Fender Monterey Standard Black

Fender Monterey Standard Black
Designed with player-friendly features for unmatched ergonomic comfort, California Standard acoustics minimize limitations to unleash an ocean of inspiration, allowing creators to focus on what they do best – create.

Fender Monterey Standard Black

Crafted from all-laminated sapele, the comfortable mid-sized concert body of the Monterey Standard has a deep, rich wood grain and produces a satisfyingly warm and balanced tone well-suited for a variety of playing styles. The easy-to-play nato neck is designed with a slim “C”-shaped profile with rounded fingerboard edges for optimal comfort, a short 24.75″ scale length for low string tension, and a 6-in-line headstock for a distinctive look born from Fender’s 1970s-era electric guitar DNA. The Monterey Standard also has a narrow string spacing at the bridge, ideal for players with small hands or those seeking reduced picking-hand fatigue. Other notable details include a silky satin urethane finish, vintage-style tuning machines for smooth, accurate tuning, and a GraphTech® NuBone® nut and saddle for detailed harmonic character. Rounding out the feature list is a Fender® preamp system that allows faithful reproduction of the guitar’s natural sound when plugged into an amplifier or recording device, and includes a built-in tuner for convenient on-the-fly adjustment.

Bold, eye-catching and unique, California Series instruments make no compromises balancing effortless playability, superior sound, and standout style for those who aspire to play something different.


Mid-sized concert body shape
Laminated sapele top, back and sides
Slim “C”-shape nato neck with 6-in-line headstock
Short 24.75″ scale length and narrow string spacing


Body Back: Laminated Sapele
Body Sides: Laminated Sapele
Body Top: Laminated Sapele
Body Finish: Satin
Body Shape: Concert
Rosette: Concentric Rings
Bracing: Quartersawn Scalloped “X”

Neck Material: Sapele
Neck Finish: Satin Urethane
Neck Shape: “C”
Scale Length: 24.75″ (629 mm)
Fingerboard Material: Walnut
Fingerboard Radius: 12″ (305 mm)
Number of Frets: 20 (2 mm)
Nut Material: Graph Tech® NuBone™
Nut Width: 1.69″ (43 mm)
Position Inlays: White Dot

Fender Monterey Standard BlackELECTRONICS
Pre-amp: Fender® FE-A2 Preamp
Controls: Volume, Tone, Integrated Electronic Tuner with On/Off Switch, Low Battery Indicator Light

Bridge: Walnut
Bridge Pins: White with Black Dots
Hardware Finish: Nickel
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style

Strings: Fender® 60L Phosphor Bronze (.012-.052 Gauges)

Case/Gig Bag: Included