American Elite Stratocaster®

Model #: 0114000736

  • Color
    Sky Burst Metallic
  • Fingerboard Material
    Rosewood
$1,949.99
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Trailblazing Design

Externally the American Elite Stratocaster has Fender’s timeless style, but under the hood it’s an entirely new breed of guitar designed for 21st-century players who constantly push the envelope. With over a dozen new innovations, 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.

Features
  • 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
EXPERIENCE THE BLEEDING-EDGE PERFORMANCE OF THE

AMERICAN ELITE STRATOCASTER®

  • Highlights

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

    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 that blends into the asymmetrical neck volute, providing plenty of ergonomic support and comfortably enhanced playing feel.

    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.

    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.

    S-1™ SWITCH
    S-1™ SWITCH

    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.

    NEW SOFT TOUCH KNOBS
    NEW SOFT TOUCH KNOBS

    These easy-grip knobs make on-the-fly volume and tone adjustments a breeze.

    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.

  • Specs

    Body
    • Body Material
      Alder
    • Body Finish
      Gloss Polyurethane
    • Body Shape
      Stratocaster®
    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
      2-Way Adjustable
    • Truss Rod Nut
      Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
    Electronics
    • Bridge Pickup
      New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Middle Pickup
      New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Neck Pickup
      New 4th Generation Noiseless
    • Controls
      Master Volume (with S-1™ switch), Tone 1 (Neck Pickup), Tone 2 (Middle and Bridge Pickups; No-Load™ Tone control)
    • Switching
      5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
    • Configuration
      SSS
    Hardware
    • Bridge
      2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm
    • Hardware Finish
      Chrome
    • Tuning Machines
      Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking (all short posts)
    • Pickguard
      3-Ply Mint Green
    • Control Knobs
      Aged White Soft Touch Knobs
    • Switch Tip
      Aged White
    • 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
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