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Ovation Elite 1778 TX Black Acoustic Electric Guitar


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SKU: O1778TX5G-P

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The line between the electric guitar and acoustic guitar is blurring. Here’s an instrument that makes the distinction even finer.

The new Elite TX is a new twist on one of Ovation’s most popular models. A gloss black top finish and inlaid Spalted Maple epaulet really help set off this great looking guitar. With its fast playing features like a low-profile Maple neck and low action settings, this guitar makes the transition from electric to acoustic seem almost transparent.

Like all Elite TX models, this new model provides maximum performance and unique styling. Ovation’s famous lightweight/high strength bracing under the solid spruce top gives the soundboard tremendous power. The pickup is specifically designed to give players exceptional balance note-to note, even in alternative tunings.

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  • Acoustic Electric Guitar


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OvationElite 1778 TX Black Acoustic Electric Guitar

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A deep sounding guitar that you can feel


from Raleigh, NC

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  • Built in tuner
  • Cutting High Notes
  • Deep Rich Bass Notes
  • Great Volume Unplugged
  • Quick Action On Fretboard


  • Saddle Is A Little High

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Comments about Ovation Elite 1778 TX Black Acoustic Electric Guitar:

This is a deep and rich sounding guitar. Because of the sound hole placement on the bass side, you get good volume without being plugged in, as well rich sounding bass. The only thing that bothers me a little is that the saddle (on the bridge) sits a little higher than I'm use to. When I'm playing open chords higher up the fret, I've got to work a little bit harder not to unintentially deaden a string that I want to ring. Even with this knowledge, I'm still very happy owning this guitar and still would have purchased it. The only reason I gave the guitar 4 stars is for this reason; but you can have the saddle altered.

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Terrific Look, Brilliant Sound


from Fairfield CT

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  • Beautiful look
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune


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      Comments about Ovation Elite 1778 TX Black Acoustic Electric Guitar:

      This is such an awesome acoustic! I'm mostly an electric player, but wanted to get an acoustic that I could plug in for gigs. I've always like the look of Ovations, an so that's where I started.

      The sound of this thing is incredible - it's so "trebly" - I guess is a way to describe it. Very clean and crisp. Then neck feels a lot like an electric – low action, easy frets and nice movement. The guitar stays in tune – has a lot of cool electronics with it (although the EQ is sort of useless) and is a very light and easy guitar to play.

      And – of course, it looks like an Ovation – which was the point in the first place.

      I'd recommend this to anyone who is looking for a guitar to amplify for gigs – or even to just sit around on the beach.

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      Series Elite
      Other Features Ovation OCP-1K pre-amp
      Model Elite TX Black Acoustic Electric Guitar
      Warranty Info:

      Elite 1778 TX Black Acoustic Electric Guitar

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