A Versatile Acoustic-electric for All Occasions
New guitar day is better with Breedlove, and the ECO Discovery S Concert CE is proof positive with its exceptionally playability and attention-grabbing sound. Right out of the box, this acoustic-electric guitar comes loaded with lovely appointments that make it an exceptional value. You get a solid Sitka spruce top, mahogany EcoTonewood back and sides, and a quick-playing African mahogany neck. Breedlove also armed the ECO Discovery S Concert CE with Fishman Presys I electronics for gigging and band practice. This guitar features sustainably harvested tonewoods to sweeten the deal — something that’s all but impossible to find on other guitars in this price range. The ECO Discovery S Concert CE takes Breedlove’s decades of experimentation and expertise to the next level.
Compelling tonewoods encourage you to play your best
Guitarists gravitate to African mahogany to experience the detailed, warm midrange. By contrast, Sitka spruce’s springy attack and sizeable dynamic range provide a treble zing and an excellent projection. The Breedlove ECO Discovery S Concert CE’s body consists of a solid spruce top, mahogany EcoTonewood back and sides. Hit it with a flatpick, and it responds with vigor, pushing to the front of the mix. Meanwhile, fingerstyle bathes your audience with a bright and responsive sound. At Sweetwater, we’re confident that you’ll love the rich, refined sound of the Breedlove ECO Discovery S Concert CE.
Creating the next generation of acoustic guitars
Building a sustainably sourced yet budget-friendly acoustic guitar isn’t without its unique challenges. However, Breedlove has risen to the occasion in a way that few else could. In fact, the designers at Breedlove have changed the very fabric of the modern acoustic guitar with their revolutionary EcoTonewood backs and sides. EcoTonewood isn’t some synthetic material to replace tonewoods; it’s exactly the opposite. It’s a laminate material featuring two stunning outer tonewood plies with a center ply of African mahogany for added resonance that few other laminate guitars can match. But why is this such a big deal? Sweetwater has the answer.
Most of today’s guitar manufacturers use a 3-ply laminate or layer system for their more affordable models. The structure most often has two tonewood outer plies laminated over with an inexpensive softwood core. While this construction method cuts costs and delivers a solid acoustic guitar to the customer, a softwood core can stifle extra resonance and lessen the overall tonality. That’s where Breedlove’s EcoTonewood is different. By using African mahogany as the inner ply, the guitar can live up to its true potential with a vibrant, full-bodied tone. Stop by Sweetwater’s showroom and play a Breedlove guitar with EcoTonewood back and sides and experience the results for yourself.
For years, Breedlove has worked tirelessly to lessen its environmental impact. Now, Sweetwater is proud to announce that Breedlove has achieved complete sustainability. Starting in 2021, every Breedlove instrument is constructed entirely from environmentally friendly tonewoods. Stunningly figured myrtlewood, luxurious curly maple, resonant African mahogany, heirloom-quality koa, smooth-as-glass ebony, and more are on offer — and all of them individually harvested in cooperation with local communities and suppliers. From the introductory Discovery Series to the bespoke, handcrafted Masterclass Series, every guitar and bass bearing the Breedlove name ushers in a new era of environmental responsibility and look good doing it.
Breedlove: guitars you can feel good about
From the company’s beginning in 1990, Breedlove has focused a lot of their efforts on offsetting their impact on the planet without compromising the quality of their instruments. Their radical approach to sustainability led Breedlove to create their Tonewood Certification Program and commit to visiting the locations where their timber is harvested to ensure that their sustainability standards are met. The company has introduced player-centered innovations, including top-loading bridges, fine-tuned voicings, and unique neck profiles. From the Discovery to the Legacy, each and every Breedlove is made with an uncompromising dedication to quality sound, flawless workmanship, and complete environmental sustainability. Buying a Breedlove is much more than purchasing a top-notch acoustic guitar — it’s buying a guitar that you can feel good about.
Breedlove ECO Discovery S Concert CE Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:
- Sustainably sourced tonewoods keep the planet healthy
- EcoTonewood mahogany back and sides convey a profound tone and superior resonance
- Solid Sitka spruce top produces excellent note definition and projection
- Fishman Presys I electronics dish out awesome plugged-in tones
- Comfortable mahogany neck and ovangkol fingerboard play like a dream
- Pinless bridge makes string changes easy
- Designed and inspected in Bend, Oregon
- String Type:Steel
- Number of Strings:6
- Body Shape:Concert
- Top Wood:Solid Sitka Spruce
- Back & Sides Wood:African Mahogany
- Body Bracing:Scalloped X-bracing
- Neck Wood:African Mahogany
- Neck Shape:Slim C
- Fingerboard Material:Ovangkol
- Fingerboard Inlay:Dots
- Number of Frets:20
- Scale Length:25.5″
- Tuning Machines:Chrome Closed Gear
- Bridge Material:Ovangkol
- Nut/Saddle Material:PPS/Plastic
- Nut Width:1.69″
- Electronics:Fishman Presys I
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