Taylor BT2e - Mahogany Top

6-string Acoustic-electric Guitar with Mahogany Top, Layered Sapele Back and Sides, and ES-B Electronics - Natural
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This Baby Has Built-in Electronics

Taylor's Baby Mahogany-e acoustic-electric guitar is the perfect travel companion and writing guitar thanks to it's compact size. A mahogany top and layered sapele back and sides give this guitar a tone that transcends its size. The 3/4-size design is extremely comfortable and fun to play. And when you need to plug in, the Baby-e has Taylor's new Expression System Baby pickup built in. It uses the under-saddle pickup of the ES2 system coupled with a preamp that sports a chromatic tuner. Whether you're looking for a guitar to craft songs on or a great travel guitar, the Taylor Baby Mahogany-e is the perfect choice.

Taylor Baby Mahogany-e Acoustic-electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Choice tonewoods: Mahogany meets Sapele
  • Plug your baby in with Taylor's Expression System Baby pickup system
  • 3/4-size Dreadnought is easy to play and to transport
Choice tonewoods: Mahogany meets Sapele

The Taylor Baby Mahogany-e, is a prime example of the high-quality tonewoods Taylor selects for their guitars. It features time-proven mahogany as its top, which gives you wonderful projection with the perfect amount of sparkle. The Taylor Baby Mahogany-e's layered sapele back and sides also give it warm and mellow quality, similar to that of mahogany, providing it with an all-around balanced tone.

Plug your baby in with Taylor's Expression System Baby pickup system

Taylor design the new Expression System Baby (ES-B) system to deliver great-sounding natural tone of your Baby Mahogany-e to your amp, PA, or recorder. They took the under-saddle element from the their acclaimed ES2 system and paired it with an onboard preamp. You get volume and tone controls as well as a built-in chromatic tuner with LED display.

3/4-size Dreadnought is easy to play and to transport

At 3/4 the scale of a full-sized guitar, the body of a Taylor Baby Mahogany-e is compact yet still full on tone. It's comfortable for rehearsals in cramped spaces, as a travel guitar, or the perfect size for most young guitar players. It's remarkably versatile for special applications, whether played in alternate tunings or the high-strung Nashville tuning, a favorite of Sweetwater guitarists. Don't let its size fool you, this guitar has big guitar tone.

Taylor Baby Mahogany-e Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:
  • 3/4-size dreadnought acoustic-electric guitar
  • Mahogany top and layered sapele back and sides for great tone
  • Expression System Baby electronics deliver great plugged-in tones
  • Small size is comfortable and easy to play
  • Ebony fretboard and bridge
  • Includes Taylor gig bag
The small guitar with the big plugged-in tone - Taylor Baby Mahogany-e acoustic-electric guitar.

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Tech Specs

Series Baby Taylor
String Type Steel
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape 3/4 Dreadnought
Body Style No Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Color Natural
Finish Varnish
Top Wood Mahogany
Back & Sides Wood Layered Sapele
Body Bracing X
Neck Wood Tropical American Mahogany
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Fingerboard Inlay Pearloid Dots
Number of Frets 19
Scale Length 22.75"
Tuning Machines Enclosed, Die-Cast Chrome Plated
Bridge Material Ebony
Nut/Saddle Material Tusq Nut/Micarta Saddle
Nut Width 1.6875"
Body Length 15.75"
Body Width 12.5"
Body Depth 3.37"
Overall Length 33.7"
Electronics Expression System Baby
Strings Elixir Light Gauge Strings with NANOWEB Coating
Case Included Gig Bag
Manufacturer Part Number BT2e

Customer Reviews

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Baby travels well

I really like the mahogany sound and electronic option for recording. I have the spruce Baby and also GS mini. The babies travel to the mountains with me when camping and the minis like it on the back deck or front porch. Love my Taylors!

Great little guitar, better than expected!

Received my new Baby Taylor Mahogany from Sweet Water, great folks to do business with as usual. I am very impressed with both the guitar and Sweetwater. The guitar has a wonderful sound, better than I would have expected. Shipped to me quickly and as usual Sweetwater goes over each guitar and make sure it works perfectly, something I have come to expect. Glad that I bought the electric baby taylor, really sings when I plug it in. Also very impressed with the construction of the Baby Taylor, first class instrument at a very reasonable price. Will be traveling and picking with this great little guitar. Hoping my granddaughters get interested and you'll hear from me when we need another small guitar or two!
Music background: Returning to music and loving my guitars and ukes

Amazing sound quality!

I never thought that such a tiny guitar could blow me away like this! It sounds just amazing! It has a nice rich tone and sustain and even when I had it delivered to Mexico City, I could tell that it was calibrated, balanced and triple checked before it's shipment.

Compact with Quality

1. Beautiful woodwork and solid construction2. Taylor quality sound3. Quite loud and responsive unplugged (more treble than base)4. When plugged, it comes very close to my 714 CE as the base tones come alive!! Amazing5. Absolutely thrilled with Guitar and will recommend to all: Beginners, and professionals who want to have a compact one6. I researched many suppliers and found this best value for the money!
Music background: Semi-Professional


Nice sound, keeps tune but the on board tuner does not work, I will have to contact company for warranty and this was straight out of the box.
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