Packed with a baker’s dozen of innovations, the American Elite Telecaster is the original solidbody electric guitar reimagined for modern players who want bleeding-edge performance and timeless visual style. The future of workhorse guitar design, this Tele® guitar’s stunning style, easy playing feel and flexible sound that meets any musical need, was made to tear it up on stage or in the studio.
Featured on all American Elite instruments, the new fourth generation Noiseless pickups are only available in this series, and represent a quantum leap in pickup design. Combining authentic, vintage-style sound with effectively noise-free performance, these are the pinnacle of Fender’s noiseless pickup designs, generating sparkling cleans and fat, overdriven tones that scream with pure rock ‘n’ roll power. Engineered for fast playing and effortless position changes, the compound profile neck with a 9.5”-14” compound radius fingerboard is ideal for all playing styles. A modern “C”-shape at the nut, the profile morphs along the length of the neck to a modern “D”-shaped profile at the updated neck heel, providing plenty of comfortable support for fret hand antics. New locking short-post tuning machines provide increased break angle at the synthetic bone nut for buzz-free performance. The truss rod wheel is positioned at the butt end of the neck for easy accessibility when adjusting neck relief.
Fender is renowned for head-turning style, and this guitar is no different—from the refined ergonomic rear contour that hugs the player’s body to the black chrome headstock logo and large pearloid fret markers this instrument will dazzle the audience with elegant style. The American Elite Telecaster is a bold new addition to the Fender family tree, a top-notch performer that can handle whatever music you might you throw at it. Includes a redesigned Elite Molded Case with TSA locks to provide increased protection for your cherished instrument.
- Tech Specs
Manufacturer Fender Specification
Model Name: American Elite Telecaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Mystic Black
Model Number: 0114212710
Series: American Elite
Colour: Mystic Black
Body Shape: Telecaster®
Body Binding: White
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Shape: Compound Back Shape, Modern "C" to "D"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"-14" Compound Radius (241 mm-355.6 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
Truss Rod Nut: Heel-Mounted Spoke Wheel Adjustment
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Asymmetrical
Neck Finish: Satin Urethane with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
Position Inlays: Large Black Pearloid Dots
Bridge Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
Neck Pickup: New 4th Generation Noiseless
Controls: Master Volume (with S-1™ Switch) Master No-Load Tone
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: SS
Special Electronics: S-1™ Switch
Bridge: 6-Saddle American Tele with Chromed Brass Saddles
Tuning Machines: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)
Product Condition New
- Delivery & Returns
We aim to ship all orders received before 2:00PM on the same day. Orders received later in the day or at the weekend will ship on the next working day. All orders over £100 ship with free next working day delivery with a one hour delivery window.
Orders over £25 but below £100 qualify for free shipping which generally takes 2-3 days to arrive or can be upgraded to express for a small charge. Under £25 shipping is a flat rate £2 and will ship by Royal Mail, again with an an option to upgrade to express next day shipping for a small charge.
Alternatively all orders can be collected from our Derby store by choosing Click & Collect at the checkout. Please note these details are for UK delivery only, non-mainland orders may take longer and/or incur an additional charge, for international orders please contact us.