3 Ocak 2012 Salı

Fender Announced New Select Series

Fender Announced a new series of electric and bass guitars called "Select Series". The motto of the company is "SELECT INSTRUMENTS for SELECT INDIVIDUALS"



There are two Strat, three Tele and two bass guitar models in Select Series as;

The Fender Select Stratocaster
The Fender Select Stratocaster HSS
The Fender Select Carved Koa Top Telecaster
The Fender Select Telecaster
The Fender Select Carved Maple Top Telecaster





Official info from Fender says;



Select instruments for select individuals. Introducing Fender Select series guitars and basses-true players’ instruments that put more than six decades of Fender experience and expertise on outstandingly appointed display and bring a wealth of high-end features and elegant design options to discerning musicians everywhere. With choice tone woods, figured tops, strikingly beautiful finishes, figured and quartersawn maple necks with compound-radius fretboards, specially voiced Fender Select pickups that deliver masterful tone, and other first-rate features, the U.S.-made Select Series puts Fender’s top-line best in capable hands-yours.



The Fender Select Stratocaster is the sonic embodiment of tone-machine elegance, featuring a stunning Dark Cherry Burst gloss-lacquer finish and natural binding on a sleek flame maple-top body. Its modern “C” shaped flame maple neck has a comfortable contoured heel, Bi-Flex™ truss rod system for rock-solid stability, a satin lacquer back finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The smooth-playing compound radius flame maple fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 22 medium jumbo frets, stylish black pearloid position inlays and gloss lacquer finish. Pure and singing signature sound comes from new Fender Select Stratocaster single-coil neck, middle and bridge pickups with five-way switching and a no-load tone control that delivers the natural uncolored sound of the bridge pickup when dimed.


Body Material:Alder with Flame Maple Top
Body Shape:Stratocaster®
Neck Shape:Modern "C" Shape
Number of Frets:22
Fret Size:Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays:Black Pearloid
Fingerboard Radius:9.5" (24.1 cm)
Fretboard:Flame Maple
Neck Material:Flame Maple
Neck Finish:Satin Lacquer on back, Gloss Lacquer on front
Nut Width:1.685" (42.8 mm)
Scale Length:25.5" (64.8 cm)
Neck Plate:4-Bolt Neck Plate with Micro-Tilt™
Truss Rods:Bi-Flex™ Truss Rod System
Truss Rod Nut:1/8" American Series Nut

Pickup Configuration:S/S/S
Bridge Pickup:Fender® Select Single Coil Pickup (Bridge)
Middle Pickup:Fender® Select Single Coil Pickup (Middle)
Neck Pickup:Fender® Select Single Coil Pickup (Neck)
Pickup 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
Special Electronics:No-Load Tone Control
Controls:Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. No-Load Tone Control (Middle and Bridge Pickups)

Hardware Finish:Nickel/Chrome
Bridge:2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Vintage Style Bent Steel Saddles
String Nut:Synthetic Bone
Strings:Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
Unique Features:Natural Binding, Contoured Heel Fender, Fender Select Medallion






The Fender Select Stratocaster HSS takes the refined elegance of its triple-single-coil brother and amps it up through the roof with the extra power of a humbucking bridge pickup. Features include a striking Antique Burst gloss-lacquer finish and natural binding on a sleek flame maple-top body. Its modern “C” shaped birdseye maple neck has a comfortable contoured heel, Bi-Flex™ truss rod system for rock-solid stability, a satin lacquer finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The smooth-playing compound radius rosewood fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 22 medium jumbo frets and stylish white pearloid position inlays. Full-throated sound roars from the Fender Select Stratocaster humbucking bridge pickup, with singing tone from new Fender Select Stratocaster single-coil neck and middle pickups-all combined with five-way switching and a no-load tone control that delivers the natural uncolored sound of the humbucking bridge pickup when dimed.


Model Name:Fender® Select Stratocaster® HSS
Series:Fender® Select
Color: Antique Burst
Body Material:Alder with Flame Maple Top
Body Shape:Stratocaster®

Neck Shape:Modern "C" Shape
Number of Frets:22
Fret Size:Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays:White Pearloid Dot Position Inlays
Fingerboard Radius:9.5"-14" Compound Radius (24.1 cm-35.56 cm)
Fretboard:Rosewood
Neck Material:Birdseye Maple
Neck Finish:Satin Lacquer on Back, Gloss Lacquer on Headstock Front with Buffed Fingerboard
Nut Width:1.685" (42.8 mm)
Scale Length:25.5" (64.8 cm)
Neck Plate:4-Bolt Neck Plate with Micro-Tilt™
Truss Rods:Bi-Flex™ Truss Rod System
Truss Rod Nut:1/8" American Series Nut

Pickup Configuration:H/S/S
Bridge Pickup:Fender® Select Humbucking Pickup (Bridge)
Middle Pickup:Fender® Select Single Coil Pickup (Middle)
Neck Pickup: Fender® Select Single Coil Pickup (Neck)
Pickup Switching:5-Position Blade: Postion 1. Bridge Humbucking Pickup; Position 2. Middle Pickup and Bridge Humbucking Pickup; Position 3. Middle Pickup; Position 4. Neck and Middle Pickup; Position 5. Neck Pickup
Special Electronics:No-Load Tone Control
Controls:Master Volume (with S-1™ Switch), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. No-Load Tone Control (Middle and Bridge Pickups)

Hardware Finish:Nickel/Chrome
Bridge:2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Vintage Style Bent Steel Saddles
String Nut:Synthetic Bone

Strings:Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
Unique Features:Natural Binding, Contoured Heel Fender, Select Medallion





The Fender Select Carved Koa Top Telecaster is a finely crafted, artfully captivating and sonically potent take on our first legendary guitar model, with a stunning Sienna Edge Burst gloss-lacquer finish on a lightweight empress body with a carved koa top. Its modern “C” shaped flame maple neck has a Bi-Flex™ truss rod system for rock-solid stability, a satin lacquer back finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The smooth-playing compound radius rosewood fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 22 medium jumbo frets, stylish white pearloid position inlays and a gloss lacquer finish. Crisp, clear signature sound comes from Fender Select Telecaster single-coil neck and bridge pickups with three-way switching and a no-load tone control that delivers the natural uncolored sound of the bridge pickup when dimed.



The Fender Select Telecaster elevates our very first legendary guitar model to the epitome of elegant style and formidable sonic substance, with a stunning Violin Burst gloss-lacquer finish and natural binding on a resonant honeycomb-chambered ash body with a solid flame maple top. Its modern “C” shaped birdseye maple neck has a comfortable contoured heel, Bi-Flex™ truss rod system for rock-solid stability, a satin lacquer back finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The smooth-playing compound radius birdseye maple fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 22 medium jumbo frets, stylish black pearloid position inlays and a gloss lacquer finish. Crisp, clear signature sound comes from new Fender Select Telecaster single-coil neck and bridge pickups with three-way switching and a no-load tone control that delivers the natural uncolored sound of the bridge pickup when dimed.







The Fender Select Carved Maple Top Telecaster is an elegantly crafted and sonically superior take on our first legendary guitar model, with a stunning Amber gloss-lacquer finish on a lightweight empress body with a carved flame maple top. Its modern “C” shaped flame maple neck has a Bi-Flex™ truss rod system for rock-solid stability, a satin lacquer finish and rear-headstock “Fender Select” medallion. The smooth-playing compound radius flame maple fretboard (9.5”-14”) has 22 medium jumbo frets and stylish black pearloid position inlays. Crisp, clear signature sound comes from Fender Select Telecaster single-coil neck and bridge pickups with three-way switching and a no-load tone control that delivers the natural uncolored sound of the bridge pickup when dimed.


Other premium features include a three-ply pickguard (parchment-black-parchment), two-point synchronized tremolo bridge with vintage-style bent steel saddles, deluxe staggered cast/sealed locking tuners and nickel-chrome hardware. Custom G&G Fender Select case, strap, cable and polishing cloth included.


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