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Music Gear Guides

We analyze feedback from tens of thousands of music gear owners and process that data with the Gearank Algorithm to produce rating scores out of 100 for thousands of individual musical instruments and equipment.

Our results and recommendations are presented and explained in Gear Guides like these:

Powered PA Speakers - All Prices Up To $2000

Powered PA Speakers
QSC continues their dominance by out ranking all competition in all the 3 main price brackets with their CP8, K8.2 and KW153, although JBL came close with their SRX835P.

Live Vocal Microphones - Handheld / Wired

Live Vocal Microphones - Handheld / Wired
The premium Neumann KMS 105 topped the rankings but shared that honor with the more modestly priced Sennheiser e935 along with strong results from Shure and Earthworks.

Wireless Guitar Systems - Guitar & Board Mounted

The Highest Rated Wireless Guitar Systems
A clean sweep for Shure with their BLX14 retaining the overall top spot while their GLXD16 topped the pedalboard options.

Chorus Pedals - All Prices - Analog & Digital

The Highest Rated Chorus Pedals
Boss managed to edge out rivals JHS and Walrus Audio to take the top ranking with their analog CE-2W Waza Craft.

Audio Interfaces - All Prices - USB Compatible

The Highest Rated USB Audio Interfaces
A very competitive field with the Solid State Logic SSL 2+, RME Babyface Pro FS, Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 and RME Fireface 802 all taking the top spot in their categories.

88 Key MIDI Controller Keyboards

The Highest Rated 88 Key MIDI Controller Keyboards
For the first time in 5 years, we now have a new number 1 with the Arturia KeyLab 88 MKII topping the rankings while the previous number 1, the Kawai VPC1, came in 2nd.

Parlor Guitars - All Prices up to $2000

The Highest Rated Parlor Guitars
The Martin 00-15M came out on top overall with a stunning Gearank Rating of 98 out of 100 while the PRS SE P20E topped the Under $1000 section.

7 String Electric Guitars - $200 to $2000

The Highest Rated 7-String Electric Guitars
The Schecter C-7 FR-S Apocalypse topped the rankings in the regular scale section and the Schecter Reaper-7 Multiscale topped the multiscale guitars.

Vocal Effects Processors - Pedals & Stand Mounted

The Highest Rated Vocal Effects Pedals
Publication of our March 2022 Edition resulted in a 3-way tie for the top spot between the Boss VE-20, TC Helicon Ditto Mic Looper and TC Helicon VoiceLive Play Acoustic.

Electronic Drum Sets - Standard & Hybrid

The Highest Rated Electronic Drum Sets - Standard & Hybrid
Covering all price ranges, the highest rated overall is a standard kit, the Roland V-Drums TD-17KV, while the highest rate hybrid set is the Roland VAD306.


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Gearank Stats

3,095,698 individual reviews and ratings had been processed for Gearank as of August 11th, 2022.

Gear to Glean

Squier CV '50s Telecaster: Highest Rated Solidbody Electric Guitar Under $500 with a Gearank Rating of 97 based on 1150+ sources.