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Learn. Play. Create.

The jamstik is a MIDI guitar controller designed with versatility and authenticity in mind. For the aspiring player, real-time on-screen fret display simplifies the feedback loop required to practice chords and improve skill. Mobile device compatibility and MIDI technology give all players the freedom to play any sound they like with real strings and real frets for a truly unique guitar experience.
Learn. Play. Create.

What can you do with the jamstik?

Learn to Play Guitar

With compatible apps such as jamTutor and jamMix, you can learn how to play with interactive feedback on your own schedule. Jamstik is like a guitar with a built-in teacher. Infrared sensors detect your fingertips before they touch a string, showing you the right and wrong notes on-screen in real time. At just 16 inches, the device is portable and versatile.

Play How You Like

Play an acoustic, an electric or learn with a synth sound. It's up to you! Use the jamstik to control GarageBand, jamMix, or the growing list of hundreds of midi-capable iOS apps and desktop software DAWs.

Compatible Apps

Create Without Limits

The jamstik gives guitar players an epic advance in creativity and mobility, allowing you to express yourself and save your ideas wherever you go.

• Wireless and USB Connectivity
• Dynamic MIDI Control: String Bend, Vibrato
• Travel Friendly 15" Body
• Real Time Fret & Picking Detection
• Extended note range via D-pad
• USB Rechargeable Lithium Battery
• No Tuning Required

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Ordering Details:

  • Free carrying bag with online orders.
  • Currently available in US, Canada, UK & EU
  • Ships in 2-3 Business Days

Included App Experience

jamstik Connect

jamstik Connect

Start here to sync your device and discover more great compatible apps.




Learn to play with interactive game exercises, lessons, how-to videos, and more.




Trigger full instrument jams in this musical sandbox built for your jamstik.


What People Are Saying

National Association of Music Merchants
Best in Show 2014

– National Association of Music Merchants

Popular Science
Awarded Top Inventions of 2013
“Helps budding musicians learn to shred”

– Popular Science

Tech Crunch
“An amazing addition to the world of musical gadgets”
“The Zivix jamstik Is An Absolutely Amazing Portable MIDI Guitar For Beginners And Pros."

– Tech Crunch

9To5 Mac
“The close integration between jamstik and the learning app makes for what in my opinion might be one of the most accessible and affordable ways for someone to learn how to play the guitar”.

– 9To5 Mac

“A lot of fun”

– Engadget

“An amazing platform to experience music”

– Reuters