Jamie Dupuis Synergy X20 harp guitar

Jamie Dupuis is an award-winning composer and occasional singer and songwriter, best known for his complex fingerstyle technique, energetic performances and the use of percussive effects on the guitar.  Jamie was looking for a harp guitar that he would not be afraid of travelling with and that’s when he began looking into harp guitars made by Emerald Guitars and decided to contact us.

His query came around the same time that we were about to unveil the Synergy X20 and so, following detailed consultation, it was decided that we would build him a full size harp guitar. Jamie’s Synergy X20 features three different pickup systems to suit Jamie’s recording and performance needs – A Sixtus Longbar pickup under the sub bass strings, an LR Baggs M1 under the guitar strings and an iMix pickup system featuring two Element undersaddle piezos, one for each neck.

  • CLIENT Jamie Dupuis
  • WE DID Pickup Installation

"My first thought about the Synergy x20 is the tone, Very nice and warm, you don't even have to play aggressive or loud, it just sings. I love the bass projection, it cuts through really nicely too! Also I really appreciate the pickup configuration. It gives me the option to have full control over my sound. Especially live and in studio."

Scale length: 25 1/2”/650mm
Nut width: 1 ¾”, 44.5mm
Bridge spacing: 2 ¼”/57mm
Overall length: 42″/1067mm
Max body width: 15 3/4″/400mm
Max body depth: 6 5/16″/160mm
Sub Bass Scales: D – 29 5/16”/745mm, C – 30 15/16”/785mm, B – 32 1/16”/815mm, A – 33 1/16”/840mm, G – 34 1/16”/865mm, F – 34 13/16”/885mm
Weight: 6.6lbs/3kg
Frets: 22 medium stainless steel frets
Tuners: Gotoh 510 Tuners 18:1 ratio (cosmo black)
Nut/Saddle: Graphtech low friction nut and saddle
Bridge: Graphtech bridge pins with Paua shell inlay
Pickup: LR Baggs M1, LR Baggs iMix, Sixtus Longbar
Colour: Black
Finish: High gloss finish on all surfaces

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