The guitar pictured is the actual guitar you will receive!
At The Farm, we take actual pictures of each instrument and make sure they are fully set-up and ready to play before we ship them. Each instrument goes through a multi-point inspection, followed by a set-up process by our in-house tech staff. We then photograph each instrument with high-quality equipment in our on-site photography studio. We know that details like wood grain and color finishes can vary, so we want you to be able to see, to the best of our ability, exactly what you will be receiving.
This process takes over an hour for each instrument - from inspection to pictures. We care about the instrument we put into your hands! Rest assured your guitar was not just plucked off of a shelf and drop-shipped to you from a warehouse without care.
Designed to be the ideal performance acoustic guitar, the Yamaha A-Series is crafted from the ground up to be perfectly suited to life on the road. Natural, dynamic plugged-in tone and stage-ready simplicity from the SRT pickup system, played-in comfort out of the box thanks to hand-rolled fretboard edges on a straight taper neck, a custom designed scalloped bracing pattern for a powerful, expressive acoustic tone and Yamaha's legendary road-ready construction are among some of the highlights of this acoustic electric guitar.
SRT2 is a new pickup system developed independently by Yamaha, and optimized for stage performance. From a piezo sound that cut through when in a mix to a warm, pure acoustic sound that is like recorded by using the vintage microphone in the recording studio, SRT2 allows you to reproduce a sound that you can really use on stage. With SRT2 you can mix these two sounds to attain the exact balance you want to achieve a distinctive tone. What's more, the ability to select from two different mic types lets you choose the optimal sound for your playing style and for the song you are performing. Yamaha's proprietary SRT pickup design uses individual elements for each string to give an ultra-clear, ultra-wide bandwidth signal with far better dynamic response and tonal accuracy than a regular, ribbon-type piezo pickup.
A new sound has been developed for this A-series A3R acoustic electric guitar that is louder and stronger in the low-mid ranges, thanks to cutting-edge acoustic analysis technology developed by the Yamaha R&D Division. Their analysis led to the development of the new scalloped bracing for the top board and shorter bracing than normal for the back board. Also, treating the tops with Yamaha's exclusive A.R.E. (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement) process gives the instrument a rich, vintage quality tone, making it sound as though you'd been playing it for years from the very first moment you pick this guitar up.
Extensive research with players, luthiers and guitar techs has given the A-Series the feel and playability that today's acoustic electric players want, whether switching from electric to acoustic on-stage, recording a session with intricate open tunings, or practicing at home. This superb guitar features a straighter neck taper for easier high-fret playing, and hand-rolled fretboard edges to achieve a played-in feel.
The simple, organic design features wood binding and other techniques that capture the warmth of wood. The distinctive shape of the pick guard, which stands out when performing, is a revival of the N1000 guitar that Yamaha released in 1975.
- Brand: Yamaha
- Actual Weight: 5lbs 1oz
- Warranty: Limited Lifetime - USA only
- Scale Length: 25.5 Inches
- Number of Frets: 20
- Body Shape: Dreadnought
- Face Wood: Solid Sitka Spruce with A.R.E. Wood-Torrefaction Technology
- Body Wood: Solid Rosewood
- Neck Wood: African Mah
- Nut Width: 1 11/16 Inches - 43mm
- Orientation: Right Handed
- Fretboard Material: Ebony
- Cutaway: Yes
- Built in Electronics: Yes
- Vintage Natural Finish
- Case Type: Deluxe Hard Gig Bag
- Serial: IQ0260667
*For your protection all purchases over $99 will be shipped signature required.
You are buying a quality instrument made of wood. Each instrument goes thorough a pre-shipment inspection to ensure you are getting a great quality instrument. However, please keep in mind when instruments are shipped they can endure temperature changes as well as doing the "shipper shuffle" and therefore minor adjustments may be needed to set up the instrument to your personal preferences after receiving it.
Included in your shipment will be instructions on care and maintenance.
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The Music Farm is an Authorized Yamaha Dealer.