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This model shares all of the same features and specs as the standard Hummingbird PRO except for its distinctive black finish.The Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric guitar brings the legendary ... Click To Read More About This Product

Available 01-19-2018 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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    $2990.00
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Overview

This model shares all of the same features and specs as the standard Hummingbird PRO except for its distinctive black finish.

The Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric guitar brings the legendary country/rock "Hummingbird" into the 21st century with the new Shadow ePerformer preamp and Shadow NanoFlex pickup system.

First introduced in 1960, the square shouldered Hummingbird quickly became a classic thanks to Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones, who used a Hummingbird for rhythm on early Stones hits like "Satisfaction," "Play With Fire," and "Under My Thumb." There are also many classic photographs of Keith using a Hummingbird on sessions for Exile on Main Street, Goat's Head Soup, and Sticky Fingers. Today, the Hummingbird is still a go-to acoustic for rockers like Noel Gallagher, Sheryl Crow, and Kid Rock when they need a rhythm guitar with smooth action and superb "woody" tone that's full of character.

On its own, the Hummingbird PRO Acoustic/Electric can drive an all-acoustic band or be front and center at a picking party with its sweet, balanced tone. Now with the Shadow ePerformer preamp and Shadow NanoFlex pickup system, The Hummingbird PRO can plug-in and hold its own on any size stage.

Solid Spruce Tonewood
The Hummingbird PRO Acoustic/Electric features a solid spruce top. Spruce is a rich and complex tonewood that begins to breathe and improve with age. The more you play, the better it sounds! The body and neck are made from select mahogany. The Hummingbird PRO neck has a classic SlimTaper D profile and features a 24.75" scale and is attached to the body with a glued-in dovetail joint. The rosewood fingerboard has pearloid parallelogram inlays, 20 medium frets, a 12" radius, and a 1.68" nut. There is single ply white binding on the fingerboard and 5-ply white & black binding on the body top while the back of the body has single ply white binding. The Hummingbird PRO has the classic sloped dovewing headstock has the "Epiphone" logo in white.

The Hummingbird PRO Acoustic/Electric's reverse belly rosewood bridge has a compensated saddle for smooth action and intonation. The Shadow NanoFlex pickup system is under the saddle and the classic Hummingbird/flower tortoise shell style pickguard is easy to spot on stage or across a room.

Shadow Pickup System
Epiphone and Shadow Germany have worked together for over a decade at perfecting ways to amplify an acoustic guitar on stage. The Hummingbird PRO is just one of many Epiphone guitars that feature a cutting edge pickup system that can handle any size gig and still produce an "acoustic" sound. The Hummingbird PRO's controls for the Shadow ePerformer Preamp are on the upper bout and include controls for Master Volume, Treble and Bass EQ, Mute, and a Dynamics control adjusted via a frequency curve. There is also a low batter indicator. The preamp is powered by two 2032 batteries. The output jack and strap locks are nickel and the Hummingbird PRO Acoustic/Electric is strung at the Epiphone factory with time-tested D'Addario Phosphor (12-53) strings.

FEATURES

  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Body: Select mahogany
  • Neck: Select mahogany
  • Neck Profile: SlimTaper "D" Profile
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard: Radius 12"
  • Truss Rod: Adjustable
  • Binding: fingerboard 1-ply (white), -body top 5-ply (white/black), -body back 1-ply (white)
  • Fingerboard Inlay: pearloid parallelogram
  • Scale: 24.75"
  • Frets: 20, medium frets
  • Nut: 1.68"
  • Bridge: Rosewood, reverse belly
  • Saddle: Compensated, imitation bone
  • Pickguard: Imitation Tortoise with traditional Hummingbird artwork
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Machine Heads: Grover 14:1
  • Electronics: Shadow ePerformer Preamp
  • Controls: Master volume, treble EQ, bass EQ
  • Case sold separately
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EpiphoneHummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stays in tune (8)
  • Fun to play (7)
  • Good feel (7)
  • Consistent (6)
  • Good audio (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (8)
  • Practicing (8)
  • Recording (6)
  • Small venues (6)
  • Rock concerts (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Would buy again and again !

Have owned this guitar for over a year and am still awed by it . Buy it and you'll NEVER regret it ! Have been looking for another, for a friend, but they seem...Read complete review

Have owned this guitar for over a year and am still awed by it . Buy it and you'll NEVER regret it ! Have been looking for another, for a friend, but they seem to sell out FAST ! Change the strings and have it intonated before taking home . This is a keeper !

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Was great until it broke... in several ways

It was a fantastic guitar, and i loved it. Sadly, mine must have been a dud, because it broke on the 3rd day :(

It was a fantastic guitar, and i loved it. Sadly, mine must have been a dud, because it broke on the 3rd day :(

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Would buy again and again !

By axman

from St. Louis

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Beautiful
  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Recording
  • Rock Concerts
  • Small Venues

Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

Have owned this guitar for over a year and am still awed by it . Buy it and you'll NEVER regret it ! Have been looking for another, for a friend, but they seem to sell out FAST ! Change the strings and have it intonated before taking home . This is a keeper !

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Get it !

By Ted

from Port St Lucie, Florida

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound
  • Stays In Tune

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    This is my newest addition to my Epiphone Hummingbird/Dove collection. I can certainly tell that the manufacturer has made improvements over the years by comparing with my older models. Love the Ebony ! The set up from the factory was well done and compares to professional setups that have been done to my other Hummingbirds & Doves. Great tone and playability right out of the box ! The electronics are a plus as well as the tuners......get as loud as you want and stays in tune :)

    (3 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great in electric mode.........

    By Brad

    from Sioux Falls

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Stays In Tune
    • Ultimately satisfying

    Cons

    • 30 backorder wait
    • questionable finish
    • Thin acoustic sound

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    I would not recommend this guitar for a soley acoustic experience. It has a thin - quiet acoustic voice that honestly does not sound as if it will open up that much, although I hope I'm wrong.
    I happen to like it alot because if satisfies two of my "wants". 1.) a good looking black stage guitar 2.) a good sounding acoustic/electric for stage or studio use.
    I got this on sale so I wouldn't return it. I'm satisfied for what I paid. This will not work for a campfire situation acoustically. Better get a yamaha or a seagull for that. This guitar sounds beautiful though my fishman loudbox mini acoustic amp.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Yes

    By Justine

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    Beautiful

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great quality, great sound, killer looks

    By Jorge

    from Washington, DC

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Rich Sound
    • Stays In Tune

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I've played all kinds of guitars for over 13 years. This has to be one of the most fun and comfortable guitars I've held.

      It came from the factory pretty well set up but needed some minor adjustments. I swapped the factory strings for some Elixirs and upgraded to wooden bridge pins. With those minor upgrades, the guitar instantly opened up and sounded like twice its price.

      Sounds great plugged in, although lacking a bit of "boom" when played acoustically. The black finish is stunning! Get one. You won't be disappointed!

      Service and delivery comments:

      Arrived in 2 business days in well packaged box and in perfect condition.

      (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Was great until it broke... in several ways

      By Dylan

      from Joplin, MO

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

      • Poor Construction

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      It was a fantastic guitar, and i loved it. Sadly, mine must have been a dud, because it broke on the 3rd day :(

       
      4.0

      Great for the price

      By Jesse

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      This is a great guitar for any starting out and someone who just wants a travel guitar! The only thing is when you start to play on it the humming bird will start rub off.

       
      5.0

      I would definitely purchase this guitar again

      By Jim

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      Love my new hummingbird acustic. Great looking finish on guitar, great tone, stays in tune even when I play it pretty hard, great value

       
      5.0

      Fantastic guitar!

      By Jon G.

      from Ashland, OR

      About Me Professional Musician

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        This guitar came already setup and playable right out of the shipping carton. In addition, it has a very equal weight distribution....nicely balanced. Finally, the Hummingbird signature and graphics design on the pickguard are a real crowd pleaser......has that 'WOW' factor to an audience. Highly recommend!

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was right on time to my local Guitar Center store here in Medford, OR. Perfect! Thanks UPS!

         
        4.0

        Great Price - Mediocre Service

        By Joe

        from Grand Prairie, Tx

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Stays In Tune

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing

          Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Inontation was perfect out of the box. Close to being in tune from the factory. Batteries were dead

          Service and delivery comments:

          Prompt delivery. When I called to ask to make sure it could be setup where I picked the guitar up (Cedar Hill, Tx) I was told promptly. "Nope, you get it as is out of the box. Anything extra will cost you" Luckily when I picked it up, a young man DID actually take the time to check it out with me. When I realized the batteries were dead in the electronics, I took it to GC in Arlington, Tx, and they hooked me with free batteries. Also bout a raid runner soft case and stand. Excellent service at the Arlington location. Wasn't impressed AT ALL with the phone call to the Cedar Hill location. Would've been 5 star had it not been for the the phone call.

           
          5.0

          I would recommend this guitar.

          By DON

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Love it, sounds great. Plays easy.

           
          5.0

          Happy camper!!!

          By W

          from undisclosed

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          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Bought this to play while spending our summer at our cottage. Wanted something decent and did not want to spend a lot. Its my 3rd Epiphone and while its the least expensive of the others, it sounds great and plays easy...plus I caught it on sale which makes it sweeter yet. Arrived quickly and in perfect condition. It is a great looking instrument and fits perfectly into my fishing gear themed decor.

           
          5.0

          Just received mine. Set up is spot on. Very low action, play

          By Kip

          from Tx

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Rich Sound
          • Stays In Tune

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Church
            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • School Bands
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Epiphone Hummingbird PRO Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            Sounds better than expected. Plays easier than any acoustic I have owned before. Set up was way better. Very happy.

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