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The C5-CET is ideal for aspiring classical guitarists, as well as steel string and electric players.The Cordoba C5-CET is a sleek thinline body guitar great for the crossover player looking for a warmer nylon sound. The C5-CET features a solid Canadian cedar top and mahogany back and sides. The construction is based upon the traditional Spanish Classical guitar with the exception of a soft cutaway and a slightly thinner neck. The Fishman Isys+ 2-band pickup system produces a rich and natural sound when amplified - perfect for gigging and recording. Case not included.
|Number Of Frets||19|
|Top||Solid Canadian Cedar|
|Bridge Type||Indian Rosewood|
|Tuning Machines||Open Gears|
|Other Features||Binding: Indian Rosewood BindingRosette: All Natural Inlaid Wood MosaicFinish: High Gloss PolyurethaneFingerboard: RosewoodTruss Rod: 4mmString Spacing at Saddle: 59mmNumber of Frets to Body: 12Fret Marker Inlays: Mother of Pearl at 5, 7, 9Nut/Saddle: BoneBracing/Build: Spanish Fan Bracing, Cutaway Electric, Thin BodyBody Width & Length: 286mm (10.6") at upper bout, 373mm (14.4") at lower boutOverall Length: 39"Body Depth: 65mm (2.56") at upper bout / 70mm (2.75") at lower boutStrings: Savarez Cristal Corum in High Tension (500CJ)Electronics: Fishman Isys+ Pickup and onboard Tuner|
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Comments about Cordoba C5-CET Thinline Acoustic-Electric Nylon String Classical Guitar:
I've been playing guitar for 50 years. Have had all types of guitars, electric, classical, etc., and have gone thru a lot of nylon string electrics. This guitar fits my needs for an instrument that is comfortable to sit with and easy to play. Pros: Light weight, thin body, good quality smooth-turning tuners, neck width just right, and 12 frets out from body instead of the usual 14, making it easier to reach the low positions. Has a truss rod in the neck. The neck is thin, not club-like. Unplugged it has a very pleasant tone, the cedar top gives it just the right timbre - warm, yet also dark and precise like typical cedar tops. Volume unplugged is pretty good for private practice, and in a acoustically live room would be even better. Action is OK enough, I'll fix it a bit lower the way I like later on. Truss rod will keep the neck straight and firm. I have not plugged it in, so cannot comment on that. I bought it purely for its acoustic properties, which suit me just fine.
I would recommend this guitar to anyone. Beginners, for sure, and even pro or advanced players who want a good instrument for practice. In the hands of an advanced player, this guitar could possibly be a near-pro level guitar. Take it from me and my huge experience, you will like this guitar. There are no cons on this one, just a lot of pros.
C5-CET Thinline Acoustic-Electric Nylon String Classical Guitar
Cordoba has a 3 year limited guarantee that gets upgraded to a lifetime warranty when the guitar is purchased with a HumiCase.