Duo-Sonic™ HS

Model #: 0144020506

  • Color
    Black
  • Fingerboard Material
    Rosewood
$524.99
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Size Matters Not

A modernized version of a student-turned-classic instrument originally released in 1956, the Duo-Sonic HS model’s compact form belies its giant-sized sound. It’s the ideal companion for adventurous players who aren’t afraid to buck the norm and shatter expectations.

Features
  • 24” scale length; “C”-shaped maple neck
  • One Duo-Sonic single-coil neck pickup; one Duo-Sonic humbucking bridge pickup with coil-split capability
  • 9.5”-radius maple fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets
  • Six-saddle string-through-body hardtail Strat® bridge with bent steel saddles
  • Master Volume and Tone controls; three-way pickup switch
Introducing the

Duo-Sonic™ HS

  • Highlights

    24" SCALE LENGTH
    24" SCALE LENGTH

    This classic shorter scale was originally offered during the 1960s on Fender classics such as the Jaguar and Mustang guitars. The 24" scale remains an authentic Fender design element still offered today.

    DUO-SONIC PICKUPS
    DUO-SONIC PICKUPS

    Clear and punchy-sounding, thanks to their vintage-spec output, Duo-Sonic single-coil and humbucking pickups add a unique character to the guitar’s voice. The instrument’s pure Fender tone shines through with enhanced upper harmonics and an articulate midrange that easily cuts through a mix.

    MODERN "C"-SHAPED NECK
    MODERN "C"-SHAPED NECK

    This instrument features a modern neck designed for comfort and performance, with a contemporary “C”-shaped profile (the shape of the neck in cross section), 9.5” fingerboard radius and medium jumbo frets—ideal for those who play with the thumb on the back or side of the neck.

    SPECIAL ELECTRONICS
    SPECIAL ELECTRONICS

    The Duo-Sonic features a three-way toggle pickup switch, giving you either the bridge or neck pickup alone, or both. The push/pull tone control knob selects just the bridge coil of the Duo-Sonic humbucking bridge pickup, unlocking a variety of tones.

    SIX-SADDLE STRING-THROUGH-BODY HARDTAIL BRIDGE
    SIX-SADDLE STRING-THROUGH-BODY HARDTAIL BRIDGE

    This model features a hardtail six-saddle bridge for solid tuning stability, precise intonation and increased sustain. The string-through-body design enhances string-to-body vibration transfer for added sustain.

    ENGRAVED NECK PLATE
    ENGRAVED NECK PLATE

    This Duo-Sonic model features a special neck plate engraved with a Fender “F” logo—a classic design element for Fender instruments.

  • Specs

    Body
    • Body Material
      Alder
    • Body Finish
      Gloss Polyester
    • Body Shape
      Duo-Sonic™
    Neck
    • Neck Material
      Maple
    • Neck Finish
      Satin Polyurethane
    • Neck Shape
      "C" Shape
    • Scale Length
      24" (610 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material
      Rosewood
    • Fingerboard Radius
      9.5" (241 mm)
    • Number of Frets
      22
    • Fret Size
      Medium Jumbo
    • Nut Material
      Synthetic Bone
    • Nut Width
      1.650" (42 mm)
    • Position Inlays
      Aged White Dot
    • Truss Rod
      Standard
    Electronics
    • Bridge Pickup
      Duo-Sonic™ Humbucking
    • Neck Pickup
      Duo-Sonic™ Single-coil
    • Controls
      Master Volume, Master Tone (with Push/Pull Coil Select Feature)
    • Switching
      3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    • Configuration
      HS
    Hardware
    • Bridge
      6-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Strat Hardtail with Bent Steel Saddles
    • Hardware Finish
      Nickel/Chrome
    • Tuning Machines
      Fender Standard Cast/Sealed
    • Pickguard
      3-Ply Mint Green
    • Control Knobs
      Knurled Flat-Top
    • Switch Tip
      Chrome
    • Neck Plate
      4-Bolt
    Miscellaneous
    • Strings
      Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
    Accessories
    • Case/Gig Bag
      Optional Gig Bag (p/n 0991513106) Available
    • Included Accessories
      None
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