Gibson has announced that its Pure Analog Engine Signal Processing platform, which drives the tech in its Firebird X, is to be opened up to third party application development
The Firebird X casued some traditionalists to suffer from shock while those wanting cutting edge tech in their guitars couldn't wait to get their fingers on the fretboard
The 'blue-bowling-ball' finish of the newest Firebird X models
With all consumer units of the limited edition Firebird X reportedly having been sold, Gibson is already looking to the future. The company has announced the forthcoming introduction of hundreds of thousands of guitars at various price points based on the new technology showcased in the somewhat controversial new model. To help this process along, the entire Firebird X system and its Pure-Analog Engine are to be opened up for third party application development.
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