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Acoustic Academy Academy 12e

Academy 12e

6-String | Sitka Spruce Top | Layered Sapele Back and Sides | Maple Neck | West African Crelicam Ebony Fretboard | ES-B Electronics | Non-cutaway | Gig Bag Case

Series: Academy UPC: #00887766099321
$ 749USD
Responsibly Sourced Materials

Taylor is committed to ethical sourcing and the ongoing pursuit of greater sustainable practices.

Gig Bag Included

Lightweight, portable, and protective Gig Bag included at no extra charge.

Lifetime Warranty with Registration

Limited Lifetime Warranty (U.S./Canada) or Extended Warranty (Details)

Factory Expert Service & Support

Responsive customer service from factory experts trained to help you get the most out of your guitar.

  • Solid spruce top produces clarity and projection
  • Compact Grand Concert body with an inviting feel
  • Taylor Neck makes fretting notes and chords easier
  • Built-in armrest for enhanced playing comfort
  • Includes electronics and lightweight gig bag
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Overview

Academy 12e

Built with a solid spruce top and layered sapele back and sides, the compact, inviting Academy 12e offers an approachable playing experience for guitarists of all skill levels. The solid top serves up bold sound with plenty of projection, while the armrest carved into the lower bout makes for a more comfortable feel for your strumming arm. With the Taylor Neck, players will notice a slender profile that accommodates your fretting hand, making this a great choice for new learners. With built-in ES-B electronics for easy amplification and a padded gig bag for transportation, the Academy 12e is more than ready for the next step in your musical journey.

Features

Grand Concert

A smaller-bodied guitar ideally suited for fingerstyle.

Layered Sapele

Layered wood construction is used to offer attractive, durable and affordable models.

Sitka Spruce

The soundboard choice for most guitars, Sitka spruce produces a broad dynamic range and accommodates a versatile range of playing styles.

ES-B

This pickup/preamp combo includes a built-in digital chromatic tuner.

Specifications

Highlights

  • Scale Length 24-7/8"
  • Pickguard None
  • Tuners Chrome (100/200)
  • Strings Phosphor Bronze Light
  • Body Width 15"
  • Nut & Saddle Nubone Nut, Micarta Saddle
  • Truss Rod Cover Black Plastic
  • Number of Frets 20
  • Case Gig Bag
  • Body Length 19 1/2"
  • Body Depth 4 3/8"