The Yamaha CPX500III Electro Acoustic Guitar builds on the staggering success of the CPX500II and upgrades the already excellent features of its predecessor. With a new pickup system and some tweaks to measurements, the Yamaha CPX500III Electro Acoustic Guitar is sure to be a massive success. The Yamaha CPX500III Electro Acoustic Guitar utilises some of the best tonewoods to achieve it's rich and precise tone. The back and sides are crafted using Nato and Okume on to which sits a spruce top.
The Yamaha CPX500III is fitted with a spruce top which enhances projection and plays out with clarity. The body back and sides are made up of nato / okume tonewood, adding a rich warmth to the overall tone.
The neck of the Yamaha CPX500III Electro Acoustic Guitar is constructed from Nato with a rosewood fingerboard containing 20 frets and white dot positional inlays. At the top of this, above the 43mm nut sits the attractive headstock sporting Yamaha's logo alongside the die-cast chrome tuners.
Other recognisable features of the Yamaha CPX500III Electro Acoustic Guitar include a rosewood bridge and circular soundhole with a mother of pearl decoration that is complimentary to the body binding.
The System 66 electrical pickup system features an under-saddle piezo pickup that was developed by Yamaha to respond perfectly with the dynamics of this guitar. Controls include a 3-band equalizer and adjustable mid-range frequency control to shape your tone to your exact specification, and also to eliminate any troublesome frequencies at problematic venues. A precision chromatic tuner is also built in for quick and easy setup.
The system is powered by standard AA batteries that provide a stable power supply and consistent sound quality. The 500 series from Yamaha are amongst some of the best selling electro-acoustic guitars in the world and the CPX500III is definitely a massive compliment to this hugely successful range.
Manufacturer Yamaha Model CPX500IIII Electro Acoustic Guitar Top Material Spruce Back & Side Material Nato / Okume Neck Material Nato Fingerboard Material Rosewood Body Shape Concert Cutaway Pickups System 66 Guitar Size Full Number of Strings 6 Bridge Rosewood Body Depth 95 - 115mm Nut Width 43 mm Scale Length 650 mm Tuners Die-Cast Chrome
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