Advantages: Price, playability, craftmanship, live and recorded sound Disadvantages: average acoutic sound, round back guitar
...The Ovation Country Artist classical guitar is what one would expect from and American made Ovation. It is equally at home on the stage or in the studio. The acoustic sound is unbalanced, as the wound strings over power the nylon/gut strings, but plug it in and this guitar shines. Each string has an idividual peizo transducer which is coupled with a pre-amp that has a four band EQ and a notch...
Advantages: Sound, build, playability Disadvantages: Rounded back can be awkward at first.
...If you have read some of my other guitar reviews, you will know im a bit of a collector of guitars. In fact, you could almost say its an obsession.
Therfore no collection would be complete without an axe from one of the world's finest and best known acoustic producers. Ovation.
I own the Ovation Celebrity Deluxe which i believe is the finest looking in the Ovation range. However, you will...
Advantages: Powerful sound both unplugged and plugged. It makes a difference! Disadvantages: Not a wooden guitar. It lacks the "rings and bells" of a wooden guitar.
...built in 1973, no Fibronic top has ever cracked!).
TOP BRACING: Adamas Fan, engineered specifically for the Fibronic Soundboard to achieve the design objective of + or - 3db change over the entire playing range of the guitar.
BODY: 6-1/16" deep Ovation Lyrachord bowl.
BODY BINDING: Carved Fiberglass Ring.
NECK: Kaman Bar, unique neck reinforcing system.
AESTHETICS: The scroll...