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Taylor is thrilled to introduce the 224ce-K DLX, a Grand Auditorium acoustic-electric guitar that pairs solid Hawaiian koa and advanced ES2 electronics for a playing experience like no other. The solid koa top yields a balanced tone with lustrous highs, warm mids and controlled lows that evoke the natural beauty of its island origins. Plug in the 224ce-K DLX and Taylor's proprietary Expression System 2 recreates every nuance of its acoustic voice with stunning clarity. The sleek Grand Auditorium body provides articulate tone and comfortable playability, ideal for any genre or playing style. Layered koa back and sides enhance the visual allure of this all-koa masterpiece while providing road-ready durability. Experience the 224ce-K DLX, available now at and you'll discover an inspiring new fusion of craftsmanship and technology.

Solid Koa Top Radiates Shimmering Tone

As the primary filter and distributor of string vibration, a guitar's top wood exerts tremendous influence over its tone. Solid koa responds with a natural compression that yields lush, balanced tone with a lively top end. Notes bloom with tropical warmth at their core, surrounded by a halo of crystalline overtones. Strummed or picked, koa's voice is captivating and complex.

Expression System 2: High-Definition Plugged-In Performance

Taylor's revolutionary Expression System 2 recreates the 224ce-K DLX's stunning acoustic tone through any amp or PA with breathtaking realism. Taylor's proprietary pickup design features multiple sensors positioned for optimal string response, allowing the full nuance and dynamics of your playing to shine through. Intuitive controls for volume, bass and treble provide tone shaping on the fly. Taken together, the ES2 system delivers true high-definition performance in any live or studio setting.

Sleek Grand Auditorium Body, Lasting Koa and Ebony

Taylor's original Grand Auditorium body yields articulate tone with clarity across the tonal spectrum. Comfortably sized and expertly braced, the GA body style is a perennial favorite for its versatility and balanced acoustic voice. Layered koa back and sides complement the solid koa top for a stunning all-koa look, while providing enhanced stability for travel and changes in climate. An ebony fretboard and bridge offer a smooth playing surface and visual contrast.

Premium Appointments and Taylor Quality

As with all Taylor guitars, premium materials and impeccable craftsmanship are evident throughout the 224ce-K DLX. Gold tuners provide rock-solid intonation, while a full-gloss body and neck enhance koa's natural beauty. Black binding and rope purfling accentuate visual details. Rest assured, your 224ce-K DLX will provide a lifetime of inspired tone and dependable performance.

Taylor 224ce-K DLX Special Edition Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural
Taylor 224ce-K DLX Special Edition Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural
Taylor 224ce-K DLX Special Edition Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

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  • Solid koa top with layered koa back and sides
  • ES2 electronics with active bass and treble, volume control, phase switch
  • Comes with hardshell case

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Lead, which is known 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
  • Cutaway: Venetian
  • Top wood: Solid Hawaiian koa
  • Back and sides: Layered Hawaiian koa
  • Bracing pattern: Taylor Standard II (Forward shift pattern)
  • Body finish: Hand-rubbed satin varnish
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck shape: Taylor Standard Profile
  • Nut width: 1.687" (42.8 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Genuine West African ebony
  • Neck wood: Solid 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: Genuine West African ebony
  • Tuning machines: Chrome
  • Bridge: Genuine West African ebony
  • Saddle and nut: Micarta "Wave"/TUSQ
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Deluxe hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Mexico

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