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Takamine P5NC Acoustic-Electric Guitar

A part of Takamine's Pro Series, this excellently crafted acoustic is beautifully built and finely tuned for the professional player.

 
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Takamine's reputation in crafting high end instruments is well established. The P5NC upholds that reputation boasting handsome craftsmanship, quality appointments, and contemporary electronics. The P5NC is a great guitar for professional players who want the best the acoustic world has to offer.

Handsome Craftsmanship
This guitar is crafted in the Takamine NEX body style, a shape that combines powerful dreadnought sound with the balance of a smaller guitar. Great for vocal accompaniment, the P5NC has a solid spruce top supported with X bracing for excellent, articulate tone. The back and sides of this guitar are solid rosewood, with the upper bout sporting a Venetian cutaway for easy access to the upper frets. Takamine also gave the mahogany neck of this guitar an asymmetrical profile, slightly thinner on the bass side to fit the shape of your hand.   

Quality Appointments
Built to be played and stand the test of time, Takamine choose all the specs on these guitars to work great and look great. For a bit of functionality and flare, this guitar has gold tuners with gold buttons. The P5NC also sports elegant ivory body binding with dark wood purfling, as well as abalone rosette around the soundhole. It also has a split bone saddle for increased accuracy in intonation, as well as optimized bridge pin positioning to improve sustain and presence. The P5NC is finished in a gloss natural finish.  

Contemporary Electronics
Made for professional performance, the P5NC sports Takamine's proprietary CTP-3 Cool Tube preamp and a Palathetic under-saddle pickup. The CTP-3 has dual channels, for low voltage tube sound that ranges from thick and warm, to bright and resonant. This electronic system features a three-band EQ with semi-parametric midrange, auxiliary input and volume adjustment for use with a second pickup. It also has an onboard chromatic tuner.

Features:

  • Takamine NEX Body Style with Venetian Cutaway
  • Solid Spruce Top with Solid Rosewood Back and Sides
  • Mahogany Neck with Asymmetrical Neck Profile
  • 20-Fret Rosewood Fingerboard with Dot Inlays
  • CTP-3 Cool Tube Preamp with Palathetic Under-Saddle Pickup
  • Split Bone Saddle with Optimized Bridge Pin Positioning
  • Includes Hardshell Case

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Things You Will Get:

  • Acoustic-Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case

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Body Size/Shape NEX
Body Wood Rosewood
Top Solid Spruce
Bracing Scalloped "X"
Cutaway Venetian
Top/Body Finish Natural Gloss
Neck Type Set Neck
Neck Wood Mahogany
Fingerboard Rosewood
Number Of Frets 20
Nut Width 1.678"
Nut & Saddle Bone
Tuning Machines Gold
Electronics CTP-3 CoolTube™ Preamp with Palathetic™ Under-Saddle Pickup
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Series Pro Series 5
Model P5NC
Warranty Info:

Your new Takamine instrument is warranted to be free of any defects in materials and workmanship if used under normal operating conditions for the life of the original retail purchaser, subject to the limitations described below. This warranty is non-transferable and applies only to the original purchaser when product is purchased as NEW from an Authorized Takamine Dealer. Instruments sold as Factory Seconds do not carry a lifetime warranty, but are limited to a 90-day manufacturer’s warranty. Electronic parts and guitar hardware are limited to a warranty period of one (1) year from date of purchase.

PLEASE RETAIN YOUR SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE, AND IS REQUIRED FOR ALL WARRANTY SERVICE REQUESTS. THIS WARRANTY IS EXTENDED TO THE ORIGINAL RETAIL PURCHASER ONLY AND IS NOT TRANSFERRABLE.

If this Takamine instrument malfunctions at any time as a result of faulty materials or workmanship, Takamine will repair the defect(s) or replace the instrument, as it deems appropriate, at its sole discretion. In the event that original materials are no longer available, Takamine reserves the right to use materials regularly utilized at the time of repair. If replacement of customer’s instrument is deemed necessary by our staff, Takamine will replace the instrument with one of the same or most similar style of a value not in excess of the original purchase price of customer’s instrument.

This limited lifetime warranty covers the cost of both labor and materials on any repair deemed necessary by our Warranty Department Representative for the lifetime of the original retail purchaser. In the unlikely event that the customer’s instrument is destroyed, lost, or damaged beyond repair, while in the possession of Takamine for warranty repair, Takamine will replace that instrument with one of the same or most similar style of a value not in excess of the original purchase price of customer’s instrument. Owner at owner’s expense must carry any insurance covering the instrument, including but not limited to collector’s value insurance.

For additional warranty information, please visit http://www.espguitars.com/pages/warranty-takamine