SNAMM06: Yamaha CPX Electric Acoustic Guitars Overhauled
Enhanced sound with feedback virtually eradicated 15/07/06
According to Yamaha, their new Compass CPX electric acoustic series ups the ante for performance electric acoustics by offering a complete aesthetic upgrade and adding the revolutionary new Acoustic Resonance Transducer (A.R.T.) pickup system, which captures the guitarâ€™s true natural acoustic tone while virtually eliminating feedback. Similar to the new APX line, only with deeper bodies, the CPX700 and the CPX900 also feature a new preamp with a built-in tuner and frequency adjustable controls. See our earlier story about the APX series (Virtually Feedback-Free Acoustic-Electric Guitars) for the lowdown on the A.R.T. pickup system. Price and Availability
CPX700 MSRP: $989.99 USD
CPX-12 MSRP: $1059.99 USD
CPX900 MSRP: $1,399.99 USD
Shipping in July 2006.