Gibson is renowned for top-flight acoustic guitar tone, and the G-45 Standard is no exception. Enjoy a direct, punchy sound with excellent dynamic headroom, thanks to a Sitka spruce top, while a walnut body delivers a gorgeous balance of dark warmth and bright, bell-like ring. And you can take that killer tone onstage, thanks to Fishman Sonitone electronics. The G-45 Standard plays like a dream, with a comfortable rosewood-capped, advanced response utile neck. Eye-catching diamond fretboard inlays and an attractive satin nitrocellulose lacquer top round out the G-45 Standard’s impressive features. It’s a genuine Gibson acoustic — and a great value!
The G-45 Standard’s neck is made from utile, a mahogany-like wood with superb tonal characteristics. Its advanced response profile feels at home in your hand whether you're playing chords or single-note leads. And as you play your way up the neck, you'll appreciate the smooth feel of its 24.75"-scale rosewood fingerboard. With a neck that plays this smooth, you'll be able to play longer with less fatigue.
Countless professional guitarists around the world choose Fishman for their acoustic amplification, so you should be happy to see Fishman Sonitone electronics onboard the Gibson Acoustic G-45 Standard acoustic-electric. The Sonitone system has volume and tone controls mounted right inside the soundhole, making it easy for you to adjust your sound. The guitarists here at Sweetwater are meticulous about our tone, and we’re huge fans of Fishman’s Sonitone system.
The G-45 Standard is teeming with gorgeous acoustic tone. Its Sitka spruce top yields a direct, punchy sound with incomparable dynamic range. Play the G-45 Standard as hard as you want — it can take it. Beyond that, you'll experience a tone that sounds like a cross between the dark warmth of rosewood and the bright, bell-like ring of maple, by virtue of its walnut back and sides. The G-45 Standard is a versatile instrument. Whether you fingerpick it or strum it, it delivers all the volume and projection you can handle, along with an undeniable sizzle that makes everything you play sound amazing.