The Martin 00-16E 16 Series acoustic electric guitar is handcrafted with a Sitka Spruce top and Granadillo back and sides, giving this grand concert acoustic a lively tone with prominent bass response and bell-like overtones. With its grand concert size body and its modern high performance neck enhancements, this Martin 00-16E delivers the balanced Martin tone guitarists expect with enhanced comfort and modern playability.
The Martin 00-16E grand concert acoustic comes equipped with Martin’s modified low-oval neck profile and a high performance neck taper which gives it super low action and excellent playability. With a 29.4“ scale reducing the string tension, and a silky smooth satin finish select hardwood neck, your fingers will fly with ease over the entire length of the Ebony fingerboard whether you are strumming chords, picking leads, or playing fingerstyle.
This Martin 16 series grand concert acoustic comes stage ready with Fishman® Matrix VT Enhance electronics, an undersaddle preamp system with soundhole mounted controls and an undersaddle transducer designed to capture the pristine acoustic sound of the instrument with all of the dynamic and percussive attack of the guitar while resisting unwanted sounds like feedback, string squeak and handling noise.
Premium hardware appointments like an ebony modern belly bridge with drop-in white tusq saddle, a bone nut, mother of pearl inlays and nickel open gear tuners with butterbean knobs add to the premium feel, giving this Martin 00-16E grand concert acoustic the look and sound of a classic Martin.
The Martin 00-16E 16 series grand concert acoustic electric guitar features the premium craftsmanship, superior tonewoods and high quality hardware appointments that you would expect from a Martin. The grand concert body size with short scale neck lends itself well to fingerstyle and lead playing while its solid Sitka Spruce top with Granadillo back and sides, high performance neck taper and Fishman® Matrix VT Enhance™ preamp system give this Martin 00-16E the balanced tone and silky playability you would expect from a superior handcrafted instrument.