King Of The Hill. Without going to the Maton Custom Shop, this is as good as it gets. A solid AAA grade Sitka Spruce top paired with premium Indian Rosewood back and sides, a beautiful tonewood that offers up an incredibly resonant, deep warm bass whilst still projecting beautiful midrange and clear tops. Maton reserves this king of tone woods for the Messiah models and Custom Shop guitars. The Sitka Spruce top delivers clear, crisp highs with an even balanced tone that has excellent projection and volume. Scalloped internal bracing makes for a light weight responsive top with maximum projection. The EM100-808 Messiah utilises its smaller body shape to focus in its low end and produce a more contained version frequency wise than its big brother, the EM100 Messiah Dreadnought. The 808 body size is superb for recording, live performance or any demanding player. Focused, rich, and lush, the Messiah 808 is a true acoustic legend.
The onboard AP5 Pro Pickup System delivers the ultimate live tone, by utilising both a piezo transducer under the bridge and a condenser microphone located inside the soundhole. You can isolate or blend both sources to deliver every nuance of your playing to a live audience. The Messiah comes complete with a custom tour-ready flight case.
Why buy your Maton from us? Guitar players at every level have come to trust Acoustic Centre. We combine our near fanatical attention to detail and passion for all things Guitar with exemplary customer service to bring you the ultimate guitar buying experience. We know Maton guitars inside out so you can have absolute confidence that when you order a Maton from us you will be getting the finest example of what Maton Guitars can offer. We hand inspect and professionally set up every instrument in store to ensure optimum playability. We can customise the set up or strings for your instrument, just tell us what you are after and we will adjust the instrument to suit. We are local to Maton here in Melbourne and have a constant supply of brand new, in the box instruments being delivered almost daily. We offer FREE Delivery on all Maton guitars Australia-wide.
We respect and appreciate the trust that you place in us when ordering your dream guitar and that is why we are the N° 1 Dealer for Maton Guitars in Australia.
Fingerboard Inlays: Pearl Snowflakes - "Messiah" Pearl Block on 17th Fret
Back & Sides Finish: UV Gloss/Natural
Top Finish: UV Gloss/Natural
Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
Machine Heads: Gold Grover Rotomatic
End Pin/Strap: Gold
Nut & Saddle: Bone
Case: Hiscox Flight case
Strings:Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53.
Acoustic Centre offers free Australia-wide shipping on all accessory orders (excluding bulky items including amplifiers and cases) over $50, and free courier shipping with tracking on all instruments and amplifiers over $599, and cases over $299. We also offer Express shipping options at checkout.
Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.
All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.
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