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Fender is proud to offer the FA-450CE acoustic-electric bass, a bold step forward in amplifying the iconic brand's timeless bass tone and feel. The FA-450CE makes killer Fender bass tone readily available for live shows and studio sessions alike. Its built-in Fishman preamp provides crystal-clear sound and lets you precisely shape your tone with intuitive volume, bass and treble controls.

Flame Maple Top Enhances Articulation

The luxurious flame maple top lends a crisp attack to the mahogany back and sides rich, warm voice. Notes ring out with a clarity and definition typically reserved for high-end solid wood instruments. The maple top's striking grain also gives the FA-450CE a dash of visual flair that's perfect for performance.

Fishman Preamp Delivers Complete Control

The Fishman preamp system offers a small footprint but delivers big, reliable performance. Simply turn the volume up or down, boost the lows with bass control or add shimmer to the highs using the treble control. With a few quick adjustments, you can transform the FA-450CE's tone to suit the venue or musical style. The preamp requires only a 9V battery to operate so you're always ready to plug in and play.

Modern Appointments and Premium Playability

The FA-450CE sports a modern 2x2 headstock, cream binding and 'keystone' rosette for a stylish, stage-ready look. Its modern C-neck has a comfortably wide 9.5" radius fingerboard and 20 frets, ideal for almost any playing technique. Whether you favor fingerstyle or pick, the FA-450CE's premium components and thoughtful design make it a joy to play.

Versatile and Accessible

With its bold esthetic, premium components and complete control over your tone, the Fender FA-450CE acoustic-electric bass is an inspiring instrument for players of all levels. It's perfectly suited to the stage, studio and everywhere in between. Don't just learn—go play.

Fender FA-450CE Acoustic-Electric Bass 3-Color Sunburst
Fender FA-450CE Acoustic-Electric Bass 3-Color Sunburst
Fender FA-450CE Acoustic-Electric Bass 3-Color Sunburst

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  • All-laminate construction; flame maple top
  • Fishman electronics
  • Modern 2x2 headstock; Viking bridge
  • Mahogany back & sides; mahogany neck
  • Cream binding

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  • Series: Fender Alternative
  • Body Shape: Jumbo Cutaway
  • Body Top: Flame Maple
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Bracing: Scalloped X
  • Rosette: FA “Keystone” design
  • Neck: Nato
  • Neck Finish: Gloss
  • Fingerboard: Laurel, 9.5” (241 mm)
  • Frets: 20
  • Position Inlays: Keystone Standard
  • Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech TUSQ, 1.650” (42 mm)
  • Tuning Machines: Open-Back Geared
  • Scale Length: 25.3” (643 mm)
  • Bridge: Indian Laurel
  • Pickguard: N/A
  • Controls: Volume, Bass, Treble
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Strings: Fender Phosphor Bronze Bass (.045-.100 Gauges)

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