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Starstream Type 1

Created to provide a wide range of sounds including electric guitar, acoustic guitar, synths and other stringed instruments, the VOX Starstream Type-1 is the ultimate instrument for players looking to redefine the electric guitar and what it can do. Whether you are playing with a band, in the studio or practicing silently at night with headphones, the Starstream Type-1 offers exciting new possibilities.

Incorporating the AREOS-D system, the Starstream Type-1 is the latest evolution in onboard guitar electronics, furthering VOX’s reputation of breaking the boundaries when it comes to advanced guitar electronics.  Putting control over your sound at your fingertips, the system integrates several essential elements: magnetic pickups for authentic and classic electric guitar sounds; a piezo pickup system for rich-sounding traditional and acoustic instruments; a powerful DSP engine; familiar volume, tone and pickup selector controls and a Control Module that provides instant access to important tone-shaping parameters. 

The unique frame construction is three dimensionally contoured for maximum comfort, easily conforming to your personal style. Equipped with a smoothly shaped neck, unlimited upper fret access, warm-toned resonant wood body, specially voiced magnetic pickups and a balanced, easy to use tremolo system; this is the ultimate modern guitar.

  • Exclusively developed AREOS-D system uses the guitar’s traditional magnetic pickups to create the electric guitar sounds for greater realism and accuracy.
  • Nine banks of instruments, with three variations in each, plus two user banks to store up to six favorite sounds.
  • Synth sounds track effortlessly and respond dynamically to touch, pick attack and vibrato.
  • Simple, intuitive volume, tone and three-way switch make changing models and sounds quick and easy.
  • 1/4” output for live performance or recording and 1/8” output for use with headphones for private listening and practice.
  • Sculpted mango body; 22 fret maple neck with rosewood fingerboard; 2 x XLM humbucking pickups; 2-point fulcrum vibrato; sealed die cast tuning machines.
  • Available Color Options:
    • Starstream Type-1 Black
    • Starstream Type-1 Red
    • Starstream Type-1 Frame Black
    • Starstream Type-1 Frame White
    • Starstream Type-1 Frame Red

Sound list

Group

Three-way switch

Effect

NECK

MIDDLE

BRIDGE

 

 

 

Electric type

SINGLE

NECK

MIDDLE

BRIDGE

 

 

DRIVE

DOUBLE

VARIATION1

VARIATION2

VARIATION3

’BUCKER

NECK

MIDDLE

BRIDGE

MODERN

NECK (SINGLE)

BRIDGE (SINGLE)

BRIDGE (’BUCKER)

12STRING

DOWN12STRINGS

5TH 12STRINGS

ELE 12STRINGS

 

Acoustic type,
other

ACOUS1

LARGE1

LARGE2

ACO 12STRINGS

 

REVERB

ACOUS2

NYLON

SMALL1

SMALL2

OTHER

BANJO

SITAR (*1)

RESONATOR

SPECIAL

SYNTH (*2)

BASS SYNTH (*2)

SUSTAIN (*3)

User

USER1

PROGRAM1

PROGRAM2

PROGRAM3

(*4)

USER2

PROGRAM4

PROGRAM5

PROGRAM6

*1 For the SITAR, use the TONE knob to adjust the level of the sympathetic strings.

*2 For the SYNTH and BASS SYNTH, unintended sounds may occur if you play chords. In general, you should play only single notes.

*3 For the SUSTAIN, the notes you play are sustained, producing an organ-like sound. To stop the sustain, either play staccato or mute the string.

*4 The effects for user programs will differ depending on the sound.

 

Onboard System:
AREOS-D System, incorporating the Control Module, Magnetic Pickups, Piezo Pickup, Volume, Tone and Pickup Selector Switch

Body:
Mango

Neck:
Maple

Fingerboard:
Rosewood

Neck:
Fingerboard Radius: 310mm, Neck Shape: "C" Shape, Scale Length: 25 1/8" (638 mm), Number of Frets: 22, Fret Size: Medium jumbo, Nut Width: 43 mm 

Pickups:
VOX XLM x 2, Piezo Pickup in each Saddle

Bridge:
2 Post Tremolo

Controls:
3 position model switch, Group selector, VOLUME knob, TONE knob, DRIVE/REVERB knob, POWER button and LED, FX (effect) /CANCEL button and LED, WRITE button and LED

Number of Sounds:
27 (9 banks x 3)

User Programs:
6 (2 banks x 3)

Outputs:
Guitar output jack (1/4" phone type), Headphone jack (1/8" phone type)

Power:
Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4, or Rechargeable Ni-MH battery (AA, HR6) x 4

Expected Battery Life under Continuous Use:
Alkaline battery: 11 hours, Rechargeable Ni-MH battery: 15 hours * These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.

Color Options:
Starstream Type-1 Black (VSS-1-BK/Black Frame with Semi-Gloss Black body), Starstream Type-1 Red (VSS-1-RD/Black Frame with Semi-Gloss Red body), Starstream Type-1 Frame Black (VSS-1-FBK Metallic Black Frame with See-Through Semi-Gloss Black body), Starstream Type-1 Frame White (VSS-1-FWH/Metallic White Frame with See-Through Semi-Gloss Black body), Starstream Type-1 Frame Red  (VSS-1-FRD/Metallic Red Frame with See-Through Semi-Gloss Black body)

Accessories:
Tremolo Arm, Adjustment wrench, Alkaline battery (AA, LR6) x 4 (for checking the instrument purpose only), Gig bag

               

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* Appearance and specifications of products are subject to change without notice.




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Startstream Owner's Manual 5/24/2016

 Starstream_Type1_OM_EFGSJ2.pdf

Startstream Type 1 Owner's Manual