Takamine Announce New Pro Series Models

Published 11 years ago on September 12, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Takamine has announced the introduction of 14 new acousticmodels to add to it's 2012 catalogue. Takamine describe their ProSeries range as the very best of "Plugged-in" technology"with luxury of the finest inlay work and unparalleledquality.

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PRESS RELEASE:  Takamine celebratethe introduction of its new Pro Series 1, Series 2 and Series 3electro-acoustic guitars. Each Takamine Pro Series instrument iscarefully hand-crafted in the foothills of the Japanese Alps.There, dedicated craftsmen create instruments of unique beauty andsonic excellence.

The seven new Pro Series 1 and Series 2 models includethe P1D, P1DC, P1JC, P1JC-12, P1M, P1NC,P2DC steel-string acoustic/electric guitars.

All Pros Series 1 guitars feature a solid cedar top, sapele backand sides, "X" bracing, and smooth gloss top with satin finishneck, back and sides, All feature an African mahogany neck withrosewood fretboard, rosewood pin-less split bone saddle, bone nutand chrome machine heads. On-board electronics include the renownedTakamine Palathetic™ pickup and the latest-generation CT4B IIthree-band preamplifier.

The P1D  non-cutaway6-string, P1DC cutawaydreadnought, P1JC  jumbo cutaway6-string, and P1JC-12 jumbo  cutaway12-string guitars provide full-size Takamine acoustic sound andelectric performance.

The P1M orchestra-style model offersversatile dynamics and characteristically strong midrange withelegant styling and smooth playability.

The P1NC  delivers the full andbalanced tone from a classic Takamine NEX/grand auditorium-stylebody with an elegant Venetian cutaway.

The P2DC  offers a solid spruce topwith classic Takamine tone and playability, great projection,balance and harmonic richness.

The seven new Pro Series 3 models include the P3D,P3DC, P3DC-12, P3MC, P3NC, P3NY steel-stringand P3FCN classical acoustic/electricguitars.

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All Pros Series 3 guitars feature a solid cedar top, solidsapele back, scalloped hand-cut "X" bracing for optimum voicing, asmooth, a comfortable all-satin finish and rosette concentric ringswith artful wood marquetry. All feature an African mahogany neckwith rosewood fretboard, rosewood pin-less split bone saddle, bonenut and gold machine heads with amber buttons. On-board electronicsinclude the renowned Takamine Palathetic™pickup and thelatest-generation CT4B II three-band preamplifier.

The P3D non-cutaway6-string, P3DC  cutaway 6-string,and P3DC-12cutaway 12-string guitars providefull-size Takamine acoustic sound, style and performance, employingresonant tone woods, elegant appointments and state-of-the-artelectronics.

The P3MC orchestra-style model offersversatile dynamics and characteristically strong midrange withelegant styling and smooth playability.

The P3NCdelivers the finest acousticsound, style and performance from a classic Takamine NEX/grandauditorium-style body with an elegant Venetian cutaway.

The performance of the P3NY"New Yorker"parlour-styleacoustic belies its diminutive size by offering aclear, full-bodied voice resounding with sweetness andcharacter.

Takamine's long history in classical guitar construction isembodied in the P3FCN  contemporarynylon string acoustic/electric, designed to deliver classical nylonstring tone in modern live and recording environments.


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