Released March, 2009
The Pros:Overall good feel, nice balance to it. Pickup is very sensitive to light strumming. Has a sweet, melodic tone perfect for balads.
The Cons:Strumming hard gives overtones and messy sound. Tuner is slightly inaccurate, only really noticeable by experienced players.
The CD-280SCE is an acoustic guitar from Fender's Classic Design Series and is an upgrade to the CD-280S. The guitar features Fender's dreadnought shape and comes in a natural color with a satin finish.
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It is designed with a solid spruce top, mahogany back and sides, rosewood fingerboard, and a tortoise-shell pickguard. The CD-280SCE offers good playability with chrome die-cast tuners and D'Addario Phosphor Bronze strings. It also includes scalloped X bracing and differs with the CD-280S since it includes Fender's FTE3-TN onboard preamp with a built-in chromatic tuner. The guitar has a suggested retail price of $500 and comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
- Fender-designed dreadnought shape
- Satin Finish
- Solid Spruce Top
- Scalloped X-Bracing
- Mahogany Back & Sides
- Chrome Die-Cast Tuners
- Rosewood Fingerboard & Bridge
- Tortoise Shell Pickguard
- Dual-Action Truss Rod
- Dot Position Inlays
- Fender FTE3-TN onboard preamp with built-in tuner
- D'Addario EXP-26 Phosphor Bronze Strings
User Reviews (3)
overall good feel, nice balance to it
pickup is very sensitive to light strumming
has a sweet, melodic tone perfect for balads
electronics are solid, no hum or interference
top is solid, and spruce only sounds better with age
low action is perfect for beginners and players with small hands
strumming hard gives overtones and messy sound
tuner is slightly inaccurate, only really noticeable by experienced players
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