This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

gTar: The iGuitar You’ve Always Wanted

by Range

I use my iPhone quite a bit, and I know that many people use it to also create tunes. Now you can have a guitar which integrates an iPhone dock, and it’s fully powered by the phone, making it the ultimate iGuitar. I’m not sure, but it’s definitely an interesting idea.

gtar guitar kickstarter music iphone

The gTar was launched as a Kickstarter project. It has actual strings, and uses sensors to relay what you are playing to a custom iPhone app, which is supposed to help people learn to play the guitar more easily. The array of integrated LEDs along the fretboard will light up to show you how to play. Each note is relayed to the iPhone, which then produces the sound. There’s even a feature called SmartPlay that mutes incorrect notes. (They could also call this “Cheat mode.”)

It’s more of a learning tool than a replacement for a real guitar, though it does offer a “free play” mode where you can play it once you’ve built up your confidence. In just a couple of days, the project raised the necessary $100,000 to be fully funded. There are still 34 days left. Will it do $10 million like the Pebble smartwatch? You’ll need to pledge at least $399(USD) to get yours (the introductory batch of 200 already sold out for $350.)

Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
We Happy Few (Trailer 2) LEGO Pizza Vending Machine MTV Classic Jeff Ross vs. Hot Wings 95octane logo
Final Aston Martin DB9 Cars Roll off Assembly Line Bristol Bullet Packs BMW V8 and Carbon Fiber Body Lotus Elise Race 250 Ready for Track Day Fun Acura NSX GT3 Hits the Track for Practice mightymega logo
Quentin Tarantino’s Suicide Squad Prime 1 Studio Premium Masterline Optimus Prime G1 Statue New Star Trek RPG Is Coming: Star Trek Adventures Rick and Morty Recreate Hilarious NSFW Court Transcript