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Roland G-5A VG Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Smarter than the average guitar, this USA-made Strat harnesses Roland's COSM technology to put a universe of electric and acoustic tones at your fingertips. Rate and review this product
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Features: What it does for you:
Sculpted neck joint Smooth access to higher frets
COSM electronics Models pickups, alternate tunings, 12-string tones
Synchronized tremolo Fully adjustable vintage vibrato tailpiece
Built in Fender's Corona, California factory American-made instruments with legendary quality

Product Description

The Roland G-5A VG Stratocaster brings you the power and versatility of Roland's V-Guitar technology in a top-level, limited-edition instrument made in the U.S.A. Built in the Fender factory in Corona, California, the G-5A is a 100-percent authentic American Standard Stratocaster guitar, complete with a gorgeous Candy Apple Red finish and 22-fret maple neck with rosewood fingerboard. Enhancing the classic Strat sound and functionality are onboard Roland COSM electronics that provide a universe of modeled electric and acoustic guitar sounds. The amazing G-5A gives you the ability to completely change your tone at a moment's notice, with fingertip access to a library of coveted vintage instruments, plus a selection of COSM-powered 'ideal performance' pickups that deliver a unique, modern edge. To top it off, alternate tunings and 12-string sounds are instantly available for any COSM guitar tone, all with a simple twist of a knob!

Get a closer look at the G-5A VG Stratocaster with this video from Roland:


The World's Most Versatile Guitar

Powered by Roland's amazing COSM technology, the VG Stratocaster guitar gives you an entire collection of world-class tones to pick and choose from, all in the same instrument. At your fingertips are 25 pickup and instrument tones, plus alternate tunings and 12-string sounds. Take a single guitar to the gig and change tones effortlessly, instead of having to switch out instruments every time you need a different sound or tuning.

Change Your Sound in an Instant

Using the VG Stratocaster's five-way pickup selector and Mode knob, you can access a wide range of modeled tones, including vintage Strat, Telecaster, fat humbuckers, and even an archtop jazz box. Also onboard are unique, modern pickup sounds realized with COSM, including 'Wide Range' single-coil variations and two 'Bright Humbucker' options. Steel- and nylon-string acoustic tones are available as well, plus a neat, retro electric sitar sound. Of course, you can always dial up the built-in single-coil pickups and use the VG Stratocaster as a conventional guitar, bypassing the COSM section entirely.

Alternate Tunings and 12-String Sounds

Along with the great COSM instruments, the VG Stratocaster gives you the ability to change your tuning without touching the tuning keys. With any COSM tone, a quick twist of the Tuning knob lets you dial up Drop D, DADGAD, Baritone, or Open G tunings. Also available via the Tuning knob are 12-string tones, which can be applied to any COSM guitar sound.

Features:

- Authentic American Standard Stratocaster infused with COSM technology
- Modeled instruments onboard, plus unique pickup tones such as the extended-range 'Bright Humbucker' and full, bold 'Wide Range' single coil
- Instantly accessible alternate tunings and 12-string sounds for all COSM guitar tones
- Simple operation based on the Stratocaster design concept
- Classic Candy Apple Red finish
- 22-fret maple neck with rosewood fingerboard

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Roland products.
- Body Type: Stratocaster
- Left-/Right-handed: Right-handed
- Body Material: Alder
- Top Material: Not applicable
- Body Finish: Polyester
- Color: Candy Apple Red
- Neck Material: Maple, bolt-on
- Neck Shape: Modern C
- Scale Length: 25.5"
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood, 9.5" radius
- Fingerboard Inlay: Dots
- Number of Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
- Nut Width: 1.650"
- Bridge/Tailpiece: Synchronized tremolo
- Tuners: Standard tuners
- Number of Pickups: 4
- Neck Pickup: American Strat single-coil
- Middle Pickup: American Strat single-coil
- Bridge Pickup: American Strat single-coil; Roland divided pickup
- Controls: Volume, tone, 5-way blade; MODE knob, TUNING knob
- Case Included: Gig bag
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 323-890-3700
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