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Scottsdale, AZ (January 25, 2013) – Ovation is proud to introduce its new 2080ES acoustic-electric guitar and MM80 acoustic-electric mandolin. Both instruments are handcrafted in Ovation’s New Hartford, CT facility using a harmonious blend of the finest alternative and natural materials to create striking instruments that offer great sound and playability. Production for each model will be limited to 30 pieces.
The Ovation 2080ES and MM80 feature striking carbon fiber twill tops with a birch core and unique Ovation quintad “T”-shaped spruce top bracing. The 2080ES features a deep-contour cutaway Lyrachord body, while the MM80 features a Lyrachord mandolin cutaway body. Both offer distinctively powerful, articulate tone that is rich with projection.
Premium design appointments include a resin-impregnated walnut fingerboard, maple dot fingerboard inlays, natural walnut body binding, and a walnut neck with walnut headstock and gold Schaller tuners.
The 2080ES features an Ovation OCP-1K Compensated pickup and OP-PRO preamplifier system with convenient ¼” and XLR outputs for live and studio applications.
MSRP is $5,199.00 for the Ovation 2080ES acoustic-electric guitar, and $4,999.99 for the MM80 acoustic-electric mandolin. For a list of authorized dealers and to learn more, visit www.ovationguitars.com.
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