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AT-500: Atelier Organ

A Next-Generation, High-Performance Home Organ


The new AT-500 stands at the head of its price class with a luxurious WVGA touch-screen display, an expanded dual-manual keyboard (49+64) and pedalboard, a 100w stereo speaker system, an infrared D Beam controller, RGB video output, dual USB ports, and much more. With 250 voices, 195 built-in rhythms, 300 Music Assistant titles and 150 Quick Registrations onboard, the AT-500 delivers top-level performance and flexibility.

  • Superb organ sounds and orchestral voices
  • Easy-to-use rhythm function
  • High-quality built-in stereo speaker system
  • Harmonic bars for enhanced organ sound and performance
  • Waterfall-style lower keyboard
  • Multi-function USB port can be used for optional memory key (M-UF1G), floppy drive (FD-01A), or CD drive (CD-01A) (play along with VIMA TUNES® songs or audio CDs)

A Next-Generation, High-Performance Home Organ


Upper: 49 keys (C3 to C7) with 10 levels Initial Touch
Lower: 64 keys (Waterfall keyboard, A1 to C7) with 10 levels Initial Touch
20 keys (C2 to G3)
Expression Pedal, Damper Pedal
Foot Switch
2 (function assignable)
Sound Generator
Conforms to GM2/GM/GS/XG lite
250 Voices (Included 12 Active Expression Voices)
Drums/SFX Sets
16 Drum Sets + 1 SFX Set
Manual Percussion Sets
6 sets
Rotary Sound, Chorus, RSS Reverb, Sustain, Vibrato, Pitch Bend, Glide
Upper Part: Organ, Orchestral
Lower Part: Organ, Orchestral
Solo Part: Solo
Pedal Part: Pedal
Vintage Organ
Flute (with harmonic bars)
Other Functions
Memories: 8
Function: Load Next, File Edit
Harmony Intelligence
18 types
Master Tuning
415.3 Hz to 466.2 Hz (0.1 Hz steps)
Key Transpose
-4 to +7 (in semitones)
Playback Transpose
-6 to +5 (in semitones)
195 rhythms in 10 groups x 4 variations
User Rhythm
99 rhythms
Rhythm Customize
Pattern editing of the internal rhythms (Drum Set, Beat, Tempo, Note)
Arranger Function
Tempo, Arranger On/Off, Start/Stop, Sync Start, Intro, Ending, Intro Count Down, Break, Auto Fill In, Variation (4 variations), One Touch Program, Chord Intelligence, Chord Hold, Leading Bass, Auto Standard Tempo, Rhythm Mode
Music Assistant
250 titles x 4 variations
One Touch Program
195 rhythms x 2 groups x 4 variations
Quick Registration
150 settings in 12 groups
7 tracks
Note Storage
Approx. 40,000 notes
Song Length
Max. 999 measures
Quarter note = 20 to 500
120 ticks per quarter note
Realtime (Replace, Punch In/Out, Loop)
Edit Function
Delete Measure, Delete Track, Erase, Copy, Quantize
Score Display
DigiScore (Great Staff, G Clef Staff, F Clef Staff, with note name, with Lyrics)
File Storage
USB memory, floppy disk (in the case of using optional USB floppy disk drive FD-01A)
Save Format
MUSIC ATELIER original format, SMF format 0
Max. 99 songs for each folder
Rated Power Output
50 W + 50 W
Tweeter: 5 cm x 2
Full-range: 25 cm x 2
Graphic 800 x 480 dots backlit color LCD with touch screen
Audio Output Jacks (L/mono, R), Audio Input Jacks (L/mono, R), Video Output Jacks (Analog RGB), Phones Jacks (stereo) x 2, Mic Input Jack, MIDI connectors (In, Out), USB (MIDI) Jack, External Memory connector (USB Memory connector), Ext Drive connector, AC Inlet
Power Supply
AC 117 V, 230 V, 240 V
Power Consumption
120 W
Simulated Dark Walnut
Music Rest, Screw for the Music Rest x 2, Knob Bolt x 2, Cord Hook, Panel Sheet, Power Cord, Owner's Manual, Voice
Bench, Stereo Headphones, USB Memory (M-UF1G), USB Floppy Disk Drive (FD-01A), CD Drive Holder (DH-01), Microphone
Size and Weight ( Total )
1,242 mm
48-15/16 inches
653 mm
25-3/4 inches
1,264 mm
49-13/16 inches
108.0 kg
238 lbs. 2 oz.
*The specifications are subject to change without notice.



USB CD Recorder


USB CD Drive designed for Roland digital pianos, Music Atelier® organs, and more.

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USB Floppy Disk Drive


External USB Floppy Disk Drive for using 3 1/2 inch Disk Media

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Downloads & Updates

Downloads & Updates

AT-500 System Update Version 1.03
This is the latest operating system update for the AT-500. Please refer to the "AT-500_READ ME.pdf" for the update procedure.

NOTE: The update files that you download and save to your computer from the link above are enclosed in a compressed zip file. This file must first be uncompressed. You can do this by using the WinZip application on your PC running Windows XP, or by using Stuffit Expander on your Macintosh (needed for OS 10.2.x or below). If you're using Mac OS X 10.3.x or above, then you will not need Stuffit Expander.

When you double-click on the downloaded file that you saved to your computer, WinZip or Stuffit Expander should startup automatically. If you do not have WinZip (PC) or Stuffit Expander (Mac) installed, then you must download it, install it, and extract/unzip the update files folder before you can complete the update procedure.

You can get WinZip from the following link:

You can get Stuffit Expander from the following link:
Arranger USB Driver Macintosh OS X
This is the USB driver for the E-50, E-60 and E-80 Arrangers.
Atelier Series USB Driver Windows 7 64bit v1.0.0
Atelier Series USB Driver Windows 7 32bit v1.0.0
Atelier Series USB Driver Mac OS 10.7 v1.0.0
Atelier Series USB Driver Mac OS 10.6 v1.0.0
Atelier Series USB Driver Mac OS 10.5 and Earlier v1.0.0


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