Colors / FinishesAEX1500 AS:Antique Satin

  • AEX1500 AS:Antique Satin
  • AEX1500 YNS:Yellow Natural Satin

Arched Top Jazz Guitar



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Tradition and technology mix in equal measure on a superbly built archtop instrument that represents Yamaha's flagship, jazz-friendly, acoustic-electric hybrid.

The AEX1500 was designed in collaboration with jazz guitar legend Martin Taylor. This guitar is a fine example of Yamaha's vintage-meets-visionary philosophy.

Electric Guitars Catalog [English] Electric Guitars CatalogPDF [4.4MB]
AEX Catalogue [English] AEX CataloguePDF [2.1MB]
AEX1500 Brochure [English] AEX1500 BrochurePDF [2.1MB]

The colors and finishes shown may vary from those on the actual products.

The AEX1500 allows the player to explore new expressions in a jazz-orientated repertoire. On the one hand, its neck-mounted mini-humbucker reproduces those warm and mellow traditional archtop tones; on the other, the instrument carries a bridge-loaded piezo system for reproducing realistic amplified acoustic sounds. These two signal sources can be mixed together, offering an extensive palette of voicings and providing extensive tonal tailoring courtesy of the piezo's three-band EQ and adjustable (400Hz-2kHz) midrange.


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