THIS GUITAR BREAKS ALL THE RULES
Push the boundaries of your creativity.
No other instrument in the world will spark your creativity like a James Tyler® Variax® guitar. Dial up a world of amazing sounds and change tunings on the fly. Instantly get the tones you need for any studio session or gig. Create any guitar you can imagine. With innovative technology, legendary craftsmanship and incredible playability, James Tyler Variax gives you the power to take your inspiration further than ever before.
Explore a collection of amazing sounds.
With James Tyler Variax, 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. Your own virtual custom shop.
Variax Workbench™ HD software gives you complete control over every element of your James Tyler 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.Learn more
Looks incredible. Sounds even better.
James Tyler Variax is a work of art worthy of hanging on your wall. Each guitar is built under the highest standards of craftsmanship—from premium tonewood bodies and rosewood fingerboards to custom pickups wound to Tyler’s specs. The built-in Variax HD technology is completely transparent, so the beauty and playability of the instrument is never compromised. You can be certain your guitar will play beautifully—and sound incredible.
THE ULTIMATE FULL-RANGE RIG
Limitless sonic possibilities.
Individually, the James Tyler Variax guitar, POD® HD500X multi-effects processor and the StageSource® L2t or L2m loudspeaker are powerful sonic tools. But collectively, they form the ultimate integrated full-range rig—and provide limitless sonic possibilities. With the press of a single footswitch, you can change sounds, routing, instruments, effects and tuning—instantly transforming your setup into virtually any rig.
HANDCRAFTED US CUSTOM SHOP MODELS ALSO AVAILABLE
The ultimate in quality and design.
Amazing tone. Impeccable design. Incredible playability. James Tyler Variax US Custom Series guitars are instruments of the highest caliber—delivering pure sonic inspiration. Each guitar is handcrafted in the United States and built to rigorous standards using premium tonewoods and components—forming a stunning instrument of unmatched quality.