Roland GR-55 Guitar Synth (Blue - With GK-3 Pickup)Item ID: GR55
Guitar Synth with 910 Tones, 93 Effect Types, 3 Foot Pedals, Expression/Volume Pedal, and Onboard USB WAV/AIFF Player, and GK-3 Hex Pickup
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EM Editors' Choice Award Winner!With decades of experience developing the industry's hottest guitar synths, Roland's GR-55 guitar synth and effects processor gives you more incredible tones and features than ever before, making laggy and inaccurate tracking a thing of the past. When Roland designed the GR-55, they totally redeveloped their already leading pitch-detection technology to bring you their fastest guitar synth ever. Pitch, velocity, sustain - the GR-55 doesn't miss a thing! Using the included GK-3 hex pickup, your guitar can conjure up screaming leads, rich pads, piano accents, and much more.
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The GR-55 also includes Roland's world-famous COSM tone modeling. Together, these amazing processor cores open up never-before-explored realms of tone and texture shaping. From pop to rock to undiscovered genres of music, the GR-55 has the guitar tones you need to stand out. Dive in and create your own intensely intricate patches, or keep it simple and explore the hundreds of built-in tones onboard. The GR-55 has the perfect sounds of any music. On top of that, the GR-55 features an onboard USB memory music player with handy foot controls, so you can rock out with your favorite tones, long after the rest of the band's packed up. If you're ready to discover a whole new era of mind-blowing guitar tones, you're ready for the Roland GR-55!
Roland GR-55 Guitar Synth System Features at a Glance:
The Roland GR-55 guitar synth and effect's processor is your key to discovering guitar tones beyond your wildest dreams! Features at a Glance:
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Reviewsbased on 23 reviews
by ROB HARRISON from INDUSTRY ILL. USAI LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERY DAY WITH THE GR-55. IT CAN BE FIGURED OUT EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT A COMPUTER TYPE GUY. I LIKE THE GUITAR SOUNDS THE BEST. I HAVE HAD OTHER GUITAR MODELING DEVICES BEFORE AND TO... read more [+] ME THIS IS THE BEST. THE SYNTHS ARE NOT SOMETHING I WILL USE ALOT BUT THEY ARE FUN TO PLAY AROUND WITH. SWEETWATER GAVE ME THE BEST SERVICE I HAVE EVER HAD. I ORDERED ONE DAY AND IT WAS HERE THE NEXT. GREAT JOB GUYS. close [-]
November 15, 2012
Music Background: GUITAR OWNER
by Hunter White from Delmar,MdIve had this unit for 6 months now and im still blow away by it.U can do any sound stuff that sounds like a movie soundtrack.I loop piano progressions and use other sounds to play the melody.And u can... read more [+] loop other sounds over that too its like playing with a bunch of musicians playing different instruments.The modeling amps r the best ive ever heard and ive played and owned lots of modelers.And im not havin to change my tone it sounds that good and I dont want to change a thing.The alternate tunings allows me to play songs I never would try to play cause I would had to have other guitars not anymore.And the telecaster modeling gives me awesome chickin picking tones.It has a ny horn istrument u wanna play any organ hell it does animal noises.If u are looking for something that would be a great recording tool this is what u get.The possiblilitys with this thing is damn near endless.U will save loads of money buying this thing cause u wont need anything else u can do it all on one guitar.Dont think about it get this now! close [-]
October 5, 2012
Music Background: Hobbyist
Roland GR-55 . A masterpiece of design, a Classic
by Sydney Simon from SydneyBy any measure a Classic of Guitar effects design , Roland should rightly be very proud of the GR-55.They have given all guitarists a chance to buy this incredible machine at a very reasonable price, ... read more [+]I hope they sell bucket loads of them.
August 31, 2012
Music Background: Blues / Rock, Jazz & World music
It sounds fantastic and is completely malleable. When Roland get it right, they get it done perfectly right. close [-]
The King of Tone!
by Mark Evans from Chicagoland, South SideThe Grr55 can emulate the sounds of any rig, replace a big pedalboard, interface with a computer for digital recording, and play backing tracks for live performance or praactice. It tunes all 6 string... read more [+]s at the same time. Wether you want an inexpensic=ve alternative to a GR99 or want the best of both worlds (synthesis and COSM models) this is the kit for you. It plays two synthesizers, a modeled guitar and your pickups at the same time! Killer! close [-]
July 16, 2012
Music Background: Weekend Warrior since 1979
The Roland GR-55 is the Guitar Synth unit that I've been waiting for. Great-sounding new PCM voices, better tracking than ever, powerful COSM effects and voices, and a built-in looper. I'm in heaven! If you're serious about guitar synthesis, this is a must-have unit.
Roland GR-55 Guitar Synth (Blue - With GK-3 Pickup)
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