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214ce-K Grand Auditorium Sitka/Layered Koa Acoustic-Electric Guitar

SKU: # 729356   |   Model: # 214CE-KOA V1   |    Product Reviews5 Reviews  Write a Review

214ce-K Grand Auditorium Sitka/Layered Koa Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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214ce-K Grand Auditorium Sitka/Layered Koa Acoustic-Electric Guitar
214ce-K Grand Auditorium Sitka/Layered Koa Acoustic-Electric Guitar
214ce-K Grand Auditorium Sitka/Layered Koa Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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YouTube Video Taylor Guitars 214ce-K (Koa) | Video Overview
YouTube Video Taylor Guitars 214ce-K (Koa) | Playthrough Demo
YouTube Video Taylor Guitars 214ce-K (Koa) | Feature/Spec Demo
Your Price: $1,599.00 CDN
or from $132 CDN/mo
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Limited stock available in select stores only
A versatile, do-everything guitar is an essential piece of any player's toolkit, and the 214ce-K fits the bill with its solid top and robust tone. Made with a solid Sitka spruce top and layered Hawaiian koa back and sides, this Grand Auditorium serves up rich projection and volume with balance and clarity, making for a highly adaptable tone that can cover a lot of musical territory. Players will appreciate the comfortable, accommodating feel of the Taylor Neck, and the Venetian cutaway makes it easy to access the highest frets. Visually, the layered koa back and sides add an organic visual flair. This model ships with ES2 electronics and a padded gig bag for safe transportation.

Specifications
Body Shape: Grand Auditorium
Bracing: Forward Shifted Pattern
Scale Length: 25-1/2"
Body: Sitka Spruce top, Layered Hawaiian Koa back/sides
Body Finish: Satin
Neck: Tropical Mahogany
Neck Finish: Satin
Neck Width: 1-11/16"
Frets: 20
Fingerboard: Ebony with 4mm Dot Italian Acrylic inlay
Nut/Saddle: Nubone Nut, Micarta Saddle
Tuners: Die-Cast Chrome
Electronics: Expression System 2
Case: Taylor Structured Gig Bag

Media


Taylor Guitars 214ce-K (Koa) | Video OverviewWatch Video
Youtube video product demo
Taylor Guitars 214ce-K (Koa) | Playthrough DemoWatch Video
Youtube video product demo
Taylor Guitars 214ce-K (Koa) | Feature/Spec DemoWatch Video
Youtube video product demo

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The guitar of my dream 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Hamilton, Ontario
It's a very solid guitar.
Everything is done perfect way.
The sound of it forced me to come back 3 times to L&M during 3 weeks and finally buy it, even though 1.5K is lots of money for me. To my ear, Koa body makes better sound than Rosewood. But upper deck must be Sitka spruce.
I love the fact that it does not have any lacquer on it.
That makes sound loud and velvety as the wood can breathe while singing. The sustain is very strong so sometimes you need to mute it bit more than regular guitar.
I can't stop petting it and my golden retriever is jealous now.
The set up was done pretty good.
I love the gig bag. It has a foam inside so it's protective and it's hard enough. It looks awesome and it's very light and convenient.
Posted by Dimzay on Oct 3, 2022
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Punches WAY above its weight! 1 of 2 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Burlington, Ontario
I tried comparable models from Gibson and Martin recognizing that their inherent sounds would differ, but kept coming back to the quality and sound of the Taylor. The electronics are astounding; the neck is ever so slightly slimmer but is a comfort to play; the setup was perfect with the action being lower than the Gibson and Martin's I played; the tone is clear from note to note and chords ring out beautifully. It projects loudly as well and is not as bright sounding as I expected, compared to the 300 and 400 series I tried (more $). Money has (understandably) been saved on the tuners, bridge pins and satin finish, as well as the layered/laminate body and sides + no hard case. None of this impacts the sound and playability save for your own opinion on laminate vs. solid wood. It made no difference to me. Despite being toward the more "affordable" end of Taylor's line-up (but certainly not cheap), this is absolutely a professional instrument in both sound and playability. I chose it easily over the Gibson and Martin, which btw were very nice guitars as well. No regrets whatsoever.
Posted by Paul on Feb 10, 2022
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214ce 3 of 11 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Oshawa, Ontario
Action set too high , Saddle incorrectly cut, quality imo has decreased, maybe because Taylor is making guitars in Mexico , focus on cheaper woods , cheaper labour. All about making money , not making quality guitars from the US For the price throw in a hard case , because the fret board quality is no where near the guitars make from years past Shame !
Posted by D, G on Oct 25, 2020
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Great tone and versatility 1 of 1 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Burlington, Ontario
The 214CE-Koa is a beautiful guitar to play, listen to and even look at. The size and shape seemed ideal for me, much more comfortable than a dreadnought. The guitar has a lovely, balanced sound for strumming with plenty of definition when playing single notes. I played it through an amp in the store only so far, and the sound is natural. My only misgivings - and they're minor - are: Action is a little high out of the box - I'm more of an electric player, so I'll want to lower it Gig bag is stylish, but at this price a case would be more appropriate.
Posted by Cam on Aug 27, 2020
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Love it! 4 of 4 customers found this review helpful
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Closest Store   Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Big fan of the grand auditorium shape, and the koa I think gives this a warmer bottom. I tried it back to back with the 314ce and liked it better.
Posted by Bob Eagle on Jun 20, 2020
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