200 Series Electro-Acoustic Guitar with Rosewood Back & Sides and Pickup
- Grand Auditorium body style
- Graceful Venetian cutaway gives you free access to upper frets
- Genuine Sitka spruce top
- Layered rosewood back and sides
- Tropical Mahogany neck
- Ebony fingerboard, 20 frets
- Nubone nut, Micarta saddle
- Taylor ES2 Expression System 2 Pickup
The Taylor 200 series of acoustics have been a great choice for musicians that need a premium quality instrument at a price that most people can afford. Made using the very popular Grand Auditorium body known for its versatility this 214ce guitar works great for both fingerpicking and strumming styles
Taylor's 200 Series 214ce delivers all the essentials of a great guitar - exquisite playability, a full and articulate voice, impeccable intonation up the neck, and Taylor's top-of-the-line, professional-grade pickup - at a price that's within reach of many. This model features a layered Rosewood back and sides. All 200 Series guitars ship in a lightweight, sturdy rigid gig bag made by Taylor for optimal fit and protection.
A Taylor original, the Grand Auditorium helped establish the Taylor acoustic sound. The popular body style makes for a versatile guitar that yields ample volume in response to light fingerpicking, and reacts to medium strumming and flatpicking with a clear, balanced sound across the tonal spectrum. If you want a great all-purpose guitar, the GA is an excellent choice.
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. Layered Indian rosewood forms the back and sides here and, tpgether with the solid Sitka spruce top, helps this guitar produce vibrant highs and a resonant, warm low end. That tonal balance makes this guitar an all purpose musical tool, versatile enough to pump out powerful cowboy chords and articulate enough to perform beautifully in more subtle styles such as flatpicking or fingerpicking.
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.
- String Type: Steel
- Number of Strings: 6
- Body Shape: Grand Auditorium
- Left-/Right-handed: Right-handed
- Color: Tobacco Sunburst
- Finish: Gloss
- Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
- Back & Sides Wood: Layered Rosewood
- Body Bracing:Forward-bracing
- Neck Wood:Tropical Mahogany
- Fingerboard Material:West African Ebony
- Fingerboard Inlay:Small Diamonds
- Number of Frets:20
- Scale Length:25.5"
- Tuning Machines:Closed Gear with Antique Gold buttons
- Bridge Material:Ebony
- Nut/Saddle Material:NuBone/Micarta
- Nut Width:1.6875"
- Strings:Elixir Phosphor Bronze, .012-.053
- Case Included:Hardshell Case