What makes it super?
It tunes itself, but while Gibson’s Robot system houses the string motors in the tuners, the Super-Matic’s Trev Wilkinson-designed ATDHT440 bridge is where all the magic happens. We expect Wilkinson to sell ATDHT440s by the bucketload if they become available as a retrofit for Strats.
There are six built-in presets which you can programme yourself if the factory tunings aren't to your taste. Apart from a small lozenge-shaped LED readout on the bass-side and a simple push-switch operating 'OP' button that accesses self-tuning and the unit's other functions on the treble side, the rest of the instrument is pretty standard. However, it’s worth noting that the Fret-King Super-Matic is not only the most efficient and affordable self-tuning guitar to date, but it's also flying the flag for British innovation.
FULL REVIEW: Fret-King Super-Matic
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