New Cort Models for 2019January 8, 2019
NAMM is the event that all musicians and “tuned-in” music fans look forward to each year with the promise of great new products being unleashed to the world. 2019 is no exception and Cort has a wealth of exciting new products to introduce for musicians of all stripes to look forward to.
The new flagship of the ever popular and venerated X Series, the X700 Duality combines boutique quality materials, the highest quality hardware components, Seymour Duncan pickups, visual pizazz and world class craftsmanship to provide an instrument that not only looks chic and daring but plays exceptionally fast and is versatile enough to cover virtually any musical genre and style.
The first multi-scale 8-string guitar from Cort®, the new KX508MS features the highly regarded Fishman® Fluence Modern pickups to provide a variety of great sounds for the modern rock player. The acclaimed Fishman® Fluence pickups provide the best of both active and passive worlds in terms of sound and feel. Whether it's brutal modern metal distortion or sweet clean vintage-like tones, the Fluence Modern pickups offer versatility as well as superb guitar tones for days. Further information
Boutique type design and styling along with expanded tonal options for session-style guitar at a reasonable price are the hallmarks of the new G290 Fat. Higher grade materials and hardware components along with improved build processes provide a more luxurious feel and look. A 5-way switch for the two humbuckers expands the tonal options from thick and meaty humbucker sounds to glassy and sparkling single-coil sounds for the utmost in sonic versatility. Further information
The new G260CS is a more traditional version of the popular G260DX that will appeal to players who are more into the vintage vibe. Featuring Alder body, Roasted Maple neck, Pau Ferro fingerboard, vintage machine heads and a nickel-covered humbucker in the bridge position, this guitar has the big, warm sound that harkens back to the glorious classic rock era of the 60’s and 70’s. Further information
The popular G200DX has been updated to provide the best looks : the fancy and sleek. All the traditional aspects that are time-tested and proven are retained while practical and sensible updates enhance playability and expanding the tonal palette for greater versatility. Further information
Humbucker, J-style single-coil and P-style split-coil for meaty and powerful sounds to clear and smooth. The unique bridge pickup delivers meaty and growling humbucker sounds as well as clear and open single-coil sounds with the 3-way toggle that allows the player to choose either coil or both. The pickup balancer knob provides further versatility to choose or mix in the split-coil P-style neck pickup for ever greater tonal versatility. Passive tone control is also included to expand the tonal variety even further. Further information
Artisan B4 Plus AS Roasted Maple
This new addition to the B4 Plus AS lineup features an open pore finish body with three colors ideally suited for this type of finish as well as Roasted Maple fingerboard for a little brighter and punchier sound. The three new colors are Aqua Blue, Burgundy Red and Trans Black. The open pore body finish and the Roasted Maple fingerboard provide a natural feel to the touch as well as enhancing the tone with a more open and organic sound. 5Strings available. Further information
The Action Series lineup has been expanded with the addition of the Action HH4, providing a two-humbucker configuration with a versatile wiring scheme to offer a variety of excellent usable sounds as well as the active/passive switching option. The tone control has also been wired to be usable in the passive setting for even more tonal variety. Three-color option with pearl content also provides more for players to choose from to get the look they desire at an affordable price point. 5Strings available. Further information
Although the Gold-P6 is smaller in size, Cort has several features that help to deliver a big, natural tone. This model has a deep body depth at 3 11/16’’ by 4 7/16’’. The solid mahogany sides and back help provide depth with excellent dynamics. A Macassar ebony pyramid bridge further helps the Gold-P6 reproduce genuine acoustic tones. Further information
The guitar that set the standard for the travel guitar market, the enduringly popular mini Dreadnought shape makes a great musical companion. Portable, playable and affordable, the Gold mini features a Torrefied solid Adirondack Spruce top and yields impressive volume and tone for its compact, three-quarter-size scale. It’s the perfect travel mate. Electro-Acoustic verion Gold Mini-F available. Further information
Introduced in 2017, the Gold Series has been very well received in the marketplace and continues to show growth across the product line. The new Gold-OC6 was developed in order to meet the demand for a very high quality acoustic guitar from players who seek a smaller body size and nut width(43㎜ (1 11/16”)) along with a Fishman® Flex Blend built-in preamp. Further information
This popular acoustic is now the icon of its round-shoulder dreadnought line, which scale is 628mm(24.75inch), balanced expression, warm bass and excellent projection, the slope shoulder is one of most technically advanced guitars of its time. Electro-Acoustic version Eart1000SSF available.
Featuring an arm bevel-cut on the body top and an arched Myrtlewood back with Myrtlewood sides which provide a strong fundamental tone with excellent projection and sustain. The Myrtlewood sound can be considered an ideal mix of Mahogany, Rosewood and Maple that is clear and bright without coloration. The GA-MY Bevel also features an LR Baggs pickup and preamp system for a natural high-quality plugged-in sound for live performances. Further information
Featuring an arm bevel-cut on the body top and an arched Pau Ferro back with Pau Ferro sides which provide a clear yet warm tone with superb sustain while providing a rich striped look. The Pau Ferro exhibits characteristics of Rosewood, Ebony and Maple with a powerful fundamental sound and subdued overtones. The GA-PF Bevel also features an LR Baggs pickup and preamp system for a natural high-quality plugged-in sound for live performances.
Earth Bevel Cut
Featuring an arm bevel-cut on the body top of the Cort Earth model, the Earth Bevel Cut features an ergonomic body contour for a comfortable posture and performance an an decent price level. Further information
Luce Bevel Cut
Featuring an arm bevel-cut on the body top of the Cort Luce model, the Luce Bevel Cut features an ergonomic body contour for a comfortable posture and performance an an decent price level. Further information
Dreadnaught cutaway designed for live performances, the MR720F features solid Sitka Spruce top, EvoRose back and sides, Mahogany neck with Ovangkol fingerboard, open gear tuners, multiple Abalone rosette, Fishman® Presys and Sonicore pickup/preamp system, and D'Addario® EXP16 strings for a workhorse acoustic-electric that will deliver optimum and reliable performance night after night.
A Super Folk body size with Venetian cutaway, the L150F features solid Spruce top, EvoRose back and sides, Mahogany neck with Ovangkol fingerboard, Fishman® Presys II piezo pickup and preamp, and D'Addario® EXP16 strings for a premium look, sound and playability at an outstanding value. Further information
A mainstay in the Cort® acoustic lineup for many years, the Earth80 is a full-sized dreadnaught with solid Sitka Spruce top, EvoRose back and sides, Mahogany neck with Ovangkol fingerboard, vintage-style tuners, and D'Addario® EXP16 strings. Further information
The ¾-sized Little CJ with jumbo shape features a solid Sitka Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides, Mahogany neck, Ovangkol fingerboard, 23.5” (597mm) scale length, Fishman Presys II electronics and a gig bag. The body’s arched back not only provides greater comfort but a fuller and richer sound. The V-shape neck profile also makes playing easier for players with small hands. With classic and premium features in a compact package, the Little CJ is not only easy to play for musicians with smaller physique, it is also extremely portable for you to take virtually anywhere. More than just a downsized acoustic, the Little CJ does not compromise the sound or playability and will provide years of musical enjoyment.
LIttle CJ Walnut
The Little CJ Walnut has all of the same great features as the CJ Mini OP but with a Walnut back and sides for a luxurious look and feel that makes it stand out from the crowd. The arched back provides greater comfort as well as an enriched sound. Other features include Mahogany neck, Ovangkol fingerboard, 23.5” (597mm) scale length, Fishman Presys II electronics and a gig bag. For additional comfort, the V-shape neck profile enhances fretting hand comfort up and down the neck. Get superb comfort and unmatched portability along with pro-level features and the boutique high-end look to play your heart out in virtually any environment.
Little CJ Blackwood
The Little CJ Blackwood is identical to the Little CJ OP except for its stunning solid Blackwood top and Blackwood back and sides. It also features a Mahogany neck, Ovangkol fingerboard, 23.5” (597mm) scale length, Fishman Presys II electronics and a gig bag. The arched back also enhances comfort for hours of playing as well as a V-shape neck profile to better fit smaller hands. Whether you want to take a compact yet great sounding acoustic to a camping trip or a local coffee house gig, the Little CJ Blackwood will provide the look, performance and flexibility to meet virtually any playing requirements. Further information
The CJ-MEDX is a jumbo-sized acoustic-electric with a huge sound and the distinguished timeless look that jumbo shaped acoustic guitars are known for. This classic jumbo body guitar features a Spruce top with Mahogany back and sides, and Cort’s CE306T preamp with 3-band EQ, chromatic tuner, and phase switch for use in a wide variety of playing and performing applications. Further information
The new AB590MF is a new bass addition of mini bass with a black open pore finish. Bass players who record in the home studio will find this short scale bass an ideal instrument to lay down musical sketches when the inspiration suddenly strikes. The AB590MF also features the Fishman Isys Plus pickup/preamp system so it can also be used live for small acoustic ensemble type of application.