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Merlin Electric Guitar|
Small but powerful, the Merlin Electric shares the same scale and tuning as our Merlin Acoustic. Tuned E-E, a full octave higher than a standard guitar, this instrument is ideal for doubling and enriching a standard-tuned guitar part, and also stands alone beautifully on its own.
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The full-range piezo pickup/preamp system delivers a shimmering, vibrant, and punchy acoustic-like tone with incredible detail and responsiveness — conjuring mandolins, Cuban guitars, and even dulcimer and autoharp-like tones. Volume and Tone knobs simply and effectively provide a wide range of control.
With a voice much bigger than its small size, the Merlin electric is an ideal stage, touring, or recording companion. The full-octave-up tuning means that all chord shapes and note locations are identical to a standard-tuned guitar — no transposing required. The 16.3" scale neck is comfortable and playable, and lets the player reach intervals that would be impossible on a typical guitar.
The Merlin is not just a "niche" instrument — it's a powerful tool for songwriting and performance, which brings out new concepts and techniques from everyone that picks it up.
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