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A digital backup band that adjusts to your guitar playing in real-time and lets you play other instruments' sounds with no latency.
A digital backup band that adjusts to your guitar playing in real-time and lets you play other instruments' sounds with no latency.
2 636 contributeurs ont engagé 704 946 $ pour soutenir ce projet.

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OneManBand (OMB) - A New Way to Play Guitar

704 946 $

2 636

 

 

 

    

OMB's patented guitar uses unique hardware and software to enable guitar players of all styles and levels to skyrocket their playing experience with real-time backup music, instrument-swap mode, and a mindblowing guitar-to-MIDI mode.

The unique technology utilizes capacitive and inductive tech to detect signals from the strings and convert them to digital data without any latency. By knowing what you're playing, the app can convert that to MIDI in real-time and enrich your sound in a bunch of different ways. The guitar feels and plays just like normal, start playing and you'll be amazed. 

 

We can only do this with your early support. So we’re taking care of our Kickstarter backers by offering tremendous value at our lowest prices ever [40%+ off]. Just for a limited time to help us get our wider efforts rolling. We’re also throwing in a whole bunch of free loops and rhythms from our ever-expanding library of styles.

Along with your Kickstarter reward choice, you'll receive credits for 50 styles or instruments on the OMB app. 

Click here to check out our FAQs

Still wondering something? Our awesome support team is happy to help.

Just click here to open a Facebook chat with us.

  

 

  

No more keeping up with the playback, now the playback follows your lead. And it’s not just a recorded playback. It’s a dynamic, rich and full sound. Like an awesome virtual backup band that follows your every note.

 

 

Thanks to our patented capacitive and inductive tech, you can play guitar and hear the piano. Or a violin. Or practically any instrument. Then switch to another instrument. Or loop it and get back to your strumming. You can even leave the guitar sounds in the background while continuing to play something else. It's magical.

 

 

And finally, record MIDI from your guitar. So you can use your guitar to compose music with your favorite software.

Turning your guitar into a MIDI controller means making the guitar front and center in the lead, shifting the band dynamic into a more modern pacing, and guitarist-lead playing.

 

 

 

 

There are a few ways we've integrated our tech with guitars: 3 guitars with our tech built-in: 2 acoustic and 1 electric. An upgrade kit for adding OMB to your own guitar. And a pedal for hands-free OMB control.

OMB guitars come pre-installed with our technology, so you can use it as a regular guitar or connect to the app to light up your show. Scroll down to our Guitar Lineup section to see more details on our 3 guitars.

  

The OMB Upgrade Kit is for those guitarists who want to use OMB but love their own guitar too much to play any other. In a matter of 15 minutes, you can add a slew of amazing features to your favorite guitar. It requires some light soldering, and there's a soldering iron included in the kit. 

OMB's Upgrade Kit works on most electric and acoustic guitars with steel strings.

 

The OMB foot pedal connects to your guitar and app via Bluetooth, enabling you to control almost any feature on the app completely hands-free. Adjustable height, so you can set it at a comfortable angle. Super useful, whether you're recording or playing for an audience.

  

 

 

The OMB app mainly does 2 things (and it does them exceptionally well):

1. In playback mode - It provides you with a variety of styles to choose from in order to back your playing, from rock styles to jazz and country - choose, play with the mix, tempo and enjoy your live band  

2. In instrument mode - It lets you solo play on your guitar with any instrument you choose (from piano, synths, brass. violins, drums and more)  

In the OMB app you can also program your OMB pedal's 5 buttons to your 5 most used controls.

When in playback mode, choose your rhythm and style. Easily select and play with the mix of different instruments in the playback. Choose which instruments to play, how loud, and how long.

 When in instrument mode, use the app to choose and cycle instruments from our wide selection of different sounds.

 

You can use OMB with the built-in sounds of your device (iOS and Android have some basic MIDI functionality), but we're creating an amazing selection of rhythms, styles, and instruments to complete the OMB experience.

Kickstarter backers get 50 styles or instruments for free (the retail version of OMB will come with just 5). 

 

  

   

 

 

  

 

OMB's patented technology is unique in that it utilizes capacitive and inductive tech to detect signals from the strings and convert them to digital data without any latency.

Basically, your fingers close a circuit every time a string is pressed against a fret, and OMB records and converts the notes and chords to a MIDI protocol signal, which enables OMB's innovative features. 

 

 

Installing the OMB Upgrade Kit takes just 15 minutes and can be done by anyone with basic technical skills. If you don't feel comfortable doing it yourself, you can take it down to a hardware or guitar store for the quick service. We've been assured by numerous guitar store chains that they can install it quickly and inexpensively. We'll also send out a list of relevant stores and service providers before or with delivery. 

It'll come with a detailed guide, and there's a video below, but the basics of it are:

  • Remove your strings 
  • Use included wipe to clean the frets 
  • Place the adhesive strip down the side of the neck touching the tip of the frets
  • Solder the strip on the side of the neck to the tip of the frets on both sides
  • Place the thin conductive sticker onto the body connecting the end of the neck to behind the bridge
  • Stick the OMB Upgrade at the base of the bridge on top of the conductive sticker
  • Reinstall the strings connecting to the device using OMB’s pins.
  • Connect and calibrate with the app
  • Jam 

 

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We want to be super transparent, OMB works amazingly well, but it does have a few limitations at this point: 

  • it can't recognize string bending
  • OMB can currently only recognize up to 14 frets
  • Installation for the OMB Upgrade kit may be challenging for anyone without any DIY experience. But you can always take it down to your local guitar store and have them install it.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

OMB Guitar started when Benzi, the frontman of a band-for-hire asked himself a simple question: why doesn't my guitar have some of the basic features my keyboard has had for years? After some quick research, he realized the crux of the issue was creating a tool that enabled real-time MIDI control.  

Once realizing that by overcoming this challenge he'd unlock a world of guitar features, Benzi got to work on a completely different method of bringing MIDI control to guitars without any latency, everything else quickly fell into place. The other features were inspired by Benzi's keyboard, his desire to build the perfect guitar tool for his own gigs, and a few hundred cups of coffee.  

Once ready to take his sketches and concepts to the next level, he linked up with Yaki, an experienced keyboardist, guitarist, and business developer. Together, they built a powerful team and a product that they were not just proud of but were excited to use every day. The prototype's been working for a long time, but it took a while to finally overcome the final design hurdles to make OMB for the wider mass market. For months, we went back and forth with guitarists, asking questions, taking feedback and revising until they perfected every detail. Now we couldn't be more excited for our launch, but we know the show is only beginning.

 

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Risques et défis

While there are always risks & challenges with creating and delivering a brand new product, we've minimized both by having the entire process, from production to delivery, already pre-arranged.

We have already signed agreements with key suppliers and manufacturers. The app is already in beta and being tested, and we've already thoroughly tested OneManBand to work and work as promised in the campaign.

We have the technical expertise and previous experience in product development, distribution, and musical technology to do this and do it well. That, along with our strategic partnerships with experienced crowdfunding and fulfillment experts, leaves little room for error and ensures a very quick delivery.

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  1. Cette récompense n'est plus disponible.

    Contribution de 129 $ ou plus Environ 129 $

    Early Bird - OMB Upgrade Kit

    Early Bird - Upgrade your guitar with the OMB Upgrade Kit.
    With a quick installation enjoy all the OMB features.

    Will retail for $249 | 48% off retail
    $10 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Upgrade Kit
    • OMB App
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Cette récompense n'est plus disponible. 175 contributeurs
    $
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  2. Sélectionner cette récompense

    Contribution de 149 $ ou plus Environ 149 $

    OMB Upgrade Kit

    Upgrade your guitar with the OMB Upgrade Kit.
    With a quick installation enjoy all the OMB features.

    Will retail for $249 | 40% off retail
    $10 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Upgrade Kit
    • OMB App
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Quantité limitée 1 150 contributeurs
    $
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  3. Cette récompense n'est plus disponible.

    Contribution de 229 $ ou plus Environ 229 $

    Early Bird - OMB Acoustic Guitar

    Early Bird - Get the OMB Acoustic Guitar.
    An awesome acoustic guitar with built-in OMB.

    Will retail for $449 | 49% off retail
    $30 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Acoustic Guitar
    • OMB App
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Cette récompense n'est plus disponible. 35 contributeurs
    $
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  4. Sélectionner cette récompense

    Contribution de 249 $ ou plus Environ 249 $

    OMB Acoustic Guitar

    Get the OMB Acoustic Guitar.
    An awesome acoustic guitar with built-in OMB.

    Will retail for $449 | 44% off retail
    $30 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Acoustic Guitar
    • OMB App
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Quantité limitée 305 contributeurs
    $
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  5. Cette récompense n'est plus disponible.

    Contribution de 259 $ ou plus Environ 259 $

    Early Bird - OMB Upgrade Kit + Pedal

    Early Bird - Upgrade your guitar with the OMB Upgrade Kit and take it to the next level with the OMB Pedal.

    Will retail for $499 | 48% off retail
    $10 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Upgrade Kit
    • OMB Pedal
    • OMB App
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Cette récompense n'est plus disponible. 83 contributeurs
    $
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  6. Sélectionner cette récompense

    Contribution de 299 $ ou plus Environ 299 $

    OMB Upgrade Kit + Pedal

    Upgrade your guitar with the OMB Upgrade Kit and take it to the next level with the OMB Pedal.

    Will retail for $499 | 40% off retail
    $10 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Upgrade Kit
    • OMB App
    • OMB Pedal
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Quantité limitée 377 contributeurs
    $
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  7. Cette récompense n'est plus disponible.

    Contribution de 359 $ ou plus Environ 359 $

    Early Bird - OMB Acoustic Guitar + Pedal

    Early Bird - Get the OMB Acoustic Guitar (with built-in OMB) and the OMB Pedal.

    Will retail for $699 | 48% off retail
    $30 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 different style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Acoustic Guitar
    • OMB App
    • OMB Pedal
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Cette récompense n'est plus disponible. 21 contributeurs
    $
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    C'est un outil qui permet de donner vie à des projets créatifs.

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  8. Sélectionner cette récompense

    Contribution de 399 $ ou plus Environ 399 $

    OMB Acoustic Guitar + Pedal

    Get the OMB Acoustic Guitar (with built-in OMB) and the OMB Pedal.

    Will retail for $699 | 43% off retail
    $30 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 different style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Acoustic Guitar
    • OMB App
    • OMB Pedal
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Quantité limitée 103 contributeurs
    $
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  9. Sélectionner cette récompense

    Contribution de 449 $ ou plus Environ 449 $

    OMB Electric Guitar

    Get the OMB Electric Guitar.
    An amazing electric guitar with built-in OMB.

    Will retail for $799 | 43% off retail
    $30 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Electric Guitar
    • OMB App
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Quantité limitée 30 contributeurs
    $
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  10. Sélectionner cette récompense

    Contribution de 549 $ ou plus Environ 549 $

    OMB Acoustic Guitar Pro

    Get the OMB Acoustic Guitar Pro.
    A high-level acoustic guitar with built-in OMB.

    Will retail for $899 | 39% off retail
    $30 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Acoustic Guitar Pro
    • OMB App
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Quantité limitée 35 contributeurs
    $
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    En savoir plus sur la responsabilité.
  11. Cette récompense n'est plus disponible.

    Contribution de 559 $ ou plus Environ 559 $

    Early Bird - OMB Electric Guitar + Pedal

    Early Bird - Get the OMB Electric Guitar (with built-in OMB) and the OMB Pedal.

    Will retail for $1,049 | 46% off retail
    $30 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Electric Guitar
    • OMB Pedal
    • OMB App
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Cette récompense n'est plus disponible. 10 contributeurs
    $
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    C'est un outil qui permet de donner vie à des projets créatifs.

    En savoir plus sur la responsabilité.
  12. Sélectionner cette récompense

    Contribution de 599 $ ou plus Environ 599 $

    OMB Electric Guitar + Pedal

    Get the OMB Electric Guitar (with built-in OMB) and the OMB Pedal.

    Will retail for $1,049 | 43% off retail
    $30 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Electric Guitar
    • OMB App
    • OMB Pedal
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Quantité limitée 102 contributeurs
    $
    Kickstarter n'est pas un magasin.

    C'est un outil qui permet de donner vie à des projets créatifs.

    En savoir plus sur la responsabilité.
  13. Sélectionner cette récompense

    Contribution de 699 $ ou plus Environ 699 $

    OMB Acoustic Guitar Pro + OMB Pedal

    Get the OMB Acoustic Guitar Pro (with built-in OMB) with the Pedal.

    Will retail for $1,149 | 39% off retail
    $30 shipping worldwide

    Also comes with 50 style & instrument credits for the OMB app ($100 retail value)

    Comprend :
    • OMB Acoustic Guitar Pro
    • OMB App
    • OMB Pedal
    • 50 OMB Style & Instrument Credits
    Moins
    Livraison prévue :
    Destination : Dans le monde entier
    Quantité limitée 146 contributeurs
    $
    Kickstarter n'est pas un magasin.

    C'est un outil qui permet de donner vie à des projets créatifs.

    En savoir plus sur la responsabilité.

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