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Yamaha APX500III Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Dusk Sun Red


The world’s best-selling acoustic electric guitar, the 500-series embodies the pure spirit of Yamaha guitars – the perfect balance of performance, value and dependability. The new 500III models feature all-new pickup systems with a more powerful, dynamic tone and upgraded cosmetics that combine on-stage attitude with refined, timeless good looks. APX’s thin-line body combines incredible comfort, easy top-fret access and a sound perfectly suited to on-stage use with bright, clear mid , balanced highs and controlled lows. Specially designed non-scalloped X-type bracing allows the guitar’s top to sing and maximizes the resonance of the unique body shape for a full, natural tone. With dynamics, sensitivity and clarity built into the design from day one, APX is a guitar not to be underestimated.

Product Features

  • The APX’s thin-line body offers incredible comfort, top-fret access, and a sound perfect for on-stage use.
  • Specially designed non-scalloped X-type bracing maximizes body resonance for full, natural tone.
  • Under-saddle piezo pickup with 3-band equalizer, adjustable mid-range frequency control, and a precision chromatic tuner.
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty on Top, Neck, Back and Sides

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J. Taylor says:

From a toy feel to a grand slam. This guitar has potential but you must take it to the next level with some mods. UPDATE #1 (includes new info on changing the tuning pegs) Note: I will soon be doing an update on how to make this little guitar completely wireless.I bought this guitar for my 7 year old.What I like:1) 3/4 size is the perfect size for a kid 10 years or younger. For kids 10-13 you may want to try a 7/8 parlor size guitar. However, a 3/4 size guitar is also the perfect travel guitar for adults so don’t hesitate buying a 3/4 because you will keep it around for…

Summer says:

great little guitar I love this little guitar. it’s perfect for my smaller hands to move around on the fretboard. I’ve been taking guitar lessons for a year and own a full size acoustic and a electric but I love that this one is both. For the price I wish it came with a stand and cable for an amp though but it’s a great starter guitar for kids or a person with smaller hands. I would recommend it. it’s acoustic and electric. You will need to buy an amp with a cable to use it as an electric but no cable is needed…

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