ESP LTD H-Series (Quilted Maple/Fade Sky Blue)

by ESP
Original Price $1,799.00
Current Price $1,479.00

Mahogany Body, Quilted Maple Top

The H-401 has a comfortably weighted Mahogany body topped with Quilted Maple to provide a uniquely stunning appeal. The Mahogany delivers a well-balanced, warm tone that features plenty of grind and bite to offer a decent amount of depth. The body brings fullness to the guitars lows and appeal to the highs, whilst the Quilted Maple top provides brightness to the top end and tightens up the lows.

Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard

The ESP LTD has a 3pc Maple neck with a Rosewood fingerboard to deliver warm, bright tones. The Maple offers roundness to the tone, providing bright characteristics and an excellent amount of sustain. The Rosewood offers sweetness to the tone, smoothing it out and furring it up a little. The Maple and Rosewood Combination provides the H-401 with sparkling highs with some sizzle, a midrange that’s open with a snappy attack, and lows that are firm and thick.

EMG 85/81 Humbuckers

Equipped with an EMG 85 humbucker and an EMG 81 humbucker, The LTD produces ferocious tones that are incredibly versatile. The EMG 85 humbucker is set at the neck and provides an exceptionally powerful tone that offer an array of sounds. With its close aperture coils and alnico 5 magnets to provide a muscular growl, the pickup can produce soothing lead tones. The EMG 81 is set at the bridge and features close aperture coils and powerful ceramic magnets to deliver a tone designed with detailed intensity. The 81 humbucker offers a fluid sustain that allows leads to slice through any mix and has an incredible amount of high end cut.

About ESP Guitars

ESP LTD is a Japanese guitar manufacturer, established in 1975, primarily focused on the production of electric guitars and basses. Their product range will suit a wide variety of budgets and playing styles, with their popular Signature, Standard, Original, Graphic, Xtone, and Left Handed series' guitars. The company has a growing number of high profile artists who have designed their own signature instruments, such as Ron Wood, Kirk Hammett, Jeff Hanneman and many more.


Body & Bridge

  • Top: Quilted Maple
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Bridge: LTD Fixed w/String Through
  • Constructions: Set-Through
  • Finish: Faded Sky Blue

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: 3pc Maple
  • Profile: Thin U
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Radius: 350mm
  • Scale: 25.5”
  • Width at Nut: 42mm
  • Frets: Extra Jumbo
  • Number of Frets: 24

Electronics & Hardware

  • Neck Pickup: EMG 85
  • Bridge Pickup: EMG 81
  • Electronics: Active
  • Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone, 3-Way Switch
  • Machine Heads: Grover
  • Nut: Moulded
  • Strap Locks: Standard
  • Hardware: Black