Blackstar unveils the miniature, travel-ready Carry-on electric guitar

Blackstar Carry-on
(Image credit: Blackstar)

Blackstar has unveiled the Carry-on, a small-scale electric guitar that's been designed for unrivaled portability.

Designed by Blackstar in association with the master luthiers at Gordon Smith Guitars, the Carry-on boasts a single-piece okume body and neck, a 19-fret laurel fingerboard with a string-through design and Tune-o-matic bridge and 1:14 ratio tuners.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.