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Yamaha Folk Guitar Series | Introducing FG Red Label

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Atmosfeel | Pickup and Preamp Demo


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The FGX5 Red Label dreadnought acoustic-electric guitar blends cutting-edge technology with time-honored design for an unparalleled playing experience. Featuring a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides, the FGX5 Red Label produces a tone that is balanced yet robust, with projection suited to any playing style. The FGX5 Red Label is ready to inspire musicians with its fusion of tradition and innovation.

Revolutionary Atmosfeel Pickup System

At the heart of the FGX5 Red Label is the groundbreaking Atmosfeel pickup system. Using a combination of piezo, microphone and sheet sensors, the Atmosfeel pickup delivers a natural, multidimensional tone when plugged in. With simple controls to blend the different pickup signals, musicians can easily dial in a sound tailored to their needs. The Atmosfeel pickup truly revolutionizes the acoustic-electric experience, enabling a level of tone shaping never before possible.

Acoustic Resonance Enhancement Provides Instant Vintage Tone

Through an exclusive torrefaction process, the FGX5 Red Label has been imbued with a rich, aged tone usually only found in vintage instruments. By manipulating heat, humidity and atmospheric pressure the A.R.E. alters the wood at a molecular level to mimic the qualities of wood that has been played for decades. As a result, the very first note rings with a depth and warmth as if the guitar has been your faithful companion for years.

Scalloped Bracing and Premium Materials

To complement its innovative electronics, the FGX5 Red Label features premium components and construction. Scalloped bracing provides a robust tone with full, even response across the tonal spectrum. A solid ebony fretboard and bone nut and saddle further enhance sustain and clarity. Finished with a classic semi-gloss and vintage-inspired V-shaped headstock, the FGX5 Red Label blends state-of-the-art technology with traditional craft to stunning effect.

Inspiring a New Generation of Players

With the perfect fusion of innovation and tradition, the FGX5 Red Label is an instrument to inspire passion in musicians. Its blend of premium materials, vintage-inspired design and groundbreaking electronics results in an unparalleled playing experience. Destined to become a legend in its own right, the FGX5 Red Label now awaits musicians ready to craft the music of tomorrow.

Yamaha FGX5 Red Label Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural Matte
Yamaha FGX5 Red Label Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural Matte
Yamaha FGX5 Red Label Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural Matte

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  • Synthetic pickguard with wood look
  • Black and white body binding
  • Black and white soundhole inlay
  • Ebony bridge pins
  • Elixir NANOWEB 80/20 Bronze light strings
  • Includes:
  • Hex wrench
  • Hardshell case
  • 2 x AA batteries

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  • Body type: Dreadnought
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Solid Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Solid Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Scalloped
  • Body finish: Semi-gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck shape: Not specified
  • Nut width: 1.75" (44 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck wood: African mahogany
  • Scale length: 25"
  • Number of frets:
  • Neck finish: Matte
  • Pickup/preamp: No
  • Brand: Yamaha
  • Configuration: Piezo and mic and contact sensor
  • Preamp EQ: 2-band
  • Feedback filter: No
  • Tuner: No
  • Headstock overlay: Not specified
  • Tuning machines: Open Gear chrome
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Saddle and nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features:
  • Case: Hardshell case 
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Japan