Donner Music, the global music technology company focusing on developing instruments that over-deliver on tone, value and innovation, showed the all-star lineup of best-selling products and revealing new instruments at this year's NAMM conference. Over the past 10 years, Donner has expanded from an effects pedal only company to a full line of instruments poised to redefine what value means to the beginner or intermediate modern musician.
Building on the success of their new digital pianos, electronic drum sets, and the DST Family series electric guitars, Donner is set to deliver more innovative products with new technology and advanced materials including:
The Rising-G Pro Carbon Fiber Guitar – Several new carbon fiber instruments join Donner's growing MI product range and can be demoed at this year's NAMM. The Rising-G Pro Carbon Fiber Guitar (launching in early July) is crafted using an innovative new manufacturing technique allowing Donner to deliver extremely precise instruments that are thinner and more durable than the traditional wooden counterparts. The Rising-G Pro has won numerous design awards globally and musicians of all skill levels will appreciate the light weight and playability of this carbon fiber guitar. The Donner design team improved resonance by 35% over other carbon fiber guitars and also crafted a new improved classic tone that is brighter with a fuller low-end.
Donner DMI Smart Guitar – Donner unveiled the world's first true smart guitar at NAMM 2022. The DMI Smart Guitar uses top-of-the-line materials to create a classic sound all while helping you master the scales and chords needed to improve your playing. A rich AAA solid spruce top, laminated mahogany body, and practical software platform assists entry-level players in learning guitar with ease. The DMI Smart Guitar will be officially launched in late 2022 but visitors at NAMM has taken a sneak peek.
Donner DMI Smart Guitar (1)
Donner DMI Smart Guitar (2)
Donner Music APP (Included) – As part of their mission to empower beginner musicians to realize their musical dreams, all new Donner instruments include the Donner Music App providing free musical courses in collaboration with the Berklee College of Music.
Donner Free Guitar Picks
In addition to the above, Donner showed up to 10 new products featuring new technology or materials including:
Carbon Fiber Series string instruments including guitar, ukulele and violin. New condenser and dynamic microphones, mic preamps Donner Silent guitar perfect for practicing with low volumes Besides revealing new products with advanced materials, Donner brought its all-star lineup of best-selling products to Anaheim that have delivered great value and high quality to the global market including:
DST-400 Electric Guitar. Described by Youtube Sensation Kfir Ochaion as the best electric guitar for beginners, the Donner DST-400 guitar features a premium alder body with classic tones. The PUSH-PULL knob produces the single-coil sound with incredible clarity and no volume loss. Featuring a 2-point Tremolo system with Cold-Rolled Steel Block, this guitar gives you added sustain and playability. HSS pickups produce 7 classic sounds for a rich musical experience. With its C-shaped neck contour and meticulous workmanship, the DST-400 is a reliable choice for musicians in pursuit of greatness.
Donner DST-400 Electric Guitar
Donner DST-152 Electric Guitar - DST Family New Arrival
Donner Yellow Fall Analog Delay Pedal. Perhaps the best bang-for-the-buck guitar delay pedal on the market, the Donner Yellow Fall Analog Delay Pedal is a compact all-analog delay stompbox that reproduces warm and natural vintage analog delay sound.
Donner DDP-80 Digital Piano. The DDP-80 combines classic piano quality with the aesthetics of a modern home to provide a realistic acoustic piano playing experience. The 88 fully-weighted action keyboard simulates the acoustic piano, accurately expressing the subtle touch of each finger – heavier response in the lower register and progressively lighter in the upper register. The DDP-80 also features midi controls and the headphone jack making it a perfect compliment to any home studio.
Donner DDP-80 Digital Piano
View more pictures on the NAMM Show:
Chip Smith from Californica Rock News with Donner
Alec Peterson with Donner DST-400 Electric Guitar
Founded in 2012, Donner Music is a global music technology company striving to create innovative in-house products. Donner builds guitars, electronic pianos, ukuleles, electronic drums, and other musical instruments, as well as audio equipment like stereos, monitors, turntables, and microphones. Donner aims to inspire artists and equip all levels of musicians with excellent instruments and online learning resources so that everyone can access the beauty and power of creating and playing music.