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Takamine TNV460SC Acoustic-Electric Guitar with CTP-1 Cool Tube Preamp  

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This product has been discontinued but may be available as a Open Box item.

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A modern acoustic design electrified with a premium preamp.

The NEX body style offers superior sound and comfortable play. The solid bear claw spruce top creates a resonant soundboard while the solid Indian rosewood back and sides project beautifully. The ebony fingerboard has tasteful abalone snowflakes complemented by abalone binding and rosette inlays.

The CTP-1 Cool Tube preamp houses a a 12AU7 dual triode vacuum tube for lush, warm sound. The tube runs at only 2-3 degrees above ambient temperature, so there is no concern over radiant heat. Its tuner can be calibrated from A438 to A445. An LED display reveals the note being played and directs the player with illuminated arrows that show sharp and flat. The EQ section has a shelving graphic EQ for bass and treble and semi-parametric EQ to set the mid point of the midrange frequency. A Cool Tube knob controls the impact of the tube. An auxiliary input jack and volume knob can control an additional add-on pickup of your choice and can accept a magnetic sound hole pickup, or a soundboard transducer. An AUX control knob blends the add-on signal with the Takamine pickup. A switch matches varying outputs of different pickups with the preamp. The output volume slider can then control the blended signal. The CTP-1 is powered by 4 AA batteries, which will deliver approximately 24 hours of playing time.

  • NEX cutaway body
  • Solid bear claw spruce top
  • Solid Indian rosewood back and sides
  • Ebony fingerboard
  • Abalone snowflake inlays
  • Abalone rosette and body binding
  • Gold tuners
  • Premium CTP-1 preamp
  • 2 -band graphic EQ for bass and treble
  • Shelving semi-parametric midrange EQ
  • Auxiliary input for add-on pickups with blend control
  • Chromatic tuner
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