Bold, innovative and rugged, the Player Telecaster is pure Fender, through and through. The feel, the style and, most importantly, the sound—they’re all there, waiting for you to make them whisper or wail for your music. Versatile enough to handle almost anything you can create and durable enough to survive any gig, this workhorse is a trusty sidekick for your musical vision.
Alder body with gloss finish
Two Player Series single-coil Telecaster pickups
“Modern C"-shaped neck profile
String-through-body bridge with bent-steel saddles
Player Series Pickups
Designed for authentic Fender tone—with a bit of an edge—the Player Series pickups keep a foot in the past while looking to the future.
Bent-Steel Bridge Saddles
This string-through-body Telecaster bridge features bent-steel saddles to add a bit of zing to your tone.
“Modern C” Neck Profile
This neck is designed for comfort and performance, with a “Modern C”-shaped profile and a smooth back finish—ideal for almost any playing style.
Adding another fret lets you bend the highest D up to an E, giving you access to four octaves of musical possibilities.
More Traditional Body
The Player Telecaster body is hand-shaped to original specifications.
“F”-Stamped Neck Plate
Each Player Telecaster includes an “F”-stamped neck plate, leaving no doubt as to the instrument’s pedigree.
Body Material Alder
Body Finish Gloss Polyester
Body Shape Telecaster®
Neck Material Maple
Neck Finish Satin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
Neck Shape Modern "C"
Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Material Maple
Fingerboard Radius 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets 22
Fret Size Medium Jumbo
Nut Material Synthetic Bone
Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays Black Dots
Truss Rod Standard
Truss Rod Nut 3/16" Hex Adjustment
Bridge Pickup Player Series Alnico 5 Tele® Single-Coil
Neck Pickup Player Series Alnico 5 Tele Single-Coil
Controls Master Volume, Master Tone
Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Bridge 6-Saddle String-Through-Body Tele® with Bent Steel Saddles
Hardware Finish Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines Standard Cast/Sealed
Pickguard 3-Ply Parchment
Control Knobs Knurled Flat-Top
Switch Tip Barrel Style
Neck Plate 4-Bolt "F" Stamped
Strings Fender® USA, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges)