The Protégé by Córdoba C1M-CE is the top choice nylon string guitar for students of all levels and is perfectly suited for both the classroom and home. Comfortable and easy to play, it's a great first guitar at an affordable price. The C1M-CE features a cutaway body shape for easier access to the higher frets and a Fishman Presys VT Pickup System for amplified or acoustic playing. Every Protégé C1M-CE is built with a spruce top, mahogany back and sides, a comfortable, slim neck profile, traditional mosaic rosette, and a matte polyurethane finish. Like all Córdoba instruments, C1M-CE models feature premium Savarez strings and an adjustable truss rod for lifetime neck stability.

C1M-CE

Key Features

  • Family:
    • Cutaway & Electric
  • Style:
    • Classical
  • Construction:
    • Layered
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FamilyCutaway & Electric
BuildClassical
ConstructionLayered
Body TopSpruce
Does it contain shell?No
ExclusiveNo
Shipper Carton Dimensions103 x 45 x 13 (cm)
Master Carton Dimensions104 x 60 x 15 (cm)
Top Bracing PatternFan
Back Purfling Inlay Pattern & DimensionsN / A
Soundboard Thickness2.4mm
Soundhole Diameter84mm (3.3")
Top Purfling Pattern & DimensionsN / A
Back BindingBlack ABS
Side Purfling Inlay Pattern & DimensionsN / A
RosetteTraditional
Top BindingBlack ABS
Side Purfling InlayN / A
Back and Sides WoodMahogany
Back Purfling InlayN / A
Frets to Body12
Neck MaterialMahogany
Scale Length650mm (25.6")
Neck JointDovetail
Replacement CaseN / A
Neck ShapeC Shape
Nut Width50mm (2")
Neck Thickness 1st Fret21mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret23mm
Middle PickupN / A
Truss RodDual Action
Compatible Gig Bag 1ACCASIB-03543 - Cordoba Deluxe Gig Bag Classical Full Size
Truss Rod Wrench4mm Allen Key
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Replacement Gig BagN / A
Compatible Case 203754 - Cordoba Humidified Archtop Wood Case CL/FL Full Size Brown
Fret Dimensions2.0mm (W) x 1.1mm (H)
Tuning Machine ButtonsPearl White
Fingerboard MaterialPau Ferro
Fingerboard InlaysN / A
Frets Total19
Headstock LogoCordoba Arches Logo - Pearloid
Tuning Machines Vendor & ModelAlice AO-020B1
ColorNatural (NAT)
FinishSatin Polyurethane
Bridge MaterialPau Ferro
Tuning Machine Ratio14:1
Battery PackFishman Combination Battery Box/Output Jack - 9V
Nut MaterialComposite
Pickup TypeUndersaddle Piezo
Tuning MachinesCordoba Gold with Pearl Buttons
Electronics Vendor & ModelFishman OEM-SON-CL4
Target Instrument Weight3 lbs 3 oz / 1.5 kg
Tap PlateN / A
ElectronicsFishman Presys VT Classical
Battery Pack Installation LocationLower Bout Treble Side
TuningE-A-D-G-B-E
ControlsMaster Volume and Tone
HeadplateComposite
StringsSavarez Cristal Corum High Tension 500CJ
Number of Strings6
Upper Bout Width286mm (11 1/4")
Lower Bout Width371mm (14 5/8")
Body Depth Upper Bout95mm (3 3/4")
Body Depth Lower Bout100mm (4")
Waist Width241mm (9 1/2")
Replacement Tuning Machine - Treble05706 - Cordoba Tuner Filigree Lyre GLD w/PRL BS BTN Treble
Replacement Tuning Machine - Bass05707 - Cordoba Tuner Filigree Lyre GLD w/PRL BS BTN Bass
Body Length489mm (19 1/4")
Replacement Battery Box & Output Jack05013 - Cordoba Pickup Part Fishman Battery Box Output Jack Unit
Replacement Saddle03508 - Cordoba Saddle Plastic 80mm x 3mm
Replacement Pickup & Preamp SystemACFISHM-05065 - Cordoba Pickup Fishman Presys VT Complete
Replacement PickguardN / A
Replacement Bridge PinsN / A
Replacement Nut01052 - Cordoba Nut Composite 6 String Guitar 50mm x 6mm
Replacement Truss Rod Wrench008-0000-001 - Truss Rod Wrench 4mm Allen Key
Replacement Truss Rod CoverN / A
Replacement Tuning Machine ButtonN / A
Overall Length997mm (39 1/4")
Country of OriginChina
Compatible Case 1ACHUMPR-04072 - HumiCase Protégé Classical
Nut String Spacing42mm
Compatible Case 3ACCORGB-03780 - Cordoba Polyfoam Case Classical Full Size
Saddle MaterialComposite
Compatible Gig Bag 2ACCORGB-03750 - Cordoba Standard Gig Bag Full Size
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Due to ongoing product development efforts, specifications are subject to change without notice.