As I’ve been speaking in my early post (here), I bought myself a guitar in order to learn how to play.
The guitar is an acoustic guitar with a sound card and an USB connection, in order to record what you’re playing on PC.
Some photos:

The Box

The box


Upper lid of the box

Another view of the box

Inside the box - guitar inside bag

Inside the box – guitar inside bag

Guitar out of the bag

Guitar out of the bag

View of the sound card and connector - take note of the battery compartment *missing in photo

View of the sound card and connector – take note of the battery compartment *missing in photo

View of the electric tuner and the jogs to adjust presence, treble, middle and bass frequencies

View of the electric tuner and the jogs to adjust presence, treble, middle and bass frequencies

View of the guitar or the top of the guitar

View of the guitar or the top of the guitar

View of the headstock

View of the headstock

View of the back of the guitar - a nice shiny dark brown color

View of the back of the guitar – a nice shiny dark brown color

View of the backside of the neck

View of the backside of the neck

This guitar is not sold as a beginner guitar, as I saw some guitars that are, and surely is not the top but for me, a beginner, is a good compromise between quality and price (paid 70 euro). Plus it acts as a classic, acoustic guitar and a electronic one due to the connections to an amplified speaker or, through the unamplified connector, to a mixer. I’m not cleared on the concept so…
With its incorporated tuner is surely a plus because I don’t know nothing or anyway next to zero stuff about guitar. About the tuner – it works with a 9V battery, type 6LR61V, has an automatic mode and a manual mode to tune the guitar. I personally recommand manual mode.
Let’s speak now about connecting it to a computer. It works with default drivers on Windows 7 64 bit version, is detected as an USB microphone and works with all programs that allow recording. The guitar comes with Magix MUsic Maker SE and, for the free software users, like me, it works also with Audacity. The best thing is that while recording, the enviromental noise is zero, because the program records only the guitar.
On Mac one program that I’m aware of working is GarageBand. On GNU/Linux is the same Audacity
TIP: before recording be sure to turn OFF the tuner, otherwise the program won’t record anything
The guitar feels good in my hands. Has nice finishes, a polished surface.
So…if you’re looking onto a guitar that you can use with your computer, I think that this could work for you.
Resources
The promo for the guitar on YouTube

Another video presentation on guitar

Guitar’s site on Jammin Pro: www.jamminpro.net

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