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Maton S70 Acoustic Guitar

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The Maton S70 Acoustic Guitar is a high-quality instrument that offers unbeatable value in its price range. It features all solid tone wood construction with a solid Sitka Spruce top and solid Victorian Blackwood back and sides. Blackwood is known for its warm lows and sweet midrange, while Sitka Spruce is renowned for its strength, clear tone, and brilliant projection. The guitar also features Maton's newest bracing system, which contributes to its punchy, defined, warm, and articulate sound.

The S70 has become one of Maton's best-selling models due to its exceptional quality and affordability. It comes with a Maton hard case, and it is Australian-made, ensuring its longevity. When you purchase a Maton from the Acoustic Centre, you can expect exceptional customer service and attention to detail. The guitar is hand-inspected and professionally set up to ensure optimum playability. The Acoustic Centre also offers free delivery on all Maton guitars Australia-wide.

 

  • Model: S70
  • Body Shape: Dreadnought
  • Face: "A" Grade Sitka Spruce 
  • Back and Sides: Blackwood 
  • Neck: Queensland Maple 
  • Fingerboard & Bridge: Streaky Ebony
  • Bracing: Scalloped Maton X
  • Face Inlay/Rosette: Sapele Ring
  • Soundhole: 100mm 
  • Inner Binding: None
  • Outer Binding: Black
  • Scale Length: 64.77cm (25.5")
  • Headstock Veneer: Standard w/ 2mm Sapele Veneer
  • Fretwire: Dunlop 6260
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fingerboard Radius: 304.8mm (12")
  • Nut Width: 44.1mm (1.736" - 1 47/64")
  • 14th Fret: Width 55mm (2.165" - 2 11/64")
  • Fingerboard Inlays: 6mm Pearl Dots
  • Back & Sides Finish: Satin/Natural
  • Top Finish: Satin/Natural
  • Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
  • Machine Heads: Chrome Grover Rotomatic
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell with Gold M
  • End Pin/Strap: Chrome
  • Nut & Saddle: Bone
  • Case: Standard Maton Hardcase
  • Pickup: None
  • Strings: Elixir Nanoweb Phosphor Bronze 12-53.

Acoustic Centre offers free shipping on all new items to most locations within Australia on all orders over $99, excluding Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. Used items have a flat rate shipping fee of $59 within our usual shipping locations. We also offer competitive Express shipping options at checkout.

Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

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.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

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We endeavour to show the actual instrument in stock whenever possible, but the guitar in stock may differ slightly from the one shown on our website. Materials used can look different from guitar to guitar, including timber grain and colour, parts colours and finishing. If an instrument is a one-of-a-kind or preowned guitar, the picture will always be of the actual guitar in stock, but production models may have slight variations to the picture shown.

If you're after a particular look, feel free to email us at info@acousticcentre.com.au or send us a message through our chat service to request photos of the actual guitar in stock. We are more than happy to send through pictures of all in-stock guitars, to make your choice easier.

Please note that returns will not be accepted for variations in timber grain /  colouring, finish variations and parts colouring, unless there is a fault with the instrument. If you have any questions at all regarding an instrument's appearance, just drop us a line - we're always happy to send photos, and if we have more than one instrument in stock you'll be able to choose the exact guitar that you receive!

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    02/11/2023
    RH
    Richard H.
    Australia Australia

    Superb Dread

    This guitar performs well above its price tag ,well made and simple in appearance it’s exactly what I wanted.Big tone with plenty of clarity really holds up against more expensive imports . Great communication and service from Acoustic Centre ,my S70 arrived safely in Tasmania packed beautifully.

    Acoustic Centre Maton S70 Acoustic Guitar Review
    18/12/2022
    GH
    Gary H.
    Australia Australia

    Maton S70 - Fantastic Tone; Wonderful Guitar

    The S70: The first time I played a Maton was in the 1980's as a Uni Student. At the time I thought it was the best guitar I had played. Alas as a poor student it stayed in the shop. Moving on 40 or so years I have finally bought a Maton Acoustic. This thing is astounding. Yes it may not be their top of line model, however the tone is a thing to behold. I have had it a few weeks before writing this review. The thing I love about it is clearly its tone, plus it has great volume. When it arrived from the shop I checked it against the Maton published specs. The neck relief was out (quite a bit) which I put down to the newness of the guitar and shipping effects. (The Maton website says that relief will alter over the first month or so and need to be adjusted until it settles). So I secured a Maton truss rod adjuster and put it back into spec. The action was then as per the Maton specs. Like many guitar manufacturers they need to set action for "every player" which means it may be a little high. If considering buying this guitar the action might need adjusting to your style - not unusual for any guitar. I do not live close to the Acoustic Centre and took the risk of buying after talking with Ryan at the shop. I must say Ryan was outstanding. He took several phone calls and emails from me over a few days and was very helpful indeed. So the bottom line is the Maton S70 is a great guitar and in my opinion worth having. Is it better or worse than other Maton's ? Don't know but most likely it is just different. Is it worth considering as a good choice at this price point? Absolutely. If you are looking to buy in this price range this guitar needs to be on your short list of choices. If you have a choice of where to buy, I highly recommend the Acoustic Centre and the service provided. For reference; my background in guitars, been playing for a very long time, I own several guitars including a Maton electric, a number of other 'classic' electrics a 12 string acoustic and a semi-acoustic.

    23/10/2017
    CK
    Chris K.

    Maton S70

    Terrific guitar, light weight feel but delivers a warm, clear sound. Appreciated the assistance given by Dan. I was trying to decide between this guitar & the S60. Dan gave me advice & information for both guitars & then left me alone to play the guitars & make a decision at my leisure. I really enjoyed that approach. Thanks

    12/10/2017
    A
    Anonymous
    Australia

    Maton S70

    Great price, great setup and great delivery. What more ca I say but enjoying my purchase immensely!

    12/10/2017
    A
    Anonymous
    Australia

    Maton S70

    Great price, great setup and great delivery. What more ca I say but enjoying my purchase immensely!

    06/08/2017
    TF
    Tim F.

    A great guitar for the price

    If you want a serious guitar on a budget this is it. Nothing fancy, no add ones, just an honest, great sounding guitar. The neck feels fantastic, and the tone is great.

    29/03/2015
    1
    142

    great guitar

    great guitar with beautiful tone nice booming bass with a slightly sparkling high end great complex resonance can handle all acoustic styles construction is sturdy just like you would expect from an Aussie guitar fast neck with low action this guitar is worth twice the amount you pay for and blows away any guitar in the price range i am overly satisfied with this guitar