Top Guitar-Bass Synthesizers
Top Guitar-Bass Synthesizers

Top 10+ Guitar / Bass Synthesizers 2021

We have created for you a rating of the Best 10 Guitar / Bass Synthesizers

Equipment list navigation:

  1. Boss SY-1000 Guitar Synthesizer
  2. Roland GK-Kit-GT3
  3. Roland GR-55S Black
  4. Roland GK-KIT-BG3 Bass
  5. Roland GK-3
  6. Roland GK-3B
  7. Mooer E7 Polyphonic Guitar Synth.
  8. Fishman Triple Play
  9. Roland GR-55S Black Bundle
  10. Graph Tech Ghost Acoustic MIDI Steel

1. Boss SY-1000 Guitar Synthesizer

Boss SY-1000 Guitar Synthesizer

Multi-effects pedal for electric guitar and bass

  • Most powerful guitar / bass synthesis and modeling processor from BOSS
  • Next generation synth engine with custom DSP and 48 kHz / 32 bit processing
  • 3 Simultaneous instrument types and advanced real-time signal processing
  • Pitch, level and panning of each string for instant alternative tunings and wide, layered voicings
  • The new Dynamic Synth perfectly follows the guitar’s natural envelope
  • 2 x 16-Part step sequencers for the progressive control of pitch, filter and amplitude
  • Updated versions of historic BOSS / Roland guitar synth and modeling technologies: OSC Synth, GR-300, Electric Guitar, Electric Bass, Acoustic, VIO Guitar and Poly FX
  • Premium effects and amplifiers derived from the flagship GT-1000
  • Customise sounds with the BOSS Tone Studio Editor and download patches in BOSS Tone Central
  • Current consumption: 800 mA
  • Power supply with a 9 V DC power adapter (included)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 345 x 245 x 67 mm
  • Weight: 2500 g

Note: no battery operation possible

Control elements:

  • Controls: 1 to 6
  • Output level
  • Push buttons: Inst, Effects, CTL, Exit, Write, System, Page Up and Down
  • LED: Backlit Graphic LCD (512 x 160 dots)
  • Footswitches: Bank Up and Down, CTL 1 and 2, 1 to 4

Connections:

  • GK pickup input (13-pin DIN)
  • Instrument input (6.3 mm jack)
  • Main Out R / Mono and L / Phones (2 x 6.3 mm stereo jack)
  • Sub Out R / Mono and L (2 x 6.3 mm jack)
  • CTL 3, 4 / EXP 1 (6.3 mm stereo jack)
  • CTL 5, 6 / EXP 2 (6.3 mm stereo jack)
  • USB B type
  • MIDI In Out / Thru
  • Power supply connection: Barrel connector 5.5 x 2.1 mm, negative polarity inside

Note: a Roland GK compatible pickup and 13-pin cable are required for full access to all synth and modelling functions.


2. Roland GK-Kit-GT3

Roland GK-Kit-GT3

MIDI Pickup for guitar – Kit system

The new GK-3 Divided pickup for guitar was very well received at the last music fair, and along with many mechanical improvements, a massive cut in price is also part of the new offer.

  • Includes all parts for installation into an electric guitar

3. Roland GR-55S Black

Roland GR-55S Black

Guitar Synth + Modelling

  • 910 Different, editable Roland synthesizer sounds of the newest generation
  • Piano
  • Strings
  • Wind instrument
  • Soundscapes
  • Vintage-Synths etc.
  • Up to two sounds can be selected and combined
  • Complete modelling sound chain (guitar/bass/synth/effects/amps) from the VG-99 including virtual tuning pickup can be fed into the modelling chain
  • Two synth sounds can be combined with the modelling sounds – synth sounds can be fed into the modellin chain (e.g. blues-harp into distorted amp)
  • 270 Preset-Sounds sorted by “lead”, “rhythm” and “others”
  • 297 programs for custom sounds
  • USB slot for connection of a USB-Memory device
  • Playback of audio files via foot switch
  • Control foot-Switch and expression pedal (assignable to a multitude of functions)
  • 20-Second-Loop with an endless amount of overdubs
  • The GR-55 provides a USB-Interface for audio and MIDI, plus conventional MIDI-In/Out sockets
  • GK-Pickup – special pickup GK-3 (guitar) or GK-3B (bass) or GK-Ready Gitar/Bass is required (optionally available)
  • Includs power adapter
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 405 x 78-106 x 244 mm
  • Weight: 3.3 kg
  • Suitable optional case: Art.266346 (not included)

4. Roland GK-KIT-BG3 Bass

Roland GK-KIT-BG3 Bass

MIDI Pickup

  • For bass
  • Kit system, for installation of electronics into a bass

5. Roland GK-3

Roland GK-3

Hexa Phonic Pickup

This GK-Pickup is the improved version of the GK-2AH. The size of the control unit was reduced by 30%, all other improvements as follows

A GK-Pickup (GK-2AH or GK-3 for guitars, GK-2B for basses) or a GK-Ready-Guitar is required, to use Roland GK-Devices like VG-88, V-Bass, GR-33, GR-20 and GI-20

  • Adjustable curvature of the pickup to fit the fretboard radius of the guitar (to assure equal distance of the magnets to the strings)
  • Adjustable cable length between pickup stick and controll unit
  • Large jack socket (6.3mm) for feed in of standard pickups (short connection cable of the guitars jack socket to the socket of the controller is included)
  • Larger and more smooth running volume knob
  • New special fixture for single cut guitars
  • Including complete fixture set and mounting instructions

6. Roland GK-3B

Roland GK-3B

GK Pickup

  • For 4-, 5- and 6-string basses
  • Improvement of GK2B: 30% smaller housing, adjustable cable length
  • Large jack socket (6.3 mm) to feed in the normal pickup
  • Larger and more smooth running volume knob
  • The inter-magnet spacing can be adjusted to fit the H-G string spacing of the bass (from 19 mm “jazz-bass” up 16 mm “six-string”)
  • Including all required fixtures

7. Mooer E7 Polyphonic Guitar Synth.

Mooer E7 Polyphonic Guitar Synth.

Effects Pedal for Electric Guitar

  • Polyphonic guitar synth effects pedal
  • 7 Selectable presets with individually adjustable parameters
  • Individually adjustable arpeggiator for each sound
  • High cut and low cut functions
  • True bypass
  • Firmware update via USB port
  • Controls for attack, speed, high cut, low cut, mix, save button
  • Bypass foot switch
  • Status LEDs
  • Metal housing
  • 6.3 mm Mono jack input / output
  • Power supply via 9 V DC power supply, 1 x 5.5 mm barrel connector, polarity (-) inside (not included)
  • Current consumption: 200 mA
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 93.5 x 42 x 52 mm
  • Weight: 155 g

Note: Battery operation not supported

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.de/Warranty and extend the guarantee to 4 years.


8. Fishman Triple Play

Fishman Triple Play

MIDI Pickup

  • Set consisting of a wireless transmission unit (controller) with hexaphonic pickup
  • Wireless USB receiver
  • Installation accessories
  • Quick charger
  • USB charging cable
  • Can be used with industry standard DAWs and virtual instruments
  • Quick and easy installation on your electric guitar
  • Range: Over 30 m
  • Rechargeable battery included
  • Controllers for software navigation are located on the transmitter unit
  • Compatible with PC and Mac
  • Software included
  • Controller Dimensions: 82.5 mm x 74.4 mm x 12.9 mm
  • Approx. 20 h Battery life
  • Pickup Dimensions: 104.4 mm x 8.6 mm
  • Receiver Dimensions: 68.6 mm x 20.8 mm x 9.1 mm
  • Matching Fishman FC1 foot controller: Art. 373916 (not included)

9. Roland GR-55S Black Bundle

Roland GR-55S Black Bundle

Bundle offer comprising

Roland GR-55S Black

  • Guitar Synth + Modelling
  • 910 Different, editable Roland synthesizer sounds of the newest generation
  • Piano
  • Strings
  • Wind instrument
  • Soundscapes
  • Vintage-Synths etc.
  • Up to two sounds can be selected and combined
  • Complete modelling sound chain (guitar/bass/synth/effects/amps) from the VG-99 including virtual tuning pickup can be fed into the modelling chain
  • Two synth sounds can be combined with the modelling sounds – synth sounds can be fed into the modellin chain (e.g. blues-harp into distorted amp)
  • 270 Preset-Sounds sorted by “lead”, “rhythm” and “others”
  • 297 programs for custom sounds
  • USB slot for connection of a USB-Memory device
  • Playback of audio files via foot switch
  • Control foot-Switch and expression pedal (assignable to a multitude of functions)
  • 20-Second-Loop with an endless amount of overdubs
  • The GR-55 provides a USB-Interface for audio and MIDI, plus conventional MIDI-In/Out sockets
  • GK-Pickup – special pickup GK-3 (guitar) or GK-3B (bass) or GK-Ready Gitar/Bass is required (optionally available)
  • Includs power adapter
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 405 x 78-106 x 244 mm
  • Weight: 3.3 kg
  • Suitable optional case: Art.266346 (not included)

Thon Case Roland GR-55

  • Thon Case
  • For Roland GR-55 Guitar effect device
  • From 7 mm Birch plywood
  • With 22 x 22 mm aluminium edges
  • Min. 1 cm foam padding
  • 1x Handle
  • 2x Butterflys
  • Small steel ball corners
  • 4 Rubber feet
  • Room for power adapter
  • Device can be operated from the case
  • External dimensions (W x H x D): 46.9 x 36.4 x 14.1 cm
  • Weight: 3.9 kg
  • Weight with Roland GR-55: 7.3 kg
  • Colour: Phenol brown
  • Made in Germany

10. Graph Tech Ghost Acoustic MIDI Steel

Graph Tech Ghost Acoustic MIDI Steel

Acoustic MIDI System for Steel String Guitars

  • Allows for the addition of the Hexpander and Acousti-Phonic to any steel string guitar
  • Access to the fastest working MIDI system
  • Gives the instrument an extremely realistic acoustic tone

The Acoustic MIDI System includes:

  • 3 Individual ghost loaded pickups with a wide string slot
  • Ghost battery socket unit
  • Ghost Tone Control preamplifier plate
  • Ghost Acoustic – Hexpander preamplifier plate
  • Hexpander interface cable harness (non form-fitting design)
  • Ghost Pagoda shim – bridge insert with various steps for different heights
  • Mounting plate with MIDI 13-pin
  • Battery holder

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