Martinez' best selling guitar for music school students. The perfect playability and warm, yet light sound are perfect for the first steps into guitarplaying. The MC-48S has a clear and full sound with great dynamic range, The fullness of the higher notes is outstanding in this model.This is typical for a guitar with a spruce top. The mahogany sides and back make the sound light and forgiving. Martinez marries the traditional Spanish construction with modern features as excellent playability and a modern trussrod to have the most stable neck possible.
SOLID CEDAR TOP
Cedar is after Spruce the most used tonewood for the top of an acoustic guitar. It's less dense then Spruce and therefor softer then Spruce. This results in a warmer more defined tone. Cedar also is more articulate when it comes to lower volume playing, it amplifies soft tones. It's exceptional for fingerpicking, which makes it the perfect tonewood for guitars with a smaller body size like the Auditorium, Orchestra Model or Parlor. It is also often the prefered tonewood for the top of a higher-end classical guitar.
ROSEWOOD BACK & SIDES
Rosewood is a beautiful rich tonewood with deep colours which is beloved by luthiers all over the world to build high quality guitars from. Rosewood has a warm and very resonant tone, with plenty of volume. It's one of the hardest tonewoods being used for the body of a guitar but because of its porous nature it has a generaly warmer tone then some of the softer tonewoods being used.
|Width at nut:||52 mm|
|Machineheads:||Gold engraved, black plastic knobs|