Ovation C2078AX-RTD Custom Elite RTD

Steel String Guitar

  • Roundback
  • Top: Solid AAA spruce
  • With cutaway
  • Deep contour bowl
  • Multi soundhole
  • Scale: 641 mm
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • 22 Frets
  • Mother of pearl dot fretboard inlays
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Ovation OCP-1K pickup
  • OP Pro Studio preamp (jack and XLR Outputs)
  • Colour: Red Teardrop Burst
  • Case included
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Further information

Top Spruce
Back and Sides Plastic
Cutaway Yes
Body Depth DB
Fretboard Ebony
Nut width in mm 43,00 mm
Frets 22
Pickup System Yes
Colour Red
Incl. Case Yes
Incl. Gigbag No
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A guitar for eyes, ears and hands

Michael S. 833, 28.05.2013
This ovation is just great. I've been playing professionally for over 40 years, even with people like McLaughlin, Larry Carlton and so on. You can try their good parts, but this Ovation C2078 comes with everyone.

Beautiful AAA blanket with a wide sound image and tremendous sustain. Well-worked fingerboard with noble inlays. Also the class multiholes are incorporated and not glued. The neck is well-lined on the back, the head is typical Ovation and the mechanisms work easily and precisely.
The sound is as usual from Ovation, but here very transparent, stronger and more interesting than with the Al DiMeola and the additional Driveregler gives the guitar a good portion of sustain. Otherwise, the equalization is as usual and well controllable, as well as the perfect tuner.

In the back part, many people think that they were drunk in the construction department, but this somewhat visually needy form has enormous advantage in every belly. Well conceived. For the XLR connector, there is an additional side input.

The ovation is delivered in deep-bowl form and with case.
My conclusion is that if one still believes that Koreans are building more inferior guitars, I must disappoint them, because I owned the far more expensive Al DiMeola, but this is better. Besides, these people would have prejudices or no idea of ??playing. The C2078 Custom Elite (I own it in a beautiful teardrop burst) is a guitar for all directions.
Full star rating and clear purchase recommendation.
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Beautiful acquisition !!!

Jean-Pierre E, 25.12.2017
First of all I want to emphasize the perfect line and design. The finish is a reflection of the OVATION brand. She is beautiful but that's not all. The sound is deep and pure both in simple acoustics electro acoustic ... Tested on different amps peavey, Marshall and fender his rendering is primarily sublimated by the guitar itself.
Bassist reconverted on the electric guitar and folk guitar, I must admit to find a perfect compromise ... It's been 40 years that I plate chords in a group but also for fun alone and there I have a sensation still unmatched. I find sensations of bass with a guitar / slap prodigious ... In short that happiness and a new pleasure to approach the guitar ... great moments to live and impossible to pass without a time to stop for the to watch and this urge to pause with her. I discover it and I feel that I am not at the end of my surprises. a need to exploit it without moderation. What happiness !!!
Thanks to THOMANN for all that and for the quality of sending your products.
At all levels it's 5 stars without the slightest hesitation
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