Alvarez Artist AJ80CE Jumbo Acoustic Guitar
Big, blonde and beautiful. The AJ80 Jumbo is a powerhouse guitar and incredible value.
The LR Baggs StagePro Element is a side-mounted preamp/EQ that offers battery access and a full chromatic tuner that is hidden beneath the control panel to maintain a clean, classy look. The three band EQ with phase inversion and Garrett Null notch filter controls deliver warm, pristine sound even under the most challenging conditions.
Hand-selected solid tops; forward shifted scalloped bracing, awesome tone and player experience.
The term solid top of course refers to the soundboard of an acoustic guitar being made of solid wood, rather than being laminated. However, just because the top is solid, it does not necessarily mean the sound automatically benefits from this feature. The tone of the instrument only improves significantly when the whole guitar is built correctly to really release the energy a solid soundboard can generate. Artist Series is built to do exactly this.
Each model is designed to get the best out if its components, and for them to work together to produce a tone and player experience, rarely found in affordable instruments. These components include our FST2M bracing system, bi-level bridge, real bone nut and great quality tone woods.
FSTM is a forward shifted X brace design. Both the X braces and asymmetric tone bars are scalloped. Moving the system forward allows for a larger soundboard, which is optimized with a solid maple bridge plate for both strength and energy.
- Series: Alvarez Artist
- Top Wood: Solid A+ Sitka Spruce
- Back & Sides Wood: Maple
- Shape: Jumbo w/ Cutaway
- Neck: Maple
- Bracing System: FST2M - Forward Shifted, Scalloped X
- Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
- Inlays: Abalone & Mother of Pearl
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Nut & Saddle: Real Bone
- Tuners: Premium Die Cast
- Binding: Ivory ABS
- Neck: Joint Dovetail
- Neck meets body: 14th Fret
- Pickup / EQ: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up
- Strings: D'Addario EXP
If you'd like us to get this guitar in hand and give you a personal description, call us at 662-323-3824, and we'll be happy to take care of you.?ÿ
If you'd like a specific set of strings, let us know that, as well. We'll be glad to restring your new guitar before we ship it to you.