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Sono α Hybrid Arched Top Acoustic


By Soderlund Guitars

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Sono α is the first iteration of a minimalist reimagining of the essential structure of the acoustic guitar purposed as a jazz instrument. The full acoustic voice is not unlike that of a flat top, emanating from a slim body of African Blackwood and a tightly arched European Spruce. An onboard Fishman SBT soundboard transducer pickup and Kent Armstrong jazz humbucker can be combined through the stereo output to provide separate signals for acoustic and electric amplifiers to create the perfect blend of sound for your unique purposes - and in stereo. A multiscale fingerboard, running 26.5 inches on the bass side and 25.5 inches on the treble side, fills out the bottom register, and Monel strings and an adjustable humbucker mounting allow one to perfectly balance the string balance for the magnetic pickup signal.

Price includes hard case and shipping to anywhere in the known world.

Serial # 068

  • Top wood: European Spruce
  • Body wood: African Blackwood
  • Fingerboard: African Blackwood
  • Neck wood: Birdseye Maple
  • Neck inlay: Custom mother of pearl
  • Bridge wood: Birdseye Maple
  • Pickup: Fishman SBT-E Soundboard Pickup Transducer
  • Electronics: Two volumes, stereo output
  • Headstock Inlay: MOP logo
  • Tuners: Hipshot locking open geared
  • Finish: Hand rubbed oil finish
  • Neck profile: Standard C shape (22.5mm thick at first fret)
  • Fingerboard radius: Compound 16 to 12 inch
  • Scale length: 25.5 to 26.5 inch (647 to 673mm)
  • Nut width: 47 mm 1.85 inches
  • String spacing: @Nut - 38.5mm, 1.52 inches, @Saddle 57mm, 2.24 inches
  • Frets to body: 14
  • Weight: 2.5 kg, 5.5 pounds
  • Body size: Medium
  • Year of completion: 2021
  • Body length: 470 mm 18.5 inches
  • Overall length: 1070 mm 42.13 inches
  • Width of lower bout: 355 mm 13.98 inches
  • Width of upper bout: 355 mm 13.98 inches
  • Body depth @ heel: 45 mm 1.77 inches
  • Body depth @ tail block: 50 mm 1.97 inches

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