Carvin has introduced the NS1 Nylon Synth Access guitar ($1,299 for a limited time; $1,399 regular price), a nylon string acoustic guitar with a MIDI output.
In terms of looks, the NS1 has gold-plated hardware, a 4A flame maple top, a chambered mahogany body , a mahogany neck, an ebony fingerboard, and more than a dozen different color options.
The instrument's main features include a Graph Tech Hexaphonic pickup and preamp electronics; a 13-pin Hexaphonic output that is MIDI compatible with most synths; stacked volume for the MIDI output and piezo acoustic pickup; stacked treble and bass cut/boost controls; stacked mid cut/boost and mid sweep controls; ¼-inch piezo acoustic outputs; and a mini toggle switch.
The NS1 Nylon Synth Access guitar is expected to ship in April, 2007. For more information, visit www.carvin.com.