At this price point, there’s no point to learn electric guitar on a cheap generic instrument when you can start with the industry standard, Fender. Everything you need to start playing right of the box is found in this value pack: Squier Affinity Strat electric guitar, Frontman 10G amplifier, instrument cable, tuner, picks, strap, instructional DVD, and gig bag. Since the 1950s, the Fender Stratocaster has been the industry standard and has come to define the notion of how an electric guitar sounds as well as looks. The model included in this pack boasts a vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge, a rosewood fretboard, and three single-coil pickups. The accompanying 10-watt amp boasts several controls, including overdrive as well as treble and bass. Plus it features a headphone output idea for private practice sessions. While there may be cheaper guitars on the market, you’re assured of Fender-brand quality with this one, and additionally, there’s no need to worry about picking up all the various accessories needed to start playing immediately.