ESP E-II Horizon NT-II Blue-Purple Gradation Electric Guitar
The ESP E-II Horizon NT-II, Blue-Purple Gradation is built to deliver big, vibrant tones, featuring a neck-through body construction, a string-through body bridge, and a bone nut to deliver the ultimate sustain and resonance. Its solid mahogany body is topped with quilted maple, offering a soft, sweet tone while providing the guitar with an eye-catching and unique aesthetic. Its maple neck infuses the guitar with a bright character, while its thin-U profile ensures players can deliver swift position changes ideal for solos and speedy styles. The addition of an ebony fingerboard enhances the overall tone with extra definition, creating a sparkling high end, a thick low-end, and a snappy midrange with presence in the lower mids. Gotoh locking tuners and a tune-o-matic bridge offer incredible string stability, ensuring the guitar remains in-tune during your whole performance. Built in Japan and delivered in an ESP hardshell case, the E-II Horizon NT-II is the perfect guitar for sustain-lovers and solo enthusiasts.
The E-II Horizon NT-II’s body is crafted from mahogany and features a quilted maple top, enhancing the guitar's natural brightness and creating a unique aesthetic. The mahogany tonewood delivers a soft tone, with plenty of grind and bite to keep it well-balanced and create plenty of depth. The guitar’s appealing high end and full, tight low end ensures the overall tonality remains thick and firm, offering plenty of dynamics to accommodate a variety of musical styles.
The ESP E-II Guitar is equipped with a 3-piece maple neck and ebony fingerboard, delivering warm, bright tones with plenty of depth and dynamics. The maple offers roundness to the tone, providing bright characteristics and an excellent amount of sustain. The addition of an ebony fingerboard helps to tighten up the neck’s tone, giving it a defined feel, excellent clarity, and a fast attack. The maple and ebony combination creates a sparkling, sizzling high end, a controlled bass response, and a snappy midrange with extra presence in the lower mids.
The ESP Horizon Guitar is equipped with a set of powerful EMG humbuckers, offering an incredibly versatile performance suitable for a variety of playing styles. The EMG 57 bridge pickup features a unique blend of alnico V magnets and steel pole pieces, delivering a beautiful PAF tonal quality which is designed for the modern guitarists. The EMG 66 neck pickup offers tones inspired by the specific needs and requirements of contemporary players, featuring a combo of alnico V magnets and ceramic pole pieces to offer smooth mids, expressive lows, and excellent clarity in the upper register. The 57 and 66’s active circuitry ensure players have plenty of headroom and punch for creating unparalleled definition and sonic presence.
The guitar is finished off with high-end hardware to ensure players receive the best playing experience possible. The string-through-body Gotoh tune-o-matic bridge offers incredible string stability and optimises the transfer of string vibration for an enhanced sustain and resonance. The Gotoh locking tuners improve tuning stability and reduces string slippage, while the Schaller straplocks protect against accidental strap release, ensuring players can deliver a powerful performance without worrying about dropping their guitar.
ESP is a Japanese guitar manufacturer, established in 1975 under the name Electric Sound Products, primarily focused on the production of electric guitars and basses. Their product range will suit a wide variety of budgets and playing styles, with their popular Signature, Standard, Original, Graphic, Xtone, and Left-Handed series' guitars. The company has a growing number of high profile artists who have designed their own signature instruments, such as Ron Wood, Kirk Hammett, Jeff Hanneman and many more.
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