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Dunlop 11F Advanced Classical Capo Dunlop 11F Advanced Classical Capo
£9.95
11 in stock
Jim Dunlop JD-11F Flat Capo Jim Dunlop Toggle Action Capos are designed for both curved and flat fingerboards, providing extremely positive clamping. These easy-to-use capos have a low profile guaranteed not to hinder your fingering.
Dunlop 11C Advanced Capo Curved Dunlop 11C Advanced Capo Curved
£9.95
10 in stock
ADVANCED TOGGLE CURVED CAPO Model 11C The nickel-plated Jim Dunlop Advanced Toggle Action Capo is light and simple to use, featuring an adjustable strap and a sleek ergonomic profile that won't hinder your finger work or scratch up your guitar neck. Designed for guitars with curved-radius fretboards.
Shubb Partial Capo C8b Shubb Partial Capo C8b
£19.95
4 in stock
Shubb Partial Capo C8b Brass Finish Skips the sixth string (low E) and covers the other five, emulating a drop-D tuning. Applied from above the neck (from the bass side), it cleanly skips the bass string and centers solidly on the neck while capoing the other five strings. While it is possible to accomplish the same thing on many necks using our one of our regular capos, they need to be applied fr…
Dunlop Trigger Fly Acoustic Capo Black NEW Dunlop Trigger Fly Acoustic Capo Black NEW
£19.95
25 in stock
Dunlop Trigger Fly Acoustic Capo Black NEW This is a Jim Dunlop Trigger FLY Guitar Capo in black. “Fly across the neck” This offering from Jim Dunlop takes the trigger-style guitar capo to a new level. This tried-and-tested genre of capo has undergone subtle changes over the decades through multiple brands but Dunlop’s latest offering seems to have reached the pinnacle. FLY capo is literally desig…
Dunlop Trigger Fly Acoustic Capo Silver NEW Dunlop Trigger Fly Acoustic Capo Silver NEW
£19.95
26 in stock
Dunlop Trigger Fly Acoustic Capo Silver NEW This is a Jim Dunlop Trigger FLY Guitar Capo in silver. “Fly across the neck” This offering from Jim Dunlop takes the trigger-style guitar capo to a new level. This tried-and-tested genre of capo has undergone subtle changes over the decades through multiple brands but Dunlop’s latest offering seems to have reached the pinnacle. FLY capo is literally des…
Dunlop Trigger Capo Steel Model 83CB Dunlop Trigger Capo Steel Model 83CB
£23.95
12 in stock
Dunlop Trigger Capo Steel Model 83CB Acoustic Trigger Capo, Black — Nickel curved trigger capo for 6 or 12 string guitar Black finish Performance quality designed to last a lifetime The trigger capo is the fastest, easiest one handed capo there is - you can take it off, put it on or move and never miss a lick Made of aircraft quality aluminium
Dunlop Trigger Capo Classical Model 88B Dunlop Trigger Capo Classical Model 88B
£23.95
10 in stock
Dunlop Trigger Capo Classical Model 88B Dunlop Trigger Capo Classical 88B is made to span the wider neck of a classical guitar. Your sound shouldn't change when you put on a capo, and it shouldn't be a 12-step process, either. With the Trigger capo, you'll come through loud, clear, and in tune, in less time. Made of aircraft-quality aluminum, with a strong, padded, spring-action grip that can be c…
Shubb Steel String Capo C1 Shubb Steel String Capo C1
£24.95
6 in stock
We call it CAPO NOIR: it's the Original Shubb Capo in black chrome finish. Fits most acoustics and electrics 2" wide, radius fretboard
Shubb Capo Noir Nylon String Flat C2k Shubb Capo Noir Nylon String Flat C2k
£24.95
10 in stock
Shubb Noir Capo flat- Classic black chrome (for nylon string guitar) C2k Capo for Classical guitars and other nylon string guitars with wider neck and flat fretboard. •Finish: black chrome •Width: 57,2 mm (2.25'') •Material: brass •New jazzy and sleek looking capo finished in black chrome! Introduced in 1980, the original Shubb Capo is the choice for musicians worldwide. A patented locking action…
Shubb Lite Classical Capo L2 Shubb Lite Classical Capo L2
£24.95
10 in stock
SHUBB LITE: made of aerospace grade aluminum. For classical guitar. 2.25" wide, flat fretboard. Less than half the weight of an original Shubb capo. Is a LIGHTWEIGHT capo for you? Maybe, or maybe not. Some people associate a certain amount of heft with quality, and feel that it is necessary to properly do the job. If that's you, then a lightweight capo is not for you. But for years Shubb have been…
Shubb Lite Capo Steel String Guitar L1 Shubb Lite Capo Steel String Guitar L1
£24.95
14 in stock
SHUBB LITE: made of aerospace grade aluminum. Fits most acoustics and electrics 2" wide, radius fretboard. Less than half the weight of an original Shubb capo. Is a LIGHTWEIGHT capo for you? Maybe, or maybe not. Some people associate a certain amount of heft with quality, and feel that it is necessary to properly do the job. If that's you, then a lightweight capo is not for you. But for years Shub…
Original Shubb Capo For Nylon String Guitar C2 Original Shubb Capo For Nylon String Guitar C2
£24.95
1 in stock
The Shubb C2 Classical guitar capo is ideal for the wide flat fingerboard of of Classical, Spanish or Flamenco style guitar. Since 1980 the Shubb C2 capo has set the standard against which all others must be measured. It is the first choice – often the only choice – of hundreds of thousands of musicians worldwide. Once the serious guitarist has discovered the Shubb, he'll never settle for anything…
Planet Waves Classical Capo Pro Planet Waves Classical Capo Pro
£24.95
1 in stock
Description The Planet Waves NS Capo Pro in black is made from aircraft grade aluminum and this model is for use for use on classical guitars. The NS Capo Pro assures buzz-free in-tune performance at any fret. A patented micrometer adjustment mechanism allows the player to dial in the exact tension needed for clear ringing notes without excessive force in any position on the neck. This greatly red…
Planet Waves Acoustic Capo Pro Planet Waves Acoustic Capo Pro
£24.95
2 in stock
Description The Planet Waves NS Capo Pro in black is made from aircraft grade aluminum for use on acoustic and electric 6 and 12 string guitars. The NS Capo Pro assures buzz-free in-tune performance at any fret. A patented micrometer adjustment mechanism allows the player to dial in the exact tension needed for clear ringing notes without excessive force in any position on the neck. This greatly r…
Shubb Capo Noir Steel String C1k Shubb Capo Noir Steel String C1k
£27.50
£24.95
31 in stock
Shubb Capo Noir Steel String C1k Precisely machined of brass and carefully hand assembled, a Shubb capo is manufactured without compromise. Simply holding one in your hand conveys a sense of quality. Snapping it solidly onto a guitar neck, and then removing it, all within about one second, will confirm its reputation for excellence. Shubb Capos act just like your fingertip. Using a custom rubber m…
G7th Nashville Classical Guitar Capo G7th Nashville Classical Guitar Capo
£24.95
10 in stock
G7th Nashville Classical Guitar Capo For lightning-fast changes on your classical guitar The Nashville Classical capo is specifically designed for classical guitars with a (standard) wide, flat fingerboard. Easy and fast to use. The careful design dramatically reduces tuning problems associated with excessive clamping force caused by legacy capos on concert guitars. At only 1.4oz/40g it doesn't ef…
G7th Nashville Steel String Capo G7th Nashville Steel String Capo
£24.95
19 in stock
G7th Nashville Steel String Guitar Capo For lightning-fast changes on your steel strung guitar The Nashville Classical capo is specifically designed for classical guitars with a (standard) wide, flat fingerboard. Easy and fast to use. The careful design dramatically reduces tuning problems associated with excessive clamping force caused by legacy capos on concert guitars. At only 1.4oz/40g it does…
Shubb Deluxe Steel String Capo Shubb Deluxe Steel String Capo
£29.95
16 in stock
Crafted of solid stainless steel to resist nicks and scratches, this capo will look just as beautiful years from now as it does today. When the Shubb Capo was first introduced in 1980, capos were elevated to a whole new level. In 1998 the Shubb Deluxe pushed the envelope again. Many people thought that the original Shubb could not be improved, but with the Deluxe they introduced upgrades in materi…
Shubb Partial Capo C7b Shubb Partial Capo C7b
£29.95
2 in stock
Shubb Partial Capo C7b It skips the outside string and covers the next three, either 2-3-4 or 5-4-3 (emulating DADGAD tuning)                                      ------------------------------------------------------- I was introduced to the concept of partial capoing many years ago by the great acoustic guitarist Harvey Reid and by Jeff Hickey, who developed the Third Hand capo (an elastic capo…
Shubb Deluxe Classical Flat Capo Shubb Deluxe Classical Flat Capo
£29.95
11 in stock
Crafted of solid stainless steel to resist nicks and scratches, this capo will look just as beautiful years from now as it does today. When the Shubb Capo was first introduced in 1980, capos were elevated to a whole new level. In 1998 the Shubb Deluxe pushed the envelope again. Many people thought that the original Shubb could not be improved, but with the Deluxe they introduced upgrades in materi…
Shubb Capo For Ukulele C9b Shubb Capo For Ukulele C9b
£29.95
3 in stock
Introduced in January 2011, this model capo is made specifically for the ukulele! At a glance it looks like our banjo capo, but it closes onto a much smaller neck, and accomodates a slightly wider fretboard. Testing on many brands confirms this capo is a perfect fit on all tenors, sopranos, concerts, and baritones ...except the occasional baritone with a very large neck.
Shubb Capo Chrome 12-string Guitar C3 Shubb Capo Chrome 12-string Guitar C3
£29.95
4 in stock
CAPO NOIR: is the Original Shubb Capo in black chrome finish. Capo for 12-string guitar, or any steel string guitar with a wide fretboard. 2.25" wide, curved for a radiused fretboard
Shubb Reversible Guitar Slide In Brass Shubb Reversible Guitar Slide In Brass
£29.95
3 in stock
Shubb Reversible Guitar Slide in brass While in use, the bronze slide is a hefty, no-compromise tool that features unsurpassed tone and control. When rotated behind the hand (which takes less than a second) it leaves all the fingers free for unencumbered, conventional fretting. It works so well because of the unique 2-piece design: the Delrin "ring" section remains in place on the finger as the br…
Cejilla Flamenca(Capo) Handmade Rosewood Cejilla Flamenca(Capo) Handmade Rosewood
£39.95
33 in stock
Cejilla Flamenca(Capo) Handmade In Spain A traditional, handmade cejilla crafted in gorgeous solid wood and genuine leather! Flamenco guitarists use an accessory called a cejilla in order to raise the pitch of their instrument as this enhances the brightness of the tone. Originally this device was used to enable the musician to match the pitch of the singers but today most performers use a cejilla…

Classical & Flamenco Guitar Capos

A Capo is a simple device which clamps onto the neck of your instrument in any position you choose to shorten the playable length of the strings. The pitch of the guitar is altered by half a step for each fret. Playing with a capo affects only the notes of the open strings. All other frets remain the same. However, the use of the capo can affect the tone of the guitar, creating a brighter sound.

The term is a shortened version of capotasto which is Italian for head of the fretboard. Capos are used extensively in the playing of Flamenco and traditional folk music and less frequently in classical and jazz performance. That said, you will find specialist Classical guitar capos as well as those for Flamenco guitar. The capo is a simple way to alter the key of a song to suit a vocalist without having to transpose the chords and can also make some complex arrangements easier to play.

When two or more guitarists are performing together the use of a capo can create a more interesting sound and some striking effects. A partial capo can be employed to barre just some of the strings of the instrument in order to create many tonal variations without having to retune the instrument. A capo is certainly a useful accessory for any Classical or Flamenco guitarist and opens up many new possibilities.

Our Range of Flamenco & Classical Guitar Capos

At London Guitar Studio we have a comprehensive range of Flamenco and Classical guitar capos that we have carefully chosen from the Aroma, Shubb, Dunlop and Planet Waves collections. Our range includes capos for steel strings and partial capos with each quality piece being favourably priced. If you have any questions about our capos then please do call into the London Guitar Studio or contact our expert team for the advice you need. We are always happy to help!

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