February 28, 2023
The new 22-fret electric guitar with full MIDI capabilities is powered by Jamstik signal processing technology & proprietary algorithms
February 28, 2023 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Zivix, leaders in MIDI guitar innovation, today announce the expansion of its Jamstik MIDI Guitar line with an all-new classic headstock design, called the Jamstik Classic MIDI Guitar—combining advanced technology with top-quality materials to create a game-changing instrument for guitar enthusiasts and professionals.
"We're thrilled to be expanding the Jamstik MIDI Guitar series with this classic headstock design," said Zivix CEO Ed Cannon. "This new release answers customer requests to put our proprietary technology into a more traditional guitar, rounding out our product line with another great option for guitarists looking for MIDI guitar technology. We can't wait for musicians to get their hands on it.”
The 22-fret electric guitar has an alder wood body, roasted maple neck and fretboard, hardtail bridge, and locking tuners. The guitar features an HSS pickup configuration, 5-position toggle pickup switching, 2 tone knobs, 1 volume knob, and a standard 1/4'' out for connecting to amps and interfaces.
On the digital side, a precision-mounted hex MIDI pickup sends signal to powerful onboard processors, which perform algorithmic pitch analysis & MIDI conversion. MIDI-out options include a USB-C to USB-A cable or a 3.5mm TRS-MIDI cable. Users can also connect wirelessly to mobile phones and devices via Bluetooth.
Highlight Features & Specs
As a class-compliant MIDI controller, the Jamstik works plug and play with any MIDI compatible DAWs, plugins, and apps. Alongside the Jamstik Creator application and plugin for Mac and PC, the Jamstik team has also released a new iOS companion app called Jamstik Control. Users can connect via Bluetooth or USB to adjust settings on the fly, tune their Studio MIDI guitar, play a variety of sounds in-app, and select from a large variety of scale and chord overlays to sharpen their skills and fretboard knowledge.
Pricing & Pre-Order Information:
The new Jamstik Studio MIDI Guitar is available in a Vintage Cream or Onyx Black finish at a retail price of $899.99. A limited pre-order is available at jamstik.com and units will start shipping on March 17th.
NAMM Show - Booth #10002 - April 13-16th, 2023
Jamstik will be showcasing its line of Studio MIDI guitars, including the original headless model and new headstock design at the upcoming NAMM trade show in Anaheim. Don't miss a chance to see the future of guitar technology firsthand.
The Minneapolis-based team has created a new format for guitar learning and music production; helping grow the digital channel of the traditional guitar market. The evolving company looks to capitalize on profound changes in technology and culture—to support innovative classrooms, studios, and stages. Learn more at jamstik.com and on Jamstik’s social media accounts — @jamstik on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter and @jamstikguitars on TikTok and Youtube.
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