Whether you’re songwriting at home, sitting around a campfire, or playing an acoustic gig, the Fender FA-450CE will give you warm, woody acoustic bass tones at an affordable price.
Body and Neck
The FA-450CE has a jumbo body shape which offers a big, resonant sound that complements the low-end, thumping bass tones The body also has a cutaway for reaching those higher frets. The body itself is made from laminate mahogany with a striking laminate flame maple top that peaks through the sunburst finish.
The neck is made from nato with a “Modern C” shape and a 9.5” fingerboard radius which is comfortable for a wide range playing styles. The fingerboard is made from laurel which has a dark appearance and has a smooth, natural feel.
To ensure you’re heard, the FA-450CE comes with built-in Fishman electronics. The preamp features an onboard tuner, as well as volume, bass, and treble controls for shaping your tone. With the built-in electronics in the FA-450CE, you can take it straight out the box and jump right into performing live or recording.
- Shape: Jumbo Cutaway
- Body Top: Flame Maple
- Back and Sides: Mahogany
- Body Finish: Gloss
- Bracing: Scalloped X
- Rosette: FA “Keystone” design
- Neck: Nato
- Neck Finish: Gloss
- Fingerboard: Laurel, 9.5” (241 mm)
- Frets: 20
- Position Inlays: Keystone Standard
- Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech TUSQ, 1.650” (42 mm)
- Tuning Machines: Open-Back Geared
- Scale Length: 32” (812 mm)
- Bridge: Indian Laurel
- Controls: Volume, Bass, Treble
- Hardware Finish: Chrome
- Strings:Fender® Phosphor Bronze Bass (.045-.100 Gauges)