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6-String, 12-Fret | Tropical Mahogany Top | Tropical Mahogany Back and Sides | Tropical Mahogany Neck | West African Crelicam Ebony Fretboard | Expression System® 2 Electronics | Non-cutaway | Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown Case
Protective and durable Deluxe Hardshell Case included at no extra charge.
Limited Lifetime Warranty (U.S./Canada) or Extended Warranty (Details)
Responsive customer service from factory experts trained to help you get the most out of your guitar.
- 12-fret setup offers comfort and more midrange punch
- Mahogany top/back/sides for woody, focused tone
- V-Class bracing adds more volume and sustain
- Grand Concert body offers a relaxed fretting feel
- Comes with built-in ES2 pickup and hardshell case
If you've never tried one of Taylor's 12-fret acoustic guitars, the 522e 12-Fret is a great place to start. All-solid mahogany construction serves up a bold, punchy midrange response with clear focus and minimal ringing overtones, while also providing a touch of natural compression to balance out the response across the frequency spectrum. The 12-fret configuration brings the player's hands a bit closer together for a more comfortable, intimate feel, and the shifted bridge position results in a bit more midrange heft. V-Class bracing dials up more volume and sustain, while the Grand Concert body maintains definition that will please flatpickers and fingerstyle players. It ships with ES2 electronics and a hardshell case.
A smaller-bodied guitar ideally suited for fingerstyle.
A midrange powerhouse. Mahogany is prized for balance and articulation, making it one of the best all-around tonewoods there is.
The hardwood top produces strong fundamentals with clarity and focus.
Expression System® 2
The Expression System® 2 captures more of a guitar’s dynamic properties using a breakthrough behind-the-saddle design.
Our patented V-Class bracing is a revolutionary new pattern — a new sonic engine — that marks a major shift away from traditional steel-string bracing patterns.
Scale Length 24-7/8"
Bracing V-Class Bracing
Tuners Taylor Slot Head
Strings Phosphor Bronze Light
Body Width 15"
Nut & Saddle Black Tusq Nut, Micarta Saddle
Truss Rod Cover Black Plastic
Number of Frets 18
Case Taylor Deluxe Hardshell Brown
Body Length 19 1/2"
Body Depth 4 3/8"