Modern guitarists who are looking for an electric guitar with the best equipment and extravagant appearance, which can cover a wide range of musical genres from Djent Metal to Modern to Prog Rock, are exactly right with the KX500 models. The new KX500 Etched is the traditional 6-string interpretation of the popular KX508 MS and KX500MS, which in connection with the very popular Fishman Fluence Modern humbuckers should surely appeal to many guitarists.
Ash burl ceiling
on mahogany body
Sandblasting gives the ash burl wood ceiling a very distinctive, three-dimensional look. Sonically, ash root wood knows how to convince with lively highs and pressing high mids, a great combination with the mahogany body, which delivers a warm and full sound.
Fluence Modern Humbucker
The Fishman Fluence pickups break with all conventions, these conceptually radically newly developed pickups are noise-free and have a very clear, musical tone.
1 volume & 1 tone push / pull potentiometer
with 3-way switch
The traditional layout of the switches and pots is very simple, but the push / pull function of volume and tone pots allows you to use the full potential of the Fishman Fluence Modern humbuckers on the KX500:.
- Volume Poti Push / Pull: Voice1 / Voice2
- Tone Poti Push / Pull: Coil Split the humbucker
Hardtail bridge string-thru body
The string-thru-bode hardtail bridge improves the vibration transmission of the strings to the body and thus also the sustain of the instrument.
Marcassar ebony fingerboard with drop inserts
Marcassar ebony is very similar in appearance and sound to rosewood, it produces a very full sound with fine, assertive highs. The new drop inserts in the fingerboard give the guitar its individual optical touch.
Neck adjustment screw on the ceiling
With the adjusting screw of the truss rod with access on the body, the pretension of the neck can be adjusted very easily and comfortably.
The clamping mechanisms have excellent tuning stability and make tuning easier. The string is simply inserted through the opening and clamped from behind by the thumb screw, so there are no more windings on the axis, which significantly improves the tuning stability.
5-piece maple / amaranth neck
The 5-piece maple / amaranth neck is extremely torsion-resistant and has a smooth, pleasant surface that invites you to fat riffs and fast solos in the highest registers.