Constructed with an X-braced solid Spruce top and Sapele back and sides, the Newporter Player's inviting mid-sized auditorium body delivers a flexible tone that's equal parts powerful and articulate, while offering players a comfortable playing experience for hours of strumming. The 25.5" Nato neck is built with an easy-to-play Slim Taper "C"-shaped profile, and a tilt-back 6-in-line headstock for a unique aesthetic inspired by the DNA of Fender's electric guitars.
Rounded out with vintage-style machine heads for precise and effortless tuning, a GraphTech NuBone nut and saddle for complex overtones and tonal character. With classy integrated controls, the in-built Fishman Flex preamp system gives a sleek, modern aesthetic, and delivers a faithful recreation of the guitar's natural character when connected directly to an amplifier or recording interface. Bold, distinct, and striking, the uncompromising California Series of instruments represent a perfectly harmonious balance of effortless performance, incredible tone, and sophisticated style for those looking to play something different.
- Fender Newporter auditorium body shape with cutaway
- Solid spruce top, sapele back and sides
- Slim "C"-shape neck with tilt-back 6-in-line headstock
- Fishman® Flex electronics with undersaddle piezo transducer
- 25.5" scale length
Unique Fender Body Shape - The Newporter is an exclusive Fender design - a refined and modern take on the classic 1960s model with a mid-size shape and versatile tonal palette that is perfectly suited to a range of genres and playing styles.
Solid Spruce Top - A key component in an acoustic guitar's tone is it's top, and a solid top offers optimal resonance, power, and dynamic range. Spruce is the first choice for many builders thanks to it's outstanding articulation, detailed character and sonic flexibility.
Fishman Preamp - Boasting a slick, stripped-back style and a pure acoustic tone, the integrated Fishman Flex preamp system offers intuitive controls for volume and tone, perfect for dialing a natural amplified tone, and a phase control for eliminating feedback.
6-In-Line Headstock - The tilt-back design of the headstock optimizes the string's break angle over the nut, resulting in rich sustain and lush resonance.
Slim-Taper "C"-Shaped Mahogany Neck - Inspired by Fender electric guitars, the slim "C"-shaped neck profile features a consistently shallow depth and rounded fretboard edges, offering superior playing comfort and playability.
Walnut Fretboard and Bridge - With a striking dark look, smooth feel and vibrant tonal character the Walnut fretboard is a premium hardwood that gives this fretboard a sophisticated aesthetic flair.
- Top Material: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Body Material: Sapele
- Body Finish: Satin
- Body Bracing: Scalloped X
- Neck Material: Nato
- Neck Profile: Slim "C"
- Neck Construction: Set-In
- Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
- Fretboard Material: Walnut
- Fretboard Radius: 15.75"
- Frets: 20, 2.4mm
- Scale Length: 25.6"
- Pickup: Fishman Flex
- Controls: Volume, Tone, Push Tone Knob for Phase Control
- Bridge: Modern Viking
- Machine Heads: Vintage-Style
- Hardware Finish: Nickel
- Truss Rod: Modern Heel Adjust
- Nut Material: Graph Tech NuBone