The Takamine GF15CE Electro Acoustic Guitar is a high quality instrument that is built to for beginners who are looking for a guitar that will grow with them as their abilities improve, as well as being the ideal model for gigging guitarists who want an affordable model without compromising on quality. Takamine has gained a reputation for building exceptional models at prices every player can take advantage of, and the GF15CE is a superb model that features the finest appointments.
Compact FXC Body
Takamine's FXC body profile is designed to offer a well-rounded tonality, with emphasis on articulate throughout the mids and higher frequencies, giving it a beautifully bright timbre. The body proportions are scaled-down when compared to that of a dreadnought, which makes it great for performing with and very comfortable for fingerstyle players and those with smaller hands. The Venetian-style cutaway makes it very easy to access the neck in its entirety, making it a joy for those who like to make the most of every note available to them.
The body back and sides are crafted using mahogany, which is renowned for its substantial mid to low-end energy. The powerful driving force created by mahogany infuses the timbre with warmth and consistency, providing the perfect foundation for any guitar's tone - which is particularly beneficial in the case of the scaled-down FXC body shape.
Paired with the mahogany is a spruce top, a tonewood that is revered for its ability to resonate efficiently. Spruce projects the timbre of the GF15CE with effortless grace, ensuring the mid to high-end notes ring out with absolute clarity. Finished in cool and sophisticated black, this model is perfect for intimate gigs as well as hitting bigger stages.
Neck and Fingerboard
Fitted to the body is a slender and strong mahogany neck. The neck profile is shaped to be as slim and accommodating as possible, welcoming all players with a delightfully comfortable playing feel. Paired with the neck is a gorgeous rosewood fingerboard, which carries 20-frets that are adorned with white dot position inlays.
Takamine TP-4T Preamp
In order to best represent the acoustic timbre of the guitar when played through an amp, Takamine has equipped the GF15CE-BLK their TP-4T preamp system. At your disposal are master volume and tone controls, which allow you to adjust the output level and shape your signal to suit your performing environment. Not only that, but the TP-4T even has a built-in tuner, so no matter where your music takes you, you can tune your strings with ease.
Hardware and Finish
The body is equipped with a sturdy and resilient bridge, which creates a secure connection between the strings and body to optimise intonation and sustain. The tuning machines apply a firm hold to each string, upholding tuning integrity precisely throughout each and every performance.
Manufacturer Takamine Model GF15CE Electro Acoustic Guitar Body Shape FXC Top Material Spruce Back and Side Material Mahogany Neck Material Mahogany Fingerboard Material Rosewood Position Inlays Dot Guitar Size Full Number of Strings 6 Electronics Takamine TP-4T Preamp with Built-In Tuner
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