The world most sold electric acoustic guitar, 500 series now reveals its upgraded version. Cosmetically stage-aggressive attitude with refined hue is totally new to classic rock generation as well as live fanatic new comers. This is an excitement generator with Yamaha’s own upgraded electric system and excellent playability.
CPX is designed to provide great playability for on-stage performance with large and deep body that deliver a dynamic sound, and single cutaways that provide access to the upper neck.
Body depth and Bracing pattern
The medium-jumbo body CPX delivers an open, modern tone with powerful, rich low-end, smooth, delicate highs, and sweet mids. Non-scalloped X-type bracing ensures a strong, rich acoustic tone that remains clear and usable on stage.
CPX Soundhole: Round
CPX’s conventional round soundhole focuses the midrange, while controlling bass, for a direct, powerful sound.
Electric system : Piezo pickup system for CPX500III
This pickup uses individual elements for each string to give an ultra-clear, ultra-wide bandwidth signal with far better dynamic response and tonal accuracy than a regular, ribbon-type piezo pickup.
- Top: spruce
- Back: Nato / Okume
- Side: Nato / Okume
- Neck: Nato
- Fingerboard: rosewood
- Body depth: 95-115mm (3 3/4" - 4 1/4")
- Nut width: 43mm (1 11/16")
- String length: 650mm (25 9/16")
- Tuners: Die-Cast Chrome
- Preamp: System 66
- Bridge: rosewood