The Applause Elite AE44 Acoustic-Electric features all the essentials of the classic Ovation Elite sound and style, with a loud and focused voice, supreme playability and remarkable value that make it ideal for beginning and intermediate players.

Premium features include a laminated spruce top with Elite-style multi-soundholes for clearly articulate tone, and a mid-depth Roundback Lyrachord body for greater volume and projection, excellent balance and supreme durability. The guitar also features fast, comfortable action and an easy-playing neck profile, multi-hardwood epaulettes for the classic Elite aesthetic, and an Ovation OP-4BT pickup/preamp system with built-in tuner for superior amplified tone and performance. Case sold separately.

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Versatile Ovation preamps for broad tonal palette and precise tweaking
High-output pickups with enhanced low end
Upper bout soundholes for focused bass response and sustain
Multi-hole sound ports that liven up your tone and reduce feedback
Five-piece mahogany and maple necks that are eye-catching and playable
Deep contour, mid-depth and super-shallow Roundback designs
Choice spruce tops that showcase your trademark sound
Lyrachord body material maximizes acoustic output and note balance
Case sold separately
Body Finish: Natural Gloss
Body Shape: Mid-Depth Cutaway
Bracing: Quartersawn Spruce, Ovation Scalloped X pattern
Rosette: Mutiple exotic hardwoods
Body Binding: Black
Body Back: Lyrachord
Body Top: Spruce
Neck Material: Nato
Neck Finish: Satin
Neck Binding: 1-Ply Black
Scale Length: 25.25″ (642 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 10″ (254 mm)
Number of Frets: 20
Nut Width: 1.6875″ (42.8 mm)
Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
Special Electronics: Ovation Slimline Pickup with OP-4BT Preamp with Tuner
Bridge: Rosewood
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Chrome Die-Cast
Strings: D’Addario EXP11 Coated 80/20 Bronze Light Acoustic (.012-.053 Gauges)
Unique Features: Signature Ovation playability and Roundback clarity, balance and projection, great live sound performance