Epiphone DR-400MCE Acoustic/Electric, Faded Cherry Sunburst
Masterbilt DR-400MCE Acoustic/Electric Guitar
Epiphone’s most affordable solid-body acoustic guitar plus eSonic™ HD preamp system
The Masterbilt DR-400MCE Acoustic/Electric Guitar is Epiphone’s most affordable solid body acoustic guitar ever made with the legendary build quality that Masterbilts are world famous for. Featuring a Solid Sitka Spruce Top, cutaway for easy access, Mahogany body and neck, bone nut, and the superb eSonic™ HD preamp system and NanoFlex-HD pickup for true acoustic sound when plugged in. Available in Natural Satin, Faded Cherry Sunburst and Violinburst.
Solid Sitka Spruce Top: Like all Masterbilts, the DR-400MCE features a solid wood top made from Solid Sitka Spruce and available in Natural Satin or Faded Cherry Sunburst Satin finishes. The DR-400MCE has a smooth cutaway for easy upper fret access and both the body and headstock black and white binding. The body and neck are made from solid Mahogany and have a natural satin finish. The Mahogany neck has an easy-to-play 1960's SlimTaper™ profile and is glued to the body with a Dovetail joint. The Torrefied Composite "Blackwood” fingerboard has a 25.5” scale length, bone nut, 20 medium jumbo frets, and a 14” radius along with elegant pearloid “dot” inlays. The headstock has the classic Masterbilt asymmetrical profile with a pearloid 30s era Masterbilt logo and vintage "Stickpin" inlay. The cover for the two-way adjustable truss rod has “Masterbilt” in white. The body has an imitation tortoise pickguard, a Torrefied Composite "Blackwood” bridge, and a compensated bone saddle.
eSonic™ HD preamp system: The Masterbilt DR-400MCE is powered by the superb eSonic™ HD preamp system and NanoFlex-HD pickup located under the saddle. The eSonic preamp system is recognized as one of the best in the world for amplifying the true acoustic tone of your guitar on any stage without the harshness most acoustic guitar pickups are known for. Designed by Shadow Germany, the eSonic HD preamp’s sensitive controls are mounted in the soundhole for fast access and include Master Volume and Master EQ with center detent. The NanoFlex-HD pick up is powered by a long lasting 9-volt battery. The battery compartment is located next to the nickel ¼” output jack for easy changing.
Solid Hardware: All of Epiphone’s Masterbilt acoustic guitars come with solid and reliable hardware. The DR-400MCE include Epiphone Vintage Premium Open-Back machine heads with a pro 18:1 tuning ratio plus a nickel ¼” output jack and nickel strap buttons. The DR-400MCE is set up at the factory with Cleartone® 12-53 acoustic guitar strings. An Epiphone hard case is also available.
Lifetime Guarantee: All Epiphone instruments are backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty and Gibson Brands 24/7/365 customer service available to Epiphone owners anywhere in the world, anytime. Visit your Authorized Epiphone Dealer today to audition the affordable Masterbilt DR-400MCE and discover the legendary quality of Epiphone Masterbilt acoustic guitars.
|Top Material||Solid Sitka Spruce|
|Body Material||Solid Mahogany|
|Neck Material||Solid Mahogany|
|Neck Shape||1960's SlimTaper™|
|Neck Joint||Glued-In, Dovetail|
|Truss Rod||2-way, adjustable|
|Truss Rod Cover||2 ply (B/W); "Masterbilt" in White|
|Headstock||Asymetrical "Masterbilt" shape with pearloid "Epiphone" logo and Masterbilt "Stickpin" inlay|
|Fingerboard Material||Torrefied Composite "Blackwood"; FSC® Certified; Pearloid "DOT" inlays|
|Binding||Body Top: 4-Layer (Black/Ivory/Black/Ivory)|
|Body Back: 2-Layer (Black/Ivory)|
|Headstock: 2-Layer (Black/Ivory)|
|Electronics:||eSonic-HD preamp with NanoFlex-HD pickup under the saddle|
|Master Volume, Master EQ with detent; Sound Hole Mounted|
|Output Jack:||1/4" with 9-volt battery compartment|
|Bridge||Torrefied Composite "Blackwood"; FSC® Certified|
|Machine Heads||Epiphone Vintage Premium; Open-Back; 18:1 Ratio|
|Body Dimensions:||Lower Bout: 16"|
|Upper Bout: 11.5"|
|Lower Depth: 4.875"|
|Upper Depth: 4"|
|Options:||Hard Case (940-EDREAD)