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GR-55GK-BK

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The Roland GR-55 is a revolution in guitar synthesis, with features never before available in any guitar processor. In terms of speed, its the fastest ever. Its also the most accurate, thanks to newly developed pitch-detection technology. As for sound, the triple-core generator houses a world-class array of virtual guitars, basses, amps, and synth voices, enabling tones and textures that have never been heard before. Onstage or in the studio, you can instantly access the GR-55s 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!

-A revolutionary fusion of guitar synthesis and powerful COSM guitar modeling
-Up to four sound sources at a time: two PCM synth tones, plus COSM guitar modeling and normal guitar input
-Easy to use and easy to play with hundreds of great, ready-to-use sounds for rock or pop guitarists
-Advanced Roland technology provides superb sound quality and lightning-fast processing
-Over 900 of Rolands latest fully editable PCM sounds, including pianos, organs, strings, vintage synths, and much more
-COSM guitar and amp modeling
- Two types of multi-effects engines, plus global reverb, chorus, and delay effects, and an onboard looper
-Built-in USB audio player with foot control

*GK-3 Divided Pickup not included with GR-55S-BK

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To be Blunt. If you have owned and played Marshall stacks, and Mesa Boogies, you will know what sounds your looking for! This unit will do it. Played on the road with multiple Genre Top 40 Bands for years. You can dig holes you will never crawl out of if you don't read and learn the parameters of this unit.That being said, once you learn how to tweak the powerful parameters of this unit, you will be mixing chunky tight Rock guitar, to warm 12 string guitars for just about any style of music. I blend guitar sounds with a multiple menu of foundation sounds such as strings, organs and pianos to have walls of powerful sounds to fill the mix with the illusion of multiple musicians. They say its cheating. If so! I say try it yourself. :) You have to earn it! Learn to pluck the passages for piano/string/acoustic for a realistic reproduction. "you don't strum a piano?" LOL. Set the sound to trumpet then play Tuba at the nut, bend trombone passages at the 8th fret or play staccato lines on trumpet at the twelve t fret. Its how you play each sound that gets you the best results. Been enjoying this unit for years. The only thing it will not do is reproduce the percussive overtones of slapping an acoustic. But simply strum or finger pick and it will sound like one. Cheers!
Posted by Mark Trahan on Dec 15, 2019
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