Yamaha AC3 All Solid Acoustic Electric Guitar

$1,199.00$1,299.00 inc GST

Brand: Yamaha

The Yamaha AC3 ARE (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement), concert cutaway guitar, features all-solid rosewood/mahogany back and sides with sitka spruce top with Yamaha’s original A.R.E. wood-torrefaction technology. Natural, dynamic plugged-in tone from the SRT2 pickup system perfectly suit your performance on the stage.

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Yamaha AC3 Acoustic Electric Guitar

The Yamaha AC3 ARE (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement), concert cutaway guitar, features all-solid rosewood/mahogany back and sides with sitka spruce top with Yamaha’s original A.R.E. wood-torrefaction technology. Natural, dynamic plugged-in tone from the SRT2 pickup system perfectly suit your performance on the stage.

Features:

  • Concert Body Cutaway
  • Solid Sitka Spruce Top with A.R.E.
  • Solid Rosewood/Mahogany Back & Sides
  • New Scalloped Bracing for Louder, Richer Acoustic Sound
  • Natural, Dynamic Plugged-in Sound by SRT2 System
  • High Comfort Neck Profile
  • Simple and Distinctive Looks
  • Elixir Strings
  • Hard Bag Included


A SERIES THE NEXT LEVEL

Designed to be the ideal performance acoustic guitar, the Yamaha A series is crafted from the ground up to be perfectly suited to life on the road. With natural, dynamic plugged-in tone and stage-ready simplicity from the new SRT2 pickup system; played-in comfort out of the box thanks to hand-rolled fingerboard edges on a straight taper neck; a custom designed scalloped bracing pattern for an all-new powerful, expressive acoustic tone and Yamaha’s legendary road-ready construction to make sure it’s ready when you are, night after night, the A series is the perfect guitar to take your playing to the next level.


Choice of Rosewood or Mahogany Back and Sides

Rosewood models offer well-balanced tone from low to high, while mahogany provides rich mid-range with quick response.Yamaha AC3 rosewood or mahogany


SRT2 Electronics

SRT2 is a new pickup system developed independently by Yamaha and optimized for stage performance. From a piezo sound that cut through when in a mix to a warm, pure acoustic sound that is like recorded by using the vintage microphone in the recording studio, SRT2 allows you to reproduce a sound that you can really use on stage. With SRT2 you can mix these two sounds to attain the exact balance you want to achieve a distinctive tone

What’s more, the ability to select from two different mic types lets you choose the optimal sound for your playing style and for the song you are performing. (SRT2 is applied to the A5 and A3 only.)

Yamaha AC3 Pickup system

 
  • A: Volume Control
  • B: Treble Control
  • C: Bass Control/AFR (Auto Feedback Reduction) [PUSH]
  • D: Blend Control/Mic Type Switch [PUSH]

Yamaha’s proprietary SRT pickup design uses individual elements for each string to give an ultra-clear, ultra-wide bandwidth signal with far better dynamic response and tonal accuracy than a regular, ribbon-type piezo pickup.


Mic Modelling

A3R/AC3R

  • Mic Type 1: Neumann U67 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • Mic Type 2: Royer R122 Active Ribbon Microphone
 

A3M/AC3M

  • Mic Type 1: Neumann KM56 Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
  • Mic Type 2: Royer R122 Active Ribbon Microphone

Mic characteristics

  • Neumann U67: Wide frequency and dynamic range with silky high ends
  • Neumann KM56: Delicate and smooth high frequency
  • Royer R122: Fully balanced sound with warm mid-range and soft high frequency

Shipping Dimensions

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 600 × 200 × 1200 mm

Body Shape Concert Body Cutaway
Scale Length 650mm (25 9/16”)
Body Length 497mm (19 9/16″)
Total Length 1038mm (40 7/8″)
Body Width 380mm (14 15/16″)
Body Depth 100-120mm (3 15/16″ – 4 3/4″)
Nut Width 43mm (1 11/16”)
String Spacing * 11.0mm
Top Material Solid Sitka Spruce A.R.E. w/Scalloped Bracing
Back Material Solid Rosewood/Solid Mahogany
Side Material Solid Rosewood/Solid Mahogany
Neck Material African Mahogany 3ply
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Fingerboard Radius R400mm (15 3/4″)
Bridge Material Ebony
Nut Material Urea
Saddle Material Urea
Bridge Pins Black ABS with White Dot
Tuners Die-cast Chrome(TM29T)
Body Binding Mahogany + Cream
Soundhole Inlay Rosewood + Mahogany + Black + White
Pickguard Tortoise Pattern
Body Finish Gloss
Neck Finish Matt
Electronics SRT2 (SYSTEM71)
Controls Vol/Mic Type Select(2 types)/Treble/Bass/SRT-Piezo Blend/AFR
Connections LINE OUT
Strings Elixir NANOWEB 80/20 Bronze Light
Accessories Soundhole Cover, Hex Wrench
Case Hard Bag

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Shipping Dimensions

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 600 × 200 × 1200 mm

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