Model

EC-1000T

HONEY BURST SATIN

$999.00

The LTD EC-1000 remains one of ESP’s most popular guitar series, offering the tone, feel, looks, and quality that working professional musicians need in an instrument, along with the pricing that serious musicians can afford. With the EC-1000T, musicians get a traditional full-thickness body that is chambered for weight relief, making long live shows less of a strain on your back. It offers set-thru construction for easy access to the higher frets, but one aspect of the EC-1000T is anything but old-school: the EC-1000T is the first production guitar to offer a set of new Fishman Fluence® Open Core Classic Humbucker pickups with three voicings. On the neck pickup, Voice 1 offers the coveted vintage P.A.F. tone, Voice 2 is an airy chime, and Voice 3 is a vintage single-coil. For the bridge pickup, Voice 1 is the P.A.F., Voice 2 is the classic hot-rodded humbucker, and Voice 3 is an overwound single coil. The resulting sonic versatility of this guitar is astounding. The EC-1000T also features a mahogany body with a flamed maple top, and an excellent Honey Burst Satin finish.

Specifications
Construction
Set-Thru
Scale
24.75"
Body
Full Thickness Mahogany
Top
Flamed Maple
Neck
3Pc Mahogany
Fingerboard
Macassar Ebony
Fingerboard Radius
350mm
Finish
HONEY BURST SATIN
Nut Width
42mm
Nut Type
Molded
Neck Contour
Thin U
Frets/Type
22 XJ
Hardware Color
Nickel
Strap Button
Standard
Tuners
LTD Locking
Bridge
Tonepros Locking TOM & Tailpiece
Neck PU
Fishman Fluence Open Core Classic
Bridge PU
Fishman Fluence Open Core Classic
Electronics
Active
Electronics Layout
Vol/Vol(P/P)/Tone(P/P)/Toggle Switch
Strings
D'Addario XL110 (.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046)
Case
Case Included
N
Prices and specifications subject to change.
Comments
Zakk W.

Hey Todd! I just entered to the giveaway of this one! Wish me good luck!!! I love ESP!

Zakk W.

Ahh never mind, it was unit March 31... I’ll wait for other giveaway...

Todd B. ESP

Good luck!!! Oops! OK wait for net one!

Zakk W.

Alrighty !

Dan B.

Great tone and very versatile, how much does it weight ?

Todd B. ESP

Hi Dan, the weight is approximately 9.5lbs.

Arnnav G.

Can I get a classic metal tone like Metallica or Megadeth from this guitar ?

Arnnav G.

Or would you recommend the one with modern fishman fluence pickups

Todd B. ESP

Hi Arnnav, If you want to get a classic Metal tone like Metallica we recommend something with an EMG 81 / 60 combination. This guitar has Fluence Open Core pickups which are geared more towards a passive rock overdrive tone. It's not the best choice for classic metal tones. If you are not wanting to try EMG and want to try Fishman then for sure the Fluence Modern Humbuckers are the ones to use for metal tones.

Arnnav G.

I think I will just buy the esp ltd Snakebyte

Todd B. ESP

Hi Arnnav, That should be a great fit for you we hope. Let us know if you do get one and how you like it.

David Mondragon

How does this guitar do in a high gain scenario? I think this guitar is super cool and very versatile but the video above doesn't address how the pickups do when playing metal. 

Todd B. ESP

Hi David, All the Fluence pickups are very quiet. That's one thing I continue to hear from everyone who tries them. This particular pickup set is more geared towards classic rock, not heavy metal, however I'm sure that an overwound classic pickup can be tweaked for heavier music. This guitar should do fine if put through a high gain amp it just won't have that razor sharp edgy tone like an EMG or Fluence Modern. It will be warmer and fuller sounding.

jv m

Whoa! This is the guitar they are giving out to the winner?!  This is beautiful!  Whoever's the winner, he/she will be very lucky.

Todd B. ESP

Yep!

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