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SRS808

Maton SRS808 Acoustic/Electric Guitar SRS Series

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The Maton SRS808 acoustic/electric guitar incorporates solid Blackwood back and sides and a solid Western Red Cedar top. The SRS808 is an absolutely beautiful little guitar and combines the warm, full tones of Blackwood with the top end sparkle of Cedar.

A forward shifting of the X braces and the shifting of scallop peaks to nodal points around the soundboard help to enhance the vibration of the top. The shifting of the X braces also allowed the inclusion of a second, parallel tone bar which allows the scalloping of both tone bars, and spreads the load while reducing mass. Adjusted bracing heights as well as a locked15 foot radius for the arch of the back, gave us the plate resonance separation we were looking for between top and back. We now have the full, open, lower frequency response we were looking for as well as a crisp, well defined treble response.

The new 808 series sounds a whole lot bigger than a small bodied guitar should. We were hoping the end of this journey would produce a guitar that amazes the player at first strum, then continues to impress as each aspect of the sound of the guitar meets and surpasses the player’s expectation.
Features
  • Model: SRS808
  • Body Shape: 808
  • Soundboard: "A" Grade Western Red Cedar
  • Back and Sides: Blackwood
  • Neck: Queensland Maple
  • Fingerboard & Bridge: Streaky Ebony
  • Bracing: Scalloped Maton X
  • Face Inlay/Rosette: Sapele Ring
  • Soundhole: 95mm
  • Scale Length: 64.77cm (25.5")
  • Headstock Veneer: Standard w/ 2mm Sapele Veneer
  • Fretwire: Dunlop 6260
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fingerboard Radius: 304.8mm (12")
  • Nut Width: 44.1mm (1.736" - 1 47/64")
  • Back & Sides Finish: Natural Satin
  • Top Finish: Natural Satin
  • Machine Heads: Chrome Grover Rotomatic
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell with Gold M
  • Nut & Saddle: Bone
  • Case: Standard Maton Hardcase
  • Pickup: AP5-Pro
Availability & Shipping
Do you actually have the product in stock?
Yes, all products that are showing in stock on the website are either in stock at our Byron Bay store or in stock at our suppliers' warehouse.
 
What do the availability messages on the product page actually mean?
"1 Available - In Store and Online (Ready to go - Same day shipping*)" - The product is in stock at our Byron Bay store. Availabilty for in store products is updated every 10 minutes. Items will be shipped on the same day for orders recieved before midday on business days. Otherwise, the order will shipped on the next business day.
"IN STOCK - Available Online Only (Ships 1 - 4 Days)" - The product is in stock at our suppliers warehouse. Availability for supplier warehouse products is usually updated daily. Items will be shipped directly from our supplier to your address ensuring the fastest possible delivery time.
 
Do you have free shipping?
Free Shipping is provided for all orders in Australia that total over $200. For orders under $200 a flat rate shipping fee of $10 will be added at checkout. Free shipping cannot be provided for some remote and rural areas of Australia. Byron Music reserves the right to charge shipping for any order that is in a remote or rural area.
 
Who are your shipping providers?
We use Australia Post and TNT for most of our deliveries.
 
Can I track my order?
Yes, you will be emailed tracking details when your order is dispatched.

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