Made in collaboration with U2’s The Edge, Fender has just announced the new The Edge Signature Stratocaster and Deluxe Amplifier and they’ve certainly caught us by surprise (in a good way)! Check out the specs and Youtube clips below:
THE EDGE SIGNATURE STRATOCASTER® – $1799.99
Enthralling millions worldwide with his acclaimed textural guitar work—as well as his knack for writing catchy riffs and hooks—U2 guitarist, The Edge, relies on his trusty Strat guitar to sculpt his unique sound. Designed in close collaboration with Fender®, The Edge Strat is his new constant companion, replacing his favored vintage Fender instruments onstage in arenas around the world.
- Co- designed with the Edge
- Large 70’s Style Headstock
- 3 Single Coil Pickups (Fender Custom Shop Flat Wound 50’s neck and middle, DiMarzio FS-1 Bridge Pickup)
- Upgrade quartersawn maple neck with C shaped Profile and 9.5 Maple Fingerboard
- Two point synchronized tremolo bridge with pop-in arm, locking tuners
- Contoured Neck Heel
- Custom Black and Grey Tweed Hardshell Case
DELUXE™ AMPLIFIER – $2399.99
Tweaked to the discerning tastes of U2’s renowned guitarist, The Edge Deluxe is the perfect complement to his signature sound. A stalwart Fender amp user for decades, this signature model is an updated take on the classic ’57 tweed Deluxe used to craft his sonic identity on stages and in studios around the world. Whether played clean or crunchy, this amp produces the tone and articulation of the vintage Fender Deluxe amps that are an important part of his complex multi-amp and effects setup.
- 12 watt All Tune Guitar Combo Amplifier
- Single 15 Watt 12″ Celestion Blue Speaker
- Updated Tone Stack Design for Tighter Bass Response
- Extremely Dynamic and Interactive preamp circuit