Breedlove Solo Dreadnought Acoustic Electric Guitar
Musicians everywhere are constantly trying to find that tone that will define their music, and Breedlove thinks it has just the ticket for them. Designed to give musicians a whole new outlook on their sound by projecting sonic subtleties directly in their ear, the Breedlove Solo Dreadnought is for the innovative singer-songwriter or recording artist. This guitar specially made for solo songwriting to help people hear their instrument while playing; however it’s also capable of handling recording and live performances. Projecting sound directly towards the ear, the Breedlove Monitor side sound hole allows guitarists to be in tune sonically with their performances in a whole new way. This guitar includes a proprietary LR-TCV preamp with an LR Baggs Element pickup, presence, a 3-band EQ, phase, and a difficult to notice chromatic tuner.
The Breedlove Dreadnought is slightly more rounded than traditional dreadnoughts, producing beautifully full, punchy, and articulate tones. The Dreadnought appeals to players inspired by the familiarity of a dreadnought, who are looking for nuance and richness from their instrument. The Breedlove Dreadnought projects well, so it excels in an ensemble, and yet retains the refinement needed for vocal accompaniment.
Sitka spruce is gr own in the Pacific Northwest, and has been the primary top wood for U.S.A. instruments for many decades. It is strong and light with extended harmonic content, and nearly equals the power of Adirondack.
Back and Sides
Sapele is similar both visually and tonally to dense mahogany, but both darker and harder, giving it a strong visual presence and a bit more upper-harmonic content and low-end clarity. It's a good choice for many sizes and shapes, and works well for strumming and fingerstyle.Hand-Crafted
Neck A satin-finished nato mahogany neck with volute makes the neck comfortable and easy to play. The volute adds strength to the break angle of the headstock. It also acts as a thumbrest for chords played in open and first positions.
The LR Baggs Element pickup and the Breedlove LR-TCV preamp give you great plugged-in sound. The back-lit, colored LED tuner also allows you to see if you're in tune on a dark stage. This set-up lets you play with confidence, so you can focus on your performance.
Lustrous full-gloss finish, a beautiful single-ring abalone rosette, offset position markers and attractive black binding give a rich, upscale appearance.