For guitarists everywhere who appreciate great style, versatile tone with more power, and excellent value, the Standard Stratocaster HSS is an elegant and affordable classic with a great combination of traditional design and contemporary features, including a huge-sounding humbucking bridge pickup. Time-honored Fender style and performance-minded modern upgrades don't have to break the bank, and this model delivers the best of both in an instrument ideal for Stratocaster players everywhere at every level.
Tinted neck with “C” profile
Rosewood or maple fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets
Single-coil neck and middle pickups
Standard humbucking bridge pickup
Five-way pickup switch
Shielded body cavities
Vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge with high-mass block Authentic Fender Tone and Styling
Pure and simple, this instrument features classic Fender tone styling that evokes and honors the timeless Fender mainstays that came before it and contributed crucial DNA. From the quietest chord to the loudest note, and from the rear strap button to the top of the headstock, it’s the very essence of classic Fender design.
HSS Pickup Configuration
The powerful and versatile sound of this guitar comes from a potent HSS pickup layout that combines two singing single-coil neck and middle pickups with a full-voiced humbucking bridge pickup.
Modern Neck with "C" Profile
This instrument features a modern neck designed for comfort and performance, with a contemporary "C"-shaped profile (the shape of the neck in cross section) and a smooth back finish. Ideal for those who play with the thumb on the back or side of the neck.