ROLAND G-808

  • Roland G-808, electric guitar synth controller

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1980 to 1984

ROLAND manufactured the G-808 between 1980 and 1984. It was designed as a controller for the Roland GR-300 guitar synthesizer and was the top of the guitar synth controller range offered by Roland.

Specifications (18)

Controls

Pickup selector controls1 pickup selector switch, 3 synth control switches
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelRoland PU-114H pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups, hexaphonic pickups

General

Made inJapan
Configurationguitar synth controller
Number of strings6 strings

Body

Body materialash body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway
Body top materialwalnut body top

Hardware

Bridgetune-o-matic bridge
Hardware colorgold hardware
Tailpiecestop tailpiece

Neck

Neck jointneck through body
Neck materialmahogany neck, maple neck
Number of frets22 fret
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Prices (5)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1982$1200new
2014$1200excellentjack
198538000 ESP goodmichel
2014$600good
2016RM5800excellentIvonCame complete Roland gr300, case, manuals, cables. All in perfect condition.

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