Excel Series

Excel DH

Minimal in design and remarkable in versatility, the Excel DH is a 16-inch-wide archtop offered as an alternative to those seeking a more compact design with zero sacrifice in tone. With a 3-inch-deep body, the DH offers an exceptional blend of natural acoustic tone and humbucking power, ideal for everything from fingerstyle to rockabilly to jangling rock. Its rosewood fretboard and slim, tapered neck add to the DH's comfort, while D'Angelico Art Deco aesthetics abound.
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Excel DH

Minimal in design and remarkable in versatility, the Excel DH is a 16-inch-wide archtop offered as an alternative to those seeking a more compact design with zero sacrifice in tone. With a 3-inch-deep body, the DH offers an exceptional blend of natural acoustic tone and humbucking power, ideal for everything from fingerstyle to rockabilly to jangling rock. Its rosewood fretboard and slim, tapered neck add to the DH's comfort, while D'Angelico Art Deco aesthetics abound.
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Grover Imperial Super-Rotomatic Tuners
Grover Imperial Super-Rotomatic tuners boast an exceptionally smooth turning radius, allowing for supreme tuning accuracy and keeping you in tune longer.
Slim C-Shape Neck
No matter the player, no matter the hands, a slim C-shape neck makes for supreme playability free of wrist-ache.
Stairstep Tailpiece
Our reinforced signature Stairstep tailpiece makes for sturdiness, maximum resonance, comfortable string tension, and is part of D'Angelico's legendary Art-Deco aesthetic.
Kent Armstrong Vintage Humbuckers
D'Angelico Standard Series guitars are strapped with Kent Armstrong vintage humbuckers for natural, organic tone.
Chase Bryant
with his EX-DH.

Excel DH Specs

  • Body Style
    Hollow
  • Body Shape
    Single-Cutaway
  • Body Depth
    2.8"
  • Body Width
    16"
  • Top Material
    Laminated Spruce
  • Back Material
    Laminated Flame Maple
  • Side Material
    Laminated Flame Maple
  • Pickup
    Kent Armstrong Humbuckers
  • Scale
    25.5"
  • Binding
    7 Ply
  • Pickguard
    Tortoise Scalini
  • Bridge
    Gold Tune-O-Matic
  • Hardware Color
    Gold
  • Controls
    2 Volume / 2 Tone / 3-Way Toggle
  • Knobs
    Ebony
  • Tailpiece
    D'Angelico Stairstep
  • Tuners
    Grover Super Rotomatic
  • Logo
    Mother of Pearl Excel Shield
  • Headstock Veneer
    Ebony
  • Nut Material
    Bone
  • Nut Size
    1 11/16"
  • Truss Rod
    Dual Action
  • Truss Rod Cover
    Aluminum Skyscraper
  • Neck Shape
    C-Shape
  • Neck Material
    Hard Maple 2-Piece Walnut Center
  • Fretboard Material
    Rosewood
  • Side Position Marker
    Black Dot
  • Inlay
    Mother of Pearl
  • Fret Number
    22
  • Fret Wire
    Medium Jumbo
  • Strings
    D'Addario EXP (.011)
  • Output Jack
    Switchcraft USA
  • Strap Pin
    Two Gold
  • Case
    Deluxe Hard Case