DISC Taylor 314ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar

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  • Serial Number #1110075104
  • Includes Taylor Deluxe Hard Case for Storage and Transport
  • Expression System 2 Pickup for Accurate Sound Transfer
  • Sitka Spruce Top for Classic, Clear Sound
  • Sapele Back and Sides Provide Crisp, Dry Tones

DISC Taylor 314ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar

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The Taylor 314ce Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar is designed for the versatile musician, offering a range of features that enhance its playing capabilities. Its grand auditorium sized body is large enough to give a powerful low end, but still maintains the high end charm of a small guitar. The guitar's 14 fret neck joint is in a scarf style for easy playability and comfort, and the body features a Venetian cutaway to allow easy access to the top frets when required. The sitka top combined with sapele back and sides brings a brightness and clarity, and offers strong fundamental tones with crisp articulation. The Taylor also features their expression system 2 electronics to enhance your sound and delivers clear, natural-sounding amplified tones for gigging or recording. Also featuring black binding on the body and neck, white dot inlays on the fingerboard, a three ring rosette around the soundhole, and a stylish black pickguard, the Taylor 314ce Electro Acoustic is a beautifully designed guitar that offers incredible tones.

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A 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 are suited to both strumming and fingerstyle playing. It is particularly an ideal choice for singer-songwriters who require a versatile instrument for composing and travelling with one guitar.

Venetian Cutaway

The Venetian Cutaway is renowned for its soft, round lines. This type of Cutaway allows easier access to the upper frets, and enables more freedom throughout the fingerboard, and therefore providing you with tonal versatility.

Sitka Spruce & Sapele

The Taylor 314ce Electro Acoustic, features a beautiful sitka spruce top and offers a broad dynamic range and yielding crisp articulation. sitka spruce is the most commonly used wood for guitar tops as it generates a broad dynamic range and accommodates numerous playing styles, from aggressive strumming to fingerpicking. This stunning tonewood is contrasted with sapele back and sides, which delivers a consistent and balanced tone, with a more top-end shimmer. This stunning combination of tonewoods not only provides you with a beautiful guitar, but also offers a great combination of tones.

Unique Bracing Pattern

A significant factor behind the incredible sound of the 314ce Deluxe 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.

Expression System 2

As well as offering a great acoustic tone, the 314ce can also be used amplified. 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 314ce Electro Acoustic 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 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 300 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

Features

  • Equipped with an Expression System 2 Pickup for an Accurate Sound Transfer
  • Grand Auditorium Size Offers Great Versatility and Big Acoustic Voice
  • Venetian Cutaway Provides Easier Access to the Higher Frets
  • Sitka Spruce Top Delivers a Broad Dynamic Range
  • Sapele Body Offers a Consistent and Balanced Tone
  • Crafted with Forward Shifting Pattern Bracing Enhances Tone and Projection
  • Delicate Black Binding Throughout Entire Body
  • Includes Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Case for Storage and Transportation

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Body Shape: Grand Auditorium
  • Top: Sitka Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Sapele
  • Bracing: Forward Shifting Pattern w/Relief Rout
  • Bridge Pins: Ebony
  • Binding: Black
  • Finish: Gloss

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Tropical Mahogany
  • Neck Joint: Scarf
  • Neck Width: 1.75"
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Inlays: Dots
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Headstock Overlay: Indian Rosewood

Electronics & Hardware

  • Electronics: Expression System 2
  • Controls: Bass, Treble, Master Volume
  • Tuners: Taylor Nickel
  • Nut: Tusq
  • Saddle: Micarta
  • Buttons: Nickel
  • Pickguard: Black
  • Headstock Logo: Taylor Colorcore
  • Rosette: Plastic
  • Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze HD Light
  • Included Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell, Brown