Epiphone Pro 1 Acoustic Guitar

SKU: 8500232

$309 RRP $349
Finish: Natural
    • All PRO-1 features including JumboPRO™ frets, EZ-Profile™ “D” neck, dual action truss rod, and humidifier
    • On-line lessons from eMedia® on-line lessons
    • Classic dreadnought style acoustic guitar in reduced size

    A "PRO" guitar that’s easy to play, and delivers the full, vibrant Epiphone sound.

    The PRO-1 is a terrific first step into the world of guitar featuring all of the PRO Collection’s breakthrough features. Epiphone, one of the world’s oldest and most respected guitar makers, has just made playing and learning guitar easy for everyone.

    Designed by Professionals to be EASY to PLAY!

    Creating a truly easy-to-play guitar wasn’t easy. And at Epiphone, we take making a great guitar seriously, no matter what the player’s level. So Epiphone rethought the guitar from top to bottom to make an instrument that anyone can play right away. The result is a truly “PRO” guitar that’s easy to play, easy to own, and most importantly, delivers the full, vibrant sound that Epiphone is known for. The PRO-1 acoustic guitar is the result of exhaustive analysis, numerous technological innovations, and suggestions from a “who’s who” of professional players. And now it’s time to play!

    The PRO-1 Ultra acoustic/electric guitar has all of the PRO-1 Collection’s innovative easy-to-play features:

    • Less fatigue. Wrap your hand around the PRO-1 Ultra neck and you’ll immediately feel how comfortable it is. Our new EZ-Profile™ neck is designed so your hand can easily form chords without feeling fatigued.
    • Effortless Fretting. Epiphone JumboPRO™ frets make fretting notes and chords seem effortless. JumboPRO™ frets are taller and wider than smaller frets. So, when you push down a string, it’s easier to make string contact with the fret with less hand fatigue and finger friction.
    • Shorter is Easier. Scale length is the distance from the saddle to the nut. The shorter the scale length, the “looser” the strings feel. Because the PRO-1’s scale length is almost 1” shorter than most acoustic guitars, the strings are under less tension so you don’t have to press hard to get good tone. And – since the frets are closer together— making chords is easier!
    • Make friction fiction. String and fingerboard friction not only slows your playing but also can hurt. Our PRO-Ease™ string and fingerboard coating provides sleek, smooth action with reduced string noise.
    • No pain, no gain? Nonsense—Epiphone believes in “no pain.” Lighter gauge strings are easier to play so every PRO-1 is set-up and equipped with Epiphone Ultra-Light strings.
    • Easy action. With Epiphone’s Dual-Action truss rod, you can adjust the neck in both directions, which not only stabilizes the neck but also makes set-up easier and more precise.

    Ergonomic Body Design

    The PRO-1 is a dreadnought style acoustic guitar with a classic profile known for incredible volume and tonal range. While traditional-sized dreadnoughts can be difficult for a new player to get used to, the PRO-1 has a reduced body depth, which makes it easy to hold for long hours of playing.

    Another Epiphone innovation is the PRO-1’s shorter scale neck with an EZ-Profile™ neck shape, which makes learning chords and licks easier. PRO-Ease™ Lubricant makes the neck feel smooth and “worn in” on your fingers, and JumboPRO™ frets make it easy to hold down Epiphone’s custom light gauge strings.

    Hardware

    A guitar that plays this easy has to be able to get in tune and stay in tune in a snap. The PRO-1 features Epiphone’s Deluxe tuners, which have 18:1 ratio tuning gears that help make finding the right pitch quick and intuitive. Ordinary tuners have only a 14:1 ratio, which makes fine tuning difficult as the string never quite settles in the right spot. But tuning is easy with the PRO-1’s higher gear ratio which lets you adjust your tuning with greater precision so it’s easier to find the right pitch and stay there.

    The PRO 1’s new EZ-String™ bridge doesn’t use bridge pins which on other guitars are difficult to remove and difficult to get in place (not to mention easy to lose!). So changing a string and getting it in tune on the PRO-1 is fast and easy.

    TopSelect Spruce; Custom PRO-Prietary™ Bracing
    BodySelect Mahogany; Reduced body depth
    NeckOkoume; EZ-Profile™ “C” Shape
    Truss RodDual-Action
    T’rod CoverWhite; PVC
    Neck JointGlued-In
    FingerboardPRO-Ease™ Lubricant
    F’Brd InlayDots; frets 3,5,7,9,12,15 and 17
    HeadstockSloped Dovewing with historic “Epiphone” metal badge
    Fret20; JumboPRO™
    NutGraphTech® NuBone™
    Nut Width1.68"
    Scale Length24.75”
    Tuners18:1 ratio Epiphone "Deluxe"
    StringsEpiphone Ultra-Light (9-47)
    Bridge
    BindingBody Top: 1-Layer; Black
    Body Back1-Layer; Black
    PickguardBlack; Scratchless
    SaddleGraphTech® NuBone™; Compensated
    Strap ButtonsYes
    HardwareChrome
    IncludesBeginner’s Guide to Guitar booklet by Craig Anderton
    eMedia® on-line lessons
    Humidifier
    ColorsBlueburst, Ebony, Natural, Vintage Sunburst, Wine Red
    OptionalAccessoryPRO™ Steel Kit (#E-ACCPRO)

    General

    Logans Pianos offers Australia wide shipping on all products on our website and our Burwood store. The vast majority of our orders are eligible for free, or $6.95 flat rate shipping. For more details, see below.

    We will always do our best to make your order as fast and easy as possible. In most cases, we will process and ship your order next business day. 

    For a variety of reasons, sometimes this is not possible. In these cases, we will always notify you by email or phone of the expected lead time the following business day.

    International shipping is available for many of the products on our website using courier shipping. See below for details.

    Tracking Your Order

    You will always be notified by email or phone once your order has been shipped, and will be able to track it using the provided shipping information here.

    Returns

    If you are looking for our returns policy, please click here

    Delivery Options

    Logans are pleased to offer a variety of delivery options to our customers so you can choose the shipping method that best suits your needs.

    In most cases, you will receive your order in 2-5 business days from the time of your order, but we ask that you allow up to 14 days for delivery, to account for unexpected delays.

    Free & Flat Rate Shipping

    Most orders over $100 qualify for free shipping.

    Most orders under $100 are eligible for $6.95 flat rate shipping.

    Small products such as books, strings and small accessories may be sent with Australia post, and may not include a tracking number. If tracking is important to you, please choose courier shipping to ensure you will be able to track your order.

    We have send tens of thousands of books and accessories in this manner, and very rarely have issues. If your product arrives damaged, or has not arrived within 14 days, please contact us as soon as possible, and we will replace it free of charge. 

    Acoustic Pianos, Digital Pianos with a shipping weight of over 80kg, and other products that require specialist delivery services or installation are not eligible for free or flat rate shipping.

    In Store Pickup

    Most products can be picked up from our Burwood store. If you choose this option at checkout, please wait for us to confirm your products are ready for pickup before pick it up. 

    Courier Shipping

    Logans are pleased to offer shipping by the following couriers:

    • Couriers Please
    • Fastway
    • Parcel Point
    • Quantium
    • Seko
    • Sendle
    • TNT
    • Toll
    • UPS
    • Clipper Parcels (Sydney Only)

    In most cases, the fastest, cheapest and best options to your location will appear at checkout, allowing you to choose the courier and rate that best suits your needs. Sometimes, rural and remote and international areas will not calculate shipping. This doesn't mean we can't ship to you, or even that it's going to be particularly expensive. Generally, we recommend you use flat rate shipping in these cases, but if this is not appropriate, or available for you, please contact us, and we will discuss your options with you. 

    Digital Pianos Delivery & Setup

    Digital Piano delivery and setup is available in the Sydney Metro area for the cost of $150 +$0.30 per stair.

    Additional surcharges apply to deliveries outside of the Sydney Metro area, and will need to be scheduled in advance. Please contact us for an obligation free quote.

    As you will have to be home to show the carriers where to set up your piano, we will call to schedule your delivery at a time that is convenient for you. 

    Acoustic Pianos Delivery

    Logans only work with the best speciality piano carriers in the business - Dragon & Goninans. This ensures that your piano will arrive not only undamaged, but in tune & well regulated. Delivery to Sydney metro area is free to ground level, +$50 for each flight of stairs. 

    Additional surcharges apply to deliveries outside of the Sydney Metro area, and will need to be scheduled in advance. Please contact us for an obligation free quote, or select "Post-paid Piano Shipping" at checkout, and we will call you the following business day to discuss your shipping options. Note that selecting this option means your shipping costs are not included in the price of your order, and will need to be paid prior to delivery.

    As you will have to be home to show the carriers where to place your piano, we will call to schedule your delivery at a time that is convenient for you. 

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