Epiphone DR-100

(1 customer review)


If you’re looking for a classic, reliable acoustic guitar with great sound and playability, look no further than the Epiphone DR-100!



The Epiphone DR-100 is a well-known and popular acoustic guitar among beginners and professionals alike. It is a budget-friendly instrument that manages to provide excellent sound and durability.

The DR-100 is made from top-quality materials for the back and sides, a select spruce top that provides a rich and balanced tone, and the rosewood fretboard, which gives the guitar a smooth and comfortable feel.

This guitar boasts a dreadnought body shape, a traditional design that has been favored by many musicians since the 1930s for its powerful sound projection and full-bodied tonality. The body of the DR-100 features a graceful cutaway design that makes it easy for the player to reach the upper frets.

One of the great things about this guitar is its easy playing action. It has a reduced string height, which means that the strings are closer to the fretboard. This means that the guitar is easier to play, especially for beginners who might struggle with high-action guitars.

In terms of sound, the DR-100 packs a punch. It produces a rich, warm tone with ample volume and projection, making it ideal for strumming and fingerpicking. The sustain and note clarity are also very impressive, making the guitar suitable for both quiet practice sessions and live performances.

The DR-100 is also built to last. The hardware is sturdy and dependable, and the sleek design ensures that the guitar is both visually appealing and functional. The tuning machines hold their tuning very well, and the guitar comes with D’Addario strings that are of high quality.

Overall, the Epiphone DR-100 is a fantastic choice for anyone looking for an affordable, high-quality acoustic guitar. With its excellent sound, easy playability, and durable construction, it’s no surprise that this instrument is a popular choice among beginners and professionals alike.

Epiphone DR-100 properties

Product name DR-100
Brand Epiphone
Type String Instruments
String Instruments Acoustic Guitar
Number of Strings 6 pcs
String Type Nylon
Built-in Microphone No
Number of Frets 20
Cutaway No Cutaway
Size 4/4
Wood Type (front) Spruce
Wood Type (back) Mahogany
Wood Type (body sides) Mahogany
Wood Type (neck) Mahogany
Wood Type (fretboard) Rosewood

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Built-in Microphone

Number of Frets



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1 review for Epiphone DR-100

  1. Elon

    This is probably the best budget proposition on the market for classical guitars. A very good guitar with a case at this price is really a rarity.
    I am very happy with this guitar. It has a very cool, warm classic sound. She holds the outfit for a long time and is finished very nicely.
    I bought a week ago and am very happy with the choice. I have a very good classical guitar for this money.
    If someone is looking for an inexpensive, good sounding and tuning classical guitar, this is a good proposition.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What type of pickup should be installed in the Epiphone DR-100 to achieve a balanced sound across its entire fingerboard?

The Epiphone DR-100 already has an excellent pickup system that is well suited for this guitar. Alnico V humbuckers and the tone control options, you can easily adjust the balance of your sound to suit your playing style. However, if you desire additional pickups or upgrades, we recommend adding a passive pickup near the bridge to help balance out the low-end frequencies that may be boosted by the active pickup at the neck. Overall, the DR-100 is already well set up for balanced sound across its entire fingerboard, but small adjustments can still be made depending on your preferences and playing style.

How does the Epiphone DR-100's scalloped Sitka spruce top contribute to its exceptional projection and tonality?

The Epiphone DR-100's scalloped Sitka spruce top is a key factor in its exceptional projection and tonality. Scalloping refers to the gentle curve that has been carved into the bracing underneath the strings. This design element allows for a more efficient transfer of vibrations from the strings to the soundboard, resulting in a louder and more resonant tone. The Sitka spruce itself is a premium tonewood known for its brightness, clarity, and projection. Together, these features contribute to the DR-100's impressive volume and rich, full-bodied sound that is sure to impress any acoustic guitar player.