For our last CES post of 2008, we bring you this live preview of Gibson’s self-tuning “Robot Guitar” — courtesy of Nilay Patel. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.
The self-tuning axe actually weighs a little less than a regular Les Paul, even though it has gigantic motorized tuners and all that extra circuitry. To activate the system, you pull out a special tone knob and select one of the eight or so presets, and then simply strum until the lights flash blue three times