A Tale of Two Guitar Synthesizers

What’s the Difference Between the SY-300 and GR-55?

BOSS SY-300 and Roland GR-55 Guitar Synthesizers

BOSS SY-300 (left) and Roland GR-55 guitar synthesizers.

At BOSS and Roland, we’ve been exploring the bleeding edge of guitar technology since our start, pioneering numerous advancements in synthesis and modeling over the last 40 years. Two of our latest products in these areas, the SY-300 and GR-55, represent our highest achievements to date. While both of these devices are guitar synthesizers, they each have their own unique sound capabilities, features, and uses. To help you determine which one is best for your music, let’s examine the different design approaches behind these powerful creative tools for guitar and bass.