Yamaha Unveils Two New TransAcoustic Models

Yamaha has debuted two new TransAcoustic models, the CG-TA classical and the CSF-TA parlor guitar.

Yamaha’s TransAcoustic line offers reverb and chorus effects without the need for an amplifier or other external gear. A metal actuator mounted inside the guitar's body reflects the string’s vibrations, enacting reverb and chorusing effects when activated.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.