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As one of the most innovative and versatile guitars in the LTD Deluxe Series, the EC-1000 PIEZO is our first model to include both standard magnetic pickups as well as a completely separate piezo pickup system. Piezo pickups create a very different sound from typical magnetic pickups, offering excellent articulate, acoustic-like tones. With the EC-1000 PIEZO, you can use the mini toggle switch to select between the standard pickup set -- the excellent  Seymour Duncan ’59 and JB -- and a Fishman Powerbridge and Tailpiece, or even combine them both. This level of sonic flexibility continues to the guitar's dual output jacks, allowing you to route the pickups to different combinations of amplifiers or interfaces onstage for live performances or in the studio for recording sessions. The EC-1000 PIEZO offers a great-looking quilted maple top on its mahogany body, and is available in See Thru Blue and See Thru Black finishes.


Construction Set-Thru
Scale 24.75"
Body Mahogany
Top Quilted Maple
Neck 3Pc Mahogany
Fingerboard Macassar Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 350mm
Nut Width 42mm
Nut Type Molded
Neck Contour Thin U
Frets/Type 24 XJ Stainless Steel
Hardware Color Black
Strap Button Standard
Tuners LTD Locking
Bridge Fishman Powerbridge TOM & Tailpiece
Neck PU Seymour Duncan '59
Bridge PU Seymour Duncan JB
Electronics Active
Electronics Layout Volume/Tone(Push/Pull)/Volume(Piezo)/Mini Toggle(Source Selection)/Toggle Switch/2 Output Jacks
Strings D'Addario XL110 (.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046)
Case Included N
Tomasz N.

Got mine on Wednesday, absolutely love it, BUT on the 3rd day after purchase, when I plugged it into Jack1 all I got was static and crackling, already had to take it in for service

The other jack works fine, anybody else with this issue?

Mine was made in Korea


I got mine late last year. I now have the exact same problem with Jack 1. Doesn't matter whether I have piezo or mag selected, or if volume is rolled off. Mine is made in Korea too.

Were you able to fix the issue?


Edit: After seeing your video my problem is much worse.

John L.

I had the dame issue, and knew it just needed a new 9v battery


Adam S.

just got mine and it has a nasty neck dive.  The neck is too heavy.  Either it's a lemon or the piezo is like this.  Two friends have standard ec1000 and not an issue and are perfectly balanced.

David B.

This guitar is very high on my want list. I do however wish you would start producing the left handed model in the blue. I love that blue.

Rickard L.

Would be nice to have this guitar in some other color, e.g. ESP LTD EC-1000 Piezo BP BLKNB. Any plans for that?

Todd B. ESP

HI, thanks for your suggestion. There is no current plan for that but we'll pass along your request.

Erik R.

Hi I just bought mine, but my pickups have black Seymour Duncan logo text on them instead of white as in product pictures. Is this common? The Serial number starts with W1912


Carl N.

our customer service team should be able to help you with this, email your serial number and question to 

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