Review: Yamaha CPX1000 + APX1200
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Yamaha’s CPX- ja APX-lines have received new additions recently in the form of Chinese-made top models carrying the model numbers of 1000 and 1200, respectively.
Kitarablogi picked up a Mini-Jumbo-bodied CPX1000…
…as well as a shallow-bodied APX1200.
Yamaha’s CPX-series – which is also known as the Compass-series – originally was designed to appeal to the Country fraternity in the States. As a result of the APX-range’s success in the 1990s many Country pickers got in touch with the company, and asked for a larger, showier sister model, equipped with the same pickup and preamp, but featuring a fatter neck profile. And Yamaha duly obliged…
The brand-new CPX1000 (current rrp in Finland: 869 €, available in limited numbers) sure is a pretty thing: The solid spruce top is finished in a fetching Brown Sunburst, with the same deep shading applied to the back which is made from laminated…
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Posted on February 25, 2013, in acoustic guitars and tagged acoustic guitar, APX1200, CPX1000, preamp, Yamaha. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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