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Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar Tobacco Sunburst

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Inspired by traditional classical guitar design, the SLG200S features a slim neck, thin body, and low action that lets players adopt a more aggressiv...Click To Read More About This Product

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A unique design paired with high-performance electronics for a fun, portable playing experience.

Inspired by traditional classical guitar design, the SLG200S features a slim neck, thin body, and low action that lets players adopt a more aggressive style, allowing even those players who wouldn't normally choose to perform with a classical guitar to play it with ease.

The SLG200S's SRT Powered design recreates the body resonance of an acoustic guitar, but in a bodiless shape. Yamaha developed SRT Powered, collaborating with recording artists to create a system tailored to the unique properties of the SLG body and modeled after the tones of a high-end Yamaha acoustic guitar captured using a carefully selected microphone in a professional recording studio environment. By actually reproducing the sound of an acoustic guitar–right down to its natural sustain and decay–Yamaha lets guitarists experience the genuine body resonance, body tone and ambience of an acoustic guitar.

SRT Powered sound can even be mixed with the sound from the instrument's piezo pickups, allowing guitarists to be even more flexible in their creative endeavors. Since the SLG200S can virtually reproduce the sound of a guitar recorded with a microphone, players are free from complicated procedures involved in micing up a guitar when recording at home or in other settings.

The detachable top section of SLG's frame means that practicality and portability are way beyond that of a conventional guitar. The luxury gig bag provided can be carried with ease and fits into an aircraft overhead compartment with room to spare, so if you are on the go, your SLG200S can easily come with you.

FEATURES
Authentic plugged-in sound by SRT Powered
Super-compact, collapsible construction
Unique, striking looks
Ultra-quiet performance
Slim body like an electric guitar
Body
Body type: Classical
Cutaway: Single cutaway
Top wood: Mahogany
Back & sides: Mahogany (no back)
Bracing pattern: Not applicable
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck
Neck shape:
Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: 25"
Number of frets: 22
Neck finish: Satin
Electronics
Pickup/preamp: Yes
Brand: Yamaha
Configuration: Condensor mic
Preamp EQ: 2-band
Feedback filter: No
Tuner: Yes
Other
Headstock overlay: Rosewood 
Tuning machines: RM1242N-4 
Bridge: Rosewood
Saddle & nut: Micarta/Tusq
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Body shape
Case: Gig bag
Accessories: None
Country of origin: China

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YamahaSLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar
 
4.3

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stays in tune (8)
  • Fun to play (6)
  • Good audio (5)
  • Good feel (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (6)
  • Jamming (4)
  • Small venues (3)
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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

sig200s

By Lancat

from Corona, CA

Pros

  • Easy To Carry Around
  • Great Electronics
  • Great Sound
  • Light Weight
  • Outstand Intonation
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

  • Battery Requires
  • Small Tuning Knobs
  • String Height

Best Uses

  • Home Recording
  • Practice

Comments about Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar:

I use this for home recording and practice. The good as mentioned above it sounds awesome when plugged in to a amp. It is the best intionation I gave ever heard and i have a lot of high end guitars, Gibson, Martin, Taylor and this Yamaha sounds in tune overtime even when I use a capo there is not tuning adjustments necessary, IT JUST STAYES IN TUNE!

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  • No

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

SLG200S

By erellski

from NC

Pros

  • excellent intonation
  • lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • practice

    Comments about Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar:

    This thing sounds great in headphones but sounds greater during live performance. Received a lot of complements. Giving this 5 star.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would buy this product again

    By Cv

    from Ohio

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Rich Sound
    • Stays In Tune

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar:

      Looks and sound great, good price

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Exactly what I expected

      By John

      from Pensacola FL

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      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar:

        I travel a good bit and, so far, have only used the "Silent" guitar for that purpose. I can take it into a hotel, have fun with the instrument, and disturb no one.
        It really does sound better than I expected and may be used for other purposes.
        Curious? Check out Daniel Ho on Youtube!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Love the sound and effects of this guitar

        By Moose

        from Auburn, KY

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        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Fun To Play
        • Rich Sound
        • Stays In Tune

        Cons

        • Action was too high for me, had to lower.
        • Sharp edge makes it very uncomfortable on arm.
        • Very poor finish

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Love being able to use headphones.
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar:

        I'm happy with the guitar after making a few modifications. I had to sand down the extremely sharp edge on the top / back, where your right arm rest on the guitar. It was cutting into my arm. I also lower the action, and now it plays nicely for me. The finish looks like nothing more than a coat or two of polyurethane. Definitely not a quality finish...

         
        3.0

        Good, Realistic Sound for Practice w/ Headphones

        By kmac

        from ky

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        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Rich Sound
        • Stays In Tune

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar:

          The SRT system sounds very convincing while practicing with headphones, but the illusion breaks down if you try to record direct into a daw, or play through an amp. The older models with the LR Baggs system have superior sound quality when played through an amp, or recording direct. Neither the SRT or the LR Baggs system sound like a mic'd acoustic, but the Baggs system just sounded better to me. But this instrument is a practice instrument after all, so it works very well for that purpose.

           
          5.0

          What a Great Instrument for Practice and Performance

          By Leland

          from Ballston Spa, NY

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          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Rich Sound
          • Stays In Tune

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Jamming
            • Practicing

            Comments about Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar:

            I could not be more happy with this guitar! I purchased it to just "give it a try" and I'll tell you, this thing is a keeper. I plugged in the headphones and was impressed with the range of sounds that you can get though the pickup blend (I keep mine about 3/4 turn into the SRT stystem). I can sit and practice with my wife watching TV, and she has no issues with my playing.
            Best yet, I plugged into my Fishman Loudbox Artist, and this thing sounds killer! I have no doubt that it will hold up in a stage performance, and the unique design provides a great look for performances (though I haven't played it out yet). Again, I could be happier with this guitar.

             
            4.0

            Nice addition to my collection

            By B.

            from Philly

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            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Feel
            • Stays In Tune

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming

              Comments about Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar:

              This guitar is well made and certainly an attention getter. I filed the bridge saddle down about an 1/8" and put extra light strings on it. This improved the "playability" 100%. The guitar sounds surprisingly good through a PA or acoustic amp. I added an EQ peddle and it really, really helped round out the sound. With these tweaks, you'll have yourself a "keeper"!

               
              4.0

              Great Tonal Possibilities for the Price

              By Denny

              from Western Kentucky

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              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Stays In Tune

              Cons

              • String Height too High from the factory

              Best Uses

              • Church Praise Band
              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Yamaha SLG200S Steel String Silent Guitar:

              I really like the lightweight, packability, and tonal possibilities of this guitar. It's great for practicing when you need to be quiet and respectful of those you live around. I really had to dial the neck down when it arrived. I still don't have it quite low enough, but fine for now.

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