Gibson Guitar Announces Second Wave of Robot Guitars

April 7, 2008

Guitarists worldwide have demanded another opportunity to own this revolutionary self-tuning guitar and Gibson USA has offered the opportunity through the introduction of the two new models. The debut of the Gibson Robot guitar in late 2007 was the most anticipated and talked about guitar launch of its time. The Limited Edition Robot Guitar was available in stores on a Friday and were sold out on Monday. As a result of the immediate sale, thousands demanded another opportunity for a Gibson Robot guitar model using the amazing self-tuning robotic technology. In answer to the public demand, Gibson is now offering the Gibson Robot LP Studio Ltd. from Gibson USA. The model features a performance safeguard which secures the cord into the guitar and all the power and tone of a traditional Les Paul. The model features the Robot automatic tuning and is available for a limited time and in limited quantity in Purple Metallic finish.  MSRP is $3,999 USD.

Also being introduced is the Gibson Robot SG Special Ltd.  The debut of the SG model comes on the heels of repeated demand from guitarists for a model sporting the SG style with the robotic self-tuning technology. The model features a performance safeguarding Neutrik Jak which secures the cord into the guitar and offers classic styling, performance and power of a legendary SG. The Gibson Robot SG Special Ltd. model is also offered for a limited time and in a limited quantity in Purple Metallic  finish. MSRP is $3,599. High res images for press of both models are available at A list of select dealers is available at

Gibson is known worldwide for producing classic models in every major style of fretted instrument, including acoustic and electric guitars, mandolins, and banjos. Gibson’s HD.6X-PRO Digital Guitar and the Gibson Robot Guitar represent the biggest advances in electric guitar design in over 70 years. Founded in 1894 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and headquartered in Nashville since 1984, Gibson Guitar Corp.’s family of brands now includes Epiphone, Dobro, Maestro, Kramer, Steinberger, Tobias, Echoplex, Electar, Flatiron, Gibson Baldwin Music Education, Slingerland, Valley Arts, Maestro, Oberheim, Sunshine Piano, Take Anywhere Technology, Baldwin, J Fischer, Chickering, Hamilton, and Wurlitzer. Visit Gibson’s website at or

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