The AF610ESHB is an elegant, cosmetically rich guitar with a powerful and open tone. The solid A+ Sitka spruce top generates great energy making this an exciting and responsive instrument suitable for any style of music. The Shadowburst finish on this guitar is stunning, carefully crafted to produce a mirror deep shine and sophisticated appearance. Each model is designed to get the best out of its solid top and components, and for them to work together to produce a tone and player experience, rarely found in affordable instruments.These components include Alvarez's FST2M bracing system, a bi-level bridge, and a real bone nut and saddle. The sound is warm, open and powerful, and both the treble and bass registers are clearly present and balanced in relation to each other. These guitars feel right and are rewarding to play.The AF610ESHB also comes with the Alvarez SYS250 EQ and pickup system, which comes with a 3-band EQ and a backlit chromatic digital tuner to ensure you sound great when you've plugged this sweet guitar up to an amp.Case sold separately.