GTRS announce the W900 Intelligent Guitar

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GTRS announce the W900 Intelligent Guitar

Words by Lewis Noke Edwards

The GTRS W900 is a fanned fret, headless electric guitar with bluetooth capabilities, inbuilt effects and tones, and wireless functionality.

The W900, or Wing 900, is the latest offering from GTRS, who operate underneath Mooer, known for their compact, affordable and quality pedals. The W900 is a fanned fret, headless electric guitar with bluetooth capabilities, inbuilt effects and tones, and wireless functionality, all built into one tidy package. The W series are both alder bodies, the W900 featuring a 5-piece selected Roasted Flame Maple neck, Indian rosewood fingerboard and oxidation-resistant white copper frets. The W900 is available in Aurora Purple, Aurora Green or Aurora Pink finishes, Aurora being GTRS’s shifting, metallic colour finish. Despite all these premium woods and hardware, the W900 weighs just 2.5kg, the combination of fanned frets, light weight and headless design making a very ergonomic and comfortable design.

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Deviating from the more traditional HSS layout on the P and S-series, the W series features dual humbuckers, the W900 boasting a pair of GTRS HM-2N/HM-2B with Alnico V magnets. The guitar is tuned via the GTRS HL-l bridge system, offering supreme fine-tuning technology and simple intonation, action and radius adjustments.

The guitar’s effects are controlled by a Super-Knob, an intelligent control with a backlit rim to let you know it’s engaged, as well as some movement for different effects and sounds. There’s some more traditional controls as well, a master volume and tone in addition to a three way blade style switch to toggle between humbuckers. You can easily coax inspiring sounds from any of the 11 amp sims, 126 effects or any combination of those. Effects aside, the W900 has an 80 second looper, 10 different metronome sounds and settings, and plenty of drum loops to jam along with.

The wireless and bluetooth functionality elevate the W900, making them the ideal companion for the travelling musician – allowing them to be plugged into bluetooth speakers with a great sound on board where needed. Alternatively, the W900 functions like a regular electric and sounds great through a traditional amp if you have one available! The included GWU4 wireless is a 4-channel UHF with a distance of 15 metres, allowing you to comfortably play without getting tangled in cables while rehearsing, writing or just vibing.

For more information, head to GTRS. For local enquires, visit Jade MC.