Fender's all-new American Ultra Stratocaster is a bold and extensive leap forward to Fender's line of electric guitars. Read more.
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Weight: 8.0 lbs 0.0 oz
This is a truly state-of-the-art instrument, and every facet of its design contributes to it being one of the best-playing, best-sounding Fenders yet. Start with the all-new “Modern D” neck profile, which includes rolled fretboard edges, an Ultra Satin neck finish, and a tapered heel.
The new neck shape yields maximum playing comfort so you can play this Stratocaster for hours on end. However, perhaps the most significant feature of the American Ultra is its 10” to 14” compound radius fingerboard. This makes playing at any point on the fretboard effortless, since it gets flatter the higher up you go, for easier bends and accurate soloing in the high register and a more substantial in-hand feel when playing chords closer to the headstock.
A few other playability enhancements of note are deluxe cast/sealed locking tuners (all with short posts) and all-new body contouring. Plus, the guitar’s HSS pickup configuration features two Ultra Noiseless single-coils and the added power of an Ultra Double Tap humbucker. And with S-1 switching that includes a treble bleed circuit, the tonal possibilities of this guitar are virtually endless. The American Ultra Stratocaster offers best-in-class playability and tone, and we’re incredibly excited to finally be able to share it with you.
-Color: Texas Tea
-Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
-Body Shape: Stratocaster
-Neck Material: Maple
-Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
-Neck Shape: Modern "D"
-Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
-Fingerboard Radius: 10" to 14" Compound Radius (254 mm to 355.6 mm)
-Number of Frets: 22
-Frets Size: Medium Jumbo
-String Nut: Bone
-Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
-Position Inlays: Black Pearloid Dots
-Truss Rods: Bi-Flex
-Bridge Pickup: Ultra Double Tap Humbucking
-Middle Pickup: Ultra Noiseless Hot Strat
-Neck Pickup: Ultra Noiseless Hot Strat
-Controls: Master Volume (with S-1 Switch), Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
-Pickup 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
-Pickup Configuration: HSS
-Bridge: 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm
-Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
-Tuning Machines: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts)
-Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum
-Control Knobs: Aged White Soft Touch Knobs
-Strings: Fender USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)