Guitar type MIDI controller "jamstik +" that can connect wirelessly to iPhone · Mac and can also be used for full-scale music production

It has a compact and lightweight body, a guitar type MIDI controller that can be connected to iOS terminal, Mac, and Windows PC with Bluetooth via USBJamstik +"is. Although the body is small, it corresponds to a 5 octave range, and a dedicated pickup is mounted to achieve highly accurate tracking.

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What kind of product jamstik + is, you can see it by seeing the following movie and so on.

This guitar type instrument is jamstik +. The overwhelmingly short neck with only 5 frets is a feature of the appearance, and from that appearance it is a headless guitar base that gained popularity from the 1980s to the 1990sSteinbergerThere should be many people reminiscent of.

The biggest feature of jamstik + is that it can be used as a MIDI controller by connecting with iPhone, iPad, PC and Mac.

By using a dedicated application, you can practice guitar at any time.

Also, by playing the string of jamstik +, it is also possible to sound the sound source built in smartphone or tablet. It is also possible to sound not only the guitar, but also sound sources such as piano and strings, and even drums.

Also, a compact body is one of the benefits of jamstik +.

Thanks to its small bulky body, you can carry it to various places just by inserting it in a bag etc.

It is a feature of jamstik + that you can easily use it by taking out by suddenly in a moving car etc.

Note that jamstik + is a predecessor modelJamstikNew version that improved performance. Power saving Bluetooth (BLEIn addition to becoming usable for a longer period of time by mounting it, it was possible to make a more natural performance feeling by installing the same magnet pickup as a general electric guitar.

It is possible to use it as a MIDI controller by connecting with BLE using iOS terminal as well as Mac. For Windows, USB connection is recommended, but in Windows 10 wireless connection with BLE will be possible. As for the Android terminal, there are problems with the number of terminals supporting MIDI and latency (delay), so it seems that satisfactory response has not been realized at this time.

By connecting with Mac and Windows,Pro ToolsYaAbleton Live,FL Studio(Fruity Loops) and other DAW software to make it possible to utilize it for music production.

A state of the people actually playing with jamstik +. The impressions such as "Wow" and "Awesome" were raised one after another.

Jamstik + is about 40 cm in total length and about 1 kg in weight and is a device with a body that is compact and lightweight so that it is not comparable with ordinary guitars. Fingers holding frets are now being sensed by infrared sensors, and it also supports rendition style like vibrato and choking. It corresponds to the tone range of 5 octaves by changing the setting of the main body. In addition, as mentioned above, it is possible to connect with an external device by BLE, and the internal battery can drive for 8 hours.

If you use the special application "jam Tutor" or "jam mix" you can practice the guitar, play it according to the performance of the back and do simple music production.

This jamstik + is a cloud funding siteKickstarterWe are looking for investment in. About 50,000 dollars (about 6 million yen) of the target amount, about 510,000 dollars (about 61 million yen) contributions are gathered from approximately 2000 investors all over the world at the time of article creation.

The early discount Early Bird plan has already been filled, but at the time of writing the article it is possible to get 1 jamstik + with $ 229 (about 28,000 yen). Color can be selected from 3 colors of black · blue · white.

Furthermore, in the case of investment of $ 259 (about 31,000 yen), a dedicated carrying case is set. It is $ 499 (about 60,000 yen) in the case of jamstik + with case with jamstik + 2 cases, about 449 dollars (about 54,000 yen), and $ 1899 dollars (about 230,000 yen) There are also plans that set up jamstik + and cases as 8 sets.

For shipping outside the United States, a shipping fee of 50 dollars to 300 dollars (about 6000 yen to 36,000 yen) is required separately according to the number. The deadline of investment is Japan time on May 7, 2015 (Thursday) 13: 59, and shipping time is scheduled around June 2015.

Jamstik + The SmartGuitar by Zivix - Kickstarter

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