Martin X Series 2015 DX1KAE Acoustic-Electric Guitar  

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Martin combines 180-years of old-world craftsmanship, with new technologies, to create this amazing instrument. It features a solid spruce top, and a back and sides made from a durable," forest friend... Read More

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Overview

Martin combines 180-years of old-world craftsmanship, with new technologies, to create this amazing instrument. It features a solid spruce top, and a back and sides made from a durable," forest friendly" HPL material. The strong Stratabond neck and robust Richlight fingerboard are combined to deliver a fast, even playability all across the neck. Equipped with a reliable Fishman electronics, and your ready to plug into any amp or mixing board. The DX1KAE has the sound and feel of a highly collectible Martin, but at a price that anyone can afford.

Case sold separately.

Features
  • Construction: Mortise/Tenon Neck Joint
  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Rosette: Multiple Black/White Boltaron with Red Fiber
  • Top Bracing Pattern: A-Frame ''X-1''
  • Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
  • Back Material: Koa Wood Pattern HPL Textured Finish
  • Back Purfling: none
  • Side Material: Koa Wood Pattern HPL Textured Finish
  • Endpiece: none
  • Endpiece Inlay: none
  • Binding: none
  • Top Inlay Style: none
  • Side Inlay: none
  • Back Inlay: none
  • Neck Material: Natural Stratabond
  • Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
  • Nut Material: White Corian
  • Headstock: Solid/Standard Taper
  • Headplate: Koa Wood Pattern HPL
  • Heelcap: none
  • Fingerboard Material: Black Richlite
  • Scale Length: 25.4''
  • Number Of Frets Clear: 14
  • Number Of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-11/16''
  • Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/8''
  • Fingerboard Position Inlays: none
  • Fingerboard Binding: none
  • Finish Back & Sides: none
  • Finish Top: Hand Rubbed Urethane
  • Finish Neck: none
  • Bridge Material: Black Richlite
  • Bridge Style: Belly
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/8''
  • Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
  • Tuning Machines: Chrome with Small Buttons
  • Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100)
  • Bridge & End Pins: White with Black Dots
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Color
  • Case: Available as an option
  • Interior Label: Black Foil Label
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year warranty on Martin Backpackers, Little Martins and Ukuleles. Limited lifetime on other Martin guitars.


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MartinX Series 2015 DX1KAE Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
5.0

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5.0

Nice ringing sound; great guitar

By Lynn Maxwell

from Seal Beach, CA

Comments about Martin X Series 2015 DX1KAE Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

This guitar was picked as a birthday present, and all of us involved in choosing, receiving and playing it have been delighted. This guitar has a nice matte finish, a clean look, a good, low action and easy playing. The best thing about this specific guitar is the strong response of the bass range, and the fact that ALL the strings resonate well, giving the guitar a ringing, clear tone. We have heard a LOT of guitars over the years, and for the money, this is a great pick for someone who desires a crisp-sounding guitar in a medium price range. This is a good "move up" guitar for a person who has some practice and wants to jump from the beginner guitars to a better sound. Definitely a nice mid-range guitar that sounds better than some of the more expensive guitars. Martin deserves its good reputation!

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Next-Step Guitar

By Lauren

from Worcester, MA

Comments about Martin X Series 2015 DX1KAE Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I just went from an Ibanez starter guitar to my first Martin and I have to say, I'm in love with this guitar. I usually prefer something with a slightly darker tone, but this one is practically perfect balanced: not to bright and not too dark. It does not have the hardware necessary to EQ from the stage, it just has a preamp, which I was disappointed by at first, but it actually adds to the quality of sound, so I'm really satisfied with it. It has a very rich sound and as a vocalist, it's key for me to find a guitar that complements my voice. The playability is great, too. The action on the neck is very good. In general, it was a great guitar for me to help me go to the next level of skill on guitar. This guitar is so great, it makes me want to actually spend time practicing.

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5.0

Amazing Guitar!!

By Jeff Perro

from Akron, Ohio

Comments about Martin X Series 2015 DX1KAE Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I bought this guitar 2 weeks ago and it's amazing. Sound is so pure and very easy to play. Would never realize it's an acoustic-electric and it looks amazing. I love how the electrics are inside rather then outside, extremely neat. I would definitely recommend this guitar to everyone!!!

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