Takamine’s stylish P5DC dreadnought cutaway combines tradition with contemporary refinements, including a resonant solid spruce top with scalloped “X” top bracing for superior clarity and projection, and a solid rosewood back with rosewood sides for a rich, warm sound.
Still produced with the same values in mind as when the company formed over 50 years ago, Takamine is dedicated to the art and craft of making acoustic instruments.
Built with the performer in mind, the P5DC features Takamine’s proprietary CT4-DX preamp system and unique Palathetic™ under-saddle pickup for superior amplified response. The dual-channel CT4-DX provides a four-band EQ, two feedback-reducing notch-filter controls, a flexible dual-pickup mix control (for use when a second pickup is added), volume control and an onboard tuner.
Other performance-enhancing features include a convenient Venetian cutaway for easy access to the upper reaches of the fingerboard, and Takamine’s asymmetrical neck profile – which is slightly thinner on the treble side so that it fits the natural shape of your hand, resulting in a comfortable feel and improved playability. The split bone saddle provides more accurate intonation, while bridge pin positioning optimizes the break angle to improve sustain and presence.
Premium design appointments include elegant ivory body binding with dark wood purfling, an abalone rosette, a rosewood fingerboard with abalone “dot-in-dot” inlays, a rosewood headcap, gold tuners with gold buttons, a natural bone nut and gloss natural finish.
Takamine Pro Series 5 P5DC Dreadnought Cutaway Guitar
- Body Shape: Dreadnought Cutaway
- Top: Solid Spruce
- Back: Solid Rosewood
- Sides: Rosewood
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Tuners: Gold
- Inlays: Abalone dot-in-dot
- Finish (Top): Gloss Natural
- Electronics: CT4-DX preamp
- Case: Archtop hard-shell case