Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed

10th Apr 2013 | 15:00

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
Meet the Pacifica 611VFM

MUSIKMESSE 2013: Yamaha has hit the ground running at Musikmesse, announcing a ton of new guitars. Here's our pick of the best...

Pacifica 611VFM specs

Construction: Bolt-on
Scale Length: 25 1/2" (648mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Radius: 13 3/4" (350mm)
Frets: 22
Body: Alder
Neck: Maple
Tuners: Grover Locking Tuner
Bridge: Wilkinson VS50-6
Pickups: Seymour Duncan Vintage Soapbar SP90-1n, Custom 5 TB-14
Pickup Switch: 3 position lever
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone (Push-Pull Coil Split)

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
A4K
Look at all that solid Hawiian Koa

A4K specs

Top: Solid Hawaiian KOA
Back: Solid Hawaiian KOA
Side: Solid Hawaiian KOA
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Ebony
Bridge: Ebony
Body Depth: 100-118 mm (3 15/16"-4 5/8")
Nut Width: 43mm
String Length: 650mm
Tuners: Die-Cast Gold
Finish: Hi-Gloss
Preamp System: 63 SRT

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
TRBX304
The TRBX304 features chunky MHB3 pickups

TRBX304 specs

Scale Length: 34'' (836.6mm)
Neck: Maple and Mahogany 5pc
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Radius: 10'' (250mm)
Nut Width: 38mm
Body: Solid Mahogany
Tuners: Die-cast
Bridge: Die-cast 19mm
Pickups: MHB3n (Ceramic),MHB3b (Ceramic)
Controls: Master Volume, Pickup Balancer, Bass, Treble and Performance EQ switch
Hardware Color: Black Nickel

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
PAC1611MS
Mike Stern's signature gets a spruce up

PAC1611MS specs

Construction: Bolt-On
Scale Length: 648mm (25 1/2")
Fingerboard: One-Piece Maple Neck (Oil Finished)
Radius: 184mm (7 1/4")
Frets: 22
Body: Ash
Neck: One-Piece Maple Neck (Oil Finished)
Bridge: Six-Saddle Hardtail
Pickups: Seymour Duncan '59, Seymour Duncan Hot Rails
Pickup Switch: 3-Position Lever
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
APX500IIEW specs
That flamed mango top looks good enough to snack on

APX500IIEW specs

Top: Flamed Mango
Back: Nato/Meranti
Side: Nato/Meranti
Neck: Nato
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Bridge: Rosewood
Body Depth: 80-90mm (3 1/8" - 3 9/16")
Nut Width: 43mm
String Length: 634mm
Tuners: Die-Cast Chrome
Preamp: System 65

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
TRBX 305
Five string fancy

TRBX305 specs

Scale Length: 34'' (836.6mm)
Neck: Maple and Mahogany 5pc
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Radius: 23-5/8'' (600mm)
Nut Width: 43mm
Body: Solid Mahogany
Tuners: Die-cast
Bridge: Die-cast 18mm
Pickups: MHB3n (Ceramic),MHB3b (Ceramic)
Controls: Master Volume, Pickup Balancer, Bass, Treble and Performance EQ switch
Hardware Color: Black Nickel

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
APXT
A 3/4 size APX for pocket sized strumming

APXT2 specs

Top: Spruce
Back: Meranti
Side: 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)
Standard Accessary: Gigbag

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
AC4K
The AC4K is a 2013 limited edition of only 150

AC4K specs

Top: Solid Hawaiian KOA
Back: Solid Hawaiian KOA
Side: Solid Hawaiian KOA
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Ebony
Bridge: Ebony
Body Depth: 100-120mm (3 15/16"-4 3/4")
Nut Width: 43mm
String Length: 650mm
Tuners: Die-Cast Gold
Finish: Hi-Gloss
Preamp: System 63 SRT

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
TRBX504
More bass, right in your face

TRBX504 specs

Scale Length: 34'' (836.6mm)
Neck: Maple and Mahogany 5pc
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Radius: 10'' (250mm)
Nut Width: 38mm
Body: Solid Mahogany
Tuners: Die-cast
Bridge: Die-cast 19mm
Pickups: HHB5n (Alnico V), HHB5b (Alnico V)
Controls: Master Volume, Pickup Balancer, Bass, Middle, Treble and Active-Passive switch (Battery Alert LED on back)
Hardware Color: Black Nickel

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
GL1
A nylon string ukelele-style guitar - a guitalele perhaps?

GL1 specs

String Strings Scale: 433 mm (17")
Body Depth: 70-70 mm (2 13/16"-2 13/16")
Finger Board Width (Nut/Body): 48 mm (1 7/8")
Top: Spruce
Back: Meranti
Side/Rib: Meranti
Neck: Nato
Finger Board: Rosewood
Bridge: Rosewood
Included Accessories: Soft Case/Gig Bag

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
NTX700
The popular NTX range gets another addition

NTX700 specs

Body: Classical Style and Standard Depth
Top: Solid Spruce
Back: Nato
Side: Nato
Neck: Nato
Body Depth: 80-90mm
Nut Width: 48mm
String Length: 650mm (25 9/16")
Preamp: System 61 2way A.R.T.

Musikmesse 2013: Yamaha guitar line-up revealed
TRBX505
The TRBX500 gets a 5-string version

TRBX505 specs

Scale Length: 34'' (836.6mm)
Neck: Maple and Mahogany 5pc
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Radius: 23-5/8'' (600mm)
Nut Width: 43mm
Body: Solid Mahogany
Tuners: Die-cast
Bridge: Die-cast 18mm
Pickups: HHB5n (Alnico V),HHB5b (Alnico V)
Controls: Master Volume, Pickup Balancer, Bass, Middle, Treble and Active-Passive switch (Battery Alert LED on back)
Hardware Color: Black Nickel

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