Yamaha A5R Rosewood Electro Acoustic Guitar, Vintage Natural

  • High Grade TUSQ Nut & Gotoh Open Gear Tuners
  • Natural & Dynamic System71 Pre-Amp With SRT2 Piezo
  • Redesigned Bracing For Ultimate Sound Clarity & Projection
  • Hand-Rolled Fingerbaord Edges For Superior Comfort
  • A.R.E Treated Solid Sitka Spruce Top

Yamaha A5R Rosewood Electro Acoustic Guitar, Vintage Natural

The Yamaha A5R Rosewood Electro Acoustic Guitar in a beautiful Vintage Natural finish is one of the latest Yamaha guitars from their new A-Series. The A5R comes with the latest System71 pre-amp and SRT2 piezo, controlled via the elegant and subtle knobs on the top side of the guitar. Alongside this, the A5 guitars also come equipped with Gotoh open gear tuning machines, and a high-grade TUSQ nut. With a brand new scalloped bracing design for excellent low and mid-end projection, ultra-comfortable hand-rolled fingerboard edges and Yamaha's patented A.R.E treated solid Sitka Spruce tops, the A5R is a beautiful precision crafted guitar suitable for life on the road.

Product Ref: 84995

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The Yamaha A-Series

The Yamaha A-Series is designed to be the perfect instrument for any of your performance needs. They have been expertly crafted to tick every box for the requirements of today's guitarists. Born to withstand life on the road, the A-Series combines an organic and natural sound with excellent comfort straight out of the box. Hand-rolled fingerboard edges and a great feeling straight taper neck allow you to take full advantage of the all-new custom designed scalloped bracing pattern. For a powerful and dynamic acoustic guitar tone that will withstand decades of use on the road, the Yamaha A-Series of guitars are the perfect match for taking your playing to the next level.

SRT2 Pickup System

The Yamaha A-Series guitars are fitted with an SRT2 Piezo pickup which is designed to use the individual elements for each of the strings. This helps to produce an ultra-clear and ultra-wide bandwidth signal to deliver an excellent dynamic response. The tonal output of the SRT system possesses exceptional tonal accuracy. Combined with the latest System71 pre-amp, this unification of electronics delivers a beautiful and natural sound when plugged in.

Redesigned Bracing For Ultimate Sound Projection

Through feedback, extensive research, analysis and development, Yamaha has managed to create a new scalloped bracing pattern for the A-Series. The new pattern allows for more volume, more projection, increase in the low and mid-end and a bigger tone. The bracing also allows the resonance of the guitar to sit closer to the middle resulting in greater and more balanced sound pressure whilst allowing for a superb dynamic range.

A.R.E Treated Solid Sitka Spruce Top

A.R.E stands for Acoustic Resonance Enhancement. This patented process gives the solid Sitka Spruce top a gorgeous and highly sought-after appearance and sound of a guitar that has undergone the natural aging process. A.R.E works by crystallizing the cellulose fibres within the wood, which breaks down the hemicellulose and binds the cellulose together. This allows the timber to vibrate and resonate more freely, resulting in the warm tonal response of aged wood.

TUSQ Nut & Saddle

The Yamaha A5 guitars come equipped with a high performance TUSQ nut and saddle. These are two of the most important parts to achieve excellent performance, playability and tone from your acoustic guitar. TUSQ is a synthetic ivory material which is significantly more efficient at transferring vibrations, helping to achieve big open lows and clear bell-like highs. The problem of inconsistent soft or dead spots usually associated with other organic materials with a natural grain is gone. TUSQ nuts and saddles are precision engineered to accurately control specific frequencies that are beneficial to acquiring a rich and crystal clear acoustic guitar tone.

Gotoh Open Gear Tuners

These high quality tuning machines perform perfectly. Not only do they offer a vintage style to the headstock of the Yamaha A5 guitars, they are light weight and use a special self-centering post collar. This ensures the tuner maintains a super smooth and even action throughout its life. Featuring a 15:1 gear ratio, these accurate tuners combined with the high grade TUSQ nut will make sure your Yamaha A5 stays perfectly in tune.


Body & Bridge

  • Body: Dreadnought Cutaway
  • Top: Solid Sitka Spruce (A.R.E Treated)
  • Back & Sides: Solid Rsoewood
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Saddle: TUSQ
  • Finish: Vintage Natural

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: 3-ply African Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Nut: TUSQ
  • Nut Width: 43mm
  • Scale Length: 650mm
  • Strings: Elixir Nanoweb 80/20 Bronze Light

Electronics & Hardware

  • Electronics: System71 Pre-Amp & SRT2 Piezo
  • Controls: Volume, 3-Band EQ, Tuner, Mid Frequency
  • Tuning Machines: Gotoh Open Gear Chrome
  • Case: Hardshell