Yamaha CGX102 Electro Classical Guitar

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  • Spruce Top Delivers Clear & Powerful Sound With Great Projection
  • Nato Body Produces Resonant Warmth & Mid-Range Emphasis
  • Ideal For The Performing Musician Due To Built-In Electronics
  • Perfect For Classical & Flamenco Playing Styles
  • Rosewood Bridge For Added Clarity

Yamaha CGX102 Electro Classical Guitar

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The Yamaha CGX102 Electro Classical Guitar is ideal for the player that craves a nylon string guitar with built-in electronics for performing classical, jazz, and flamenco genres and techniques. With a spruce top and nato body, the CGX102 produces a broad dynamic range with emphasis within the bass and treble tones, as well as plenty of resonance and warmth. The tone produced provides the player with a versatile soundboard that responds superbly to numerous playing styles with ease. Its full-sized classical body offers a comfortable playing experience throughout both seated and standing performances, whilst its traditional flat fingerboard radius provides added comfort. Its flat fingerboard radius is ideal for quick runs and provides a perfect platform for performing flamenco, Espana, and classical-inspired techniques. If that's not enough, the player is able to perform within a live or studio setting due to its built-in preamp system, also ideal for impromptu gigs and amplified performance within the home. Nylon string players at an intermediate level and above, looking for a credible classical electro acoustic guitar will love this new one from Yamaha.

Product Ref: 34720

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Spruce Top & Nato Body

The Yamaha CGX102 comes equipped with a sonically-versatile spruce top that yields a crisp and articulate tone with a broad dynamic range. The versatility spruce offers allows players to be able to add many different dynamics to their performance whilst the top responds beautifully to a player's individual playing style. The CGX102's spruce top also delivers a powerful and clear sound with a warm mid-range, and bright singing highs. Furthermore, its sonically-pleasing spruce top is attached to nato back and sides which produce a full, rich and resonant tonality that falls within the warmer end of the tonal spectrum.

Classical Body

The CGX102 features a classical guitar body shape which offers a comfortable playing experience and provides the ideal instrument for a player who loves classical/flamenco vibes. These nylon-strung instruments are of Spanish origin and are often associated with flamenco styles, becoming faithful little guitars over the years to many different players. Furthermore, the CGX102 will perform greatly within both flamenco and classical styled strumming to more complex fingerpicking techniques, offering a versatile platform for the player to experiment with their musical style. Although classical guitars have most likely been our first guitar or a beginner guitar, there is so much more to the world of classical and flamenco styled play, and with the CGX102, the player is certain to unleash true potential.

Neck & Fingerboard

The CGX102's is constructed from a locally sourced tonewood, which is durable and has a matte finish for a smooth playing experience. In addition, the neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard which adds clarity and warmth to the guitar's overall sound. Its rosewood fingerboard also offers a smooth and energetic playing experience whilst its flat fingerboard radius provides a signature characteristic of classical guitars. With a flat fingerboard radius the player is able to perform classical and flamenco playing styles with ease as well as performing quick runs.

SYSTEM68 Preamp

Equipped with a SYSTEM68 preamp system, the Yamaha CGX102 is perfectly suited to live and studio environments. The preamp features a control for volume and tone, offering players basic sound tweaking for amplified performance. In addition, the preamp features a built-in tuner, offering precise and easy tuning for both acoustic performance for quick tuning in between songs when performing live. With on-board electronics, the Yamaha is perfect for studio settings and live events.

Features

  • Mixture of tonewoods accommodates numerous playing styles with ease
  • Classical body is ideal for flamenco and classical genre enthusiast
  • Perfectly suited to live and studio environments due to built-in preamp system
  • Traditional styling for a classic acoustic appearance
  • Rosewood fingerboard and bridge for added clarity

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Top Material: Spruce
  • Body Material: Nato
  • Body Shape: Yamaha CG
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Body Binding: Black & White
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Colour: Natural
  • Soundhole Inlay: Decal
  • Body Length: 490 mm
  • Total Length: 1005 mm
  • Body Width: 370 mm
  • Body Depth: 94-100 mm

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Locally Sourced Tonewood
  • Neck Finish: Matte
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: Flat
  • Nut Material: Urea
  • Nut Width: 52 mm
  • Scale Length: 650 mm

Hardware & Electronics

  • Hardware Colour: Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: RM-1252X
  • Strings: Medium
  • Electronics: SYSTEM68 + ART 1 Way Pickup
  • Controls: Volume/Tone/Tuner
  • Connections: LINE OUT