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Taylor 214ce-K DLX Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

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Taylor's 200 Deluxe Series, which now includes this 214ce-K DLX Grand Auditorium acoustic-electric guitar, delivers all the essentials of a great gui...Click To Read More About This Product

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OVERVIEW

High-end performance appeal at a super accessible price point.

Taylor's 200 Deluxe Series, which now includes this 214ce-K DLX Grand Auditorium acoustic-electric guitar, delivers all the essentials of a great guitar - exquisite playability, a full and articulate voice, impeccable intonation up the neck, and Taylor's top-of-the-line, professional- grade pickup - at a price that's within reach of many. This collection strikes a sweet balance between tasteful design constraint and aesthetic variety, bringing Taylor's signature tonal clarity and playability into a stage-worthy mix of guitar options. The 214ce-K DLX Grand Auditorium acoustic-electric ships in a deluxe hardshell case made by Taylor for optimal fit and protection.

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 flat-picking 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 koa back and sides create a sturdy and complementary 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.

Electronics
Taylor's 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. Because the pickup doesn't sit under the saddle, the bottom of the saddle comes in full contact with the bridge, allowing all the nuance of the guitar's tone to come through clearly whether playing acoustically or plugged-in. The location of the sensors enables a more dynamic range of acoustic sound to be captured than ever before while playing plugged-in. 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. The Taylor Expression System 2 operates through a proprietary 9-volt battery compartment and easy-to-use volume, and active bass and treble controls.

The Taylor Difference
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
  • Versatile body shape can handle multiple playing styles
  • Taylor ES2 electronics with onboard phase switch and 2-band EQ
  • Natural gloss finish
  • Small diamonds inlay
  • Three-ring rosette
  • Comes with hardshell case

Experience the Taylor sound with this affordable Grand Auditorium. Order yours today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Body
  • Body type: Grand Auditorium
  • Cutaway: Venetian
  • Top wood: Solid Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Layered Hawaiian koa
  • Bracing pattern: Taylor Standard II (Forward shift pattern)
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Taylor Standard Profile
  • Nut width: 1.687" (42.8 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Genuine West African ebony
  • Neck wood: Solid sapele
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: Taylor
  • Configuration: Behind-the-saddle transducer with Adjustable Sensors
  • Preamp EQ: 2-band
  • Feedback filter: Phase
  • Tuner: No
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Genuine West African ebony
  • Tuning machines: Gold tuners with gold buttons
  • Bridge: Genuine West African ebony
  • Saddle and nut: Micarta "Wave"/NuBone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features:
  • Case: Deluxe hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Mexico

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