Yamaha Revstar Standard RSS02T, Hot Merlot

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The Revstar style is inspired by café racer motorcycles—stripped-down performance machines that were customized to reflect the personality of their riders.
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The Yamaha Revstar Standard RSS02T in Hot Merlot finish is a visually captivating electric guitar that delivers impressive performance and versatility. The guitar features a sleek and stylish double-cutaway design, showcasing Yamaha's meticulous attention to detail and modern aesthetics. With a solid mahogany body, the Revstar Standard RSS02T offers a resonant and well-balanced tone, enhanced by its unique set of custom-wound Alnico V humbucking pickups. These pickups deliver a wide range of tonal options, from warm and vintage-inspired tones to more aggressive and dynamic sounds. The guitar's comfortable mahogany neck with a smooth satin finish provides excellent playability, making it easy to navigate across the rosewood fingerboard. With its striking Hot Merlot finish, the Yamaha Revstar Standard RSS02T stands out both visually and sonically, making it an excellent choice for guitarists seeking a versatile and eye-catching instrument.


Acoustic Design

Yamaha's Acoustic Design process uses advanced measurement, analysis, and modeling tools to design guitar bodies that offer clear, powerful tone and maximum resonance.

Chambered Bodies

Every new Revstar features a chambered body designed with Yamaha's Acoustic Design process to sculpt tone, reduce weight, and optimize balance.
Choose Your Sound
Revstar Professional and Standard models are available with your choice of custom-wound Alnico V pickups—powerful humbuckers or chiming P90-style single-coils.

5-Way Pickup Selector

Every Revstar Professional and Standard is a two-pickup guitar with the flexibility of a three-pickup guitar, providing players with a versatile range of sounds.


Construction: Set-In
Scale: 24 3/4"


Top: Maple
Back: Chambered Mahogany
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane


Neck Materials: 3-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement
Neck Finish: Satin Polyurethane
Fingerboard Materials: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Fret Wire: Jumbo Stainless Steel
Number of Frets: 22 
Nut Materials: PPS 


Neck Pickup: VP5N: P90 Single Coil/Alnico V
Bridge Pickup: VP5b: P90 Single Coil/Alnico V
Control: Master Volume, Master Tone (Push-Pull "Focus Switch")
Pickup Switch: 5-Position Lever Switch


Bridge: Tune-O-Matic
String Spacing: 10.5mm
Tailpiece: Racing Tailpiece
Tuning Machines: Die-Cast
Pickguard: 3-Ply Cream

Case: Gig Bag

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