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.
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.
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.
For more information visit www.takamineguitars.jp