We cannot overstate the power and the punch of the BG808 Series. Within the smaller shape lies a mighty bass response and a focused projection, ideally suited for the recording studio. Since 1978, the 808 series has stood the test of time and is now available in several different tone-wood configurations. With a sound board of "AAA" grade solid Sitka spruce, solid Blackwood back and sides and one of the world's finest acoustic pickups in the AP5-PRO. With its dominant live tone The EBG808 Artist is the guitar of choice for players all over the world.