With the LL16Are, Yamaha are stepping into premium guitar territory. That may however not be a good thing, for the competition that is. While tagged with a premium price, the Yamaha LL16ARE goes above and beyond in terms of it's quality, attention to detail and overall playability. This model also features Yahamas A.R.E (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement) technology which essentially manipulates the wood on a molecular level to adjust the properties of the it's tone.
The Yamaha LL16ARE oblitorates its price matcing competitors by a country mile.
The LL16 A.R.E. features all-solid Rosewood back and sides with a hand-selected premium Engelmann Spruce top. A newly designed bracing pattern and A.R.E. treatment create rich warmth and open resonance while maintaining excellent tone balance. In addition, a new comfortable neck profile and Yamaha's Zero impact pickup ensure you a stress-free performance on stage.
Since celebrating a 40th anniversary and comprehensive upgrade in 2014 the new L Series guitars have won over the hearts, minds and ears of guitarists and the music industry press alike. Guitarist Magazine (Issue 381) reviewed 3 of the new L series models describing them as offering stunning spec… and exceptional value for money – handing out Guitarist Choice awards to both the LL16D and LS16M models, and the saving their supreme accolade of the Gold Award for the LJ6, not only that, they also included the LJ6 in their best gear of the year edition leading the industry in the highly competitive under £1000 category. Guitarist magazine issue 381. Acoustic magazine were similarly knocked out with the LS16, LL16 and LJ6 that featured in their triple review, comprehensively awarding 5 stars across all aspects build, sound and value for money categories. Concluding that as times have changed during the past 40 years, so have playing styles and the needs of today’s player too. …”Yamaha have been paying attention to all of this and produced an instrument that ticks virtually every box.”
- Original Jumbo Body Type
- Solid Engelmann Spruce Top Treated with A.R.E.
- Solid Rosewood Back & Side
- High Comfort Traditional Neck Profile
- 5ply neck
- SRT Zero Impact Pickup
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