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V-Guitar's Lineup

Guitar Processor
Plugging into the GP-10’s GK input with a Roland GK-compatible pickup and a 13-pin cable unlocks the instrument modeling section, opening up a world of amazing sonic possibilities for both live playing and studio recording.

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GR-D V-Guitar Distortion
GR-S V-Guitar Space
Housed in the popular Twin Pedal format and equipped with connections for easy integration with amps, the GR-D and the GR-S deliver wide, high-clarity tones that can only be achieved with GK processing.

GK Processing
G-5A VG Stratocaster
G-5 VG Stratocaster
G-5A VG-Stratocaster®
Classic Stratocaster infused with COSM technology. In addition to offering all classic Stratocaster sounds and functionality, the G-5 provides a new world of electric and acoustic guitar tones recreated by COSM.
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GK-Ready Stratocaster
GC-1 GK-Ready Stratocaster®
The complete functions of the Roland GK-3 are perfectly and beautifully embedded in the authentic Fender Stratocaster, letting you drive the GR-55, VG-99, and other 13-pin compatible gear.

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Guitar Synthesizer
GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer
Onstage or in the studio, you can instantly access the GR-55's huge library of ready-to-use sounds, from pop to rock and beyond, with quick-access category buttons. Welcome to a groundbreaking new era in guitar synthesis!

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VG-99 V-Guitar System
VB-99 V-Bass System
In the history of guitar modeling, no manufacturer has devoted more time, resources, and passion into this market segment than Roland — from the world’s first guitar modeling processor to its popular V-Guitar predecessors.
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Divided Pickup
GK-3 Divided Pickup
The GK-3 is carefully designed for guitar performance by having a big and smooth GK knob, and a Select Switch to change from synth, to normal guitar tone, or both of them mixed.

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Roland V-Guitar — a coveted classic meets future technology.

With state-of-the-art COSM modeling and divided pickups that capture the signals of each string, the V-Guitar System takes guitar, bass and amp sound design to a new level. Previous GR-55 Guitar Synthesizer used two types of synth modules and COSM guitar modeling. Today, with the V-Guitar, a new generation has arrived. Introducing the G-5 VG Stratocaster® and GC-1 GK-Ready Stratocaster®!
New expression for guitarists
GR-500 (1977)
The world's first guitar synthesizer debuted.
1977 was the year the world's first guitar synth, the GR-500, was born. This also represented the beginning of the history of the V-Guitar. The debut of the GR series sparked the evolution of guitar expression based on divided pickups. The accumulation of Roland's state-of-the-art technology and know-how was embodied in subsequent GR-series guitar synths, and eventually in the VG series that employed modeling technology. Now, in 2012, an advanced generation of products has arrived — the G-5 VG Stratocaster and GC-1 GK-Ready Stratocaster — which combine the latest guitar modeling technology with the classic Fender® Stratocaster. This special collaboration between Roland and Fender empowers the world's most beloved guitar with advanced technology for the ultimate in expression and creativity.
GR Series
GR-300 (1980)
The world's first polyphonic guitar synthesizer.
GR-700 (1984)
MIDI support and programmable functions are added.
GR-1 (1992)
First in the series to be integrated with PCM synth module.
GR-55 (2011)
Hybrid model, combining synth and guitar modeling.

VG Series
VG-8 (1995)
The world's first COSM guitar-modeling processor.
VG-88 (2000)
Onboard effects and pedal functions with evolved COSM.
VG-99 (2007)
Processing capability improved dramatically; also equipped with D-BEAM and ribbon controller.
Roland Experience
The Roland Experience will be traveling the world, showcasing the latest Roland gear, providing hands-on demos, and more.
Guitar Friend Jam
Download free practice songs, share your workout records on Twitter, and compete with guitarists all over the world.
BOSS Global Official site
BOSS has pushed the envelope for over 30 years with innovative multi-effects, rhythm machines, personal digital studios.
Roland Amplifiers
If you're a guitarist looking for an amp, here are ten reasons why you should check out Roland's new CUBE XL range of amplifiers.
Roland invites all guitar and bass players to discover a new world of sound and creativity with our world-leading lineup of V-Guitars, including Stratocasters powered by Roland technology, GR-series guitar synthesizers, V-Guitar and V-Bass products, and GK-series pickups.