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Key Features

  • Equipped With Fishman Preamp For Optional Amplified Performance
  • USB Output For Recording Purposes With USB Compatible Device
  • Mahogany Top Produces Direct Focus With Strong Fundamentals
  • Mahogany Body Adds Emphasis To Bass & Treble Tones
  • Cutaway Profile For Easy Access To Upper Frets


Vintage VEC501 Electro Acoustic w/ USB, Satin Mahogany




The Vintage VEC501 Electro Acoustic w/ USB, Satin Mahogany provides the player with a modern twist on a classic western styled guitar by offering a powerful sounding dreadnought body combined with a sonically-rich mixture of tonewoods, built-in Fishman Isys+ preamp and mini USB output. With a solid mahogany top and mahogany body, the Vintage VEC501 delivers a warm, full-bodied sound with plenty of resonance and versatility. This stunning electro acoustic guitar also has a dreadnought body, perfect for flatpicking, western and country licks, as well as accommodating numerous genres and playing styles with ease. Additionally, the VEC501 also features a venetian cutaway profile for added comfort and easy access upper frets. Furthermore, the Vintage VEC501 also comes equipped with a Fishman Isys+ preamp system with mini USB output, enabling the player to connect to a USB compatible device for recording purposes, perfect for the gigging guitarist, recording musician, and singer/songwriter.


Full Description


All-Mahogany Construction


The Vintage VEC501 comes equipped with a mahogany top that offers a natural compression, creating strong fundamentals with a clear, direct focus. The solid top is attached to rich-sounding mahogany back and sides which produce a resonant distinct warmth. Additionally, used as back and side panels, the mahogany delivers a meaty mid-range, producing punchy, woody tones with plenty of depth and complexity that will please most playing styles. This sonically-pleasing mixture of tonewoods produces a rich, full-bodied acoustic sound, offering warmth, and resonance with a powerful response.


Dreadnought Cutaway


With a traditional dreadnought body and cutaway profile, the player is certain to benefit from its full-bodied, commanding voice and easy access to upper frets. The VEC501's dreadnought body offers great volume and projection whilst maintaining overall tonal balance, perfect for a wide range of genres and a loud acoustic performance. The tone produced is able to accommodate numerous genres and playing styles with ease, from rock, pop, indie, folk, roots music, and country, as well as flatpicking, western, and slide techniques. Furthermore, the big, bold dreadnought body offers a comfortable playing experience, although it is better-suited to the player more comfortable with bigger-bodied guitars, and those with a longer reach. For added comfort, the VEC501 also features a venetian cutaway profile that provides easy access to upper frets and more challenging chords with ease.


Fishman Isys+ & USB Output


The Vintage VEC501 comes equipped with a Fishman Isys+ preamp system with mini USB output, perfect for live, studio and rehearsal settings. The preamp features volume, bass and treble rotary controls for enhanced tone shaping. In addition, the preamp also features a phase button that reduces undesirable feedback when plugged in. As well as all this, the Fishman Isys+ also has a built-in tuner that provides precise and easy tuning whether performing acoustically or amplified. Lastly, the player can also benefit from the built-in mini USB output, allowing the player to connect to a USB compatible device for recording purposes, cable included.


Eastern Mahogany Neck & Rosewood Fingerboard


Constructed from mahogany, the VEC501's neck produces warmth, resonance and a clear top end, as well as having a nature that allows it to respond superbly to numerous techniques and playing styles with ease. The neck is topped with a rosewood fingerboard that adds warmth and clarity to the overall tone whilst providing a smooth, energetic playing experience. For added aesthetic appeal, the fingerboard also has a Vintage 'V' inlaid on the 12th fret that sits along side some simplistic dot inlays.



  • Perfect for the gigging guitarist due to built-in Fishman electronics
  • Enhance the amplified tone with easy to use controls
  • Record easily by plugging USB cable into USB compatible device, perfect for unleashing creativity
  • USB cable included for guitar's USB output
  • Smaller preamp footprint for easier access to controls
  • Classic western styled guitar, perfect for flatpicking and country licks
  • Cutaway profile for added comfort and easy access to more challenging chords
  • Satin finish and abalone/herringbone rosette offers stunning yet authentic appearance
  • Vintage 'V' inlay offers added aesthetic appeal
  • Rosewood fingerboard and bridge for added clarity
  • Transparent scratch plate for added protection against pick damage




Body & Bridge

  • Top Material: Solid Mahogany
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Body Type: Dreadnought Cutaway
  • Bridge Material: Rosewood
  • Saddle: NuBone
  • Binding: Maple
  • Finish: Satin
  • Colour: Natural (Mahogany)
  • Rosette: Herringbone/Abalone


Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Eastern Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Dot w/ Vintage 'V' on 12th Fret
  • Scale Length: 648 mm
  • Number of Frets: 20


Hardware & Electronics

  • Hardware Colour: Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Die-Cast
  • Strings: High Quality USA Made
  • Pickup: Fishman Sonitone
  • Preamp: Fishman Isys+ w/ USB Output
  • Preamp Controls:Volume/Tuner/Bass/Treble/Phase/Battery Check/USB Output

Vintage VEC 501 MH USB

SKU: Vintage VEC 501 MH USB
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