Alvarez AD66CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar, Shadowburst (2016)
Alvarez AD66CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar, Shadowburst (2016)Details
The Alvarez AD66CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar is beautifully crafted with an all-mahogany body, for a warm tone with plenty of fullness. In addition to its stunning acoustic voice, the AD66CESHB Electro Acoustic 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 any level of player.
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Solid African Mahogany
The Alvarez AD66CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar features an all-mahogany body, which offers a lightweight instrument, as well as a beautiful tone. Mahogany's dense properties produces a bright, rich tone, with plenty of fullness. By using mahogany for the soundboard, the Alvarez AD66CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar delivers a focused sound with strong mids, which is great for recording and live work. In addition, its stunning Shadowburst finish, on the mahogany top brings out the grain to create a warm look to match its tone.
The Alvarez AD66CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar also features a forward shifted X brace design, where both the X braces and asymmetric tone bars are scalloped. By moving the system forward it provides a larger soundboard, which is optimised with a solid maple bridge plate for both strength and energy.
LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
Like many guitars from Alvarez, the AD66CESHB 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 stunning dreadnought 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, for the optimum performance.
Equipped D'Addario EXP Strings
D’Addario EXP strings 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 a LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick U
- Includes a built-in chromatic tuner with easy battery access
- Alvarez ‘66 models are beautifully finished and have a deep glass-like shine
- Solid African mahogany top delivers a focused sound with strong mids, great for recording and live work
- Forward shifted X brace design offers a larger soundboard and enhances strength and energy
- Shadowburst finish on the mahogany top brings out the grain to create a warm look to match its tone
- A real bone nut offers an authentic appearance and offers excellent resonance and sustain
- Ornate details include Ivory ABS binding, rosewood fingerboard with Abalone and mother of pearl inlays, and an intricate rosette around the soundhole
- D'Addario EXP strings provide a superb, long-lasting tone and playing ease
Body & Bridge
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Body Shape: Dreadnought
- Back/ Side Wood: Mahogany
- Top Material: Solid African Mahogany
- Bracing: FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
- Finish: Shadowburst/Gloss
- Binding: Ivory ABS
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Joint: Dovetail
- Nut: Real Bone
- Fret Joint: 14th Fret
- Number of Frets: 21
- Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
- Overall Length (mm): 1042
- Body Width (mm): 395
- Body Depth at Heel (mm): 100
- Body Depth at Base (mm): 124
- Scale (mm): 648
- Scale (inches): 25 1/2"
- Nut Width (mm): 44.45mm
- Nut Width (inches): 1 3/4"
Hardware & Electronics
- Electronics: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick U
- Tuners: Premium Die Cast
- Strings: D’Addario EXP
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