A powerhouse. Born to perform. The Epiphone DR-500MCE Masterbilt Electro Acoustic comes from a long, rich heritage. First seen in 1931, original Epiphone Masterbilts quickly became hugely sought after. In the present day, the Masterbilt's legacy still lives on. And this DR-500MCE keeps that iconic Masterbilt style alive and thriving.
Modern design elements and traditional features come together to bring you an instrument you won't forget. One with indulgent, classic acoustic tone. One with distinctive vintage style. And one that offers an effortless feel. Plus, with built-in electronics, there's nothing to stop you pursuing your sonic passion, and taking to the spotlight. So what are you waiting for?
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Classic acoustic sound. And it's instantly recognisable. Welcoming a quality, all-solid spruce and mahogany construction. Now you have heaps of tonal flavour for sonic moulding, right at your fingertips. And, with an all-solid build, you have an instrument that keeps blossoming with age. Rewarding you with richness beyond belief and spine-tingling, indulgent character that'll keep your music thriving for years to come.
Tone that's driven decades of music. This is the sound that’s known among players as the most 'classic' acoustic tone on the market, which has long been cherished and sought-after by many guitarists and singer-songwriters. Not just for the combo's delicious dynamics. But for its authentic warmth and distinct punch too. Immerse yourself in versatility you'll forever appreciate. And richness that keeps your notes thriving, and your playing style - majestic. It's time to play an instrument that wants you to do nothing more than find your real persona, and ignite it...
Your smoothest playing action yet. Players across the Epiphone community adore the Masterbilt's low action and smooth, comfortable feel. And if you're looking for a fast-paced feel to unleash bluesy rhythms and/or alternative styles, you've found everything you need in the DR-500MCE. A sleek satin finish allows you to glide up and down the neck with an effortless manner. While a slim taper neck with a D-profile not only offers ergonomic comfort but the playability to really enable your music to excel. Built for performance, this an instrument that provides playing freedom, and sensational fretting comfort.
Crave more ''oomph''? The Epiphone DR500MCE gives you exactly that. It has a traditional body that was born to perform. Bringing you a bold, commanding, classic dreadnought tone with a rich, full sound. And built with such a responsive nature, this Masterbilt Electro Acoustic is perfect for digging deep into your creativity.
With such a big body, there's plenty of room to give you boom, depth, and rumbles of richness. So if you're jamming with fellow musicians or practising acoustically, you've got plenty of volume with the DR-500MCE. And, if you're looking for big and bold with plenty of versatility, this is it. From first strum, this Epiphone Masterbilt delivers an addictive richness. And its wide-reaching dynamic combined with its dreadnought size makes This DR-500MCE one powerhouse of an instrument. With an exceptional response to your individuality and a smooth Venetian cutaway, you'll never be restricted with your playing. So do your next show justice with a guitar that was born to step your performance up a notch.
So, it was only right that this Epiphone DR-500MCE Masterbilt got updated with Fishman electronics. To make live performance one seamless, natural experience from the comfort of your home to the studio, and on to the stage. Explore the luscious sound of your solid top, amplified. All courtesy of a Fishman Sonicore pickup that captures all that solid-timber magic, and delivers it with silky-smooth execution. You also have complete control with a Fishman Presys preamp, allowing you to inject your live sound with your own individual flair. It's time to unleash your music.