Coming out of the world reknown Maton guitar manufacturing centre in Melbourne, Australia - the Maton EBG808 Artist continues Matons rich histroy of amazing hand made guitar models. This smaller body '808' body has a large bass response and a focused projection, ideally suited for the recording studio and fingerpickers. Made with a select AAA grade Solid sitka Spruce top and Solid Blackwood back and sides, it also features the AP5 Pro pick up system designed by Maton.

The AP5-Pro now features Separate Microphone and Piezo input controls allow for blending of both microphone and piezo levels prior to sending the actively combined signals through to the tone circuits and master volume. Highly selective cardioid microphone system allows for much greater microphone level before feedback in live environments. This newly upgraded microphone is direct mounted to the preamp casing via an adjustable arm, which permits easy final tweaking of microphone position to suit the individual artists style.Since 1978, the 808 series has stood the test of time and is now available in several different tonewood configurations It comes equipped with a Maton pickup and includes a hard case.


  • Soundboard: AAA Select Grade solid Sitka Spruce
  • Inner Binding: Herringbone
  • Outer Binding: Rock Maple
  • Back: Solid Blackwood
  • Sides: Solid Blackwood
  • Neck: Select Queensland Maple
  • Headstock: Black Veneer Keyhole
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood with Snowflake MOP Inlays
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Finish: Satin
  • Pickup: Included
  • Pick Guard: Black with Gold M
  • Machine Heads: Chrome Grover Rotomatic
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