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Yamaha A-Series A3R Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Natural

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1500000048926   POS #:113183750
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Part of Yamaha's A-Series acoustic-electric guitars, the A3R Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric features a stunning, fresh look and their proprietary cutting-edge S.R.T. (Studio Response Technology) preamp/pickup system. The A3R pairs a solid Sitka spruce top with gorgeous rosewood back and sides. The solid tonewoods, paired with the guitar's generous c...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

Part of Yamaha's A-Series acoustic-electric guitars, the A3R Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric features a stunning, fresh look and their proprietary cutting-edge S.R.T. (Studio Response Technology) preamp/pickup system. The A3R pairs a solid Sitka spruce top with gorgeous rosewood back and sides. The solid tonewoods, paired with the guitar's generous cutaway design and slim neck profile make it an ideal choice for the modern guitarist looking for a reliable workhorse that is not only aesthetically pleasant, but feels and sounds amazing in any setting as well. The A3R is a performance-level "bang-for-your-buck" guitar that will last for years to come. Other appointments include a 3-ply African mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard and bridge, mahogany and cream body binding, die-cast chrome tuners, urea nut and saddle, and tortoise pattern pickguard. The stylish mahogany and rosewood rosette is complemented by another black and white rosette giving it even more visual appeal.

Comes with a hard bag.

S.R.T System
Yamaha's proprietary Studio Response Technology (S.R.T.) 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, S.R.T. 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.

S.R.T. Functions
The S.R.T 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.

Features

Body
  • Body type: Traditional Western
  • Cutaway: Single
  • Top wood: Solid Sitka spruce
  • Back & sides: Solid rosewood
  • Bracing pattern: Scalloped
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Slim
  • Nut width: 1.69" (43 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck wood: African mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.6"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Matte
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: Yamaha
  • Configuration: Preamp/piezo
  • Preamp EQ: 3-band
  • Feedback filter: AFR
  • Tuner: No 
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Ebony
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast chrome
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Urea
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features:
  • Case: Hard Bag
  • Accessories: Soundhole cover, hex wrench
  • Country of origin: China
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