Call & Save Coupon: Limited Time Offer

MF MD HG Backstage Pass Free Shipping 02-23-17
Taylor Logo
Product J28003

Taylor 100 Series 114ES2 Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar   

  • Write a Review

The 114ES2 is part of Taylor's 100 Series, providing you with a great guitar-playing experience accessible via a real wood instrument. For people tak...Click To Read More About This Product

We're sorry-this item is unavailable.

Find a similar product below or contact our experts for a recommendation of great alternatives. Call us at 800-449-9128.

Customers Also Viewed:
OVERVIEW

An affordable Grand Auditorium with a solid spruce top, sapele laminate back and sides, and Taylor ES2 electronics.

The 114ES2 is part of Taylor's 100 Series, providing you with a great guitar-playing experience accessible via a real wood instrument. For people taking the first or next step in their musical journey, these instruments promise to accelerate players' growth and enhance their enjoyment. Taylor's famous neck profile combined with a 1-11/16" nut width make it easy for developing players to form barre chords. All 100 Series models include a durable, 600-denier nylon gig bag with double-stitched seams and reinforced stress points, built by Taylor for an optimal fit.

Body Shape
A Taylor original, the Grand Auditorium helped establish the Taylor acoustic sound. The popular body style makes for a versatile guitar that yields ample volume in response to light fingerpicking, and reacts to medium strumming and flatpicking with a clear, balanced sound across the tonal spectrum. If you want a great all-purpose guitar, the GA is an excellent choice.

Tonewoods
A guitar's top is the primary filter and distributor of vibrating string energy through the guitar, which means it has a huge impact on its sound. Sitka Spruce is the most prevalent guitar top wood of the modern era. It blends stiffness and elasticity in just the right proportions which translates into broad dynamic range with crisp articulation. Layered sapele back and sides create a sturdy yet receptive platform for the vibrating string energy sent by the guitar's top. Layered wood is less susceptible to changes in temperature and humidity, making it an excellent choice for players who travel with their instruments or simply require more durability.  

ES2 Electronics
The Taylor Expression System 2 (ES2) is a revolutionary pickup design that delivers the latest in Taylor’s ongoing innovation in acoustic guitar amplification. The heart of the Expression System 2 is Taylor’s patented behind-the-saddle pickup, which features three uniquely positioned and individually calibrated pickup sensors. The location of the sensors enables a more dynamic range of acoustic sound to be captured than ever before. Together with Taylor’s custom-designed "professional audio"-grade preamp, this system produces exceptional amplified tone and responsiveness. On stage through a PA, plugged into your favorite acoustic amplifier or direct into recording software, the Expression System 2 faithfully conveys the voice of your Taylor guitar.

What sets Taylor Guitars apart? Unmatched build quality, the most stable and playable necks, a vast array of tonal options, eco-conscious and ethically-sourced raw materials, and a lifetime of service and support.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body type: Taylor Grand Auditorium
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Back & sides: Layered Sapele
  • Bracing pattern: Taylor Standard II Bracing (Forward Shift Pattern)
  • Body finish: Matte 2.0
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: Taylor Standard Profile
  • Nut width: 1-11/16" (42.8mm)
  • Fingerboard: Genuine African Ebony
  • Neck wood: Sapele
  • Scale length: 25-1/2"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Matte 2.0
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: Taylor
  • Configuration: Behind-the-Saddle Transducer
  • Preamp EQ: 1-band
  • Feedback filter: No
  • Tuner: No
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay: Indian Rosewood
  • Tuning machines: Chrome Tuners with Chrome Buttons
  • Bridge: Genuine African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Micarta "Wave" Saddle; Tusq Nut
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: Taylor New Technology Neck System
  • Case: Deluxe Taylor Gig Bag
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Taylor Guitars Factory, Tecate, Mexico

Enjoy signature Taylor tone and playability at an affordable price. Order today.

Reviews
Loading....

Review Snapshot

by PowerReviews
Taylor100 Series 114ES2 Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Reviewed by 3 customers

Displaying reviews 1-3

Back to top

 
4.0

Satisfied!

By PC

from Oakland Garden, NY

About Me Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Flat Sound

    Best Uses

      Comments about Taylor 100 Series 114ES2 Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      Happy

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very satisfied

      By Bill

      from North Dakota

      About Me Novice

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Taylor 100 Series 114ES2 Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        This is a perfect guitar for practicing and playing in a worship band. I love the feel and sound!

        (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Stays in tune perfect and and great rich sound¡! Perfect Buy

        By Jared

        from noke, AR

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Rich Sound
        • Stays In Tune

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Taylor 100 Series 114ES2 Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Stays in tune

          Displaying reviews 1-3

          Back to top

          See All Taylor 6 String Acoustic Guitars
          Ship To: US Flag
          You are changing the Ship-To country.

          Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.