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All the 66's in the Artist Series are solid-top, all-mahogany guitars in a deep gloss vintage sunburst finish. In line with traditional and high-end aesthetics, real mother of pearl and abalone inlays with rosewood appointments set the Artist Series instruments off.
Construction techniques such as dovetail neck joints optimise the transfer of energy between the neck and body, with bi-level rosewood bridges carrying greater vibration to the top, improving tone and resonance. Hand-sanded, quarter-sawn braces encourage even more vibration as well as the solid, hand-selected tops delivering high quality soundboards with optimal tonal qualities.
Open and responsive, the AF66CESB generates big midrange tones with loads of warmth and character.
This CE model is fitted with SYS650 dual pickup system and EQ with tuner. Designed by B-BAND, the the SYS650 uses patented electret film technology instead of piezo materials. Incorporating an under saddle pickup and a transducer pick placed under the soundboard, either can be selected or you can blend between the two to find subtle changes in response for lead, picking or rhythm work. The system also has a fully chromatic precision tuner with backlit LCD screen, 3-bands of rotary EQ and a great notch control that identifies and deals with any feedback extremely well.
Alvarez have been one of the leading acoustic guitar brands in the USA and around the world for over 45 years, synonymous with quality and with instruments that are known for their tone and feel.
Features and Specifications
Body and Bridge
Bracing: FST1 - Hand Finished
Bridge: Bi-Level Rosewood
Finish: Premium PE, High Gloss
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Rosewood with 12th fret inlay
Inlays: Green Abalone & Mother of Pearl
Headstock Plate: 2mm Rosewood
Nut & Saddle: Real Bone
Tuners: Chrome, Premium Die-Cast
Bridge Pins: Rosewood
Strings: D'Addario EXP
The product price includes 6 years' warranty and 180 day money back guarantee.
However, the Gear4music extended warranty scheme provides an enhanced service, and is designed to offer a higher level of protection than many 'free' warranties offered by some retailers and manufacturers.
The highlights of this enhanced warranty service are:
- Warranty is extended to 6 years from the date of delivery.
- Our Money Back guarantee is extended from 30 days to 180 days (terms apply after 30 days)
- Collection and delivery costs are included for the first 2 years
- Claim 50% cash back on the cost of the policy after 6 years if it has not been used!
- Warranty is transferable if the item is re-sold
- Loan or replacement equipment will be provided if the product isn't repaired within 30 days
- If an item can not be repaired, a similar alternative product or cash discount (as defined in this policy) will be offered
- The policy can be cancelled within 30 days, and at any time after that for a pro-rata discount
Please note that this extended warranty is currently only available on products sold within the EU or EEA, and is subject to the terms and conditions as detailed on the extended warranty certificate provided.
For customers in outlying areas of the country, the price of the Extended Warranty may be marginally higher, due to the potential for higher collection and redelivery transport costs.
This enhanced warranty is in addition to the standard Gear4music and manufacturer warranty policies, and the Gear4music terms and conditions of trade. No statement or condition of sale contained within these terms affects or restricts your statutory rights as defined under the Consumer Contracts Regulation 2014.
Once the product is delivered, you have 180 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.
All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of 3 years warranty.
Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:
- CDs & DVDs
- In-ear Monitors
- Earplugs and Ear Protection
- Mouthpieces, Reeds etc… for Woodwind and Brass instruments
- Mouth / Lip Care Products
We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer’s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.
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