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      Yamaha NCX1200R Acoustic-Electric Classical Guitar (621050)
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The cutaway body design offers extended playability making the NCX1200R perfect for a wide range of styles.

The Yamaha NCX1200R guitar inherits many of the characteristics of classical guitars, such as fingerboard width, neck shape, body thickness, and 12th fret joint. Its cutaway bodies and lower string height offer more flexible playability. The NCX line is designed to provide not only classical guitarists with an instrument that is a pleasure to play, but other guitarists playing a wide range of musical styles from flamenco to Latin to popular, and much more.

The Yamaha NCX1200R offers all the sophistication of a classical guitar along with outstanding, playability, and rich, high-quality tone in a truly professional acoustic guitar. It starts with a solid Sitka spruce top, for warm, balanced tone. The neck is African mahogany, while the back and sides are rosewood. Rosewood is a tropical hardwood that has long been the material of choice for acoustic guitar sides and backs. Harder and heavier than maple, it provides firm support for the guitar's resonating top and delivers rich, well-balanced overtones. Its warm quality is perfect for nylon string tone.

Classical, flamenco, Latin, or pop, whatever your style, these guitars play and sound great thanks to a traditional design ready to accommodate a wide range of playing styles. The neck shape is identical to that on a classical guitar. The NCX1200R's bracing design focuses on delivering the best of nylon-string tone, with warmth and excellent response. It produces a well-balanced tone over the instrument's entire range and enables this acoustic-electric guitars to accommodate a wide range of playing and musical styles

The NCX1200R classical guitar also features the A.R.E. (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement), an original wood reforming technology developed by Yamaha. Through precise control of temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure, the molecular properties of the wood can be manipulated into a more acoustically ideal condition, similar to the molecular characteristics of woods in instruments that have been played for years. In NX Series guitars, this treatment results in a sound close to that of a vintage guitar that has been played for years. It produces a sharper tone while simultaneously controlling dissonance in the high range. Instruments that have undergone this process have received high marks from a great number of musicians. Their evaluations are nearly identical to those for guitars that have been played for years, and their comments often include terms such as "well settled," "mature," "warm," "excellent resonance," and "clear."

Yamaha's ART (Acoustic Resonance Transducer) pickup system is purpose designed to offer the most natural, dynamic and expressive electro-acoustic sound on the market. Proprietary multi-layer contact sensors perfectly combine ultra-wide dynamic range with outstanding feedback rejection for the most accurate and natural performance sound. The Yamaha guitar uses a 2-way system with contact pickups mounted on the treble and bass sides of the guitar bridge. To reduce unwanted feedback caused by vibration the NX Series contact pickup uses an additional multilayer damper to ensure the tone is captured in its purest form. Complementing the warm, full mid-range of the nylon-string tone, the System 61 preamp allows individual volume control over the treble and bass side pickups, allowing you to get the perfect blend for your style. The System 61 preamp also features a 3-band EQ for sound shaping and an on-board tuner. Case sold separately.

Yamaha NCX1200R Acoustic-Electric Classical Guitar Features:

  • Body Classical Style and Standard Depth
    Top Solid Sitka Spruce
    Back Solid Rosewood
    Side Solid Rosewood
    Neck African Mahogany
    Body Depth 94-100mm
    Nut Width 52mm
    String Length 650mm (25 9/16")
    Color Natural
    Preamp System61 2way A.R.T.
    Case sold separately





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  • Amazing!!!

    As reviewed by Paul Cullen on 7/29/2010

    Wow...I can't believe the difference from my Ibanez Nylon string. It's alive, responsive and has a rich tone. You can actually play with dynamics!! I can't wait to go to my gigs every night and pick it up when I wake up in the morning. There was no problem moving up the the 52mm nut width from the 48. It feels more natural. I play live with the Fishman Soloamp, which I highly suggest!! I've had non musicians comment on how good I sound with the Yamaha. I have recorded on my Apple with Logic Pro. It sounds really good just plugged straight in and can't wait to experiment with micing it!! Other than my Macbook Pro, it's the best investment I've made in my music career.

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  • Yamaha Classical NCX1200R

    As reviewed by TD on 6/6/2010

    Yamaha has been a respected name in instruments for a long time and especially in the classical guitar community, but this guitar isnt just for classical players as those playing fingerstyle, flamenco, ragtime, folk or whatever will not be let down. It has a sweet low, fast action and wide neck with its spruce top it projects loud, crisp and brilliant tone.If you like a more modern style check out the "Yamaha NTX900FM Acoustic-Electric Classical Guitar"

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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  • The search is over...

    As reviewed by wendell au on 4/5/2013

    All the other GC reviewers nailed it: best gigging and playing guitar under $1000. Sound quality is equally impressive with ARE technology. Sounds as mature as my 1975 Alvarez. Wonder how much better the NCX-2000R sounds @ $2000 more! Yamaha missed just one thing--normal tension strings are flappy on the B and E so I changed to high tension after the second gig. Game over, the search has ended--very happy with this guitar (I need no other).

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