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Ovation CC245 Celebrity 12-String Acoustic-Electric Guitar

The Ovation CC245 Celebrity offers beautiful chiming tone. With the onboard OP4BT preamp/tuner, the Ovation CC245 Celebrity also sounds great on stage. (24) Read 7 reviews for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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The Ovation Celebrity CC245 12 String delivers that broad, unique sound that only a great 12-string can produce. It's the ideal way to get that sound on stage!

Thanks to the Ovation Celebrity line, the sound that made the acoustic guitar a viable electric instrument is now within everyone's reach. Features include an Ovation Slimline pickup, a center sound-hole, a rosewood fingerboard and chrome hardware. Built by Ovation's Pacific-based subsidiary, the Celebrity benefits from the same USA-made Lyrachord body as its more upscale American brothers.

OP4BT Preamp and Tuner

The CC245's onboard OP4BT offers +/-12dB control over the bass, midrange, and treble frequencies for great tonal flexibility. Its tuner is easy to use and helps you stay perfectly in-tune, even when using open or non-standard tunings. zZounds is an authorized dealer of Ovation products.
- Body Type: Mid-Depth Cutaway
- Top: Spruce
- Bracing: Modified X
- Scale Length: 25 1/4-inch
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Fret Inlay: Abalone Micro Dots
- Bridge: Walnut
- Rosette: Inlaid Abalone
- Pickup: Ovation Slimline
- Nutwidth: 1 7/8 inch
- Machines: Chrome
- Case: Optional Ovation 8158 case
Ovation Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 877-KAMANMUSIC
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Sound: Only received it today January 9th The guitar looks good and sounds good both unplugged and through the amp ( a Peavey Vypyr 15 watt) I had to turn the amp down it was so loud. nice clear sound. Feature: Liked the tuner didnt take long to tune it, I will wait till tomorrow to let the guitar climatize itself and check the tuning. Ease of Use: I had looked around at various 12 strings and had no problem playing any of them that was till tonight........ man my fingers are so sore from this guitar. I play all over the neck and you can tell the string pressure from the 3 rd fret upwards trying to get a Barre chord to sing right is a lot of effort. I have never had this problem with other 12 strings. Maybe getting the action lowered and a general set up may be in order but I am reluctant to have any work done as it is so new and may have to return it. Quality: Apart from the playability with it. The product is well made maybe not up to my standards as like a lower action , but the tone is excellent. Value: price is about right for the guitar maybe a case included would make it more appealing. Manufacturer Support: I will call them tomorrow regarding the action, if it all appears correct then back it goes. The Wow Factor: Try one before buying it it may not " play as you think it should" Overall: See above comments
Style of Music: Beatles music
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Sound: We bought this guitar for my son's 16th birthday. He has a few other guitars, this by far has the best sound quality. Very impressive. Ease of Use: This guitar has an electronic tuner. My son's still tunes by ear, but found the tuner easy to use. Quality: All around great workmanship and materials. I think this guitar will last my son a lifetime. Value: I feel like we got a steal. We bought a blemished guitar and it took my husband and I a very long time to even spot the imperfection. It was a minor scratch in the finish that will never be seen. Manufacturer Support: We haven't had any service issues. I did have to call ZZ Sounds to place the order and they were great to work with. Overall: As I mentioned before, it was bought for my son's 16th birthday. We wanted to get him something special that he would remember for a life time. This guitar definitely will do that.
Style of Music: rock, blues
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