The new A-Series by Yamaha is purpose-built for performance, the ideal instrument to have with you as a travelling musician. The AC1RII has a well-balanced, full-bodied acoustic voice while Yamaha have ensured this guitar is incredibly playable. The AC1RII is a dynamic electro acoustic guitar with a plethora of beautiful tones on offer.
The AC1RII is shaped to the comfortable Concert cutaway profile, a compact design which has become evermore popular. Solid Sitka spruce is employed in the body top and is reinforced with custom designed scalloped bracing for a broader tone and better durability. Rosewood constructs the back and sides bringing sizzling tones to the fore.
A smooth 3-ply African mahogany neck is firmly joined to the body, shaped to a comfortable straight taper profile. A rosewood fingerboard sits atop of the neck, providing a wonderful playing surface with hand-rolled edges for better movement. Dot inlays decorate the fingerboard to guide you.
Yamaha have equipped the A-series electro acoustic guitars with new SRT2 pickup technology which offers a refined, consistent acoustic sound. The controls are simple, featuring a 2-band EQ and auto-feedback reduction for an even cleaner tone across the frequencies. The System72 onboard electronics also feature a new Piezo / SRT simulation blend control as well as a simulation of two different mic types to enhance the guitar's voice.
The AC1RII comes with a new battery box which is integrated into the end-pin jack. As a result of this, the body only required smaller holes, consequently reducing any sound loss.
The headstock is fitted with reliable die-cast chrome tuners to uphold tuning integrity with precision. A rosewood bridge improves sustain and intonation as you play, while ensuring a firm connection between strings and body. Yamaha have exceeded expectations in delivering superb sound and playability in this solid new series.
Manufacturer Yamaha Model 2017 AC1RII Electro Acoustic Guitar Top Material Solid Sitka Spruce Back & Side Rosewood Neck Material African Mahogany Neck Profile Straight Taper Fingerboard Material Rosewood Guitar Size Full Number of Strings 6 Electronics System72 electronics and SRT Piezo Tuners Die-cast chrome Bridge Rosewood Pickguard Tortoise Pattern
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