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Opinions about Fender CD-60SCE

Main Advantage:

The highlight of this instrument is that apart from being acoustic, it can be connected to external sound equipment, as it has an active Fishman brand pre-amplification system, which offers treble and bass equalization.

 

Main disadvantage:

It would be nice if the package included a case, so that people can safely carry this guitar to music school or live performances.

 

Verdict: 9.9 / 10

Since it comes with a digital tuner with a display to know when the guitar strings have the proper tension and sound, this guitar is one of the best options for beginning musicians.

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Main Features Explained

 

Body

The price of this guitar is quite accessible, despite the woods with which its body is made, since they provide durability to the instrument. For example, the front cover is made of solid spruce, a wood that will help ensure proper string vibrations and sounds come out clear from the sound hole of the guitar.

Also, we mentioned that the back and sides of the guitar are made of mahogany, another wood that offers excellent properties for acoustic sounds.

On the other hand, on the front cover you will find a plastic piece that will serve to protect the body of the guitar from bumps and scratches when playing. This is because the guitar comes with metal strings, which are played with metal and plastic straws, not with your fingers, which increases the chance of accidentally scratching the top.

In addition to this, the body has a Cutaway design, known to some guitarists as a crescent, which makes it easier to play solo on the 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th frets, etc.

As if that were not enough, this guitar model has a rosewood bridge. This wood is resistant to factors such as string tension, climate change or scratches.   

Fishman pre-amp

This could be the best value for money acoustic guitar , since it offers ease of connection to amplifiers, mixers or active speakers, as it comes with a Fishman pre-amplifier, a brand specialized in the manufacture of microphones for acoustic guitars.

The Fishman Preamp is an electronic bridge mic system that picks up the strings produced in the instrument body and sends them to the amp through a 1/4 ” output. For that reason, you can connect this instrument to almost any external sound equipment. Simply put, this instrument is electroacoustic, as it works both without power and with power.    

In addition, this pre-amp is an accessory that also works with digital and analog effects pedals. In this way, delay, reverb and overdrive pedals can be used with this Fender instrument, thus enjoying benefits similar to those of an electric guitar.

Also, it is important to know that the pre-amplifier has treble and bass equalization, so that you can adjust the sound according to your preferences. Also, the system brings a digital tuner that shows the correct pitch of the strings, E, B, G, D, A, E; When it turns on a green light it is to warn that the voltage of these is adequate. 

 

Versatility

According to the opinions of users who have already purchased the guitar, one of the things that makes it stand out is its versatility, as it has 20 frets. As a result, you can play high or low chords and solos with it without any problem. Similarly, it will be possible to play various musical genres such as pop, jazz, rock, country, and many more. In addition to this, the frets have inlays in the form of small white dots, these will help the player to find the notes on the fretboard quickly.

Apart from this, we mention that the fingerboard is made of rosewood, so that humidity and sweat from the hands do not quickly deteriorate this very important area of ​​the guitar. Even thanks to this wood, the handle of the instrument becomes much more resistant. Of course, also inside the neck is the soul, which is a metal rod, which is used to calibrate the guitar if the neck bends a little.

Likewise, it is essential to know that this guitar model has buttons to hang the strap and to be able to play standing up comfortably.

In another vein, we mention that the guitar comes with its 6 strings Mi, Si, Sol, Re, La, Mi. These are made of metal and should be touched mainly with straws, to avoid hurting your fingers.

 

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