The Martin 000-17E Acoustic-Electric Guitar in Black Smoke features a Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides, and Martin's most comfortable neck profile ever! This satin-finished guitar comes resonant, lively, and ready to rock!
The Sitka spruce top provides a bright, crisp sound paired with the mahogany back and sides and its focused articulation. The result is the perfect guitar to sing along with. The braces are also made of Sitka spruce, are scalloped, and formed in the classic X pattern. This guitar has a classic sound to it with less booming bass than a dread so the result is a well-balanced, even timbre'd guitar.
The neck is made from select hardwood. Not super specific! This is Martin's way of saying it could be mahogany, Sapele, cedar, or another suitably hard, toneful wood. The neck profile is the modified low-oval with a High-Performance taper. The fingerboard is made from rosewood and comes with the 1955 Style 18 Fingerboard Inlays made from mother of pearl. 24.9" scale length keeps the strings feeling a little slinkier than any Martin with 25" scale length. The nut is made from bone and is 1.75" wide. This is a phenomenal guitar for finger-picking!
Martin and Fishman have teamed up to create the Matrix VT Enhance Pickup System. This easy-to-use acoustic guitar pickup has soundhole controls on board that allow you to easily blend the 2 sounds it captures. This guitar shows up ready to hit the stage, studio, or rehearsal.
The Music Gallery of Highland Park is proud to be an authorized Martin Guitar Dealer. Blending their Vintage Recipes with modern Manufacturing has given guitar players the best guitars Martin can make. These instruments have never been more playable, more consistent or more righteously priced. Stop but the shop to check out our full inventory of Martin and Martin Custom Shop Acoustic Guitars!
Black Smoke Finish
Sitka Spruce Top
Mahogany Back and Sides
Martin/Fishman Matrix VT Enhanced Electronic System