Yamaha SHS-500 Sonogenic 37-Note Keytar, Red


  • $39999


37-note keytar with wireless Bluetooth and iOS connectivity.

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.

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!

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.

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 response 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!


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.


  • 37-note keytar with Bluetooth MIDI for wireless iOS connectvity
  • JAM mode lets you focus on playing rhythms while the Sonogenic takes care of playing the correct notes of songs
  • 37 mini keys that play like a full-sized keyboard
  • Modulation wheel lets you control the amount of modulation effect on your sound
  • The USB-to-Host port connects to a wide variety of educational, creative, and entertaining musical applications on your computer or mobile device
  • 3.5mm AUX input for connecting a portable music player, iOS device, mixer, or computer for audio playback via internal speakers
  • ¼" AUX Line output jacks for connecting to an external amp or PA system without disabling the onboard speakers
  • Included AC adapter, MIDI breakout cable, neck strap
  • Type: Keytar
  • Sound Engine Type(s): AWM Stereo Sampling
  • Analog/Digital: Digital
  • Number of Keys: 37
  • Type of Keys: Mini Keys with Soft/Medium/Hard/Fixed Touch Response
  • Other Controllers: Mod wheel, Pitch Bend
  • Polyphony: 48
  • Presets: 30 voices, 3 songs
  • Effects Types: DSP effects engine, Reverb, Chorus, 4 x EQ
  • Audio Playback: From USB
  • Audio Inputs: 1 x 1/8"
  • Audio Outputs: 1 x 1/4"
  • Headphones: 1 x 1/8"
  • USB: 1 x Type B
  • MIDI I/O: Out/USB
  • Features: Bluetooth v4.0, 5 modes of JAM Function
  • Power Supply: AC Adapter or 6 x AA
  • Height: 2.5"
  • Width: 32.3"
  • Depth: 4.7"

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