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Fret King Super-Matic

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The Fret-King Super-matic self-tuning guitar features the Wilkinson ATD HT440 self-tuning hard tail guitar bridge.

Built with all the hallmark Fret-King style and attributes, the Super-Matic is a very cool looking beast, cut from matched, two piece centre jointed American Alder, using heritage styling cues to create a subtly nuanced classic double cut body, with cosmetics redolent of the shared history with which we are all so familiar.

The 25 1/5” scale length, 24 fret, Hard Rock Maple neck, with it’s classic ‘Shallow C’ profile, matched to a premium, close grain Indian Rosewood fingerboard with a 10” radius, finished off with an immaculate fret job, using single cut, hand crowned medium jumbo nickel silver frets assures precision, comfort and provides a playing experience which can only be described as luxurious.

The Super-matic features a Hum-single-Hum pickup configuration, with Wilkinson WHHBZ33 offset pole piece ‘Zebra’ humbuckers, wound to a very authentic recipe and a Wilkinson WHSM ‘vintage voiced’ single coil middle pickup.

The combination of carefully voiced and balanced pickups, and the signature Wilkinson 'Vari-coil’ control, (which allows either of the humbuckers to be progressively wound down to single coil), creates an instrument with an

exceptionally versatile palette of sounds capable of literally any musical style.

Available in either Black or Original Classic Burst, withFret-King carry bag, the ATD loaded Fret-King Super-Matic has a Wilkinson ATD self-tuning bridge, a low profile, real time electro-mechanical device utilising micro gearboxes, designed to retrofit into a standard Strat vibrato bridge rout, (or similar), with a micro hex pickup, and a one touch button controlling all the functions and features of this device.

Invisibly incorporating the microprocessor control circuitry, the ATD bridge allows the player, with just one touch of the function button to automatically tune the Super-Matic to standard E-tuning, Fret King says. Tuning status is confirmed in the display, designed to be viewed whilst playing, and overall tuning is assured by the built in chromatic tuner.

Press the function button again, strum, and let the ATD change the guitars tuning from standard E to open G, or change to DADGAD, then to open D - or recalibrate to five additional 'user created' tuning presets.

For more information, visit www.fret-king.com.
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