Epiphone Olympic Masterbilt Century, Honeyburst
Epiphone Olympic Masterbilt Century, HoneyburstDetails
The Epiphone Olympic Masterbilt Century Guitar has been inspired by legendary Epiphone designs from the 1930's era. The renowned archtop guitar has been reinvented combining 21st Century acoustic guitar electronics such as a eSonic pre-amp system, and an under-saddle pickup. With its unique small body and solid Spruce top, this guitar features a fixed neck which enables it to resonate as one piece of wood. The sound you can achieve is simple amazing, with its warm woody tones, wide tonal range and punchy volume. The Epiphone Olympic Masterbilt Century keeps in flavour with true 1930's style with its accurate attention to detail such as traditional colour, and signature f-holes. This guitar has tremendous definition for singer/songwriters and soloists.
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Reinvented for the 21st Century
Archtop acoustic guitars of the 1930's were renowned for their warm woody tones, wide tonal range and punchy volume until the electric pickup came along. From then on archtop acoustic guitars became equipped with magnetic amplification and transformed into "electric" guitars. With the new Epiphone Olympic Masterbilt Century, we can see that this technology has come a long way. Featuring a cutting edge eSonic HD pre-amp system and Shadow NanoFlex Under-saddle pickup it is now possible for archtop players to hear their instrument amplified exactly as they hear it unplugged.
Traditional Look of the 1930's
Keeping in style with its original design, the new Olympic Masterbilt features classic "f" sound holes, which show a 1930's replica Epiphone label for added authenticity. With a smaller-sized Mahogany body and solid Spruce top, this guitar certainly provides you with the a great sound and a vintage look. The unique colour tone has been inspired by Epiphone's priceless vintage collection in Nashville, Tennessee and is available in a traditional Honeyburst and a Violin Burst aged gloss finish.
The Mahogany neck has a full rounded “C”- profile that is glued to the body with a dovetail joint for a precise fit so the Olympic will resonate as one piece of wood and add to the overall tone. The Rosewood fretboard has 20 medium frets, a 25.5” scale length, and pearloid "Dot” inlays modeled after the original Olympic guitars.
Pre-Amp System and Under-Saddle Pickup
The Epiphone Olympic Masterbilt Century not only provides you with a compact instrument, but also sounds beautiful un-amplified on a small stage or in the studio. With the new cutting edge eSonic pre-amp system and a Shadow NanoFlex under-saddle pickup, it is now possible to hear the amplified sound exactly as you would hear it unplugged. No archtop player has ever heard an acoustic guitar more accurately represented through a sound system before until now, thanks to this clever technology. It works by simultaneously picking up both the vibrations of the strings and the movement of the soundboard, and produces natural-sounding acoustic tones without the harshness of conventional electric pickups.The Under-saddle pickup has easy-to-access controls for Master Volume and Master EQ, allowing you complete control over how much sound is amplififed. The pre-amp system is powered by a standard 9-volt battery that is easy to access, and easy to replace.
- Inspired by Legendary Epiphone Designs from the 1930’s
- Thin, Vintage Sheen Finish with Antiqued Nickel Hardware
- Equipped with the eSonic HD Pre-amp System
- Solid Spruce Top with Longitudinal Bracing
- Epiphone Limited Lifetime Warranty
Body & Bridge
- Body: Mahogany
- Top:Solid Spruce; Longitudinal Bracing
- Bridge: Floating Adjustable; Ebonoid
- Tailpiece: Historic Epiphone Trapeze
- Finish: Aged Gloss
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Rounded "C" Shape
- Neck Joint: Dovetail Joint/Glued-In
- Truss Rod: Dual-Action
- Truss Rod Cover: Black PVC "Bullet"; 1-layer
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Inlay: Pearloid "Dots"
- Frets: 20; Medium
- Nut: Bone
- Nut Width: 1.69" (43mm)
- Scale Length: 1.69" (43mm)
- Headstock Inlay: Historic Epiphone Dovewing with Pearloid "Banner" logos
Electronics & Hardware
- Pre-amp: eSonic HD (High Definition)
- Pickup: Shadow NanoFlex HD; Under-saddle
- Controls: Master Volume & Master EQ
- Tuners: Historic Epiphone Reissue Tuners with Marboloid "Crown" buttons; Improved to 18:1 ratio
- Power: 9 Volt Battery
- Strings: Cleartone; 12-53
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