The Yamaha Red Label FGX3 features 1960s aesthetics and modern craftmanship refined over 50 years of Yamaha guitar development!
The FG Red Label FGX3 Acoustic-Electric guitar blends the vintage, handcrafted design of iconic early Yamaha instruments with the company’s cutting-edge technological innovation in wood conditioning and true-to-life sound reproduction. Players of all styles will fall in love with not only the looks of this model, but the superior playability Yamaha offers with this exceptionally valued instrument.
Yamaha Red Label FGX3 Concert Acoustic-Electric Specs
- Acoustic-Electric Guitar
- Traditional Western Body Shape
- Solid Sitka Spruce Top with A.R.E.
- Solid Mahogany Back and Sides
- African Mahogany Neck and Ebony Fretboard
- 25” Scale Length, 1.73” Nut Width, 15-3/4” Fretboard Radius, 7/16” String Spacing
- Black ABS with White Dot Bridge Pins, Urea Nut
- Atmosfeel Electronics with Master Volume, Bass EQ, Mic Blend Controls
- 19-7/8” Body Length, 16-1/4” Body Width, 3-15/16” Body Depth
- Gotoh Open Gear Tuners
Yamaha Red Label FGX3 Concert Acoustic-Electric Tone
Featuring Yamaha's Atmosfeel™ pickup and preamp system, the guitar uses a three-way sensor setup with a piezo sensor to capture sound where the strings meet the bridge, an internal microphone to gather the resonance inside the guitar body and a sheet sensor to pick up the vibrations of the topboard. All of this works to create an even more organic sound and response when playing plugged in. Acoustically, the guitar boasts a rich and balanced sound with no overbearing frequencies. It's really useful for a variety of playing styles.
Why We Like It
We dig the retro-aesthetic of the FG Red Label acoustic. Yamaha pays homage to the original Yamaha FG Red Label acoustic guitars of the 1960s, the company’s very first steel-string guitars, which became widely known for their high-end Japanese craftsmanship. These qualities traverse the new FG Red Label Series, with a classic tone to match.
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If a more stripped down version is more your style, have a look at the non-electronics version of this model, the FS3 Concert, for an even more affordable price, while still offering all of what makes the FG Red Label a special piece in Yamaha's lineup.
Yamaha Red Label FGX3 Concert Acoustic-Electric Price
$999.99 Retail at the time of this post. Pricing subject to change.
Yamaha Red Label FGX3 Concert Acoustic-Electric Colors
The Yamaha Red Label FGX3 is only available in a Natural finish.
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