Ovation Elite Cutaway Acoustic Electric Mandolin Distressed Koa with Case

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Ovation mandolins take more than a half-century of esteemed craftsmanship and inspiring design to an unexpected platform, with features that speak to our spirited and forward-thinking philosophies. In the same vein as our unique and resonant guitars, Ovation mandolins offer highly developed design features such as dutifully constructed bracing and choice tone woods, giving you that signature Ovation power and projection no matter your stage. Includes case.

The Ovation Acoustic-Electric Mandolin with Case is designed from the ground up as an acoustic/electric instrument. It features a hand-selected solid-spruce top with lightweight, Mando-Quintad bracing designed to enhance punch and projection.

Ovation's pioneering multi-soundhole design enhances string vibration and sustain by improving soundboard efficiency. With its roundback composite body, the Ovation Mandolin offers more acoustic volume and cutting power than expensive flatback models.

The instrument's upper-bout soundholes are inlaid with exotic hardwoods, and a cutaway offers full access to the sleek, satin finished maple neck and ebony fretboard. A custom high-output pickup and special version of the OP-24+ preamp give the Ovation Mandolin unparalleled amplified tone.

Offering whisper-quiet audio circuitry with very low distortion, the OP-24+ features 3-band EQ with a bypass switch, a Mid-Shift control for selecting a midrange center frequency of either 400 Hz or 1 kHz, a Pre-Shape circuit for boosting bass and treble response while cutting rumble-prone frequencies below 40 Hz, and a battery status light. To provide complete control over the high-output preamp signal, the OP-24+ has a custom-taper volume slider. Includes case.

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Phone:  800-552-4681 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime, excluding electonics and plating

Product Specifications

Product Specifications
Ovation Elite Cutaway Acoustic Electric Mandolin Distressed Specifications
  • Shape: Mandolin Cutaway
  • Bracing: Mando Quintad
  • Back: Ovation Lyrachord Mandolin Bowl
  • Top Finish: Distressed Sunburst
  • Epaulette: Multi-Hole Only
  • Body Top: AA Solid Spruce
  • Body Binding: Herringbone
  • String Gauges: Plain Steel .011/.011, 015/.015, Phosphor Bronze Wound .026/.026, .040/.040
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck: Hard rock Maple
  • Neck Finish: Satin Natural
  • Frets: 21 fully accessible frets
  • Position Inlays: Pearloid Dots
  • Scale: 13 7/8 inches
  • Nut Material: ABS, 1 3/16 inches
  • Electronics: OP-24+ Tthe OP-24+ features 3-band EQ with a bypass switch, a Mid-Shift control for selecting a midrange center frequency of either 400 Hz or 1 kHz, a Pre-Shape circuit for boosting bass and treble response while cutting rumble-prone frequencies below 40 Hz, and a battery status light. To provide complete control over the high-output preamp signal, the OP-24+ has a custom-taper volume slider.
  • Pickup: Ovation high output
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Tuners: Die-Cast Sealed  
  • Machines: Ovation Tuners
  • Hardware Finish: Gold
  • Case: Included

Customer Reviews

Brandolin Submitted: 9/28/2018
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Was hoping for higher quality
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The guts seem pretty cheap.
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Tim Submitted: 12/13/2016
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I own one and love it!
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If you need to play plugged-in THIS IS YOUR MANDOLIN!!!! I played a Fender A-style for several years but needed something I could plug in to kill the feedback and finally hear myself on stage with a full band! This mandolin has some great on-board electronics which produces a great, full sound. It's also very sturdy and takes the bumps of the road well. The only thing I don't like is the way they "hang" the battery inside. That set-up is awkward and mine kept coming lose. All you need is some velcro tape to fix that. Overall high marks!
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