Line6 Variax 300 -- This is the ultimate guitar for a computer nerd. The Variax contains a small brain that holds 60 guitar sounds, all of which are customizable via a computer interface. The entire range of acoustic and electric guitars, including similar instruments like banjo, sitar and dobro, can be dialed in and accurately reproduced. Using this live is a joy as it offers a world of sounds without ever changing instruments. This is perfect for home recording.