Elevate your musical expression with the Alvarez Yairi WY1 Acoustic-Electric Guitar, a testament to the revered Yairi craftsmanship. Meticulously designed and expertly crafted, the WY1 is more than an instrument; it's an extension of your passion for music. The natural finish showcases the exquisite combination of solid tonewoods, marrying aesthetics with exceptional sound quality.
The WY1 features a solid AA-grade Sitka spruce top and rosewood back and sides, delivering a rich and resonant tone with remarkable clarity. The orchestra body shape offers a comfortable playing experience without compromising projection, making it suitable for a variety of playing styles. Equipped with the System 600T MKII electronics, this guitar ensures a seamless transition from acoustic purity to electrifying performances. The mahogany neck with an ebony fingerboard contributes to the guitar's playability, while the intricate abalone inlays add a touch of elegance to the overall design.
- Exceptional Craftsmanship: Meticulously crafted by Alvarez's renowned Yairi artisans for unparalleled quality.
- Rich and Resonant Tone: The solid AA-grade Sitka spruce top and rosewood back/sides produce a tone with remarkable clarity.
- Comfortable Orchestra Body: Offers a balanced playing experience suitable for various musical genres.
- Seamless Acoustic-Electric Transition: System 600T MKII electronics ensure a natural and dynamic amplified sound.
- Elegant Aesthetics: Intricate abalone inlays and a natural finish add a touch of sophistication.
- Mahogany Neck with Ebony Fingerboard: Enhances playability while contributing to the guitar's stability.
- Versatile Playing Styles: Suitable for a wide range of playing styles, from fingerstyle to strumming.
- AA Western red cedar top offers a lively, touch-sensitive response
- Rosewood back and sides deliver a strong bass response, powerful highs, and an overtone-rich sound
- Sturdy mahogany neck carved into soft “V” to “C”-shape — great for chording in the open position, while flattening out for performance as you go up the neck
- Beautiful rosewood fingerboard in a flat 15.75-inch radius
- LR Baggs Element pickup and StagePro preamp for plugged-in tones that remain faithful to your acoustic sound
- OM body size with a full 25.5-inch scale length can cover almost any style
- Forward-shifted FTS2 bracing produces an open sound with a strong low-end punch
- Slightly deeper body depth for enhanced projection and bass response
- Deep cutaway for easy access to the upper frets
- Direct coupled bridge increases downward pressure and raises sustain for greater volume, clarity, and sustain
- Handcrafted in Japan
- String Type:Steel
- Number of Strings:6
- Body Shape:Yairi Folk/OM
- Back & Sides Wood:East Indian Rosewood
- Top Wood:Solid AA Western Red Cedar
- Body Bracing:Forward Shifted, Asymmetric Tone Bars
- Neck Wood:Mahogany
- Neck Shape:Soft V to C
- Fingerboard Material:Rosewood
- Fingerboard Inlay:Abalone Design at 12th fret
- Number of Frets:20
- Scale Length:25.5"
- Nut Width:1.718"
- Nut/Saddle Material:Bone/Bone
- Bridge Material:Direct Coupled Rosewood
- Tuning Machines:Gotoh
- Electronics:LR Baggs StagePro with Element Pickup
- Strings:D'Addario, .012-.053
- Case/Gig Bag:Hardshell Case
- Manufacturer Part Number:WY1
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As soon as you place your order, you will receive a confirmation email. After that, we double-check if all items ordered are in stock and available for immediate shipment. If your order is available for the delivery within the advertised time frame, we will submit it for shipment to the warehouse. If the expected delivery time exceeds the advertised time frame, we'll reach out to you via email and/or phone to confirm the order.
Within 1 business day from the time the item has been shipped, you will receive an email confirmation with tracking number. If you would not receive tracking information within six business days of your order, feel free to follow up with us.
Estimated Time of Arrival:
We typically deliver within 2-10 business days. Custom made products are usually delivered within 3-5 weeks. If the expected delivery date for your order would fall outside of the advertised 2-10 business day time frame, our customer service team will reach out to you to confirm if you are OK with that date.
All estimated delivery dates and shipping costs advertised on the website apply the the Contiguous United States only. Please contact our customer service team to discuss the time and cost of shipping to Hawaii or Alaska. We don't ship directly to Canada, but we can ship your order to the freight carrier of your choice.
It is very important that you inspect the packaging of your items when they arrive and check if you received all boxes listed on the delivery receipt.If you notice any damage or shortage of packages, you must make note of it on the bill of lading, take pictures, and refuse delivery.Your note should say "refused due to damage". You must also take photos of all sides of the box and send them to us within 2 days. If there are no damages visible before opening the box, you must note "subject to further inspection may contain concealed damage". If you notice any damage after receiving the delivery, do not throw the box away, and contact us with the photos. After we receive information from you about the refused delivery or concealed damage, we immediately initiate a claim with the shipping company or with the manufacturer. After the claim is fully processed, we ship all replacements at absolutely no cost to you.
Cancellations & Refunds:
We can cancel your order at absolutely no cost to you before the shipping label or Bill of Lading has been created, or before production of a custom order has started. Custom made items are not eligible for refunds after production has started. To be eligible for a return, the item must be unused and in the same condition as you received it. It must also remain in the original packaging, and the packaging must be in a perfect condition. We do not charge restocking fees or return shipping fees. All eligible returns are 100% free. Orders delivered outside the United States are not eligible for refunds. If your order arrived damaged, "Damages" section applies. Our refund policy lasts 45 days. If 45 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately, we can’t offer you a refund. Please contact us before returning an item to discuss shipping details. All refunds will be issued to the credit card or PayPal account you used for your purchase within 2 days after all returned items arrived at our warehouse.
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