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Yamaha's Classical Guitar Range

The CG Series - Standard Models

The CG series features 10 different models and has been designed with a focus on improving resonance and playability.

Yamaha CG Series Catalogue Images - Rosette angle.
Yamha CG Series Soundboard

The CG Series features the following models, all available in either cedar (C) or spruce (S) soundboards:

  • CG192S / CG192C
  • CG182S / CG192C
  • CG162S / CG162C
  • CG142S / CG142C
  • CG122MS / CG122MC

Neck design, grip and finish have been improved to create a greater left hand fit and allow for lower string height to improve playability.

The headstock features the traditional Yamaha tuning fork design, bridges are kept simple and complimented with warm colours and detailed rosettes.

Yamaha CG Series Catalogue Images - Bracing.
Yamaha CG Series
Soundboard Bracing

Common features across the CG Series:

  • All models available with either spruce or cedar soundboard.
  • Intricate rosette designs.
  • Uncomplicated headstock design featuring Yamaha's traditional "Tuning fork" logo.
  • Lower string height for greater playability.
  • Improved neck strength due to a 3-ply laminated neck design.
  • Matt finish on the back of the neck to provide grip and allow the hand to move smoothly.
  • Improved saddle slot design.
  • Easy to grasp and turn tuning pegs.
  • Thinner bridge plate and Bracing pattern to effectivley transfer string vibrations to the soundboard.
  • Gloss finish on all models apart from the CG122 which is matt.

Yamaha CG Series Specifications

Model name CG192S / CG192C CG182S / CG182C CG162S / CG162C CG142S / CG142C CG122MS / CG122MC
Soundboard Solid European spruce or solid American cedar Solid European spruce or solid American cedar Solid Engleman spruce or solid American cedar Solid Engleman spruce or solid American cedar Solid Engleman spruce or solid American cedar
Back and sides Rosewood Rosewood Ovangkol Nato Nato
Neck Mahogany Nato Nato Nato Nato
Fingerboard Ebony Ebony Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood
Bridge Rosewood, maple inlay Rosewood, maple inlay Rosewood, ABS plastic Inlay Rosewood, ABS plastic Inlay Rosewood, ABS plastic Inlay
Body depth 94-100mm 94-100mm 94-100mm 94-100mm 94-100mm
Nut width 52mm 52mm 52mm 52mm 52mm
Scale length 650mm 650mm 650mm 650mm 650mm
Finish Gloss Gloss Gloss Gloss Matt
Tuners Gold RM-1388G-7F Gold RM-1388G-7F Gold RM-1157G-50XA Chrome RM1157N-50XA Chrome RM-1157N-50XA

The C Series and the CS Series - Entry Models

Yamaha's entry level guitars, modestly priced instruments great for beginners and young learners.

  • C80
  • C70
  • C40
  • C40 BL - *Limited Edition*
  • CS40 (3/4 size version of C40)

Specifications

Model name C80 CS70 C40 C40 BL CS40
Soundboard Spruce Spruce Spruce Spruce Spruce
Back and sides Meranti Meranti Meranti Meranti Meranti
Neck Nato Nato Nato Nato Nato
Fingerboard Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood
Bridge Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood
Body depth 94-100mm 94-100mm 94-100mm 94-100mm 84-88mm
Nut width 52mm 52mm 52mm 52mm 48mm
Scale length 650mm 650mm 650mm 650mm 580mm
Finish Gloss Gloss Gloss Gloss - Black & White Gloss
Tuners Gold (YTM-06) Gold (YTM-06) Chrome (YTM-01) Chrome (YTM-01) Chrome (YTM-04)
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15 December 2018