Shannon with Yamaha showed us the new nylon string NX series at NAMM 2020. There are six guitars broken down into two groups of three: the NTX and NCX lines.

The NTX is named for its a thinner body depth, which has a slimmer neck to go along with it. This is well suited for steel string players who want the sound of a nylon string guitar. It features a solid top. and onboard electronics. The NTX 1 has a classic preamp, while the NTX 3 and NTX 5 have Yamaha’s new Atmosfeel system. It’s a three-way system with two pickups and a microphone, allowing you to blend the amount of output for each. This allows the electronics to keep the same warmth at all volume levels. 


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The NCX, named for its “classical” body shape and size, also has three different models. It features typical nylon string guitar depth and profile, and also includes onboard electronics.

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