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Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele

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Ukuleles are popular for a reason-they are just plain fun to play. Slightly larger than a soprano, the Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele is carefu...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 08-25-2017

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    A compact instrument that's highly portable and fun to play.

    Ukuleles are popular for a reason-they are just plain fun to play. Slightly larger than a soprano, the Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele is carefully handcrafted from select mahogany and combined with a bridge and fingerboard made of rosewood for a soulful sound and excellent playability. Tuning is easy with reliable, guitar-style tuning machines that are perfect for the beginner or the advanced player. Topped off with perfectly dressed frets, quality strings and a pro set-up, these Diamond Head Ukes are a great deal.

    Includes gig bag.

    FEATURES
    • Mahogany body and neck
    • Rosewood fingerboard and bridge with M.O.P. plastic dots
    • Accurate 14:1 gear ratio, gold-plated guitar-style tuners with white plastic buttons
    • White plastic nut and saddle
    • Natural mahogany, polyurethane finish
    • Scale length: Concert (375 mm)
    • Black gig bag included

    Catch the wave with this affordable uke from Diamond Head. Order today.

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    Diamond HeadDU-200C Concert Ukulele
     
    3.8

    (based on 6 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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      (2)

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    67%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good tone (6)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (4)
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      • Experienced (3)

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    (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Can't put it down!

    By peddelman

    from SC

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Excellent Intonation
    • Good Tone
    • Looks good
    • Tuning Machines A Plus

    Cons

    • A Little High At Bridge

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele:

    This little Concert Uke looks and sounds great. It has tuning machines, not friction pegs, that I like. It's look is not flashy just nice clean lines. For me it was the best buy for my money!
    Customer service is the best and shipping was fast.

    (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    It's playable if you fix it up

    By Rixonomic

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Good Tone
    • Stays in tune

    Cons

    • Bridge Is Too High
    • Cheap Tuners
    • Nut Is Too High
    • Sharp Fret Edges

    Best Uses

    • Camping Or Travel
    • Campingtravel
    • Practicing
    • Travel
    • Travel Or Camping

    Comments about Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele:

    My friend lent me this uke so I could "fix" it and make it sound halfway decent. I'm not usually an over-critical person, but I do have some warnings to any potential buyers.

    In its original condition the strings were easily 1-2 cm too high off the fretboard in any given location. This of course is easily remedied by sanding down both the nut and bridge. Doing this took me roughly 30 minutes, and the intonation (how in tune fretted notes sound) was greatly improved. However the 2nd string (A) when fretted was still nearly a quarter step sharp. I was able to solve this by placing a small piece of hard plastic underneath the string behind the bridge increasing the scale length of this string by almost exactly 6 cm... Yeah, it was that bad :/

    Now it sounds pretty nice. It has a surprisingly warm tone for the price, and I actually enjoy playing it. The overall feel of this instrument is rather cheap, but this is to be expected from the price.

    If you're comfortable with your modification skills and just want a cheap carry-around uke then you really can't go wrong here. Otherwise I would avoid this one. I wouldn't even recommend this for a child beginner; cheap, poor sounding instruments don't facilitate creativity, they hinder it.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good for the price.

    By ddouble

    from Brooklyn, NY

    About Me Experienced

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Tone

    Cons

    • Poor strings

    Best Uses

    • Learning And Practicing

    Comments about Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele:

    I'm an experienced player of stringed instruments (13 years), but relatively new to the Ukulele (1 year). I bought this particular instrument for my wife to learn with.

    It's pretty to look at right out of the box, but as others have said, the strings that come with it should be removed and replaced IMMEDIATELY. Once you've replaced and stretched the new strings out, it stays in tune fairly well. The tone is nice,and the volume is good.

    Good to buy for a young person or new musician. It can sound good enough to make you want to continue, but doesn't cost so much that you'll be upset if you don't end up loving the instrument.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele

    By Sam

    from Florida, Miami.

    About Me Experienced

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Tone

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing

      Comments about Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele:

      The strings is too hight off the fretboard, need some work, I would avoid this one.

       
      5.0

      Great for Begginers!

      By Thomas

      from Arkansas

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele:

        I've been playing it non stop for Days!

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        the Diamond Head concert uke is a fine instrument. I love it

        By ChrisP

        from Cape Cod

        About Me Novice

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Strong

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts

          Comments about Diamond Head DU-200C Concert Ukulele:

          Got it in time for a beginners class in Woods Hole at the library being taught by a professional musician! I had borrowed a uke which had a narrow neck and was advised to try to acquire a concdert model which had a slightly wider neck - easier for my fingers. I like the quality of the Diamond Head model and the workmanship of the construction and the type of wood. Sounds great!

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