Martin DX1AE Macassar Burst Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

Martin DX1AE Macassar Burst Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar



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Martin DX1AE Macassar Burst Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

X-Series guitars from Martin offer you all the construction quality and reliability associated with one of the top guitar makers on the planet, but in a responsibly sourced, affordable package that's attainable for the every-day musician. In this case we have the DX1AE Macassar Burst, a gorgeous looking Dreadnought style guitar that brings you all the tone and tradition of a Martin guitar, in a tough and stylish package.

Stunning Looking, Affordable Dreadnought from Martin

Featuring a solid sitka spruce top finished in a satin vintage sunburst, this guitar looks as timeless as it sounds. Other premium Martin features include that traditional X-bracing, the famous Dreadnought body shape, a highly responsive Fishman sonitone electronics system, and a gorgeous Macassar pattern on the back and sides.

New for 2018

This highly affordable guitar is landing in PMT stores throughout the year, so keep your eyes peeled if you fancy play-testing one before you buy it. Alternatively, order online today and make use of our fabulous 0% Finance and Free Delivery options!

Technical Specs

  • Model: DX1AE Macassar Burst
  • Construction: Mortise & Tenon Neck Joint
  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Rosette: Multi-Stripe
  • Bracing Pattern: X Brace
  • Brace Shape: Non-Scalloped
  • Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Brace Size: 5/16" with 1/4" Tone Bars
  • Back Material: HPL
  • Back Detail: Macassar Pattern
  • Side Material: HPL
  • Side Detail: Macassar Pattern
  • Neck Material: Brown Birch Laminate
  • Neck Shape: Performing Artist
  • Neck Taper: High Performance Taper
  • Nut Material: White Corian
  • Headstock Shape: Solid with Standard Taper
  • Headplate Material: Macassar HPL
  • Headplate Logo Style: Script Ink
  • Heelcap: Black
  • Fingerboard Material: FSC Certified Richlite
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
  • Number of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4"
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8"
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: White Plastic
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: Dots
  • Side Dots: White
  • Finish Top: Satin
  • Top Colour: Sunburst 1
  • Finish Neck: Hand Rubbed
  • Bridge Material: FSC Certified Richlite
  • Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
  • Saddle: Compensated White Tusq
  • Saddle Radius: 16"
  • Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed Gear
  • Recommended Strings: SP Acoustic 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Light (MSP4100)
  • Knob: Small
  • Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
  • Bridge Pin Dots: Black Plastic
  • Pickgurd: Faux Tortoise
  • Label: Paper Label - X Series
  • Electronics: Fishman Sonitone
More Information
Manufacturer Martin
SKU 173151
Shipping Weight (kg) 6.000000
Colour sunburst
Warranty 2 years
Scale Length 25.4"
Nut Width 1.75"
Neck Wood Brown Birch Laminate Neck
Pickup Config Acoustic Pickup System
Number Of Strings 6 string
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Fingerboard richlite fingerboard
Guitar Style dreadnought
Body Size full size


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