Play with natural acoustics, amplify with innovative technology. The Yamaha FGX800C is a guitar which enables you to experience the characteristics of a more traditional guitar but with the benefits of exquisite electronics. The spruce top and walnut fretboard offer a sublime, bright tone which enhances the higher frequencies, making them crystal-clear and ready to be utilised by a range of playing styles. The redesigned scalloped X bracing then enriches the low to mid range to ensure a balanced, resonant tone is projected.
Though embodying a classic aesthetic, thanks to the beautiful Venetian cutaway and the appearance of the natural woods, this guitar has many hidden modern elements which make it suitable for today’s guitarists. The System66 preamp works with the SRT piezo pickup to offer you a dynamic sound, and you can tailor this to enhance various frequencies whilst retaining the guitar’s natural acoustic tone.
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The Studio Response Technology pickup system focuses on the individual strings to offer an extensive bandwidth signal. This results in a tone which has incredible clarity; it is smooth, angelic and mesmerizing. The natural acoustic qualities are enhanced in a way which offers transparency and precision to each note you play, so you are sure to deliver a truly enchanting performance. Going one step further than a traditional guitar, the System66 preamp allows you to adjust your sound to suit you. The volume, 3-band EQ, and mid FQ controls provide amazing tone shaping capabilities that will undoubtedly make your sound unique, but still retain the gorgeous natural qualities of an acoustic guitar. Better still, the onboard tuner means you can quickly tune up stress-free before your gig.
The interior of this guitar has been meticulously designed to increase the depth and richness of the guitar’s sound. After extensive research and feedback, the new scalloped bracing pattern was devised. It promises a tremendously resonant tone that is achieved by projecting more volume and increasing the low to mid range frequencies. It also allows greater and more balanced sound pressure, along with a brilliant dynamic range, through the way such resonance sits more centrally.
The nato back and sides of this guitar offer tonal properties that are very similar to mahogany. It produces a magnificent rich tone which provides an underlying depth to which overtones can shine with clarity. The spruce top brings a wonderful brightness to the tone, ensuring that the higher frequencies are articulated well. The combination of the two woods results in a beautifully constructed guitar that produces a gorgeous balanced sound, perfect for any playing style.