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Alvarez AF30CE Artist 30 Folk Acoustic-electric Guitar - Natural


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The Alvarez AF30CE Artist Series OM/Folk Acoustic-Electric Guitar stands out in the crowded market of acoustic-electric guitars, thanks to its well-thought-out design and quality construction. Aimed at delivering a high-quality instrument at an accessible price point, the AF30CE combines Alvarez's commitment to craftsmanship with practical, player-focused features.

Features and Specifications:

  • Body Type: Folk with a single cutaway for easier access to the upper frets.
  • Top Wood: Solid A Sitka spruce, known for its clarity and resonance.
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany, offering a warm, rich tone.
  • Bracing Pattern: FST2 - Forward shifted, scalloped, enhancing the soundboard's vibration and producing a more vibrant tone.
  • Finish: Light semi-gloss on the top with a satin body finish, allowing the guitar to resonate freely.
  • Neck Shape: Shallow V to C, designed for comfort and playability across all styles.
  • Nut Width: 1.75" (44.45 mm), accommodating a variety of playing styles with ease.
  • Electronics: Alvarez's own SYS250 side-mounted preamp with a 3-band EQ, Presence, and built-in tuner, ensuring versatile tone shaping and performance readiness.
  • Additional Features: Bi-level Indian Laurel bridge, real bone nut and saddle, chrome closed gear tuners, and D'Addario XTAPB1269 strings for optimal performance and reliability.

Why These Features Are Great for Guitarists:

  • Versatile Playability: The combination of the folk body, solid Sitka spruce top, and mahogany back and sides offers a balanced, dynamic sound suitable for a wide range of musical genres.
  • Enhanced Resonance: The AF30CE's construction, including the FST2 bracing and semi-gloss finish, is optimized to enhance the guitar's natural resonance, ensuring a full, expressive tone.
  • Comfortable Design: The neck's shallow V to C shape is comfortable for both strumming and fingerstyle playing, making it an excellent choice for extended playing sessions.
  • Stage-Ready Electronics: The SYS250 preamp system provides guitarists with the flexibility to shape their sound in live settings accurately, complemented by the convenience of a built-in tuner.
  • Quality Construction: Alvarez's attention to detail, such as the use of real bone for the nut and saddle and carefully selected tonewoods, ensures a high-quality instrument that sounds great and is built to last.

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