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Yamaha APXT2 3/4 Size Travel Acoustic-Electric Guitar

The Yamaha APXT2 Adapts Best-Selling Features Into a Small Body Guitar That Offers Fun, Value and Quality


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MSRP: Old Price $315.00 Discounted Price $199.99 Save : $115.01 (37%)

MSRP: Old Price $315.00 Discounted Price $199.99 Save : $115.01 (37%)
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The Yamaha APXT2 is a sleek 3/4 size version of Yamaha's best-selling APX500II. This fun, yet well-constructed compact guitar is perfect for travel, practice, busking and even gigging.

Packed with features, the Yamaha APXT2 includes Yamaha’s proprietary Acoustic Resonance Transducer (A.R.T.) System68 pickup system with built-in tuner, Spruce top, Meranti back and sides, Mahogany neck and a Rosewood fingerboard and bridge. It also comes with a sturdy, padded gig bag.

The System68 A. R. T. includes a one-way active preamp and transducer contact pickup system that features mid-boost EQ for tone shaping and a precision chromatic tuner. The transducer system delivers a natural acoustic tone by dampening excessive vibration from the soundboard while picking up small resonances to achieve ideal sensitivity and outstanding dynamic balance.

And what travel guitar would be complete without a gig bag included? The Yamaha APXT2 includes a proprietary gig bag that ensures that it will be able to accompany you on the beach, around campfires or anywhere else your journeys may bring you.


  • Top: Spruce
  • Back & Sides: Meranti
  • Neck: Nato or Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Body Depth: 65-75 mm
  • Nut Width: 43 mm (1-11/16")
  • String Length: 580 mm
  • Tuners: Covered Tuners
  • Preamp: System 68 (Contact Pickup)
  • Case: Gig Bag Included

Get your Yamaha APXT2 3/4 Size Travel Acoustic-Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

    Acoustic Guitar
    Gig Bag



Poor quality finish. Poor sound. Returned it next day and purchased a better Yamaha model.





This is my 2nd APXT2. The first one I loved, but was a "hero" to a friend and sold it to them not realizing how I'd miss it. I have the guitar tuned A to A using a set of D'Addario Acoustic Guitar 80/20 Environmental X Lite, .010 - .047, EJ10 "moved back" one string position, and with a .007 as the high A string, and the low .047 string unused. It sounds mighty sweet in this configuration! I bought this as a "USED" instrument from Sam Ash on eBay, but if it was ever "used" in any way, It was in no way obvious to me! This came boxed with gig bag and all factory paperwork. The guitar is vwery well-made and is a product of Yamaha's Indonesian works. I have no complaint about the craftsmanship. As far as I can see it is flawless. The handy internal tuner and pickup electronics work perfectly. I had this guitar out recently at a jam, and it got a lot of positive comments, plus a couple purchase offers. This is one of many quality guitars I own including 3 Martins, 2 Cox Customs, 3 Brazilian Gianninis, and an Eastman, and it's the one in a stand beside my recliner for instant use.



Best in its size for price


Great travel guitar. Love the size and slick feel. Sounds fine when you plug it in and it runs on 2 AA batteries. Not much not to like. The case is very minimal. I suggest buying a Baby Taylor gig bag on eBay. Fits perfect and much more padding.



Great for travel and young children. Good value.


Perfect size for my 9 year old to learn on and was impressed with the quality. The sound is nice for the size. It is also a nice size for camping or traveling. I like the convenience of the built in tuner but it has a very narrow flat/sharp range. I haven't played it through an amp yet so I can't comment on those aspects. Those with wider fingers or large hands may find it difficult to play in the open position due to the 3/4 size and the slightly narrower neck, but it should fit the majority. It has a very nice fit and finish to it with a matte/ satin finish. The setup and action is good and it holds its tune well. I'm very pleased with it in relation to the cost.



An absolute must have......esp 4 those who r petite


this out does my 3/4 Oscar Schmidt! Body is narrower than most acoustics,which makes it a lot easier to play. I run mine thru a Fender Acoustasonic amp and the sound is absolutely beautiful. This is also a good choice if you have a child who wants to play. Built in tuner is a wonderful thing to have. Lightweight and easy to tote around- even if you have to use a cane on occasion. So whether you have small hands,are petite,want a guitar that travels easy,or as a gift to a child,this is the one for you!

Little Drummer Girl



Excellent acoustic travel guitar


The action is acoustic as it should be... Sounds very nice plugged in...




Awesome Quality, Tone, & Playability


This little guitar plays and sounds great...it features a solid top which is amazing considering the price point. My kids love it because it is smaller and they can handle it easily. I like it because it did not cost an arm and a leg so I can afford to let the kids play with it. The built in cromatic tuner works, and the active electronics sound really good as well. As a huge plus the electronics are powered by two AA battery's so you won't go broke buying 9volts.... it's a really great guitar for the money. I have had 700 acoustic guitars that did not sound as good...


Little Rock, Arkansas


I would by again


Nice for travel. Can plug in and get any sound I want.




Fun Little Guitar


I purchased this guitar to have out by my chair to pick up and play without having to take my full size guitars out of their cases. This little Yamaha is ideal for this purpose. There is a slight buzz on theB string that I haven't been able to fix, so 4 stars instead of 5. I am sure I'll shop again from the Sam Ash website!


Hinesville, GA 31313


Solid product


Pretty good quality. No obvious damages. Came in good condition. Haven't used it yet.


Portland, Oregon


APXT2 3/4 Size Travel Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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Model APXT2
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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