ESP LTD H-408B FM 8 String Electric Guitar, See Thru Black Sunburst

999.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 56583

  • 27 Inch Baritone Scale Length
  • Mahogany Body, Flamed Maple Top
  • 24 Fret Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Active EMG 808 Humbuckers
  • Maple Neck, Tune-O-Matic Bridge

ESP LTD H-408B FM 8 String Electric Guitar, See Thru Black Sunburst

The ESP LTD H-408B FM Electric Guitar is a versatile and attractive 8 string electric guitar which features a Mahogany body and thin Maple neck with set-thru construction for advanced sustain and resonance. Also incorporating a sleek 24 fret Rosewood fingerboard, fixed hardtail bridge with string thru body, 27 inch baritone scale length and active EMG 808 humbuckers the H-408B FM is the ultimate guitar for Djent music styles with its attractive see-thru black sunburst finish and deep and aggressive tonality.

Product Ref: 56583

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About ESP Guitars

Over the past 30 years ESP Guitars have become one of the leading electric guitar and bass manufactures across the globe, specialising in metal and rock instruments. With artist such as James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Alexi Laiho, Richie Sambora, Tom Araya and many more ESP Guitars ensure every one of their guitars is a high performance and professional musical instrument.

Baritone Scale Length

Featuring a 27 inch scale length as appose to traditional 24.75, 25 and 25.5 inch scale lengths the H-408B FM provides baritone capabilities. Due to the longer scale length the H-408B can be tuned to a range of low tunings such as standard (F#,B,E,A,D,G,B,E) tuning or fourth tuning (F#,B,E,A,D,G,C,F) particularly favourable with heavy metal players requiring a low and deep tone.

EMG 808 Pickups

The H-408B FM wields a dual set of active EMG 808 humbucking pickups which utilize alnico V loaded wide aperture coils to deliver a truly dynamic 8-string tonality. Eliminating the muddy and muffled low F# sound of prior 8 string guitar pickups the 808's produce a deep and defined low F# response whilst also providing tight, crisp and detailed overall response allowing them to be versatile enough for a huge range of playing styles.

String-Thru Body

Incorporating a fixed bridge with string-thru body construction the LTD H-408B FM provides improved tonality and sustain by transferring vibrations and resonance from the string to the body as it goes over the hardtail bridge and passes through the body.


Body & Bridge

  • Body: Mahogany
  • Body Top: Maple
  • Construction: Set-Thru
  • Finish: See Thru Black Sunburst
  • Bridge: LTD Fixed with String-Thru

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck Profile: Thin U
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Fretboard Radius: 350mm
  • Frets: 24 Extra Jumbo
  • Inlays: Side Block
  • Scale Length: 27"
  • Nut: Moulded
  • Nut Width: 54mm

Hardware & Electronics

  • Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone, 3-Way Blade Switch
  • Bridge Pickup: Active EMG 808 Humbucker
  • Neck Pickup: Active EMG 808 Humbucker
  • Tuners: LTD
  • Strap Buttons: Standard
  • Hardware: Black