Takamine EGC530C Reviews 4

As a gift, I got this guitar. The purchaser walked in to Guitar Center for an electric guitar, but decided she liked acoustics. The manager directed her to this one. As it was a gift, I don't know how much it is.

It has very sturdy design and wood (I know; it's been through a lot). A good sensitive pickup (more about that later). And the tuning machines are just right.

It has a pretty weak equalizer, i.e. it doesn't do much. But if you turn one of the knobs all the way, down, the signal stinks and the amp doesn't like it. The pickup is merely adequate in terms of how loud you play. So that makes it bad for soloing, but better for strumming chords, the main point of an acoustic-electric.

Very good quality. I haven't had to use the full warranty yet!

As far as acoustic-electrics go, it's very normal, and good for the price. Pretty good for different sorts of music, except it's not the best for one-note soloing.

Adam B. rated this unit 4 on 2001-06-25.

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