Ultimate versatility. The Line 6 JTV-69S James Tyler Variax lets you enter the world of guitar modelling. With Variax HD technology, you can change guitar models and tunings on the fly. Ever wanted to start a song with warm acoustic tones then quickly change to raw, powerful rock? With the Variax system, it's as easy as flicking a switch.
Designed by master luthier James Tyler, not only do you get the amazing Variax system, you also get a guitar that's excellent in its own right. The three single-coil pickups are wound to James Tyler's precise specifications - providing clear, classic tones. And with a comfortable Tyler '59 neck profile, you can play for hours. Discover a guitar without limits.
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Every guitar in one. Have you ever needed to change guitars when performing live? If you have done this, you know how hard it can be. Now with the James Tyler Variax modelling guitar, you can do all this with the twist of a knob. Using Variax HD technology, you have the flexibility to instantly change between 60 meticulously modelled sounds. With everything from classic Strat sounds to full-bodied acoustics, the Variax is loaded with everything you need to play a full spectrum of genres.
The Variax doesn't only offer different guitar models, it also lets you change the tuning of the guitar on the fly. The alternate tuning knob lets you easily swap between 11 customisable tuning presets. Gone are the days of retuning between songs or swapping guitars. The Variax lets you play in any tuning you want. Not only is this useful for live performances, it's also great for playing at home or for quick tuning changes when laying down tracks in the studio - so you can just let your creativity run free.
Let your imagination run wild. If you want to dive deeper into creating a unique sound, Variax Workbench HD software lets you customise the tones available from your Variax guitar. Mix and match different guitar bodies and pickup types to make a sound that is truly your own. You can even adjust things like the pickups' position, level, and wiring.
There's more. It also lets you adjust the pitch and volume of each string along parallel pitch for creating a 12-string sound. This advanced control allows you to intricately sculpt your sound until it's just right. Get truly creative with a world of new possibilities.
Along with its unique tonal options, the JTV-69S also provides a recognisable playing experience. Thanks to its 22.5" scale length, and rounded Tyler '59 neck profile, you will feel right at home when you pick up this guitar. The maple neck fits comfortably in your hand, allowing you to glide to any of the 22 frets with ease. And thanks to the Variax system, you have the amazing playability of this slim electric guitar, with the sound of a cumbersome hollow body or gigantic acoustic - so you are always able to play at your best.
Classic design. Master luthier James Tyler is renowned for creating impeccably playable instruments. Now his collaboration with Line 6 has resulted in this elegant creation. A lightweight alder body provides a clear, full-bodied sound, while a maple neck with Macassar ebony fretboard adds extra attack and sustain.
Everything from the rounded neck profile to the floating tremolo bridge has been designed by James Tyler to provide great tone, amazing playability, and excellent tuning stability. Vintage-voiced single coil Alnico pickups are wound to James Tyler's exact specifications - providing a clear, classic sound. It’ll sound great on its own, or can be blended with the Variax system to create a completely unique tone.