The “revolutionary” and patented i-tab for the first time ever offers guitarists a pocket-sized unit that scrolls chords and lyrics in perfect time.
The i-tab allows users to download backing tracks and video cover lessons from a massive library of fully legal tabs, tracks and lessons on www.i-tab.com.
The tab store will be launched with over 5,000 songs, including METALLICA, AC/DC, GREEN DAY, PANTERA, FOO FIGHTERS, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and many more. i-tab expect the library to grow at over 500 songs per week and welcome suggestions which can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once downloaded, the i-tab sits conveniently at the end of your guitar and acts as the ultimate prompt, giving you a seamless, clear display of chords and lyrics at the tempo of your choice. Now you can take your tab library with you wherever you go and this really will be your best friend on your guitar.
Ideal for players of every level, the i-tab will help you learn songs, remember lyrics whilst storing hundreds of tabs, backing tracks and reels of video. A 4GB memory gives you plenty of room to organize your songs into handy playlists and build your own song library. If you are learning to play you can also download i-tab’s free tuition video modules to help you along. Funky video cover lessons will help build your portfolio of cool songs for gigs and parties.
The i-tab unit has a five-inch touch screen, in-built speaker and comes with headphones, stylus, USB connector, power charger, soft carry pouch and weighs in at only 0.14kg. The i-tab comes with 30 free song tabs, including METALLICA (“For Whom the Bell Tolls”), AC/DC (“Highway To Hell”) and IRON MAIDEN (“The Number of The Beast”). It also includes TV out leads so you can play synchronized chords, lyrics and backing tracks through the player or through your TV and everyone can sing along!
The i-tab is available to purchase now through http://www.i-tab.com for £129 (EU€149, US$199). The first units are shipping mid-March and will hit the streets worldwide from early April 2010. The backing tracks and songs (including the chords and lyrics) can be purchased from the web site at a price of 25 pence for the tabs and 50 pence for backing tracks.