iPad/iPhone compatible Stratocaster released

Posted Nov 7, 2012 at 6:15am

The Squier by Fender USB Stratocaster, featuring a built-in audio interface which allows players to record directly on to their Mac, PC or IOS device, is now available on the Apple Store.

While many USB solutions for guitarists already exist on the market, the USB Strat represents the first attempt by a major manufacturer to provide an all-in-one recording and playing solution.

Priced at $199.95, the USB Strat includes a type Mini-B USB connector, which is compatible with a number of IOS devices including the iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone4, iPod touch as well as first and second generation iPads and PCs.

Also included are a 1/8" stereo headphone jack, headphone volume control and on-board headphone amp, meaning players can monitor their signal directly from the guitar.

As well as IOS connectivity, the USB Strat also features standard controls and a 1/4" jack, ensuring the guitar can still be used as a traditional electric.

For more information, visit the Apple Store.