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Sound that'll stay with you forever
Iconic. There's simply no other way to describe the SJ-200. And sonically, it's not only filled with instantly recognisable Gibson character. But with all solid, hand-picked timbers, this is an instrument that'll just keep giving. And throughout its life, the SJ-200 will only develop, open up even more, and continue to sound even better with age. It's time for sonic exploration. Made with Sitka spruce and walnut, you have heaps of tonal flavour to play around with. Versatile, responsive, distinctive. This is where iconic, historic tone meets the modern-day. And it's truly indulgent.
Explore the enormous dynamic range of Sitka spruce while its crisp, articulate edge gives you the ultimate control over your tone. As it always responds to your individuality. And, with a beautifully figured walnut body, your tone falls between the dark sonic warmth of rosewood and the bright bell-like ring of maple. It also holds mahogany's woody character too. Punchy, earthy, unforgettable. The ultimate blend of brightness, warmth and projection has arrived. And overall, these tonewoods alongside unmatched Gibson construction makes this SJ-200 a powerhouse of an instrument. So fill your ears with a massive part of music history and deliver an unforgettable performance. Every time.
A king's presence...
Regal. Classic. Unmistakable. The "King of the Flat Tops". So make a statement, and play with a premium feel and history-making quality. It's time to feel, look, and sound like a true legend. Made with meticulous attention to detail, and crafted by hand, the SJ-200 Studio delivers premium sonic characteristics in abundance. So don't miss out on re-making history.
Cause a sonic trance. And do it with an instrument that's been seen in the hands of many famous artists. From Elvis Presley and Jimmy Page to Noel Gallagher, Bob Dylan, and George Harrison. And now it's in yours too. With style and tone that defined an era, it can only be the SJ-200. And from first glance, you know it's Gibson. Explore a classic superb jumbo body that makes this spruce and walnut build erupt with sonic richness. And while it rumbles, you'll notice this is sonic nature that simply can't be replicated. All that iconic tone, and historic character, is now in your hands. So grasp that versatility and spine-tingling tone with both hands, and thrive.
How it should feel
Effortless. Gibson know you require pure playability. An instrument you can pick up, and really express yourself with. So this SJ-200 embodies the pure playability mantra and brings you a natural, comfortable feel. And it's perfect for unleashing your passion. Experience silky-smooth action and a sleek, ergonomic feel. While an Advanced Response neck profile is made up of a flatter fingerboard radius. Making string bends a breeze, and giving you the ability to play your way. Plus, with a mahogany neck and a walnut fingerboard, the SJ-200 holds extra resonance, warmth, and punch. Perfect for a multitude of playing styles, the Gibson Studio wants you to do nothing more than find true expression. So ignite your passion, and do it the Gibson way.
Hidden live persona
Discreet. It's how it should be. No one needs chunks of wood chopping out of their instrument. Especially one like the SJ-200. So Gibson did it right. And equipped the SJ-200 with a Fishman Sonitone. Not only do they have a renowned rep, globally. But their meticulous designs have long been seen as making live performance, exactly what it should be. Pure, pristine, natural. A faithful representation of the SJ-200's acoustic character. And with such a distinctive, dynamic, iconic acoustic tone, it would be a crime not to take to any live setting, the second you get the chance to. As it captures all that unmistakable Gibson magic. Plus, it's easy to reach into the soundhole and adjust the tone or volume dials to your personal taste. Recreate something special, and evoke the presence of a legend with the SJ-200.
- Product: Gibson SJ-200 Studio, Walnut
- Code: MCJB2SWLWB
- Series: Studio
Body & Bridge
- Top Material: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Body Material: Solid Walnut
- Body Type: SJ-200
- Bridge Material: Walnut - Moustache
- Body Finish: Walnut Burst
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Advanced Response
- Fingerboard Material: Walnut
- Fingerboard Inlay: Mother-of-Pearl Graduated Crowns
- Number of Frets: 20
- Scale Length: 647.7 mm
- Nut Material: Tusq
- Nut Width: 43.81 mm
Hardware & Electronics
- Hardware Colour: Gold
- Tuning Machines: Grover Rotomatic w/ Kidney Buttons
- Electronics: Fishman Sonitone
- Controls: Volume and Tone