SUNRISE SKY ELITE – (Family: Pegasus Sky Guitar)
The Sunrise Elite is the most versatile and most advanced flagship among current UJR Sky Guitars.
It is essentially based on the Lionheart Sky Series, but takes it one step further with a powerful on-board integrated effects section and no less than 9-10 master control knobs. This stunning guitar comes with analogue delay and multiple effects section. (Looper is optional)
Wood & Specs:
- Number of strings: 6
- Mahogany body & quilted maple top
- Flamed maple neck, finished in deep amber, golden varnish
- Position markers in abalone (stars)
- Long scale (Strat style – 25.5 inches – 65 cm)
- Neck width at saddle: 4.5 cm
- Neck width towards bridge: 5.9 cm
- Neck join: MW extreme – (Mighty Wing style)
- Deep scalloped from 6th fret
- Number of frets: 33 or 35 – (the top 4 frets are whole-tone steps, counting as 2 frets each)
- Super-Jumbo fret wire – smaller in the higher regions
- ABM super smooth floating tremolo with 3 gold-plated springs
Sound & Tone Engine:
- Mega-Wing III System with 18-volt power supply
- 3 pick-ups: 2 humbuckers & 1 single coil in the middle
- 5 bottom control knobs:
1) volume – 2) treble-range – 3) Mid-range – 4) bass-range – 5) master gain
- On-board delay and multi-effects system
- 4 or 5 top control knobs, depending on choice of configuration:
1-3 = delay & 4-5 = Multi-effects
- 1 on/off switch for effects section with light
- 5-way toggle switch for pick-ups
- 2 humbucker-to-single coil switches, changing the magnetic field
- Midi & piezos optional
- Cyan Magic – 12 blue/turquoise lights with dimmer
Finish & Colour:
- Neck: golden amber varnish
- Body: multi-tone sun-burst glaze with gold dust – either red/amber to black
- (also available in other colours)
- Overall appearance: gold theme
- 2 brass scratch plates – 24 Karat gold plated
- Sky Academy Spiral on body
- USG logo on headstock
- Unique Sky Guitar identification back plate with date, name of series and serial number – 24 Karat gold-plated
- Tronical Powertune Self-Tuning System
- Pick holder
- Black UJR Sky Guitar case with black velvet interior
- Creamy, rich, singing, warm
Sky Guitar Type:
- Pegasus Sky – Super virtuoso & facilitated access to top range
Uli with “Tolstoy” – the first ever SUNRISE ELITE SKY GUITAR on the day it was completed.
Uli onstage in Moscow at the first ever performance with “Tolstoy”
Uli with “Tolstoy” at Loudpark Festival, Japan, 2016 & Klaus Meine/Sorpions
Close-up of the MEGA WING humbucker on a SUNRISE ELITE, belonging to Sky Guitar collector Cesar Chavez.
Cesar’s latest Sky Guitar
Plate on the back with Serial Number
Our latest Sunrise Elite, “Jasmine”, was built for Charlie Travis from Illinois.
Looking gorgeous in the Winter sun.
Finished in November 2018
All new Sky Guitars come with a sturdy and comfortable fibre glass leg rest to facilitate playing the guitars sitting down.
They can be detached easily if so desired.
The effects section on the top
The latest SUNRISE ELITE in concert at the G3 Tour 2018
Uli playing “Jasmine” live for the first time. Sheffield, Corporation, Nov 2018