Updated for 2012, the Taylor 2012 514CE Grand Auditorium Acoustic Electric Guitar adds engraved pearloid Deco Diamond inlays, faux tortoise shell binding and a dark brown stain on the back, sides and neck. Maintaing the elegance of the previous model, the Taylor 514CE Grand Auditorium Acoustic Electric Guitar offers a solid Tropical American mahogany body bordered by rosewood as well as a Western Red cedar top that makes the 2012 514CE a responsive fingerstyle powerhouse.
The Taylor Grand Auditorium Body
Taylor's 2012 514CE Grand Auditorium Acoustic Electric Guitar combines the width and depth of a Dreadnought with a narrower waist. Its sleek design yields a strong treble zing across the tonal spectrum and sharpens the definition of individual notes. The 514CE Grand Auditorium Acoustic Electric Guitar is a strong fingerpicking guitar that also adapts well to medium strumming.
Taylor 2012 514CE Electronics: Taylor Expression System
Designed to faithfully reproduce your guitar's native tone, the Expression System in the Taylor 514CE Grand Auditorium Acoustic Electric Guitar utilizes patented Dynamic Sensors to capture top and string vibration like never before. Created in partnership with renowned audio pioneer, Mr. Rupert Neve, the Taylor ES is seamlessly integrated into the design of the guitar from the ground up. Onboard tone controls provide added flavor, or set flat for an uncolored, exceptionally clean amplified sound.