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Item Reviews for: ION Audio Discover Guitar USB with Guitar Link Cable  -  ION DGUSB LIST

great value
By: Randy from Oklahoma City, OK USA      Submitted: 11/24/2013

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General What is your overall opinion of this product? Software loaded fairly easy. Guitar needs a little TLC on the sharp frets. Takes some doing to get the sound to work. Very happy with this purchase. Quality What is your opinion of the quality of this product? How does it work for different genres of music? Guitar and hardware is as good as the real thing. Takes awhile to configure sound. 2 amp models and lots of effects. Like the tuner. Feel Heavy, fast, chunky? How was the neck? Are the controls easy to get to while playing? Feels just like any other strat copy. Had to file down sharp edges of frets. No big deal. Tone How is the tone? Bright and snappy? Dark and smooth? Were the pickups hot, mellow, thick or thin? Pickups seem to be nice and hot. Plugged into my full stack and sounded great. Software sound seemed to degrade after about 10 minutes of playing. Had to reload the program to get back to normal. Finish How did the stain or paint job look? Surprised the paint finish was so nice and durable. Very nice looking guitar Value Did you get what you were expecting for the price? How does it compare to similar products in the same price range? Software alone is worth the price, let alone the USB cord. Guitar is as good as any other strat copy. Great value. Playability How was the action out of the box? After filing down the sharp edges of the frets, played pretty good. Will need to adjust the bridge. No fret buzz or warp. Very good guitar. Once the frets are smooth and bridge adjusted, just like the real thing.
It really is a great buy!
By: BIZ from UNITED STATES OF AMERICA      Submitted: 11/13/2013

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General What is your overall opinion of this product? The guitar is real nice it plays just like a stratocaster ought to, sounds great. The software is r great but I cannot get the guitar to sound the computer and the download wizard needs windows seven, so maybe I need another computer l.o.l. Quality What is your opinion of the quality of this product? How does it work for different genres of music? The quality not so great but if you need something for the Grand kids to knock around and not make a face hurt feelings this is the one. I played some Van Halen on today and it was dead on brown sound,then I played Tesla still dead on , what more do you need. Feel Heavy, fast, chunky? How was the neck? Are the controls easy to get to while playing? Light weight, fast neck , easy shredding. Controls are right by your strumming hand. Tone How is the tone? Bright and snappy? Dark and smooth? Were the pickups hot, mellow, thick or thin? Tone was a little weak but still with a good amp,and pedals wont be a problem. Finish How did the stain or paint job look? The paint was nice. Value Did you get what you were expecting for the price? How does it compare to similar products in the same price range? You really get more bang for the buck , great deal AMS. Playability How was the action out of the box? INTONATION WAS RIGHT ON JUST HAD ADD SOME NEW STRINGS.
Better Than Expected
By: Brett Tucker      Submitted: 7/11/2013

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General Your general opinion of this product. Overall, I am impressed with this product. Admittedly, I bought it with very low expectations, as I really just needed a cheap stage smasher. That said, when I got it, I actually got to appreciate the value of what I got for $56. The software and the cable (USB to jack) alone are worth the money. Quality Would you consider this product to be made well? How dependable? The guitar is actually pretty well made. I especially like the whiskey burst finish--better than just a straight up black or other solid to hide wood imperfections. The neck seems to have a matte finish too, which is nice for comfort, especially if you tend to have sweaty/sloppy hands. I didn't have fret troubles, as they seemed to be sanded. Remember, this isn't an American made Fender Strat or anything like that, but it definitely makes the grade for a decent starter model. Tone Bright and snappy? Dark and smooth? Were the pickups hot, mellow, thick, thin? Tone was pretty good. Remember, I bought it as a stage smasher, so I am playing it through a 10 year old Johnson 20 watt Chinese amp... However, I will say that the guitar delivers a respectable tone that you would expect of many strat copies out there. Probably ranks more in the Austin and Squire range--never expected to be a G&L or Mexicali. Once again, for a beginner who wouldn't know the difference, it's respectable. The guitar overall has a nice bright tone. Finish How did the stain or paint job look? This part actually impressed me. Like I said above, the whiskey burst is actually a decent deal considering they could have given you some hunk of knotty old wood parts and paint it solid. I may be biased to natural finish guitars, but I am for good reason. This was actually another part of goodness considering the price.
for the price its a winner
By: Keith from Ridgefield wa. USA      Submitted: 1/1/2013

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Quality Would you consider this product to be made well? How dependable? I had to sand frets so sharp cut my hand,,,,,used sand paper ok now General Your general opinion of this product. great product still using it recording music one problem was the fret ends Tone Bright and snappy? Dark and smooth? Were the pickups hot, mellow, thick, thin? after adjustments played hot Finish How did the stain or paint job look? a beautiful guitar tho on heavy side
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