Now Every Guitar Can Break the Rules
Variax® Standard combines legendary Line 6 innovation with renowned Yamaha craftsmanship, forming a versatile modern instrument that shatters the limitations of traditional guitars. Addictively playable with classic looks, Variax Standard gives you exceptional handcrafted quality—plus incredible Variax HD technology that puts it in a class of its own. Inspire your playing with a collection of the world’s most coveted vintage electrics, classic acoustics and exotic instruments. Switch up your tunings on the fly. You can even go beyond what’s physically possible and create the instrument of your dreams with Variax Workbench™ HD virtual custom shop software.
GROUNDBREAKING TECHNOLOGY. LEGENDARY TONE.
With Variax Standard, creating your own unique sound has never been easier. Variax HD technology delivers a wide variety of classic guitar models—each with exceptional detail, feel and response. Choose from an amazing collection of vintage electrics. Or inspire your playing with rare acoustics and eclectic instruments. You can even access alternate tunings—including Open G, DADGAD, Drop D, or any other custom tuning—with the turn of a knob.
CREATE ANY GUITAR YOU CAN IMAGINE
Variax Workbench™ HD software gives you complete control over every element of your Variax tone—so you can build the guitar of your dreams. Mix and match a wide range of body styles and pickup models to create your own unique guitar. The software takes you far beyond what’s possible in the physical realm so you can build virtually any guitar imaginable.
Thanks to the remarkable craftsmen at Yamaha, Variax Standard delivers the rock-solid build you’d expect from a high-quality guitar. The lightweight alder S-type body, one-piece maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, and proprietary tremolo bridge deliver total comfort and playability, while the custom-wound pickups serve up loads of sonically rich tone. Add in our proprietary Variax HD technology, and you get a guitar that goes above and beyond the call of duty.
A PRICELESS STRAT. AND SO MUCH MORE.
Everyone knows that a vintage Strat® has amazing tone. But for many of us, owning one is a dream rather than reality. Variax Standard delivers a rich, bold sound based on* a priceless ‘50s Strat®, minus the hum and buzz that can plague older instruments. Plus you’re not limited to the sound just one instrument—you can access dozens of classic guitars and pickup types to find your ideal tone. With Variax HD technology, you get an instrument that combines legendary tone with pure versatility, playability and innovation—all for a price that’s within reach.
No need to spend extra time and money upgrading your guitar—Variax Standard comes with high-quality components that set it apart from other guitars in its class. A lightweight alder body delivers clear, full-bodied sound with plenty of sustain. And the lubricated Graph Tech nut provides precise tuning stability to help you stay in tune as you bend strings.
CUSTOM-WOUND ALNICO PICKUPS
Want to take a break from guitar modeling and go old school for a bit? Variax Standard comes with three custom-wound single-coil Alnico V magnetic pickups that capture the every nuance of your playing with pristine accuracy. And if you want to go even further, you can also access over a dozen classic pickup types thanks to Variax HD technology.
* All product names used herein are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Line 6. These trademarks of other manufacturers are used solely to identify the products of those manufacturers whose tones and sounds were studied during Line 6’s sound model development. Strat is a registered trademark of Fender Musical Instrument Corp.
*90-day warranty on all factory refurbished items. Click HERE for more details.