Beginner Electric Guitars

Learning to play a beginner electric guitar is a rewarding experience for any upcoming musician, with those looking to pick it up should consider an electric guitar starter kit. Electric guitars are used in many aspects of music and are equally familiar to both recording artists and the casual player. It’s easier than ever to teach yourself the basics of playing this instrument and beginners can take advantage of our great value guitar bundles.

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  1. Beginner Electric Guitar Kit - Max GIGKIT with 40w Amp & Accessories
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    £140.00
    Beginner Electric Guitar Kit - Max GIGKIT with 40w Amp & Accessories
    • Complete kit ready to play straight away
    • Black electric guitar with 22 frets and 3 pickups with a pickup selector
    • 40W amplifier with EQ and gain control
    • AUX input and a headphone output
    • Additional accessories included such as a carry bag, strings, shoulder strap, picks and a tuner
    £140.00
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  2. Beginner Electric Guitar & Amp Package - Max GIGKIT White
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    £140.00
    Beginner Electric Guitar & Amp Package - Max GIGKIT White
    • Complete set ready to play instantly
    • Electric guitar with 22 frets and 3 pickups with a pickup selector
    • Amplifier with EQ and gain control to adjust the sound to your preferences
    • AUX input and a headphone output
    • Accessories included such as a carry bag, strings, shoulder strap, picks and a tuner
    £140.00
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  3. Red Electric Guitar Starter Kit - Max GIGKIT with 40W Amp
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    £140.00
    Red Electric Guitar Starter Kit - Max GIGKIT with 40W Amp
    • S-Style Electric Guitar 
    • 5-way pickup selector, 2 tone controls, 1 volume control
    • 3 single-coil pickups
    • 40W Amplifier with 6" Speaker
    • Guitar accessories
    £140.00
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  4. Electric Guitar & Amp Package - Max GIGKIT Sunburst
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    £140.00
    Electric Guitar & Amp Package - Max GIGKIT Sunburst
    • Complete beginner guitar package
    • Sunburst electric guitar with 22 frets and 3 pickups with a pickup selector
    • Included guitar amplifier with EQ and gain control
    • AUX and headphone connections for silent practise
    • Included carry bag, strings, shoulder strap, picks and a tuner
    £140.00
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  5. Max GigKit Black Electric Guitar Package - Amp - Foot Stand - Guitar Stand
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    £150.00
    Max GigKit Black Electric Guitar Package - Amp - Foot Stand - Guitar Stand
    • 1x MAX 173.223 GigKit Electric Guitar Pack Black
    • 1x MAX 180.198 GP15 Guitar Pack Foot Stand
    • 1x MAX 180.200 GP20 Guitar Pack Universal Guitar Stand
    £150.00
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  6. Max GigKit Sunburst Electric Guitar Package - Amp - Foot Stand - Guitar Stand
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    £145.00
    Max GigKit Sunburst Electric Guitar Package - Amp - Foot Stand - Guitar Stand
    • 1x MAX 173.226 GigKit Electric Guitar Pack Sunburst
    • 1x MAX 180.198 GP15 Guitar Pack Foot Stand
    • 1x MAX 180.200 GP20 Guitar Pack Universal Guitar Stand
    £145.00
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  7. Max GigKit Red Electric Guitar Package - Amp - Foot Stand - Guitar Stand
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    £150.00
    Max GigKit Red Electric Guitar Package - Amp - Foot Stand - Guitar Stand
    • 1x MAX 173.224 GigKit Electric Guitar Pack Red
    • 1x MAX 180.198 GP15 Guitar Pack Foot Stand
    • 1x MAX 180.200 GP20 Guitar Pack Universal Guitar Stand
    £150.00
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  8. Max GigKit White Electric Guitar Package - Amp - Foot Stand - Guitar Stand
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    £145.00
    Max GigKit White Electric Guitar Package - Amp - Foot Stand - Guitar Stand
    • 1x MAX 173.225 GigKit Electric Guitar Pack White
    • 1x MAX 180.198 GP15 Guitar Pack Foot Stand
    • 1x MAX 180.200 GP20 Guitar Pack Universal Guitar Stand
    £145.00
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  9. RIDER GP Black Electric Guitar & Amp Package
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    £155.00
    RIDER GP Black Electric Guitar & Amp Package
    • Black Electric Guitar and Amp Package
    • Full Size Electric Guitar
    • RGP-10 Combo Amplifier
    • Back Lit Clip Tuner
    • Guitar Strap
    • Guitar Gig bag
    • Plectrum Picks
    • Instrument Guitar Jack Cable
    • Great for beginners and practise
    £155.00

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  10. Bontempi Kids Electronic Guitar with Strap & Microphone
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    £28.99
    Bontempi Kids Electronic Guitar with Strap & Microphone
    • Sunburst Electronic Kid Guitar
    • A 3/4 sized design
    • A typical S-style body and neck
    • Real tuning pegs and frets
    • Plug in the included headset
    • 8 demo songs
    • Shoulder strap
    • Connection to a MP3 player
    • Microphone headset
    • Great first beginner toy guitar
    £28.99

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  11. Soundsation RIDER GP Vintage White Electric Guitar Set
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    £155.00
    Soundsation RIDER GP Vintage White Electric Guitar Set
    • Vintage White Electronic Guitar Set including small guitar amp, a jack cable and clip on tuner, a protective soft case and a guitar strap for upright shredding.
    • Everything beginner guitarists need is here - plug in and play right out of the box.
    • An ideal purchase for the entry level guitar player.
    £155.00

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  12. Soundsation RIDER GP Tropical Blue Electric Guitar Set
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    £155.00
    Soundsation RIDER GP Tropical Blue Electric Guitar Set
    • Tropical Blue Electronic Guitar Set including miniature guitar stack, an input cable with E standard tuner, soft case and a guitar strap for stand up practice.
    • Everything beginner musicians need to play the guitar is here - plug in and play right away.
    • An ideal purchase for teaching entry level guitar rehearsal indoors.
    £155.00

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  13. Soundsation RIDER GP Candy Red Electric Guitar Set
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    £155.00
    Soundsation RIDER GP Candy Red Electric Guitar Set
    • Candy Red Electronic Guitar Set including portable amplifier, an instrument jack input cable with clippable E standard tuner, soft guitar case and a strap for stand up rehearsal.
    • Everything young guitarists need to perform is here - plug in and play straight away.
    • An ideal purchase for teaching entry level guitar practices at home.
    £155.00

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  14. Soundsation RIDER GP 3T Sunburst Electric Guitar Set
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    £155.00
    Soundsation RIDER GP 3T Sunburst Electric Guitar Set
    • Sunburst Electronic Guitar Set including mini amp, a jack cable with clip on tuner, protective gig bag and a strap for upright play.
    • Everything budding guitarists need to perform is here - plug in and play straight away.
    • An ideal purchase for learning entry level guitar techniques at home.
    £155.00

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The electric guitar is one of the most frequently used instruments in modern music and more of the public now have one in their home’s than ever before. A wooden body with steel strings and single-coil pickups is engaged via guitar cable and into a guitar amplifier, letting you play at volume. The electric guitar starter kits on this page are great for newcomers to introduce themselves to the guitar at their own pace.

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The beginner electric guitars we stock are designed to be an accessible first base for all up and coming guitar players. Sometimes aspiring musicians will spend a huge amount of money on a high-end guitar only to realise a month down the line that they don’t have the patience to learn. Practising and studying the guitar takes dedication and a lot of time.

Right here is where the electric guitar starter kits come in, some containing a small guitar amp and a case for the electric guitar itself amongst other helpful tools and hardware. This extra hardware consists of a guitar cable, a whammy bar, a clip-on tuner, a few plectrums and a strap for standing play. All of these beginner electric guitars are built toward learning at home and other practise usages as opposed to stage shows etc.

The electric guitars we stock come in red, black, white and sunburst colours though occasionally we will have blue and orange in stock too. Connect the cable to both your guitar and the supplied amplifier, turn up the volume and play along to your favourite tracks. When you feel ready, research some guitar techniques such as the hammer-on or pull-off to improve your playing further.


The guitar is greatly accessible these days, there are countless free tutorial videos online that will teach you how to play the main 7 major chords. Major chords sound ‘happy’ and should be learned first, soon enough you’ll be able to chain them all together and play along with your favourite songs. These chords have their own minor or ‘sad’ version too, Em or E minor removes only one note from the chord shaping and the tone changes accordingly.

If you make an order and it comes with a guitar tuner just attach to the headstock of your guitar where the strings are tuned up and down. Once clipped on, start twisting the tuning pegs to pitch from the bottom string upwards, the bottom upwards being the bottom string that is nearest to your chest to the top string closest to your legs. The tuner backlight will change to green when concert pitch for each note has been reached, standard guitar tunings are as follows E - A - D - G - B - E.

These guitars are built as an introduction to stringed instruments and serve to keep you focused on the basics until you learn enough to confidently upgrade your equipment. To repeat, learning to play any musical instrument takes patience and a great deal of time, if you have a tight schedule try to fit in a couple of hours of practise in each week. If that is something that is not possible for you then it’s just as okay to take your time, but naturally expect results a little later down the line.

Electric guitar starter kits

Beginner electric guitars can be played unplugged at all hours of the day without causing disturbances because without power going to the guitar itself the instrument sound will be faint. Plugging the guitars into guitar amps is another story as the electricity activates the guitars pickups so what you play is turned into a loud audio signal from the speakers. Electro-acoustic guitars are quite similar but you get audible sound while unplugged or plugged in respectfully.

There are thousands of musical styles and cultures to discover, try to determine what style of music you enjoy listening to and go from there. For instance, some players may enjoy the effect soaked power ballad guitar solos from the 80s and some may prefer the crunchy, rolling stones rock and roll style. There is new music every single day and it’s easy to get lost but by talking with others you can decide on a stylistic direction to follow while learning.

You may want to hire a pro tutor, but day by day the music tutoring industry is moving to online tutorials via video calls. The effectiveness of having somebody teach you comes from that one to one, moment to moment assistance in technique and learning how your instrument should be sounding while you play it. Meaning it would be equally effective to find some trustworthy and more importantly free guitar lesson videos online instead, save your money.

How to maintain your guitar?

Your guitar should have the strings changed every few months to stop them from rusting and losing sound quality, this is a great time to give your guitar some TLC. Once you have removed the strings, wipe the neck and fretboard over with a slightly damp cloth. The same goes for the headstock and the body of the guitar itself, every time you attach new strings you should double-check the intonation.

Intonation is important and means that playing an open string gives you the same note as when you play an octave note on the 12th fret. The strings will sit upon the bridge at the opposite end to the headstock, just below where your strumming hand is, firstly connect your tuner to your guitar. The screws on the bridge can be tightened or loosened by screwdriver until the same note is achieved while playing an open string and the 12th fret octave.