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ESP LTD EC-256 Electric Guitar Candy Apple Red Satin


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A single-cutaway electric guitar ready to rock any genre.

The ESP LTD EC-256 electric guitar brings versatile style and robust construction together in one incredible instrument. With its classy single-cutaway body binding and set neck design, it looks as good as it sounds. The EC-256 features a comfortable thin U-shaped 3-piece mahogany neck and roasted jatoba fingerboard with 22 jumbo frets, letting you blaze through solos and riffs with ease. It comes equipped with ESP's acclaimed LH-150 humbucker pickups, now with sleek matte black covers, that pump out bold rock tones. With the EC-256's flexible sound and elegant appointments, your inspired performances will shine.

Rock-Solid Construction Built to Last

The EC-256 electric guitar features set neck construction for rock-solid stability, with a contoured heel joint for easy access to higher frets. The thin U-shaped 3-piece mahogany neck provides strength, while the 24.75" scale length enhances string tension and sustain. Die-cast tuners help keep the EC-256 in tune through intense performances. The smooth black finish resists nicks and scratches. Order the ESP LTD EC-256 today and get ready to rock.

Roasted Jatoba Fingerboard Offers Smooth Playability

The EC-256 features a roasted jatoba fingerboard that enhances stability and feel. Jatoba has a tight, focused tone, while the roasting process improves tuning stability and increases playability. The thin U-shaped neck has a satin finish for fast movement up and down the neck. Position markers guide your playing, while the flag inlays provide an extra touch of style. The generous 22 jumbo frets make it easy to execute bends, vibratos and rapid runs with precision.

Acclaimed ESP LH-150 Pickups Pump Out Killer Tone

This guitar comes equipped with ESP's acclaimed LH-150 humbucker pickups for growling rock tone and singing leads. The neck pickup balances warmth and clarity, while the bridge pickup provides plenty of punch and articulation. Toggle between thick humbucking tones and bright single-coil sounds with the push-pull coil tap. The matte black pickup covers give the EC-256 a sleek modern look. Dial in your tone with the master volume and tone controls.

  • Body type: Solidbody
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck wood: 3-Piece mahogany
  • Shape: Thin U
  • Joint: Set-neck
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Material: Roasted jatoba
  • Fret size: Extra-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Pearloid block inlay
  • Nut width/material: 1.69"(43mm)/Bone
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: ESP humbucker
  • Bridge: ESP humbucker
  • Control layout: Volume, Tone
  • Switch: 3-way
  • Special Electronics: Coil-split (push-pull)
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: TOM-style
  • Tuning machines: LTD Locking
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Orientation: Right-Handed


  • Mahogany body with set-neck construction
  • Three-piece mahogany neck
  • Roasted jatoba fingerboard with 22 extra-jumbo frets
  • ESP LH-150 humbucking pickups
  • Push-pull switch for single-coil tones
  • Gloss black finish with binding