Fender 2016 Limited Edition American Elite Stratocaster Electric Guitar in 2-Color Sunburst w/ Case - 0170800703
Externally the Limited Edition American Elite Stratocaster 2-Color Sunburst has Fender’s timeless style, but under the hood it’s an entirely new breed of guitar designed for 21st-century players who constantly push the envelope. With over a dozen new innovations, each guitar is a true performer with eye-catching style, exceptional feel and versatile sound from the very first moment you plug it in and play. The latest version of our high performance series, this limited edition sports an astounding flame maple top, highly figured maple neck, aged white pearl pickguard and special 2-Color Sunburst finish. Includes a “Limited Edition” neck plate.
- Flame maple top; highly figured maple neck
- Three all-new 4th-generation Noiseless™ single-coil Stratocaster pickups
- S-1™ switching for even more tonal versatility
- Compound profile neck; redesigned contoured neck heel
- 9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard
- Locking short-post tuning machines; speedy soft-touch control knobs
- Includes redesigned ABS Elite Molded Case with TSA locks and “Limited Edition” neck plate
FLAME MAPLE TOP
This instrument features the notably elegant high-end design element of a gorgeous flame maple top.
The eye-catchingly figured neck on this Stratocaster is an elegant appointment that’s sure to draw appreciative gazes, especially when under the spotlights.
An elegant pearloid pickguard adds to the lustrous look of this Limited Edition American Elite Stratocaster, contrasting with the flame maple top for sultry appeal.
ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK AND NECK HEEL
Designed for 21st-century players, the American Elite Series sports a new compound neck profile designed for comfort and the ultimate playability. A modern “C”-shape at the nut, the rear of the neck morphs along the length of the neck to a modern “D”-shaped profile at the updated neck heel that blends into the asymmetrical neck volute, providing plenty of ergonomic support and comfortably enhanced playing feel.
ALL-NEW 4th GENERATION NOISELESS PICKUPS
With the all-new 4th generation Noiseless pickups, exclusive to the American Elite Series, we’ve achieved the sonic equivalent of cold fusion—authentic vintage-style Fender sound combined with noise-free performance. A quantum leap in pickup technology, these bleeding-edge pickups are the pinnacle of our pickup designs, offering crisp, clear cleans as well as gigantic overdriven tones that are bursting with pure rock power.
LIMITED EDITION NECK PLATE
As a special appointment, this guitar features an engraved 'Limited Edition' neck plate marking it as a special instrument. These are only available in very limited quantities and are destined to become truly sought-after collectibles.
- Body Material: Alder with Flame Maple Top
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
- Body Shape: Stratocaster®
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Back with Gloss Headstock Face
- Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
- Number of Frets: 22
- Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
- Nut Material: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
- Position Inlays: Large Pearloid Dots
- Truss Rod: Dual-Action
- Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
- Bridge Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
- Middle Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
- Neck Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
- Controls: S-1™ Volume, Tone, Tone
- Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
- Configuration: SSS
- Bridge: 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Tuning Machines: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts)
- Pickguard: 4-Ply Aged White Pearloid
- Control Knobs: Aged White Soft Touch Knobs
- Switch Tip: Aged White
- Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Asymmetrical
- Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
- Case/Gig Bag: Elite Molded Case
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