The guitar your dystopian anti-hero of the future will rock out on has arrived

The oddly minimalist Vulcan Harp once wielded by Spock may have looked silly at the time, but Yamaha's updated Silent Guitar proves that Star Trek's vision of future musical instruments wasn't far off the mark.

Coming in three models, the SLG110S, the SLG110N (both $861), and the SLG130NW ($930), the Silent Guitar is designed to allow you to practice your rock star chops without disturbing the neighbors. Using either headphones for private playing or a plug-in amp for live shows, the instrument delivers realistic acoustic sounds and breaks down into small component parts for easy transport to your next off-the-grid gig.

Via Nikkei

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