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  GR-300 At a Glance
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Emory Stagmer ( writes:
This is a GR-guitar unit ONLY (GR505,GR707,GR808,or GK-1 add on pickup).It's pure analog so the sounds are pretty limited, but within thatsoundscape you can usually find what you want quickly and get back to itnear-real-time. There are no presets - this is like playing an instrument,not a synth really (as we think of them today anyway...) Pat Metheny madethis thing famous (in my mind anyway) on his albums in the late 70s/early80s. It tracks like lightning since it's pure analog - I've never beenable to out play it (I'm not the fastest guitar player in the world, butit's quick!) ALSO when used on a guitar with a double locking tremelo, youcan bend the darn thing until the strings are hanging off the guitar andthe synth will stay right with you - no zippering either! Try that on anymodern guitar-to-MIDI converter!

Comments About the Sounds:
The GR-300 has a pretty limited soundscape, but within that the analog isfast and fat. The filters are just great and the thing tracks likenobody's business.

(Thanks to Emory Stagmer for this info.)
and Robert Frost for the pic

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