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Open Box Fretlight FG-521 Electric Guitar with Built-in Lighted Learning System White

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This innovative guitar incorporates sleek lines and supple contours to fit snuggly to your body.The FG-521 has a robust, one-custom humbucker/two single-coil setup that provides you with a palette of ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
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$35199.00
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Overview

This innovative guitar incorporates sleek lines and supple contours to fit snuggly to your body.

The FG-521 has a robust, one-custom humbucker/two single-coil setup that provides you with a palette of tones to choose from. The Fretlight neck includes the patented Advanced Polymer Fretboard and the world's only built-in LED learning system. Finished with chrome hardware including a fixed bridge, a two-way truss rod and fully adjustable bridge saddles give you complete adjustability for a playing experience that can only be described as pure heaven. The Advanced Polymer Fretboard and Stratabond birch neck gives your tone a sustain that you've only dreamed about.

The updated Fretlight FG-500 guitar sports some significant changes, all aimed toward making the Fretlight the extremely easy guitar to play.

The FG-500's electronics have been upgraded to the Sonix Flash chipset, complete with onboard capability for future growth, and fully compatible with all existing Fretlight software. Its high efficiency electronics produce extremely bright and more consistent LED lights. Whether you're lighting a simple riff, or a scale across the entire fretboard, the lights will maintain a consistent brightness.

Additionally, all FG-500 guitars have a Stratabond neck. Stratabond is a state-of-the-art engineered hardwood that yields uncommon strength and rigidity across ever changing environmental conditions. Perfect for guitar necks that are susceptible to expansion and contraction due to varying humidity levels. The FG-500's Stratabond birch neck will provide very consistent performance for years to come.

The Fretlight lighted guitar learning system allows a player to light-up songs, over 5,000 chords and scale patterns, and riffs right on the neck of the Fretlight guitar. The Fretlight connects to a PC or Mac and there are lessons, songs and interactive videos available which all light up the guitar.

Included in this package: 

10 ft. Fretlight USB cable (Y connection for the Fretlight Dual Footswitch) 
Intermediate 101 complete interactive video lesson course (6 discs)
Fretlight guitar software installation disk which includes: Fretlight Studio software, Fretlight Owner's Manual (.pdf format)
Truss rod and bridge saddle wrenches
Guitar picks

Features

Body
Body shape: Double cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Not applicable
Body wood: Alder
Body finish: Gloss urethane
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Shape: C modern
Wood: Maple
Joint: Bolt-on
Scale length: 25.5"
Truss rod: Standard
Finish: Gloss urethane
Fretboard
Material: Polymer
Radius: 12"
Fret size: Medium jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Inlays: LED
Nut width: 1.64" (41.65mm)
Pickups
Configuration: SSH
Neck: Single-coil
Middle: Single-coil
Bridge: Humbucker
Brand: Fretlight
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Parallel
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: LED learning system
Controls
Control layout: Master volume, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 5-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Hardware
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: 6-saddle
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Enclosed
Color: Nickel
Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Powerful learning system
Case: Sold separately
Accessories: USB cable, software install disc
Country of origin: China
Fretlight Software Minimum Requirements: Windows 7 or higher or Mac OSX 10.7 or higher and 170MB of free hard disk space
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FretlightFG-521 Electric Guitar with Built-in Lighted Learning System
 
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2.0

Not ready for Prime Time

By Dewayne

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Comments about FG-521 Electric Guitar with Built-in Lighted Learning System:

The guitar itself is very well made. It has a very flat fret board likely due to the LEDs. Unfortunately the software to made this a real learning tool is remarkably archaic. I have a very powerful laptop with tons of RAM and processing power. The song selection as well as the startup material are on CD's which new computers do not have. You are then forced to do hour long downloads that refuse to operate well. REboot, remove mouse, reboot again and it may work for half the song then locks up. I believe they know they have an issue based on the faq's on the website and consequently are directing people to the wireless version as maybe that works? I called them prior to ordering and found that the foot switch doesn't work with the wireless guitar so I got the wired version. Unsure what to do from here.,

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