Taylor 716ce Grand Symphony - Natural

6-string Acoustic-electric Guitar with Lutz Spruce Top, Indian Rosewood Back and Sides, Mahogany Neck, Ebony Fingerboard, and Taylor ES2 Electronics - Natural
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Taylor's 716ce acoustic-electric guitar is an excellent choice for rich, bold tone. With a 716ce, you get the combination of a gorgeous solid Lutz spruce top, with a back and sides made of gorgeous Indian rosewood. Even unplugged, the 716ce gives you a vibrant and chiming tone, and thanks to its cutting-edge Taylor's Expression System 2 electronics, it also sounds fantastic when you plug in. A Grand Symphony body style perfectly compliments the selection of tonewoods, adding powerful projection and a natural treble emphasis. Take it from Sweetwater - you'll love playing the Taylor 716ce!

Choice tonewoods - Lutz spruce and Indian rosewood

The 716ce is a prime example of the high-quality tonewoods Taylor selects for their guitars. It features time-proven Lutz spruce as its top, which gives you wonderful projection with the perfect amount of sparkle, and the 716ce's Indian rosewood back and sides give it an extra rich and warm tone.

Grand Symphony body style gives you exceptional presence

Taylor's beloved Grand Symphony body style, featured on the 716ce, employs the width and depth of the Dreadnought. But its waist is narrower, which gives Grand Symphony-bodied acoustic guitars a sleeker look, with more treble zing. The 716ce's Grand Symphony body style also helps to sharpen the definition of each note. Ultimately, from fingerpicking to medium strumming, the Grand Symphony is a great body choice for nearly every playing style.

Cutting-edge Taylor Expression System 2 electronics

If you play plugged in, then you're going to love the Taylor Expression System 2 (ES2) electronics built into your 716ce. The key to this fantastic system is the 3-section proprietary pickup located behind the saddle. Because of where it's positioned and how it's integrated into the 716ce's saddle, the ES2 pickup provides you with remarkably clear and accurate sound. In addition to a master volume control, a pair of tone controls let you tweak your highs and lows to get the sound you need, and a discreet phase switch offers vital onboard feedback suppression.

Taylor 716ce Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:

  • An extra-bright acoustic-electric guitar that's great for a wide range of playing styles
  • Grand Symphony body style gives you dreadnought-like projection with an expressive upper register
  • Lutz spruce top provides a light and expressive sound
  • Graceful cutaway gives you easy access to upper frets
  • Indian rosewood back and sides add harmonic richness to your sound
  • Onboard Taylor Expression System 2 electronics give you natural sound even when plugged in live

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Tech Specs

String Type Steel
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape Grand Symphony
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Color Natural
Finish Gloss
Top Wood Lutz Spruce
Back & Sides Wood Indian Rosewood
Body Bracing Performance
Binding Koa
Neck Wood Tropical Mahogany
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Fingerboard Inlay Abalone Reflections
Number of Frets 20
Scale Length 25.5"
Tuning Machines Taylor nickel tuners
Bridge Material Ebony
Nut/Saddle Material Tusq/Micarta
Nut Width 1.75"
Electronics ES2
Strings Elixir Phosphor Bronze Medium
Case Included Hardshell case
Manufacturer Part Number 716ce ES2NA

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