Vox Starstream Type-1, Metallic Red & See-Through Semi-Gloss Black

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  • Mango Wood Body with Sleek 3D Frame
  • Maple Neck with 22 Fret Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Unique Electric/Acoustic Guitar Tones
  • Additional Synth and Sitar Sounds
  • Humbucking and Piezo Pickups

Vox Starstream Type-1, Metallic Red & See-Through Semi-Gloss Black

The Vox Starstream Type-1 is an innovative new electric guitar which features a unique body design and impressive on board AREOS-D System which can be used to emulate acoustic guitars, synths and even sitars. Featuring a 22 fret Rosewood fingerboard the Starstream provides a natural guitar playability but can be used to act as a range of instruments with effects via the powerful on board digital sound processor. The Vox Starstream Type-1 is the ultimate guitar for experimental players or guitarists who require an array of tones at the flick of a switch.

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Innovative Mango Wood Body

Designed to provide maximum comfort and optimized playability the Starstream Type-1 breaks the mould of traditional guitar design to offer a lightweight and stylish body. Featuring an impressive Mango wood centre section the Starstream Type-1 offers a resonant sound with smooth and rich sustain to provide a traditional style guitar tone. Furthermore, the Mango wood body is paired with a bolt-on Maple neck to deliver an quick and dynamic playability.

AREOS-D Control Module

Many hours of testing, revising and reconfiguring the placement and purpose of all controls on the Control Module ensure that you will have the clearest, easiest and most flexible functions at your command. There are no confusing complicated submenus - everything you need to have a seamless (and most importantly, musically creative) experience with the Starstream Type-1 has been developed to be convenient for every player.

Guitar Models and Overdrive

Not only does the Vox Starstream Type-1 realistically emulate both electric and acoustic guitars, it also features digital overdrive which can be added and modified within the control module for on the fly adjustments. Including 5 electric guitar models and 6 acoustic models the Vox Starstream is extremely versatile and is the perfect choice for players who require an array of tones and instant switching capabilities.

Synth Modelling

Research during the development of the Starstream Type-1 showed that players nearly unanimously requested the instrument include classic synth models that track and provide user control over sound-shaping parameters during performance. Most attempts to get pitch-to-MIDI synth patches for guitar to track cleanly have been disappointing. Using highly developed DSP logic and fine tuning information from the string resulted in synth sounds that can be played more comfortably than on most guitar synths with less fear of glitches or missed notes.

For a full instrument list, please see the image above.


  • Exclusively developed AREOS-D system, uses the guitar’s magnetic pickups to create the electric guitar models for greater realism and accuracy
  • Nine banks of instruments with three variations in each plus
  • Two user banks to store up to six favourites
  • Five banks with classic and modern electric single coil and humbucking sounds, plus three variations of electric 12-string.
  • Two acoustic banks featuring six different guitars including small body, large body, 12-string and nylon string instruments
  • Banjo, sitar and resonator models featured on the ‘Other’ bank
  • The Special bank contains two synthesizer variations (Synth and Bass Synth)
  • For Synth, you can control both Decay and Attack parameters at once using the Tone knob
  • Using the Tone control, both Envelope and Resonance parameters are adjusted simultaneously for Bass Synth
  • On board Drive and Reverb (model dependent) control for real-time adjustments to gain or reverb depth.
  • FX push button with an LED for instantaneous on/off switching of Reverb or Drive effect
  • Synth sounds track effortlessly and respond dynamically to touch, pick attack and vibrato
  • Simple, intuitive volume, tone and three-way model variation selector controls make changes quick and easy
  • 1/4” output for live performance or recording and 1/8” output for use with headphones for private listening and practice
  • 22 Fret bolt-on hard maple neck with rosewood fingerboard with 12” radius
  • Uniquely sculpted mango body
  • 2 x XLM humbucking pickups
  • 2-point fulcrum vibrato


Body & Bridge

  • Body: Mango
  • Construction: Bolt-On
  • Finish: Metallic Red Frame with See-Through Semi-Gloss Black Body
  • Bridge: 2-Point Tremolo

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck Profile: C
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Scale Length: 25.125”
  • Nut Width: 43 mm

Hardware & Electronics

  • Electronics: AREOS-D System
  • Controls: 3 Position Model Switch, Group Selector, Volume, Tone, Drive/Reverb, Power, FX, Write
  • Bridge Pickup: Vox XLM Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Vox XLM Humbucker
  • Additional Pickup: Piezo Pickup in each saddle
  • Number of Sounds: 27 (9 banks x 3)
  • User Programs: 6 (2 Banks x 3)
  • Outputs: 1 x 1/4” Jack (Guitar Output), 1 x 1/8” Jack (Headphone)
  • Power Requirements: 4 x AA Batteries
  • Includes: Tremolo Arm, Adjustment Wrench, Gig Bag