Parker P8 EN Guitar

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Parker P8 EN front view

Parker P8 EN Event Series

General Description

Parker's first acoustic guitar features a solid cedar top, rosewood binding, solid flame maple back & flame maple sides. It has a mahogany neck with ebony microdot inlaid fingerboard & bridge. Electronics are a Fishman® hum canceling pickup combined with their Acoustic Matrix undersaddle pickup. 1/4" and XLR outputs are provided.


  • Solid Cedar top with Rosewood binding.
  • Solid Flame Maple back. Flame Maple sides. Rosewood binding.
  • Bass balanced Ebony bridge with compensated bone saddle.
  • Mahogany neck, microdot inlaid Ebony fingerboard, zero fret, Rosewood capped headstock.
  • Fishman® hum canceling pickup combined with Acoustic Matrix Undersaddle pickup.
  • 1/4" and XLR mono/stereo outputs.
  • Grover Sta-Tite (97 series) gold machine heads - 14:1


It is great having these controls right on the guitar.

  • Top mounted volume control
  • Controls: magnetic/piezo blend, bass & treble cut/boost.

Parker P8 EN Controls


  • Mag. Pickups: Exclusive Fishman® Blender System
  • Mag. Config: 1 under saddle pickup / 1 exclusive Rare Earth®
  • Mag. PU Select:Blend option
  • Piezo System: Fishman® Acoustic Matrix® Undersaddle pickup
  • PreAmp/Mixer: Hum cancelling neck position Fishman® complimented with a Fishman® Acoustic Matrix® Undersaddle pickup
  • Other Controls:

Top mounted master volume, magnetic/piezo blend, independent boost/cut style bass and treble controls.

  • Output: 1/4" and XLR mono/stereo

Parker P8 EN Back - Flamed Maple with Rosewood Binding


P8E Tones/Sounds: Bold sounds of cedar and flame maple yeilding bright, compressed, balanced tones capable of cutting through an ensemble mix.


Wood: Solid Cedar top with Rosewood binding


Solid Flame Maple back and Laminated Flame Maple sides, Rosewood Binding

Finish: Polyurethane

Bridge: Bass balanced bridge with compensated bone saddle


Wood: Mahogany with rosewood capped headstock

Neck Design: 5 piece construction

Neck-Body Joint: Dove-tail style

Scale: 25.5"

Number of Frets: 19 Frets

Fret Material: Nickel S

Fret Size: .045" high, .095" wide

Fret Board: Ebony fingerboard with microdot inlays

Fretboard Shape: 10"-13" conical form

Neck Shape: Width: regular, Thickness: regular

Finish: Polyurethane

Nut: Bone

Nut Width: 1.69"

String Spacing: 2.14"

Truss Rod: Lightweight steel

Tuners: Grover® Sta-Tite (97 series) gold machine heads - 14:1


Weight: 4 1/2 pounds

Strings: Vinci .012" - .053"

Case/Bag: Parker Hardshell Case