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ESP LTD EC-401QM Electric Guitar Satin See-Thru Black

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The LTD EC-401 is built to last and perform for even the most demanding professional musician, and features EMG 81/60 active pickups. The EC-401 is r...Click To Read More About This Product

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Active EMG pickups and a sleek look.

The LTD EC-401 is built to last and perform for even the most demanding professional musician, and features EMG 81/60 active pickups. The EC-401 is ready to handle any kind of music where guitar gets pushed to the forefront. It has a set-neck design for comfortable, fast access to the higher frets, and a mahogany body, 3-piece mahogany neck, and rosewood fingerboard. It also includes high-quality Grover tuners. Case sold separately.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Quilted Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Thin U
  • Neck wood: 3-piece Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Block
  • Nut width: 1.653" (42mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: H
  • Neck: EMG-60
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: EMG-81
  • Brand: EMG
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Not applicable
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: Yes
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Grover
  • Color: Black satin
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Body shape
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Indonesia

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ESPLTD EC-401QM Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good pick up (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (3)
  • Small venues (3)

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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great for heavy metals guitarists

By J Man

from Hoboken, NJ

About Me Child

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Pick Up
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about ESP LTD EC-401QM Electric Guitar:

    I bought this guitar for my 11 year old son. He is a huge fan of heavy metal...Black Sabbath, Metallica, Iron Maiden. His first guitar was the Fender Squire and was looking to move to a guitar that would take advantage of his style.
    He fully researched Fender, Gibson/Epiphone SG, Les Paul and Dinky's. He fell in love with this guitar which is somewhat lighter than the competitors. He loves the active pick ups but he is not used to the heavier strings. This guitar fit my budget and he will be happy for a long time. I highly recommend.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Amazing!!!!!!

    By Sinful_Guitarist

    from Knoxville.

    Comments about ESP LTD EC-401QM Electric Guitar:

    Right out of the box this thing is killer. Nice work on the frets. Beautiful finish and great cleans and the overdrive tones are superb. I've owned countless guitars over the years and this thing is probably one of the best. I've owned good low budget guitars up to the really high end stuff and given the price you can't beat this guitar.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Rich, Vibrant Tone!

    By Zac

    from Boise, ID

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Active Pickups
    • Satin Neck Finish
    • Thin Neck Contour
    • Tone Pros Bridge and Grover 18:1 Tuners

    Cons

    • Battery Compartment Is Screwed Shut

    Best Uses

      Comments about ESP LTD EC-401QM Electric Guitar:

      I play in a metal band, and this thing just plays ridiculously great. Love everything about it. The sound is thick and rich with lots of dynamic range and clarity. The EMG 60 is a little noisy, but that's alright.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Great guitar but what I got is not what is pictured.

      By Derrick

      from Glenwood Springs, CO

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Small Venues

        Comments about ESP LTD EC-401QM Electric Guitar:

        Guitar is super fun to play and sounds awesome. ESP makes some of the best stuff for my play style.

         
        5.0

        Great guitar Great Buy Killer Tone

        By Jdgryder

        from Austin, TX

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Active Not Passive Pick Ups
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Made in Korea not Indonesia
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • 14 inch radius not 12
        • No inlay Model Number as pictured.

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about ESP LTD EC-401QM Electric Guitar:

        Great guitar and its a dream to play, and amazing sound. However, the specs on the guitar are not all correct as you can see in my pros and cons. Mainly the neck is not a 12 it is a 14 inch radius. Over all a killer guitar though so I give it 5 stars.

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