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Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

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The C5-CE features a solid Canadian cedar top and mahogany back and sides. The construction is based upon the traditional Spanish classical guitar with the exception of a soft cutaway and a slightly t... Read More

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    $399.99 Top Seller

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Overview

The C5-CE features a solid Canadian cedar top and mahogany back and sides. The construction is based upon the traditional Spanish classical guitar with the exception of a soft cutaway and a slightly thinner neck than a full-sized classical guitar. The Fishman Isys+ 2-band pickup system produces a rich and natural sound when amplified - perfect for gigging and recording. Choose sunburst finish or natural.

Features Body
  • Body type:Classical
  • Cutaway:Single cutaway
  • Top wood:SolidCanadian Cedar
  • Back & sides:Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern:Spanish fan
  • Body finish:High GlossPolyurethane
  • Orientation:Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape:Traditional Classical
  • Nut width:1.96" (50mm)
  • Fingerboard:Rosewood
  • Neck wood:Mahogany
  • Scale length:25.6"
  • Number of frets:20
  • Neck finish:High Gloss
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp:Yes
  • Brand:Fishman
  • Configuration:Undersaddle piezo
  • Preamp EQ:2-band
  • Feedback filter:Phase
  • Tuner:Yes
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay:Indian Rosewood
  • Tuning machines:Gold
  • Bridge:Indian Rosewood
  • Saddle & nut:Bone
  • Number of strings:6-string
  • Special features:Inlays
  • Case:Sold separately
  • Accessories:None
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CordobaC5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

No Pros

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6), Yes (3)

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5.0

This is a really nice guitar

By Tony

from Denver

Verified Buyer

Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

This is a really nice guitar Priced Right In The Middle solid body feels great on your hands fretboard intonation is awesome can't say enough about it

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great guitar for any level of experience

By Chris

from Apple Valley, CA

Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I've had this guitar for a couple weeks now and I'm loving it! I got this guitar for guitar ensemble at school and it compliments well with other guitars. It has a nice sound and the pickup is great. The built-in tuner is very accurate and the cutaway is nice for higher solos. I would recommend this to any classical guitarist of any skill level.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(0 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

no

By Guitarist

from Chicago, IL

Pros

    Cons

    • Very inconsistent. Sharp frets. warped necks

    Best Uses

      Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I would use this guitar to beat Kenny G...

       
      5.0

      Great guitar!

      By King Cordoba

      from Rockford, IL

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I like the "snap" of the sound of a Cordoba and then its rich tones to follow. Electronics are great and work well with my sound system.

       
      4.0

      Love this Guitar!

      By Steve

      from Irvine, CA

      Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I tried numerous nylon guitars in the store but this and the GK Studio stood out to me. I enjoyed the low action and the (slimmer?) neck of the GK but this feels similar but somewhat closer toward a more traditional classical guitar. In the end I preferred the mellower tone of the cedar top on the C5CE. It sounds great acoustically and amplified. I can't stop playing it. Love the sound (and the smell)!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Good looking, bad experience

      By Pavel

      from Cincinnati, OH

      Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      defective

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The new suburst model is a beauty!

      By Dave

      from New York

      Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      Sunburst! I've played so many classicals in GC, and the C5 has always been my favorite for its perfectly playable neck and action. The neck is just right - not too narrow, not too wide, and flat, just the way I like it. As other's have mentioned, it has wonderful sound - resonant bass and clear treble. I have a Del Vecchio which I hand picked at the factory in Brazil 35 years ago, and it has always had the most beautiful sound, but unfortunately only a fair neck and action. The C5 matches its sound across the whole range, but is so much more playable. The only reason I never bought a C5 was that the original color was simply too bland for my tastes. As soon as I saw the sunburst model, I ordered it. It came in yesterday, and all I can say is that it is stunning - the pictures do not do it justice. My only quibble is that it came with Savarez strings, rather than my preferred EJ45's, but even then it plays and sounds superb.
      Bottom line - it's beautiful, plays wonderfully, and has superb sound, at a very reasonable price.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good ax

      By olddude

      from tulsa, ok.

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      happy so far.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Replacement of Damaged Guitar

      By Satisfied Customer

      from Honolulu Hawaii

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      Recreational use.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great guitar

      By Pauli

      from Lewiston ID

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Cordoba C5-CE Classical Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I love this guitar. I am totally addicted to the full sound I get when I plug it in. It looks and sounds great and the cutaway makes it so easy to play past the 12th fret

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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