Fender American Elite Telecaster Ebony Board Electric Guitar with Case

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Reimagined for modern players, the American Elite Telecaster's guitar’s stunning style, easy playing feel and flexible sound that meets any musical need, was made to tear it up on stage or in the studio. Packed with a baker’s dozen of innovations, the American Elite Telecaster is the original solid body electric guitar for players who want bleeding-edge performance and timeless visual style.

Fender American Elite Telecaster Guitar Unique Features

  • Dual Action Truss Rod System with Heel Mounted Spoke-Wheel Adjustment
  • Large White Pearloid or Large Black Pearloid Dot Position Inlays
  • Knurled Flattop Control Knobs
  • Top of Body is Bound 
  • Belly Cut on the Back of the Body
  • Highly Detailed Fret and Nut Work
  • Rolled Fretboard Edges
Featured on all American Elite instruments, the new fourth generation Noiseless pickups are only available in this series, and represent a quantum leap in pickup design. Combining authentic, vintage-style sound with effectively noise-free performance, these are the pinnacle of Fender’s noiseless pickup designs, generating sparkling cleans and fat, overdriven tones that scream with pure rock ‘n’ roll power. Engineered for fast playing and effortless position changes, the compound profile neck with a 9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard is ideal for all playing styles. A modern “C”-shape at the nut, the profile morphs along the length of the neck to a modern “D”-shaped profile at the updated neck heel, providing plenty of comfortable support for fret hand antics. New locking short-post tuning machines provide increased break angle at the synthetic bone nut for buzz-free performance. The truss rod wheel is positioned at the butt end of the neck for easy accessibility when adjusting neck relief.

Fender is renowned for head-turning style, and this guitar is no different—from the refined ergonomic rear contour that hugs the player’s body to the black chrome headstock logo and large pearloid fret markers this instrument will dazzle the audience with elegant style. The American Elite Telecaster is a bold new addition to the Fender family tree, a top-notch performer that can handle whatever music you might you throw at it. Includes a redesigned Elite Molded Case with TSA locks to provide increased protection for your cherished instrument.

Product Specifications
Fender American Elite Telecaster Ebony Board Guitar with Case
  • Model Name: American Elite Telecaster
  • Series: American Elite Series
  • Body: Alder, Ash on (750) 
  • Neck: Maple, Compound Back Shape, Modern “C” to “D” Shape, (Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face) 
  • Fingerboard: Ebony 
  • Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo Frets
  • Scale Length: 25.5” (648 mm)
  • Nut: Bone, 1.6875” (43 mm)
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Machine Heads: Fender Deluxe Locking Short Shaft Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
  • Bridge: American Tele with 6 Chromed Brass Saddles
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green on (700), (774) 4-Ply Aged White Pearloid (731), 4-Ply Tortoiseshell on (708) 3-Ply Black/White/Black on (710), 1-Thick Ply Black (750)
  • Pickups: 4th Generation Noiseless Tele Pickups (Neck and Bridge)
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade and 2-Position Push/Push S-1;
    • S-1 Switch Up:
      • Position 1. Bridge Pickup
      • Position 2. Bridge Pickup in Parallel with Neck Pickup
      • Position 3. Neck Pickup
    • S-1 Switch Down:
      • Position 1. Bridge Pickup
      • Position 2. Bridge Pickup in Series with Neck Pickup
      • Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Controls: Master Volume (with S-1TM Switch), Master No-Load Tone Control
  • Strings: Fender USA, Nickel Plated Steel (.009, .011, .016, .024w, .032, .042)
  • Case: Elite Molded Case
  • Unique Features: Dual Action Truss Rod System with Heel Mounted Spoke-Wheel Adjustment, Large White Pearloid or Large Black Pearloid Dot Position Inlays, Knurled Flattop Control Knobs, Top of Body is Bound, Belly Cut on the Back of the Body, Highly Detailed Fret and Nut Work, Rolled Fretboard Edges
  • Source: U.S.
  • Accessories: Case
Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  (800) 856-9801 Warranty:  Custom Shop: Limited 2 Years; Stringed Instruments: Limited 2 Years; Electronic Products: Limited 2 Years; Fortis: 5 Year Limited, Transferable; Accessories: 1 Year Limited; IEM: Limited 1 Year; Vacuum Tubes: 90 Days
Richard Porrazzo Submitted: 9/10/2018
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These are nice if you can afford one
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Very different playing and sounding than my American pro and Am. Standard. I like it though, and 12 pay made it accessible. I would say try one out and see.
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Eric Alvarado Submitted: 8/9/2018
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Unbelievable tone!!
What is your opinion of this product?
I use this Tele in my R&B/Dance cover band and it has not disappointed. I receive regular compliments from the audience and band members of its sound/tone from recordings and live gigs! It can also cover Jazz and Rock songs so I only need one guitar for the entire gig! And the looks...the metallic black finish and rosewood fret board are a beautiful combination! The pickup system is so versatile that I can dial-up almost any sound that's needed. The workmanship is top notch as I have not encountered any hardware or technical issues. I've had it for 8 months but I'm still discovering new tones to cover so many different genres or textures. Lastly, it's so easy to play and get the sounds that I hear in my head...can't do much about the "voices"...but the tones are so beautiful! B-bye Strat and PRS CE24...get back in the closet.
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