A Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides are the foundation for this classic grand concert model. A modified low oval high performance neck, East Indian rosewood headplate and an ebony fingerboard and bridge complete this model and make it a guitar you will treasure for years to come.
Fishman Matrix VT Enhance NT1 Preamp
The Martin 000-17E is also equipped with Fishman’s classic Acoustic Matrix Natural preamp. This clever preamp features an ergonomic soundhole-mounted Volume and Tone rotary controls. The benefits of the Matrix VT is that there in no need for control holes to be cut into the side of your guitar, and it is discreet and simple to use.
Here's what Martin have to say about the 00-18:
A solid wood, Grand Performance cutaway model with understated beauty, the GPC-15E is crafted with mahogany for the top, back and sides. A modified low oval high performance neck allows fast and easy play up and down the East Indian rosewood fingerboard. Fishman Matrix VT Enhance electronics make this the perfect stage guitar.
- Model: 00-18
- Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
- Body Size: 00-14 Fret
- Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Rosette: Old Style 18
- Top Bracing Pattern: X Brace
- Back Material: Genuine Mahogany
- Back Purfling: Style 18
- Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
- Binding: Tortoise Color - Brown
- Neck Material: Select Hardwood
- Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
- Nut Material: Bone
- Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
- Case: Hardshell
- Saddle radius: 16"
- Frets: 20