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Yamaha APX600 Thinline - Vintage White

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6-string Acoustic-electric Guitar with Sitka Spruce Top, Tonewood Back and Sides, Nato Neck,  Rosewood Fingerboard, and Yamaha Electronics - Vintage White
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The Yamaha APX600 is another example of the high-quality craftsmanship and affordability that Yamaha is known for. The APX600 offers great sound, a smooth playing feel, and an eye-catching style at a great price. This thinline cutaway acoustic-electric features a built-in tuner and a System 65A preamp piezo pickup system, great for plugging in and playing coffeehouse gigs with natural acoustic sound that people will love. The spruce top helps the Yamaha APX600 pump out great tone even when you're playing unplugged. Acoustic players here at Music Experience love the APX600 for its affordability and great tone.

Yamaha APX600 Acoustic-Electric Guitar at a Glance:

  • Thin Body and Cutaway For Excellent Playability
  • 634mm Scale Length for Enhanced Comfort
  • Narrower String Spacing Makes Stretching for Chords Easier
  • New Bracing Pattern For More Powerful Bass Response
  • Stage-focused Pickup Sound to Cut Through a Mix
  • Inlaid Soundhole Rosette

Comfort and playability

The Yamaha APX600 is a thinline acoustic-electric guitar, which means it has a thinner profile that fits up close to your body, so it's easy and comfortable to play. A thinner body doesn't mean the APX600 isn't thick on great sound. It features a spruce top and a rosewood fingerboard and bridge that combine to put out a superior, far-reaching tone. Yamaha uses locally sourced tonewoods for the neck and body in an effort to minimize waste and support sustainable harvesting of wood.

Piezo pickup system provides great amplified tone

When you do want to plug in your Yamaha APX600, you'll have a solid system to deliver great amplified tone. It has a piezo pickup system, which helps to give it a truly realistic, natural acoustic voice when it's pumping through a PA system. Another cool touch: you've got an onboard tuner, so you can always get your APX600 right in tune.

What Yamaha Says...

As an electric guitarist in the 1980s, if you wanted to play acoustic on stage there were few options for you that really worked. In 1987, Yamaha made the first acoustic guitar that could be taken from a guitar rack, plugged in and played at volume, problem free; no more howling feedback, misplaced mics or the dreaded extended sound check….The APX series didn’t just focus on sound - every element was tweaked to be an easy switch for an electric player on-stage, from the stylish finishes to the cutaway body and the slim, electric-guitar style neck. In any electro-acoustic, the combination of the guitar’s acoustic sound and its pickup is the heart of the sound. The latest APX600 features a unique undersaddle piezo pickup, Yamaha’s proprietary Pickup-R transducer – the same pickup as featured in the highly acclaimed A Series range and boasting incredible dynamic range, natural tone and the feedback rejection and mix-friendly sound that guitarists need and want. Yamaha’s legendary active preamp is still a big feature of APX, and being built by Yamaha’s audio-visual division, the sound quality is everything you’d expect from the world’s number one. Styles have changed a little since 1987, but the essence of APX is the same as ever. Today’s APX guitars boast a more natural look, 5mm deeper body for better bass response and greater volume and, under the hood, a new non-scalloped bracing pattern for a responsive, dynamic tone.

    Yamaha APX600 Thinline Acoustic-Electric Guitar Features:

    • Spruce top puts out great resonant tone
    • Thinline cutaway body is light and sits comfortably against your body
    • System 65A preamp piezo pickup system provides solid amplified tone
    • Rosewood fingerboard offers great feel and response

              String Type Steel
              Number of Strings 6
              Body Shape
              APX Thinline
              Body Style Cutaway
              Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
              Color Vintage White
              Finish Gloss
              Top Wood
              Solid Spruce
              Back & Sides Wood
              Tonewood
              Body Bracing
              Scalloped
              Neck Wood
              Nato
              Binding Cream
              Radius 15.74"
              Fingerboard Material
              Rosewood
              Fingerboard Inlay Dots
              Number of Frets 20
              Scale Length 25"
              Tuning Machines Die-cast Chrome
              Bridge Material
              Rosewood
              Nut/Saddle Material Urea/Urea
              Nut Width
              1.6875"
              Strings .012-.053
              Case Included None
              Electronics
              Yamaha System-65
              Manufacturer Part Number
              APX600VW

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