Yamaha Sonogenic SHS-500 37 Mini-key Bluetooth Keytar – Red




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.

Amazingly easy and powerful performance functions
With the Jam Function, you can instantly enjoy playing along with your favourite songs. Simply connect the instrument with the free app “Chord Tracker” and play along with songs stored to your smart device. No matter which keys you press, the notes automatically match the song, so you don’t have to worry about fingering or even knowing the proper scales and chords. You can simply lose yourself in the performance, just as if you were jamming with your favourite artist.
*For information on devices that are compatible with “Chord Tracker,” check the Yamaha website.

Control interface for authentic playing
In addition to a Pitch Bend wheel and Modulation wheel, the instrument also features knobs that let you control a wide range of effects, giving you extraordinarily expressive, dynamic performance power.

Slim and ultra-lightweight body
An ultralight body weighing only 1.5 kg and slim form make the instrument easily portable. It can also be used on battery power, letting you enjoy playing anywhere you want.

    • JAM Function allows you to play along with your favourite music without special musical skill


    • 30 high quality Voices (instrument sounds) with 48-note polyphony


    • Assignable real-time Control Knob, Pitch Bend and Modulation wheel


    • USB Audio & MIDI interface


  • Wireless Bluetooth MIDI connectivity


Voices: AWM Stereo Sampling
• Polyphony (Max.): 48
• Number of Voices: 30
• Compatibility: GM

Effects: Reverb, Chorus, DSP 9 types

Demo Number of Preset Songs: 3


JAM: Yes (5 mode)

Overall Controls: Tuning, Modulation, Pitch bend range, Portamento,
DSP, MIDI select, Transpose, Octave shift, USB audio
interface (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)

Bluetooth (Ver 4.0 GATT):
• Comply with Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification
• Range of transmit frequency: 2402 2480 MHz
• Maximum RF output power (E.I.R.P): 4 dBm

Control Interface

Keyboard: 37 HQ (High Quality) Mini Keys

Other Controllers: PITCH bend wheel, MODULATION wheel, TRANSPOSE button, OCTAVE button, RWD button, PLAY/PAUSE button, FF button, SUSTAIN button, EFFECT CONTROL knob, SELECT knob, EFFECT selector

Display: LCD with backlight

• [AUX IN] (3.5 mm, mini stereo phone jack)
• [LINE OUT] (1/4″ mono phone plug)
• [PHONES] (3.5 mm, mini stereo phone jack)
• [TO HOST] (MIDI/Audio: 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)
• [MIDI] (mini-DIN IN/OUT)
• [DC IN] (12V)

Sound System
• Amplifier: 0.7 W
• Speaker: 3.6 cm

Power Supply

Power Supply:
• PA-130 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
• 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: Yes

Dimensions (W x D x H): 821 mm x 121 mm x 65 mm (32-5/16″ x 4-3/4″ x 2-9/16″)
Weight: 1.5 kg (3 lb, 5 oz) (not including batteries)

Included Accessories: AC adaptor*, Strap, MIDI breakout cable



Yamaha has grown to become the world's largest manufacturer of musical instruments (including pianos, "silent" pianos, drums, guitars, brass instruments, woodwinds, violins, violas, celli, and vibraphones).


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