Utilising Taylor's 2016 revoicing and re-design focus, the Taylor 552ce 12-fret combines a supremely comfortable short-scale 12-fret Grand Concert body, 12-string set up, with a venetian cutaway and ES2 electronics for a superb all-round performance and recording guitar.
The smaller Grand Concert is great for players that usually find the traditional 12-string body too big to sit with whilst travelling or in smaller studios, and shrinks the neck scale length down to 24 7/8" for even easier fretting and intricate playing styles. The 12-fret neck joint will also suit smaller players that still want a snappy, bright tonal response and a more comfortable guitar in terms of playability. The cedar top paired with mahogany back and sides imparts natural warmth that responds well to fingerstylists and other players with a light touch. Taylor’s Performance bracing is optimized to boost the power and projection evenly across the tonal spectrum.
A Taylor ES2 electronic pickup system sits at the heart of the 552CE 12-fret, a patented behind-the-saddle pickup design, 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. Built-in tuner and easy-access tone controls keep you in control of your sound in the studio or on stage.
The 552ce 12-Fret also comes with a deluxe brown Taylor Hardshell Case. Intricate appointments include a Gloss body finish, Century freboard inlay, Tortoiseshell pickguard and ebony freboard.
- Body Shape: Grand Concert
- Back/ Side Wood: Tropical Mahogany
- Top Material: Western Red Cedar
- Back and Side Finish: Gloss
- Bridge Pins: Ebony
- Scale Length: 24-7/8"
- Body Length: 19 1/2"
- Body Width: 15’’
- Body Depth: 4 3/8"
- Neck Wood: Tropical Mahogany
- Neck Joint: Scarf
- Neck Width: 1-7/8"
- Fret Joint: 12
- Fretboard Inlay: Century
- Number of Frets: 18
- Fretboard Wood: Ebony
- Fret Binding: Ebony
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Pickup/ Preamp: Expression System 2
- Tuners: Taylor Nickel
- Buttons: Nickel
- Heel Cap Binding: Ebony
- Bracing: Performance with Relief Rout
- Pickguard: Tortoise
- Peghead Logo: Grained Ivoroid
- Truss Rod Cover: Ebony
- Includes: Taylor Deluxe Hard Case
|Case Included||hard case|
|Neck Wood||tropical mahogany|
|Number Of Strings||12 string|
|Right / Left Handed||right handed|
|Body Size||Full SIze|
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