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Yamaha Sonogenic SHS-500

  • $39999


Sonogenic SHS-500 is a new type of instrument from Yamaha that is perfect for music lovers who want to participate in making music, but maybe haven't learned how.

This Keytar ("Key"board + Gui"tar") gives you the freedom to dance, jump and move around while you play!

JAM Function - Play with your favorite music on the spot.

Thanks to JAM Function you can instantly enjoy playing along with your favorite songs. Simply connect the instrument with the free app “Chord Tracker”, and play along with songs stored on your smart device. No matter which keys you press, the notes automatically match the song, so you don’t have to worry about hitting the wrong notes, fingering technique or even knowing the proper scales and chords. * Chord Tracker Android will be released after May 2019.

Designed to go with you anywhere

This slim and ultralight instrument weighs less than 1.5kg and can run on batteries, making it extremely portable, and playable anywhere!

Play any type of music

SHS-500 features 30 different instrument Voices. From synthesizers to drums, SHS-500 has the right sound available for you to play any kind of music. The 37 expressive mini keys provide premium feel and reponse for fast, accurate and natural playing.

Live Control at your fingertips


In addition to Pitch Bend and Modulation wheels, SHS-500 also features an assignable knob that lets you control a wide range of effects, giving you extraordinarily expressive, dynamic performance power. You can also assign effect control to your modulation wheel!

Connectivity


SHS-500 has MIDI (mini-DIN) terminal to allow you to connect with an external digital instrument, such as a synthesizer and control the other instrument via MIDI. Connect to your smart device using Bluetooth MIDI, or a computer via USB for 2-way audio and MIDI.

Turn heads with this stylish, modern and eye-catching instrument!

SPECS SHS-500
Body Color Black / Red
Dimensions Width 821 mm
Height 65 mm
Depth 121 mm
Weight Weight 1.5 kg (not including batteries)
Keyboard Number of Keys 37
Touch Response Soft, Medium, Hard, Fixed
Other Controllers Pitch Bend Yes
Modulation Yes
Control Knobs Yes
Display Type LCD
Language English
Panel Language English
Voices Panel Sustain Yes
Overall Controls Transpose -12 to 0, 0 to +12
Tuning 427.0 – 440.0 – 453.0 Hz (approx. 0.2Hz increments)
USB audio interface 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo
JAM JAM Function (5 mode)
Tone Generation Tone Generating Technology AWM Stereo Sampling
Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 48
Preset Number of Voices 30
Types DSP 9 types (assignable on control knobs)
Master EQ 4 types
Preset Number of Preset Songs 3
Extensive Connection DC IN 12V
Headphones Yes (stereo-mini)
LINE OUT Yes (mono)
AUX IN Yes (stereo-mini)
USB TO HOST Yes (MIDI/Audio: 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)
Amplifiers 0.7W
Speakers 3.6 cm
Power Supply AC Adaptors (PA-130 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) or batteries (Six “AA” size alkaline (LR6), manganese (R6) or Ni-MH rechargeable (HR6) batteries)
Power Consumption 3W (When using PA-130 AC adaptor)
Auto Power Off Function Yes
Included Accessories AC adaptor*, Strap, MIDI breakout cable, Owner’s Manual (*May not be included depending on your area)

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