Yamaha PSR-I500 Portable Keyboard

Yamaha PSR-I500 Portable Keyboard


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The Yamaha PSR-i500 portable keyboard is a real treat for Indian music lovers. Whether you're a seasoned pro looking or learning how to play Indian music, the PSR-i500 is the keyboard for you!

For Performing and Learning Indian Music and More!

If you're looking for the perfect Indian music keyboard to perform live with or you're wanting to start learning to play Indian music the Yamaha PSR-i500 has the sounds and tools you need for both.

Yamaha PSR-i500 Portable Keyboard Key Features:

  • Ideal Keyboard for Indian Music Lovers
  • Great for Performing and Learning Indian Music
  • 801 Instruments Including 40 Indian Instruments
  • 282 Types of Auto Accompaniment Styles Including 50 Indian Styles
  • Riyaz (Tabla/Mridangam & Tanpura) Function with 30 Taals
  • Quick Sampling Function (Normal/One Shot/Loop)
  • Powerful Amplifiers with Bass Reflex Speakers
  • Professional Quality DSP Effects
  • Pitch Bend Wheel
  • Lesson Function

Amazing Indian Instruments

Making sure you're never short of sounds to convey your inspiration, the PSR-i500 is packed with 801 different voices.

40 of these voices are authentic sounding Indian instruments which allow you to play everything from traditional Indian songs to modern Indian movie songs.

Made with newly recorded samples at the request of famous Indian music producers, the PSR-i500 features the beautiful sounds of traditional Indian instruments such as the Sitar, Bansuri, Santoor and Shehnhai.

Instant Band In A Box

If you're playing a wedding, a big party or gigging solo and can't find band members to join you, never fear - the Yamaha PSR-i500 has got your back.

Select one the many Styles and built into the keyboard and the Yamaha PSR-i500 will be your band.

All you have to do is play the chords and the PSR-i500 will automatically create bass lines and rhythm tracks to follow along and accompany your performance.

The Yamaha PSR-i500 has a total of 282 auto accompaniment styles and 50 of which are Indian Styles inspired by different music from around the country including Bhangra and Rabindra Sangeet.

Riyaz Rhythms

Another fantastic feature of the PSR-i500 is the Riyaz function, which gives you the unmistakeable sounds of Tabla, Mridangam and Tanpura and allows you to practice traditional Indian rhythms and create authentic sounding backing tracks.

You'll also find the PSR-i500 portable keyboard boasts 30 different patterns of Taals for a fantastic variety of ready-made rhythms to perform with and hone your skills to.

Quick Sampling

In addition to the amazing array of instruments the Yamaha PSR-i500 has to offer, you can also make use of the powerful Quick Sampling function.

Sample things like short vocal phrases, sound fx or looping chorus to add an extra dimension to your performance.

The Yamaha PSR-i500 can even vary the pitch of your samples to match the key you're playing in!

Inspiring Lesson Function

The PSR-i500 also boasts a vast library of built-in songs to play along with or just enjoy.

Using the Song  Lesson feature of the PSR-i500 you can quickly learn how to play them all too!

But that's not all; the PSR-i500's lesson function supports all the songs you import.

You can even buy songs from the Yamaha MusicSoft collection, download practice music or import lesson songs from your teacher.

Amazing Portable Keyboard

From contemporary Western music to both traditional and modern Indian music, the Yamaha PSR-i500 does it all.

Buy the Yamaha PSR-i500 portable keyboard now and enjoy performing incredible Indian music whether you're a seasoned pro or a newcomer to the rich and inspiring world of Indian music.

Yamaha Flowkey

As a new customer, users can also get access to 3 months of Flowkey Premium for free, an accessible learning software that can be used across multiple devices giving you access to over 1500 songs varying from classical piano pieces to pop.

Yamaha PSR-i500 Portable Keyboard Specifications:


  • Metallic Dark Grey


  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 946 mm (37-1/4") x 139 mm (5-1/2") x 404 mm (15-7/8")
  • Weight: 6.6 kg (14 lbs., 9 oz.) not including batteries

Control Interface

  • Keyboard: 61 Keys with Touch Response
  • Other Controllers: Pitch Bend, 2 x Control Knobs


  • Custom LCD, 92 mm x 42 mm, with backlight; Language: English


  • Number of Voices: 801 (257 Panel Voices + 32 Drum/SFX Kits + 50 Arpeggio Voices + 462 XGlite
  • Featured Voices: Indian Voice x 40, Sweet! Voice x 8, Cool! Voice x 3
  • Compatibility: GM, XGlite
  • Number of Polyphony (Max.): 48

Effects Types

  • DSP: 10
  • Reverb: 12
  • Chorus: 5
  • Master EQ: 6
  • Harmony: 26

Effects Functions

  • Dual/Layers: Yes
  • Split: Yes
  • Arpeggio: 160
  • Melody Suppressor: Yes

Accompaniment Styles - Preset

  • Number of Preset Styles: 282 (Incl. Indian 50 styles)
  • Fingering: Multi

Accompaniment Styles - Other Features

  • One Touch Setting (OTS): Yes
  • External Styles: 10
  • Compatibility: Style File Format (SFF)

Songs (Preset)

  • Number of Preset Songs: 60

Songs (Recording)

  • Number of Songs: 10
  • Number of Tracks: 6 (5 Melody + 1 Style/Pattern)
  • Data Capacity: Approx. 19,000 Notes (when only "melody" tracks are recorded)

Songs (Compatible Data Format)

  • Playback: SMF (Formats 0 & 1)
  • Recording: Original File Format (SMF 0 Conversion Function)

USB Audio Recording

  • Recording Time (Max.): 80 Minutes (Approx. 0.9GB) per Song
  • Compatible Playback Format: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16 Bit, Stereo)
  • Compatible Recording Format: WAV (44.1 kHz, 16 Bit, Stereo)

Quick Sampling

  • Sampling Type: Normal, Oneshot, Loop
  • Samples (Preset/User): 5
  • Sampling Time: Approx. 9.6 sec.
  • Sampling Sources: AUX IN
  • Sampling Format: Original File Format (16 bit, stereo)
  • Sampling Rate: 44.1 kHz


  • USB Audio Interface: 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo
  • Number of Buttons: 4 (x 8 Banks)
  • Yamaha Education Suite: Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.6) / Listening, Timing, Waiting
  • Metronome: Yes
  • Tempo Range: 11 - 280
  • Transpose: -12 to 0, 0 to +12
  • Tuning: 427.0 - 440.0 - 453.0 Hz (approx. 0.2 Hz increments)
  • Riyaz (Tabla/Tanpura Pattern) Preset: 30
  • Riyaz (Tabla/Tanpura Pattern) Sections: 5


  • Internal Memory: Approx. 1.73MB
  • External Drives: USB Flash Drive

Amplifiers and Speakers

  • Amplifiers: 6 W + 6 W
  • Speakers: 12cm x 2

Power Supply

  • Power Supply: PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha, Six “AA” size alkaline (LR6), manganese (R6) or Ni-MH rechargeable (HR6) batteries
  • Power Consumption: 8 W (When using PA-150 AC adaptor)
  • Auto Power Off Function: Yes

Included Accessories

  • Music Rest
  • Power Adapter
  • Songbook available for Download
More Information
Manufacturer Yamaha
SKU 306399
Shipping Weight (kg) 8.000000
Warranty 2 Years
Number of Keys 61 keys
Key Action Non-Weighted
Series Portable Series


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