Fender Paramount PD-220E Acoustic-Electric Guitar - 885978742851
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Fender Paramount PD-220E Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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FEATURES


  • Updated bracing pattern
  • Solid spruce or mahogany top; solid mahogany back and sides
  • New Fender/Fishman® Sonitone Plus pickup with piezo and transducer
  • Snowflake inlays
  • Black or Tiger Stripe pickguard
  • Includes hardshell case





PD-220E DREADNOUGHT

 

The Paramount PD-220E combines state-of-the-art craftsmanship with vintage-inspired appointments, delivering the best of both worlds. Built with the choice of a solid spruce or solid mahogany top paired with solid mahogany back and sides, the PD-220E features an offset X-bracing pattern that has been carefully refined to optimize resonance and tone. A brand-new Fender and Fishman®-designed Sonitone Plus pickup amplifies the full, balanced tone of the PD-220E’s dreadnought body shape, while the soundhole-mounted controls preserve the vintage aesthetics. Under the top, a body-sensing pickup enhances the soundboard's vibrations which can then be blended with the undersaddle Sonicore pickup.

Updated cosmetics include snowflake-shaped pearloid fingerboard inlays, feathered purfling, rosette, and backstrip, and a Black or Tiger Stripe pickguard. The PD-220E also features an ovangkol bridge and fingerboard, slim-taper mahogany neck, bone nut and saddle, and comes with a hardshell case.

ALL-SOLID DESIGN

Paramount acoustics feature all-solid construction to deliver outstanding tone. Solid mahogany top, back and sides achieve a sound that's warm and balanced, while solid spruce tops are generally categorized as brighter, with a broad dynamic range.

FENDER-AND FISHMAN-DESIGNED SONITONE PLUS PREAMP

Specially voiced for the Paramount series, this preamp features a volume and a blend knob, allowing you to easily add in the body-sensing transducer to the undersaddle pickup. The soundhole-mounted controls preserve the vintage aesthetics

FEATHER-STYLE ROSETTE & PURFLING

Inspired by early vintage guitars, this rosette and purfling pay homage to the classic acoustic designs of the 1930s and 40s.

SATIN NECK FINISH

The PD-220E features a smooth, satin neck finish for comfort and playability

DREADNOUGHT BODY

This tried-and-true body shape is great for projection and cutting through the mix with any band

THE PERFECT CASE

Designed to accommodate each Paramount acoustic to perfection, each molded hardshell case features plush interior lining and a useful storage compartment.
specs
BODY
Shape Dreadnought
Top Solid Mahogany
Back & Sides Solid Mahogany
Finish Satin
NECK
Material Mahogany
Fretboard Ovangkol
Profile "C" Shape
Scale 25.3" / 643 mm
Frets 20 
Nut Bone / 43 mm
Tuning machines Nickel Open-Back
COMPONENTS
Bridge Ovangkol
Saddle --
Pickguard 1-Ply
Strings Fender® Dura-Tone® 880L Coated 80/20 (.012-.052 Gauges)
Electronics Fender®/Fishman® Sonitone™ Plus Soundhole Pickup System
Controls Volume, Blend (Body Pickup, Piezo)