Ovation Elite Celebrity - Ruby Red

6-string Acoustic-electric Guitar with Solid Spruce Top, Lyrachord Back and Sides, Nato Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, and OP-4BT Preamp with Built-in Tuner - Ruby Red
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Ovation's Innovative Lyrachord Body with Solid Spruce Top

The Ovation Celebrity Elite CE44-RR acoustic-electric guitar combines Ovation's innovative Lyrachord body with a solid spruce top, for sweet tone with gorgeous looks to match. The Lyrachord body is a durable, lightweight alternative to wood backs and has a smooth interior surface, specifically designed to enhance the reflections inside your instrument. The Mid-Depth Cutaway body is a favorite Ovation body style at Sweetwater, as it strikes a balance between Ovation's thinnest and thickest body styles. And with the built-in OP-4BT electronics, the Ovation Celebrity Elite CE44-RR is ready to rock!

Ovation Celebrity Elite CE44-RR Acoustic-electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • The history of Ovation
  • Mid-depth body balances sonic projection and playing comfort
  • Onboard OP-4BT preamp
The history of Ovation

In 1964 Charlie Kaman set out to revolutionize the acoustic guitar by compiling a group of aerospace engineers to create something guitar players had never seen or heard before. They discovered that the flat backs of modern day acoustics actually hindered the balance and projection of the guitar. And so, the roundback designs found on Ovation guitars were born. As Charlie himself put it, "in helicopters, the engineers spend all their time trying to figure out how to remove vibration. To build a guitar, you spend your time trying to figure out how to put vibration in."

Mid-depth body balances sonic projection and playing comfort

Ovation guitars possess one of the more intriguing acoustic-electric guitar designs you'll find at Sweetwater. This Celebrity Elite CE44-RR sports Ovation's mid-depth body style which helps enhance projection and tonal richness while being extremely comfortable to play, even for smaller players.

Onboard OP-4BT preamp

Ovation wrote the book on live acoustic guitar. They were the first company to introduce pickups and preamplifiers in the acoustic guitar, essentially inventing a new instrument. The Ovation Celebrity Elite CE44-RR is equipped with an OP-4BT preamp that has +/- 12dB control over the bass, midrange, and treble frequencies. In addition, the onboard tuner makes it easy to stay in tune. Ask any guitarist here at Sweetwater - the OP-4BT gives you the tonal control you need onstage.

Ovation Celebrity Elite CE44-RR Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:
  • Acoustic-electric guitar with innovative Lyrachord body
  • Gorgeous solid spruce top for full, well-balanced tone
  • Mid-depth bowl body with cutaway enhances projection while still being comfortable to play
  • Onboard OP-4BT electronics with built-in tuner so you always sound your best
  • Rosewood fretboard plays fast and smooth
  • 3-band EQ helps you fine-tune your sound for any stage setting
You're ready to perform with the Ovation Celebrity Elite CE44-RR!

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Tech Specs

String Type Steel
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape Mid-Depth Cutaway
Body Style Single Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Color Ruby Red
Finish Gloss
Top Wood Solid Spruce
Back & Sides Wood Lyrachord
Body Bracing Quartersawn Scalloped X
Binding Black
Neck Wood Nato
Fingerboard Material Rosewood, 10"
Fingerboard Inlay Pearloid Dot
Number of Frets 20
Scale Length 25.25"
Tuning Machines Chrome Die-Cast
Bridge Material Rosewood
Nut Width 1.6875"
Electronics OP-4BT with Ovation Slimline Pickup
Strings D'Addario EXP11 Coated 80/20 Bronze Light, (.012-.053)
Manufacturer Part Number CE44-RR

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Ovation Celebrity

This celebrity sounds amazing and it arrived super fast. My Sweetwater tech Jason was more than helpful to me on this purchase as well as past purchases and I look forward to getting all my future gear from Sweetwater.
See also: Acoustic-Electric Guitars, Ovation, Ovation 6-string Acoustic Guitars, Ovation Acoustic / Electric Guitars