Epiphone Es-339 Ultra, Natural, Semi-hollow Body, W/hardshell Case, No Reserve For Sale
Ultra Semi-Hollow Body, all original in excellent condition.
The Ultra-339 is for
guitarists seeking the power of the Ultra's breakthrough electronics in an
ES-style guitar, featuring Epiphone's legendary ES semi-hollow body
construction in a reduced sized, the new Ultra-339 will take your guitar
playing to the Ultra-level!
The Birth of a Legend
First introduced in the late '50s at our legendary Kalamazoo factory, the ES
series became an instant rock classic, bringing the look and feel of an archtop
to a generation of players who had grown up playing solid body guitars like the
Les Paul. The ES-335, the first in the ES series, was an instant success. But
for many players who were used to smaller solid body guitars, the ES-335 felt
too bulky to play on stage. The new Epiphone Ultra-339 is the perfect remedy,
featuring smaller body dimensions while still retaining the bell-like tone the
ES series is famous for. And best of all, the Ultra-339 is loaded with Ultra
While the Ultra-339 is packed with cutting edge technology, it still
maintains the same basic specifications that made ES-style guitars the choice
of two generations of artists from Chuck Berry to B.B. King to Alex Lifeson.
The Ultra-339 features a laminated maple body with a solid center block,
classic f holes, and a comfortable 24.75" scale SlimTaper "D"
profile mahogany neck, which is glued-in with a mortise and tenon neck joint.
The 12" radius rosewood fingerboard has 22 medium jumbo frets just like
vintage ES-style archtops, a 1.68" nut and mother-of-pearl dot inlays. This
Ultra-339 comes inbeautiful"Natural" finish.
Two Great Pickup Systems in One Guitar
At the heart of the new Ultra-339 are two pickup systems. The classic pickup
system features Epiphone's humbucker pickups patterned
after Gibson's famous HumBuckers and are wound to the same specs as the
Kalamazoo factory's legendary pickups.
The second pickup system features Shadow Germany's patented NanoMag pickup
embedded discretely at the end of the fingerboard. Featuring three samarium
cobalt magnets, an air coil, and active electronics, this low-impedance pickup
captures subtle body acoustics and string harmonics. Together, you get powerful
humbucker-driven rock crunch as well as shimmering acoustic-like tones and
One-Of-A-Kind Electrics Built-in
Built discretely into the bridge pickup mounting ring is a full-function,
chromatic tuner. Just push the ON/OFF button and sound is immediately muted
when the tuner is activated. Eleven color-coded LED's identify the note and
whether it's sharp, flat or in-tune. Also, to allow quick and seamless changes
between each pickup system, the Ultra-339's NanoMag Volume control now doubles
as an A/B switch. Just push it in and quickly toggle between HumBuckers,
NanoMag or both pickup systems with no delay and no "pop." Two
additional LED's on the pickup mounting ring provide a visual indicator of which
pickup system is active (Red=NanoMag; Blue-Magnetic or Red/Blue=Both).
Hook-Up Directly To Your Computer
The Ultra-339 features three different outputs. By using the standard 1/4"
MONO output, both the HumBuckers and NanoMag are mixed into one signal. Plug in
an additional 1/4" cable into the STEREO output, and the HumBuckers are
routed through one cable and the NanaMag the other. In this way, you can send
the HumBuckers to your favorite guitar amp and the NanoMag to a PA or an
acoustic guitar amp. Using the A/B switch, you can now change
"on-the-fly" between the two outputs.
The third output is USB. Using a USB cable (included with the Ultra 339), you
can plug directly into your computer and use guitar applications such as Native
Instruments GuitarRig 4LE to play your Ultra-339 through a variety of simulated
amplifiers and effects and listen through your computer speakers or headphones.
GuitarRig also features a recorder, a metronome, a tuner and much more.
Epiphone hardware is the best in the business and the Ultra-339 features
Epiphone'sTune-o-matic bridge and Stopbar
tailpiece for increased sustain and string changing ease as well as quality
14:1 ratio vintage style machine heads with tombstone buttons for
tuning accuracy and stability.
- Compact ES-339 body style
- Great tonewoods with laminated maple body
- Two pickups systems: HumBucker and NanoMag
- Separate and combined pickup outputs
- Advanced electronics with tuner and USB audio output
This is a nice playing guitar. Excellent condition, but does
have some light surface scuffing from playing. Comes with a nice rectangular hard
shell case (which fits like a glove!) as pictured, also in excellent
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otherwise your offer will be canceled.