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Dean Guitars introduces Z Select Fluence black satin


TAMPA, FL — Dean Guitars introduces the Z Select Fluence Black Satin electric. This new model features the addition of Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Pickups for tonal options that are virtually endless. Combining aggressive style with a high-quality build, the Z Select Fluence Black Satin comes fully loaded with plenty of sophisticated flair.

Dean’s Select Series is designed by musicians for musicians, with top-level craftsmanship and high-quality parts. Like other Select Series models, the Z Select Fluence Black Satin starts off with eastern mahogany for the body and 3-piece neck, on a 24 ¾-inch scale. The set-through neck construction allows for stability and durability, while a dual-action truss rod enables intonation adjustments as needed. Dean’s Satin Neck design enhances playability, assisted by 22 jumbo frets finished with pearloid ultra inlays. The dramatically contoured heel joint provides players the utmost access to the upper registry for blistering solos.

Whether it’s time to slay or subdue, players will have plenty of tonal options with the versatile Fishman Fluence Modern Humbuckers at the neck and bridge. These Multi-Voice™ pickups are known to avoid the hum and noise that plague even the most coveted wire-wound pickups, revealing pure, uncorrupted, and musical tone. The easily accessible controls include Volume and push-pull Tone, along with a high-quality audio taper pot for a smooth roll that won’t destroy the tone.

To further enhance the mechanical stability of the Z Select Fluence Black Satin, Dean has selected a Graph Tech NuBone nut (1 11/16-inch width), a Tune-o-matic bridge with an eye-catching Z plate, and Grover 18:1 tuners. Black speed knobs and black hardware provide an edgy aesthetic to polish off the look. Dean’s V-shaped headstock, featuring a chrome logo, and 5-ply black-white binding provide a splash of class in the finishing details.

In the Select Series, Dean has proven that iconic body shapes can meet a modern palate. The Z Select Fluence Black Satin finds that harmony, balancing a classic look with modern innovations that suit the needs of today’s players.

Learn more and get a closer look at www.deanguitars.com.

About Dean Guitars:
Led by CEO Evan Rubinson, Dean Guitars is a musician-run enterprise, having worked with some of the biggest names in the industry on the biggest stages and in the best studios all over the world. Since 1977, Dean Guitars has catered to musicians in all genres, at all skill levels, and has the most recognizable headstock profile in the industry.


Name Z Select Fluence Black Satin

Dexterity Right Handed

Body Material Eastern Mahogany

Body Type ZTop

Material Eastern Mahogany

Top Contour Flat Top

Neck Material 3 Piece Eastern Mahogany

Scale Length 24 3/4″ (629mm)

Construction Set Thru Neck

Neck Shape V

Fretboard Material Ebony

Inlays Pearloid Ultra

# of Frets 22 Jumbo

Fretboard Radius 12″ (305mm)

Year 2022

Nut Graph Tech Nu Bone

Nut Width 1 11/16″ (43mm)

Tuners Grover 18:1

Knobs Speed Black

Hardware Color Black

Bridge Tune-O-Matic (With Z Plate)

Pickup (Neck) Fishman Fluence Modern

Pickup (Bridge) Fishman Fluence Modern

Binding 5 Ply B/W/B/W/B

Finish Black Satin

Country of Origin Indonesia

Truss Rod Dual Action

Controls Vol/ Tone Push Pull Tone

Strings D’Addario EXL120 (.009-.042)