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Duo-Sonic™ HS

Model #: 0144023563
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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

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.

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
    Pau Ferro
  • 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
    White Dots
  • 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
    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)
  • Legal Notice
    WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Accessories
  • Case/Gig Bag
    Optional Gig Bag (p/n 099-1513-106)
  • Included Accessories
    None
  • Recommended Case
    099-1513-106 Urban Short Scale Guitar Gig Bag
 
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