Harley Benton Santos Series C-40SCE NT

Classical Guitar

  • Body shape: Auditorium with cutaway
  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Classic fan bracing
  • Bottom and sides: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)
  • Neck: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)
  • Fretboard: Black walnut
  • 20 Frets
  • Wood/cream coloured body binding
  • Nut width: 48 mm
  • 2-Way truss rod
  • Bridge: Blackwood (Pinus radiata)
  • Saddle and nut: Black graphite
  • Open headstock
  • Deluxe machine heads
  • Fishman IsysT Pickup system with built-in tuner
  • Strings: D'Addario Pro Arte Nylon
  • Colour: Natural, high gloss
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  • Bossa Line
  • Bossa Mic
  • Classical Line
  • Classical Mic
  • Pop Line
  • Pop Mic

Further Information

Cutaway Yes
Top Spruce, Solid
Back and Sides Mahogany
Pickups Yes
Fretboard Black Walnut
Nut width in mm 48,00 mm
Scale 650 mm
Colour Natural
Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Excellent price, Wonderful Tone
Tomdameek, 02.05.2019
My first Santos unfortunately had issues with the pickup system but as usual Thomann replaced it in double quick time and as it was a few weeks before Christmas this was above and beyond service so thanks Guys.
The finish on these guitars is the only con I can see in that it’s presentable but it won’t take your breath away.
When you start playing it you are in for a surprise especially as the tone far exceeded my expectation especially when plugged in. The built in Tuner is spot on and the sound from the piezo is top notch.
It’s well balanced and crisp I imagine it could get even better with a bone nut and saddles but for now I’m really happy. It took some time for me to adjust to the nylon strings but now I’m all over the fretboard and it’s genuinely a joy to play. The action came nicely set up and the intonation was perfect so I can heartily recommend it especially as a starter guitar that will take a long way into intermediate level. Another Harley Benton that well exceeds its price point.
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Great value classical/latin guitar
WozaPT, 21.03.2019
I am mainly an electric player into Jazz but had been looking for a nylon string guitar for Bossa Nova and came across this HB model which has the smaller nut width of 48mm which I though would help my short fingers so I decided to go for it.

The guitar cannot be faulted. No fret buzz, level frets although needing a little polish, not rough fret edges. I decided to fit D'Addario EJ45LP strings as I will do anything to reduce string squeal but I believe this guitar comes fitted with a good quality D'Addario string set as standard.

I cannot comment on how this guitar sounds side by side with similar guitars but the tone to me sounds great and the under saddle Fishman pickup works really well.

So if you are looking to add a nylon string model to your arsenal then this guitar could be a good way to test the water without breaking the bank. Certainly the narrower nut width may help players transitioning from electric.
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Top: Spruce, Solid
Harley Benton Santos Series C-40SCE NT
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Harley Benton Santos Series C-40SCE NT
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159 €

Classical Guitar Body shape: Auditorium with cutaway, Top: Solid spruce, Classic fan bracing, Bottom and sides: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Neck: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Fretboard: Black...

  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Top: Spruce, Solid
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Pickups: Yes
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Nut width in mm: 48,00 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton Santos Series C-40SCE BK
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Harley Benton Santos Series C-40SCE BK
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166 €

Classical Guitar Body shape: Auditorium with cutaway, Top: Solid spruce, Bracing: Classic Fan, Back & Sides: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Neck: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Fretboard: Black walnut...

  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Pickups: Yes
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Nut width in mm: 48,00 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Colour: Black, High Gloss
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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