The new Variax Limited Edition Onyx guitar offers guitarists the opportunity to own a limited-run instrument that is not only visually striking, but also delivers a wide range of tones and alternate tunings via Variax HD modeling. Each guitar features a translucent-black finish over a flamed-maple veneer top, with a matching headstock overlay, a Limited Edition insignia, and a numbered neck plate.
Leading Edge Technology, Legendary Tones— Variax HD Modeling lets you to choose from a collection of legendary 6- and 12-string electric and acoustic guitars, and more exotic instruments such as resonator, banjo, and sitar—all with realistic sound and feel. You can even access alternate tunings such as Open G, DADGAD, and Drop D—as well as your own custom tunings—with the turn of a knob.
Create Any Guitar You Can Imagine— The Variax Workbench HD application gives you complete control over every element of your Variax tone, enabling you to assemble the guitar of your dreams. Mix and match a wide range of body styles and pickup models to create your own unique instrument. Variax Workbench HD takes you far beyond what’s possible in the physical realm, allowing you to build virtually any guitar imaginable.
Superb Workmanship— Built by the remarkable artisans at Yamaha, the Variax Limited Edition Onyx guitar is a high-quality, rock-solid guitar. The lightweight alder S-type body, one-piece maple neck with Macassar ebony fingerboard, and proprietary tremolo bridge deliver total comfort and playability, while the pickups serve up sonically rich tones. Add in our Variax HD modeling, and the result is a truly inspiring instrument.
Performance Upgrades— No need to spend extra time and money upgrading your guitar—the Variax Limited Edition Onyx guitar comes with high-quality components that set it apart from other guitars in its class. For example, the lubricated Graph Tech nut helps you stay in tune even when aggressively bending strings.
Yamaha Alnico V Single-Coil Pickups— Want to take a break from guitar modeling and go old school for a while? The Variax Limited Edition Onyx guitar comes with three Alnico V single-coil pickups that capture every nuance of your playing with pristine accuracy.