Yamaha CS40

(1 customer review)





Yamaha CS40 properties

Product name CS40
Brand Yamaha
Type String Instruments
String Instruments Acoustic Guitar
Number of Strings 6 pcs
String Type Nylon
Built-in Microphone No
Handedness Right-handed
Number of Frets 19
Cutaway No Cutaway
Size 3/4
Wood Type (front) Spruce
Wood Type (back) Meranti
Wood Type (body sides) Meranti
Wood Type (neck) Nato
Wood Type (fretboard) Rosewood
Colour Wood

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Product type

String Instruments

Number of Strings

String Type

Built-in Microphone


Number of Frets



Wood Type-front

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Wood Type-neck

Wood Type-fretboard


1 review for Yamaha CS40

  1. Dance

    The guitar is very nice in appearance (slight “mini flaws” on the paintwork). Low string action, comfortable narrow neck.
    Rather low shelf strings. You can read a lot of flattering sentences in the description of the instrument, but the guitar does not fully tune to 100%. Overall nice equipment

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What unique features set the Yamaha CS40 apart from other classical guitars, and how does it contribute to its overall sound quality?

The Yamaha CS40 classical guitar stands out from others in several unique ways that significantly impact its sound quality. Firstly, this model is equipped with a solid spruce top, which is an exceptional feature for a guitar at its price point. Spruce is known to produce bright and lively tones, making it an excellent choice for classical guitars. Secondly, the CS40 features scalloped bracing on its top. This design allows for greater vibration and resonance, resulting in a fuller and richer sound. Additionally, the bracing is constructed using a computer-aided process that ensures precise placement and optimal strength. Another distinguishing factor of the CS40 is its narrow neck profile, which provides easier playability and faster finger movement for more intricate playing styles. This feature is especially beneficial for classical guitarists who frequently employ fingerstyle techniques. Lastly, Yamaha's proprietary Pure Breeding process contributes to the exceptional sound quality of the CS40. This method involves carefully selecting and breeding trees over generations to produce wood with ideal acoustic properties. As a result, the tonewood used in the CS40 is of superior quality, contributing to its unique and resonant sound. In summary, the Yamaha CS40's solid spruce top, scalloped bracing, narrow neck profile, and Pure Breeding process all contribute to its exceptional sound quality, making it a standout choice among classical guitars in its price range.