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Fender California Series Newporter Player Walnut Fingerboard Ice Blue Satin

Fishman preamp-equipped for unbeatable diversity



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    Product Description

    Forming part of the diverse California Series Acoustic range, the Newporter Player is an affordable, stylish offering straight out of Orange County, CA.

    Unique Design

    The medium-sized body leads to a powerful, detailed sound that's supremely well-balanced. It features a gloss metallic solid spruce top, paired with a mahogany back and sides. A lightweight mahogany neck - with a slim-taper C-shaped profile - ensures that it sits comfortably in your hand and is incredibly easy to play. This is augmented with a walnut fingerboard, contributing further to the guitars interesting tone. You'll be able to move smoothly and accurately along it. 

    A Newporter Player is the ideal accompaniment to any singer - especially in an intimate live setting. The guitar is literally built from the ground up for performing. 

    Innovative Additions 

    Excellent attention to detail extends to every other component as well. Bracing has been enhanced, benefitting resonance, while leading to a smaller mass. An improved Graph Tech NuBone nut and saddle compliments this, with a noticeable amount of sustain now present. 

    Finally, a Fishman preamp system ensures you can plug in and play - maintaining a sound that stays true to the guitars natural voice.



    • Shape: Newporter
    • Body Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
    • Back and Sides: Mahogany
    • Body Finish: Gloss Poly
    • Rosette: 2-ring B/W/B


    • Neck: Mahogany
    • Neck Finish: Satin
    • Fingerboard: Walnut, 15.75” (400 mm)
    • Frets: 20
    • Position Inlays: Dot
    • Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech NuBone, 1.69” (43 mm)
    • Tuning Machines: Sealed Nickel
    • Scale Length: 25.6” (650 mm)


    • Bridge: Modern Viking
    • Pickguard: 3-Ply Gold
    • Hardware Finish: Nickel
    • Strings: Fender Dura-Tone Coated 80/20 Bronze (.012-.052 Gauge)
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    Customer Reviews


    3 reviews





    Miss Alicia Gomez21st Feb 2022

    The acoustic guitar is really nice sound body shape of the fretboard and moving around the fretboard I gave it a 4 out of 5 because I found the tensions on the strings way too tight to what I’m use too

    Value 5Looks 5Sound 4

    Trusted Customer8th Mar 2021

    The fender player newporter (mine is ice blue) is beautiful aesthetically and has a beautiful sound to match. It has a built in tuner, but stays in tune really well.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Claire Portogallo3rd Jan 2021

    I don’t know much about guitars but my daughter says the sound is amazing

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

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