Yamaha C40 BL

Classical Guitar

  • Top: Spruce
  • Neck: Nato
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Bottom and sides: Meranti
  • Nut width: 52 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm (25.59")
  • Beginner's model
  • Colour: Black
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  • Classical
  • Pop

Further Information

Cutaway No
Top Spruce
Back and Sides Meranti
Pickups No
Fretboard Rosewood
Nut width in mm 52,00 mm
Scale 650 mm
Colour Black
Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Excellent classical guitar
LMM, 30.07.2013
Yamaha have done it again! An incredibly budget-priced guitar with an outstanding build quality and tone.

The black gloss design is very elegant and makes the guitar look quite expensive. The fingerboard is wide which makes playing individual strings much easier - the only issue is that smaller hands might find it slightly difficult to work their way around the fretboard and a standard acoustic capo is unlikely to be large enough to fit here (even the G7 series).

The sound is a delight, as evidenced from Thomann's excellent sound samples. As with all of my new instruments, I intend to quickly restring with some premium strings (as you never know how long the strings were on the instrument in the factory or warehouse!) I have purchased D'Addario Pro Arte strings to try out and may update this review once any effects of this change have been observed.


If you are looking for a classical guitar <£200, you'd be hard pressed to beat this. A wonderful sounding instrument and a joy to play. Very highly recommended!
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good enough for simple sequences
09.01.2017
pros - extremely handy, warm sound, easy maintenance.
cons - struggles to cope with sophisticated sounds, classical music or jazz.
Where are the dots on the fingerboard? :)
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Yamaha C40 BL
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Yamaha C40 BL

Classical Guitar Top: Spruce, Neck: Nato, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Bottom and sides: Meranti, Nut width: 52 mm, Scale: 650 mm (25.59"), Beginner's model, Colour: Black

  • Cutaway: No
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Meranti
  • Pickups: No
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Nut width in mm: 52,00 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Colour: Black
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Yamaha C40
(186)
Yamaha C40

Classical Guitar Top: Spruce, Back & Sides: Meranti (Shorea macrophylla), Neck: Nato, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Bridge: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Nut width: 52 mm, Body...

  • Cutaway: No
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Meranti
  • Pickups: No
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Nut width in mm: 52,00 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Yamaha CX40 II
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Yamaha CX40 II

Classical Guitar Top: Spruce, Bottom and sides: Meranti, Neck: Nato, Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Bridge: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia), Nut width: 52 mm, Body depth: 43 - 100 mm,...

  • Cutaway: No
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Meranti
  • Pickups: Yes
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Nut width in mm: 52,00 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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