Taylor 520e Dreadnought Electro Acoustic Guitar

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Product Ref: 69105

  • Includes Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown Case
  • Taylor Expression System 2 Onboard Electronics
  • Bold and Expressive Voice, Perfect for Singer-Songwriters
  • Dreadnought Body with Performance Bracing
  • Tropical Mahogany Neck and Ebony Fingerboard

Taylor 520e Dreadnought Electro Acoustic Guitar


The Taylor 520e Electro Acoustic Guitar is the latest addition to Taylor's 500 series, featuring a distinctive dreadnought body with new innovations and a bold, expressive voice that is perfect for singer-songwriters. The tropical Mahogany body combines with the Performance bracing to produce a focused tone with midrange warmth and crisp highs, while also ensuring a smooth attack and overall balanced sound. The tropical Mahogany neck has an Ebony fingerboard and ''V''-carve profile which helps to ensure smooth and comfortable playability even during long sessions. This NEW 520e guitar also features faux tortoiseshell binding, grained ivoroid Century inlays, a slotted headstock and a stunning medium brown stain finish with shaded edge burst - the Taylor 520e is a unique and musically versatile instrument that blends seamlessly with other instruments.

Product Ref: 69105

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Expression System 2 Electronics

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 Expression System 2 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 favorite acoustic amplifier, or direct into recording software, the Expression System 2 faithfully conveys the voice of your Taylor guitar.


Body & Bridge

  • Body: Tropical Mahogany
  • Body Shape: Dreadnought
  • Back Design: 2-Piece
  • Body Finish: Gloss
  • Body Colour: Medium Brown Stain with Shaded Edge Burst
  • Rosette: Single Ring - Grained Ivoroid/Tortoise/Grained Ivoriod
  • Bracing: Performance with Relief Rout
  • Binding: Tortoise
  • Bridge: Ebony with Ebony Pins
  • Body Dimensions:
    • Width: 16''
    • Length: 20''
    • Depth: 4 5/8''

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Tropical Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: ''V''
  • Neck Width: 1.75''
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Century
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Heel Cap Binding: Ebony
  • Heel Length: 3.5''
  • Binding: Ebony
  • Headstock: Slotted
  • Headstock Inlay: Grained Ivoroid
  • Headstock Finish: Gloss

Hardware & Electronics

  • Electronics: Expression System® 2
  • Buttons: Grained Ivoroid
  • Nut Material: Tusq
  • Saddle Material: Micarta
  • Pickguard: Tortoise
  • Tuners: Taylor Slot Head
  • Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Medium
  • Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown