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The Taylor 214ce BLK Plus Grand Auditorium acoustic-electric guitar delivers excellent playability, full-sounding acoustics and pro-level amplified performance. With Taylor's ES2 pickup system, the 214ce BLK Plus captures your playing with stunning accuracy and responsiveness. The guitar's Torrefied sitka spruce top creates dynamic range between each note, with added punch and sustain. Back and sides are layered maple for a sturdy feel and balanced resonance. For natural acoustic tone, it has an ebony fingerboard and bridge. The versatile Grand Auditorium body style projects balanced tone across fingerpicking, strumming and flatpicking styles.

Amplify Your Sound With Taylor's ES2 Pickup System

The Taylor Expression System 2 pickup gives you exceptional amplified tone that faithfully conveys the 214ce BLK Plus's natural acoustic voice. Its three patented pickup sensors are positioned behind the saddle for dynamic range without sacrificing acoustic detail. The custom-designed preamp enables professional-grade sound quality, letting you shine whether onstage through a PA or plugged into your favorite amp. Adjustable volume, bass and treble controls make it easy to dial in your ideal amplified sound.

Punchy, Sustained Tones With a Torrefied Spruce Top

A guitar's top strongly impacts its tone and the 214ce BLK Plus has a solid Torrefied sitka spruce top for excellent note separation and responsiveness. The torrefication process enhances the spruce's resonance, creating more projection and dynamic range between each note. You'll get great punch on aggressive strumming while also hearing sustained bloom on fingerpicked notes.

Layered Maple Back and Sides Provide Full-Bodied Tone

The guitar's layered maple back and sides offer a robust tonal foundation that complements the spruce top. Maple provides balanced tone across the frequency spectrum, yielding excellent clarity. Its layered construction makes it highly resistant to climate changes, keeping your guitar stable across different environments. The maple gives full-bodied resonance to complete the 214ce BLK Plus's acoustic voice.

Natural Feel With an Ebony Fingerboard and Bridge

For traditional feel and vintage aesthetics, the 214ce BLK Plus has an ebony fingerboard and bridge. Ebony's hardness adds crisp note articulation while providing a smooth playing feel. The dense wood also enhances the guitar's acoustic resonance. Combined with its comfortable neck profile, the ebony fingerboard makes this an extremely playable instrument.

Versatile Grand Auditorium Body for All Playing Styles

The Grand Auditorium's tapered body shape is a Taylor original designed for tonal balance. Its proportions expertly blend volume, articulation and projection to suit fingerpicking, flatpicking and strumming approaches. The cutaway grants comfortable access to higher frets, letting you solo with ease. For an all-purpose acoustic-electric that handles anything you play, the 214ce BLK Plus Grand Auditorium is an excellent choice.

Taylor 214ce BLK Plus Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Black
Taylor 214ce BLK Plus Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Black
Taylor 214ce BLK Plus Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Black

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  • Torrefied Sitka spruce top for increased dynamic range, balance and projection
  • Layered Big Leaf maple back and sides for volume and durability
  • Genuine West African ebony fingerboard and bridge for premium feel
  • ES2 electronics for professional-grade plugged-in tone
  • Grand Auditorium body shape for versatile acoustic response
  • Standard Taylor neck profile with 1 11/16" nut width
  • Hard Rock maple neck
  • 25 1/2" scale length
  • 20 frets
  • Gloss finish throughout
  • Satin black tuning machines
  • Micarta nut and saddle
  • AeroCase included

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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  • Body type: Grand Auditorium
  • Top wood: Torrefied Spruce
  • Back & sides: Layered Big Leaf Maple
  • Bracing pattern: C-Class
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Neck shape: Standard Taylor Profile
  • Nut width: 1.687 in. (42.8 mm)
  • Fingerboard: West African Ebony
  • Neck wood: Neo-Tropical Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Matte
  • Bridge: West African Ebony
  • Saddle & nut: NuBone
  • Pickup/preamp: Behind-the-saddle transducer with Adjustable Sensors
  • EQ/Tuner: 2-band Yes
  • Special features: Onboard Phase Switch
  • Orientation: Right Handed
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Gig Bag
  • Country of origin: Mexico

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