New Gear NAMM 2010

May 1, 2010

You wouldn’t know that economic uncertainty is still gripping the nation from the traffic at the 2010 NAMM show in Anaheim, California, January 14-17. On opening day—typically a tad slow as it’s held on a Thursday—the aisles were so crowded that it was difficult getting through the halls to see all the gear. The “gear fever” continued throughout the weekend, and so many new products were unveiled that we decided to not only post myriad updates online as the show was happening, but also to assign NAMM a chunk of magazine pages to keep GP readers informed about all the goodies. Even then, we still couldn’t hit all the great releases, so stay tuned to our ongoing new gear updates at, as well as in future issues of GP. Whatever happens with the U.S. economy, for the guitar obsessed, it seems that new gear joy is upon us for 2010!

gp0510_newg_bossME25Boss ME-25

$276 retail




gp0510_newg_cortCort X-6 VPR

$475 retail








gp0510_newg_EagleBCRichB.C. Rich Archtop Eagle

$599 retail








gp0510_newg_charvelCharvel San Dimas Style 1

What Electric guitar.
Price $1,099 retail








gp0510_newg_cordobaCordoba Iberia C9

$799 street









Dean Markley Helix HD

$12 retail








gp0510_newg_dunlopDunlop JC95 Jerry Cantrell Signature Cry Baby

$159 street






gp0510_newg_espESP LTD FX-360

$829-$859 retail



Epiphone-SST-StudioEpiphone SST Studio

$582 retail



gp0510_newg_fenderFender Acoustasonic Tele

$1,250 retail









gp0510_newg_fishmanFishman Aura Sixteen

$199 street









gp0510_newg_framusFramus Diablo 7-string

$4,368-$5,464 retail









gp0510_newg_ElixirElixir NANOWEB 7-string set

$30 retail









gp0510_newg_digitechDigiTech JamMan Solo

$309 retail









gp0510_newg_HKHughes & Kettner Coreblade Metal 2010

$2,499 street




gp0510_newg_ibanezIbanez RGA72TQM

$866 retail









gp0510_newg_gretschGretsch G6120EC Eddie Cochran Tribute

$12,000 retail









gp0510_newg_klevKyser K-Lever Partial Open-G Capo.

$40 retail







gp0510_newg_lagLAG Tramontane Stage Range T300DCE

$925 retail









gp0510_newg_inspiredInspired Instruments You Rock Guitar

(hybrid MIDI guitar/game controller) $199 retail









gp0510_newg_jacksonJackson JS32T King V

$489 retail









gp0510_newg_marshMarshall JMD100

$1,500 retail





gp0510_newg_mesaMesa Engineering TransAtlantic TA-15

$899 street






gp0510_newg_planetPlanet Waves Tru-Strobe

$127 retail









Ovation DJ Ashba Limited Edition DJA34-CHB ChromeBone

$639 retail









Peavey 6534+

$1,399 retail




gp0510_newg_orangeOrange TT15C-10 Tiny Terror

$859 street









gp0510_newg_martin2Martin Performing Artist GPCPA1

$3,999 retail









gp0510_newg_seymourSeymour Duncan STK-S10 YJM Fury

$110 retail ($449 for loaded pickguard)






gp0510_newg_radialRadial Engineering Bones Vienna Chorus

$150 street









gp0510_newg_recordRecording King ROS-06

$247 street









PRS SE Torero

$1,589 retail









gp0510_newg_schecter2Schecter Solo Special

$729 retail









Roland AC-33

$558 retail








Rocktron Third Angel Distortion

$169 retail









gp0510_newg_randallRandall Nuno Bettencourt Signature NB King 112

$1,999 retail








gp0510_newg_squireSquire Bullet Strat with Tremolo HSS

$199 retail









Sony PCM-M10

$399 retail









gp0510_newg_taylorTaylor 8-String Baritone

$3,998 retail









gp0510_newg_traynorTraynor Dark Horse 15H






gp0510_newg_takaTakamine EF451DLX

$3,999 retail








gp0510_newg_sourceSource Audio Soundblox Pro Classic Distortion

$219 street










Tascam DR-2d

$299 street









gp0510_newg_sansTech 21 SansAmp Character Series U.S. Steel

$225 retail









gp0510_newg_treganTregan SyrenXT Sphynx

$1,459 retail






gp0510_newg_wavesWaves The Eddie Kramer Collection

$830 retail









gp0510_newg_voxVox HDC-77

$2,000 retail







Yamaha NTX1200R

$1,699 retail

gp0510_newg_waldenWalden CN4070-CERT

$1,699 retail







Washburn WD5S Black Knight

$263 retail








gp0510_newgzoomZoom G2Nu

$199 retail

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