Standard GK-Ready Stratocaster with Built-In GK-3 Pickup System, Alder Body, Maple Neck and Fingerboard, and 3 Single-coil Pickups - 3-color Sunburst
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Futurize Your Guitar PlayingThe Roland GC-1 GK-Ready Stratocaster is the newest generation of Roland's guitar synth controllers. Sporting all the features of a standard Stratocaster - including a fast-action maple neck, comfort-contoured body, three single-coil pickups, and synchronized trem - the GC-1 adds the convenience of a built-in Roland GK-3 pickup system, letting you drive Roland's guitar synth and modeling modules directly from the guitar's controls via the onboard 13-pin connector. If you're a Strat cat who's been wanting to check out guitar synthesis, now's the time - with the Roland GC-1 GK-Ready Stratocaster!
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Roland GK-Ready Stratocaster at a Glance:
Open your playing up to the world of synthesis
The Roland GC-1 GK-Ready Stratocaster is your vehicle to explore a world that's been inhabited primarily by keyboardists. Roland has aggressively pioneered guitar synthesis since their groundbreaking GR-500 guitar synth in 1977. Equipped to drive their GR-55 and VG-99 synths, the GC-1 gives players legendary Stratocaster tone and playability - with the added benefit of onboard control for synthesis.
It's a Strat
The Roland GC-1 has been developed in coordination with Fender, so you get all the classic Stratocaster sounds, playability, and functionality you'd expect. With its comfort-contoured alder body, maple neck/fingerboard and medium jumbo frets, three single-coil pickups, and vintage-style Synchronized Trem, the GC-1 is pure Stratocaster. The only inkling that there's high-technology lurking under the bonnet is the (barely-noticeable) Roland divided pickup sitting at the bridge and a small white button.
Upstage your keyboard player with outrageous synth sounds
The Roland GC-1 is your ticket to reclaiming the spotlight. As a guitarist, you've owned onstage physical theatrics. But keyboardists have long been the gatekeepers of unique, breathtaking sounds - until now. With your GC-1 driving a Roland GR-55 or VG-99 synth, you can conjure up strings, a horn section - or a swirling, synthetic aural landscape every bit as ethereal as anything the keyboardist in your band (you are in a band, right?) can concoct. It's all possible, with the Roland GC-1 GK-Ready Stratocaster!
Roland GK-Ready Stratocaster Features:
Futurize your guitar playing with the Roland GC-1 GK-Ready Stratocaster!
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Mary Ann, Point Pleasant Boro, NJ
Reviewsbased on 2 reviews
Roland GC-1 Great guitar for VG99
by Dean from Florida USAExcellent guitar...I really have no negatives to say. Jason @ Sweetwater is exceptional and got me into this for my VG99 and it has been perfect!!
March 26, 2013
Music Background: Recording
by Steve from Bay Area, USAMe and all my friends like it muchly. Works well with Roland GR. Good design. a very nice guitar.
July 4, 2012
Music Background: Beginner
Roland GC-1 (Black)
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