The first multi-scale 8-string guitar from Cort®, the new KX508MS features the highly regarded Fishman® Fluence Modern pickups to provide a variety of great sounds for the modern rock player. The acclaimed Fishman® Fluence pickups provide the best of both active and passive worlds in terms of sound and feel. Whether it’s brutal modern metal distortion or sweet clean vintage-like tones, the Fluence Modern pickups offer versatility as well as superb guitar tones for days.
POPLAR BURL TOP ON SWAMP ASH BODY
Lightweight Swamp Ash body delivers plenty of punchy high-mids while Poplar Burl’s unique aesthetic adds a cool visual touch.
FISHMAN® FLUENCE MODERN HUMBUCKER SET
Push-pull pots facilitate coil-tap for single-coil sounds as well as Fishman®’s Voice1 for the modern active high output humbucker tone and Voice2 for a passive type of organic feel with increased vintage-like dynamics and response whilst maintaining high output for warm and rich distortion or clean sounds.
SINGLE HARDTAIL WITH STRING-THRU BODY
Individual hardtail bridge unit for each string that feeds through the body results in greatly improved sustain, superb string separation for greater articulation and precise intonation.
1 VOLUME & 1 TONE 3 WAY SWITCH
The simple 1 volume, 1 tone and 3-way toggle switch controls provide a variety of great sounds and allows you to focus on your playing.
Get tight and punchy low-end for the low-B and low-F# strings with the extended scale length while maintaining the familiar feel and tension on the treble strings for speedy runs and string-bending.
MACASSAR EBONY FINGERBOARD
An ideal wood for high-gain applications, Macassar Ebony provides a cutting high-end to get your playing heard through the dense mix as well as fast and smooth playability.
5PC MAPLE & PURPLE HEART NECK
The 5-piece Maple and Purple Heart neck not only provides strength and stability but a strong and focused sound in conjunction with the body’s acoustic resonance.
Cort® STAGGERED LOCKING MACHINEHEADS
The deluxe locking machine heads offer precise and reliable tuning as well as easier and quicker string changes.
SPOKE NUT HOTROD TRUSSROD
The spoke nut hotrod truss rod improves neck stability as well as ease of neck bow adjustment.
56.5㎜ (2 7/32“) NUT WIDTH
The 56.5㎜(2 7/32”) nut width is surprisingly comfortable for an 8-string guitar and even suit players with small hands.