True creativity requires something new, something like the inspiring sound and feel of Fender's Malibu Player. The exclusive small-body shape’s short scale gives it a slightly “slinkier” feel, encouraging you to reach for new chords and melodies.
It looks as stunning as it sounds, with a gloss metallic solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides, as well as a matching painted 6-in-line headstock and crème binding giving it a shot of electrifying attitude. The bold style and balanced, articulate sound make the Malibu Player a natural partner on stage and in the studio.
The same no-compromise attitude that gives the Malibu Player its uniquely killer vibe extends to every aspect of its construction. It features optimized bracing for reduced mass and superior resonance, a Graph Tech® NuBone® nut and saddle for greater sustain and a Fishman® preamp system that makes it easy to plug in without sacrificing the guitar's natural sound.
The lightweight mahogany neck features a comfortable, easy-to-play, slim-taper “C”-shaped profile suitable for any playing style, and its walnut fingerboard and bridge further augment this instrument's vibrant tone.
With superb playability, distinctive looks and unmistakable Fender vibe, the Malibu Player is an instrument for a new generation of fearless players.
Fender Malibu Player Specifications:
Model Name: Malibu Player
Series: California Series
Body Shape: Malibu
Body Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Back and Sides: Mahogany
Body Finish: Gloss Poly
Rosette: 2-ring B/W/B
Neck Finish: Satin
Fingerboard: Walnut, 15.75” (400 mm)
Position Inlays: Dot
Nut (Material/Width): Graph Tech® NuBone®, 1.69” (43 mm)
Tuning Machines: Sealed Nickel
Scale Length: 24.1” (612 mm)
Bridge: Modern Viking
Pickguard: 3-Ply Gold
Hardware Finish: Nickel
Strings: Fender® Dura-Tone® Coated 80/20 Bronze (.012-.052 Gauge)
Weight: 7.550 lbs
Dimensions (LxWxH): 42.750" x 15.500" x 6.000