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Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar Black

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The Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX is a 6-string acoustic-electric guitar with a deep contour body and an AA solid spruce top. The 2778 AX features scalloped X-bracing, a rosewood fretboard and bridge... Read More

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Overview

The Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX is a 6-string acoustic-electric guitar with a deep contour body and an AA solid spruce top. The 2778 AX features scalloped X-bracing, a rosewood fretboard and bridge, chrome tuning machines, and an exotic hardwood rosette. The guitar's Ovation OCP-1K pickup delivers classic Ovation acoustic-electric tone.

Features
  • Deep body for full acoustic sound
  • Quality electronics
  • Exotic rosette
  • Solid spruce top
  • Case sold separately
Specifications
  • 6-String Acoustic-Electric
    Body Type: Deep contour
    Top: AA solid spruce
    Bracing: Scalloped X
    Scale Length: 25-1/4"
    Fretboard: Rosewood
    Fret Inlay: Pearl dot / diamond
    Bridge: Rosewood
    Rosette: Inlaid exotic hardwoods
    Pickup: Ovation OCP-1K
    Nutwidth: 1 11/16"
    Machines: Chrome
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OvationStandard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.9

(based on 18 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Second one's a charm.

My wife ordered me a Standard Deluxe for christmas. She was suppose to hide it from me as a suprise but in usual form, she lasted about 5 minutes after it was delivered before...Read complete review

My wife ordered me a Standard Deluxe for christmas. She was suppose to hide it from me as a suprise but in usual form, she lasted about 5 minutes after it was delivered before blurting it out. Actually, it was lucky she did. It was close to 90 days before christmas and my 30 day return would have long expired. The set up from the factory on the guitar was the worst I've ever seen. The action was set at 20/64ths. Almost unplayable in the upper register. I returned it to the local guitar center to have it worked on. Over 2 weeks later the guitar tech was still unsure if he would be able to get the action down to an acceptable 8/64ths. I was then told by Ovation and guitar center to return the guitar and a new one was ordered. I received the new guitar in 3 business days and to my suprise it was outstanding. This is a really great guitar . . . if the set-up is correct it has great playability, great sound both unplugged or plugged and just looks phenomenal . . . I have the black. I can still have the shims removed to lower the action even more . . . but I'll wait till I break it in a bit. Great guitar for the money if you happen to get a good one.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

church band

we bought this guitar to play in the church band quality is iffy and doesnt tune too easily but overall its ok to play on.

we bought this guitar to play in the church band quality is iffy and doesnt tune too easily but overall its ok to play on.

Reviewed by 18 customers

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5.0

Love this guitar

By Craig

from Cumming, GA

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I got this model used with a Koa top. It is beautiful and sounds fantastic unplugged or plugged in. It is easy to play and lowering the action was a snap. I use Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze strings and just love the sound

       
      5.0

      Nice Guitar!

      By Bad Bill

      from Borger, Tx

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Feel
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming

        Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        Playing around.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Ovation 2778 AX

        By dave

        from Milford, CT

        Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        Great guitar! Sound projection is awesome. The unique design also appealed to me. The action was very high when received. Removing the shims to adjust the action was easy and resulted in what I would consider a perfect adjustment. I am now considering buying another Ovation. These are really great mid-priced guitars. I also have a Gibson Hummingbird Pro. The Ovation has just as good a sound and feel but with better projection. I like the Lyachord body as it stands up well to normal use without having to worry about accidental dings.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Used 2778 AX NEB

        By William Martin

        from Bloomfield Hills

        Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        I just purchased a used 2778 from a Guitar Center store in Florida. I am in Michigan. I was concerned but the 30 day return to any local store allowed me to take a chance. The guitar was listed as in Great condition with case. First the purchase on line was easy and it took the guitar off line immediately. The shipping tracking system let me follow every step and I received the Guitar on time, free delivery. The packaging could not have been better. I inspected the guitar and it was flawless. The set up was perfect. Not sure how it could have been better. Contacted Ovation gave them the serial number and they told me it was a 2008 model. The sound is AMAZING. This guitar looks, sounds, and plays as New, Ovation is a great guitar and worth every dollar new or used.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best Acoustic Electric Available for the Price.

        By Vern Smart

        from Owen Sound, ON. Canada

        Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        Tone and Action work well together to give you a very rewarding experience while playing. Those who are listening say it sounds marvelous. Vern

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Second one's a charm.

        By THEA SCHOEPFER

        from Florida

        Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        My wife ordered me a Standard Deluxe for christmas. She was suppose to hide it from me as a suprise but in usual form, she lasted about 5 minutes after it was delivered before blurting it out. Actually, it was lucky she did. It was close to 90 days before christmas and my 30 day return would have long expired. The set up from the factory on the guitar was the worst I've ever seen. The action was set at 20/64ths. Almost unplayable in the upper register. I returned it to the local guitar center to have it worked on. Over 2 weeks later the guitar tech was still unsure if he would be able to get the action down to an acceptable 8/64ths. I was then told by Ovation and guitar center to return the guitar and a new one was ordered. I received the new guitar in 3 business days and to my suprise it was outstanding. This is a really great guitar . . . if the set-up is correct it has great playability, great sound both unplugged or plugged and just looks phenomenal . . . I have the black. I can still have the shims removed to lower the action even more . . . but I'll wait till I break it in a bit. Great guitar for the money if you happen to get a good one.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Ovation Rocks

        By Ira Kleiner

        from merrimack, nh

        Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        Ovation has always been the choice for me. If you want a great sounding guitar at a great price, look no further.

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        awesome look

        By Justin

        from macomb MI

        Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        its a nice guitar

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazing Guitar!!!!

        By Nick Shelton

        from Pine Hill New jersey

        Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        This guitar will not disapoint you , the playing is so smooth and vidid. Good for any type of music. A bit pricy , but you get what you pay for. I've been playing guitar for 25 years, but never played anything like this. By , far the best guitar ive ever owned in my life. 10 out of 10.

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Beautiful and Quality Guitar

        By Mike

        from Minnesota

        Comments about Ovation Standard Elite 2778 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        This is by far one of the best guitars I have ever played. It has a tone that is unmatched in almost every way. Finger-picking to flat picking, this acoustic-electric is very versatile and can mold to the style of any player. The intonation is incredible and playing it through an amp really makes this guitar shine. It is also a beautiful guitar and a true work of art as far as most guitars go. It is comfortable too. Sitting or standing this guitar plays like a dream.

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