Epiphone Masterbilt DR500MCE Acoustic Electric Guitar

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MSRP: $1,165.00
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Epiphone Masterbilt DR500MCE Acoustic Electric Guitar combines traditional construction methods and historic features with premium all solid tone woods to bring you a new ‘vintage’ instrument with deep rich lows, shimmering highs and a balanced mid-range. Featuring a solid Sitka Spruce top, hand-scalloped Sitka Spruce braces, and mahogany kerfing along with a rosewood bridge and bone saddle, the DR500MCE's historic dreadnought shape with a spectacular cutaway also contributes to its great tone.

The Masterbilt DR500MCE also has a solid mahogany back and sides, which adds to the guitar's legendary tone as well as a hand-shaped solid mahogany neck. The 25.5 inch scale mahogany neck joins the body at the 14th fret and is adorned with split-diamond pearl fretboard inlays. The ‘off-set’ headstock has a ‘stickpin’ headstock inlay along with a 1.68 inch bone nut.

The Epiphone Masterbilt DR500MCE Acoustic Electric Guitar comes alive when plugged-in, thanks to the eSonic2 preamp system. The Sonic2 preamp features a built-in, easy-to-use tuner. Other controls on this state-of-the-art preamp include Master Volume, NanoFlex Tone, NanoMag Tone, stereo blend, low battery indicator and a phase switch to help eliminate unwanted feedback.

Epiphone Masterbilt DR500MCE Acoustic Electric Guitar Features

  • Quality vintage-style Grover Sta-Tite 18:1 ratio machine heads
  • Imitation tortoise pickguard, nickel hardware
  • Bound body, neck and headstock
  • NanoFlex uses unique flexible sensing material featuring integrated active electronics
  • NanoMag pickup mounted at the end of the fingerboard
  • NanoMag has 3 Samarian-Cobalt magnets and integrated active circuit to capture a range of harmonics
  • Sitka Spruce top is that it gets better with age
  • Superbly shaped cutaway allowing for easy reach of all the frets
  • When engaged, output is automatically muted with no popping noise
  • Push in the tuner button and unplug the guitar without a loud pop


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Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  615-871-4500 Warranty:  Limited Lifetime Warranty

Product Specifications

Product Specifications
Epiphone Masterbilt DR500MCE Acoustic Electric Guitar Specifications
  • Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Body: Solid mahogany
  • Side: Solid mahogany
  • Neck: mahogany; 1-piece plus heel
  • Neck Shape Options: SlimTaper D profile
  • Neck Joint: Glued-In, Dove-Tail with hide glue
  • Truss Rod: Adjustable
  • Scale Length: 25.5 inches
  • Fingerboard Material: Pau Ferro with pearloid Split-Diamond Inlays
  • Neck Pickup: Shadow NanoMag
  • Bridge Pickup: Shadow NanoFlex
  • Electronics: eSoinc-2 Stereo Preamp
  • Controls:
    • eSonic2 preamp with built-in tuner
    • Stereo output, Master Volume Pot
  • NanoMag EQ Pot
  • NanoFlex EQ Pot
  • Phase Anti-Feedback Switch
  • Electronic Tuner Activation with Output Mute Switch
  • Binding:
    • Body: 6-ply
    • Neck:1-ply
  • Fingerboard Radius: 14 inches
  • Frets: 20 medium
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Saddle Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.68 inches
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Machine Heads: Grover Sta-Tite 18:1 ratio

Customer Reviews

Review: Steve Submitted: 4/5/2019

Product Rating4 out of 5 stars.

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Love it
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Beautiful guitar sounds great

Review: Jeff Submitted: 3/14/2019

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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"I love this guitar"

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I just received this yesterday and all the great reviews were spot on. Action is great right out of the box and it sounds wonderful. I would highly recommend this guitar for anyone regardless of the experience level. Thanks AMS

Review: Jerry Submitted: 12/27/2018

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Fantastic Guitar

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Still don't understand why people pay loads of money on a guitar when they can own a Epiphone Masterbilt.

Review: Jesus Submitted: 12/13/2018

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Love This Guitar, Sharp bright sound

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I Love this guitar, it has that Bright sound with good low end when you hit the low notes. I went in to a music store first to try it out and it blew me away so then i just came home and ordered brand new through American Musical Supply. Great service here with American Musical Supply thanks guys.

Review: Robert Anderson Submitted: 10/23/2018

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Well worth the price

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I own 2 EPIPHONE natural guitars, plus three additional EPIPHONE guitars, EPIPHONE has the sounds that I was looking for, I'm a Professional musician and bringing back the sound and the music of the Beatles, with new music that I write, I have been with your company for 26 years, and always been satisfied.

Review: James Submitted: 10/17/2018

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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No joke, very well crafted

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This beautiful guitar is a pleasure to play acoustically or amplified. Great tone, and great feel while playing which is something not talked about enough when researching new guitars. Extremely happy with my purchase.

Review: P. Huckaby Submitted: 6/2/2018

Product Rating4 out of 5 stars.

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Incredible Sound

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I have owned this guitar for 2 years - I play professionally. I have had to repair the wiring, replace the end pin, change the saddle, and replace (warranty) the preamp, and level the frets. That said, it still gets 4 stars for the plugged in sound - it's the best sounding guitar plugged into a mixer that I have even played - period. The 2 inputs are a gimmick you'll never use, but the Shadow system and solid top produce the best, most acoustic sound you'll find.

Review: Larry Cowsert Submitted: 12/21/2017

Product Rating3 out of 5 stars.

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Not Really "MASTERBUILT"

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This guitar is beautiful and -- at first glance -- a very well put together product. The solid woods and the general design of the guitar are excellent. The action is great! However, on closer examination -- and some playing -- many defects appeared. The neck joint is poorly set. The heal of the neck is not cut to match the neck joint. The fretwork on the top of the neck is flawless, but the bottom of the neck -- where your palm and soft part of the hand spend most of their time -- is extremely rough and jagged. The binding on the back is bubbled in one place and the lacquer is rubbed off in others. The neck pickup is poorly attached to the sound hole and buzzes against the body so loudly that it interferes with the frequencies of the guitar. The frets are not even and there are buzzes in three different areas of the neck where the frets are not seated properly. I cannot speak to the electronics because I didn't get far enough into playing the guitar to care.

Review: Jimi Fritz Submitted: 12/13/2017

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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Well worth the money

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Great guitar, I waited 9 months to be able to buy it and it was worth the wait

Review: Navy Mark Submitted: 11/28/2017

Product Rating5 out of 5 stars.

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A win/win on this beauty...

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I purchased a Martin during Christmas of 2016. Though beautiful she never felt right so I sold it. I wanted another acoustic guitar and did extensive research on this Epiphone solid wood DR500MCE. I decided to purchase it and I was amazed that I did not have to spend thousands of dollars to get what I wanted. She simply feels great, sounds great and very affordable. At this price point you can't expect a hard shell case so I purchased the one that goes with this model and couldn't be happier.

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