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YRG-1000 MIDI Controller Electric Guitar

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The most versatile rock guitar on the planet.

There's truly never been anything quite like the You Rock Guitar„¢ YRG-1000. The sheer number of devices with which it is compatible “ Mac, PC, PS3„¢, Wii„¢, Amps, and MIDI, to name only a few “ distinguish it as the singular music solution for today's generation of guitarists.

A professional-grade musical instrument, the YRG provides electronic musicians with the first ever non-button based, latency free guitar device for MIDI sequencing. Its unique, patent pending neck and fretboard provide a pain-free playing experience for the beginning musician.

Its 25 built-in guitars (none of which will ever need to be tuned) and 50 built in synths provide an unprecedented flexibility for performance “ everything from folksy, nylon string acoustics to shredding, stadium leads are quite literally at your fingertips.

And with its Gameflex cartridges, the You Rock Guitar presents gamers with the Holy Grail of video game controllers “ something that not only transforms the experience of playing games such as Rockband„¢ and Guitar Hero„¢, but that finally bridges the gap between the worlds of rhythm gaming and real music.

The YRG-1000 comes with neck strap, mini-USB cable (6'), guitar cable (9'), guitar picks, and quick start guide.

NNT - Never Needs Tuning„¢
Imagine never having to tune your guitar again. With the You Rock Guitar„¢, you never will.

You Rock - No Matter What
The YRG's innovative You Rock Modes help to allow the beginning guitarist a smooth transition into the world of musical expression “ ensuring that embarrassing wrong notes are never sounded and teaching scales crucial to the world of the guitar.

Game ON
The revolutionary technology behind Inspired's Gameflex„¢ Cartridges allows for an unprecedented level of video game compatibility. No longer does the multi-console gamer have need of a different guitar controller for each of his systems “ simply insert the appropriate Gameflex„¢ cartridge into your You Rock Guitar„¢, and get rocking!

At your fingertips
Fret Select„¢ makes switching between alternate tunings, guitar sounds, synthesizers, MIDI channels, and virtually every other feature on the guitar a breeze.


  • 99 preloaded, fully customizable presets for selecting and blending sounds, tunings, backing tracks, and more
  • 25 professionally sampled guitar sounds
  • 50 synth sounds “ organs, voices, strings, pads, and more
  • 65 open/alternate tuning presets “ plus customizable tuning slots
  • USB connectivity for use as a MIDI controller with programs such as Logic„¢, Reason„¢, and Garage Band„¢
  • Dual-direction whammy bar
  • Bridge Mute and exclusive finger-release mute
  • Record your own creations with the on-board MIDI recorder
  • Gameflex„¢ port expands connectivity to additional gaming platforms wirelessly
  • A truly mobile digital guitar, folding up to just under 19" in length
  • Standard guitar cable output for use with amplifiers
  • Stereo mini-headphone output for use with headphones/computer speakers
  • Stereo mini-headphone output for iPods„¢/iPhone„¢/iPad„¢
  • High Speed USB to MIDI
  • Legacy MIDI 5 pin connector
  • Uses 4 AA batteries or USB power.

Get ready to conquer new sonic realms with the innovative You Rock Guitar! Order yours now!

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