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The Taylor 214e DLX acoustic-electric is an aspiring guitar for players of all skill levels. Built around Taylor’s flagship Grand Auditorium body size, this is the ultimate all-purpose acoustic-electric guitar. Its top is made from Sitka spruce and its back and sides are made from layered rosewood—a tonewood combination that produces a sweet sound with a smooth blend of top-end shimmer, well-defined mids, and rich bass. The onboard Taylor Expression System 2 electronics amplify the natural voice of this guitar with clarity and projection. Pick this guitar up and you just might never put it down.

Sitka Spruce Top With Layered Rosewood Back and Sides

One of the top features of the Taylor 214e DLX acoustic-electric is its deluxe combination of Sitka spruce and layered rosewood. Sitka spruce is often the top wood of choice for most acoustic guitars because it produces a broad dynamic range and can accommodate a variety of playing styles. The rosewood veneer and layered construction present a beautiful aesthetic in a durable, affordable package.

Taylor ES2 Electronics

The Taylor 214e DLX acoustic-electric features Expression System 2 electronics for an amplified acoustic sound. At the heart of the ES2 is Taylor’s behind-the-saddle pickup, which features three uniquely positioned and individually calibrated pickup sensors. Because of where these sensors are placed, you get a more dynamic range of acoustic sound. Together with Taylor’s custom-designed professional audio-grade preamp, Taylor 214e DLX acoustic-electric can deliver exceptional amplified tone and responsiveness. Let the voice of your Taylor guitar ring out onstage through a PA, plugged into your favorite acoustic amplifier, or direct into recording software.

Flagship Grand Auditorium Body Shape

Taylor’s signature body shape, the Grand Auditorium embodies the ultimate all-purpose acoustic guitar. The mid-sized Grand Auditorium falls between a dreadnought and Grand Concert. While the larger-sized dreadnought was typically considered a flatpicker’s guitar and the smaller-sized Grand Concert catered to fingerstylists, the Grand Auditorium delivers on both fronts. Its shape produces an original acoustic voice that’s big enough to handle medium-strength picking and strumming, yet delivers impressive balance across the tonal spectrum.

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  • Small diamond fingerboard inlays
  • White body binding
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • 2-piece no wedge back
  • Three-ring plastic rosette
  • Elixir Phosphor bronze light strings
  • Scarf neckjoint

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  • Body type: Grand Auditorium
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Layered Rosewood
  • Bracing pattern: Forward shifted pattern
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck shape: Not specified
  • Nut width: 1.69" (43 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck wood: Sapele
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: Taylor
  • Configuration: Behind-the-saddle transducer with Adjustable Sensors
  • Preamp EQ: 2-band
  • Feedback filter: Phase
  • Tuner: No
  • Headstock overlay: Ebony
  • Tuning machines: Chrome
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Saddle and nut: Nubone/TUSQ
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features:
  • Case: Deluxe hardshell case
  • Accessories:
  • Country of origin: Mexico 

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