Get approval before 3pm and we'll send your order out the same working day (stock permitting) for next working day delivery! If you have any questions you can contact us by e-mail at or check out our Help Centre. { "langId": -1, Review: Yamaha Revstar RS320, RS420, RS502 by chrisscott26 First published by Mixdown Magazine April 18, 2016 Throughout its 50-year history of guitar making, Yamaha has long been a viable alternative to major manufacturers.

For a specs list you’ll be better served on any online dealer’s website, but in a nutshell it features a nato body and set neck (nato being some sort of mahogany), with a rosewood fretboard that features a rather flat radius (approx.

Hardware is fairly generic but certainly functional, while the pickups, designed by Yamaha and made by Korean giant G&B, aim for a high, but not daft, output with powerful ceramic magnets.

By pushing the gain, the significant sustain already present wobbles with even greater intensity and resonance.

The neck profile is thin and for a base model plays consistently smoothly with quite a fast action.

In many ways it embodies the entire Revstar selection – a guitar with its own unique character, built cohesively, from the ground up. With the introduction of the Revstar series Yamaha has been able to produce a diverse group of guitars that each bring to the fore their own unique personality.

From top to bottom, every Revstar model has a distinct tone and feel designed to cater for a particular style of playing. Central to the innovative design of this guitar is the dry switch – a high-pass passive filter that provides the tone versatility and control of a standard coil-split for an authentic single-coil sound. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. By Chris Gill 21 June 2016. The pickup nearest to the neck of the guitar. Very similar in tonal response to Mahogany, Nato is generally more affordable than Mahogany.

Sadly we are unable to ship this product outside of Europe at this time. Short scale lengths reduce string tension making bends easier. In fact, previous to Yamaha’s new Revstar series, their most recent new solidbody model was the RGX-A2, which made its debut in 2004.

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Revstar is a workhorse through and through, but that doesn’t mean there has been any compromise on comfort and playability. Andertons Music Company's Registered Office: 58-59 Woodbridge Road, Guildford, GU1 4RF. A rosewood fingerboard, 22 medium frets and a thin neck shape provides effortless playability.

First published by Mixdown Magazine April 18, 2016.

Finance available at checkout for orders £300+, {"id":"P+GRS320VW","name":"Yamaha Revstar RS320 Electric Guitar In Vintage White","brand":"Yamaha","category":"Brands/Yamaha/Yamaha Electric Guitars","variant":"GRS320VW","price":"299.00","quantity":"1","position":""}, {"category":"Electric Guitars/Electric Guitars/","parentCategory":"Electric Guitars","lastItem":""}, Suggested site content and search history menu, Electric Guitar Bundles and Starter Packs, Acoustic Guitar Effects Pedals & D.I. The neck is I think a C-style (reminiscent of a Strat, not a thick Gibson-like neck) with a 43mm nut width and a 24.75” scale like a Les Paul –the perfect neck for small to average-sized hands. "displaySKUContextData" : "false", We have ordered stock of this item. Rosewood fretboards offer warm tones with lots of depth. }.

Designed from the ground up, Revstar features specially wound YGD pickups that are perfectly matched to each guitar. A nato neck is matched with a rosewood fingerboard, 22 medium frets and an easily manageable 24 3⁄4” scale length. While both the low-end girth of the P-90’s and the set-neck sustain push the guitar towards heavier styles, the Dry Switch’s added punch allows for a more using the Dry Switch doesn’t result in any hum or a drop in volume, making it a reliable way to easily shape tone and presence. } Importantly, using the dry switch doesn’t result in any hum or a drop in volume, making it a reliable way to easily shape tone and presence. GOLD AWARD. This review would not have been possible without Stephanie from Yamaha generously lending me this for review!

The more you shop, the more you save, so start earning points now! Tone control with the use of the dry switch. The nato neck is set-in – a consistent feature of the Revstar series across the board which acts to boost sustain with a stronger body-neck connection. It’s been quite a long time since Yamaha introduced an entirely new electric solidbody guitar model, let alone a new series of them. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account.

This is a classically attuned guitar that does the little things well.

Alternatively, with the dry switch set to zero, a heavier and denser distortion can be achieved, while bellowing fuzz is also attainable on the neck pickup with added gain. You can find full details about the services we offer, including details on our international delivery charges, on our main delivery page. Navigating the fretbaord comes easy with the maximum extension that is on offer here – at the low-end of the neck reaching six frets across is well within your means – while the size of the neck is dwarfed even by my hands (which aren’t overly big).

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In regards to tone the nato body provides some fatness and girth – it’s a dense wood that gets a lot out of its rather compact package. ( Log Out /  At the end of the checkout you'll be taken to the V12 Finance web site.