What Haworth Guitars say:
The Yamaha AC5M ARE Acoustic Guitar is an awesome Concert size Made-in-Japan Acoustic Electric Guitar model by Yamaha.
At Haworth Guitars we love this Yamaha AC5M ARE Guitar's Japanese Made comfortable concert sized body shape, it's bright-sounding solid spruce top with ARE solid mahogany back and sides as well as the comfortable-feeling neck, scalloped bracing, cutaway, Gotoh open-gear machine heads, Tusq nut and saddle and rich-sounding SRT2 pickup system.
What Yamaha has to say:
The AC5M ARE, concert body cutaway guitar, features all-solid mahogany back and sides with hand-selected sitka spruce top with Yamaha's original A.R.E. wood-torrefaction technology. Natural, dynamic plugged-in tone from the SRT2 pickup system perfectly suit your performance on the stage and the made-in-Japan premium build quality will gratify advanced players' desire.
Concert Body Cutaway Solid Sitka Spruce Top with A.R.E. Solid Mahogany Back & Sides New Scalloped Bracing for Louder, Richer Acoustic Sound Natural, Dynamic Plugged-in Sound by SRT2 System High Comfort Neck Profile Simple and Distinctive Looks Elixir Strings GOTOH Open-gear Tuners TUSQ Nut and Saddle Hardshell Case Included Made in Japan