he Takamine GY93E New Yorker acoustic-electric guitar may be small, but it rewards you with its great sound, understated good looks, and smooth playability. Grab the fast mahogany neck, strum a few chords, and revel in the clear, full-bodied richness resonating from the diminutive parlor-style body and scalloped X-braced solid spruce top. Plug this little 6-string gem in, and experience pure amplified acoustic tone, the way it was meant to be heard. The Takamine GY93E New Yorker is a compact guitar with big attitude.
Takamine GY93E New Yorker Acoustic-electric Guitar at a Glance:
- Great sound is in the details
- Takamine's TK-40D preamp system
- Takamine: a legacy of amazing quality, sound, and playability
Great sound is in the details
The Takamine GY93E New Yorker acoustic-electric guitar benefits from quality tonewoods and Takamine's painstaking attention to detail. With its scalloped X-braced solid spruce top, rosewood sides, and 3-piece rosewood/maple back, the GY93E looks great and is tonally versatile enough to handle whatever playing style your musical mood dictates. And if you're playing out, the Takamine GY93E New Yorker's stage-friendly gloss finish will certainly command your audience's attention.
Takamine's TK-40D preamp system
The GY93E New Yorker sports Takamine's TK-40D preamp, giving you rich, clear-sounding amplified output — instantly. The TK-40D features a gain knob; a tuner; an active shelving EQ with bass, middle, and treble sliders; and a low battery indicator. The preamp is switched on by plugging a standard instrument cable into the endpin/strap-pin jack. Unplugging the cable turns the preamp off. The TK-40D is powered by a single 9-volt battery.
Takamine: a legacy of amazing quality, sound, and playability
The Takamine GY93E New Yorker acoustic-electric guitar benefits from a half-century of Takamine guitar-crafting knowhow. Launched in 1962 at the foot of Japan's Takamine mountains, Takamine has been designing and building acoustic guitars that are seen in the hands of some of music's biggest stars. With quality and value as guiding principles, Takamine's instruments employ the finest tonewoods and construction techniques — something you'll discover for yourself as soon as you pick up your GY93E New Yorker for the first time.
Takamine GY93E New Yorker Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:
- Parlor-style guitar with a distinctive voice
- Highly resonant solid spruce top with scalloped X-bracing provides incredible volume and projection
- 3-piece rosewood back with maple center produces a rich, wide-ranging sound with great definition
- Mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, 20 nickel-silver frets, dot inlays
- Electronics: under-saddle pickup, TK-40D preamp with 3-band EQ and built-in tuner
- Gold machine heads
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