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Gibson Les Paul Classic Electric Guitar with Powertune
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Add auto tuning to the sumptuous ingredients that make the Les Paul Classic Electric Guitar a great name for Gibson. This Les Paul Classic Guitar boa...Click To Read More About This Product
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A hotter, faster, more gorgeous LP than you've ever played before - and now it tunes itself!
Add auto tuning to the sumptuous ingredients that make the Les Paul Classic Electric Guitar a great name for Gibson. This Les Paul Classic Guitar boasts a skillfully carved maple top on a mahogany back perfectly joined to a mahogany neck with rosewood fretboard, all powered by a 496R ceramic humbucker in the front and a 500T at the bridge. And the Classic goes a few steps farther with green tuning keys, amber top-hat knobs, plain cream pickguard, true '60s slim-tapered neck, and trapezoid fretboard inlays. Gold hardware on ebony; nickel hardware with all other finishes. Includes Gibson hardshell case.
With the PowerTune System„¢, Gibson brings a real innovation to the marketplace that promises to banish, once and for all, the tuning problems guitarists and bass players often have. The system consists of 3 components that can automatically tune all strings according to prescribed settings in less than 5 seconds. Major modification of the instrument is no longer required. A control knob that enables the tuning to be programmed replaces the volume control. The player can choose from normal tuning patterns right up to the most diverse range of open tunings. The programmed instructions are implemented by tuners equipped with tiny electric motors. As the motorized tuners adjust the tuning, the pitch of the string is monitored by means of the tune-control bridge. Electrical power for the tuning mechanism is supplied via the guitar strings.
Gibson is proud to announce that it has reached an agreement with Tronical Gmbh of Hamburg, Germany for the exclusive worldwide sale and distribution of Tronical's revolutionary PowerTune System„¢. in both new guitars and upgrade kits.
With Tronical's PowerTune System, a guitar can tune itself precisely and automatically within seconds. It stores personal tuning preferences and makes them available for easy implementation at the push of a button.
- Carved maple top
- Mahogany back
- Mahogany neck
- Rosewood fretboard
- 496R ceramic humbucker in the front
- 500T at the bridge
- Green tuning keys
- Amber top-hat knobs
- Plain cream pickguard
- '60s slim-tapered neck
- Trapezoid fretboard inlays
- Copper natural finish
- Nickel hardware
- Powertune features:
- Many preset tunings
- Create and store custom tunings
- Helps set intonation
- Automatic winding and unwinding for string changes
- Reference tuning to other instruments
- 2 rechargeable batteries charged through the guitar jack
- About 300 tunings per charge