The Martin X Series is an affordable range of Guitars featuring Martin's signature sound and built-in electronics for easy amplification. The DXK2AE model comes with with beautifully figured Koa HPL (High Pressure Laminate) construction for stand-out looks and sound. And you can be sure that you'll sound just as good amplified, with the inbuilt Fishman Sonitone electronics.
The Martin Guitar Company prides itself as a leader in the use of sustainable materials for instrument construction. A stand out feature of this guitar, born from this ethos, is the use of the Richlite Paper Composite material for the bridge and fingerboard. Tested by Martin and proved to provide properties ideally suited for instrument construction, Richlite is hard-wearing, with the appearance of ebony, while being fully FSC certified.
Construction: Mortise/Tenon Neck Joint
Body Size: D-14 Fret
Top: Hawaiian Koa HPL Pattern Textured Finish
Rosette: Herringbone Style - Gold & Black
Top Bracing Pattern: X-Series ''X''
Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
Back Material: Koa Wood Pattern HPL Textured Finish
Side Material: Koa Wood Pattern HPL Textured Finish
Neck Material: Natural Stratabond
Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
Nut Material: White Corian
Headstock: Solid/Standard Taper
Headplate: Koa Wood Pattern HPL
Fingerboard Material: Black Richlite
Scale Length: 25.4''
# Of Frets Clear: 14
# Of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-11/16''
Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/8''
Bridge Material: Black Richlite
Bridge Style: Belly
Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/8''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed W/ Small Buttons
Recommended Strings: Martin Studio Performance Light Phosphor Bronze (MSP4100)
Bridge & End Pins: White W/ Black Dots
Interior Label: Black Foil Label
Electronics: Fishman Sonitone