NAMM 2013: Line 6 Introduces New James Tyler Variax JTV-89F Guitar

Published 10 years ago on January 26, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Line 6 has unveiled a new addition to the James Tyler Variaxfamily with the introduction of the JTV-89F Guitar featuring aFloyd Rose licensed double-locking tremolo system by Graph Tech andthe ability to virtually tune down a whole octave without impactingplayability or intonation.


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PRESS RELEASE - Line 6 is pleased to introduceJTV-89F, the newest member of the acclaimed James Tyler® Variax®family. With a Floyd Rose® licensed double-locking tremolo systemby Graph Tech and the ability to virtually tune down a whole octavewithout impacting playability or intonation, JTV-89F is ready tothrow down like the hammer of Thor.

"JTV-89F is a killer addition to the James Tyler Variax family,"said Max Gutnik, Vice President of Product Management, Line 6."Many players of heavier styles have been asking for a Variax witha double-locking tremolo, and we heard them-even over all theshredding."

The ultimate recording guitar, James Tyler Variax can sound likean entire collection of instruments. By combining patented,industry-leading Line 6 modeling with boutique-style craftsmanship,JTV-89F delivers an extreme range of tones within a singleguitar.

The Floyd Rose licensed double-locking tremolo system by GraphTech is designed for rock-solid stability even in the face ofserious abuse. The custom-designed bridge includes built-in piezocrystals that flawlessly translate the Variax guitar tone anddynamics. The precision piezos are housed inside a set of GraphTech String Saver™ saddles, which are highly resistant to rust,corrosion or perspiration-ideal for sweat-stained stages andbeer-soaked venues. In addition, JTV-89F features a classicsix-in-line headstock configuration that further enhances tuningstability.

For more information:  Line6


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