The Martin D-16E Burst dreadnought is handcrafted with Ovangkol gloss top in a gorgeous mahogany burst finish, and satin finish Ovangkol back and sides with Martin forward-shifted scalloped Sitka Spruce X-bracing, delivers a balanced sound with deep bass and rich overtones, while the D-16E’s 000 body depth offers enhanced player comfort.
With Martin’s modified low oval neck shape with high performance neck taper, the Martin D-16E delivers classic Martin tone with enhanced playability. The satin finish select hardwood neck with Ebony fingerboard and mother of pearl inlays is extremely comfortable to play whether you are strumming chords or ripping through leads.
This Martin D-16E dreadnought acoustic-electric 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 appointments include bold Herringbone multi-stripe rosette, ebony modern belly bridge with drop-in white tusq saddle, a bone nut, and nickel open gear tuners with butterbean knobs add to the premium feel, giving this Martin 16 series dreadnought the sound and feel of a classic Martin.
The Martin D-16E 16 series dreadnought features an Ovangkol top, back and sides with a Mahogany burst finish that gives this Martin dreadnought a unique look and sound. Premium appointments like a Herringbone multi-stripe rosette, a select hardwood neck with Martin’s high performance neck taper, and Fishman’s Matrix VT Enhance preamp system, give this Martin 16-series dreadnought incredible looks, excellent projection and the Martin dreadnought tone modern players are looking for.