Donner’s Black Friday sale is here – save up to 35% on a range of electric guitars, acoustic guitars, effects pedals and more

Donner Black Friday promotional poster
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With the imminent arrival of the Cyber Weekend saving season, Donner has introduced a huge range of Black Friday guitar deals, slashing the prices of 7 essential must-haves for all guitar players. 

Across its own website and Amazon, Donner has introduced savings on electric guitars, acoustic guitars and its unique HUSH-I guitar, as well as its high quality multi-effects pedal, tuner pedal and ukulele.

This year, Donner’s deals have been introduced in the spirit of The Golden Moment, with the company applying discounts of up to 35% in an effort to give back to the music community this festive season.

With this theme in mind, Donner aims to express gratitude to the vast community of music lovers by offering exclusive promotions, helping to create and encourage musical brilliance in the year’s final moments.

Up to 35% can be saved on Donner’s Amazon listings, while a blanket 25% discount has been applied across Donner’s website. More details for each discounted item can be found below.

Donner Black Friday Amazon Guitar Deals

Donner DST-100S Electric Guitar

Donner DST-100S

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Was: $179.99 – Now: $143.99

Leading the discounts is the Donner DST-100S – a Stratocaster-style electric guitar that comes fully equipped with a starter amplifier, gig bag, capo, strap, tuner, cables, picks and a spare set of strings… all for just $143.99.

With a poplar body, C-profile maple neck, 22-fret purpleheart wood fingerboard, and an HSS pickup configuration, the DST-100S is one of the best affordable Strat-inspired guitars on the market, making its 20% discount even more enticing.

Its bridge humbucker is suitable for all-things-rock, while the two single-coils are responsible for classic Strat-y tones, making it a versatile option for beginners and intermediates alike. Not only that, it comes with quite literally you need to get started right out of the box.

Donner DST-152R Electric Guitar

Donner DST-152R

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Was: $199.99 – Now: $159.99

Like the above, the DST-152 has been reduced by 20%, and once again arrives with everything an aspiring musician needs to get them started on their guitar-playing journey. That means the guitar is joined by a guitar amp, capo, strap, cable, tuner, guitar picks and a set of strings.

As for the guitar itself, it's another top-notch no-nonsense HSS Stratocaster build, this time coming in a contemporary Metallic Ice Blue colorway and flashing a slightly more premium laurel fingerboard. The electronics have been upgraded, too, with that bridge humbucker now offering an additional coil-split.

Other specs include a poplar body, AAA Canadian maple neck, vintage-style tuners and a classic Strat tremolo system. All of this means that, for just $159.99, you get an exceptionally versatile guitar with seven voices, and everything required to start playing straight away.

Donner HUSH-I Guitar

Donner Hush-I guitar

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Was: $299.99 – Now: $239.99

Donner has also added a 20% discount to its innovative HUSH-I Guitar – an ultra-light, pioneering playing companion that promotes silent practice and ultimate portability. The design itself is unlike anything else on the market, comprising a central mahogany body and detachable metal arms that easily slot into the included gig bag.

Other highlights of the build include the asymmetrical neck profile – which works to reduce wrist fatigue and promote ease of movement between upper and lower extremities of the neck – and the onboard preamp system, which allows for silent practice via the headphone port.

With its HPL fretboard, hidden tuning machines, asymmetric neck profile, comfortable ergonomics and supreme portability, the HUSH-I represents a top choice for those looking to up their practice and playing game this festive season.

The HUSH-I is available now for just $239.

Donner DAG-1C/DAD-110C Acoustic Guitar

Donner DAG-1C/DAD-110C

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Was: $169.99 – Now: $129.99

Donner’s discounts also extend to the brand’s acoustic range, with this single-cut dreadnought model currently sitting at 20% off on Amazon. Here, the build quality of the guitar itself is a highlight: a spruce top is paired with mahogany back and sides, which houses an X-shape bracing style.

This assortment of tonewoods results in both a resonant, bright and balanced sonic character, as well as a sturdy build that will prove to be durable and suitable for both at-home practice and on-stage performances.

Not only is it a solid six-string ideal for intermediate and experienced players, it’s also joined by a wealth of extras that make this package perfect for beginners who are keen to start playing the guitar towards the end of the year. 

For $129.99, you get a gig bag for travel, as well as a tuner, capo, strap and handful of picks. There’s even a separate pickguard for self-installation and customization. You’d be hard pressed to find a better acoustic package this Black Friday.

Donner Concert Ukulele Beginner

Donner Concert Ukulele

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Was: $72.99 – Now: $58.35

The ukulele has experienced a popularity explosion in recent years, and Donner’s beginner Concert model is the perfect entry point for those wanting to learn and master the humble uke. The model weighs in at just $58.35 (that’s a 35% discount), and boasts a premium build featuring a mahogany body and rosewood fingerboard.

With a spec sheet that would rival and even exceed some pricier options, Donner’s premium ukulele also comes accompanied by a gig bag, tuner, spare strings, picks and a strap to get playing straight away. A no-brainer for those looking to delve into the ukulele world this Black Friday.

Donner Arena 2000 Multi-Effects Pedal

Donner Arena 2000 Multi-Effects

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Was: $269.99 – Now: $215.99

The future of guitar playing is digital, and nowadays more and more players are trading in their tube amps for fully fledged amp modeling multi-effects pedals. The Arena 2000 – now 28% off – is both the perfect entry point for those wanting to follow this trend, as well as a smart option for seasoned players looking to completely upgrade their rig.

At an exceptionally affordable price, the Arena 2000 offers 100 effects, 80 amp models and 50 cab Impulse Responses, all of which can be combined to create a wide range of classic and contemporary guitar tones, from high-speed thrash to urban pop. These tones can be dictated, sculpted and triggered by the intuitive onboard controls, expression pedal included.

As an extra, the Arena 2000 offers 40 drum rhythms and a 60-second looper for rehearsal and writing sessions, supports XLR and MIDI function, and has a headphone output for silent practice.

As for as all-in-one rigs go, the Arena 2000 is a solid choice, and is currently available on Amazon for $215.99

Donner DT-1 Tuner Pedal

Donner DT-1 Tuner Pedal

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Was: $35.99 – Now: $28.79

Black Friday is the best time to pick up a tuner pedal, which is undoubtedly an absolute essential for every player’s pedalboard. Donner’s DT-1 tuner is a highly affordable option that will keep you in tune thanks to its +/– 1 cent accuracy and 27.5 Hz – 4186 Hz frequency range.

As well as accurate tuning, the DT-1 offers true bypass, bright LED beads and a mini LCD screen, which will be visible on dark stages and at outdoor venues for ultimate usability.

The DT-1 is currently 28% off, and is available on Amazon for $28.79. That is probably the cheapest tuner pedal you’ll find on the market this Cyber Weekend.

Donner Website Guitar Deals

As well as all the Amazon discounts above, Donner has also applied a 25% discount on all stringed instruments on its website.

For more information, head over to Donner.

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