7/25/2008 [Guitars & Basses]New Features Include Flamed Maple Tops, Upgraded Electronics
Yamaha CPX 500
"These are rich-sounding guitars for a variety of players, from the intermediate to experienced musicians, regardless of the musical style," said Dennis Webster, marketing manager, Yamaha Guitars.
The APX500FM, a thin-line acoustic-electric, is a flamed maple top version of the successful Yamaha APX500. It also features eastern mahogany back and sides, die-cast tuners, and the proprietary System55T preamp which includes our workhorse 1-way piezo pickup, 3-band EQ, adjustable midrange control and onboard tuner.
The CPX500 is a Yamaha Compass (medium jumbo) model with a Spruce top, eastern mahogany back and sides, die-cast tuners and System55T preamp, and is the full bodied "big brother" to the APX500 model. The CPX500FM features a flamed maple top.
"The APX thin-line acoustic electric series has always been a successful line for Yamaha Guitars and now, due to popular demand, we are offering new APX and Compass 500 models featuring beautiful flame maple tops, exceptional craftsmanship, and super-comfortable neck profiles at unbelievable prices," said Armando Vega, product manager, Yamaha Guitars.
For more information, write Yamaha Corporation of America, Pro Audio & Combo Division, Guitar Products, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.