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Will Fret Zeppelin’s LED teaching system “transform how people learn guitar”?

When it comes to learning guitar, it appears LEDs will light the way for the next generation of players, at least according to Edge Tech Labs, with its Fret Zeppelin learning accessory.

Fret Zeppelin adheres to any standard guitar just above the frets and uses LED light technology to signal finger placement for any note, scale, chord or song.

It pairs wirelessly with an iOS/Android app, where budding guitarists can select basic chords and fingering; more advanced players can opt for custom songs, tunings and improvisation techniques.

Eagle-eyed fans of guitar tuition aids may note that the system looks very similar to FRETX, which we covered back in November, but Fret Zeppelin differs in that it covers more frets while packing a slim design and a whopping 4.6-million colour combinations.

Fret Zeppelin is available to preorder for $199 from Kickstarter.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.