Martin DX1AE Electro Acoustic

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Get it: 22nd - 24th August

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of 2 years warranty.

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  • Ideal For The Gigging Guitarist Due To Built-In Electronics
  • Sitka Spruce Top Delivers Versatile, Clear & Powerful Sound
  • Mahogany Patterned HPL Body Offers Stunning Visual & Great Tone
  • Ideal For Numerous Genres & Techniques Due To Dreadnought Body
  • High Performance Neck Taper For Enhanced Playability

Martin DX1AE Electro Acoustic

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The Martin DX1AE Electro Acoustic is ideal for the player craving Martin's quality design and construction, but with a more affordable price tag. This stage-ready model from Martin features a sitka spruce top and mahogany patterned HPL back and sides, offering a warm, versatile sonic footprint that is able to accommodate many different genres and techniques with equal ease. In addition, the DX1AE features a D-14 fret body that produces the rich, dynamic sound that Martin is known for. Its dreadnought body also provides superb volume and projection whilst its non-scalloped X-bracing gives the DX1AE a loud, rich and powerful acoustic voice. Furthermore, with the Martin's dreadnought body, X-bracing and mixture of materials, the DX1AE offers a great response to both picking styles and more aggressive strumming patterns, perfect for the player craving versatility. Lastly, equipped with a discreet Fishman Sonitone preamp system, the Martin DX1AE becomes perfect for the gigging and recording musician, offering both volume and tone control with an unobtrusive and stylish design.

Product Ref: 25538

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Sitka Spruce Top & HPL Body

The Martin DX1AE features a sitka spruce top that yields a crisp, articulate tone with a broad dynamic range, perfect for the player craving a distinct and dynamic sound. Sitka's nature also allows it to produce a clear, powerful sound with a little hint of brightness. Additionally, its strength and elasticity enable the DX1AE to handle anything from meatier chords and aggressive strumming patterns to flat picking and picking, as well as more alternative techniques. The sitka spruce top is attached to mahogany patterned HPL back and sides, providing the guitar with a great tone and a striking visual appeal. Furthermore, HPL (High Pressure Laminate) is an engineered material, designed specifically to make guitars extremely durable and resistant to humidity, even more so than wood. Overall, the HPL back and sides still maintain the premium quality of Martin's meticulous standards and paired with its sitka spruce top, it produces a sonically pleasing tone that is ideal for a numerous genres and playing styles.

Rust Birch Laminate Neck & Certified Richlite Fingerboard

Constructed from hand rubbed rust birch laminate, the DX1AE's neck adds a unique yet great tone to the guitar's sound whilst offering a smooth platform for the left hand. Additionally, the neck features a performing artist shape and a high performance neck taper for enhanced playability, providing a comfortable playing experience throughout long, enduring sets. Furthermore, the neck is topped with an FSC certified richlite fingerboard that simulates the sonically pleasing nature of ebony, adding sustain a plenty of bite to the overall sound.

D-14 Fret Body

The Martin DX1AE has a D-14 fret sized body with a traditional dreadnought shape that offers superb volume and projection while maintaining overall tonal balance. With the DX1AE's big, bold body and mixture of tonewoods, the guitar offers a versatile response with a rich, full sound, perfect for numerous genres and techniques. In addition, the dreadnought body can also accommodate blues, rock, pop, folk, indie, country licks, flat picking and much more. Furthermore, the Martin DX1AE offers a comfortable playing experience for those with a longer reach and the player more comfortable with the brash and curvaceous shape.

Fishman Sonitone

Equipped with a discreet Fishman Sonitone preamp, the Martin DX1AE is ideal for live performance and studio environments. The preamp is subtly mounted within the soundhole, and offers basic sound tweaking for live and rehearsal settings. In addition the quality Fishman preamp is versatile and responsive, and features rotary controls for tone and volume. With this, the player can shape their sound by simply plugging in to an amplifier or PA system and tweaking the tone control to personal preference, perfect for the performing musician.

Non-Scalloped X-Brace

With non-scalloped X-bracing, the guitar's overall structure is reinforced, preventing it from collapsing under string tension. Non-scalloped bracing allows the top to vibrate freely, keeping it stable and enhancing the overall sound for a richer, louder acoustic performance.

Features

  • Ideal for the performing musician due to built-in Fishman electronics
  • HPL back and sides not only add durability but project a great tone with a striking visual appeal
  • Sitka spruce top allows the DX1AE to handle picking and strumming techniques with equal ease
  • Dreadnought body projects rich, full sound whilst being perfectly-suited to numerous genres and playing styles
  • High performance neck taper and performing artist neck profile provides a smooth and comfortable platform for the left hand
  • Faux tortoise pickguard, chrome hardware and multi-stripe rosette provides a classic yet stylish appearance
  • Non-scalloped X-bracing gives the guitar superb volume and projection for a rich, full and expressive performance

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Body Material: HPL Mahogany Pattern
  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Body Type: Dreadnought
  • Bridge Material: FSC Certified Richlite
  • Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop In Saddle
  • Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Brace Shape: Non-Scalloped
  • Rosette: Multi-Stripe
  • Colour: Natural
  • Finish: Hand Rubbed

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Rust Birch Laminate
  • Neck Shape: Performing Artist
  • Neck Taper: High Performance
  • Neck Finish: Hand Rubbed
  • Fingerboard Material: FSC Certified Richlite
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: White Plastic
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: Dots
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Nut Material: White Corian
  • Headstock Shape: Solid w/ Standard Taper
  • Headstock Material: Rosewood Pattern HPL
  • Scale Length: 25.4''

Hardware & Electronics

  • Hardware Colour: Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Enclosed Gear
  • Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
  • Electronics: Fishman Sonitone
  • Controls: Volume/Tone

Please note: Martin do not ship their guitars with the strap button installed on the bottom of the guitar. They do this to avoid any impact cracks that may occur during shipping. You can find your strap button inside the case compartment.