Solid Spruce & Mahogany Construction
The Vintage VGA900 Sweetwater comes equipped with a solid spruce top that produces a broad dynamic range and yields a crisp and articulate tone, making the VGA900 versatile to play. Its solid sitka spruce top offers a sparkling high response and a tight, clear attack, perfect for pronounced players. The solid top is attached to rich-sounding mahogany back and sides which produce a resonant distinct warmth. Additionally, used as back and side panels, the mahogany delivers a meaty mid-range, producing punchy, woody tones with plenty of depth and complexity that will please most playing styles. This sonically-pleasing mixture of tonewoods is well-known among guitarists as the 'classic' acoustic sound, providing a versatile, bright and lively sound with a powerful response.
Grand Auditorium Cutaway
With this sonically-versatile grand auditorium cutaway body, the player can experiment and explore numerous techniques with an equal response. Built to handle both lighter fingerpicking styles to medium-strength strumming, the VGA900 is ideal for numerous styles of play, providing the player with an instrument that will perform superbly throughout. In addition, the VGA900 also has great balance across the tonal spectrum, especially within the mid-range, producing clear, well-defined notes that suit a wide range of genres and playing styles. The Vintage VGA900 is also ideal for the singer/songwriter who crave a versatile instrument for composing and gigging with.
The Vintage VGA900 comes equipped with a Fishman Isys+ preamp system and on-board tuner, perfect for live, studio and rehearsal settings. The preamp features volume, bass and treble rotary controls for enhanced tone shaping. In addition, the preamp also features a phase button that reduces undesirable feedback when plugged in. As well as all this, the Fishman Isys+ also has a built-in tuner that provides precise and easy tuning whether performing acoustically or amplified.
Mahogany Neck & Rosewood Fingerboard
Constructed from mahogany, the VGA900's neck produces warmth, resonance and a clear top end, as well as having a nature that allows it to respond superbly to numerous techniques and playing styles with ease. The neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard that adds warmth and clarity to the overall tone whilst providing a smooth, energetic playing experience.
Fishman Sonicore faithfully picks-up the acoustic's natural voice beautifully
Fishman Isys+ preamp for shaping amplified sound
Built-in tuner, perfect for tuning both acoustically and plugged-in
Grand auditorium body offers versatile response, ideal for a wide range of genres and playing styles
Mock tortoiseshell pickguard and abalone rosette for added aesthetic appeal
Cutaway profile for easy access to upper frets and added comfort
Rosewood bridge for added clarity
Body & Bridge
Top Material: Solid Spruce
Body Material: Mahogany
Body Type: Grand Auditorium Cutaway
Bridge Material: Rosewood
Neck & Fingerboard
Neck: Mahogany, Two Way Truss Rod
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Number of Frets: 20
Scale Length: 642 mm
Hardware & Electronics
Hardware Colour: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Die-Cast
Strings: High Quality USA Made
Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell
Pickup: Fishman Sonicore
Preamp: Fishman Isys+
Preamp Controls: Volume/Tuner/Bass/Treble/Phase
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