Gibsons J-200 Studio proudly maintains the tradition and excellence of Gibson Acoustics Super Jumbo line, offering a remarkable combination of features that deliver all the sweet tone, clarity and presence expected from a Super Jumbo. The simple elegance of the J-200 Studio is evident in every detail, including its premium Sitka spruce top and attractive maple back and sides, releasing a rich, full, and balanced high end and grand projection.Nickel Grover Rotomatic TunersGrovers original Rotomatic tuners are an engineering marvel, with style and performance exactly suited for the J-200 Studio. With a gear ratio of 14:1, the Rotomatics deliver precision tuning in a durable housing that provides maximum protection for the gear and string post. All moving parts are cut for exact meshing, eliminating the possibility of slippage. A countersunk tension screw lets players regulate the tuning tension to any degree. A special lubricant inside the gear box provides smooth and accurate tuning stability.Crown Peghead LogoGibson put the first crown peghead logo on an ES-300 back in 1940, and it has graced the headstocks of many legendary Gibson guitars ever since, including the J-200 Studio. Over the years, it has also been called a thistle because of the group of flowering plants with the sharp prickles, though Gibson has preferred to call it a crown.PickguardThe pickguard for the J-200 Studio is Gibsons standard plain tortoise Super Jumbo shape, enhanced with an engraved cream-colored border. As with all of Gibson Acoustics pickguards, the coloring, inlay, and binding are all done by hand.RosetteA rosette is the beautiful, hand-crafted circle around the soundhole, and can be one of the most ornamental elements of any acoustic guitar. It is also one of the most subtle and complicated woodworking decorations on any acoustic guitar. The rosette on the J-200 Studio is a double-ring rosette, with the main ring consisting of seven-ply binding, and the second ring three-ply binding, adding a stylish, understated elegance to the J-200 Studio.Rosewood Fingerboard with Rolled Edges and Graduated Crown InlayThe fingerboard of Gibsons J-200 Studio is constructed from the highest grade rosewood on earth, which is personally inspected and qualified by Gibsons team of skilled experts before it enters the Gibson factories. The resilience of this durable wood makes the fingerboard extremely balanced and stable, and gives each chord and note unparalleled clarity and bite. The J-200 Studios graduated crown inlays are made of genuine mother of pearl, and are inserted into the fingerboard using a process that eliminates gaps and doesnt require the use of fillers. The fingerboard also sports a rolled edgeinstead of the usual right angle where the fingerboard surface meets the neck, Gibson Acoustics rolled edge is slightly beveled for an extremely smooth and comfortable feel, enhancing the playability of the J-200 Studio.Body Tonewoods (back, sides and top)The top of the J-200 Studio is made from AA-grade Sitka spruce, while plain maple is used for the back and sides, giving the all the deep, rich tone, clarity and presence expected from a Gibson Super Jumbo. Selecting the right wood, and the formula to dry it out, are two of the most central procedures to Gibsons guitar-building process. Beginning with its first catalog in 1903, Gibson has assured its customers that every guitar would be built using woods with the most durable, elastic, and sonorous qualities, and todays guitars from Gibson Acoustic are no different.Fishman Ellipse Aura Electronics PackageGibsons J-200 Studio comes equipped with a built-in Fishman Ellipse Aura electronics package, which combines Fishmans most sophisticated onboard preamp design with the power of the popular Aura Acoustic Imaging Technology. The result is acoustic sound that is exceptionally accurate and true to life. Already loaded onto the system are four images that best match the instruments natural tonal characteristics. You can make adjustments to any of them using the systems Pickup/Image Blend or Volume controls, or use the switchable Natural I and Natural II low frequencies for tone shaping. You can also control feedback with the Phase switch and automatic Anti-Feedback device control. The pickup's ergonomic soundhole-mounted design puts slider controls at your fingertips so you can maintain a natural playing position at all times. The Fishman Ellipse Aura is used by such noted musicians as Brad Paisley, Pete Townshend and Travis Tritt.BracingEvery acoustic guitar made by Gibson features hand-scalloped, radiused top bracing inside the body, a feature normally found only in limited run, hand-made guitars. By scalloping each
Product Title: Gibson Guitar Gibson Sj-200 Studio Acoustic-Electric Guitar Antique Natural
Manufacturer: Gibson Guitar
Power Score: 4.4 | 1 Review
Acoustic Guitar Type: acoustic electric
Guitar Accessory Type: pickups
# Of Strings: 6 strings
Left Handed: standard
Drum Percussion Accessories: stands / racks
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The Gibson J-200 Studio is another...
The Gibson J-200 Studio is another member of the super jumbo line of gibson guitars. Like the Standard member of the line, the Studio has a rotomatic tuner, a nickel grover one that has a gear ratio of 14:1 and heavy duty housing for gear and string post protection. To minimize the possibility of slippage the moving parts are cut for exact meshing. The Gibson J-200 Studio comes with a...
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