Squier's best-selling Affinity Series serves as a superb gateway into the Fender family. Perfect for beginners seeking a great-quality guitar from the get-go — with easy playability, legendary tone and timeless style — Squier's affordable Affinity instruments are also made to suit home hobbyists and seasoned pros looking for their next inspiring sound.
The Squier Affinity Stratocaster is an obvious choice for today’s aspiring guitar hero. Boasting several player-friendly features, such as a thin Poplar body and a lean “C”-shaped Maple neck, the Affinity Strat's flexible trio of single-coil pickups is arguably its most appealing attribute — providing vibrant, jangly tones ideal for classic rock and contemporary pop!
- Poplar Body — Lightweight material with a balanced sound.
- Bolt-On Construction — Produces a snappy note response for an immediate playing experience.
- "C"-Shaped Neck — Slim profile ensures comfortable playability.
- Satin Neck Finish — Non-sticky and smooth so that you can play fast!
- Medium Jumbo Frets — Offer a controllable feel for wide vibrato and pitch-perfect string bends.
- Gloss-Finished Headstock — Gives a fresh look, with updated logos reminiscent of classic Fender instruments.
- SSS Pickup Configuration — Three single-coil pickups make this instrument adaptable for various musical genres, with a 5-way switch letting you attain unique tonal combinations!
- 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo — Modern design provides a smooth vibrato arm action and improves intonation.
- Sealed Die-Cast Tuners — High-quality tuning machines allow for precise pitching, with their practical split-shaft design making the instrument easy to restring too!
- Body: Poplar
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
- Body Shape: Stratocaster
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
- Neck Shape: "C" Shape
- Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
- Fingerboard: Maple
- Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
- Number of Frets: 21
- Frets Size: Medium Jumbo
- String Nut: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
- Position Inlays: Black Dot
- Bridge Pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil
- Middle Pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil
- Neck Pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
- 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
- Bridge: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Block Saddles
- Hardware Finish: Chrome
- Tuning Machines: Sealed Die-Cast with Split Shafts
- Pickguard: 3-Ply White
- Control Knobs: White Plastic
- Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)