Craving a distinct Fender tone with an appearance to match? The Fender FA-345CE offers a superb all purpose auditorium cutaway, comfortable playability, and built-in electronics - perfect for both new and seasoned players.
A laminate flame maple and lacewood construction not only offer a striking visual, but produces a bright, balanced, and well-defined tone. Additionally, the auditorium cutaway body allows you to play a wide variety of genres and techniques with a dynamic and versatile response.
With easy access to upper frets and a modern Fender headstock and viking bridge, the FA-345CE provides you with easier playability. Lastly, built-in Fishman electronics allow easy plug-in and play with the added convenience of an on-board tuner.
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The Fender FA-345CE features a visually striking laminated flame maple top, which delivers a bright attack with plenty of bite. Its flame maple top also sings bright highs and a strong upper mid-range, perfect for a wide range of genres and playing styles. Furthermore, its stunning laminated top is paired with laminated lacewood back and sides which produce a nice treble response and smooth sustain. Its laminated lacewood body also delivers a good crisp tonality with great harmonics. Although the wood is laminated, it is still able to produce a sonically pleasing tone and is much less susceptible to warping over time.
Constructed from nato, the Fender's neck offers a quick and dynamic response, perfect for a wide variety of playing styles. Nato's tone is warm and resonant, adding a pleasing mellow tonality to the guitar's bright, crisp sound. Furthermore, the neck is topped with a laurel fingerboard, adding a lively and vibrant tone to the guitar's overall sound. The fingerboard is also sprinkled with pearloid keystone inlays, offering an elegant touch to the guitar's authentic vibe.
The Fender FA-345CE features an auditorium cutaway body, offering a comfortable playing experience due to its more compact size and cutaway profile. The guitar's nipped in waist makes the Fender FA-345CE comfortable to sit with for long periods of time whilst its cutaway profile provides easy access to upper frets. Furthermore, the auditorium body provides a great all-purpose electro acoustic guitar. This is due to its size and shape that allow the guitar to accommodate numerous playing styles, from lighter folk-inspired fingerpicking techniques, to heavier, more aggressive strumming patterns. The Fender's overall presence will also track beautifully well in a studio mix or on-stage, as well as being ideal for composing with. Overall, the FA-345CE is a great instrument for new and seasoned players craving a versatile sound that is able to cover a variety of playing styles.
Equipped with Fishman electronics, you can take the FA-345CE to the stage, rehearsal room, or studio with ease - simply plug-in and play. The preamp features a convenient tuning system that works whether you are performing acoustically or amplified, offering precise, quick, and easy tuning on the go. Additionally, the Fishman preamp also features controls for volume, bass, and treble. This allows you to tweak your amplified tone with ease and enhance the sound with added bass or treble.