Ovation mandolins take more than a half-century of esteemed craftsmanship and inspiring design to an unexpected platform, with features that speak to our spirited and forward-thinking philosophies.
In the same vein as our unique and resonant guitars, Ovation mandolins offer highly developed design features such as dutifully constructed bracing and choice tone woods, giving you that signature Ovation power and projection no matter your stage.
Shape: Mandolin Cutaway
Bracing: Mando Quintad
Back: Ovation® Lyrachord® Mandolin Bowl
Top Finish: Distressed Sunburst
Epaulette: Multi-Hole Only
Body Top: AA Solid Spruce
Body Binding: Herringbone
String Gauges: Plain Steel .011/.011, 015/.015, Phosphor Bronze Wound .026/.026, .040/.040
Neck: Hard rock Maple
Neck Finish: Satin Natural
Frets: 21 fully accessible frets
Position Inlays: Pearloid Dots
Scale: 13 7/8"
Nut Material: ABS, 1 3/16"
Electronics: OP-24+ Tthe OP-24+ features 3-band EQ with a bypass switch, a Mid-Shift control for selecting a midrange center frequency of either 400 Hz or 1 kHz, a Pre-Shape circuit for boosting bass and treble response while cutting rumble-prone frequencies below 40 Hz, and a battery status light. To provide complete control over the high-output preamp signal, the OP-24+ has a custom-taper volume slider.
Pickup: Ovation high output
Tuners: Die-Cast Sealed
Machines: Ovation Tuners
Hardware Finish: Gold