Traveler Escape Original

The Original Escape is the original shape of escape series and is a full 25 ½” scale acoustic/electric travel guitar equipped with a headphone preamp. It features custom Shadow piezo pickup and EQ system with ultra compact body shape.

Product Information

Traveler Guitar


Silent – Acoustic Steel String Guitar

Shadow acoustic piezo pickup

Headphone preamp + EQ

*All Traveler Guitars are super lightweight, fit in airline overhead compartments, and using in-body tuning system.


The Original Escape is a full 25 ½” scale acoustic/electric travel guitar equipped with a headphone preamp. The Original Escape’s custom Shadow piezo pickup & EQ system sounds great through headphones or an amplifier, and its compact body shape and full-scale neck have made it one of our most enduring models. Includes gig bag and fits in airline overhead compartments.


Escape original front

Escape original back

Escape EQ

Scale Length: 25 1/2 in.

Pickup(s): Traveler Piezo

Body: Alder

Neck: Eastern American Hard Maple

Finish: Natural Satin Finish

Fingerboard: Ebonized Rosewood

Frets: 22 Medium

Hardware: Chrome 14:1 Gear Ratio (Closed Gear)

Neck Width at Nut: 1 3/4 in.

Strings: D’Addario EJ15 Phosphor Bronze Round Wound Extra Light Acoustic Strings

Overall Length: 29 in.

Overall Depth: 2 1/8 in

Body Thickness: 1 5/8 in.

Body Width: 8 1/4 in.

Weight: 3 lbs. 12 oz.


*Gig Bag Included

Escape gigbag

Q: Are special strings needed for the Escape guitar?

A: No, any conventional guitar strings you choose will work. The Escape comes equipped with D’Addario EJ15 Phosphor Bronze Round Wound Extra Light Acoustic Strings.

Q: Can I place a strap on my guitar?

A: Yes, the Escape is equipped with two standard strap pins.

Q: Does the guitar have a truss-rod?

A: Yes, the Escape has a fully adjustable truss rod, with easy access through the endcap.

Q: Like the Traveler Pro Series, does the Escape have “Stethophones” or any personal listening device?

A: The Escape is equipped with a preamp that doubles as a headphone amplifier. Use a 1/4″ to mini-plug (1/8”) adapter to plug in your headphones. You can switch from headphone to amp mode and control volume, treble, and bass from the preamp. NOTE: unplug your guitar when not in use to avoid draining battery power.

Q: Are Batteries needed to operate the headphones?

A: Yes, the preamp/headphone amp is powered by a 9-volt battery.

Q: Can the Escape plug into any of my amps?

A: Yes, the Escape has a standard 1/4” output jack for plugging into an amp.

Q: Is the body and neck a solid piece of wood?

A: No, the Traveler Escape’s body is alder, with a maple bolt on neck.

Q: What kinds of pick-ups are installed in the Escape?

A: The Escape comes with a Shadow, under the saddle, acoustic piezo pick-up.

Q: What kind of warranty does The Escape have?

A: The Escape comes with a three year limited warranty.

Q: Are there any moving parts on the Escape?

A: No, the Escape has no movable parts. When you take it out of the gig bag, it is ready to play.

Q: Is the scale of the Escape like my acoustic?

A: Yes, the Escape is a traditional full 25 1/2” scale.



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