The King of the Flat-tops. The Gibson SJ-200 has an iconic status and has been seen in the hands of many professional players since it first debuted in 1937 - powering many musical journeys.
As with any Gibson instrument, the SJ-200 Standard 2019 is crafted with the best possible materials to ensure exquisite performance, playability, and tone. Additionally, high-quality electronics make it perfect for stage and studio use while its versatility makes it perform superbly throughout many different genres and playing styles.
The Gibson SJ-200 is instantly recognisable. This is due to its legendary SJ body and distinctive pickguard. From the hands of Elvis to Bob Dylan, to Jimmy Page and Noel Gallagher - find out why they all chose Gibson's living legacy.
The Gibson SJ-200 2019 only gets better with age. Constructed with a range of premium tonewoods and the best possible materials available, the SJ-200 projects a distinct and iconic Gibson tone. The SJ-200 Standard features a sitka spruce top which delivers a broad dynamic range, and a sound that develops character over its life. Additionally, the SJ-200's eye-catching top is accompanied by maple back and sides which add clarity to the guitar's sound. Maple is sought-after due to its striking visual appeal. Tone-wise, maple produces a clear, bright and focused character with excellent projection. Clear, defined, and ideal for a huge variety of genres and techniques - Gibson 2019 is here.
Iconic and distinctive. The SJ-200 Standard offers superb volume and projection due to all the extra room for the sound to reverberate around the body. From the hands of Noel Gallagher to Elvis, to Bob Dylan, the SJ-200 has been favoured over the years by numerous musicians. They all loved the SJ-200 for its sheer volume, distinctive Gibson feel, and iconic tone. Over the years players quickly took to Gibson's super jumbo size, particularly rhythm players due to its deep bass sound, enormous voice, and versatility. Session guitarists will love playing with other musicians, as its dominant voice simply complements other instruments and stands out mightily within a live mix.
Control and blend with a variety of tonal options. The LR Baggs Anthem and the SJ-200 together allow you to perform live with a sound that you'll easily mistake for a mic'd up studio sound. Combining a condenser mic, TRU-MIC technology, and LR Baggs' popular Element pickup, LR Baggs bring you the sonic-warmth of a studio mic'd performance wherever you play. Additionally, the revolutionary electronics are mounted and engineered to ensure incredible feedback suppression for stage-use. You can also blend, control, and mix the TRU-MIC technology and the Element pickup with ease. Overall, the LR Baggs Anthem captures the magic of your guitar's natural acoustic tone, projecting the sound faithfully and beautifully.
A two-piece maple neck offers durability with a bright, immediate tone. Its rounded profile provides a familiar yet authentic feel with enough comfort to accommodate hours of passionate-play. Additionally, the neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard that adds clarity to the SJ-200's sound whilst providing a smooth playing experience. Furthermore, without losing any of the SJ-200's original appeal, the fingerboard is graced with iconic mother of pearl graduated crown inlays.
As with many of Gibson's acoustic range, the SJ-200 comes fitted with traditional hand scalloped X-bracing. This specific type of bracing structure consists of two braces forming an 'X' shape across the soundboard which not only enhances the sound and offers a well-balanced tone, but also provides a reinforced stable and durable structure. Furthermore, with traditional hand scalloped X-bracing the SJ-200's tone is enhanced beautifully, providing superior projection and volume.
Stand out from the crowd in true Gibson style. The SJ-200 carries the same stunning hand-inlaid crowns and intricately-designed pickguard that the original was known for. A vintage sunburst finish with gold hardware leaves the SJ-200 2019 looking regal and ready. Iconic and seen in many performers hands, the SJ-200 is one of the world's most popular acoustic guitars - its legendary legacy will continue to live on throughout your musical journey.
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