Low noise, high output and incredible response and sustain. Color designation is as follows: Gold: Crisp top end and vintage glassy bell-like tones. Used on the Eric Clapton Stratocaster. Silver: Higher output, more midrange "Fat Strat" tone. Blue: Warmer, higher output 1950s humbucker sound. Red: Extreme output. Hot humbucker sound.
Founded in 1946, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation has been an American icon for over 50 years. In that time, Fender’s contribution to the evolving sound of contemporary music has been global and continuous. By introducing the first commercially viable solidbody electric guitar, the first electric bass and countless classic amplifiers, Fender musical instruments have left their mark on jazz, blues, country, rock and many other styles of popular music.