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Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar

 
4.7

(27 reviews)

SKU: EA22XXXXXX

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The Epiphone AJ-220S offers a solid Sitka spruce top acoustic with professional features at a great price!

The AJ-220S has a unique bell-like shape, a larger lower bout, and a small round upperbout which gives this new addition to our Advanced Jumbo family of guitars a unique voice. And the AJ-220S is made with Epiphone’s century’s worth of experience in crafting world-class guitars that are meant to be played.

Acoustic guitar players know it’s difficult to find an instrument that has both a deep bass tone and crisp loud projection. On a small stage with an acoustic band and little amplification, a good acoustic guitar should be able be heard and anchor a band. The AJ220S’s strong and balanced tone will make other acoustic players who have spent much more on their guitars wish they had gone to Epiphone instead. Like all our Epiphone acoustics, the AJ220S is legendary for being easy to set up and for staying in tune so no matter how much playing time you have, it's ready to go.

Features:
  • Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Body: Select mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany, glued, dove-tail joint
  • Neck Profile: SlimTaper
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Pearloid dot inlay
  • Scale: 25.5”
  • Nut: 1.69”
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Machine Heads: Premium tuners
  • Case: Not included

Get your Epiphone AJ-220S today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

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  • Acoustic Guitar

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EpiphoneAJ-220S Acoustic Guitar
 
4.8

(based on 27 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (4)
  • Playability (4)
  • Price (3)
  • Sound (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practice (6)
  • Beginner (4)
  • Learning (3)
  • Recording (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

Reviewed by 27 customers

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5.0

Superb value!

By 

from Seymour, CT

Verified Buyer

Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

Fit and finish are excellent. Set-up right out of the box was great. Tone and volume are amazing for this price-point: not the equal of my 1973 Guild D-40, but boy are they building great guitars in Indonesia! Believe all the positive reviews. This is a terrific guitar for the intermediate guitarist. Came well-packaged and shipped via FedEx.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

great guitar and excellent value with quick shipping.

By 

from Grand Rapids Michigan

Verified Buyer

Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

I am a hobbyist guitar player and have been at it for 40 years. I was looking for an inexpensive guitar that plays and tunes well. The Epiphone AJ220S I purchased from Sam Ash fit the bill perfectly. If I find myself in the market for any more music gear I will definately check with Sam Ash first.

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5.0

The guitar exceeded my expectations.

By 

from Sioux City, Iowa

Verified Buyer

Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

Excellent guitar. Process was very fast and easy.

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  • No
 
5.0

Do NOT under estimate this Guitar

By 

from Amarillo TX

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cannot Beat The Price
  • Easy Playable Fretboard
  • Excellent Sustain
  • Great Mellow Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Ballads
    • Bluegrass
    • Folk
    • Studio

    Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

    I use it most in my studio where I write music. I pick bluegrass and use it in my leads. The sustain and mellowness make it perfect flatpicking and ballads. Never under-estimate this little instrument. It has all the qualities of it's "more expensive" maker. For the price, this is probably the best guitar made.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great Guitar. love the finish and the action.

    By 

    from Spring lake, Michigan

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strap Knob Positions

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors

    Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

    I use indoors mostly. Sounds better outdoors though. Love the action and the challenge it brings.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    You can't go wrong with an AJ220S!

    By 

    from Long Island, NY

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Action
    • Bass
    • Loudness
    • Matte Finish Neck
    • price
    • quality
    • Sound
    • Vs Finish Option

    Cons

    • Loose Epiphone "e"
    • No 3rd Fret Dot

    Best Uses

    • Camp fire
    • Learning
    • Performance
    • Playing
    • Practice

    Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

    Amazing Value in this guitar! A solid top Epiphone with deep bass! Better sound in my opinion than the equivalent Yamaha FG. Whats more, is you can get the VS finish for the same price... Yamaha charges more for the VS finish. With the exception of a loose Epiphone "e" logo on the pick guard, that seems to be common to the entire product line, the quality of this guitar is excellent. The finish is flawless. easy to play action, great feel to the matte finish neck and super loud! This guitar includes the front mounting point for a strap so you don't have to tie it on. There really isn't another guitar that can match the quality, features and performance of the AJ220S VS

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Bassy, loud, and clear

    By 

    from Orlando, Fl

    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Deep Warm Tone
    • Great price
    • LOUD

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Campfire Guitar
      • Jazzy Tone

      Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

      The Epiphone AJ-220S is a really unique guitar in its price point. Three of its main features stick out to me. Its both bassy, loud, and clear. This is very hard to find in any acoustic guitar in general let alone one for that price. This would be a great guitar to bring to a campfire, beach or casual playing in general.

      I recently toured the Gibson factory in Nashville, Tennessee, and one thing they thoroughly convinced me on is the quality of their epiphone product. Each one is hand inspected by a Gibson team member in the USA.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Jumbo Sound at Affordable Price

      By 

      from Cincinnati, OH

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Deep Low End
      • High volume

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Live Performances
        • Recording

        Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

        Deep rich low end. High volume and ease of play. Quality craftsmanship that Epiphone is famous for. I am a Sam Ash reviewer.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Big sound for a small price

        By 

        from Edison, NJ

        Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

        This is a great beginner acoustic guitar. Epiphone acoustics normally have a very big, full sound and the AJ-220s does not disappoint. The solid top adds to the great sound and durability of the guitar.

        This is a hands on review from Tamir @ Sam Ash Edison

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Fantastic!

        By 

        from Charlotte

        Staff Reviewer

        Pros

        • Affordable
        • Great tone
        • Well-made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Beginner
          • Intermediate
          • Performance
          • Practice

          Comments about Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar:

          Wonderful low end and well intonated high end. Made to play and it plays like a dream. Great price, great guitar, time to start pickin'!

          This is a real hands on product review from John@ Sam Ash Charlotte.

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          AJ-220S Acoustic Guitar

          The manufacturer's warranty covers parts and labor for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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