Nils Schneider Kawai K1 VST [WIN]

Nils Schneider Kawai K1 VST [WIN] 1

Nils Schneider Kawai K1 VST [WIN]

Nils‘ K1v is a rompler that emulates a famous japanese classic from 1988.


  • Very accurate emulation of all parameters
  • Includes 768 presets with search capability, the original factory bank + all ROM cards
  • Full editing support
  • Can import & export SysEx presets & banks from/to the original device
  • Transmits & receives parameter changes via SysEx to act as an editor for the hardware or to be edited with external editors
  • Resize-able user interface
  • Full automation support
  • All 768 presets can be edited and are stored as part of a project
  • Available for Windows as VST2 plugin, 32-bit & 64-bit
    • Mac & Linux support in development!

Furthermore, the plugin features a fully fledged MIDI implementation:

  • Understands SysEx messages like the original hardware which allows to update & edit presets while running and even sends responses to the following SysEx requests: One block data request, All block data request & Device ID request
  • Program Changes are supported including Bank Select.
  • Hold Pedal, Volume, Pan, Velocity, Aftertouch, Modulation Wheel & Pitch Bend

Synthesizer Engine:

  • 8-bit synthesis engine
  • Four sources per voice
    • 256 waveforms, 204 additive waveforms with 128 harmonics + 52 PCM wave forms
    • DADSR envelope
    • 8 velocity curves
    • Coarse & Fine tune, adjustable key tracking, lots of modulation options
  • AM (Ring Modulation) between Source 1&2 and 3&4
  • Autobend
  • 5 Key Scaling Curves
  • One LFO with triangle, square, saw & random shape support
  • Joystick for real-time control