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.
Original Jumbo Body Type
This traditional Yamaha body style is known for its rich volume, a wide dynamic range, and excellent tonal balance. Beautiful, transparent tone is the result of a design that has been refined by artists around the globe.
Solid Engelmann Spruce Top Treated with A.R.E.
Acoustic Resonance Enhancement is an original wood reforming technology developed by Yamaha. Through precise control of temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure, the molecular properties of the wood can be manipulated into a more acoustically ideal condition, similar to the molecular characteristics of woods in instruments that have been played for years.
Solid Rosewood Back & Side
High Comfort Traditional Neck Profile
A reevaluation of string spacing, string height, fingerboard binding, and neck taper led to a new neck shape that better fits today’s traditional players. The new design offers stable grip and smooth playability over the full length of the neck.
The design integrates the neck, head, and body into a single unit creating a powerful, rich sound. This approach also creates a strong, stable neck that resists twisting and warping.
SRT Zero Impact Pickup
The SRT Zero Impact Pickup system is a newly developed passive type pickup configuration designed to minimize the pickup’s impact on the tone and traditional appearance of the instrument.
New Designed Bracing Pattern
A modified non-scalloped bracing design retains the L series’ characteristic bright tone while enhancing low-end tone.
|Top||Solid Engelmann Spruce A.R.E.|
|Neck||Mahogany & Rosewood 5ply|
|Body Depth||100-125 mm (3 15/16"-4 15/16")|
|Nut Width||44mm (1 3/4")|
|String Length||650 mm (25 9/16")|
|Body||Original Jumbo Type|
|Tuners||Die-cast Gold (TM-29G)|
|Standard Accessory||Hardshell Case|
|Pickups||SRT Zero Impact Pickup|
|Pick Guard||Tortoise |