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Effects of Climate on Pianos – Pianos in the Tropics

Changes in temperature and/or humidity can have a dramatic effect on a piano.  Modern pianos have improved design and have minimised these effects to s degree.

1.  Temperature Variation

The soundboard of the piano is wood supported by a cast iron frame and has steel strings attached.  All the  materials contract and expand as the temperature changes.  The rate of expansion and contraction varies in each component which means that a change of temperature will result in instability in the tuning.

2.  Effects of Changing Humidity

(a)  The soundboard will expand & contract as the humidity chang

 

The most effective defence against

 

 

Lag T400J12CE 12 String Soild Top Jumbo Acoustic Electric Guitar

 

 

RRP $1195

Topping off the Stage Range is the high gloss T400 Series, outfitted with a solid Sitka Spruce top to deliver a bold tone with refied articulation.
Backs and sides are crafted out of Indonesian Rosewood. The 12-string jumbo cutaway electric acoustic offers a massive sound.

FEATURES

• Headstock: Solid Indonesian Rosewood, linseed oil finish, with Lâg Maple Logo inlay
• Machine Heads: Lubricated High Precision Satin Black, with Satin Black tulip buttons
• Top Nut: Black Graphite 47,6mm
• Truss Rod: 2-way System
• Neck: Mahogany French Satin finish
• Fingerboard: Indonesian Rosewood, Radius 400mm
• Frets: 20, Silver-Nickel, Medium type
• Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
• Back & Sides: Indonesian Rosewood
• Bindings: Rosewood + Maple
• Body Thickness: Bottom 120mm – Neck 97mm
• Rosette: Rosewood with Maple, with Occitania cross
• Bridge: Indonesian Rosewood with Black Resin compensated saddle
• Pickup: Nanoflex Piezo Pickup under bridge saddle
• Electronics: STUDIOLÂG PLUS syste
• Finish: Natural High Gloss
• Strings: Elixir Strings featuring NANOWEB® Coating 011-047

Lag T400DCE Solid Top Acoustic Electric Guitar

RRP $949

Offering premium solid tops, the LÂG Tramontane Stage Range brings together a world of woods to create superb-sounding instruments. StudioLâg Plus electronics (T100 models: StudioLâg) and Nanoflex? pickups are used throughout. Finely crafted, these instruments are ideal for the guitar enthusiast or the on-the-road professional.

Topping off the Stage Range is the high gloss T400 Series, outfitted with a solid Sitka Spruce top to deliver a bold tone with refied articulation.
Backs and sides are crafted out of Indonesian Rosewood.

FEATURES

• Headstock: Solid Indonesian Rosewood, linseed oil finish, with Lâg Maple Logo inlay

• Machine Heads: Lubricated High Precision Satin Black, with Satin Black tulip buttons

• Top Nut: Black Graphite 43mm

• Truss Rod: 2-way System

• Neck: Mahogany French Satin finish

• Fingerboard: Indonesian Rosewood, Radius 400mm

• Frets: 20, Silver-Nickel, Medium type

• Top: Solid Sitka Spruce

• Back & Sides: Indonesian Rosewood

• Bindings: Rosewood + Maple

• Body Thickness: Bottom 120mm – Neck 97mm

• Rosette: Rosewood with Maple, with Occitania cross

• Bridge: Indonesian Rosewood with Black Resin compensated saddle

• Pickup: Nanoflex Piezo Pickup under bridge saddle

• Electronics: STUDIOLÂG PLUS system

• Finish: High Gloss

• Strings:  Elixir Strings featuring NANOWEB® Coating 011-052

 

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