Epiphone Lil’ Tex


Experience the soulful sound of the Epiphone Lil’ Tex – the perfect guitar for beginners and experienced musicians alike.




The Epiphone Lil’ Tex is an affordable acoustic guitar that provides a classic, vintage-style sound. It is inspired by the legendary Gibson J-200, which has been played by many famous musicians, such as Elvis Presley and Bob Dylan. This model is a smaller version of the J-200, making it more comfortable for smaller players or those who prefer a more compact instrument.

The Lil’ Tex features a Solid Sitka Spruce top and mahogany back and sides, providing a balanced and warm tone. The SlimTaper profile neck is also made of mahogany and has a rosewood fingerboard with 20 medium frets. The guitar has a natural finish with a tortoiseshell pickguard, giving it a classic and stylish look.

Another feature that makes the Lil’ Tex stand out is its Fishman Sonicore pickup system, which allows the guitar to be amplified for live performances or recording sessions. The system also includes a Sonitone preamp with volume and tone controls, making it easy to adjust the sound to suit your preference.

Overall, the Epiphone Lil’ Tex is a versatile and reliable instrument for both beginners and experienced players. Its design and sound quality make it a great choice for country, folk, and acoustic-rock styles.

Epiphone Lil’ Tex properties

Product name Lil’ Tex
Brand Epiphone
Type String Instruments
String Instruments Acoustic Guitar
Number of Strings 6 pcs
Handedness Right-handed
Number of Frets 19
Cutaway No Cutaway
Size 4/4
Pickguard Yes
Wood Type (front) Spruce
Wood Type (back) Sapele
Wood Type (body sides) Sapele
Wood Type (neck) Mahogany
Colour Fireburst/Colourburst

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Frequently Asked Questions:

How does the onboard preamp system of the Epiphone Lil' Tex acoustic guitar enhance its overall tone and versatility for stage performances?

The onboard preamp system of the Epiphone Lil' Tex acoustic guitar significantly enhances its overall tone and versatility for stage performances. This system includes a built-in preamplifier, equalizer, and volume control that allow for fine-tuning of the instrument's acoustics to suit various performance settings. The preamp ensures a clear and balanced sound that can cut through loud band mixes or amplified PA systems, making it ideal for live stage performances where acoustic instruments may otherwise get lost in the mix. Additionally, the equalizer allows for adjustment of bass, midrange, and treble frequencies to suit different playing styles and performance venues. Overall, this preamp system adds a level of flexibility and versatility that makes the Epiphone Lil' Tex an excellent choice for musicians who want to take their acoustic guitar performances to the stage.

How does the onboard piezo pickup system in the Epiphone Lil' Tex contribute to its versatile tone capabilities?

The onboard piezo pickup system in the Epiphone Lil' Tex allows for versatile tone capabilities by providing both acoustic and electric sounds. This innovative feature allows players to switch seamlessly between a rich, natural acoustic sound and a bright, crisp electric tone with the push of a button. Whether playing traditional blues or experimenting with more modern genres, the piezo pickup system in the Epiphone Lil' Tex provides the flexibility needed for a wide range of musical styles.

How does the proprietary '60s style humbucker pickup on the Epiphone Lil' Tex differ from traditional humbuckers, and how does it contribute to its unique tone?

The proprietary '60s style humbucker pickup on the Epiphone Lil' Tex is designed to deliver a unique tonal character that sets it apart from traditional humbuckers. While traditional humbuckers typically produce a rich, full-bodied sound with plenty of low-end power and midrange growl, the '60s style pickups on the Lil' Tex are brighter and more articulate in their response. The brightness is achieved through a higher output level than traditional humbuckers, which results in a greater emphasis on high frequencies. This clarity allows for greater note definition and a clearer separation between notes, especially at higher gain levels. The midrange response is also slightly scooped, which helps to reduce muddy or boxy tones that can occur with some traditional humbuckers, while still retaining plenty of warmth and depth in the sound. Overall, the unique tonal characteristics of these pickups contribute to a bright, clear, and articulate sound that is perfect for players who prefer a more modern or high-gain style of playing. Whether you're looking to achieve searing leads, tight rhythm work, or anything in between, the Epiphone Lil' Tex with its proprietary '60s style humbuckers is an excellent choice for players who demand exceptional tonal clarity and definition from their instruments.