Lâg Guitars Tramontane HyVibe THV10DCE review

The world's first Smart Guitar that can amplify itself, generate effects and even turn into a Bluetooth speaker

(Image: © Lâg)

Guitar World Verdict

By combining revolutionary Smart Guitar technology with a killer affordable acoustic, the Lâg Tramontane HyVibe THV10DCE greatly expands sonic and performance capabilities for acoustic guitarists in the modern age.


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    Onboard HyVibe system provides effects and looping capabilities.

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    Free HyVibe Mobile App allows users to modify effects, configure looper setting, record performances and more.

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    professional-quality sound and performance.


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    Not recommended for technophobes.

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The expression “May you live in interesting times” was purportedly a translation of a Chinese curse. But as we are in the midst of one of the most interesting times for acoustic guitar craftsmanship and technology since the “Golden Era” of the '30s, that saying may actually be a very pleasant sentiment.

One of the most fascinating recent developments for acoustic guitar is the HyVibe guitar system, which is exclusively available on several models offered by France’s Lâg Guitars. 

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Chris Gill

Chris is the co-author of Eruption - Conversations with Eddie Van Halen. He is a 40-year music industry veteran who started at Boardwalk Entertainment (Joan Jett, Night Ranger) and Roland US before becoming a guitar journalist in 1991. He has interviewed more than 600 artists, written more than 1,400 product reviews and contributed to Jeff Beck’s Beck 01: Hot Rods and Rock & Roll and Eric Clapton’s Six String Stories.