Yamaha AC1M - Vintage Natural

6-string Acoustic-electric Guitar with Solid Sitka Spruce Top, Mahogany Back and Sides, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and System 66 Electronics - Vintage Natural
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Solid-top Acoustic-electric with Vintage Vibe and a Big Voice

In the Yamaha AC1M Concert acoustic-electric guitar, Yamaha offers a vintage look, excellent volume in the low-mid ranges, and great playability. With a solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides, this concert-sized guitar sounds fantastic. The Yamaha AC1M takes full advantage of Yamaha's acclaimed SRT piezo pickup for recording and stage performance. With its traditional System 66 preamp, you get volume, a built-in tuner, a 3-band EQ, and automatic midrange frequency control with a convenient slider.

Vintage style and superior playability

The Yamaha AC1M Dreadnought has a traditional concert body cutaway, allowing its lows and highs to resonate fully and project well through its circular soundhole. The western cutaway gives it a classic look, and because it offers better access to the upper frets, soloing is easier, as you can reach higher treble notes more comfortably. Sweetwater fingerstyle players love that!

Quality woods plus classic design equal brilliant sound

Sitka spruce is highly valued for guitar tops — and for good reason. This select grade of stiff but elastic softwood is equally suited to aggressive strumming, flatpicking, and even fingerpicking styles of play. The Yamaha AC1M features a solid Sitka top with mahogany back and sides, producing warm, balanced tones from low to high. This guitar just looks, plays, and sounds great.

Studio sound onstage

Normally you can best hear a guitar's subtle nuances when it's miked in the studio, but the Yamaha AC1M has Yamaha's SRT pickup, which brings those wonderful acoustic sounds to the stage. Further customization is provided through the AMF midrange frequency adjustment on the preamp control panel.

Yamaha AC1M Features:

  • 6-string acoustic-electric with traditional concert cutaway 
  • Solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides for bright, warm tone
  • SRT piezo pickup brings studio-quality sound to the performance stage
  • Convenient bulit-in tuner, 3-band EQ, and volume controls at your fingertips on the upper bout

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Tech Specs

String Type Steel
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape Concert
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Color Vintage Natural
Top Wood Solid Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides Wood Mahogany
Body Bracing Scalloped bracing
Binding Mahogany
Neck Wood 3-piece Mahogany
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay Dots
Number of Frets 20
Scale Length 25.5"
Tuning Machines Die-cast chrome
Bridge Material Rosewood
Nut Width 1.692"
Electronics SRT system preamp with undersaddle pickup
Manufacturer Part Number AC1M VN

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