You will be surprised how far Â£500 will go these days when it comes to buying an electro acoustic guitar. Virtually all the leading brands now have guitars under this price tag. Here’s a selection of quality acoustics that not only look great but have great tone and playability.
Takamine EG 481 SCX
The Takamine EG481 SCX NEX cutaway electro acoustic guitar gives great acoustic electric tone and a super fast neck. It also features a solid spruce top with mahogany back and sides. Price Â£329
This beautifully designed electro acoustic features a folk-style cutaway body, select spruce top and mahogany back & sides. Price Â£349
This Takamine G Series electric-acoustic guitar comes equipped with a pro level pickup and preamp and the stunning visual effect of a genuine quilted maple top, back and sides.
Ovation Celebrity CSE44
A truly beautiful guitar with mid-depth cutaway, solid spruce top, rosewood fretboard and OP30 preamp. Â£499
Yamaha FGX730SC Electro Acoustic Guitar
The Yamaha FGX730SC electro acoustic guitar features a solid sitka spruce top with rosewood back and sides to give a powerful, punchy tone with incredible presence. Price Â£459