Yamaha AE 500 Archtop Electric

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  • $449.00
  • Regular price $549.00

Check out the AE500, a very affordable semi-hollow archtop with a maple body, set mahogany neck, and rosewood fretboard from Yamaha. 2 open-coil humbuckers feature a 3-position toggle and each have their own volume and tone controls. The AE500 utilizes the tradition of the classic AES1500 but adds a modern twist with Yamaha's signature tailpieces, original "F" hole design, and contemporary finishes creating a unique blend of classic tradition and modern invention.

Archtop guitars are boundless in time and tradition. There's just something about the classic look and that electric-acoustic sound that has appealed to all genres of musicians from country and rock to rockabilly and jazz. Yamaha crafts some of the finest archtops in the world ” their artists have known this secret for years.


  • Construction: Set Neck
  • Scale Length: 24-3/4" = 628mm
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Radius: 13-3/4" = 350mm
  • Frets: 22
  • Body: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Bridge: Yamaha Original, AES Bridge
  • Pickups: Yamaha Humbuckers
  • Pickup Switch: 3-Position
  • Controls: Front/Rear Volume, Front/Rear Tone

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