ESP LTD EC-401 Black

Electric Guitar

  • Mahogany body
  • Glued mahogany neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • 24 XJ Frets
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: 1 EMG 81 and 1 EMG 60 humbucker
  • 2 Volume controls and 1 tone control
  • 3-Way switch
  • Black Nickel hardware
  • Grover machine heads
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge with stop tailpiece
  • Colour: Black
  • Matching case: Artticle number 172299 (not included)
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  • Blues
  • Metal
  • Rock

Further Information

Colour Black
Body Mahogany
Top None
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Pao Ferro
Frets 24
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo None
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No
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BrunoSC, 28.03.2018
Great guitar!
I play mostly metal, sometimes punk rock. This guitar handles the styles very well, active pickups provide high gain sounds with great fidelity. I owned several guitars with EMG pickups, I always used to replace EMG 81 in bridge position with EMG 85 due to EMG 81 sounding too harsh and brittle to me. With LTD EC-401 i did not do it for the first time, as EMG 81 sounds just great in bridge position, sound is full a and very harmonic, not harsh in any way. I think this is related to wood of the body (mahogany with no top). I always modify the pickups connection to work in 18 volt mode (two 9 V batteries), which makes the sound more natural and harmonic. This guitar has absolutely best sustain I have ever experienced with any guitar!
The only small complaint about this guitar is instability while playing sitting, guitar body is not very well balanced for that and tends to slip off to the right side, you definitelly need a strap to stabilize the instrument while sitting. However, this is really minor issue and playing while standing is absolutelly comfortable.
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Just perfect value
Tsiape, 14.07.2019
I purchased it mainly for metal but it actually has great clean sounds. The EMGs greatly help in that regard. In my opinion is beautiful. The frets are wonderful and so easy to press. It's pretty easy to play. The build feels fantastic, like it's a premium guitar. The only thing I noticed is that it can get out of tune, since it does not have locking tuners.
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Colour: Black
ESP LTD EC-401 Black
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ESP LTD EC-401 Black
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799 €

Electric Guitar Mahogany body, Glued mahogany neck, Pau Ferro fretboard, 24 XJ Frets, Scale: 628 mm, Pickups: 1 EMG 81 and 1 EMG 60 humbucker, 2 Volume controls and 1 tone control, 3-Way switch,...

  • Colour: Black
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: None
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Pao Ferro
  • Frets: 24
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: None
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
ESP LTD EC-401 Olympic White
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ESP LTD EC-401 Olympic White
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699 €

Electric Guitar Mahogany body, Glued mahogany neck, Pau Ferro fretboard, 24 XJ Frets, Scale: 24.75", Pickups: 2 Active EMG 81/60 humbuckers, Black Nickel hardware, Grover machine heads,...

  • Colour: White
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: None
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Pao Ferro
  • Frets: 24
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: None
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
799 €
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