Martin Koa Electro Acoustic Guitar, Natural, 000-12E
Distinctively dreamy. The Martin D-12E Koa w/ Fishman MX-T is a unique, environmentally-conscious instrument. It combines responsive Fishman electronics and high performance playability with a solid top, and a spine-tingling tone of koa. Bringing you a legendary Martin tone, feel, and a classy aesthetic too. It's time to test drive world renowned quality that won't disappoint.
Constructed with a solid sitka spruce top and an alternative, yet sonically stunning body. You have a superbly dynamic instrument with the crisp, strong sound needed for almost any technique. Plus, this 000-12E Koa will also sound even richer with age, and the more you play. And, thanks to bonding koa to an African mahogany core, you can experience a truly distinctive character that you won't forget. Immerse yourself in desirable versatility while impeccable balance and comfort give you an exceptional performance, every time. And, thanks to Martin's plek process, the ultimate fretting experience is right at your fingertips with the 000-12E Koa...
Make sonic dreams a reality
Distinct, unique, and everything you've dreamed of. This Martin 000-12E Koa has a special design. Ever craved the rare tone, and head-turning look of koa? Look no further. This instrument provides the versatility every player deserves while its unique construction lets you dip your toes in koa's sonic waters. Made with a solid sitka spruce top, and a koa fine veneer. Brought to you by bonding koa hardwood to an African mahogany core - sublime, and utterly unique.
It's time to explore an instrument that just keeps on giving. And, it's one that will stay with you for years to come. A solid sitka spruce top delivers a rich, strong sound with a crisp, articulate character. Plus, it offers such a broad dynamic range that you can play whatever your mood feels. And, the more you play the 000-12E, the better it sounds. It blossoms with richness. Don't underestimate this environmentally-conscious electro acoustic - it packs a legendary Martin tone. You'll also delve into sonic haven from your first strum. Test drive the 000-12E, you'll be undoubtedly head over heels. Your go-to gig guitar is right here.
Dynamic and defined
Big in tone, big on comfort. This Martin 000-12E features a 000-14 Fret body. It offers a distinctive auditorium tone with sublime comfort. Perfect for any player looking for a big sonic impact with the pleasant feel of a smaller body type. And, you can still explore a big, dynamic tone with a uniformly balanced attitude. Play with confidence, freedom, and great comfort.
It's time to really express yourself. And, with this Martin 000-12E you can find your most inspiring melodies with ease. This is thanks to the 000-12E's responsive nature, and smooth, sleek, performance-ready feel. Plus, with this 000-14 Fret body, you receive one of the best shapes on the market for versatility. So, whatever your mood, this 000-12E has the power, and an attitude to take your music to new heights. And, with an included Martin soft soft-shell case, you've got scratch free protection until the next time you want to pick up, and play the Martin way.
Liquid smooth - pure playability
Your smoothest playing action yet. This 000-12E Koa features a high performance taper neck, and a performing artist profile to bring you liquid smooth playability. Built specifically for performance, this neck allows you to play with complete freedom, and sensational comfort.
Smooth, distinct, renowned. Martin will always pay meticulous attention to detail to your needs as a player. So, they've developed multiple different profiles and tapers to ensure you can always find your perfect playing feel. With their high performance neck taper and performing artist profile, you can form complicated chords with ease, play fast-paced styles, and any rhythm or lead technique - in any position.
And, you can improve your accuracy too. Transition from chord to chord with one comfortable, fluid, smooth movement. Bringing you a neck that's just as slim at the 12th fret as it is at the first fret. Run wild with leads, solos, and perform to your best with Martin. Plus, with a hand-rubbed finish, more of the 000-12E's natural tone is unleashed. This is a truly responsive instrument with the smooth, comfortable playability needed for performance. Expertly-designed features that give this Martin perfectly-tailored playability.
Take your persona to the stage. With a rich-sounding, quality instrument like the 000-12E, it would be a crime to not plug-in, and impress crowds with its distinctive voice. So, for the passionate performers, session musicians, and singer/songwriters, this 000-12E Koa comes equipped with a responsive Fishman MX-T.
Fishman are known for making live performance, everything it should be. So, it's time to explore a goose-bump-inducing tone that's perfect for your next show, recording, and tours. You won't be disappointed. In addition, the 000-12E's Fishman pickup captures all the magic of your instrument. Giving you a rich, natural, and incredibly dynamic sound for live performance. And, you'll always be in perfect pitch thanks to a soundhole mounted tuner too.
Unmistakable Martin feel
For 183 years, Martin have been at the forefront of guitar innovation, and premier craftsmanship. Bringing you some of the best acoustic guitars possible. Martin's iconic tone is world renowned, and their playability has become an important characteristic that puts Martin guitars in a league of their own. And, with their revolutionary Plek process, Martin guitars truly maintain their undeniably majestic tone.
Precision for the ultimate feel and tone. This special Plek process involves a computer controlled device that scans and dresses the guitar under actual playing conditions. It's strung, and tuned to pitch for precise string tension emulation. An incredible process that's been a major breakthrough over the last decade. This is because the machine's meticulous attention to detail identifies exactly what needs to be done to bring you perfect fretwork. It's an innovative machine that brings you flawless results. Experience premium quality with an unmistakable tone and feel.
Body & Bridge
- Top Material: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Body Material: Koa Fine Veneer
- Body Type: 000-14 Fret
- Bridge Material: FSC Certified Richlite
- Bridge Pin Material: Black Plastic
- Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
- Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32''
- Saddle: Compensated White Tusq
- Saddle Radius: 16''
- Bracing Pattern: X-Brace
- Brace Shape: Non-Scalloped
- Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
- Brace Size: 5/16'' w/ 1/4'' Tone Bars
- Rosette: Mother of Pearl w/ Multi-Stripe
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Select Hardwood
- Neck Construction: Mortise and Tenon Joint
- Neck Shape: Performing Artist
- Neck Taper: High-Performance
- Neck Finish: Hand-Rubbed
- Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
- Number of Frets: 20
- Fingerboard Material: FSC Certified Richlite
- Fingerboard Inlay Material: Mother of Pearl
- Fingerboard Inlay Style: Style 28
- Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
- Pleked: Yes
- Nut Material: White Corian
- Headstock Shape: Solid with Standard Taper
- Headplate Material: HPL
- Headplate Logo Style: Silver Script Ink
- Scale Length: 24.9''
Hardware & Electronics
- Hardware Colour: Black
- Tuning Machines: Black Enclosed Gear
- Recommended Strings: Authentic Acoustic Lifespan 2.0 Light - 92/8 Phosphor Bronze MA540T
- Knob: Small
- Label: Paper Label
- Electronics: Fishman MX-T
- Included Accessories: Soft Shell
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