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ESP LTD H1001FR – Floyd Rose

The H-1001FR, available in See-Through Black Cherry over quilted maple, includes a Floyd Rose double-locking tremolo. The thin U-shaped neck with 24 extra jumbo frets provides comfort and speed. An EMG 81 pickup at the bridge and an 85 at the neck provide plenty of power and note definition. Grover tuners and a string-thru-body bridge keep you tuned and intonated, so you’ll sound your best. Volume, tone and a 3-way toggle give you options with simplicity. Black hardware, offset abalone block inlays and white with abalone purfling finish off a great look. [Click here for more info!]

Technical Info

Specifications

Neck Construction: Set-Thru
Scale: 25.5 inch
Body Material: Mahogany
Top: Quilted Maple
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Nut: 42mm Locking Nut
Neck Shape: Thin U Neck Contour
Frets: 24 Extra Jumbo
Hardware: Black Nickel
Tuners: ESP Locking
Bridge: Floyd Rose 1000 Series Locking
Pickups: EMG 81 / 85 Active Pickups

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ESP is a Japanese company that is manufacturing guitars since 1976. The company is one of the biggest producers of artist signature models. ESP Guitars are most popular in rock and metal and used by major artists from all over the world. All ESP guitars are branded as ESP, LTD or Xtone.

ESP Guitars are built in Japan using premium woods and hardware and considered to be top of the line compared to the LTD and Xtone models. The LTD ESP guitars represent high quality products with an affordable price. Both the LTD and Xtone models of ESP Guitars are manufactured in Korea or Indonesia and represent the lower end models.

About ESP Guitars

    1975
    The first dedicated store for providing custom parts to hot-rod guitars opens in Tokyo. The shop is called Electric Sound Products, or ESP.

    1976-1982
    ESP gains attention as a reputable provider of high-quality replacement parts. ESP also begins crafting the first complete guitars under the ESP and Navigator brand names for the Japan market.

    1983
    ESP replacement parts for electric guitars and basses are introduced to the US market.

    Present
    The ESP and LTD-brand signature models include custom guitars played by James Hetfield of Metallica, Stephen Carpenter of Deftones, Jeff Hanneman of Slayer, Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom, Wayne Static of Static X and many others.

Yamaha RGXA2

Design of the RGXA2 centered on developing a lightDesign of the RGXA2 centered on developing a lightweight instrument that would bring the guitar and player closer together. The focus was on providing the player with greater freedom, much like an air guitar, breaking down the boundaries between what is in the player’s head and what comes out of the amp.

The Secret of A.I.R. Technology

Alternative Internal Resonance (or A.I.R.) technology utilizes a lightweight wood core sandwiched between a harder, heavier wood on both the front and back of the guitar’s body. Special sound tubes pass through the body so that string vibrations normally resonating only the guitar’s top are transmitted through the entire body. By exciting the entire body structure and shaping the tone with the hard top and back, A.I.R. construction creates a full, powerful, and resonant tone with distinctive presence and body that are truly unique.

A. I. R. (Alternative Internal Resonance) design

Using Yamaha’s original Alternative Internal Resonance technology the RGXA2 and RBX4A2 offer players excellent lightweight characteristics without sacrificing sound quality. -The body consists of a lightweight core sandwiched between hard woods on top and back.(1) -Three metal tubes (sound tubes) installed under the bridge plate transmit string vibration to the body, and return body vibration to the bridge.(2) -The top board quickly responds to string vibration passing through the bridge. Special sound tubes passing through the body produce rich resonance in the core material. The backboard resonates, exciting the entire body structure and creating a full, powerful, and resonant tone with distinctive presence and body that are truly unique.(3)-(8)

Original Pickups

Developed with the custom shop at Yamaha Artist Services, Hollywood, the A2 pickups perfectly compliment the tonal characteristics of the A.I.R. body. Designed with the input of some of the world’s greatest guitar players, the A2’s powerful tone belies its light weight.

Original Bridge

In rethinking bridge design, Yamaha has succeeded at creating a compact, lightweight bridge that delivers outstanding function. Removing protruding screws leaves a simple design that delivers extended performance when playing close to the bridge. Special sound tubes installed under the bridge pass through the body transmitting string vibration directly to the body.

LED Pickup Indicator

The single volume control and a 3 position rotary pickup selector are joined by LEDs surrounding the volume control, providing bright visual indication of the pickup in use.

RGXA2 Neck

Fingerboard width is the same as guitars in the RGX series, like the RGX220DZ, but with a medium thickness. This design makes chords easier to hold and offers greater stability for the left hand. Greater neck mass also contributes to a richer sound.

Original Headstock

Yamaha has moved from tradition with strong design features including twotone 3-D sculpting, cylindrical aluminum machine heads (RGXA2), and perfect weight balance, all wrapped up in sleek, fresh lines.

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Note: This product is discontinued in the United States and may not be available at all dealer locations.