Martin & Co. announces the expansion of this popular line with five new models that are available in limited quantities beginning today.
The latest models in the Performing Artist Series are the GPCPA2, GPCPA Mahogany, GPCPA3, DCPA3 and the OMCPA3. Each guitar is reasonably-priced for the holidays and features digital electronics and superior playability with the Fishman F1 Aura.
The GPCPA2 is crafted with solid East Indian rosewood back and sides and a solid Sitka spruce top. This model also features an elegant three-piece back and full gloss finish. It offers a very fast and comfortable Performing Artist neck and fingerboard taper with grained ivoroid bindings. The soundhole rosette is adorned with pearl.
Available only in the Grand Performance cutaway body shape, the GPCPA mahogany is the latest entry in Martin’s certified wood lineup. The mahogany has a solid FSC certified Mahogany back, sides and neck and a solid FSC certified European spruce top. Additionally, The Mahogany features full gloss finish along with the best onboard intelligence available today.
The stage-ready and elegant GPCPA3 is a gloss-top model built with solid East Indian rosewood back and sides and a solid Sitka spruce top. Musicians will enjoy the fast and comfortable Performing Artist neck/fingerboard taper and bridge spacing.
Similarly, the DCPA3 is built with solid East Indian rosewood back and sides and a solid Sitka spruce top and comes in a gloss-top Dreadnought model.
As with the previous four models, the OMCPA3,"includes the Fishman F1. It comes adorned elegantly with a gloss-top body and is built with solid East Indian rosewood back and sides and a solid Sitka spruce top.
The Fishman F1 Aura features the stunning realism of award-winning Aura Acoustic Imaging technology in a distinctive and easy to use onboard preamp system. State-of-the-art features include: digital chromatic tuner, volume and blend controls, independent three-band EQ for both pickup and image signals, compressor, phase control and an automatic anti-feedback filter with up to three notches. The heart of the F1 Aura is its ability to replicate the sound of nine different world-class studio microphones. The preamp utilizes low-noise components, 32-bit internal processing and 24-bit audio conversion for an incredibly clean and quiet output.
For more, go to performingartistseries.com.