Applause Balladeer AB24 Acoustic Electric Steel String Guitar
Take a close look at he Applause Balladeer AB24 acoustic electric guitars, and you will find its origins in the classic Ovation Balladeer. The AB24 is an acoustic electric guitar with a strong and well balanced voice coming from its laminated spruce top and Mid-Depth Lyrachord round-back body. This guitar is built to deliver pure, clean sound and is equipped with an Ovation Slimline under saddle pickup up and OP-48T preamp with built-in tuner, to deliver true and accurate audio output to your guitar amplifier. The top is backed by a balanced x-bracing system of solid spruce braces. The Mid-Depth Lyrachord body shape directs and focuses the sound to the inlaid soundhole, for excellent projection and volume with amazing clarity and note definition.
The AB24 is built for easy playing, with a low action rosewood fretboard on a satin finished nato wood neck. The scale length is 25.25 inches (642 mm), and the nut width is 1.6875 inches (42.8 mm). The fretboard has a 10 inch (254 mm) radius and perloid position marker dots.
Available in Natural, Black, and Ruby Red gloss top finishes.
AB24-RR Ruby Red
Ovation OP-4BT Preamp with Built-in Tuner
The simple and intuitive Ovation OP-4BT preamp comes with a Gain (volume) control, 3-band EQ with +/-12 dB control over the bass, midrange, and treble frequencies, and a battery status light. A built-in chromatic tuner is easy to use and allows accurate tuning. The display indicates the note closest to the one being played and an up or down arrow to tell you to tune higher or lower to achieve the correct pitch.
Ovation Molded Guitar Case: We suggest the Ovation 8158-0 molded case with your AE24 guitar. Click HERE, to see details.