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Guitar Synthesizer System with Chorus, Reverb, and Included Pickup
Item ID: GR20GK3

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Guitar Synthesis Made Simple!

Roland has made guitar synthesis easier than ever with the new GR-20 Guitar Synthesizer and GK-3 Divided Pickup. The GR-20 makes playing high-quality synthesizer sounds from any steel-stringed electric guitar (including Les Paul-type instruments) simple! Just attach the included GK-3 Divided Pickup, choose a sound and go. An all-new interface makes playing sounds easy using the Bank knob for sound categories and Value dial for variations, while new digital pitch detection provides superior tracking. With the GR-20, guitarists can explore a universe of new sounds.

Compact, Easy Patch Selection and Lightning-Fast Tracking
The GR-20's new interface makes it operate more like a compact pedal. Sounds can be selected using the Bank knob to choose a category (like Strings/Orchestral, Brass, Bass/Guitar, Organ/Keyboard, Synth/Lead or even new Rhythm and Percussion loops). Individual sounds can be selected using the Value dial. And with 48-note polyphony and Roland's latest synth engine, the sounds are nothing short of the best - all playable with lightning-fast tracking via Roland's new digital pitch detection technology.

A New Pickup for Easy Installation
The front end of the GR-20 is the new GK-3 Divided Pickup, which is not only easy and safe to install, but also comes with a 1/4-inch jack for normal guitar input. The pickup's adjustable curve design can be adapted to fit a variety of guitars - keeping an even distance between the strings for better response. Adjusting the pickup cable length is a snap by coiling the pickup cable inside the controller unit. The GK-3 also includes a special attachment plate for use with Les Paul-type guitars.

Your Guitar and Roland's Synthesizer - A Perfect Match!
Once installed, guitarists can create entirely new sounds by blending their normal guitar tone with the GR-20's synthesizer sounds via a large GK knob right on the pickup. And thanks to Roland's innovative Patch Link function, the GR-20 can be easily paired up with a MIDI-capable multi-effects processor like the BOSS GT-6. Once connected, this allows you to easily assign GR-20 Patches to match effect Patches in MIDI-capable processors. Now more than ever, the GR-20 is making guitar synthesis a simple and powerful way to expand a guitarist's sonic arsenal.

Roland GR-20/GK-3 Features:
  • Affordable guitar synthesizer with new sounds, easy interface and GK-3 pickup
  • Easy to use: select a sound category (Strings, Organ, Synth, etc.) and play!
  • Quick editing via Attack, Release, Chorus, and Delay/Reverb knobs
  • Digital pitch detection for lightning-fast tracking
  • Includes Roland's latest sounds like sax, strings, flute, brass, bass and percussion loops
  • GK-3 mounts easily on any steel-stringed electric without damage to guitar
  • GK-3 features an adjustable curve design and pickup cable length, plus an attachment plate for Les Paul-type guitars
  • Patch Link enables easy connection with MIDI-capable multi-effects like GT-6
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Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number GR-20

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See also: Guitar Synths, Roland, Roland MIDI Guitars/Pickups