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Ovation 2178 Ultra Acoustic-Electric Guitar

AA Solid Sitka Spruce top. Ovation High Output pickup. Deep contour body. (3) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

The Ovation 2178 Ultra Cutaway Acoustic Electric Guitar is a professional instrument with the feel and playability of upscale USA made Ovation guitars. The 2178 Ultra features a cutaway body style, a AA Solid Sitka Spruce top on a deep contour body, scalloped LX bracing, soft V neck profile, a 5-piece exotic hardwood soundhole rosette, and a walnut bridge.

The 2178 has an Ovation OP-Pro preamp system that was developed to work specifically with the unique Ovation Patented Pickup. This professional-grade system has been engineered to complement the unique character of Ovation guitars. The OP-Pro provides powerful 3-band EQ and a built-in tuner.

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6 String Acoustic/Electric

Body Type: Contour GS

Top: AA Solid Sitka Spruce

Bracing: Scalloped LX

Scale Length: 25 1/4 in.

Fretboard: Rosewood

Fret Inlay: Pearl Dots and Diamonds

Bridge: Walnut

Rosette: 5 Piece Exotic Hardwood

Pickup: Ovation High Output

Nutwidth: 1 11/16 in.

Machines: Chrome Ovation

Optional Case: 8358-0
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 877-KAMANMUSIC
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4.5 out of 5 (3 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "My Ovation 2178 Ultra Rocks out with it's @&%! out"
Sound: I have been looking for a new guitar for quite sometime now. Theft and vandalism left me without. I looked at everything under the sun. Taylor, Martin, Gibson, Gullwing, Breedlove, Takamine, you name it, I've tried it out. For the price you'll pay for Taylor or Martin, you will not get your money's worth in sound quality difference. This guitar really compares that well. I have ran it through a few different acoustic amps, Marshall, Fender, Ibanez, sounds great in all. Feature: Simple and easy. Not a lot of useless things that you'll never use. Like the fact that it has dual truss rods, and came with a wrench. Nice Pre Amp. Simple and to the point. Ease of Use: Came set up. Tuned to open tuning first thing. Held it with no problems. The deep contour body really give this guitar a full sound to go along with the crisp mids and highs. Quality: No problems, perfect, beautiful Black Cherry Burst. Really pretty guitar to go along with the great tone, and finish. Value: This sound of this guitar is way above it's price. It competes very favorably with much more expensive guitars. Would buy two of these before I would buy one low end Martin, or Taylor. Manufacturer Support: Haven't had to use yet. The Wow Factor: Sexy as hell, always beed a sucker for a redhead. Overall: This will be my main guitar gigging and writting until I can no longer play or write. If it breaks I'll pay to have it fixed and play it till it breaks again.
Style of Music: Texas Music, Southern Rock,
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Sound: I don't know what else to say other than it sounds good, I only give it an 8 because I prefer the sound of a nylon stringed classical guitar. Feature: Not many features, the preamp has a 3 band equalizer which you can choose to bypass and it has a gain level, pretty basic but it seems to do what it does well. Ease of Use: It's a guitar, it's features are basic, if you can change the volume on a stereo you'll find it pretty easy. Quality: I've had 5 different guitars, from $300 to $1000, this is the only one that's actually come perfectly intonated. I got it out of the box tuned the open strings and then checked the tuning all the way up and down the neck, and it was perfect. I've never had a guitar even after I get it setup that has been so perfectly tuned. Value: Could have more features, but if you are just looking for a quality guitar I would say 10, other than if you search around you could probably find a cheaper one with similar features and sound, find the pick of the litter I guess you could say. Manufacturer Support: Haven't had to use it The Wow Factor: It's sexy, but it's still not that classical guitar sexy, with the black back and all. Overall: Best guitar I've owned, I wouldn't say I know all that much about guitars though, so if you are trying to decide based on my review at least know that it's not a bad guitar.
Style of Music: Anything, but country
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