Taylor 916ce Acoustic Electric Natural With Case
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This Grand Symphony's Sitka spruce top and Indian rosewood body features the same package of tone-enhancing refinements introduced on the 800 Series: customized bracing and wood thicknesses for each body shape; protein glues for the bracing and bridge; thin (3.5 mil) gloss finish; Elixir HD Light strings on Grand Auditorium models.
The Grand Symphony shape joined the line in 2006 and delivers a rich, powerful acoustic voice. Think of it as a Grand Auditorium with a turbo boost, thanks to expanded physical dimensions, including a slightly wider waist and a bigger lower bout. Strummers and pickers with a driving attack will love the fullness, volume and sustain. Yet for such a robust voice, the GS is also clear and responsive to fast picking runs or a light fingerstyle touch, so if you’re a dynamic player, this shape is a true contender. And the big voice doesn’t come at the expense of balance. The piano-like bass, meaty midrange, and thick, shimmering highs blend seamlessly. These traits also make the GS a great vehicle for 12-strings. If you like a lush, potent guitar tone that has the horsepower to compete with other acoustic cannons out there, the GS shape is a worthy choice.
The Taylor Expression System 2 (ES2) 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. Get yours today at Musiciansbuy!
- Body type: Grand Symphony
- Cutaway: Single cutaway
- Top wood: Sitka Spruce
- Back & sides: Indian Rosewood
- Bracing pattern: 800 Series Advanced Performance Sitka GA bracing with relief rout
- Body finish: Gloss, Natural
- Orientation: Right handed
- Neck shape: Standard
- Nut width: 1.75" (44.45mm)
- Fingerboard: Ebony
- Neck wood: Mahogany
- Scale length: 25.5"
- Number of frets: 20
- Neck finish: Satin
- Pickup/preamp: Yes
- Brand: Taylor
- Configuration: Behind the saddle pickup
- Preamp EQ: 2-band
- Taylor Brown Hardshell Case Included
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