|Body type||thinline semi-solid|
|Scale||24.73 in (628 mm)|
|Body||laminated maple top, back and sides, solid maple center block|
|Neck||one piece mahogany|
|Fretboard||single bound 22-fret ebony|
|Bridge||gotoh nashville style tune-o-matic, gold plated|
|Pickup(s)||twin alnico humbuckers with gold plated covers|
|brown sunburst, violin sunburst|
The Yamaha SA2200 is a Japanese made semi-hollowbody electric guitar model that replicates Gibson's ES-335 classic save for the popular Far Eastern variation of thinner horns. The detailing more closely resembles the more upmarket ES-347 with gold-plated hardware, split block inlaid ebony fretboard and multi-bound body and headstock detailing.
The headstock angle is slightly flatter than the classic 17 degree angle used by Gibson, with Yamaha choosing to retain the volute to help strengthen the area behind the nut. The finger board uses medium gauge (2.54mm x 1.2mm) frets, which unlike the Gibson, extend over the single edge binding.
The standard Gibson-style wiring is augmented by Yamaha's push-push tone pot switches which knock out the outer coils of each Alnico V humbucker allowing for combinations of humbucking to single-coil use. The coil-taps produce a Strat-style mix with both pickups on, while the neck single-coil alone provides a thinner, more acoustic like version of the plummy humbucker mode.
Notable SA2200 Users
- Greg Dawson
- Frank Gambale
- Lukasz Gottwald (Dr. Luke)
- Primož Grašić
- Bireli Lagrene 
- Miles Okazaki 
- John Scofield 
- Torsten de Winkel 
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- Product page Yamaha USA
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- Review at Harmony Central
- Yamaha Guitar Factory Tour
- Yamaha A Series Guitar Review
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