MODELS & SPECIFICATIONS

It is very important for us to get into a dialog with our customers. As of August 2013 we have 3 solid-body models available. In 2015 we added the AU8, a semi-hollowed model with additional piezo pickups. In 2017 we released the new T8, a semi-hollowed body with a different shaping and single coil pickup combinations and in 2020 the S8 with a 3D-shaped body has been added.

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 U8U8 DeluxeU10U10 DeluxeT8S8AU8
Strings881010888

Base Price

not including VAT, if applicable
2.600 €5.600 €2.700 €5400 €5.500 €6.800 €6.900 €
TunersTouch Guitars® Locking TunersTouch Guitars® Locking TunersTouch Guitars® Locking TunersTouch Guitars® Locking TunersTouch Guitars® Locking TunersTouch Guitars® Locking TunersTouch Guitars® Locking Tuners
BridgeHipshot bridge with string through body systemHipshot bridge with string through body systemABM custom bridge with string through body systemABM custom bridge with string through body systemHipshot bridge with string through body systemABM/Touch Guitars® custom split bridgeTouch Guitars® custom bridge with separate piezo pickups for each string and separate tailpiece
String spacing10,5 mm10,5 mm8,5 mm8,5 mm10,5 mm10,4 mm10,5 mm
Fretboardmaple, ebony or rosewood

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We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for fretboard wood are walnut, maple, ebony, plumwood
maple, ebony or rosewood

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for fretboard wood are walnut, maple, ebony, plumwood

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for fretboard wood are walnut, maple, ebony, plumwood

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for fretboard wood are walnut, maple, ebony, plumwood

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for fretboard wood are walnut, maple, ebony, plumwood
Body typesolidsolid (add 400 € for semi-hollow)solidsolid (add 400 € for semi-hollow)semi-hollowsolidsemi-hollow
Body materialswamp ash

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We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for body wood are walnut, maple, korina, plumwood, ash, alder, swamp ash, magogany

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for body wood are walnut, maple, korina, plumwood, ash, alder, swamp ash, magogany

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for body wood are walnut, maple, korina, plumwood, ash, alder, swamp ash, magogany

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for body wood are walnut, maple, korina, plumwood, ash, alder, swamp ash, magogany

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for body wood are walnut, maple, korina, plumwood, ash, alder, swamp ash, magogany

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Please ask about availability. Examples for body wood are walnut, maple, korina, plumwood, ash, alder, swamp ash, magogany
Neck material3-piece maple

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We have a big collection of woods available. Our necks are usually 3-piece necks. Please ask about availability. Examples for neck wood are mahogany, maple, korina, plumwood
3-piece maple

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We have a big collection of woods available. Our necks are usually 3-piece necks. Please ask about availability. Examples for neck wood are mahogany, maple, korina, plumwood

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Our necks are usually 3-piece necks. Please ask about availability. Examples for neck wood are mahogany, maple, korina, plumwood

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Our necks are usually 3-piece necks. Please ask about availability. Examples for neck wood are mahogany, maple, korina, plumwood

see wood choices

We have a big collection of woods available. Our necks are usually 3-piece necks. Please ask about availability. Examples for neck wood are mahogany, maple, korina, plumwood
Body finishhigh gloss solid, burst and transparent

natural clear, solid and transparent color or sunburst

more custom finishing options possible, just ask for it
high gloss solid, burst and transparent

natural clear, solid and transparent color or sunburst

more custom finishing options possible, just ask for it

natural clear, solid and transparent color or sunburst

more custom finishing options possible, just ask for it

natural clear, solid and transparent color or sunburst

more custom finishing options possible, just ask for it
natural clear
StraplocksJim Dunlop Straplock SystemJim Dunlop Straplock SystemJim Dunlop Straplock SystemJim Dunlop Straplock SystemJim Dunlop Straplock SystemJim Dunlop Straplock SystemJim Dunlop Straplock System
Electronicspassive electronicsactive 3-band equalizer with parametric mids, Fishman Battery Pack with USB chargingpassive, with custom wiring (mono when you are just using one jack)passive, with custom wiring (mono when you are just using one jack)passive custom electronics Darkglass Electronics Tone Capsule (Bass, low-mids, mids) Fishman Battery Pack with USB chargingactive custom electronics with separate 2-band equalizer for magnetic and summed piezo pickups, 8-channel mixer for piezo pickups, Fishman Battery Pack with USB charging
Pickups

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8-string pickup options: 1. Touch Guitars Modern, 2. Haven Omnia Custom, 3. Lace Alumitone, 4. Cycfi Spectra

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8-string pickup options: 1. Touch Guitars Modern, 2. Haven Omnia Custom, 3. Lace Alumitone, 4. Cycfi Spectra

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U10 pickup options: 1. Bassculture Modern, 2. Häussel Custom

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U10 Deluxe pickup options: 1. Bassculture Modern, 2. Häussel Custom, 3. Cycfi Custom Active

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8-string pickup options: 1. Touch Guitars Modern, 2. Haven Omnia Custom, 3. Lace Alumitone, 4. Cycfi Spectra

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8-string pickup options: 1. Touch Guitars Modern, 2. Haven Omnia Custom, 3. Lace Alumitone, 4. Cycfi Spectra
1 x Cycfi Spectra 8 + custom Graph Tech piezo pickups
Controlsvolume, passive tonevolume (pull for passive mode), pickup blend, mid frequency, treble, mid, bassvolume , volumevolume , volume

volume  5-way switch, passive tone neck pickup, passive tone bridge pickup

Switch positions are: 1. neck humbucker, 2. neck single coil, 3. both humbucker, 4. neck and bridge humbucker in parallel, 5. bridge humbucker

volume , 5-way switch, treble, mid, bass

Switch positions are: 1. neck humbucker, 2. neck single coil, 3. both humbucker, 4. neck and bridge humbucker in parallel, 5. bridge humbucker
volume, pickup blend, bass piezo, treble piezo, bass magnetic, treble magnetic
Scale length34″ (86 cm)34″ (86 cm)34″ (86 cm)34″ (86 cm)34″ (86 cm)34″ (86 cm)34″ (86 cm)
Recommended TuningBb F C G D A C DBb F C G D A C DD G C F Bb | C G D A CD G C F Bb | C G D A CBb F C G D A C DBb F C G D A C DBb F C G D A C D
Country of origincnc made in Central Europehandmade in Austria and Germanycnc made in Central Europehandmade in Austria and Germanyhandmade in Austria and Germanyhandmade in Austria and Germanyhandmade in Austria and Germany
Outputmonomonomono / stereo, automatic switching systemmono / stereo, automatic switching systemmonomonomono
Other Featuresdamping fabric on 1st fret (can also be removed if necessary); extremely well balanced (stays in all playing positions); most compact body sizedamping fabric on 1st fret (can also be removed if necessary); shaping at contact points with player’s leg and abdomenamping fabric on 1st fret (can also be removed if necessary); extremely well balanced (stays in all playing positions); most compact body sizedamping fabric on 1st fret (can also be removed if necessary); shaping at contact points with player’s leg and abdomendamping fabric on 1st fret (can also be removed if necessary); semi-hollow offset design with 3D hornsdamping fabric on 1st fret (can also be removed if necessary); shaping at contact points with player’s leg and abdomen; 3D shaped curved bodydamping fabric on 1st fret (can also be removed if necessary); shaping at contact points with player’s leg and abdomen; custom wooden knobs

Additional options

Add these options to the base price of the guitar.
All these options are available on the fully handmade models starting from the T8.

Markus Reuter (Stick Men , centrozoon) talking about the ideas and the design process of our Touch Guitars ® instruments.

With every Instrument you get a free introductory lesson by an experienced member of the Touch Guitar Circle (TGC). The TGC is a study group following a systematic approach to playing the touchstyle technique.

Customization

We offer customization since the instruments are handmade from scratch. Regarding wood choices we recommend two combinations, that is all mahagony or swamp ash with maple neck which sounds a little bit brighter..

Parts

All wood we use is FSC certified, and we are trying to use local European woods in the long term. Each instrument is being hand-built with the person in mind that is going to play it.

We have personal relationships with companies providing labour and parts for our instruments: Our self-designed bridge is made of aluminum and brass by ABM Guitarparts, we use Sperzel locking tuners, the Dunlop Straplok® System, Häussel and Bassculture pickups and electronics by Richter Electronic Engineering.

Please contact our sales team at info@touchguitars.com if you have question or need help.

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