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Fender Player II Stratocaster Electric Guitar | Demo and Overview with Valentine Morell


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The Player II Stratocaster from Fender captures the iconic sound that helped define electric guitar tone—updated with modern refinements that make it one of the most versatile and player-friendly Strats yet. With its trio of Player Series Alnico 5 single-coil pickups, the Player II Strat delivers the bell-like highs, punchy mids and robust lows that have made the Stratocaster a legend among guitarists across every genre.

Fender Player II Stratocaster Rosewood Fingerboard Pickups

Authentic Fender Tone With a Modern Edge

At the heart of the Player II Stratocaster are its three Player Series single-coil pickups. Wound with Alnico 5 magnets, these pickups serve up that unmistakable Fender chime and quack that have inspired countless players and recordings. Yet Fender's engineers have given these pickups a modern twist, increasing their output and beefing up their midrange response for a tone that's still authentic, but with a bit more muscularity to slice through a dense mix.

Fender Player II Stratocaster Maple Neck

Effortless Playability for Any Style

The Player II Strat's smooth, modern C-shaped maple neck is designed for incredible comfort and effortless playability. Its contemporary 9.5"-radius fingerboard makes it easy to bend strings and execute intricate riffs and licks without fretting out. Whether you're a shredder, a rhythm player or somewhere in between, this neck was made to accommodate your playing style. And with its 22 medium-jumbo frets, you'll have all the real estate you need to take your leads and melodies even further.

Fender Player II Stratocaster Rosewood Fingerboard Headstock

Rock-Solid Tuning in Any Performance

Fender equipped the Player II Stratocaster with their latest 2-point synchronized tremolo system for enhanced playing feel and tuning stability. Its smooth travel and reduced friction against the posts make it ideal for expressive vibrato and soaring divebombs—all of this with impressively stable tuning. It's a bridge designed to keep up with your most inspired playing without compromise.

Fender Player II Stratocaster Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar

Premium Appointments Throughout

The Player II Stratocaster leaves no detail overlooked in its quest for pro-level playability. Its synthetic bone nut ensures precise intonation and optimal tone transfer. The dual-wing string tree keeps your strings perfectly aligned for solid tuning stability. And Fender's sealed tuning machines eliminate the need for constant retuning. Even the 3-ply parchment pickguard adds a stylish vintage touch. It all adds up to a Strat that feels as premium as it sounds.

From the garage to the studio to the biggest stages, the Player II Stratocaster is a guitar you can rely on to inspire your playing, night after night. With its timeless Fender tone and feel updated for today's musicians, it's the perfect instrument to help you find your voice. Visit your local Guitar Center today and experience the evolution of an icon.

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  • Alder body with a gloss polyester finish
  • Maple neck with slab rosewood fingerboard
  • Player Series Alnico 5 Strat single-coil pickups
  • 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with bent steel saddles

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm

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  • Series: Player II
  • Shape: Stratocaster
  • Wood: Alder
  • Finish: Gloss polyester
  • Material: Maple
  • Construction: 4-bolt standard
  • Finish: Satin urethane finish on back of neck with gloss urethane headstock face
  • Nut material: Synthetic bone
  • Nut width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Truss rod: Single action, head adjust
  • Scale length: 25.5" (64.77 cm)
  • Material: Slab rosewood
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Position inlays: White dot
  • Side dots: White
  • Pickup configuration: SSS
  • Bridge pickup: Player Series Alnico 5 Strat single coil
  • Middle pickup: Player Series Alnico 5 Strat single coil
  • Neck pickup: Player Series Alnico 5 Strat single coil
  • Controls: Master volume, tone 1 (neck/middle pickups), tone 2 (bridge pickup)
  • Switching: 5-position blade
  • Bridge: 2-point synchronized tremolo with bent steel saddles
  • Pickguard: 3-ply parchment
  • Control knobs: Aged white plastic
  • Hardware finish: Nickel/chrome
  • Tuning machines: Fender ClassicGear
  • Strings: 6
  • Strings: Fender USA 250L nickel-plated steel (.009–.042 gauges)
  • Case: None
  • Orientation: Right handed

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