The Sigma GMCE-1+ features a solid top which only sounds better with age and the more it’s played. Its solid Sitka spruce top produces a broad dynamic range with a versatile response to a wide variety of genres. Spruce also produces a crisp, articulate tone, ensuring that each note played is clear and defined. Mahogany back and sides complement the spruce top, providing warmth to round out the sound.
Constructed from mahogany, the GMCE-1+’s neck offers a quick and dynamic response with added warmth and resonance. Additionally, the neck has a low profile for added comfort and a better grip in each position up and down the neck. Furthermore, the neck is topped with a Micarta fingerboard which offers a smooth playing experience while enhancing the guitar’s overall sound.
A grand OM-14 fret cutaway body offers a powerful yet versatile sound, perfect for a wide variety of genres and techniques. The GMCE-1+’s size is similar in proportion to grand auditorium guitars, producing a full low-end with emphasis in the mid-range, and sparkling trebles. The guitar’s overall versatility makes the GMCE-1+ able to handle both lighter fingerpicking styles and meatier strumming patterns with ease. Furthermore, the grand OM body also offers a comfortable playing experience due to its curvaceous shape and nipped in waist. This offers comfort throughout both seated and standing performances, perfect for long recording and practice sessions. For added comfort, the GMCE-1+ has a Venetian cutaway profile, offering easy access to upper frets and more challenging chords.
Equipped with Fishman electronics, the GMCE-1+ becomes perfect for your first live performance. Gigging guitarists ready to upgrade their current acoustic are certain to benefit from the natural and versatile sound of the solid top, and the ability to quickly plug-in and play. The Fishman Sonicore pickup ensures a the natural tone and dynamics of the guitar are faithfully picked up and projected beautifully. Additionally, the Fishman Flex system allows you to tweak your amplified volume and tone via two subtly placed soft-touch rotary controls. The Sigma GMCE-1+ is an affordably idyllic companion for live performance.
The GMCE-1+ also features a bone nut and saddle, which offers excellent resonance and sustain, along with balanced tone and durability. In addition, this type of nut naturally self lubricates and helps you stay in tune for longer.
Whether you’re new to live performance or simply ready to upgrade your current instrument, the Sigma GMCE-1+ is a brilliant bargain that ensures great tone and great playability.