American Elite Stratocaster
Designed for 21st-century players, the Fender American Elite Stratocaster sports a new compound neck profile designed for comfort and the ultimate playability. A modern “C”-shape at the nut, the rear of the neck morphs along the length of the neck to a modern “D”-shaped profile at the updated neck heel that blends into the asymmetrical neck volute, providing plenty of ergonomic support and comfortably enhanced playing feel.
Over a dozen new innovations are found on the new American Elite Stratocaster, such as fourth-generation noiseless pickups and high-mass, full-sustain saddles, conspire to make the American Elite Stratocaster one of the best modern Strats for the money. Under the hood The American Elite Stratocaster is an entirely new breed of guitar designed for 21st-century players who constantly push the envelope. Each guitar is a true performer with eye-catching style, exceptional feel and versatile sound from the very first moment you plug it in and play.
The new double action truss rod adjustment wheel makes it a snap to adjust the instrument’s neck relief without any special tools.
The S-1 switch activates alternate wiring options for even more tonal variations. Discreetly placed atop the volume control, it engages or disengages at the tap of a finger for on-the-fly adjustments. All these great features will make your new Fender American Elite Stratocaster your favorite guitar.
- Double cutaway electric guitar
- Three all-new fourth generation Noiseless single-coil Stratocaster pickups
- S-1™ switching for even more tonal versatility
- Compound profile neck; redesigned contoured neck heel
- 9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard
- Locking short-post tuning machines; speedy soft-touch control knobs
- Includes redesigned ABS Elite Molded Case with TSA locks
|Number of Strings||6|
|Body Finish||Gloss Polyurethane|
|Neck Shape||Compound, modern “C” to “D”|
|Radius||9.5″-14″ compound profile|
|Fingerboard Inlay||Black dot inlays|
|Number of Frets||22, medium jumbo|
|Nut Material||Synthetic bone|
|Bridge/Tailpiece||Two-point synchronized tremolo bridge with pop-in arm|
|Tuners||Locking short-post tuning machines|
|Neck Pickup||Fourth generation Noiseless single-coil|
|Middle Pickup||Fourth generation Noiseless single-coil|
|Bridge Pickup||Fourth generation Noiseless single-coil|
|Controls||1 x volume (S-1 push switch), 2 x tone, 5-way blade pickup switch|
|Strings||Fender USA NPS, 9-42|
|Case Included||Elite molded hardshell case|