Taylor 254ce DLX Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar (2017)

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  • Expression System 2 Electronics Offers Natural Sounding Tones
  • Grand Auditorium Body Produces Balanced Tones & Strong Projection
  • Includes Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown Case For Transportation
  • Spruce Soundboard Offers Crisp Articulation & Powerful Projection
  • 12 String Guitar Offers Excellent Versatility & Texture

Taylor 254ce DLX Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar (2017)

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The Taylor 254ce DLX Grand Auditorium Electro Acoustic Guitar (2017) is the perfect tool for adding texture and depth to your performances. Featuring a Grand Auditorium body shape, the 254ce produces a balanced tone, along with a strong projection. A combination of sitka spruce and layered rosewood offers crisp articulation, as well as stunning aesthetics and a climate-resilient construction. If that's not enough, this comfortable 12-string guitar is also equipped with Expression System 2 electronics that offers a natural sounding amplification when used with an amplifier.

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12 String Guitar

A 12 string guitar possesses a superb richness and fullness that you simply cannot achieve from a standard 6 string guitar. The strings are tuned in octaves with those of the upper two courses tuned in unison, providing a full tone. The Taylor 254ce DLX Grand Auditorium is the perfect choice for adding a depth to your performances, as well as versatility.

Grand Auditorium Body

The Grand Auditorium is an original Taylor design that was introduced in 1994. It is one of Taylor’s most popular and versatile body shapes, due to producing an original acoustic voice that is big enough to handle medium-strength picking and strumming. It features an impressive balance across the tonal spectrum, especially in the midrange, producing clear, well-defined notes that suited both strumming and fingerstyle playing. It is particularly an ideal choice for singer-songwriters who require a versatile instrument for composing and travelling with one guitar.

Venetian Cutaway

The Venetian Cutaway is renowned for its soft, round lines, creating a visually stunning look that is recognisable on any body. This type of cutaway allows easier access to the upper frets for a comfortable play, and enables you with more freedom throughout the fingerboard.

Sitka Spruce & Layered Rosewood

The Taylor features a beautiful sitka spruce top and offers a broad dynamic range and yielding 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 layered rosewood back and sides, providing the Taylor with a throaty growl. This layered construction is made up of three layers of wood, featuring a middle core of poplar with a rosewood veneer on each side. As well as offering stunning aesthetics, this layered method blends exotic looks with a climate-resilient construction, perfect for travelling musicians.

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.

Quality You Can Trust

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

Features

  • Equipped with Expression System 2 electronics that offers a natural sounding amplification
  • Grand Auditorium body produces balanced tones and strong projection
  • Venetian cutaway provides smooth access to the higher frets
  • Sitka Spruce soundboard offers crisp articulation and a powerful projection
  • Layered rosewood body offers stunning aesthetics and a climate-resilient construction
  • 12 String guitar offers excellent versatility and texture
  • Includes Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown case for storage and portable use
  • Ebony fingerboard is ideal for percussive techniques like tapping and hammer-ons
  • Elixir Phosphor Bronze light strings deliver a distinctive warmth and sparkle, with an extended tone life

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Series: 200
  • Body Shape: Grand Auditorium
  • Back/ Side Wood: Layered Rosewood
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Bracing: 100/200 Series 12-String Bracing
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Bridge Pins: Black
  • Scale Length: 25-1/2"

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Joint: Scarf
  • Neck Width: 1-7/8"
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fretboard Inlay: Small Diamonds
  • Nut: Tusq

Electronics & Hardware

  • Pickup/ Preamp: Expression System 2
  • Tuners: Die-Cast Chrome Mini
  • Strings: Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light
  • Buttons: Chrome
  • Heel Cap Binding: White
  • Pickguard: Tortoise
  • Peghead Logo: Taylor Colorcore
  • Truss Rod Cover: Indian Rosewood
  • Case: Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown