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CPX500III

The world most sold electric acoustic guitar, 500 series now reveals its upgraded version.

Cosmetically stage-aggressive attitude with refined hue is totally new to classic rock generation as well as live fanatic new comers. This is an excitement generator with Yamaha’s own upgraded electric system and excellent playability.

  • Overview
  • Features
  • Specs

With an exclusive Medium-jumbo body, CPX guitars boast powerful, rich bass combined with smooth, delicate highs and sweet mid-range for an open, modern voice. Non-scalloped X-type bracing ensures a powerful yet controlled tone that allows the guitar to deliver strong, rich acoustic sounds while still remaining clear and usable on-stage.

Body Depth and Bracing Pattern

The medium-jumbo body CPX delivers an open, modern tone with powerful, rich low-end, smooth, delicate highs, and sweet mids. Non-scalloped X-type bracing ensures a strong, rich acoustic tone that remains clear and usable on stage.

CPX Soundhole: Round

CPX’s conventional round soundhole focuses the midrange, while controlling bass, for a direct, powerful sound.

Electric System : System 66

System 66 features an under-saddle piezo pickup developed by Yamaha. Controls include a 3-band equalizer, an adjustable mid-range frequency control, and a precision chromatic tuner for optimum sound tailoring. The system is powered by easy to obtain AA-size batteries that provide a stable power supply for improved sound quality.

General Specifications

Top   Spruce
Back   Nato / Okume 
Side  Nato / Okume
Neck Nato
Finger Board   Rosewood
Body Depth 95-115mm (3 3/4" - 4 1/4")
Nut Width 43mm (1 11/16")
String Length 650mm (25 9/16")
Tuners Die-Cast Chrome
Preamp System 66
Bridge Rosewood