Alvarez AF60CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar, Shadowburst (2016)
Alvarez AF60CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar, Shadowburst (2016)Details
The Alvarez AF60CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar is perfect for beginners and flatpickers. Whilst being marginally smaller than standard guitar, its folk size body offers a powerful projection despite its small size. Constructed with a solid sitka spruce top, and a mahogany body, the Alvarez AF60CESHB yields a superb warm tone with crisp articulation that fits well in any mix. For bigger venues, this stunning folk guitar is equipped with a LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up, along with a discreet side-mounted EQ and built-in chromatic tuner.
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Sitka Spruce Top
This Alvarez Folk guitar model is constructed to get best out of its smaller body. It is a lively and full sounding guitar that is suitable for all styles of playing whether finger style or strumming. Crafted from a solid A grade sitka spruce top, along with a mahogany body, the Alvarez AF60CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar offers a traditional appearance and a superb tone. This stunning sitka spruce top has been especially hand selected from quarter-sawn wood, and produces a crisp, versatile tone suitable for many styles of playing. The AF60CESHB produces a powerful, direct and un-muddied sound and will retain its clarity when you strum hard.
As well as sitka spruce, mahogany is also a dense wood that is capable of delivering a a warm and woody tone with a slightly emphasised mid range. Mahogany also offers a balanced tone that accommodates a versatile range of different playing styles, and is a great choice for those looking for one instrument that can handle many styles from fingerstyle to strumming.
With its Folk body shape, the Alvarez AF60CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar features a smooth cutaway design. This particular type of design offers more than just a visual appeal and allows easier access to the higher frets, offering tonal versatility.
LR Baggs StagePro EQ System
Like many electro acoustic models from Alvarez, the AF60CESHB Electro Acoustic Guitar is equipped with a LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up for 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. Its discreet EQ sidemount located on the upper bout, allows you to effortlessly achieve the perfect tone and features phase inversion and Garrett Null notch filter controls deliver warm, pristine sound even under the most challenging conditions. Furthermore, a built-in chromatic tuner provides fast and easy tuning, and includes battery access that is hidden beneath the control panel, maintaining a clean, classy look.
Authentic Real Bone Nut for Enhanced Sustain
The AF60CESHB is equipped with a real bone nut, which offers excellent resonance and sustain compared to modern materials. 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
Finally, the AF60CESHB is equipped with a set of D’Addario EXP strings. These plain steel strings 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 for the optimum performance.
- Equipped with a LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
- Discreet sidemount EQ also features a built-in chromatic tuner
- Folk body shape provides a powerful tone despite its smaller body
- Sitka Spruce soundboard offers a stunning grain, with crisp articulation and a powerful projection
- Mahogany body delivers a warm, dark tone that fits well in any mix
- Forward shifted X brace design delivers a larger soundboard and enhances the sound
- Ornate details include Ivory ABS binding, detailed rosette and mother of pearl and abalone inlays
- A real bone nut offers an authentic appearance and offers excellent resonance and sustain
- Stunning Shadowburst finish offers a unique appearance
- D’Addario EXP strings provide a superb, long-lasting tone and playing ease
Body & Bridge
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Body Shape: Folk/OM
- Back/ Side Wood: Mahogany
- Top Material: Solid A+ Sitka Spruce
- Bracing: FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
- Finish: Shadowburst
- Binding: Ivory ABS
- Scale Length: 648mm
- Body Depth: 100mm
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Joint: Dovetail
- Neck Finish: 50/50 Semi gloss finish
- Nut: Real Bone
- Nut Width: 44.45mm
- Fret Joint: 14th Fret
- Number of Frets: 21
- Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
- Inlays: Abalone & Mother of Pearl
Hardware & Electronics
- Electronics: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
- Tuners: Premium Die Cast
- Strings: D’Addario EXP
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