Selecting tunings – Fender Roland G-5 VG Stratocaster User Manual
The “Tuning” control lets you choose among several different tunings and
12-string sounds, all at the turn of a rotary selector control. It’s great to know
you’ll no longer be needing multiple guitars laying around in different tunings
at the gig or in the studio.
In this mode, your guitar plays in standard tuning (E A D G B E).
Drop D (D)
In this mode, your guitar plays with the lowest string tuned to D
(D A D G B E).
Open G (G)
In this mode, your guitar plays in open G tuning (D G D G B D).
D Modal (d)
In this mode, your guitar plays in D modal tuning (D A D G A D).
In this mode, your guitar plays as a baritone guitar (B E A D F# B).
12 String (12)
In this mode, your guitar is beautifully modeled as a 12 string, acoustic or
* To achieve the alternate tunings as described on the tuning control, tune your guitar to
correct standard tuning (E A D G B E). If you tune the guitar up or down (E flat, for example),
the modeled tunings will transpose relative to the actual tuning of your guitar.