Epiphone DR100 acoustic guitar review

Epiphone DR100 Acoustic Guitar Review – Guitarist View

Well if you are searching for all the top key features in a guitar at an affordable price then Epiphone DR100 Acoustic Guitar comes to your rescue. The guitar is one of the best acoustic guitars suitable for any type of performance.

Most of the guitarists prefer acoustic guitars over electric guitars. Acoustic guitars are very easy to carry around by simply putting it in the guitar case. But they produce such charming music that it will take you into a magical word. Acoustic guitars produce enchanting melodies which an electric guitar fails to do. But these days buying a good acoustic guitar at a reasonable price has become a tough job for guitarists. Most of the time people buy acoustic guitars without considering the features and thus suffer because of their choice. One should always keep the hardware of the guitar, construction, design, sound produced by it. Body styles and other key features before buying an acoustic guitar.

About Epiphone DR100 Acoustic Guitar

The DR-100 is one of Epiphone's top and most popular acoustic guitar which is available at a very reasonable price. The top of the DR-100 made up of select spruce, the back and the sides made up of mahogany, and the bridge and fingerboard made up of rosewood. The guitar is available in 3 colors namely, ebony, natural and vintage sunburst. Thus enabling the guitarists to choose the best color according to their persona.


Epiphone DR-100 Acoustic Guitar is suitable for both beginners as well as professionals. It is the perfect blend of exterior looks, sounds or melodies and quality. 

The music or the melodies produced by the DR-100 is perfectly balanced and very enchanting. The DR-100 has Epiphone's best dreadnought which produces very strong and commanding sound. The machine head of the DR-100 is made up of sloped Dove-wing head-stock. The top of the DR-100 which is made up of spruce improves itself with every use.

The neck of the guitar has a SlimTaper shape. The guitar is made up of high quality materials such as spruce, rosewood which not only make it strong so as to endure any kind of stress but also very long lasting. The fingerboard of the DR-100 has pearloid dot inlays. Moreover the guitar can reach a scale of 25.5". The DR-100 only weighs 4.6 lbs which makes it easy for guitarists to carry around.

Moreover DR-100 is the best selling acoustic guitar of Epiphone which is one of the oldest and top guitar selling brand. The DR-100 has a dimension of 42 x 18.5 x 5.5 inches. The acoustic guitar has 6 strings in total and contains a 14 degree headstock. The DR-100 is made up of chrome hardware and is crafted in a manner so as to make it look attractive and stylish. One can clearly say DR-100 is a perfect example of a good acoustic guitar having all the required topnotch features available at an affordable price.

Target groups

Many times beginners and professionals have to buy and play two different types of guitars according to their convenient ways of playing. But that's not the case in the DR-100. DR-100 is equally played by beginners as well as professional guitarists. Most guitarists use the DR-100 acoustic guitar because one can play any kind of music in it, be it Blue grass, alternative music, blues, Caribbean music, country music, emo, fingerstyle, folk music or folk rock, gypsy jazz, pop tunes, swing music, rock or simple western melodies.

Guitarists be it professionals or beginners prefer the DR-100 as it is very easy to carry around. Due to its light weight and plays the best chords and melodies. The guitarists can easily play chords and scales in it, due to its narrow neck. Moreover they don't need amplifiers or extra electronic items to enhance the acoustic sound produced by the DR-100. Most guitarists prefer the DR-100 because it’s strong. High quality build can withstand stress and pressure and so is very long lasting.

User Review About Epiphone DR100

Epiphone DR-100 Acoustic Guitar has received 4.4 stars out of 5 from the customers thus proving that the guitar stands to its expectations. 99% of the customers have given the DR-100 acoustic guitar good reviews terming it as the best acoustic guitar, perfect purchase at a cheap price.

Also best for beginners as well as professionals. Most customer have written than the DR-100 takes guitar playing to a whole new different level whereas. Some customers have written that it was unbelievable that such a great guitar is available at such a cheap rate. Many customers have reviewed that the guitar is easy to play and produces soothing and enchanting melodies.

The guitar is very light and doesn't put any strain on the shoulders. The guitar produces warm and mesmerizing tunes and is the best guitar to be played by beginners in order to have a easy and quick learning experience. Customers who purchased the DR-100 to learn guitar have said that within only 5 to 6 months they could play guitar like a pro as DR-100 made guitar learning very easy for them. Customers have reviewed that the guitar not only plays beautiful melodies. But also looks very beautiful and attractive thus enhancing the look of the guitarist. Very few customers weren't quite satisfied with the DR-100 reviewing it as a junk, having tuning problem, bad quality, tight strings. Which are hard to press, chipped exterior and not worth buying.

Things we like:

  • Mahogany body
  • Strong rosewood fingerboard and bridge
  • Light weight and High quality material
  • Easy to carry, very portable
  • Scale range of 25.5" with 14 degree head-stock
  • Enables to play variety of music and tunes
  • Epiphone's best seller
  • Recommend for both beginners and professionals
  • Easy to play with fingers as well as pick

Things we don't like:

  • Difficult to play counterpoint
  • Hard to play finger-style due to the strings placed closely
  • Thick body thus making it difficult to position according to the requirement
  • Quite Low volume

Final Thought

Epiphone's DR-100 acoustic guitar is the best buy for any guitarist at an affordable style. After playing it neither the guitarist or the listeners would be dissatisfied thus making it a perfect purchase.

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