The Epiphone PRO-1 Explorer Performance Pack with Rocksmith in Silverburst combines the superior comfortability afforded by the PRO-1 series of models, alongside the awesome ROCKSMITH software that has taught over a million people around the world to play guitar. In the pack, you'll find everything that you need to get started on your guitar playing journey.
Epiphone PRO-1 Explorer
The Explorer benefits from the same features seen on all PRO-1 models, which has helped the series to become a firm favourite amongst those learning to play guitar. The PRO-1 Explorer body is slightly smaller than a standard model, to make it lighter and less cumbersome for younger players to perform with. Built using mahogany, the body produces a hearty midrange energy. Thanks to the unique double-cutaway design, the upper frets are always within easy reach.
Maximised playing comfort
A common hurdle for new guitarists is finger fatigue or soreness whilst develop the strength to fret chords and perform scale runs. The PRO-1 design has a shorter scale length along the neck, which makes the strings looser and easier to play with. The EZ-Profile "C" shape creates a more comfortable playing feel in the hand, resulting in less fatigue. The PRO-Ease lubricant neck finish features a "worn in" feel, giving it the familiarity of a guitar that your hands have been playing for years.
The headstock is home to Epiphone "Premium" machine heads, which boast an impressive 18:1 gear ratio that upholds tuning integrity dutifully. However, should the need arise, a built-in Shadow E-tuner on the bridge pickup mounting ring helps to keep you in check with minimal effort. The dual action truss rod, GraphTech NuBone nut and saddle, all work hard to ensure that intonation and sustain are optimised.
Fitted in the bridge position is an Epiphone Ceramic 700T zebra-coil humbucker, which delivers a powerful sonic blast. Ceramic humbuckers have long been favoured by hard rock and metal guitarists due to the searing tones produced, and the 700T produces an emphatic output that bestows upon you Rock God status.
As part of the Performance Pack, Epiphone have included a MityPRO mini-amplifier for practising with. All you need is a 9V battery or optional power supply to get going. With built-in Master Volume, Gain, and Master Tone controls you can rock out whenever you like. For those times when you don't want to disturb anyone else and practise in silence, the headphone output allows you to play to your heart's content. The MP3/Aux In jack allows you to connect an external sound source to play along with your favourite tracks. With it weighing a mere 335grams, you can take it anywhere you wish.
The Performance pack also includes a deluxe fitted gigbag, deluxe two-inch nylon strap, a 10-foot instrument cable, and a pack of guitar picks. Access to eMedia online lessons, and a Beginners Guide by Craig Anderton.
The Performance Pack comes with ROCKSMITH software (download for PC or Mac), as well as a ROCKSMITH Real Tone cable for performing along to lessons and tracks that will help improve your playing skills and guitar knowledge. Gain feedback with regard to your playing, tighten up your skills, and rock out to over 50 tracks ranging from alternative rock to heavy metal!
Manufacturer Epiphone Model Name PRO-1 Explorer Performance Pack with Rocksmith PRO-1 Explorer Electric Guitar Body Material Mahogany Neck Material Hard Maple Neck Profile EZ-PRO C-shaped Neck Fingerboard Material Rosewood with "PRO-Ease" lubricant Pickup Configuration H Bridge Hard Tail No. of Frets 22; Jumbo Position Inlays Pearloid Dot Pickguard 2-Layer, Black/White Tailpiece Tune-o-matic/Stopbar Active/Passive Passive Pickup Bridge: Epiphone Ceramic 700T; Zebra-coil Controls Master Volume; Master Tone Tuner Built-In Shadow E-Tuner on Bridge pickup mounting ring Finish Silverburst Included Accessories ROCKSMITH 2014 (Download Code for PC or Mac) - Access to the internet required
Rocksmith Real Tone Cable
Instruction - eMedia On-Line Lessons (Multi-Language); Beginner's Guide by Craig Anderton
Gigbag - Deluxe Fitted
Strap - Deluxe 2-inch Nylon
1/4-inches Instrument Cable - 10 Foot
Picks - Epiphone Medium Gauge; Qty 3
Epiphone MityPRO Mini-Amplifier Weight 0.75 Lbs; 335 grams Power 9V Battery or optional AC/DC Input (500mA minimum) Controls Master Volume
Power Indicator LED
Inputs 1/4-inch Instrument
MP3/Aux In (3.5mm)
24V power input jack
Output Headphone Out (3.5mm) Watts RMS 3W Speaker 3-inch; 4 ohm Cabinet Closed Back; Partial
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