The TF450SMSB NEX is handcrafted in our pro series facility that has been building precision quality instruments over five decades. The solid spruce top with solid flame maple back is finished in a 3-tone sunburst. The rich articulate voice offers an amazing level of sustain. Features a fully bound body and fretboard. The maple neck is joined to the body with a traditional, ultra strong dovetail joint. Dual action adjustable tension rod keeps the guitar playing true no matter what the environment. Includes Takamine’s Palathetic™ pickup, known in the industry as one of the most accurate and natural sounding acoustic/electric pickups. The electronic performance package is beyond state of the art with the Cool Tube® Preamp – the first and only tube preamp in an acoustic guitar.