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The electric guitar has revolutionised and shaped the sound of pop music in the last 60 years. Originally intended to fulfil the need of jazz guitarists looking to amplify the sound of their guitars, the electric guitar has since emerged a vital tool in the creation of popular music. Electric guitars usually have 6 strings, but some have more. Using electro-magnetic pickups that convert the string vibration into an electric signal, the electric guitar puts a world of tonal possibilities at your fingertips when coupled with amplifiers and effects units.

Electric guitars come in a variety of body shapes often made from solid wood, such as mahogany, ash or alder. Others include an additional piece of wood, usually maple, forming a cap on the top of the body. Each wood type helps give the electric guitar different tonal characteristics. With different materials being used for each part of the guitar, the combination of body, neck and fretboard wood allows for a wide variety of unique tonal options.

The two main types of pickups used on electric guitars are single-coil and humbucker pickups. Single-coils, used on Stratocasters, generally produce a clear, bright tone, while humbucker pickups, often found on Les Paul electric guitars, have a powerful and full tone. The electric guitar's continued popularity is largely due to icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton and Kurt Cobain.

With an ever increasing amount of electric guitars for sale to suit all budgets, there has never been a better time to buy a guitar from our DV247 electric guitar shop.

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Epiphone Special-II Player Pack, Ebony

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Special-II Player Pack, Ebony

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Epiphone Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Ebony

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Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Ebony

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£329.00

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Epiphone Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Ebony

 

Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, Ebony

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Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, Ebony

6-String Les Paul Guitar, The Epiphone Les Paul Standard features: Pla…

£299.00

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Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, Ebony

 

Epiphone Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Cherry

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Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Cherry

6-String Semi Acoustic Guitar, 335 Style, Archtop Collection, Chrome H…

£329.00

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Epiphone Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Cherry

 

Ibanez GRG170DX Electric Guitar, Black Night

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GRG170DX Electric Guitar, Black Night

6-String Electric Guitar, HSH, FAT10 Tremolo, Black Night.

£189.00

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Ibanez GRG170DX Electric Guitar, Black Night

 

Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus-Top Pro 6-String Electric Guitar Translucent Blue

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Les Paul Standard Plus-Top Pro 6-String Electric Guitar Translucent Blue

6-String Les Paul Guitar, Flame Maple Top, 2X Alnico V Humbucker Picku…

£399.00

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Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus-Top Pro 6-String Electric Guitar Translucent Blue

 

Epiphone Les Paul Standard PlusTop PRO Electric Guitar, Honeyburst

Epiphone
Les Paul Standard PlusTop PRO Electric Guitar, Honeyburst

6-String Electric Guitar, PlusTop PRO features, Mahogany Body, Figured…

£399.00

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Epiphone Les Paul Standard PlusTop PRO Electric Guitar, Honeyburst

 

Epiphone ES-339 Semi Acoustic Guitar, Cherry

Epiphone
ES-339 Semi Acoustic Guitar, Cherry

6-String Semi Acoustic Guitar, Laminated Maple Body, Rosewood Fingerbo…

£369.00

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Epiphone ES-339 Semi Acoustic Guitar, Cherry

 

Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX 6-String Electric Guitar Alpine White

Epiphone
1984 Explorer EX 6-String Electric Guitar Alpine White

6-String Electric Guitar, Mahogany Body And Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard…

£499.00

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Epiphone 1984 Explorer EX 6-String Electric Guitar Alpine White

 

Gibson Les Paul Standard 2014 6-String Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Sunburst

Gibson
Les Paul Standard 2014 6-String Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Sunburst

6-String Electric Guitar, Modern Weight Relieved Mahogany Body, AAA Ma…

£2,099.00

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Gibson Les Paul Standard 2014 6-String Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Sunburst

 

Epiphone Riviera Custom P93 Semi Acoustic Guitar, Wine Red

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Riviera Custom P93 Semi Acoustic Guitar, Wine Red

6-String Semi Acoustic Guitar, 3x P93 Pickups, Bigsby Vibrato, Gold Ha…

£399.00

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Epiphone Riviera Custom P93 Semi Acoustic Guitar, Wine Red

 

Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst

Epiphone
Elitist 1965 Casino Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst

6-String Semi Hollow Electric Guitar, 335 Style, 5-Ply Maple Body, Mah…

£1,499.00

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Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst

 

PRS Singlecut Private Stock 6-String Electric Guitar Faded McCarty Sunburst

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Singlecut Private Stock 6-String Electric Guitar Faded McCarty Sunburst

6-String Paul Reed Smith Electric Guitar, African Ribbon Mahogany Body…

£7,322.00

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PRS Singlecut Private Stock 6-String Electric Guitar Faded McCarty Sunburst

 

PRS Violin II Private Stock #4926 6-String Electric Guitar

PRS
Violin II Private Stock #4926 6-String Electric Guitar

6-String Electric Guitar, Lightweight Mahogany Body, Flame Maple Top, …

£6,999.00

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PRS Violin II Private Stock #4926 6-String Electric Guitar

 

Ibanez Fireman Custom 6-String Electric Guitar Natural

Ibanez
Fireman Custom 6-String Electric Guitar Natural

6-String Electric Guitar, Paul Gilbert Signature, Korina Body, 3-Piece…

£6,495.00

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Ibanez Fireman Custom 6-String Electric Guitar Natural

 

Gibson SGM 2014 6-String Electric Guitar Fireburst Satin

Gibson
SGM 2014 6-String Electric Guitar Fireburst Satin

6-String Electric Guitar, Mahogany Body, Slim Profile Maple Neck, Rose…

£450.00

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Gibson SGM 2014 6-String Electric Guitar Fireburst Satin

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  • 6-String Electric Guitar Package, Includes Ebony Les Paul Special-II Guitar in Ebony, Studio 10 Amplifier, Gigbag, Pitch Pipe, Strap, Cord, Picks And Instructional DVD
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Tone Toolbox For Bass/Acoustic/Electric Guitar And Keyboard Amp Modelling.

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Bass Guitar Amplifier Head, Classic 450-Watt with VTC Tube Modeling.

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6-String Electric Guitar Pack, Includes ERG121C Guitar, Amp Combo And Accessories

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