The Martin GPCX1AE acoustic electric guitar is an incredible value for a great-sounding and great-playing instrument. Its mahogany-patterned high-pressure laminate back and sides are topped with real Sitka spruce, giving it a clear and bright tone. A Performing Artist neck made from rust birch laminate and topped with Richlite plays wonderfully and will never warp. Fishman Sonitone electronics translate the GPCX1AE’s tone beautifully onstage too, making this an exceptional guitar, whether you’re strumming on the couch, recording, or playing live.
Martin GPCX1AE Acoustic-electric Guitar at a Glance:
- Sitka spruce top for clear and lively acoustic tone
- Smooth playability from the Performing Artist series neck
- Great-sounding Fishman Sonitone electronics
Sitka spruce top for clear and lively acoustic tone
Bothners knows that the choice of top wood can make or break the sound of an acoustic guitar. For the GPCX1AE, Martin chose a classic: Sitka spruce. Known for its clear and bright sound, Sitka spruce delivers timeless acoustic tone and classic good looks. Coupled with the GPCX1AE’s mahogany-patterned high-pressure laminate back and sides and scalloped Sitka spruce X-bracing, this top provides the expression and projection you need.
Smooth playability from the Performing Artist series neck
Whether you’re recording for hours or plan to play out late into the night, you’ll be glad you got a Martin GPCX1AE. The GPCX1AE features one of Martin’s outstanding Performing Artist series necks, whose slimmer profile is easy on your hand, allowing you to play those extended sessions in comfort.
Great-sounding Fishman Sonitone electronics
The GPCX1AE is equipped with the Fishman Sonitone pickup system, which delivers great-sounding output onstage and in the studio. The Sonitone system puts volume and tone controls directly in the soundhole for easy access.
Martin GPCX1AE Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:
- Classic Martin styling with Fishman electronics in a Grand Performance cutaway model
- Sitka spruce X-bracing enhances projection and tonal balance
- Sitka spruce top delivers timelessly clear and articulate tone
- High-pressure laminate back and sides with mahogany pattern look fantastic
- Fast Performing Artist neck with High Performance Taper offers exceptional playability