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Product Description

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


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“C” Shape
638mm (25 1/8″) Scale Length
22 x Medium Jumbo Frets
Rosewood Fingerboard
310mm (12″) Fingerboard Radius
43mm (1.692″) Nut


2 Post Tremolo


Piezo Pickup in each Saddle

Onboard PreAmp

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


3 x Position Model Switch, Group Selector, Volume, Tone, Drive/Reverb Knob, Power Button, FX/Cancel Button, Write Button

Number of Sounds

27 (9 banks x 3)

User Programs

6 (2 banks x 3)


1 x Normal Guitar Jack
1 x Headphone Jack

Power Requirements

4 x AA Alkaline batteries
4 x AA Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries

Expected Battery Life (under Continuous Use)

11 x Hours (Alkaline)
15 x Hours (Rechargeable Ni-MH)
* These figures will vary depending on the actual conditions of use.

Accessories (included)

1 x Tremolo Arm
1 x Adjustment wrench
4 x AA Alkaline Batteries (for checking the instrument purpose only)
1 x Gig bag

Specifications and features are subject to change without notice.

full front view of red VOX Starstream electric guitar

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VOX Starstream Type 1 – Modeling Electric Guitar Overview


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