Alvarez AC65HCE Electro Classical Guitar (2016)
Alvarez AC65HCE Electro Classical Guitar (2016)Details
The Alvarez AC65HCE Electro Classical Guitar is constructed from hand-selected western red cedar, along with a mahogany body, which offers a delicate warm tone, ideal for players with a lighter touch. Unlike the AC65CE, this Hybrid model features 22 frets and also a more comfortable neck profile, for fluid hand movement across the whole fingerboard. Its traditional Spanish fan bracing system delivers stability, balance and volume across all six strings, and features a Spanish heel. In addition to its stunning acoustic voice, the AC65HCE Electro Classical Guitar is also equipped with a LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up, and a built-in tuner. As well as D’Addario EXP strings that provide a superb, long-lasting tone, this affordable guitar is ideal for Flamenco style players.
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Traditional Spanish Fan System
The Classical guitar body shape features a Spanish origin as they are common for the typical Flamenco style associated with them. The Alvarez AC65HCE Electro Classical Guitar is equipped with a Traditional Spanish Fan System, which is a typical characteristic from Spain and applied to all Spanish guitars. This method features part of the guitar neck remaining inside the body when the guitar is constructed, providing the Spanish heel. As well as providing a traditional appearance, the main purpose of this particular type of bracing delivers enhanced sonic properties, better stability, along with durability.
Solid A+ Western Red Cedar Top
This hand-selected, quarter-sawn western red cedar top provides the perfect soundboard, which is particularly ideal for fingerstylists with a lighter touch. Compared to other tonewoods like spruce, cedar is less dense and delivers a warm tone. Cedar works well with a lighter touch, and provides a powerful tone which is perfect for Flamenco style playing. In addition, this stunning top is combined with a dark mahogany body, which adds to the warm tone of the cedar, and enhances the fullness.
LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
Like many guitars from Alvarez, the AC65HCE is equipped with a LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up that delivers a powerful volume for larger events. This innovative Element was engineered to mirror the soundboard’s actual movement as you play, and features a flexible film sensor only 2 thousandths of an inch thick which picks up the guitar’s most delicate nuances. Furthermore, its discreet EQ sidemount located on the upper bout, allows you to effortlessly achieve the perfect tone, and also tune up with its additional built-in tuner.
Authentic Real Bone Nut Delivers Enhanced Sustain
With its warm and delicate tone, this electro classical guitar also features a real bone nut, which maintains its authentic appearance and offers excellent resonance and sustain. A bone nut also delivers a very balanced tone, and will last a long time. In addition, this type of nut naturally self lubricates and helps you stay in tune for longer.
Equipped with D'Addario EXP Strings
Equipped with a set of D’Addario EXP strings, which are plain steel strings that feature hexagonal cores made of revolutionary NY High Carbon Steel. Manufactured in New York, these newly engineered, break-resistant, high-carbon strings deliver unprecedented strength and pitch stability, perfect for any style of playing.
- Equipped with LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up, with a discreet sidemount EQ
- Includes a built-in chromatic tuner for quick and easy tuning between performances
- Hybrid model with 22 frets and more comfortable neck profile for playability
- Artist 65 range renowned for producing responsive guitars with a warm and open tone
- Hand selected solid A-grade western red cedar from quarter-sawn wood, for the optimum quality
- Mahogany body delivers a warm, dark tone worthy of any playing style
- Tapered fan bracing system delivers stability, balance and volume across all six strings
- Cutaway design allows easier access to the higher frets, and offers a more versatile playing style
- A real bone nut offers an authentic appearance and offers excellent resonance and sustain
- D’Addario EXP strings provide a superb, long-lasting tone and playing ease
Body & Bridge
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Body Shape: Classical with Cutaway
- Back/ Side Wood: Mahogany
- Top Material: Solid A+ Western Red Cedar
- Bracing: Traditional Spanish Fan System
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Finish: Natural/Gloss
- Binding: Rosewood
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Joint: Spanish Heel
- Neck Finish: 50/50 Semi gloss finish
- Nut: Real Bone
- Fret Joint: 12th Fret
- Number of Frets: 22
- Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
- Overall Length (mm): 1016
- Body Width (mm): 373
- Body Depth at Heel (mm): 96
- Body Depth at Base (mm): 103
- Scale (mm): 650
- Scale (inches): 25 19/32"
- Nut Width (mm): 48
- Nut Width (inches): 1 7/8"
Hardware & Electronics
- Electronics: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
- Tuners: Chrome Open Gear Strip
- Strings: D’Addario EXP
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