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A chillador is a very small guitar-shaped fretted stringed instrument, usually with 10, 12, or 14 metal strings, in paired or tripled courses.It is played in Peru and in some border areas in Bolivia, usually has 5 courses like its cousin, the charango. The sort of music played on chillador it is very much like the music played on charango. The main difference between charango and chillador is that the charango soundbox is made of an armadillo shell while the chillador is just a little guitar.