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- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
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Ready-to-perform electronics, all-solid tonewoods and an easy-to-maneuver-around body.
Hardshell case included.
Yamaha's A-Series guitars are louder and stronger in the low-mid ranges thanks to cutting-edge acoustic analysis technology developed by the Yamaha R&D Division.
Their analysis led to the development of a new scalloped bracing for the top board and shorter bracing than normal for the back board. Also, treating the top board with Yamaha's exclusive A.R.E. (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement) process gives the instrument a rich, vintage quality tone, making it sound as though you'd been playing it for year from the very first moment you pick an A-Series guitar up.
Comfortable Neck Profile
Extensive research with players, luthiers and guitar techs has given A-Series the feel and playability that today’s acoustic-electric players want, whether switching from electric to acoustic on stage, recording a session with intricate open tunings, or practicing at home.These superb guitars feature a straighter neck taper for easier high-fret playing, and hand-rolled fingerboard edges to achieve a played-in feel.
A-Series guitars are equipped with Elixir NANOWEB 80/20 Bronze Light strings to deliver a lively tone together with extended tone life that players have come to expect from Elixir Strings.
From cut-through piezo sound to warm, pure acoustic sound, which is recorded with vintage microphones in the professional studio, SRT2 allows you to reproduce a sound that you can really use on stage. With SRT2 you can mix these two sounds to attain the exact balance you want to achieve a distinctive tone. What's more, you can select two different mic types to choose the optimal sound for your playing style and for the song you are performing.
- Body type: Folk
- Cutaway: Single
- Top wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Back & sides: Solid Rosewood
- Bracing pattern: Scalloped
- Body finish: Gloss
- Neck shape: Info not available
- Nut width: 1.69" (43 mm)
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Neck wood: African Mahogany
- Scale length: 25.6 in.
- Number of frets: 20
- Pickup/preamp: Yes
- Brand: Yamaha
- Configuration: Info not available
- Preamp EQ: 3-band
- Feedback filter: No
- Headstock overlay: Info not available
- Tuning machines: Gotoh Open Gear Chrome
- Bridge: Ebony
- Saddle & nut: Tusq
- Number of strings: 6-string
- Special features: Pickup System
- Case: Hardshell Case
- Accessories: None
- Country of origin: Japan
Take your folk game to the next level with this Yamaha creation. Order now.
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.