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Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup  Rosewood Back and Sides

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Designed for performers, Yamaha A-series guitars share many things in common including a stunning fresh look, amazing playability, and the cutting edge S.R.T. (Studio Response Technology) piezo/pickup. They are distinguished by their body style (either dreadnought or concert), the combination of woods, and their preamp configurations.

The Yamaha A3R Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup is part of the A-series line of Yamaha acoustic-electric guitars.

The A3R dreadnought cutaway is designed for today's player who requires a reliable workhorse that looks, feels, and sounds amazing in all applications.

It represents excellent value with quality build & materials such as; Solid Sitka Spruce Top, Mahogany Neck, Solid Rosewood Back/Sides, Ebony Fingerboard/Bridge and a neck profile that is a satisfying to play for hours on end.

SRT System
Bringing Back Lost Ambience; Yamaha's new proprietary Studio Response Technology (SRT) brings back the natural, ambient sound of an acoustic guitar, and it does it with the signal from the output jack. Using a sound modeling technique that utilizes data obtained through extensive analysis of four acoustic elements that are missing from conventional pickup systems- string and body resonance, ambience, vintage microphone characteristics, and professional micing techniques, SRT delivers The same tone that, until now, was only attainable by professional recording engineers in the world's finest studios is now easily usable by any player, on-stage or in the studio.

Using a sound modeling technique that utilizes data obtained through extensive analysis of four acoustic elements that are missing from conventional pickup systems- string and body resonance, ambience, vintage microphone characteristics, and professional micing techniques, SRT delivers a natural, studio-quality acoustic guitar tone. The same tone that, until now, was only attainable by professional recording engineers in the world's finest studios is now easily usable by any player, on-stage or in the studio. A sound that guitarists have long dreamed of is now a reality.

SRT Functions
The new SRT system lets you choose from three different high-end mic types as well as two mic positions that let you use techniques similar to those used in a recording studio. The system provides a total of six setting patterns. Click the buttons below the photos to hear the differences between various sound settings. The system also allows mixing of pickup and mic sound elements using the BLEND knob, and control of body resonance with the RESONANCE knob to create a wide range of rich, natural sounds.

Hardshell case included.

Dreadnought size, great playability, and cutting-edge electronics.

FEATURES
  • Dreadnought with cutaway Body
  • Solid Sitka Spruce Top
  • Solid Rosewood Back & Sides
  • Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Ebony Bridge
  • Rosewood / Mahogany Sound hole Rosette
  • Rosewood Fingerboard Binding
  • Mahogany Body Binding
  • Die-cast tuners
  • SRT System 63 Modeling Preamp
  • SRT Saddle/Piezo Pickup
  • Hardshell case included

Make this solid wood guitar yours. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS

A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup

  • Nut Width: 43mm (1.69")
    String Length: 650mm (25.59")
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YamahaA-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup
 
4.4

(based on 16 reviews)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Cons

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    • Was this a gift?:
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Yamaha A3 Series ROCK

I own a A3M and a AC3R ...I find for my recordings, i like the Mohagany one for Strumming Chords and the Rosewood for single line solos. Both do both well, its...Read complete review

I own a A3M and a AC3R ...I find for my recordings, i like the Mohagany one for Strumming Chords and the Rosewood for single line solos. Both do both well, its just i like the way this system sounds on my recordings. I bought these without trying them in a store and bonded instantly to them both. They remind me of Taylor's. I like the Rosewood one the best. Don't hesitiate, these guitars hang with the taylor 5-6 series imo, for less then i/2 the price

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Not for me

It's not the guitar I was hoping it would be. All was good until I plugged it in. The volume between bass and treble strings was way off. As I played the guitar,...Read complete review

It's not the guitar I was hoping it would be. All was good until I plugged it in. The volume between bass and treble strings was way off. As I played the guitar, I found I had to hit the bass strings much lighter than the treble strings because the volume on the E-6 and A strings was overbearing. I couldn't adjust out the descrepancies between the strings. I even played the guitar through 3 different amps. I also tried a lighter gauge string. Nothing worked so I eventually gave up and sent the guitar back.

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5.0

AWESOME out of the box!

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from Bel Air, MD

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Beautiful wood, trim, fit & finish.
  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

    The guitar is amazing quality, fit and finish, and plays beautifully. Setup is very low action, so I did have my pro luthier friend add a little relief to the neck (using the supplied allen wrench) to raise the action just a hair, but otherwise it is perfect. Case is VERY nice quality. Guitar was in tune right out of the box, despite the freezing cold temps during shipping The new SRT electronics provide a very wide array of great, rich sounds. Best solid wood guitar deal I've seen in a long time. FYI, I own a Martin HD28, D35, an older Yamaha FG335, Ovation, a Fender Strat, and a few others (my PRS is sold) This guitar is awesome. You will NOT be disappointed.

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    5.0

    Fun to play and I would purchase again

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    from Fort Walton Beach, FL

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Rich Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

      It's been years since I've played .... I blew the dust off my old guitar and decided I needed a new one. This new one feels like an old friend.... the neck is very comfortable and the action is awesome. I just want to keep playing and playing. The tone is rich,bright, and pleasant to the ears.... I plug it into a Fishman Loudbox and it sounds awesome plugged in or not. I've had the guitar two weeks and I love it. I think it's well worth the money !

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      5.0

      Excellent for the price!

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      from Nashville, TN

      Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

      I play in a praise band at church so my demands aren't that great. But owning a Yamaha FG700 while others had intermediate or high end acoustic/electrics, I felt the need to upgrade. After talking to a few guru's in our group, the A3R was recommended over the A1R as it is comparable to some higher end models and the extra cost was well worth the superior electronics. The sound is a bit beefier as an acoustic, but hooked up, the sound is AWESOME! This was a level 1 open box, but I couldn't tell the difference between this and a new model. Having a touch of arthritis, I prefer the low action and slimmer necks that Yamaha's offer. I am really pleased with this purchase.

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      2.0

      Yamaha A3R sunburst finish

      Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

      My expectation were high because of the Yamaha review, Owner for almost a year now and have used it for many gigs.The rosewood body is beautiful and I love playing this guitar. the tuner is lousy and I don't care for the pickup. I can't get a good sound from it.

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      4.0

      Beautiful Guitar, but Not Thrilled

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      from Apex, NC

      Pros

      • Electronics
      • Looks
      • Sound

      Cons

      • Action
      • Quality control

      Best Uses

      • Group
      • Hobbyist

      Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

      The Yamaha A3R is an absolutely gorgeous guitar, and the workmanship is without flaw. Great to look at, the electronics are impressive and flexible, and the feel of the neck is nice. The sound and sustain are pleasant, but still I found I did not love playing it.

      The action was just too high for me. I am no rookie at adjusting guitars, but I was unable to adjust my A3R to my liking. I concluded that the nut clearance was too great, resulting in strings to far from the fingerboard. That means greater string depression required (harder on the fingers) and notes that are too high compared to open strings. Too high notes were noticeable on all strings when using a capo. But I did not feel I should have to replace the nut on a new guitar in order to make it tune right. Some reviewers said the A3R action was great out of the box, but my A3R was not great and I could not adjust it, so I returned the guitar.

      The A3R is the top of the A-Series line and I wanted to love it, but I did not love playing it. Still, I hope my issues were just a fluke or quality control lapse, since aside from the action/tuning problems I had, this would be a great guitar.

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      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Yamaha A3 Series ROCK

      Pros

      • Awesome Sound
      • Best in Class
      • Build Quality Is Perfect
      • Comfortable Playability
      • Ebony Fretboard And Bridg
      • Fantasic Case
      • Incredible Electronics

      Cons

      • I Just Can't Find Any

      Best Uses

      • Jamming with friends
      • Live use
      • Studio Recording
      • Writing Tunes

      Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

      I own a A3M and a AC3R ...I find for my recordings, i like the Mohagany one for Strumming Chords and the Rosewood for single line solos. Both do both well, its just i like the way this system sounds on my recordings. I bought these without trying them in a store and bonded instantly to them both. They remind me of Taylor's. I like the Rosewood one the best. Don't hesitiate, these guitars hang with the taylor 5-6 series imo, for less then i/2 the price

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      • No

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      4.0

      A3R Received

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      from Coachella Valley, CA

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      Pros

      • Great Pre-amp
      • Great sound
      • Solid Woods

      Cons

      • High Strings Needs Setup
      • Poor Neck Heel Finish

      Best Uses

      • Worship

      Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

      Comes with a great case but heavier than my skb of course...upon opening it smelled like the guitar was sprayed yesterday. The body of the guitar was beautiful. The wood and finish are stellar. The neck however I'm not as happy with. The heel area is very roughly done and looks at odds with the beautiful body it's attached to. That said the players surface both fretboard and underside feel good. Others have said the action is low, I didn't find that to be the case. I like a higher action but this was a little to high. It was very playable though. When the wood settles i will take it in for a setup.I changed the strings to Elixirs 12-53's and used it at church today. I was told it sounded rich and very good. I love the sound options of the pre amp. If it didn't sound so good I may have returned it due to sloppy sanding on the neck heel. Overall I'm happy.

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      5.0

      Nice guitar!!!

      Pros

      • Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

          I tried a bunch of guitars but this one played and sounded better ! The preamp is awsome.You can get that condenser mic sound. Neck is easy to play.Ive had a few acoustic electrics alverez,ovation,fender,and this sounds better hands down!!

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          (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Not for me

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          from Mt Washingon, KY.

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          Pros

          • Beautiful finish

          Cons

          • No Balance On Strings

          Best Uses

            Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

            It's not the guitar I was hoping it would be. All was good until I plugged it in. The volume between bass and treble strings was way off. As I played the guitar, I found I had to hit the bass strings much lighter than the treble strings because the volume on the E-6 and A strings was overbearing. I couldn't adjust out the descrepancies between the strings. I even played the guitar through 3 different amps. I also tried a lighter gauge string. Nothing worked so I eventually gave up and sent the guitar back.

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            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Tried the rest & ended up with the best

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            from Asheville, NC

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            Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

            I went out on a journey to find the best Acoustic/Electric Guitar for under a 1000 and believe me I tried them all even some near 3000 and none played with the ease and sound that this Yamaha A3R does, as said before it feels like an old friend.
            It replaced an Alvarez Acoustic (M(ade in Japan) guitar I bought in the early 80's and love for the sound it has, but I needed the preamp that this Acoustic/Electric has and wanted a Cut-Away so I went shopping and I mean shopping and shopping until it became a no brainer, I found that nothing out there beats the A3R in all around performance.
            And did I mention this guitar looks stunning?
            Great Yamaha fitted hard case, Quality build and materials, best preamp I have ever used in a guitar, Love the neck and fretboard, this is a five star guitar for sure. *****
            Great work Yamaha ...
            And purchasing it from Musicians Friend was a no brainer as well.
            This may help with your decision too, buy it, you'll love it.
            www.strumviews.com/Yamaha-A-series-acoustic-electric-guitar-review-SRT-Studio-Response-Technology

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