Roland GI-20 GK-MIDI Interface

Roland Updated: 2009-02-20 RSS
Roland GI-20 GK-MIDI Interface

If you're looking to enter the world of synthesis, sample-triggering or MIDI sequencing using your guitar or bass, then this is your box. The GI-20 GK-MIDI Interface detects the signal from any electric guitar or bass equipped with a GK-3, GK-3B or other 13-pin divided pickup, respectively, and lets you trigger synthesizers and samplers, or even record your playing as MIDI data. And with its built-in USB MIDI port, the GI-20 is perfect for computer-based recording setups.

* Powerful Guitar/Bass-MIDI interface ideal for turning your favorite synthesizer or MIDI module into a guitar synth
* Built-in USB MIDI port for computer connection
* Easy, knob-based controls and dedicated buttons for fast, intuitive operation
* Patch Memory lets you store user settings including "Play Feel", "Transpose/Mute" settings for each string, and Bank Select/Program Change messages for live performance
* Perfect size and configuration for use with Roland XV-2020 Synthesizer Module
* Flexible Transpose functions + 2 / - 3 octave with optional footswitch control

Guitar and Bass Synthesis Made Easy
Using a guitar or bass equipped with an optional GK-3, GK-3B or other 13-pin divided pickup, the GI-20 can be used to trigger virtually any MIDI-compatible synthesizer or sampler, as well as outputting your "natural" guitar sound for amplification.

Perfect for Computer Recording Setups
Thanks to its convenient USB MIDI port, the GI-20 lets you quickly connect your GK-equipped guitar or bass to a variety of computer-based recording systems.