Harley Benton CLD-30SCM-CE SolidWood

Steel String Guitar

  • Build type: Dreadnought with cutaway
  • Dovetail neck joint
  • Top: Solid American A-grade cedar
  • Advanced scalloped X bracing
  • Back and sides: Solid African A-grade mahogany
  • One-piece neck made of African mahogany
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • 20 Frets
  • Nano pearl dot fretboard inlays
  • Tortoise body bindings
  • Tortoise hell cap
  • Nut width: 45 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Mother of pearl rosette
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Saddle and nut: Graph Tech TUSQ, ovangkol
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Grover machine heads
  • Fishman Sonicore / Isys+ pickup system with built-in chromatic tuner
  • Ex-factory stringing: D'Addario EXP-16
  • Colour: Natural
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Sound samples

 
0:00
  • Picking
  • Country
  • Country DI
  • Picking DI
  • Strumming
  • Strumming DI

Further information

Top Cedar, Solid
Back and Sides Mahogany, Solid
Cutaway Yes
Fretboard Ovangkol
Nut width in mm 45,00 mm
Frets 20
Pickups Yes
Colour Natural
Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

Come up with your own creative bundle and save

If you order this product together with others as part of a bundle, you can save up to 8 % additionally!
Harley Benton CLD-30SCM-CE SolidWood + Savarez Argentine 1510MF 3x +
12 more
Configure bundle now
starting from 349 €

These are other customers' choices:

Customers who looked at this item have bought these:

Harley Benton CLD-30SCM-CE SolidWood
31% bought this exact product
Harley Benton CLD-30SCM-CE SolidWood
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
349 € Add to Cart
Harley Benton Custom Line CLD-1048SCE NS
10% bought Harley Benton Custom Line CLD-1048SCE NS 189 €
Harley Benton Custom Line CLD-41SE WN
8% bought Harley Benton Custom Line CLD-41SE WN 299 €
Harley Benton D-120CE NT
8% bought Harley Benton D-120CE NT 69 €
Harley Benton D-120CE BK
6% bought Harley Benton D-120CE BK 75 €
Our most popular Dreadnought Acoustic Guitars
29 customer ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.5 / 5.0
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
22 written ratings Read all reviews
Total
features
sound
quality

A Good quality guitar.

David D. 874, 25.01.2016
I received the guitar today. I seen only one review so I wasn't sure but the spec was good so I gave it a chance. First impression is very good. The sound rings out. It's a very resonant guitar. The notes really chime.

The wood on the top is not coloured in any way. It will take time for the light to bring out its real colour at the moment it's a little pale. I know time will darken it and I'm sure it will be vibrant. I can see it's a nice piece of wood. The sides and back are good quality. It's obvious it's solid wood.

The neck has a satin finish which I like its a nice modern c shape. The action was as good as any guitar I have seen from new. I only lowered it a tiny amount for it to be perfect for me.

On another point I noted that the binding is really nice. Another review said it only has a few red flecks. Mine has a really nice tortoise pattern.

The inside shows a high level of attention to detail. No glue residue or spills. If I have any complaint it's a small one. The label inside the sound hole could be nicer. It's too plain and looks like it was printed on a home PC.

Thomann Western Guitar Case ABS Fits perfectly.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
features
sound
quality

Looks like I had the first X-mas turkey..

25.09.2016
After reading all the raving reviews about this guitar and knowing that it is an all solid body my expectations were quite high.

The guitar arrived in 4 days, all great on Thomann?s side.

Appearance:
The finish is beautiful, the guitar looks very tame in the photos but up close it?s very arrtactive. I found no blemishes at all, perfect condition.

Set-up:
Action was well set up and guitar is relatively comfortable t play considering the wider neck of 45mm.
However!! I immediately noticed a buzzing on the upper strings, D, A, E! It appears that cetrain notes - specifically the Es cause a resonance and buzzing within the guitar. I brought it to a lutier who adjusted the action and played around a bit but it did not fix this problem.

Unfortunately, as is the guitar is unplayable and I will send it back to THomann.

Sound:
Considering it is a full body and using the daddario exp16 I must say I am disappointed especially on the bass side.
The highs have great sustain, if you play a slow solo it almost seems like you are using a reverb pedal on them.
However, the bass strings sound very flat and are lacking the body I wanted.
Admittedly I haven?t changed the strings, as I did not want to make that investment considering I will send the guitar back, but still I feel like they might not be the problem...

Hardware:
I have not plugged in the guitar, so I cannot opine on that, but I am not a fan of this tuner. It does not seem all that accurate and I far prefer the tuner on a guitar such as the Epiphone ej200ce.

All in all, I genuinely hope this was merely bad luck as I expected a higher quality and good setup on HB?s part.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Top: Cedar, Solid
Harley Benton CLD-30SCM-CE SolidWood
(29)
Harley Benton CLD-30SCM-CE SolidWood
to the product
349 €

Steel String Guitar Build type: Dreadnought with cutaway, Dovetail neck joint, Top: Solid American A-grade cedar, Advanced scalloped X bracing, Back and sides: Solid African A-grade mahogany,...

  • Top: Cedar, Solid
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany, Solid
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Nut width in mm: 45,00 mm
  • Frets: 20
  • Pickups: Yes
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton CLD-30SCM SolidWood
(17)
Harley Benton CLD-30SCM SolidWood
to the product
299 €

Steel-string guitar Body: Dreadnought, Dovetail construction, Solid American A-grade cedar top, Advanced Scalloped X-Bracing, Back and sides: Solid African A grade mahogany, One piece neck from...

  • Top: Cedar
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany, Solid
  • Cutaway: No
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Nut width in mm: 45,00 mm
  • Frets: 20
  • Pickups: No
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
B-Stock from 322 € available
349 €
Free shipping incl. VAT
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share this product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Online guides
Acoustic Guitars
Acoustic Guitars
The steel-strung acoustic guitar has a range of sounds that are unmistakeable and not easily replicated with any other type of guitar.
Guitar Setups
Guitar Setups
The range of available guitars and amps has never been greater than it is today, and a huge variety of sounds are easily accessible.
Online guides
Acoustic Guitars
Acoustic Guitars
The steel-strung acoustic guitar has a range of sounds that are unmistakeable and not easily replicated with any other type of guitar.
Online guides
Guitar Setups
Guitar Setups
The range of available guitars and amps has never been greater than it is today, and a huge variety of sounds are easily accessible.
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
Offers include 21% Belgium VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. Shipping costs to Belgium are 2,50 EUR, free shipping on orders above 49 EUR. Please click here for international Shipping rates. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
Harley Benton Fusion-HSH Roasted Maple Slate Digital ML-2 DPA 4066-OC-A-F10-LH Slate Digital ML-1 JHS Pedals The Bonsai Hercules Stands HCGS-414B+ Guitar Stand Zynaptiq Intensity Sennheiser ew IEM G4 A-Band Sound Devices MixPre-6M Tech 21 DP-3X Harley Benton Fusion-HSH MN Aqua K&M 17650 Guitar Stand
Recommended
Harley Benton Fusion-HSH Roasted Maple

Electric Guitar Ergonomically shaped mahogany body, "Ultra Flame" flamed maple veneer top, Matching headstock, Bolt-on neck from "roasted" Canadian flamed maple, "Roasted" maple fretboard, Neck shape: Modern C, Clay Dot fretboard inlays, 24 Medium jumbo stainless steel frets, Nu-Bone...

to the product
399 €
(2)
Recommended
Slate Digital ML-2

Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone For Slate Digital VRS8 Thunderbolt audio interface, similar linear and flat frequency response to the Slate Digital ML-1, Allows microphone placement that is difficult or impossible for a larger microphone, Side mounted pad switch -...

to the product
159 €
Recommended
DPA 4066-OC-A-F10-LH

DPA 4066-OC-A-F10-LH, d:fine CORE 4066 Omni Headset Mic, professional headset microphone with removable and adjustable neck holder for left or right-sided use. Omnidirectional, 20Hz-20kHz with 3dB boost between 8-20kHz, 144dB SPL max.,TA-4F Switchcraft connector for Shure Transmitter . beige, Great...

to the product
719 €
Recommended
Slate Digital ML-1

Large-diaphragm condenser microphone Neutral ML-1 condenser microphone that can be combined with VMS hardware and software, Optional Neutral VMS preamp ensures minimal sound-colouration (not included!), Via VMS plug-in software, you can completely change the sound characteristics even after recording,...

to the product
849 €
(1)
Recommended
JHS Pedals The Bonsai

Effect Pedal Overdrive, 9 Tube Screamer Overdrive modes, 5 Classic TS circuits and 2 popular mods, Analogue operation, True bypass, Volume, sustain and tone controls, 9-Way rotary control to select between Tube Screamer modes (OD-1 / TS-808 / TS-9...

to the product
259 €
Recommended
Hercules Stands HCGS-414B+ Guitar Stand

Hercules Stands HCGS-414B +, AGS PLUS Guitar Floor Stand for All Electric Guitars / Electric Basses / Acoustic Guitars/Mandolinen/Banjos and Ukulelne, Auto Grab Holder automatically secures the instrument from falling out, (for standard widths of 40-52 mm) with improved foam...

to the product
44 €
Recommended
Zynaptiq Intensity

Zynaptiq Intensity (ESD); enhancer plugin; innovative algorithm increases detail, clarity, density and loudness of any audio signal; suitable for single tracks, groups, mixbus or mastering; easy to us clearly arranged user interface; additional soft-knee saturating limiter at the output stage;...

to the product
148 €
Recommended
Sennheiser ew IEM G4 A-Band

Evolution Wireless In Ear System Consists of UHF bodypack receiver (EK IEM G4), 9.5" transmitter (SR IEM G4) and IE4 earphones, Stereo / focus / mono modes, Up to 1680 frequencies in 42 MHz switching bandwidth, 20 Channel banks...

to the product
999 €
Recommended
Sound Devices MixPre-6M

Portable multitrack audio recorder and USB audio interface Max. of 12 tracks, 6 of them simultaneous, Kashmir microphone preamplifier with 76 db gain, Inherent noise:-128 dBu max. (A-weighted, gain = 76 dB, 150 ohm source impedance), Limiter per channel,...

to the product
949 €
Recommended
Tech 21 DP-3X

Preamp for bass dUg Pinnick signature model, Controls: volume, chunk, high, mid, low, comp, drive, Gain switch, Mix button, Chromatic tuner, XLR DI output, TRS input / output, Headphone output, Dimensions (W x D x H): 19.7 x 6.4...

to the product
299 €
Recommended
Harley Benton Fusion-HSH MN Aqua

Electric Guitar Ergonomically shaped mahogany body, "Ultra Quilted" plywood veneer top, Matching headstock, Bolt-on Canadian Hard Maple neck, Maple fretboard, Neck profile: Modern C, Clay Dot fretboard inlays, 24 Medium jumbo stainless steel frets, Nu-Bone nut, Nut width: 42...

to the product
299 €
(2)
Recommended
K&M 17650 Guitar Stand

Guitar Stand - Carlos Tall A-frame design, Can be folded flat, Support arms include protective felt pads, Suitable for guitars with nitrocellulose lacquer finishes, Neck lock (Security Lock), Colour: Black, Support depth: 125 mm, Dimensions: 410 x 515 mm,...

to the product
69 €
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.

Please leave a comment. Please enter your e-mail address.