Taylor 312e 12-Fret Grand Concert Electro Acoustic Guitar (2017)

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  • Grand Concert Body Offers Big Sounds & Comfort
  • Includes Official Brown Taylor Hardshell Case
  • Spruce Top & Sapele Body Delivers Broad Dynamic Range
  • Ebony Fingerboard Provides Extra Tightness, Cut, & Definition
  • Expression System 2 Offers Natural Sounding Amplification

Taylor 312e 12-Fret Grand Concert Electro Acoustic Guitar (2017)

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The Taylor 312e 12-Fret Grand Concert Electro Acoustic Guitar updates the classic steel-string guitar with a 12-fret neck joint design, delivering an incredibly slinky handfeel with impressive tonal power. The grand concert body shape provides a comfortable playing experience with its small, tight shape, but still manages to deliver incredible power and projection to add layers of depth and definition. Sapele and spruce are used to construct the body and are coupled with a mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard, providing incredible dynamics with warm, soothing tonal characteristics. The expression system 2 provides the Taylor guitar with crisp, clear amplification, making the 312ce 12-Fret guitar perfect for on the stage or in the studio.

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Grand Concert Body

The 312e 12-Fret guitar has a grand concert body, which is significantly smaller than the grand auditorium, providing a big sound in a comfortable design. Built with a tapered waist and shorter scale, as well as a lighter string tension, the grand concert shape is perfect for in the studio and on stage. Fingerpickers will fall in love with the clarity and precision of this exceptionally designed guitar body.

Sitka Spruce and Sapele

The Taylor guitar features a beautiful sitka spruce top, offering a broad dynamic range and a crisp articulation. Sitka spruce is the most commonly used wood for guitar tops as it generates a broad dynamic range and accommodates numerous playing styles, from aggressive strumming to fingerpicking. This stunning tonewood is contrasted with sapele back and sides, which delivers a consistent and balanced tone with an excellent top-end shimmer. This stunning combination of tonewoods not only provides you with a beautiful guitar, but also offers a great combination of tones.

Unique Bracing Pattern

The performance bracing pattern features customised bracing profiles and placement for each body shape to optimise their inherent strengths. This bracing pattern uses side braces as well as the standard setup, adding rigidity and helping to maximise both top and back movement. The overall effect is an enhanced midrange, sustain, and tone that features plenty of warmth.

Mahogany Neck and Ebony Fingerboard

Tropical Mahogany is used for the Taylor guitar’s neck, delivering a soothingly warm and mellow tone with good presence in the lower mids. Taylor’s unique NT neck design provides players with a perfectly straight and stable guitar neck, enhancing its resistance to common problems such as changes in humidity. An ebony fingerboard provides the acoustic guitar with extra tightness and clarity, creating a fast attack for added definition.

Expression System 2

The Taylor Expression System 2 is a revolutionary pickup design that delivers the latest in Taylor's ongoing innovation in acoustic guitar amplification. The heart of the ES2 is Taylor's proprietary behind-the-saddle pickup, which features three uniquely positioned and individually calibrated pickup sensors. The location of the sensors enables a more dynamic range of acoustic sound to be captured than ever before. 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 favourite acoustic amplifier, or direct into recording software, the Expression System 2 faithfully conveys the voice of your Taylor guitar.

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Taylor Guitars design and construct each of their guitars to a high standard, ensuring that each time you play, you are getting the best paying experience. All of Taylor’s guitars include an official Taylor case or gig bag, and customers can benefit from a FREE 12 year Taylor European warranty when registering their purchased guitar at www.taylorguitars.com

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Body Shape: Grand Concert
  • Top: Sitka Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Sapele
  • Bracing: Performance w/Relief Rout
  • Bridge Pins: Ebony
  • Binding: Black
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Stain/Sunburst: Medium Brown Stain

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Tropical Mahogany
  • Neck Joint: Scarf
  • Neck Width: 1.75"
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Scale Length: 24.875"
  • Inlays: Small Diamonds
  • Number of Frets: 18
  • Headstock Overlay: Ebony

Electronics & Hardware

  • Electronics: Expression System 2
  • Controls: Bass, Treble, Master Volume
  • Tuners: Taylor Slot Head
  • Nut: Tusq
  • Saddle: Micarta
  • Buttons: Ivoriod
  • Headstock Logo: Italian Acrylic
  • Rosette: Three-Ring Plastic
  • Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze HD Light
  • Included Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell, Brown