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What you’d expect. And much more. This is solid Taylor sound with a climate resilient attitude. And it’s here to please players of all backgrounds and skill levels. Taking that distinctive Taylor tone and putting it in a much more affordable bracket for those of you not wanting to look into four-figure prices. Rich, powerful, responsive. It’s time to explore the impactful tone of a solid top with the durability of a layered body…
Sonically vibrant with delicious dynamics and an articulate edge. This Taylor 214ce-DLX certainly isn’t shy when it comes to genre hopping moods and makes for a fantastic all-purpose instrument. Featuring a solid Sitka spruce top, you have a sound that blossoms with age. So, the more you play, the more your tone opens up and develops even more sonic richness. You can also expect the 214ce-DLX to kick out riveting resonance, warmth, subtle bloom, and stunning sparkle.
A tonal masterpiece that was birthed to handle your individuality has arrived. And it's accessible to those of you on a stricter budget too. Plus, thanks to a solid top and a layered body, this Taylor Electro Acoustic holds exquisite quality that'll stay with you for many performances to come. And it’s an instrument that'll handle your change in musical mood, one that'll accommodate your style, and one that makes sonic experimentation an unforgettable, majestic journey.
Versatility at your fingertips
Taylor's signature grand auditorium shape. And it's designed to handle almost anything your mood feels. Distinctive in every way, at a glance you know it's Taylor. Explore a multitude of genres and techniques, including more alternative styles - it won't let you down. And, it responds equally to both picking and strumming. It's time to play the Taylor way.
From first strum, you'll notice the 214ce-DLX's unique, and utterly individual voice shine through. Delivering an impressive amount of balance across the tonal spectrum. This is a clear, defined tone with a stage-worthy presence that fits beautifully into a live mix. It's also sonically focused with a full low-end, present mid-range, and sparkly trebles. Bringing you a truly immersive sound that responds perfectly to your individuality. One thing's for sure, Taylor's Grand Auditorium has certainly earned a rep for being the ultimate all-purpose electro acoustic. Plus, you'll always play with comfort thanks to a sleek satin finish, a mid-sized body, and a Venetian cutaway. Throw yourself around your room, rehearsal space, or any live setting with confidence and passion.
Electronics with a breakthrough design
Get professional quality with ES2 electronics. This special design features an innovative behind-the-saddle construction that picks up the 214ce-DLX's natural dynamic properties. And delivers them beautifully. This is thanks to the Expression System 2 that features three pickup sensors. The location of these sensors enable more acoustic dynamics to be captured - resulting in an exceptional amplified tone, and a superior response to each nuance of your individual style.
A breakthrough design. And it's here to make take your live performance to the next level. The Expression System 2 combined with Taylor's 'professional audio' preamp allows you to simply plug-in to an amplifier, PA system, or directly into recording software. This system faithfully captures the 214ce-DLX's natural dynamics and sparkle. You can also tweak your tone by playing around with a trio of soft-touch rotary buttons. Making it easy to find your signature sound, and develop your true persona. High-fidelity in every way, this is professional quality that once experienced. You simply won't live without.
An instrument of such class, needs protecting. Which is why this 214ce-DLX comes with Taylor's Brown Deluxe Hardshell case. Take your cherished instrument anywhere, with the peace of mind that it’ll be in pristine condition every time you play. Preventing scratching, scraping, or any other damage to your 214ce-DLX, the Deluxe Hardshell case allows you to say hello to stress-free transportation, and wave goodbye to the worry of damaging your instrument. As this is nothing but pure comfort. And incredible protection for your instrument. No worries. No panic. Just the excitement of performance, the way it should be.
- Product: Taylor 214ce-DLX Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic, Natural
- Code: 214ce-DLX
- Series: 200 Series
Body & Bridge
- Top Material: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Body Material: Layered Indian Rosewood
- Body Type: Grand Auditorium
- Bridge Material: Ebony
- Bridge Pins: Black
- Saddle: Micarta
- Bracing: X-Bracing
- Body Finish: Gloss
- Colour: Natural
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Sapele
- Neck Width: 1-11/16''
- Neck Joint: Taylor Neck
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Fingerboard Material: Ebony
- Fingerboard Inlay: Small Diamonds
- Number of Frets: 20
- Scale Length: 25.5''
- Nut Material: Nubone
Hardware & Electronics
- Hardware Colour: Polished Bronze
- Tuning Machines: Taylor Polished Bronze
- Pickguard: Tortoise
- Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
- Electronics:Expression System 2
- Included: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown