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How to Determine Your Disklavier Model

DS6E3PRO thumbnailThe model number of a Disklavier is normally not printed anywhere on the instrument itself. In most cases, you can determine the model number by the physical characteristics of the instrument and by looking for the DKC number on the control unit.



Here is an example of the DKC number on a control unit:
DKC-850 Model Number
The following charts will help you determine your Disklavier’s model number:


Disklavier Grand Pianos


Control Unit
Remote Controller
Notes Disklavier Model Model Years
DKC-800
Remote: PPR-200E
(IR type)
6’ 1” and larger
silent system
E3 PRO 2012-present
DKC-800
Remote: PPR-200E
(IR type)
5’ 8” and smaller
silent system
E3 Standard
2nd Generation
2012-present
DKC-800
Remote: PPR-200E
(IR type)
5’ 8” and smaller
no silent system
E3 Standard
1st Generation
2008-2012
DKC-800
Remote: PPR-200E
(IR type)
pedals do not move during playback
no silent system
E3 Classic 2008-present
DKC-850
Remote: PPR-200E
(IR type)
replacement control unit for:
• Mark III PRO
• Mark III Standard
• Mark IIXG PRO
• Mark IIXG Standard
• Mark II
Upgraded, Early Model Disklavier 2012-present
No DKC Number
Remote Controller: PRC-100
(wi-fi)
Media Center under the bass keys
I/O Center under the piano
Mark IV PRO 2004-2012
No DKC Number
Remote Controller: PRC-100
(wi-fi)
Media Center under the bass keys
I/O Center under the piano
Mark IV Standard 2004-2012
DKC55RCD
Remote: PPR-102E
(IR type)
silent system  Mark III PRO 2000-2006
DKC55RCD
PPR-102E
(IR type)
silent system Mark III
Standard
2000-2006
DKC55CD
PPR-103E
(IR type)
includes CD player Mark III Playback Only 2000-2006
DKC55
Remote: PPR-103E
(IR type)
no CD player Mark III Playback Only 2000-2004
DKC550RW
Remote: PPR-100
(IR type)
7’ 6” grand piano
built-in Windows computer
built-in monitor

PRO 2000

(Mark IIXG PRO)

1999-2000
DKC500RW
Remote: PPR-100
(IR type)
silent system Mark IIXG PRO 1998-2000
DKC500RXG
Remote: PPR-100
(IR type)
no silent system Mark IIXG 1997-2000
DKC100XG
Remote: PPR-103E
(IR type)
no silent system Mark IIXG Playback Only 1992-1997
DKC100R
Remote: PPR-100
(IR type)
no silent system Mark II 1992-1997
DKW10
Remote: PPR-10
(IR type)
control unit built into a free-standing wagon with large
diameter control cable
Wagon Grand 1989-1992



Disklavier Upright Pianos


Control Unit
Remote Controller
Notes Disklavier Model Model Years
DKC-800
Remote: PPR-200E
(IR type)
48” upright piano
separate control unit
no silent system
DU1E3
(E3 series)
2012-present
DKC55RCD
Remote: PPR-102E
(IR type)
48” upright piano
separate control unit
silent system
DU1A
(Mark III series with silent system)
2007-2012
DKC50R
Remote: PPR-100
(IR type)
45” or shorter upright piano
separate control unit
no silent system
MX500, MX22, MX116
(Mark III series but with key sensors only)
2000-2006
DKC500R
Remote: PPR-100
(IR type)
48” upright piano
separate control unit
no silent system
MX100IIXG, MX1, MX1Z
(Mark IIXG series with silent system)
1997-2000
DKC500RWXG
Remote: PPR-100
(IR type)
48” upright piano
separate control unit
no silent system
MX100IIXG
(Mark IIXG series)
1997-2000
DKC100R
Remote: PPR-100
(IR type)
48” upright piano
control unit built into the upper front board
silent system
MPX100II
(Mark II series with silent system)
1995-1997
DKC100R
Remote: PPR-100
(IR type)
48” upright piano
control unit built into the upper front board
no silent system
MX100II
(Mark II series)
1992-1994
DKC5R
Remote: PPR-10
(IR type)
45” or shorter upright piano
separate control unit
no silent system
MX80 1992-1994
no DKC number
Remote: PPR-10
(IR type)
48” upright piano
control unit built into the upper front board
green LED on control unit
no silent system
MX100B 1990-1992
no DKC number
Remote: PPR-10
(IR type)
48” upright piano
control unit built into the upper front board
red LED on control unit
no silent system
MX100A 1987-1990


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