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Alvarez ADM66CEAR Artist Elite Dreadnought Natural

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6-string Acoustic-electric Artist Elite Dreadnought Guitar w/Bevel-Armrest with Solid African Mahogany Top, African Mahogany Back and Sides, and LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pickup - Natural

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Artist Artist Dreadnoughts are powerful and rewarding. Great for strumming, flat-picking and lead work. The ADM66CEAR is a lively dreadnought that delivers a warm, focused tone from its all-Mahogany construction. Its understated cosmetics make for a classy-looking guitar, augmented by our standard width bevel-armrest, made from Ebony. This acoustic electric version is fitted with the fantastic LR Baggs Element pick up and StagePro EQ for optimal live performance.

About Artist Elite

In conceptualizing Artist Elite, our goal was to produce a collection of guitars beyond comparison. This incredible line of guitars is the culmination of years of R&D that allow us to develop custom style instruments from amazing tonewoods with a truly radiant vibe. Artist Elite guitars look amazing, sound rich and offer a level of fit and finish rarely attainable at such price points. Master Luthiers around the world have been crafting bevel-edged armrest guitars for many years. The feature makes the guitar more comfortable to play while adding a finesse to the instrument, allowing the maker to engage their skill and craftsmanship.

What Alvarez Says...

After 55 years of making guitars, continual improvement through the use of emerging technologies, processes, and materials is still at the heart of our culture. Alvarez guitars are constructed correctly in every sense, from raw material preparation to construction and manufacturing processes. Our tonewoods are carefully cured; our components such as neck blocks and wood joints are carefully designed. The painting, sanding and polishing techniques we use are continually researched and developed, and our tone is impeccably crafted and married to a stable, consistent and lively soundbox. The term “solid top” refers to the guitar’s soundboard being made of solid wood rather than laminates. However, even when the guitar top is made of solid wood, the tone of the instrument only improves significantly when the whole guitar is built correctly to optimize the energy a solid soundboard can generate. Artist Series is built to do exactly this. Each model is designed to get the best out of its components, and for them to work together to produce balance, lively projection and great response. These components include our FS6 bracing design, which allows the soundbox to sing and brings uniformity across Dreadnought, Grand Auditorium, OM and Parlor body sizes. This means the voicing has a similar character, but the individual tone is more purely influenced by the size and shape of the guitar. Our bi-level bridge is designed to heighten string tension and improve sustain and response. Real bone nut and saddle, premium tonewoods, and our crafted attenuated finish all further the quality of construction and positively impact the performance of the instrument. The personality and voicing of Artist Series is open, dynamic and instantly responsive. This caring approach to development comes from one simple goal: To deliver the best guitars in the market at every price point, instruments that are truly amazing value and offer a fantastic player experience.

Alvarez ADM66CEAR Artist Elite Dreadnought Natural Features:

  • 6-string Artist Elite Series Dreadnought Shadowburst
  • Layered Mahogany back and sides
  • Clear-sounding solid Solid African MahoganyTop
  • LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
  • Comfortable dimensions

Series Artist Elite
String Type Steel
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape Dreadnought
Body Style Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Right-Handed
Color Natural
Finish Gloss
Top Wood Solid African Mahogany
Back & Sides Wood African Mahogany
Armrest
Ebony
Body Bracing FST2 - Forward Shifted, Assymetric Tone Bars
Binding Ebony
Neck Wood Mahogany w/Semi-Gloss Finish
Neck Shape Alvarez
Fingerboard Material Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay
Fingerboard Inlay Mother of Pearl
Number of Frets 21
Scale Length 25 1/2"
Tuning Machines Premium Die Cast
Bridge Material Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood
Nut/Saddle Material Real Bone
Nut Width 1 3/4"
Neck Joint Dovetail
Body Width 395mm
Body Depth Heel/Base 100/124mm
Overall Length 1042mm
Electronics LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
Strings D’Addario EXP16
Case Included None
Manufacturer Part Number ADM66CEAR