For guitarists everywhere who appreciate great style, rich and versatile tone, and excellent value, the Standard Telecaster is an elegant and affordable classic with a great combination of traditional design and contemporary features. Time-honored Fender style and performance-minded modern upgrades don’t have to break the bank, and this model delivers the best of both in an instrument ideal for Telecaster players everywhere at every level.
Pure and simple, this instrument features classic Fender tone styling that evokes and honors the timeless Fender mainstays that came before it and contributed crucial DNA. From the quietest chord to the loudest note, and from the rear strap button to the top of the headstock, it’s the very essence of classic Fender design.
This instrument features a modern neck designed for comfort and performance, with a contemporary "C"-shaped profile (the shape of the neck in cross section) and a smooth back finish. Ideal for those who play with the thumb on the back or side of the neck.
In more than half a century of Fender history and modern music history, there’s really nothing like the timeless singing, snapping, screaming and sparkling sound of Fender Standard single-coil pickups.
Maple neck with “C” profile Maple fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets Dual single-coil Tele pickups with three-way switching Shielded body cavities Parchment pickguard Standard string-through-body Tele bridge with block saddles
Body Material Alder Body Finish Polyester Body Shape Telecaster® Neck Material Maple Neck Finish Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face Neck Shape Modern "C" Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm) Fingerboard Material Maple Fingerboard Radius 9.5" (241 mm) Number of Frets 21 Fret Size Medium Jumbo Nut Material Synthetic Bone Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm) Position Inlays Black Dot Truss Rod Standard Bridge Pickup Standard Single-Coil Tele Neck Pickup Standard Single-Coil Tele Controls Master Volume, Master Tone Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup Configuration SS Bridge 6-Saddle Standard Strings-Through-Body Tele with Block Saddles Hardware Finish Chrome Tuning Machines Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Pickguard 3-Ply Parchment Control Knobs Knurled Flat-Top Switch Tip Black Neck Plate 4-Bolt Standard Case/Gig Bag None Included