooddog, Bobetski, 1957, Abdol, 3 invisible), 644 guests, and 501 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Hop To
Page 2 of 2 1 2
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 4
W
Junior Member
Offline
Junior Member
W
Joined: Apr 2014
Posts: 4
I thought I would attach this really helpful image I was able to get from Kawai support. It shows the distance from the surface the piano rests on to the top of the keys. This will allow anyone who is building a special table/shelf/workstation to know where to set the height of that surface at.

The keys on the MP11 are 105mm (4.13in) from the surface the piano is placed on. So if you wanted something close to that 28.5-inch height being discussed here for example, you would want the height of whatever you place the MP11 on to be about 24-24.5-inches tall.

PLEASE NOTE: Image shows "115"mm but Kawai confirmed with me it is actually 105mm (90mm + 15mm for rubber feet = 105mm)
[Linked Image]

Last edited by william_s; 04/17/14 09:45 AM.
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 17,313
M
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member
M
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 17,313
Thanks william_s, that is really helpful!


private piano/voice teacher FT

[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 1,948
1000 Post Club Member
Offline
1000 Post Club Member
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 1,948
The drawing looks wrong to me, in particular: hinge instead of key fulcrum, keyboard front-back reversed. I suggest you re-confirm things with Kawai support.


I am 'doremi' because I play scales smile
My teacher is 'domisol' because he plays chords shocked
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 558
W
500 Post Club Member
Offline
500 Post Club Member
W
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 558
Originally Posted by Dan Clark
My next piano lesson is this Friday, 4/18. I'm going to do my best to compare the acoustic grands with my MP11. They may be very comparable and I just didn't notice that.


I recommend to organize getting your teacher to visit you at home to at least once watch and correct how you practice or play there. That's where you spend most of your time with the piano, and posture at home is thus your key to avoid injuries. So, forget for one session about learning new things from the book, but just play old stuff which you perfectly know to play already and concentrate that session only on your posture.
All the best!

Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 198
D
Full Member
OP Offline
Full Member
D
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 198
Originally Posted by Marco M
Originally Posted by Dan Clark
My next piano lesson is this Friday, 4/18. I'm going to do my best to compare the acoustic grands with my MP11. They may be very comparable and I just didn't notice that.


I recommend to organize getting your teacher to visit you at home to at least once watch and correct how you practice or play there. That's where you spend most of your time with the piano, and posture at home is thus your key to avoid injuries. So, forget for one session about learning new things from the book, but just play old stuff which you perfectly know to play already and concentrate that session only on your posture.
All the best!

Marco,

Great suggestion. It turns out that just this morning my teacher and I discussed an in home lesson when I get the MP11 installed. (Great minds... grin )

Thanks,

Dan.


PIANO
Keybd: Kawai MP11
SW: PianoTeq 7
HW: Core i7-6700K; 32GB; (2) SSDs
Audio Int: FocusRite 2i4

MUSIC COMPOSITION
Keybd: Native Inst KK S88 Mk II
DAW: Cubase
SW: PianoTeq 7; NI Komplete 13 Libs; Spitfire Libs; Audio Imperia Nucleus Libs
Proc: AMD 3970X; 128GB; (6) SSDs
Audio Int: FocusRite 2i2
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 198
D
Full Member
OP Offline
Full Member
D
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 198
Originally Posted by william_s
I thought I would attach this really helpful image I was able to get from Kawai support. It shows the distance from the surface the piano rests on to the top of the keys. This will allow anyone who is building a special table/shelf/workstation to know where to set the height of that surface at.

The keys on the MP11 are 105mm (4.13in) from the surface the piano is placed on. So if you wanted something close to that 28.5-inch height being discussed here for example, you would want the height of whatever you place the MP11 on to be about 24-24.5-inches tall.

PLEASE NOTE: Image shows "115"mm but Kawai confirmed with me it is actually 105mm (90mm + 15mm for rubber feet = 105mm)
[Linked Image]

william_s,

Thanks for posting this. To add some value, I measured the distance from edge of the DP to the edge of the feet. The distance is roughly 2.5" (63.5mm) front and back, and on the sides.

There are a couple caveats however... My measurements were taken from the closest metal vertical on the side of the piano. In the front, there is a metal piece that sticks out about 1/2" just below the keys. The measurements were taken below that. The wood embellishments on the side stick out slightly over 1/2". The side measurements were taken from the vertical medal underneath wood.

I hope this is useful for folks who are installing their MP11 on a shelf or stand.

Regards,

Dan.


PIANO
Keybd: Kawai MP11
SW: PianoTeq 7
HW: Core i7-6700K; 32GB; (2) SSDs
Audio Int: FocusRite 2i4

MUSIC COMPOSITION
Keybd: Native Inst KK S88 Mk II
DAW: Cubase
SW: PianoTeq 7; NI Komplete 13 Libs; Spitfire Libs; Audio Imperia Nucleus Libs
Proc: AMD 3970X; 128GB; (6) SSDs
Audio Int: FocusRite 2i2
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 198
D
Full Member
OP Offline
Full Member
D
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 198
Attached are two drawings of what the shelves should look like. The first is an overview showing the DP shelf with the front facing. I'll try to stain to match the color MP11 side wood. The second pic shows the details of the slider without the front facing.

Regards,

Dan.

[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]


PIANO
Keybd: Kawai MP11
SW: PianoTeq 7
HW: Core i7-6700K; 32GB; (2) SSDs
Audio Int: FocusRite 2i4

MUSIC COMPOSITION
Keybd: Native Inst KK S88 Mk II
DAW: Cubase
SW: PianoTeq 7; NI Komplete 13 Libs; Spitfire Libs; Audio Imperia Nucleus Libs
Proc: AMD 3970X; 128GB; (6) SSDs
Audio Int: FocusRite 2i2
Page 2 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Piano World 

Link Copied to Clipboard
(ad)
Faust Harrison Pianos
Faust Harrison 100+ Steinway pianos
(ad)
PianoDisc

PianoDisc
(ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Mason & Hamlin Pianos
New Topics - Multiple Forums
GL 30 with AnyTime OR GX1 w/o?
by OdinFolk - 06/12/21 11:44 PM
Kawai VPC-1 customized keys cover
by TonyDIGITAL - 06/12/21 10:27 PM
Steinway D for Apartment? Am I Crazy?
by Harpuia - 06/12/21 03:36 PM
Pianoteq Beginner Here - Bare Necessities?
by dusty1920 - 06/12/21 01:22 PM
Download Sheet Music
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Forum Statistics
Forums42
Topics207,482
Posts3,103,150
Members101,797
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Please Support Our Advertisers

Faust Harrison 100+ Steinways

Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver

 Best of Piano Buyer

PianoTeq Bechstein
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads



 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | MapleStreetMusicShop.com - Our store in Cornish Maine


© copyright 1997 - 2021 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5