Here is some more information from Yamaha
Since its launch in the early 1990’s the C40 has gradually amassed a wide range of industry awards and is now firmly established as the instrument of choice amongst guitar teachers, beginners and young learners alike.
The CX40 is outstanding value for money and a combination of exceptional playability, superb tone and a sound quality normally only associated with more expensive instruments. Top quality materials including a spruce top, rosewood fingerboard matched by Yamaha’s renowned reliability and durability have also made it a regular fixture in UK’s classrooms.
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