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Taylor 610ce-2014 Dreadnought Cutaway ES2 Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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The Taylor 610ce Dreadnought Cutaway ES2 Acoustic-Electric Guitar combines the bright, clear and balanced tones of big leaf maple and Western Sitka s...Click To Read More About This Product

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An update to the Dreadnought shape gives the 610ce a refined look and sound.

The Taylor 610ce Dreadnought Cutaway ES2 Acoustic-Electric Guitar combines the bright, clear and balanced tones of big leaf maple and Western Sitka spruce to create an exciting tonal palette.

Maple/Sitka
Big leaf maple back and sides paired with a Western Sitka spruce top creates a bright, crystalline timbre with strong projection and warm overtones, allowing the 610ce to really cut through.

Dreadnought
A traditional shape refined, the Taylor 610ce Maple/Spruce Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric is a combination of classic dreadnought volume and bass response with clear trebles and an open, airy midrange. Dreadnoughts respond especially well to flatpicking or light-to-heavy strumming.

Expression System 2
The Taylor Expression System 2 (ES2) is a revolutionary pickup design that delivers the latest in Taylors ongoing innovation in acoustic guitar amplification. The heart of the Expression System 2 is Taylors proprietary behind-the-saddle pickup (patent pending), 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 Taylors custom-designed œprofessional 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.

Behind the ES2 Design: Rethinking the Piezo Pickup
For decades, piezo-electric transducers have been positioned under the saddle of a guitar based on the long-held belief that the string and top vibration cause the saddle to œbounce up and down. But Taylors electronics team, led by developer David Hosler, discovered that the vertical movement is actually heavily restricted, and that the saddle gets œlocked down due to the string tensions downward pressure. Thats why a traditional under-saddle pickup with piezo-electric crystals often responds with a sound often characterized as thin, brittle, brash or synthetic, especially with more aggressive playing.

The saddles natural range of movement as the guitar is being played is actually back and forth like a pendulum. That revelation led Taylors design team to relocate the crystals from under the saddle to behind it. The new positioning enables the crystals to respond more naturally to the guitars energy as it is transferred through the saddle. Three pickup sensors are installed behind the saddle, through the bridge, with three tiny Allen screws that calibrate the position of the sensors in relation to the saddle.

Like the original Expression System, the ES2 features the same volume and tone control knobs. The preamp is similar but with a slightly different gain structure. As a result it will be about 25 percent hotter, which is more in line with other pickups. This makes it plug-and-play friendly both for artists and live sound mixers.

FEATURES
Type/Shape: 6-String Dreadnought
Back and sides: Big leaf maple
Top: Western sitka spruce
Soundhole rosette: Abalone
Neck: Hard rock maple
Fretboard: Ebony
Fretboard inlay: Deco Diamond
Headstock overlay: Ebony
Binding: White
Bridge: Ebony
Nut and saddle: Tusq
Tuning machines: Gold-plated Taylor Tuners
Strings: Elixir medium gauge strings with NANOWEB coating
Scale length: 25-1/2
Truss rod: Adjustable
Neck width at nut: 1-3/4
Number of frets: 20
Fretboard radius: 15
Bracing: Standard II (forward shifted pattern)
Finish: Gloss
Cutaway: Venetian
Electronics: Taylor Expression System 2
Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Case

Enjoy improved Taylor tone with ES2 electronics. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Body width: 16
Body depth: 4 5/8
Body length: 20
Overall length: 41
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