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Taylor 2016 Limited 312ce Grand Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar Honey Sunburst

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Taylor's 300 Series has introduced countless players to the pleasures of the all-solid-wood acoustic experience; it's the entry point to Taylor's USA-made instrument line. Players who step up to a 300... Read More

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Taylor's 300 Series has introduced countless players to the pleasures of the all-solid-wood acoustic experience; it's the entry point to Taylor's USA-made instrument line. Players who step up to a 300 Series instrument will be rewarded with a guitar-for-a-lifetime that will only sound better with age. It doesn't take but a few strums to learn how the mix of tonewoods, construction and appointments combine to make Taylor's famous playability, intonation and tone. The 300 Series has everything you need and nothing you don't need in a fantastic sounding and playing instrument. This limited edition 312ce Grand Concert acoustic-electric takes the 300 Series up a notch offering a gorgeous, never-before-offered honey sunburst finish on a 300 Series guitar.

Ships in a deluxe hard shell case made by Taylor for optimal fit and protection.

Grand Concert
Taylor's Grand Concert is slightly smaller that its Grand Auditorium and yields controlled overtones, so the sound won't occupy a lot of sonic space. This is often a key consideration when other instruments are in the mix, such as in a performance or recording environment, and it allows the guitar to be heard more clearly. The Grand Concert pairs well with both 14-fret and 12-fret neck-to-body construction, and offers an articulate voice with top-end chime. It's perfect for fingerstyle players and light strummers, though flatpickers are known to enjoy its tonal character too. Its intimate size makes it lap/couch-friendly, and a great fit for players who find smaller instruments more physically comfortable.

A guitar's top is the primary filter and distributor of vibrating string energy through the guitar, which means it has a huge impact on its sound. Sitka Spruce is the most prevalent guitar top wood of the modern era. It blends stiffness and elasticity in just the right proportions which translates into broad dynamic range with crisp articulation. Solid sapele back and sides complement the top with a sound that's comparable to mahogany but with a slightly brighter sound featuring top-end shimmer, and balance across the tonal spectrum. Sapele responds well to a variety of playing styles and fits nicely into an instrument mix.

ES2 Electronics
Taylor's ES2 is a revolutionary pickup design that delivers the latest in Taylor’s ongoing innovation in acoustic guitar amplification. The heart of the Expression System 2 is Taylor’s patented behind-the-saddle pickup, which features three uniquely positioned and individually calibrated pickup sensors. Because the pickup doesn't sit under the saddle, the bottom of the saddle comes in full contact with the bridge, allowing all the nuance of the guitar's tone to come through clearly whether playing acousticly or plugged-in. The location of the sensors enables a more dynamic range of acoustic sound to be captured than ever before while playing plugged-in. 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. The Taylor Expression System 2 operates through a proprietary 9-volt battery compartment and easy-to-use volume, bass and treble controls.

The Taylor Difference

What sets Taylor Guitars apart? Unmatched build quality, the most stable and playable necks, a vast array of tonal options, eco-conscious and ethically-sourced raw materials, and a lifetime of service and support.

Features Body
  • Body type:Grand Concert/OO
  • Cutaway:Venetian
  • Top wood:Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Back & sides:SolidSapele
  • Bracing pattern:Performance with relief rout
  • Body finish:Gloss
  • Orientation:Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape:Standard Taylor ProfileC
  • Nut width:1.75 in. (44.45 mm)
  • Fingerboard:Genuine African Ebony
  • Neck wood:Tropical Mahogany
  • Scale length:24.87 in.
  • Number of frets:20
  • Neck finish:Satin
  • Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp:Yes
  • Brand:Taylor
  • Configuration:Behind-the-saddle transducer with Adjustable Sensors
  • Preamp EQ:3-band
  • Feedback filter:Phase
  • Tuner:No
  • Other
  • Headstock overlay:Indian Rosewood
  • Tuning machines:Taylor Nickelwith adjustable sensors
  • Bridge:Genuine African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut:Micarta "Wave"/Tusq
  • Number of strings:6-string
  • Special features:Honey Sunburst Finish on top
  • Case:Hardshell Case
  • Accessories:None
  • Country of origin:United States

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Great guitar. Typical Taylor made.

By Bash56

from Livermore, CA

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Comments about Taylor 2016 Limited 312ce Grand Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

Easy to play and tone is wonderful. I also have 412ce but am finding myself playing a bit more on this new guitar.

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