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Line 6 Variax JTV89F w/Floyd Rose & Samples in Blood Red

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JTV89F-BR

Your Price: $1,999.00 CDN

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Line 6 products have been at the cutting edge of digital audio development since the company pioneered the digital modeling guitar amplifier in 1996. A few years later, Line 6 turned its attention from guitar recording and performance gear to the guitar itself. It was a daunting task to capture a complete range of tones in a single guitarbut so was squeezing a whole collection of amps and effects into a kidney bean-shaped metal box. So Line 6 decided to give it a go.

Since the guitar sounds would have to be amazingly accurate to meet the demands of discriminating musicians, the development team began intensively researching guitar physics. They systematically examined every factor that contributes to a guitar's tone, and developed ways to measure the complex interactions of vibrating strings, resonant bodies and magnetic pickups. More importantly, they developed ways to capture these interactions mathematically so they could get the same sounds from the Variax guitar.

When it was time to create the soul, the team auditioned an amazing array of vintage instruments to find the ones with the most distinctive voices and personalities. They applied their painstaking measuring techniques to these specimens, and refined the models while constantly referring back to the originals for accuracy. When each model sounded like the original, and was just as much fun to play, it was done.

The Dream Rig

For even greater control and unlimited sonic possibilities, combine the acoustic and electric guitar models in your James Tyler Variax with the ultimate collection of amps, cabs and effects found in the POD HD multi-effect pedals and DT-series (DT50 and DT25) guitar amplifiers. The press of a single footswitch can completely change sounds, routing, instruments, effects and tuninginstantly transforming your setup into virtually any rig.

Start with an open-tuned 12-string acoustic, move to a drop-tuned electric into a high-gain amp, then end with an otherworldly effects-laden sitar sound. The convenience is unparalleledand the possibilities are endless.

Specifications

*Body - Mahogany
*Neck - Three-piece maple with rosewood fingerboard and dot inlays (Tyler Fast n Flat neck shape)
*Scale Length - 25-1/2
*Frets - 24 jumbo frets
*Nut - Locking Floyd Rose nut and string tree
*Tuners - Sealed with 16:1 turn ratio
*Hardware - Black and black nickel hardware
*Bridge - Floyd Rose licensed double-locking tremolo system• by Graph Tech
*Pickups - Two high-output alnico humbucking pickups wound to Tyler's specs, Graph Tech piezo pickup system
*Knobs - Master Volume and Tone knobs
*Pickup Selector - 5-way selector switch
*Variax Control - Model and Alt Tune knobs for easily accessing 29 vintage instrument sounds and 11 alternate down tunings
*Outputs - 1/4 out, VDI (Variax Digital Interface) for integration with Line 6 POD HD500 and POD HD Pro, and limited compatibility with POD xt, POD X3, Vetta II amplifier and other legacy Line 6 products
*Battery - Lithium-ion battery (12 hours of play time) and international wall charger (also functions as standard electric guitar without batteries)
*Software - Workbench software and USB interface
*Case - high-quality padded gig bag
*Available Accessories - Additional battery, charger and cable kit available separately
*Finishes - Black & Blood Red

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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
The action is great. It stays in tune. 24 frets. Great whammy bar. It is extremely comfortable to play. Build quality is remarkable. The Les Paul and Strat sounds are awesome. I use the sitar sound from time to time. There are many more sounds available. You can also use a 25' network cable to plug into the pod HP-500. No hum or interference with screeching distortion or clean guitar sounds. My Fender Stratocaster used to be my favorite guitar, but this one has replaced it.
Posted by anonymous on Jul 8, 2019
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Just bought the DT25, 500X and an 89F. I'd highly recommend the combination for anyone with a passion for sound "and" engineering. The rig sounds great and there are a rainbow full of options but be prepared to spend some time getting it right. The guitar and amp are amazing and I'm a little less sold on the HD500X although I've been coming around recently ;). Get the good cables right from the start and be prepared to spend some time on your computer playing with the software. Finally - have struggled a bit with the open tunings and pitch pedal options but feel like I'm making progress. There's so much possible here ... it's daunting. Good luck and have fun
Posted by anonymous on Jan 17, 2014
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