The Sigma GTCE features a solid sitka spruce top, providing players with a versatile platform for unleashing their true individual style. Its solid top yields a crisp and articulate tone with a broad dynamic range, accommodating numerous playing styles and genres with equal ease. Additionally, its sitka spruce top also delivers focused, clear sound of deep lows, warm mid-range, and bright singing highs. Its stunning solid top is attached to tilia back and sides, which is is a variant of basswood, delivering a well-balanced tonality with excellent dynamics and definition.
Constructed from mahogany, the Sigma's neck delivers a resonant rich warmth that responds superbly to many different playing styles with equal ease. Additionally, the neck has a low profile shape for added comfort and a better grip in each position up and down the neck. Furthermore, the neck is topped with a micarta fingerboard which offers a smooth playing experience whilst adding sonically pleasing tones to the guitar's overall sound.
The Sigma GTCE features a grand OM-14 fret cutaway body, which is similar in size and proportion to grand auditorium guitars, providing a versatile instrument, well suited to a wide range of genres and playing styles. With a grand OM-14 fret body combined with its mixture of tonewoods, the Sigma GTCE produces a full low-end, emphasis within the mid-range, and sparkles within the trebles. Its versatility makes the GTCE able to handle both lighter fingerpicking styles to meatier strumming patterns with ease, perfect for adding a range of dynamics to a player's individual musical style. Furthermore, the grand OM body also offers a comfortable playing experience due to its curvaceous shape and nipped in waist, providing comfort throughout both seated and standing performances. For added comfort, the GTCE has a venetian cutaway profile, offering easy access to upper frets and more challenging chords.
Equipped with a Sigma preamp system, the GTCE will feel right at home on stage or within a studio environment, perfect for the performing musician. The built-in Sigma preamp features slide controls for bass, middle, and treble with a rotary control for volume, enabling players to add a little extra sonic-character to their amplified tone. Furthermore, the preamp also has a built-in tuner, providing quick, precise and easy tuning on the go, whether performing acoustically or amplified.
The Sigma GTCE offers a classic and more traditional acoustic appearance, from its sophisticated black pickguard to its herringbone rosette and pearl dot inlays. In addition, the back and sides of the Sigma provide a striking visual appeal, this is due to its tilia body. Naturally, tilia is a light-coloured tonewood, which enables the craftsman to add a stain for a truly pleasing finish and for added aesthetic appeal. Furthermore, its classic Sigma headstock has been graced with an eye-catching torch pattern, inlaid in abalone which really adds to its stage-worthy vibe. Overall, this sleek and stylish electro acoustic has a natural appearance with both traditional and modern ornate details for a truly pleasing look that is ready to hit the stage.
The GTCE features a bone nut, which offers excellent resonance and sustain, along with an authentic appearance. A bone nut also delivers a very balanced tone, and will last a long time. In addition, this type of nut naturally self lubricates and helps you stay in tune for longer.
Body Size: Grand OM-14 Fret, Cutaway
Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides: Tilia
Neck: Mahogany, Low Profile
Nut & Saddle: Bone
Scale Length: 25.4” (645 mm)
Neck width at nut: 1-3/4” (44,5 mm)
Headstock inlay: Abalone, torch pattern
Tuning Machines: Chrome, diecast
Electronics: Sigma Preamp (with Tuner)
Strings: D´Addario EXP16
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