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Yamaha LL16 A.R.E. Handcrafted Acoustic Electric Guitar

Yamaha LL16 A.R.E. Handcrafted Acoustic Electric Guitar


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The Yamaha LL16 ARE is an all-solid wood handcrafted acoustic guitar featuring a solid Englemann Spruce top in combination with solid rosewood back and sides. It's ideal for solo or group performances and is stage-ready with its built-in Yamaha Zero Impact pickup system.

Acoustic Resonance Enhancement (A.R.E.)
A.R.E. is an original wood reforming technology developed by Yamaha where the molecular properties of wood are manipulated into a more acoustically ideal condition. The idea is that even though you're buying a new guitar, A.R.E. is going to make this LL16R sound like a guitar that's been played for years. The Acoustic Resonance Enhancement process works by precise control of temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure.

SRT Zero Impact Pickup
The Yamaha SRT Zero Impact Pickup system on the LL16 R ARE utilizes individual piezoelectric elements for each string that faithfully reproduce the dynamic sound of the guitar and give the instrument an outstanding presence on stage or in the studio. This is a newly developed passive pickup designed to minimize the pickup’s impact on the tone and traditional appearance of the instrument.

New 5-Ply Neck, And Neck Profile
The LL16 A.R.E. features a new 5-ply neck of rosewood and mahogany that helps to create a richer sound because of the integration of the neck, head, and body into a single unit. New string spacing, string height, fingerboard binding, and neck taper combine to create a new neck shape that better fits today's traditional players. It produces a stable feel and smooth playability over the entire neck.

Traditional Yamaha LL Body Style
Yamaha guitars are known for their quality construction, excellent tone, and balanced volume. Yamaha LL Series guitars feature a non-scalloped bracing pattern that produces a balanced sound while enhancing low-end response.

In forty-plus years of retailing musical instruments, we've never heard a guitar that sounds this good for so little money! Add it to the cart and get yours on its way.

Andy's Music, an 11X winner of the prestigious NAMM TOP 100 Dealer Award, has been an authorized Yamaha dealer continuously since 1977 and is one of the original Yamaha Rosewood Dealers. Rosewood Dealers are a select group of music retailers who specialize in handling Yamaha guitars.

Yamaha LL16 Specs
  • Original jumbo body with a gloss urethane finish
  • Solid Engelmann Spruce top treated with A.R.E.
  • Solid Rosewood back & sides 
  • High comfort traditional neck profile
  • 5-ply Mahogany neck with Ebony fingerboard
  • SRT Zero Impact pickup
  • Die-cast gold tuners
  • Natural or Black finish
  • Includes hard bag (HB)
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      Customer Reviews

      Based on 1 review
      Reed G.
      Yamaha LL16D Black from Andys

      This guitar plays, sounds, and looks great. Easily equal to guitars twice its price and I highly recommend. Andy's did a great job with the setup, neck perfectly setup, no bulge where the neck meets the solid top, and completely clean. The staff at Andy's were extremely responsive and helpful. I was shopping remotely and special thanks to Manny for sending me pictures and answering all my questions.