Yamaha are set to redefine the affordable electric guitar once again with the launch of an all-new Pacifica 112. When the Pacifica 112 was launched in 1993 it turned the entry-level guitar market on its head. At the time most guitars in its price-range featured low-grade appointments often including cheap hardware low quality pickups and plywood bodies. Exclusive Gear4music offer: order this item now and youll get a FREE guitar stand!
The Pacifica 112s quality hardware custom wound pickups and consistently good setup said that this was a serious instrument built to sound great and play just as well. The striking natural finish gave away one more crucial feature – that this guitar had a solid body. In one move Yamaha had wiped away the certainty that your guitar would be made from cheap heavy bad-sounding plywood if your budget only stretched to Â£200. The 112 was a huge success and with good reason this guitar was clearly a step ahead of the competition in terms of spec playability and sound. The press accolades industry awards and constant presence in best-selling listings confirmed that and as Yamahas most successful ever electric guitar Pacifica 112 has become something of a legend as the guitar to beat in its price-range. Years after the original Pacifica 112 was launched Yamaha are set to redefine the affordable electric guitar once again with the launch of an all-new Pacifica 112. Pacifica 112Vs solid Alder body still setting the standard for body construction while similarly priced guitars use cheaper inferior wood types now features the trademark Pacifica short scratchplate to allow the single coil pickups to be scratchplate mounted while the humbucker is mounted on the body – our preferred method of mounting the 2 different types of pickup. A new hardware package with an all-new block-saddle trem chrome knobs and 3-ply scratchplate keeps everything in control and the brand-new custom wound Alnico V SSH pickups voiced for the perfect modern-vintage tone and complete with push/pull coil tap fitted as standard ensure that great tone and versatility are guaranteed. Yamahas reputation for high quality completes the package for Pacifica 112V with class-leading fretwork set-up and consistency while 6 finish options including the classic natural satin and custom-mixed finishes like Raspberry Red and the brand-new Sonic Blue give Pacifica 112V the looks to match its performance. The original Pacifica 112 changed the face of the Â£200 electric guitar forever – Pacifica 112V aims to do the same thing 14 years on by focusing on real playability great sound and reliable performance in a way thats normally the reserve of considerably more expensive instruments. In-line with Yamahas vision to build guitars that offer real performance advantages not just empty specs Pacifica 112V is a guitar with a host of pro features and considerations that belie its price. Specifications Body & Bridge Body: Solid North American Alder Scratchplate: White 3-ply Bridge: New block saddle vintage trem Neck & Fingerboard Neck: Maple Construction: Bolt-on Scale Length: 25 1/2″ (648mm) Fingerboard: Rosewood/22 frets Radius: 13 3/4″ (350mm) Tuners: Chrome die-cast Pickups & Hardware Pickups: Custom wound Alnico V SSH Pickup Switch: 5-Position Controls: Master volume master tone coil tap Yamaha Guitar-and-Bass I3Z
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Yamaha Pacifica 112V Electric Guitar Silver