Yamaha SHS-500 Sonogenic MIDI Controller

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The Sonogenic is not just a MIDI controller, it has built-in sounds, speakers and USB Audio/MIDI connectivity 

​The SHS-500 has everything you need to start playing right away all built-in to the compact "keytar" form factor. 

Sonogenic Red and Black
Sonogenic Controls

The Sonogenic has both Audio (stereo 44.1kHz) and MIDI USB capabilities and lots of connectivity


The SHS-500 Sonogenic connectivity

The SHS-500 features Bluetooth MIDI for wireless iOS connectivity

The Chord Tracker App

Chord Tracker is an app that analyzes the songs in your music library and nearly instantaneously shows you the musical structure of each in the form of an easy-to-understand chord chart like this:

Chord Tracker
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Sonogenic SHS500 Features:

  • 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

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