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Fender Squier Affinity Series Contemporary Active Starcaster, Maple Fingerboard, Ice Blue Metallic S/N SS190799 6lbs 10.8oz
The Starcaster broke the mold of semi-hollow guitar design with its offset body shape when it was introduced in the ‘70s, offering versatile sounds and out-of-this-world styling for the most adventurous players. The Contemporary Active Starcaster is an evolution of the original Fender model, engineered with a sealed semi-hollow body for minimized feedback and powered by dual Squier SQR active ceramic humbucking pickups for high-output tone. Player-friendly features include a slim, comfortable “C”-shaped neck profile with a fast-playing 12”-radius fingerboard and narrow-tall frets, as well as a stop tailpiece for solid tuning stability. This Squier model also features a matching painted headstock contour, black chrome-plated hardware and a smooth satin neck finish for a natural feel.
- 100% designed by Fender
- Sealed semi-hollow body
- Squier SQR ceramic humbucking pickups with active electronics
- Satin neck finish
- Black chrome hardware
ARCHED SEMI-HOLLOW BODY
This Starcaster model features an offset arched sealed semi-hollow body with center block for minimal feedback.
SQR CERAMIC HUMBUCKING PICKUPS
These Squier SQR ceramic humbucking pickups produce high-output, modern tone perfect for crunchy rhythms and soaring solos—compliments of the onboard 9-volt active electronics.
MATCHING HEADSTOCK CONTOUR
The headstock on this model features a matching painted edge contour for a cohesive aesthetic.
BLACK CHROME HARDWARE
Stealthy and subtle, black chrome hardware is durable and resilient.
ADJUSTABLE BRIDGE WITH STOP TAILPIECE
The adjustable bridge and stopbar tailpiece create rock-solid tuning stability.
SLIM “C”-SHAPED NECK PROFILE
This instrument offers a slim “C”-shaped neck profile for a fast, slick feel.
Body MaterialLaminated Maple
Body FinishGloss Polyurethane
Neck FinishSatin Urethane
Neck Shape"C" Shape
Scale Length25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets22
Fret SizeNarrow Tall
Nut MaterialSynthetic Bone
Nut Width1.650" (42 mm)
Position InlaysBlack Dot
Bridge PickupSquier® SQR™ Ceramic Humbucker
Neck PickupSquier® SQR™ Ceramic Humbucker
ControlsMaster Volume, Master Tone
Switching3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Special ElectronicsActive Electronics
BridgeAdjusto-Matic™ with Anchored Tailpiece
Hardware FinishBlack Chrome
Tuning MachinesDie-Cast Sealed
Control KnobsSkirted Amp Knobs
Neck Plate4-Bolt Squier®
StringsNickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Legal NoticeWARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Why buy from Melody Music Shop, LLC?
Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Melody Music Shop strives to maintain a diverse, high quality inventory along with exceptional customer service. We carry a wide range of instruments and accessories, including new and used guitars, band and orchestral instruments, pianos, amps, sound systems, and so much more!
With certified technicians on staff and a century + of experience between them all, you can rest assured any instrument you purchase from Melody Music Shop LLC is in the best condition possible! Our ENTIRE STORE is maintained at 50% humidity year round per manufacturer’s stringent requirements. All items will be packaged carefully to ensure their safe arrival. Guitars will have their string tension lowered and packaged to manufacture specs or better. Melody Music Shop LLC guarantees quality products, fast shipping, and top-notch customer service!
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