Taylor 514ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar, Natural (2016)
Taylor 514ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar, Natural (2016)Details
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A Grand Auditorium Body
The 514ce has a full sized Grand Auditorium body with a softly rounded Venetian cutaway. Sitting between the more traditional Dreadnought and Concert bodies, the incredibly versatile Grand Auditorium profile is regarded as Taylor's signature shape, delivering a balanced tone equally suited to all styles of strumming and fingerstyle playing. The solid mahogany body and red cedar top provide the guitar with a boosted midrange, creating excellent clarity and plenty of warmth.
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 provides more freedom throughout the fingerboard.
The Perfect Guitar Neck
For ultimate playability and peace of mind, the 514ce guitar feature Taylor's unique NT neck design. The NT neck was designed to give players a straighter, more stable guitar neck, resistant to common problems such as changes in humidity. The neck sits in a custom fit pocket along with laser-cut spacers. There's a perfect neck angle for each Taylor guitar, and these precision spacers create it. Best of all, because there is no glue used in the NT neck design, maintenance and adjustments can be made by trained technicians in a matter of minutes.
Expression System 2
The Taylor Expression System 2 is a revolutionary pickup design that delivers the latest in Taylor's ongoing innovation in acoustic guitar amplification. The heart of the ES2 is Taylor's proprietary 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.
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 paying experience. All of Taylor’s 500 series guitars include an official Taylor hard case, and customers can benefit from a FREE 12 year Taylor European warranty when registering their purchased guitar at www.taylorguitars.com
Body & Bridge
- Body Shape: Grand Auditorium
- Top: Western Red Cedar
- Back and Side: Tropical Mahogany
- Cutaway: Venetian
- Bracing: Performance with Relief Rout
- Bridge Pins: Ebony
- Binding: Tortoise
- Finish: Gloss Natural
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: Tropical Mahogany
- Neck Joint: Scarf
- Neck Width: 1.75"
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Scale Length: 25.5"
- Inlays: Century
- Number of Frets: 20
- Fretboard Binding: Ebony
- Headstock Overlay: Ebony
Electronics & Hardware
- Electronics: Expression System 2
- Controls: Bass, Treble, Master Volume
- Tuners: Taylor Nickel
- Nut and Saddle: Tusq
- Buttons: Nickel
- Heel Cap Binding: Ebony
- Pickguard: Tortoise
- Headstock Logo: Grained Ivoroid
- Rosette: Grained Ivoroid/Tortoise/Grained Ivoroid
- String: Elixir Phosphor Bronze HD Light
- Included Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell
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