The P-500 features authentic acoustic piano, electric piano and other stunning sounds, and provides exceptionally advanced comprehensive MIDI control functions- making it ideal as a master keyboard for onstage or studio use. Plus, with its elegant and stylish cabinet, the P-500 looks every bit as good as it sounds.
Flexible Voice Control
Three keyboard modes - Single, Dual and Split - which allow you to play a single Voice, two Voices in a layer, or two Voices on separate parts of the keyboard. Other Voice controls let you change the tuning, sound envelopes, Vibrato, Pan and equalization...
Flexible Voice Control
Three keyboard modes - Single, Dual and Split - which allow you to play a single Voice, two Voices in a layer, or two Voices on separate parts of the keyboard. Other Voice controls let you change the tuning, sound envelopes, Vibrato, Pan and equalization.
Digital Signal Processing
Effect, Modulation and Reverb. These three contain a full array of professional quality effects- including Chorus, Phaser, Flanger, auto panning, Enhancer, Compressor, Detune, Wah, Soundboard simulation, and a comprehensive set of Reverb effects. The Effect section of processors even lets you simultaneously use two different effect types on two separate voices.
Realtime Sound Control
With the Quick Edit function, you can use the convenient PS 1/ PS 2 panel switches and CS 1/ CS 2 continuous sliders to instantly adjust and alter main Volume, Effect, Modulation, and Reverb settings. Equalizer sliders on the top panel for adjusting the timbre of the overall sound, in five separate frequency bands.
Unprecedented Midi Control
Four separate Paths, letting you control four separate Midi instruments (or sets of instruments). Eleven separate realtime Midi controllers- the PS 1/ PS 2 panel switches, the CS 1/ CS2 continuous sliders, two control Wheels, four Foot Controller inputs, and After Touch. In addition to the four main Paths, the P-500 also has two Extra Midi effect devices and signal processors.
Logical Voice / Performance / Chain System
The structure of the P-500 is organized into Voices, Performances and Chains. Many parameters can be stored to memory as part of a Voice, there is space for eleven voices. A Performance comprises all Voice and Midi settings. Thirty-two such Performances can be stored. You can arrange 32 Performances into one of sixteen Chains, and have each Performance called up in the proper order.
Midi Panic buttons
The buttons immediately remedy common Midi data transmission/response problems.
Audio & Video
|Weight||Weight||55kg (121 lbs.)|
|Keyboard||Number of Keys||88|
|Type||Velocity Sensitive with assignable after touch|
|Other Controllers||Others||Power; Master Volume; Wheel 1,2,; PS 1,2; CS 1,2; Function buttons (F1) - (F8); Data Entry; +/- buttons; Page (left arrow), (right arrow); LCD Contrast; Damper (Sustain)/ Soft/ Sostenuto Pedals, Midi Panic|
|Display||Type||LCD40- character x 2 rows|
|Tone Generation||Tone Generating Technology||AWM|
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||32-note maximum polyphony|
|Preset||Number of Voices||Voice A/B: Piano 1-4, E.Piano (Electric Piano) 1-5, Clavi, Cltone (Clavinova Tone)|
|Types||Master EQ||Five-band graphic equalizer (Low, Lo-Mid, Mid, Hi-Mid, High)|
|Registration||Number of Performances||1-32|
Storage and Connectivity
|Connectivity||Headphones||Stereo 1/4" jack|
|Foot Switch||Foot Controller jacks (1/Sustain, 2,3,4)|
|MIDI||IN/ OUT/ THRU|
|LINE OUT||Line Out jacks (L/Mono, R; unbalanced, 1/4" phone)Line Out jacks (L,R; balanced, XLR)|
|Included Accessories||Pedal/Footswitch||VQ988500 Keyboard StandVQ93510 Pedal UnitVR70720 Attachment for Extra Keyboard|