The Epiphone DR-100 dreadnaught is Epiphone's best selling acoustic. All the basic elements you want-traditional shape Mahogany back and sides, Select Spruce top, Rosewood fingerboard and bridge make this a great entry-level instrument.
The Epiphone DR-100 is a fantastic value acoustic guitar, in the classic dreadnought shape. Top of the DR-100 is made from select spruce, while the back and sides are constructed from mahogany, giving the DR-100 balanced expression, warm bass, and excellent projection.
Epiphone's Most Popular and Affordable Acoustic
The DR-100 has long been Epiphone's best selling acoustic guitar with the look, sound, and build quality that first time players and professionals expect to find when they pick up an Epiphone.
The dreadnought is considered the classic go-to shape for bluegrass, folk, rock, country, and everything in-between. The dreadnought sound is commanding when required, but its balanced sound means that at any volume, you can be heard and hear yourself well, too.
Select Spruce Tonewood
The DR-100 features a Select Spruce top. Spruce is a rich and complex tonewood that begins to breath and improve with age the more its played. So play the DR-100 as much as you can! The DR-100 body is made from mahogany and the bridge is made from carved rosewood. Guitars endure great stress between the nut and bridge and rosewood has proven to be both long lasting and a perfect compliment to a Select Spruce Top. The classic black vintage style pickguard is easy to spot on stage or across the room and has the iconic "Epiphone" E.
The DR-100 mahogany neck is glued-in at the 14th fret and features a 25.5" scale, a SlimTaper shape and a rosewood fingerboard with dot fret markers. Epiphone's iconic Sloped Dovewing headstock completes the look with die-cast premium tuners and is available in Ebony, Natural, and Vintage Sunburst finishes.
Epiphone is one of American's oldest and most revered instrument makers and since 1873, Epiphone has made instruments for every style of popular music. The name evokes both history and the spirit of invention. Epiphone has been an audible presence in every great musical era from the mandolin craze of the early 1900s to jazz age guitars of the 1920s. From swing-era archtops through post-war pop, jazz, R&B, and early rock n' roll.
From the "British Invasion" to heavy metal, punk, grunge, and thrash. And now, in the 21st century, new Epiphone technical breakthroughs such as the ProBucker pickup, series parallel switching, built-in KillSwitch pots, the Shadow NanoFlex and NanoMag pickup systems, and premier acoustic/electric guitars with the eSonic preamp have brought the historic name to a new generation.