TheAmerican Acoustasonic Telecaster®embodies the spirit of purposeful innovation that Fender was built on. From acoustic shape-shifting to electric rhythm tones, this powerful guitar uses a revolutionary Fender and Fishman®-designed Acoustic Engine to deliver new sonic expression from the studio to the stage.Elegantly simple, the Acoustasonic Telecaster was designed to inspire – mixing future technology with organic feel and playability as a way to connect artists to their music. The fully hollow body features an integrated forearm contour and our patent-pending Stringed Instrument Resonance System (SIRS) – designed to deliver a naturally loud voice with lively harmonics. A smooth-playing mahogany neck and open-pore satin finish make this cutting-edge guitar comfortable and easy to play. On stage the Acoustasonic Telecaster eliminates many of the challenges associated with playing an acoustic guitar live by cutting out feedback, and making it easy to access the sounds you need without switching instruments. The Acoustasonic Telecaster is powered by the Fender and Fishman®-designed Acoustic Engine –proprietary blend of classic analog and future technologies that optimize the guitar’s natural sound, and then modify the resonance to deliver a curated collection of voices. These acoustic and electric voices can be played solo, or blended via the Mod Knob to create new sounds. They can also be used simultaneously, courtesy of the Fender Acoustasonic Noiseless™ magnetic pickup. Handcrafted in Corona, California, at the same factory that makes Fender’s iconic electric instruments, the Acoustasonic Telecaster represents the next era in Fender craftsmanship and innovation – designed for fearless artists who want an inspiring instrument with limitless new sounds and a great Fender feel.
The Acoustasonic Telecaster offers five discreet voice pairs - a curated collection of acoustic and electric voices that can be played solo or blended via the Mod Knob to create infinite combinations. Position 5 is with the voice selector closest to the neck; Position 1 is furthest away. The 'A' voice is with the Mod Knob fully counter-clockwise; the 'B' voice is fully clockwise.
Position 5: Core Acoustics
A: Sitka Spruce/Rosewood Dreadnought Deep bass meets strident trebles for a traditional acoustic voice. Great for big bold strumming.
B: Alpine Spruce/Rosewood Auditorium Tighter and brighter for a more modern/pop sound and a detailed mid-range perfect for strumming or fingerstyle.
Position 4: Alternative Acoustics
A: Engelmann Spruce/Maple Small-Body Intimate, parlor-inspired voice that's articulate and bright, best for delicate playing.
B: Sitka Spruce/Mahogany Dreadnought Full midrange with a deep bass voice that works well for rootsy strumming or fingerstyle.
Position 3: Percussion & Enhanced Harmonics
A: Sitka Spruce/Brazilian Rosewood Dreadnought Rich and earthy with complex overtones.
B: Adds body pickup to the above voice (up to a predetermined maximumblend) All of the above plus a percussive top and enhanced harmonics that pop.
Position 2: Acoustics & Electric Blend
A: Sitka Spruce/Mahogany Dreadnought Full-bodied, no nonsense acoustic that's earthy and articulate with a wide dynamic range.
B: Blends electric pickup to the above voice (predetermined semi-clean voice) A rich acoustic rhythm sound meets Fender's electric tone - when you really want to drive the band.
Position 1: Electric
A: Fender Electric Clean You won't believe your acoustic guitar can do this.
B: Fender Electric Fat/Semi-Clean You really won't believe your acoustic guitar can do this.
Series: American Acoustasonic Body Shape: Modified Telecaster® Body Top: Solid A Sitka Spruce Back and Sides: Mahogany, Mahogany Body Finish: Satin Urethane Bracing: Transverse Rosette: 2-ring B/W/B Neck: Mahogany, Modern “Deep C” Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Fingerboard: Ebony, 12” (241 mm) Frets: 22, Narrow Tall Position Inlays: Dot Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech® TUSQ®, 1.6875” (42.86 mm) Truss Rod: Bi-Flex™ Tuning Machines: Fender® Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered Scale Length: 25.5” (648 mm) Bridge: Modern Asymmetrical Pickguard: Clear (optional) Special Electronics: 3-pickup configuration: Under-Saddle Piezo/Internal Body Sensor/ N4 Magnetic Controls: Master Volume, “Mod” Knob, 5-Way Switch Hardware Finish: Chrome Strings: Fender® Dura-Tone® 880L (.011-.052 Gauge) Included:1225 Deluxe Gig Bag
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