Check out the March 2013 issue for Guitar Player. A review of the Epiphone AJ-220SCE appears on page 91, and here is the verdict:
"The AJ's D-shaped SlimTaper neck is satin finished, and it offers a comfortable hold and excellent playability afforded by a 12"-radius 'board and polished frets."
"The guitar tuned up easily and the buzz-free setup and sweet-sounding intonation made it a pleasure to play right out of the case."
"The AJ-220SCE is a fun guitar acoustically, but when more volume is needed in performance situations, the on-board Shadow electronics provide ample tone shaping with three bands of EQ, along with a phase switch to assist with feedback suppression."
"Epiphone has taken the time to get things right with the AJ-220SCE, which is well made and finished, with above-average attention to detail."
"In the supremely important areas of sound and playability, it delivers above and beyond what you'd expect in this price class, making it a top bargain in a jumbo-sized flat-top."
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