Ovation Applause Elite AE44IIP-TBKF Acoustic/Electric Guitar (Flame Maple Transparent Black)

OVATION

  • $539.95

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Styled in a transparent black flame finish, Ovation's Applause Elite AE44IIP is an acoustic/electric guitar featuring a single-cutaway mid-depth Lyrachord body with a flame maple veneer top, as well as quarter-sawn, scalloped "X" bracing. If projection on a stage is your primary goal, then this acoustic/electric guitar is more than up for the task: Its rounded-back body, bass-side soundholes, and resonant top facilitate a clear, balanced, and complex tone. A rosewood bridge rounds out the body. Its nato mahogany neck has a 25.25" scale and a 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with a 10" radius, demarcated by abalone dot inlays. A set of die-cast sealed tuners secure the strings at the headstock.

Turn your attention this guitar's built-in electronics, and you'll notice a CE304T preamp with a three-band EQ, a volume control, and an onboard tuner to boot. This preamp works in conjunction with an undersaddle piezo pickup.

Body

  • Shape: Mid-depth cutaway
  • Bracing: Quarter-sawn scalloped "X"
  • Back: Ovation Lyrachord mid-depth cutaway
  • Top Finish: Transparent black flame
  • Epaulet: Multi-soundholes, bass side only
  • Body Top: Flame maple veneer
  • Body Binding: Ivory

Neck

  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 10" / 254mm
  • Neck: Nato mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Satin natural
  • Frets: 20 fully accessible frets (23 for high E string)
  • Position Inlays: Pearloid dots
  • Scale: 25.25" / 641mm
  • Nut Material: ABS, 1.69" / 43mm

Electronics

  • Electronics: Applause by Ovation CE304T with three-band EQ and built-in tuner
  • Pickup: Ovation undersaddle piezo

Hardware

  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Tuners: Die-cast sealed tuners
  • Hardware Finish: Black chrome

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