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Key Features
  • Construction: Layered
  • Family: Cutaway & Electric
  • Style: Classical

The Protégé by Córdoba C1M-CE is the top choice nylon string guitar for students of all levels and is perfectly suited for both the classroom and home. Comfortable and easy to play, it's a great first guitar at an affordable price. The C1M-CE features a cutaway body shape for easier access to the higher frets and a Fishman Presys VT Pickup System for amplified or acoustic playing. Every Protégé C1M-CE is built with a Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides, a comfortable, slim neck profile, traditional mosaic rosette, and a matte polyurethane finish. Like all Córdoba instruments, C1M-CE models feature premium Savarez strings and an adjustable truss rod for lifetime neck stability.

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Construction Layered
Family Cutaway & Electric
Style Classical
Bridge Material Pau Ferro
Fingerboard Material Pau Ferro
Neck Material Mahogany
Nut Material Composite
Saddle Material Composite
Back and Sides Wood Mahogany
Back Binding Black ABS
Body Top Spruce
Build Classical
Color Natural (NAT)
Finish Satin Polyurethane
Frets to Body 12
Neck Joint Dovetail
Neck Shape C Shape
Top Bracing Pattern Fan
Waist Width 241mm (9 1/2")
Battery Pack Fishman Combination Battery Box/Output Jack - 9V
Battery Pack Installation Location Lower Bout Treble Side
Electronics Fishman Presys VT Classical
Replacement Tuning Machine - Bass 05707 - Cordoba Tuner Filigree Lyre GLD w/PRL BS BTN Bass
Replacement Tuning Machine - Treble 05706 - Cordoba Tuner Filigree Lyre GLD w/PRL BS BTN Treble
Tuning Machine Buttons Pearl White
Tuning Machine Ratio 14:1
Body Depth Lower Bout 100mm (4")
Body Depth Upper Bout 95mm (3 3/4")
Body Length 489mm (19 1/4")
Fret Dimensions 2.0mm (W) x 1.1mm (H)
Lower Bout Width 371mm (14 5/8")
Master Carton Dimensions 104 x 60 x 15 (cm)
Neck Thickness 1st Fret 21mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret 23mm
Nut Width 50mm (2")
Overall Length 997mm (39 1/4")
Scale Length 650mm (25.6")
Shipper Carton Dimensions 103 x 45 x 13 (cm)
Soundhole Diameter 84mm (3.3")
Target Instrument Weight 3 lbs 3 oz / 1.5 kg
Upper Bout Width 286mm (11 1/4")
Compatible Case 1 ACHUMPR-04072 - HumiCase Protégé Classical
Compatible Case 2 03754 - Cordoba Humidified Archtop Wood Case CL/FL Full Size Brown
Compatible Case 3 ACCORGB-03780 - Cordoba Polyfoam Case Classical Full Size
Compatible Gig Bag 1 ACCASIB-03543 - Cordoba Deluxe Gig Bag Classical Full Size
Compatible Gig Bag 2 ACCORGB-03750 - Cordoba Standard Gig Bag Full Size
Controls Master Volume and Tone
Country of Origin China
Does it contain shell? No
Electronics Vendor & Model Fishman OEM-SON-CL4
Exclusive No
Frets Total 19
Headplate Composite
Headstock Logo Cordoba Arches Logo - Pearloid
Number of Strings 6
Nut String Spacing 42mm
pcid 1
Pickup Type Undersaddle Piezo
psid 12
Replacement Battery Box & Output Jack 05013 - Cordoba Pickup Part Fishman Battery Box Output Jack Unit
Replacement Nut 01052 - Cordoba Nut Composite 6 String Guitar 50mm x 6mm
Replacement Pickup & Preamp System ACFISHM-05065 - Cordoba Pickup Fishman Presys VT Complete
Replacement Saddle 03508 -Cordoba Saddle Plastic 80mm x 3mm
Replacement Truss Rod Wrench 008-0000-001 - Truss Rod Wrench 4mm Allen Key
Rosette Traditional
Soundboard Thickness 2.4mm
Strings Savarez Cristal Corum High Tension 500CJ
Top Binding Black ABS
Truss Rod Dual Action
Truss Rod Wrench 4mm Allen Key
Tuning E-A-D-G-B-E
Tuning Machines Cordoba Gold with Pearl Buttons
Tuning Machines Vendor & Model Alice AO-020B1
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