Ovation Applause AE-128CGB Acoustic Electric Guitar


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Ovation's Applause AE-128 is a shallow bowl, single cutaway acoustic/electric guitar with Ovation's top notch OP4B pre-amp and transducer pick up. The warm acoustic guitar tones are combined with the pre-amp electronics to create the signature Ovation sound.

Ovation's shallow bowl single cut-away acoustic body is much thinner than other acoustic/electric guitars. For guitar players looking for a smaller body the AE-128's light weight and comfortable single cutaway are perfect. The thinner shallow bowl also reduces feedback during live performances, while the Ovation OP4B pre amp is great for recording. Cadillac Green Burst finish, case not included.

Why the round back?

When Charlie Kaman set about to build a better guitar 35 years ago, he had no preconceived notions about instrument design. After much analysis and experimentation, a parabolic "bowl" shape proved to give the best projection, volume and tone. Ovation gained its fame with its round back and today makes roundbacks in 3 body sizes - super shallow, mid-depth, and deep. Whichever one you choose, you'll get clear projection and rich, full tone.

A guitar with technology

No other maker has applied Ovation's level of technology to instrument design. Using extremely sophisticated equipment and Kaman's aerospace research resources, they've been able to determine precisely which specifications affect which part of the guitar's tonal spectrum.

Pioneers of the plug

Nowadays, purely acoustic guitars are a rarity on stage. Over the last two-and-a-half decades, Ovation has maintained its acoustic/electric leadership position. Today, more than 95% of all Ovations sold around the world are acoustic / electrics and offer systems to suit almost any particular taste and application.

Things You Will Get:

  • Acoustic Electric Guitar
Series Applause
Other Features 25.25" Scale Length, Dot Inlays, Chrome Hardware, Transducer Pickup
Model AE128-CGB


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This is a diamond in the rough!!


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  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune


    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • School Bands

    Comments about Ovation Applause AE-128CGB Acoustic Electric Guitar:

    I walked into a store today to maybe find something my son would be interested in. Happen to see this sitting in the corner, i played it first before handing it off. Long story short, I have never played any instrument this well built for this price. Doesn't matter if you have played 2 months or 20 yrs. Great feel, great sound, very well built. I would put down more great things, but i only picked it up this afternoon!! Probably will be buying my son one as well. What a steal!

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    Applause AE-128CGB Acoustic Electric Guitar

    Limited Lifetime on USA, 5 Year Limited on Pinnacle (no Electronics/Plating)

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