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Martin DCX1AEL Dreadnought Electro Acoustic Guitar. Left Handed
A Sitka spruce top is paired with mahogany patterned high-pressure laminate (HPL) back and sides for a very classic looking Martin Dreadnought. This 14-fret guitar cutaway features a hand-rubbed top and neck finish with a Richlite fingerboard and bridge and Fishman Sonitone electronics.
About Martin Guitars
C.F. Martin & Co. ® has been creating the finest instruments in the world for over 180 years. It continues to innovate, introducing techniques and features that have become industry standards, including X-bracing, the 14-fret guitar and the “Dreadnought” size. One of the world’s leading acoustic instrument makers, Martin guitars are hand-made by skilled craftsmen and women, who use a combination of new design and techniques, along with those introduced by the company founder.
The company is also known for producing high-quality, popular acoustic guitar strings and they have been making their own strings since 1970. These include the successful Martin SP® Lifespan® the fastest-growing long-life string in the industry, the exciting new Retro Strings line played and loved by Tony Rice and Laurence Juber and the Martin SP Acoustic and SP Flexible Core lines, which use an industry leading core wire to hold tunings better.
Martin guitars and Martin strings are the instruments and strings of choice for musicians around the world, from the icons of rock, pop, country, folk and bluegrass to those just beginning their careers. They can be seen across all segments of pop culture, from television to movies, Broadway, books, online, and gracing the covers of popular magazines on newsstands everywhere.
Construction Mortise & Tenon Neck Joint
Body Size D-14 Fret Cutaway
Top Material Sitka Spruce
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 Mahogany Pattern
Side Material HPL
Side Detail Mahogany Pattern
Neck Material Rust Birch Laminate
Neck Shape Performing Artist
Neck Taper High Performance Taper
Nut Material White Corian
Headstock Shape Solid with Standard Taper
Headplate Material HPL
Headplate Detail Rosewood Pattern
Headplate Logo Style Script Ink
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
Finish Top Hand Rubbed
Top Color Clear
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)
Bridge Pin Material White Plastic
Bridge Pin Dots Black Plastic
Pickguard Faux Tortoise
Label Black Foil Label
Electronics Fishman Sonitone
Country of Origin MEXICO
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