Yamaha CX40 Electro Classical Guitar - Ex Demo | MusicStreet

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Comfort that any player will appreciate

It's never too late to learn. Feeling creative? Get inspired with the Yamaha CX40 Electro. Classical guitars, and nylon-stringed acoustics are well known for being the first model many guitarists start with. They bring affordability to those on a strict budget whilst providing comfort thanks to finger-friendly nylon strings.


With the CX40 you receive a superb mix of modernisation and tradition. Never played before? Ready to take up a new career? Then the CX40 is an ideal place to start. In comparison to traditional, steel-string acoustics, nylon strings are softer, and more gentle on your fingertips.


And, although classical guitar necks can be a bit daunting to new players. Yamaha bring you an expertly contoured classical neck that's superbly smooth, and comfortable. It's actually the perfect platform for learning, bringing you comfort no matter your ability. In addition, you can explore spacious fret gaps too. Allowing you to pick, strum, and form chords with ease. Find your confidence with Yamaha.

Play with freedom

The CX40 Electro Classical Guitar is an ideal instrument for aspiring to seasoned players. It offers the traditional look and feel of classical guitars, but with a more versatile tone and response. Whether you're new to guitar or simply crave that nylon string warmth, then the CX40 has you covered.

Explore a well-balanced, defined tone with great volume and projection. You can also expect a clear, mellow, warm character with versatility to play almost anything. A distinctive sound that's perfect for developing technique and much more. If you're on a budget, be assured that Yamaha offer a look, tone, and feel that provides excellent value for money. It's time to unleash your true creativity...

Take to the stage

Ready practice your persona? Excited for your first gig? Need an affordable, reliable instrument for live performance? Yamaha's got you covered. This CX40 comes equipped with a system 50 preamp, allowing you to plug-in to an acoustic amp or PA system with ease. And, with easy accessible soundhole controls, you can tweak your tone or volume quickly, and efficiently. Perfect for your first gig, and showing off your skills - amplified. From the classroom, right through to the stage.


Body & Bridge

  • Top Material: Spruce
  • Body Material: Meranti
  • Body Type: Classical
  • Bridge Material: Rosewood
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Colour: Natural
  • Rosette: Traditional Pattern

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Nato
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Scale Length: 650 mm
  • Nut Width: 52 mm

Hardware & Electronics

  • Hardware Colour: Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Traditional Classical w/ White Buttons
  • Strings: Nylon
  • Electronics: System 50: One Way Passive Under Saddle Piezo
  • Controls: Volume/Tone