Fender Acoustasonic Player Telecaster, Rosewood Fingerboard - Brushed Black

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The evolution of Fender's trailblazing Acoustasonic platform continues with the introduction of the Acoustasonic Player Telecaster. This acoustic-electric guitar offers its own set of six voices that showcases its unique personality. A streamlined 3-way switch allows for shape-shifting between acoustic and electric tones. With the Acoustasonic Player Telecaster, this platform has been refined to offer a versatile, more accessible tool for the modern musician.

SERIES: Acoustasonic® Player
BODY SHAPE: Modified Telecaster®
BODY TOP: Solid A Sitka Spruce
BRACING: Transverse
NECK: Mahogany
NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane
TUNING MACHINES: Fender® Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
NUT (Material/Width): Graph Tech® TUSQ®, 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
TUNING MACHINES: Fender® Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
SCALE LENGTH: 25.5" (648 mm)
BRIDGE: Modern Asymmetrical
SPECIAL ELECTRONICS: 2-pickup configuration: Under-Saddle Piezo/N4 Magnetic
CONTROLS: Master Volume, "Blend" Knob, 3-Way Switch
CASE/GIG BAG: Included: Deluxe 1225 Gig Bag

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Closest StoreScarborough, Ontario
What costs 40% less than a US Acoustasonic Telecasters? An Acoustasonic Player Telecaster!

Is it 40% worse than a US Acoustasonic Telecaster? Absolutely not.

I had considered buying a US Acoustasonic Telecaster or Stratocaster for a while then Fender released a Made in Mexico version of the Tele so I had to try one just to see how it compared to the Made in the US model.

The build quality looks and feels the same. They both look almost identical and use the same materials for the body and neck. The differences are simply the electronics (US has 4 more voices) and the US model has a USB charging system to charge an internal rechargeable battery and the Mexican built model has a 9v battery port for disposable or externally chargeable replacement batteries with no USB option.

Playing both feels the same and if you did the blindfold test, I highly doubt you would tell the difference unless you could feel the battery charging port or replacement disposable battery compartment. Soundwise there are differences as the US model has 10 voices compared to 6 for the MIM.

Both feel and sound very good and in acoustic mode sound very nice. When switching the the single coil pickup from the under the bridge acoustic pickup, they both can be played like an electric guitar and sound good with the ability to play with distortion and other amp effects when plugged into pedals or a modelling amp to further increase its appeal and functionality.

To sum up.....is the US model better....I would say yes due to the better electronics and voices. Is it 40% better than the Mexican built Player model? No. Both guitars are expensive but the Mexican built model is ¢1000 dollars cheaper and that makes it a more affordable option compared to the US built guitar. This means that more guitarists can afford one of these guitars and enjoy the flexibility that they offer. I know that it was this main reason that pushed me to make my purchase, meaning that I now own and enjoy my guitar and am very pleased with it. I chose the black model and it looks as well as it plays.

Try both and see which one you prefer.
Posted by FM on May 12, 2022
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