The LL16-12 ARE 12-String features all-solid Rosewood back and sides with hand-selected premium Engelmann Spruce top. The combination of these tried-and-true tonewoods produce a tone that is balanced and articulate, with warmth to spare. A modified non-scalloped bracing design retains the L series' characteristic bright tone while enhancing low-end tone. The rosewood and mahogany 5-ply neck is carved into a comfortable slim profile. This traditional style offers stable grip and smooth playability over the full length of the neck.
Newly designed bracing pattern and A.R.E. (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement) treatment create rich warmth and open resonance while maintaining excellent tone balance which makes this guitar fit in a band perfectly. A.R.E. (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement) is an original wood reforming technology developed by Yamaha. Through precise control of temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure, the molecular properties of the wood can be manipulated into a more acoustically ideal condition, similar to the molecular characteristics of woods in instruments that have been played for years.
Yamaha's SRT Zero impact pickup ensure you a stress-free performance on stage. When professional guitarists want to record real acoustic guitar tone, they'll record the guitar with a microphone. That holds true for guitarists who prefer using electric-acoustics on stage as well. Electric-acoustics are very effective in live situations due to their ability to adjust sound and balance volume with the other instruments in the band. But the sound that electric-acoustics deliver is merely the amplified sound from a pick-up attached to the bridge or the top, and lacks true acoustic resonance and ambiance. True acoustic guitar tone that you hear on recordings only exists in the recording studio where experienced sound engineers have the means to capture that sound. Yamaha's SRT system lets you create that same studio recorded sound. The system lets you choose from three different high-end mic types as well as mic positioning. It also lets you obtain more detailed sound by blending the sound with that from the piezo pickup and adjusting resonance. The SRT series brings studio quality acoustic guitar sound to the stage that will amaze your audiences.
In addition, the Yamaha LL16-12 ARE includes a hardshell case.
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