Mitchell unveils next-generation 120 Series acoustics

25 February, 2017 in Gear, News

Mitchell D120 and D120S12E acoustic guitars

Mitchell D120 (top) and D120S12E acoustic guitars

The US guitar brand’s new line of steel-string acoustic and acoustic-electric instruments presents seven new models and two complete packs

California-based guitar manufacturer, Mitchell has introduced the new 120 Series of steel-string instruments, with seven models and two complete packs, including the D120 acoustic, D120SCE acoustic-electric, D120S12E 12-string, O120SVS auditorium, O120S, DJ120 mini-dreadnought and O120CESB stage guitar.

The workhorse of the new line, the D120 dreadnought acoustic guitar features a select spruce top with an ultra-light finish and scalloped bracing, multi-ply binding on the neck and body, a slim-profile neck, mahogany back and sides, and die-cast tuners. The Mitchell D120PK guitar pack adds a gig bag, shoulder strap, clip-on guitar tuner, instructional DVD, guitar picks, and extra strings.

The D120SCE dreadnought acoustic-electric guitar presents a new slim-profile neck, combined with a Venetian cutaway, a solid Engelmann spruce top, a light finish and scalloped bracing, plus a three-band EQ and built-in tuner, as well as an under-saddle piezo pickup.

Mitchell’s D120S12E dreadnought 12-string acoustic-electric guitar consists of a solid Engelmann spruce top with scalloped bracing, mahogany back and sides, abalone rosette and multi-ply binding accents highlight a Natural finish, an onboard preamp along with a built-in tuner.

For a smaller guitar, look no further than the O120SVS auditorium acoustic guitar, featuring a solid Engelmann spruce top, volume-enhancing mahogany back and sides, lighter gloss finish and scalloped bracing, while the bound body is topped with a Vintage Sunburst finish. You also can get the O120S in a traditional finish or as part of the complete O120SPK auditorium acoustic pack, which includes a gig bag, tuner, instructional DVD, shoulder strap, guitar picks and extra strings.

With its three-quarter scale size and thin-profile neck, the Mitchell DJ120 mini-dreadnought acoustic guitar boasts a genuine solid Engelmann Spruce top with carved mahogany back and mahogany sides, a real abalone rosette and body/neck binding, and comes with a gig-bag and shoulder strap. The O120CESB orchestra-sized stage guitar, rounds out the series with an ultra-light sunburst finish and versatile cutaway.

“These new 120 acoustics are amazing,” declares Mitchell’s John Larabee. “By adding special touches like Englemann spruce, scalloped bracing, lighter more resonant finish and improved electronics, we’ve set the bar high for these instruments, and every one of them has exceeded our expectations. They sound terrific, they’re fun to play, and they’re beautiful. And with a range of models, there’s a Mitchell acoustic that’s perfect for every guitarist.”

The new Mitchell 120 Series acoustic guitars will street from $129.99 to $349.99. To find out more, pop along to: mitchellguitars.com

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