This guitar has seen quite a bit of love from its previous owner. There are plenty of signs of use, abundant particularly on the back, and neck. The case for this guitar is in poor condition; definitely a gigger's guitar. There are some dents in the neck and chips on the headstock; the dents in the neck can be felt, but don't get in the way of its playability. The guitar has a particularly warm and developed classic Takamine sound from being played in over the years. A perfect guitar for the player in need of a workhorse, not a piece of decoration.
•Body Shape: NEX
•Top: Solid Spruce
•Back: Solid Rosewood
•Electronics: CTP-3 Cool Tube
•Tuners: Gold with Amber Pearl
The SuperNatural Series does much more than pay homage to the master luthier. These truly are vintage instruments of the 21st century featuring technical innovations that have made Takamine famous. These acoustic-electrics come equipped with a palathetic bridge pickup linked to the CoolTube preamp. This combination captures even the finest sonic nuance, delivering a warm, clear amplified acoustic tone that is simply breathtaking.
Everything about the SuperNatural Series exhibits world-class pedigree, from the beautifully understated styling to breathtaking vintage tone. None of which should come as any surprise given that Takamine have spent the last 40 years improving the design and build of their outstanding acoustic guitars. This SuperNaturals range, including the TAN46C is truly outstanding because of the time, materials and knowledge which Takamine put into them.
The CTP-3 CoolTube™, the first and only onboard tube preamp for acoustic guitar, produces a rich, full sound. It takes its name from innovative Takamine™ technology that runs its 12AU7 dual-triode vacuum tube at very low voltages—so low that it stays cool to the touch—with variable tube tone that can be adjusted from bright and brilliant to thick and warm.
The full-range EQ section uses shelving filters to sculpt bass and treble frequencies, with semi-parametric shaping control over the midrange. A control knob adjusts the frequency from 250Hz to 5kHz, and a pinpoint-precise onboard chromatic tuner is standard equipment. Other features include Mid and High cut switches for a second pickup.
- Cool Tube
- Aux Pu Mix Volume
- Aux Pu Gain
- Cool Tube Standby
- Tuner Power On-Off(With Mute)
- Tuner Pitch Change
- Notch Cut Level Select(-6Db/-1 2Db)
- Main Pu Gain(Stee14-Nylon)
- Aux Pu Eq(Mid Cut/High Cut)