Yamaha Sonogenic SHS-500RD Keytar Instrument and MIDI Controller (Red)

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Yamaha Sonogenic SHS-500RD Keytar Instrument and MIDI Controller (Red)
Key Features
  • 30 Different Instruments Voices
  • 37 Expressive Mini-Keys
  • Natural Feel for Fast, Accurate Playing
  • Jam Mode with Chord Tracker App
The red Sonogenic SHS-500RD Keytar Instrument from Yamaha is an instrument for music lovers who want to participate in making music but are still learning how to play an instrument. The Keytar (key-board + gui-tar) gives you the freedom to dance, jump, and move around while you play. It is built with 30 different instrument voices from synthesizers to drums and is equipped with 37 expressive mini keys, pitch bend, modulation wheel, and an assignable knob.
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Yamaha Sonogenic SHS-500RD Keytar Instrument and MIDI Controller (Red)

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Yamaha SHS500RD Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Jam Mode
  • 3Designed to Go with You Anywhere
  • 4Play Any Type of Music
  • 5Live Control at Your Fingertips
  • 6Retro Look
  • 7Connectivity
  • 8Chord Chart Feature

The red Sonogenic SHS-500RD Keytar Instrument from Yamaha is an instrument for music lovers who want to participate in making music but are still learning how to play an instrument. The Keytar (key-board + gui-tar) gives you the freedom to dance, jump, and move around while you play. It is built with 30 different instrument voices from synthesizers to drums and is equipped with 37 expressive mini keys, pitch bend, modulation wheel, and an assignable knob.

Thanks to Jam Mode, the Sonogenic SHS-500RD keytar lets you play along with your favorite songs. Connect the instrument with the free Chord Tracker app and play along with songs stored on your smart device. No matter which keys you press, the notes automatically match the song. Don't worry about hitting wrong notes, fingering technique, or even knowing the proper scales and chords.

Jam Mode

Play with your favorite music on the spot. Connect the instrument with the free app Chord Tracker, and play along with songs stored on your smart device. Whatever keys you press the notes will match the song. Don't worry about hitting wrong notes, fingering technique or even knowing the proper scales and chords.

Designed to Go with You Anywhere

This slim and ultralight instrument weighs less than 3.5 lb and can run on batteries, making it extremely portable and playable anywhere.

Play Any Type of Music

The 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 response for fast, accurate, and natural playing.

Live Control at Your Fingertips

In addition to pitch-bend and modulation wheels, the SHS-500 is equipped with an assignable knob that lets you control a wide range of effects. You can assign effect control to your modulation wheel too.

Retro Look

The keytar's modern take on retro is eye-catching and sure to grab the attention of your fans and followers.

Connectivity

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

Chord Chart Feature

The Chord Tracker app does a great job analyzing tens of thousands of songs so you can get the best experience with this innovative feature.
UPC: 889025119320

Yamaha SHS500RD Specs

Control Interface
Number of Keys37
Touch ResponseSets the touch sensitivity of the keyboard. Lower values produce greater volume variation in response to keyboard dynamics, providing greater sensitivity and making it easier to produce wide dynamic changes. Higher values produce a more uniform response, providing less sensitivity and making it easier to produce loud sounds in your performance.
Other ControllersPitch Bend: Yes
Modulation: Yes
Control Knobs: Yes

 

DisplayType: LCD
Language: English
Panel Language: English
Functions
VoicesPanel Sustain: Yes
ControlsTranspose: -12 to 0, 0 to +12
Tuning: 127 to 440 to 453 Hz (Approximately 0.2 Hz Increments)
USB InterfaceAudio: 44.1 kHz, 16-Bit Stereo
Jam Function5 Modes
Voices
Tone GenerationAWM Stereo Sampling
Maximum Polyphony48
PresetNumber of Voices: 30
Effects
TypesDSP: 9 Types (Assignable on Control Knobs)
Master EQ: 4 Types
Songs
Number of Preset Songs3
Storage and Connectivity
ConnectivityDC In: 12 VDC
Headphones1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Mini-Jack
Line Out1 x Mono
Auxiliary Input1 x Stereo 1/8" /3.5 mm
USB to HostMIDI+Audio: 44.1 kHz, 16-Bit Stereo)
Amplifiers and Speakers
Amplifiers0.7 W
Speakers1.4" / 3.6 cm
Power Supply
Power Supply (AC)PA-130 (Or Equivalent Recommended)
6 x AA Alkaline (LR6) Manganese (R6) or Ni-MH Rechargeable (HR6) Batteries
Power Consumption3 W When Using PA-130 AC Adapter)
Auto Power OffYes
Size and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)32.3 x 2.6 x 4.8" / 82.1 x 6.5 x 12.1 cm
Weight3.3 lb / 1.5 kg
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