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Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup  

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Designed for performers, Yamaha A-series guitars share many things in common including a stunning fresh look, amazing playability, and the cutting edge S.R.T. (Studio Response Technology) piezo/pickup... Read More

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Designed for performers, Yamaha A-series guitars share many things in common including a stunning fresh look, amazing playability, and the cutting edge S.R.T. (Studio Response Technology) piezo/pickup. They are distinguished by their body style (either dreadnought or concert), the combination of woods, and their preamp configurations.

The Yamaha AC3M Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup is part of the A-series line of Yamaha acoustic-electric guitars.

The AC3M concert-size cutaway is designed for today's player who requires a reliable workhorse that looks, feels, and sounds amazing in all applications.

It represents excellent value with quality build & materials such as; Solid Sitka Spruce Top, Mahogany Neck, Solid Mahogany Back/Sides, Ebony Fingerboard/Bridge and a neck profile that is a thrill to play for hours on end.

SRT System
Bringing Back Lost Ambience; Yamaha's new proprietary Studio Response Technology (SRT) brings back the natural, ambient sound of an acoustic guitar, and it does it with the signal from the output jack. Using a sound modeling technique that utilizes data obtained through extensive analysis of four acoustic elements that are missing from conventional pickup systems- string and body resonance, ambience, vintage microphone characteristics, and professional micing techniques, SRT delivers The same tone that, until now, was only attainable by professional recording engineers in the world's finest studios is now easily usable by any player, on-stage or in the studio.

Using a sound modeling technique that utilizes data obtained through extensive analysis of four acoustic elements that are missing from conventional pickup systems- string and body resonance, ambience, vintage microphone characteristics, and professional micing techniques, SRT delivers a natural, studio-quality acoustic guitar tone. The same tone that, until now, was only attainable by professional recording engineers in the world's finest studios is now easily usable by any player, on-stage or in the studio. A sound that guitarists have long dreamed of is now a reality.

SRT Functions
The new SRT system lets you choose from three different high-end mic types as well as two mic positions that let you use techniques similar to those used in a recording studio. The system provides a total of six setting patterns. Click the buttons below the photos to hear the differences between various sound settings. The system also allows mixing of pickup and mic sound elements using the BLEND knob, and control of body resonance with the RESONANCE knob to create a wide range of rich, natural sounds. Hardshell case included.


Features
  • Concert-size with cutaway Body
  • Solid Sitka Spruce Top
  • Solid Mahogany Back & Sides
  • Mahogany Neck
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Ebony Bridge
  • Rosewood / Mahogany Sound hole Rosette
  • Rosewood Fingerboard Binding
  • Mahogany Body Binding
  • SRT System 63 Modeling Preamp
  • SRT Saddle/Piezo Pickup
  • Hardshell case included
Specifications
  • Nut Width: 43mm (1.69")
    String Length: 650mm (25.59")
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YamahaA-Series All Solid Wood Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup
 
4.5

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4.0

Quality guitar, AC3M

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from Two Harbors MN

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Pros

  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

  • Limited Tone Range

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing

Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

I've been an electric player for over 50 years, I just needed an acoustic to work on developing my solo skills. This guitar does that well, I put 10g Black Beauties on it as I don't want to tear up my fingers on heavy acoustic strings, and this way I can easily go from my electric stuff to this guitar. I was surprised how good the the tones and sustain are with these light strings but I'm sure it would sound fuller with 11's or 12's, I just don't want to retrain my left hand muscles/calouses. With this guitar/case package, I'm able to do what I want, with a nice gig ready sound, and not break the bank. If you don't want to haul around a 3000 guitar but want a reasonably high quality and stable instrument, this may be what you're looking for.

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5.0

Great Guitar!

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from California

Comments about Yamaha A-Series All Solid Wood Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar with SRT Preamp/Pickup:

Guitar Sounds Great, Very Professional, and Very Crisp. I love it!! neck feels great and the finish is awesome. the tuner is very accurate and sounds like a miracle plugged in. i recommend this to anyone looking for a good acoustic guitar.

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