large image

Trusted Reviews is supported by its audience. If you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Fusion Guitar is an electric guitar you can use with your iPhone

Most electric guitars require a whole set-up including speakers and a recording studio. But not the Fusion Guitar.

It has speakers built-in, so you can entertain crowds wherever you are without needing a roadie to help carry your kit. Both speakers are 30W and contain a high/mid-range driver. It also has an iPhone dock – slot your handset in, and it effectively becomes the recording studio, letting you lay down and store tracks for listening back.

But of course it can do a lot more too. Thanks to the power of the iPhone, you can upload your tracks using SoundCloud, AirDrop, iMessage, email, Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and more.

It also doubles as a controller for your guitar, bringing up effects, knobs to twiddle, amplifier modelling, 8-track recording, access to sheet music and even guitar tutorials.

The built-in lithium-ion 11.1V 3,200mAh battery recharges in just over an hour, and lets you play for 12. You won’t need a power socket, so you can play out in the open air unencumbered.

Read more: Guitar Hero Live preview

If you want to switch back to a regular electric guitar for a while, it also has a standard 1/4-inch guitar jack socket, so it can work as a normal electric guitar without any iPhone processing. The neck extends though the body to the bridge which is attached to the neck/body extension, which gives it the tone of a traditional electric guitar.

It’s well on its way to its $35,000 funding goal. If successful, it will ship early next year.

Why trust our journalism?

Founded in 2003, Trusted Reviews exists to give our readers thorough, unbiased and independent advice on what to buy.

Today, we have millions of users a month from around the world, and assess more than 1,000 products a year.

author icon

Editorial independence

Editorial independence means being able to give an unbiased verdict about a product or company, with the avoidance of conflicts of interest. To ensure this is possible, every member of the editorial staff follows a clear code of conduct.

author icon

Professional conduct

We also expect our journalists to follow clear ethical standards in their work. Our staff members must strive for honesty and accuracy in everything they do. We follow the IPSO Editors’ code of practice to underpin these standards.