The Epiphone Limited Edition EL-00 Pro Spruce Electro Acoustic with Ebony finish continues the celebrated tradition set out by the 1930s' flattops associated with Epiphone's first golden age. By combining vintage charm with modern technological improvements, Epiphone have crafted a guitar that boasts an enviable level of versatility that is normally associated with models carrying a significantly higher price tag. Whether you're a subtle fingerpicker, or an all-out pick-heavy strummer, the Limited Edition EL-00 PRO Spruce is everything you could want and more.
"Blues box"-style body
Given its name due to its favourability by blue players through the decades, the blues box-style parlour body shape is so loved thanks to its lush timbre, short scale, and lightweight feel that makes it a joy to perform with. The spruce top offers a punchier response than that of the mahogany model, acting as an expressive soundboard that gleefully projects the warmth and depth of tone created by the select mahogany body. A brooding ebony finish is completed with by the single-ply ivory binding along the back, and a cool 3-ply ivory/black binding around the top; a firestripe pickguard with vintage metal "E" completes the sophisticated aesthetic.
Solid mahogany neck
Fitted to the body via a resilient dovetail neck joint - glued-in for greater reinforcement - is a durable mahogany neck, which has been shaped to a slender 1960s' SlimTaper D profile. Married to the neck is a heavenly rosewood fingerboard, home to 19 medium-sized frets that are adorned with pearloid dot position inlays to guide your way. Subtle single-ply black binding traces the edge of the fingerboard to ensure smooth transitions between each fret. The 12-inch fingerboard radius accommodates smooth string bends and freedom of movement around every fret.
At one end of the fingerboard lies a 1.68-inch nut, which works closely with the Grover mini-Rotomatic tuning machines with 14:1 gear ratio to upheld string tension and tuning integrity with precision. At the body end is a straight rosewood bridge, which creates a seamless connection between the strings and body for optimised intonation and sustain.
You’ll find a Fishman Sonicore pickup underneath the Epiphone EL-00 Pro Electro Acoustic Guitar’s saddle, while the Fishman Sonitone preamp is mounted discreetly in the soundhole. This setup gives you easy access to the preamp’s Master Volume and Tone rotary controls without getting in the way or taking away from the overall aesthetic of the guitar.
The Epiphone Limited Edition EL-00 PRO Spruce Electro Acoustic in Ebony is an outstanding guitar that offers the best of vintage-style and modern sensibilities. If you're looking for something special but don't want to break the bank, this is the model you've been waiting for.
Manufacturer Epiphone Model Limited Edition EL-00 Pro Spruce Electro Acoustic Body Shape Parlour Guitar Size Full Top Material Spruce Back & Side Material Select Mahogany Neck Material Mahogany Scale Length 24.75-inches Fingerboard Material Rosewood Tuners Grover mini-Rotomatics; 14:1 ratio Number of Strings 6 Number of Frets 19 Binding
- Fingerboard - 1-ply (Black)
- Headstock - None
- Body Top - 3-ply (Ivory/Black)
- Body Back - 1 ply (Ivory)
Bridge Rosewood; Straight Nut & Saddle Imitation Bone Pickguard Firestripe with vintage metal "E" on pickguard Pickup/Preamp Fishman Sonicore under-saddle/Fishman Sonitone soundhole-mounted Controls
- Master Volume
- Master Tone
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