Taylor 214ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar (2017)

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999.00 RRP 1,189.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Can be delivered to you on: 28th April 2017
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  • Sitka Spruce Top with Layered Koa Body Offers Excellent Dynamics
  • Taylor Expression System 2 Offers Natural Sounding Amplification
  • Grand Auditorium Body Produces Balanced Tones
  • Includes Official Taylor Hard Gig Bag For Transportation
  • Venetian Cutaway Provides Smooth Access to Upper Frets

Taylor 214ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar (2017)

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The Taylor 214ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar (2017) features a sitka spruce top along with a layered koa body, delivering a warm, sweet tone with excellent projection and a resilient construction. Its grand auditorium body shape and Venetian cutaway design makes the 214ce an extremely versatile guitar, accommodating a variety of playing styles for the best feel and sound. The Taylor also features their expression system 2 electronics to enhance your sound and delivers clear, natural-sounding amplified tones for gigging or recording. If that's not enough, this eye-catching guitar includes a Taylor hard bag for easy transportation.

Product Ref: 86680

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Grand Auditorium Body

The Grand Auditorium is an original Taylor design that was introduced in 1994. It is one of Taylor’s most popular and versatile body shapes, due to producing an original acoustic voice that is big enough to handle medium-strength picking and strumming. It features an impressive balance across the tonal spectrum, especially in the midrange, producing clear, well-defined notes that suit both strumming and fingerstyle playing. It is particularly an ideal choice for singer-songwriters who require a versatile instrument for composing and travelling with.

Unique Bracing Pattern

A significant factor behind the incredible sound of the Taylor 214ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar is the forward shifted bracing pattern, which allows the tonewoods to vibrate naturally, creating incredible depth and complexity. The 'x' in the bracing pattern is moved closer to the soundhole, enabling more of the guitar top to vibrate, delivering maximum tonal quality and projection.

Venetian Cutaway

The Venetian Cutaway is renowned for its soft, round lines, creating a visually stunning look that is recognisable on any body. This type of cutaway allows easier access to the upper frets for a comfortable play, and enables you with more freedom throughout the fingerboard.

Premium Tonewoods

The 214ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar is constructed with a sitka spruce soundboard, paired with a contrasting layered koa body. The Sitka Spruce top wood is one of the most commonly used wood for guitar tops. The combination of strength and elasticity translates into a broad dynamic range, providing crisp articulation and allowing for everything from aggressive strumming and flatpicking to fingerpicking. Perfect for all styles of guitar and players. Paired with layered koa veneers, players can achieve a climate resilient construction, perfect for travelling musicians.

Expression System 2

For added volume at larger events, the 214ce Grand Auditorium is equipped Taylor's Expression System 2 electronics. This revolutionary pickup design features three uniquely positioned and individually calibrated pickup sensors, which enable a more dynamic range of acoustic sound to be captured than ever before. This high-quality system delivers a superb tone and responsiveness, either on stage, or even in the recording studio.

Quality You Can Trust

Taylor Guitars design and construct each of their guitars to a high standard, ensuring that each time you play, you are getting the best playing experience. All of Taylor’s guitars include an official Taylor case or gig bag, and customers can benefit from a FREE 12 year Taylor European warranty when registering their purchased guitar at www.taylorguitars.com

Features

  • Equipped with Expression System 2 electronics that offers a natural sounding amplification
  • Grand Auditorium body produces balanced tones and strong projection
  • Sitka spruce soundboard delivers a broad dynamic tonal range
  • Layered koa body offers a resilient construction and stunning aesthetics
  • Includes Taylor hard bag for storage and portable use
  • Venetian cutaway offers comfortable playability and easier access to the higher frets
  • Ebony fingerboard is ideal for percussive techniques like tapping and hammer ons
  • Elixir Phosphor Bronze light strings deliver a distinctive warmth and sparkle, with an extended tone life

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Series: 200
  • Body Shape: Grand Auditorium
  • Back/ Side Wood: Layered Koa
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Bracing: Forward Shifted Pattern
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Bridge Pins: Black
  • Scale Length: 25-1/2"

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Joint: Scarf
  • Neck Width: 1-11/16"
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fretboard Inlay: 4mm Dot Italian Acrylic
  • Nut: Tusq

Electronics & Hardware

  • Pickup/ Preamp: Expression System 2
  • Tuners:Chrome (100/200)
  • Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
  • Buttons: Chrome
  • Heel Cap Binding: White
  • Pickguard: Tortoise
  • Peghead Logo: Taylor Colorcore
  • Truss Rod Cover: Black Plastic
  • Case/Bag: Hard Bag