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The ESP LTD EC-256 Electric Guitar in Transparent Cobalt Blue offers a perfect fusion of contemporary playability and classic tone. Featuring a mahogany body with a arched top and set mahogany neck for articulate lows and singing sustain, this ax provides a sound and feel far beyond its price point. The EC-256 is equipped with dual ESP LH-150 humbuckers that deliver a warm, full tone with clarity and definition, ideal for rock, hard rock and metal. A push-pull tone pot allows you to tap into glassy single-coil tones when needed.

Mahogany Body and Neck Provide Warmth and Sustain

The EC-256 owes its rich tone to its mahogany body and 3-piece mahogany neck. Mahogany produces a warm, balanced sound with emphasized mids and lows, and the set neck design enhances sustain for searing leads and rhythms that go on for days.

Dual ESP LH-150 Humbuckers Offer Versatile Tone

The EC-256 is equipped with a pair of ESP LH-150 humbucking pickups that provide a perfect blend of output and articulation. The LH-150s offer a warm, full tone with tight lows, present mids and controlled highs—ideal for rock and metal. A push-pull tone pot allows you to tap into bright single-coil tones when you need extra cut and definition.

Premium Components and Construction

From the Tune-O-Matic bridge to the nickel tuners, the EC-256 features high-quality components typically found on more expensive guitars. 22 extra-jumbo frets allow for expressive, wide-ranging solos. A master volume, master tone and 3-way toggle switch provide simple but versatile control over your tone.

Stunning Looks and Playability

With a contoured double-cutaway mahogany body, the EC-256 achieves an elegant balance between comfort and rock attitude. The arched top gives this ax a stylish, upscale look. A slim U-neck profile and 12" radius rosewood fingerboard provide a fast, low-friction playing feel so you can focus on your performance.

ESP LTD EC-256 Electric Guitar Transparent Cobalt Blue
ESP LTD EC-256 Electric Guitar Transparent Cobalt Blue
ESP LTD EC-256 Electric Guitar Transparent Cobalt Blue

collapse expand iconFeatures

  • Mahogany body, flamed maple top
  • Set mahogany neck, jatoba fingerboard, 22 jumbo frets
  • 2 ESP humbucking pickups, Master tone with push-pull coil tap
  • Tune-o-matic bridge, chrome hardware

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  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Flamed Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed Neck
  • Neck shape: Not specified
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod:
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Material: Jatoba
  • Radius: Not specified
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Acrylic block
  • Nut width: 1.653" (42 mm)
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Humbucker
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: Humbucker
  • Brand: ESP
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Not applicable
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: Master tone w/push-pull coil tap
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: Coil tap
  • Kill switch: No
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: ESP locking
  • Color: Chrome
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features:
  • Case: 
  • Accessories:
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

collapse expand iconWarranty

Limited lifetime warranty on all guitars.
One year warranty on parts and electronics.

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