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Taylor 500 Series 566ce 12-String Grand Symphony Acoustic Electric Guitar Natural

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Taylor's revitalized 500 Series mahogany guitars are brimming with appealing refinements, starting with new bracing that boosts the volume, low-end r...Click To Read More About This Product

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OVERVIEW

The elegant Grand Symphony 12-string with the Expression System 2 Preamp

Taylor's revitalized 500 Series mahogany guitars are brimming with appealing refinements, starting with new bracing that boosts the volume, low-end richness and projection, while also making the guitars more responsive. A new top wood, Lutz spruce, joins the mix on Dreadnought and Grand Symphony models, producing a powerful sound reminiscent of Adirondack spruce. All 500 Series instruments ship in a deluxe hard shell case made by Taylor for optimal fit and protection.

Compared to the Taylor Grand Auditorium, the Grand Symphony has a bigger, rounder lower bout and slightely wider "waist" area, and the bigger sound board (top) means more tonal output. Expect a meaty lower midrange and strong treble shimmer. A GS is best if you want a guitar with a robust low end, strong volume when strumming or flatpicking, and clear articulation in response to light fingerpicking attack.

FEATURES
  • Grand Symphony body shape, mahogany back and sides, florentine cutaway, gloss finish
  • Mahogany neck, Taylor Standard Profile, ebony fingerboard, satin finish
  • Expression System 2 Professional Audio-Grade preamp, 3 band EQ
  • Nickel tuners, Micarta "Wave" saddle, Tusq nut
  • Faux-tortoise-Bound sound hole, ebony bridge pins, hardshell case

A refined, easy-to-play and professional sounding 12-string. Order yours today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Body
  • Body type: Grand Symphony
  • Cutaway: Single - florentine
  • Top wood: Spruce
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Taylor Performance (Standard III with relief rout) X
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Taylor Standard Profile
  • Nut width: 1.87 in. (47.6 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes - Expression System 2 Professional Audio-Grade
  • Brand: Taylor
  • Configuration: Behind-the-saddle transducer with Adjustable Sensors
  • Preamp EQ: 3-band
  • Feedback filter: Phase
  • Tuner: No
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Ebony
  • Tuning machines: Nickel
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: Micarta "Wave"/Tusq
  • Number of strings: 12-string
  • Special features: Faux-Tortoise-Bound Sound Hole, Genuine Ebony Bridge Pins
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: United States

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