The ESN10C dreadnought acoustic electric guitar from Takamine's Natural series is designed with simplicity that allows the tone to come alive. Featuring a gorgeous satin finished, sold spruce top, sapele back and sides, and a rosewood fingerboard, the ESN10C has a powerful yet warm voice with fantastic projection when played acoustically.
The warm sounding CT4B Preamp compliments the guitar nicely, with a 3-band graphic EQ and an extremely stable and accurate chromatic tuner, this guitar thrives in any performance or practice situation.
The CT4B preamp is designed for ease of use and purity of tone. The CT4B consists of 3 bands of graphic EQ tone control, a volume control slider and a built-in chromatic tuner.
The 3 band EQ provides control over the bass (LOW), midrange (MID) and treble (HIGH) frequency response. With the sliders set at the midpoint (0) the electric signal from the guitar is evenly balanced across the frequency range. The desired tone is then dialed in by using the sliders to add or subtract frequency response as desired. Each frequency control slider will raise or lower the band response by +/-5db.
The volume slider adjusts the output volume of the preamp.
The convenient built-in chromatic tuner is extremely accurate and very easy to use. The tuner is activated by pressing the TUNER POWER button. To tune your instrument, simply pluck any open string. When the guitar is unplugged, the TUNER POWER switch acts as on and off. Your CT4B tuner is also capable of being calibrated to frequencies other than standard A440.
To facilitate silent on-stage tuning, the TUNER POWER button also acts as a mute switch when the guitar is played amplified. If you wish to be able to tune with your signal amplified, simply press the TUNER POWER a second time. Press a third time to shut off the tuner function. The tuner will shut off automatically when there is no signal for a couple of minutes.