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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

Epiphone
Special-II Player Pack, Ebony

6-String Electric Guitar Package, Includes Ebony Les Paul Special-II G…

£169.00

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Epiphone Special-II Player Pack, Ebony

 

Gibson SG Special 2014  Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Vintage Gloss

Gibson
SG Special 2014 Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Vintage Gloss

6-String Electric Guitar, Mahogany Body, '60s Profile Maple Neck, Rose…

£449.00

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Gibson SG Special 2014  Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Vintage Gloss

 

Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, Ebony

Epiphone
Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, Ebony

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

£319.00

in stock

Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, Ebony

 

Epiphone Les Paul Junior Player Pack Vintage Sunburst

Epiphone
Les Paul Junior Player Pack Vintage Sunburst

6 String Electric Guitar Package,Includes Les Paul Junior Guitar, Amp…

£169.00

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Epiphone Les Paul Junior Player Pack Vintage Sunburst

 

Gibson Les Paul Traditional Antique Natural

Gibson
Les Paul Traditional Antique Natural

Limited Edition 6-String Electric Guitar, Mahogany Body & Neck, Rosewo…

£1,269.00

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Gibson Les Paul Traditional Antique Natural

 

Epiphone Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Ebony

Epiphone
Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Ebony

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

£329.00

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Epiphone Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Ebony

 

Epiphone ES-339 Semi Acoustic Guitar, Cherry

Epiphone
ES-339 Semi Acoustic Guitar, Cherry

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

£359.00

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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

 

Epiphone Tom Delonge ES-333 Signature Semi Acoustic Guitar, Brown

Epiphone
Tom Delonge ES-333 Signature Semi Acoustic Guitar, Brown

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£419.00

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Epiphone Tom Delonge ES-333 Signature Semi Acoustic Guitar, Brown

 

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

 

Ibanez GRG170DX Electric Guitar Black Night

Ibanez
GRG170DX Electric Guitar Black Night

6-String Electric Guitar, Maple Neck, Mahogany Body, Rosewood Fretboar…

£197.50

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Ibanez GRG170DX Electric Guitar Black Night

 

Epiphone Les Paul Tribute Plus Electric Guitar, Midnight Ebony

Epiphone
Les Paul Tribute Plus Electric Guitar, Midnight Ebony

6-String Electric Guitar, Carved Hard Maple Top With AAA Flame Maple C…

£569.00

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Epiphone Les Paul Tribute Plus Electric Guitar, Midnight Ebony

 

Epiphone Dot Semi-Hollowbody Guitar, Cherry

Epiphone
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

 

Gibson Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar, Ebony

Gibson
Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar, Ebony

6-String Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Guitar, 490R & 498 AlNiCo Humbuck…

£3,399.00

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Gibson Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar, Ebony

 

Gibson Les Paul Standard 2016 T 6-String Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Sunburst

Gibson
Les Paul Standard 2016 T 6-String Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Sunburst

6-String Electric Guitar, Mahogany Body, Flamed Maple Top, Rosewood Fi…

£2,099.00

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Gibson Les Paul Standard 2016 T 6-String Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Sunburst

 

Fame Forum IV SD Electric Guitar Translucent Red

Fame
Forum IV SD Electric Guitar Translucent Red

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

£709.00

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Fame Forum IV SD Electric Guitar Translucent Red

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J&D ST Pack Electric Guitar Pack, Sunburst
  • £99.90
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J&D ST Pack Electric Guitar Pack, Sunburst
J&D ST Rock Electric Guitar, Black
  • £66.20
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J&D ST Rock Electric Guitar, Black
Epiphone Les Paul Studio Deluxe Wine Red
  • £279.00
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Epiphone Les Paul Studio Deluxe Wine Red
Gibson Les Paul Less Plus 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Sunburst
  • £849.00
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Gibson Les Paul Less Plus 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Sunburst
Gibson Les Paul Less Plus 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Desertburst
  • £849.00
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Gibson Les Paul Less Plus 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Desertburst
J&D ST Rock HSS 6-String Electric Guitar Black
  • £79.90
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J&D ST Rock HSS 6-String Electric Guitar Black
J&D ST-MINI Sunburst Kids Electric Guitar
  • £59.00
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J&D ST-MINI Sunburst Kids Electric Guitar
J&D GG Rock Pack Electric Guitar Pack, Wine Red
  • £85.00
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J&D GG Rock Pack Electric Guitar Pack, Wine Red
Epiphone Special-II Player Pack, Ebony
  • Epiphone Special-II Player Pack, Ebony
  • 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
  • £169.00
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Epiphone Special-II Player Pack, Ebony
Gibson Les Paul Less Plus 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Fireburst
  • £849.00
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Gibson Les Paul Less Plus 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Fireburst
Gibson SG Special 2014  Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Vintage Gloss
  • £449.00
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Gibson SG Special 2014  Electric Guitar Heritage Cherry Vintage Gloss
Gibson Midtown Standard 2015 Electric Guitar Pelham Blue
  • £658.00
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Gibson Midtown Standard 2015 Electric Guitar Pelham Blue
J&D GG Rock BK 6-String Electric Guitar Black
  • £71.90
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J&D GG Rock BK 6-String Electric Guitar Black
J&D TL-Mini 6-String Mini Electric Guitar Butterscotch Blonde
  • £65.00
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J&D TL-Mini 6-String Mini Electric Guitar Butterscotch Blonde
Gibson Les Paul Traditional 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst
  • £999.00
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Gibson Les Paul Traditional 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst
J&D ST Vintage 6-String Electric Guitar Ivory Cream
  • £79.00
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J&D ST Vintage 6-String Electric Guitar Ivory Cream
Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, Ebony
  • Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, Ebony
  • 6-String Les Paul Guitar, The Epiphone Les Paul Standard features: Plain Maple Top, 2X Alnico V Humbucker Pickups, Chrome Hardware, Solid Mahogany Body, Neck & top of Body Binding, Trapezoid Inlays
  • £319.00
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Epiphone Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar, Ebony
J&D YC-TL 6-String Electric Guitar Black
  • £79.00
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J&D YC-TL 6-String Electric Guitar Black
Epiphone Les Paul Junior Player Pack Vintage Sunburst
  • £169.00
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J&D ST Pack Electric Guitar Pack, Black
  • £107.90
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J&D ST Pack Electric Guitar Pack, Black
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  • £67.99
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J&D ST-MINI Butterscotch Blonde Kids Electric Guitar
Gibson SG Supra Electric Guitar Antique Natural
  • Gibson SG Supra Electric Guitar Antique Natural
  • 6-String Electric Guitar, Maple Body, AAA Flame Maple Top, AA Flame Maple Back, Asymmetrical Mahogany Neck, 24-Fret Richlite Fingerboard, 3x '57 Classic Pickups, Piezo Bridge, Antique Natural
  • £1,699.00
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J&D ST Vintage 6-String Electric Guitar Blue
  • £79.00
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J&D ST Vintage 6-String Electric Guitar Blue
J&D TL 6-String Electric Guitar 3-Tone Sunburst
  • £79.00
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J&D TL 6-String Electric Guitar 3-Tone Sunburst
J&D ST Vintage 6-String Electric Guitar Surf Green
  • £75.00
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J&D ST Vintage 6-String Electric Guitar Surf Green
Epiphone Slash AFD Les Paul Special-II Outfit
  • £179.00
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Epiphone Slash AFD Les Paul Special-II Outfit
Gibson Les Paul Standard 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst Candy
  • £1,349.00
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Gibson Les Paul Standard 2015 6-String Electric Guitar Tobacco Sunburst Candy
J&D ST Vintage 6-String Electric Guitar Red
  • £79.00
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J&D ST Vintage 6-String Electric Guitar Red
Epiphone Les Paul Special-II Electric Guitar, Heritage Cherry Sunburst
  • £145.00
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Epiphone Les Paul Special-II Electric Guitar, Heritage Cherry Sunburst
J&D GG Rock WR 6-String Electric Guitar Wine Red
  • £75.00
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J&D GG Rock WR 6-String Electric Guitar Wine Red
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Zildjian
L80 Low Volume 348 Cymbal Box Set

Low Volume Cymbal Set, 13" HiHat, 14" Crash, 18" Ride, Reduces the Volume by up to 80%, Perfect for Home Practise and Low Volume Rehearsals

£232.00

Zildjian L80 Low Volume 348 Cymbal Box Set

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Fender
FXA7 Pro In-Ear Monitors

In-Ear Monitors/Headphones, 9.25mm Rare Earth Drivers, 6Hz - 22kHz Frequency Response, Includes SureSeal Tips, Deluxe Carry Case, Cleaning Tool And Ca

£330.00

Fender FXA7 Pro In-Ear Monitors

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Behringer
XD80USB E-Drum Set

Electronic Drum Kit, Includes Sound Module, 4x Drum Pads, 3x Cymbal Pads, HiHat Controller Pedal and Kick Pedal

£380.00

Behringer XD80USB E-Drum Set

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Fender
Fortis F-12BT Active PA Speaker

Active PA Speaker, 1300 Watts, 12" Woofer, 3 Inputs, 2 Mounting Angles, 47Hz - 20kHz Frequency Response

£519.00

Fender Fortis F-12BT Active PA Speaker

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Epiphone
Brett Hinds Flying V Custom Signiture Silver Burst

6-String Electric Guitar Signature Model, Mahogany Body & Neck, Ebony Fretboard, High-Gloss Silver Burst

£599.00

Epiphone Brett Hinds Flying V Custom Signiture Silver Burst

usually shipped in 1-10 days

Arturia
MatrixBrute Analogue Monophonic Synthesizer

Analogue Monophonic Synthesizer, Three Analogue Oscillators, 16x16 Matrix Modulation Panel, Combination VCO/LFO Oscillator, Ladder Filter

£1,659.00

Arturia MatrixBrute Analogue Monophonic Synthesizer

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