TE Personal Jumbo
It takes a great guitar to meet the demands of such a great player. Designed in conjunction with guitar great Tommy Emmanuel, the TE series guitars are an outstanding tribute to Tommy's musicianship and Maton's superior craftsmanship. Built to Tommys specifications, the TE series provides the huge tone and performance you would expect from a guitar bearing the name.
Tommy looks for a guitar with superb tone, capable of the most delicate expression as well as the most ferocious attack. The neck must stay true regardless of the rigours of international travel and the guitar needs to perform at its peak, from Rome, to Nashville, to Sydney!
This is the real guitar used by Tommy Emmanuel. Produced by Maton Custom Shop with the same specs, materials and tecniques of the original used by Tommy Emmanuel.
This model is called the TE personal Jumbo and its back and sides are made of a stunning Brazilian Mahogany and a fantastic "AAA" Sitka Spruce top. There are only 2 TE Jumbos in the world. This one, and one owned by Tommy.
The tone is so much warmer and defined compared to the already amazing EBG808TE, and it really seems to play like Tommy himself when you play this amazing guitar.
The AP5 Pro now features Separate Microphone and Piezo input controls allow for blending of both microphone and piezo levels prior to sending the actively combined signals through to the tone circuits and master volume. Highly selective cardioid microphone system allows for much greater microphone level before feedback in live environments. This newly upgraded microphone is direct mounted to the preamp casing via an adjustable arm, which permits easy final tweaking of microphone position to suit the individual artists style.
What we know...
The TE series are the most popular in our store for a reason. While the guitar is comfortable and loud, we know the AP5 Pro combination makes this guitar superb for any live performance.
Why it matters...
Because we know it works. This guitar series has stood the test of time on the road in Tommy's hands. It might go down in history as the most iconic Maton series ever produced.
What to expect!
The ideal performing machine - on, and off the road.
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Shipping Weight: 20
Top Wood: "AAA" Select" Grade Solid Sitka Spruce
Back Wood: Brazilian Mahogany
Nut Width: 1 47/64"
Bracing: Maton Scalloped X Braced
Inlays: Pearl Dots & CGP
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Nut Material: Bone
Saddle Material: Bone
Saddle Spacing: 2 11/64"
Bridge Pins: Ivory ABS
Tuners: Chrome Grover Rotomatic
Body Binding: Ivory
Headstock Shape: Solid
Headstock Overlay: Walnut
Headstock Inlay: MOP Kangaroo Inlay Custom Shop
Frets To Body: 14
Neck Profile: C Shape
Case: Hardshell Case Included
Misc. 2: Satin Finish