American Elite Telecaster®

Model #: 0114210700

  • Color
    3-Color Sunburst
  • Fingerboard Material
    Rosewood
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Supercharged Classic

Packed with a baker's dozen of innovations, the American Elite Telecaster is the original solidbody electric guitar reimagined for modern players who want bleeding-edge performance with timeless visual style. The future of workhorse guitar design, this Tele® 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.

Features
  • Single cutaway electric guitar
  • Two all-new fourth generation Noiseless single-coil Telecaster pickups
  • S-1™ switching switches between parallel and series pickup wiring
  • Compound profile neck; redesigned contoured neck heel
  • 9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard
  • Locking short-post tuning machines
  • Includes redesigned ABS Elite Molded Case with TSA locks
SAMPLE THE REVOLUTIONARY SOUND OF THE

AMERICAN ELITE TELECASTER®

  • Highlights

    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK
    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK

    Designed for 21st-century players, the American Elite Series 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, providing plenty of ergonomic support.

    ALL-NEW 4th GENERATION NOISELESS PICKUPS
    ALL-NEW 4th GENERATION NOISELESS PICKUPS

    With the all-new 4th generation Noiseless pickups, exclusive to the American Elite Series, we’ve achieved the sonic equivalent of cold fusion—authentic vintage-style Fender sound combined with noise-free performance. A quantum leap in pickup technology, these bleeding-edge pickups are the pinnacle of our pickup designs, offering crisp, clear cleans as well as gigantic overdriven tones that are bursting with pure rock power.

    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK HEEL
    ALL-NEW AMERICAN ELITE NECK HEEL

    For improved upper register access and elegantly functional modern style, the American Elite Series' new cutaway neck heel blends into the asymmetrical neck volute for comfortably enhanced playing feel.

    NEW DOUBLE ACTION TRUSS ROD ADJUSTMENT WHEEL
    NEW DOUBLE ACTION TRUSS ROD ADJUSTMENT WHEEL

    The new double action truss rod adjustment wheel makes it a snap to adjust the instrument's neck relief without any special tools.

    LOCKING TUNING MACHINES WITH ALL SHORT POSTS
    LOCKING TUNING MACHINES WITH ALL SHORT POSTS

    Enjoy lightning-fast, easy re-stringing and enhanced playability from the new locking short post tuning machines. Not only do they provide increased break angle at the nut, they also increase tuning stability.

    S-1™ SWITCH
    S-1™ SWITCH

    The S-1 switch on this model activates series or parallel wiring options when using both pickups 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.

  • Specs

    Body
    • Body Material
      Alder
    • Body Finish
      Gloss Polyurethane
    • Body Shape
      Telecaster®
    • Body Binding
      White
    Neck
    • Neck Material
      Maple
    • Neck Finish
      Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
    • Neck Shape
      Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
    • Scale Length
      25.5" (648 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material
      Rosewood
    • Fingerboard Radius
      9.5" to 14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
    • Number of Frets
      22
    • Fret Size
      Medium Jumbo
    • Nut Material
      Synthetic Bone
    • Nut Width
      1.685" (42.8 mm)
    • Position Inlays
      Large Pearloid Dots
    • Truss Rod
      Dual-Action
    • Truss Rod Nut
      Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
    Electronics
    • Bridge Pickup
      New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Neck Pickup
      New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Controls
      Master Volume (with S-1™ Switch) Master No-Load Tone
    • Switching
      3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    • Configuration
      SS
    • Special Electronics
      S-1™ Switch
    Hardware
    • Bridge
      6-Saddle American Tele with Chromed Brass Saddles
    • Hardware Finish
      Chrome
    • Tuning Machines
      Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking
    • Pickguard
      3-Ply Mint Green
    • Control Knobs
      Knurled Flat-Top
    • Switch Tip
      Barrel Style
    • Neck Plate
      4-Bolt Asymmetrical
    Miscellaneous
    • Strings
      Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
    • Legal Notice
      Product Prices, Features, Specifications and Availability Are Subject To Change Without Notice
    Accessories
    • Case/Gig Bag
      Elite Molded Case