Combining upgraded Fishman® Presys electronics with rosewood back and sides and a hardshell case, the CD-140SCE 12-String is ideal for any player looking to expand their sonic palette with an affordable, high-quality 12-string acoustic. The single-cutaway dreadnought body and solid spruce top provide robust tone, and the easy-to-play neck is comfortable for all playing styles. Topped off with a tortoiseshell pickguard and rosewood headcap, the CD-140SCE 12-String is ready for whatever you throw at it, at home or on the stage.
Single-cutaway 12-string dreadnought body style
Fishman® Presys™ pickup/preamp
Solid spruce top with scalloped "X"-bracing
Rosewood back and sides
Easy-to-play neck with rolled fingerboard edges
SOLID SPRUCE TOP
Spruce is the standard modern tonewood for fashioning the tops of acoustic guitars and other acoustic instruments—few woods can beat its strength, brightness and dynamic range, and it responds well to any acoustic playing style, from hard strumming to fast flatpicking to delicate fingerpicking.
With it's comfortably rolled fingerboard edges, this intrument's neck creates an incredibly comfortable fret-hand feel that's ideal for beginning players or experienced pros alike.
FISHMAN® PRESYS PREAMP AND TUNER
A Fishman Presys pickup/preamp system adds peerless amplified performance with a variety of onboard controls to your acoustic instrument without compromising its pure, rich and resonant tone. The built-in tuner is conveniently placed right where you can see it, making it easy to keep your intonation right on the money.
The cutaway on this classic dreadnought offers traditional looks and easy access to the upper frets for high-register play.
GRAPH TECH® NUT AND BRIDGE SADDLE
Graph Tech string nuts and bridge saddles enhance the sustain, clarity and tonal consistency of an acoustic instrument. Neither too soft nor too brittle, they eliminate troublesome string binding while delivering performance, workability and appearance that easily outdoes other plastics, coming remarkably close to real bone.
This case features a useful storage compartment, making gig-to-gig transport a cinch.
Body Back: Rosewood
Body Sides: Rosewood
Body Top: Solid Spruce
Body Finish: Gloss
Body Shape: Dreadnought Cutaway
Body Binding: Multiple
Bracing: Quartersawn Scalloped "X"
Rosette: CD Series Pearloid
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Binding: 1-Ply Black
Neck Finish: Gloss
Neck Shape: Fender® 'Easy-to-Play' shape with rolled fretboard edges
Scale Length: 25.3" (643 mm)
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets: 20
Fret Size: Vintage
Nut Material: Graph Tech® NuBone™
Nut Width: 1.77" (45 mm)
Position Inlays: 3mm Pearloid Dot
Truss Rod: Dual-Action
Controls: Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, Phase
Special Electronics: Fishman® Presys Plus, Side-Mounted Preamp with Built-In Electronic Tuner
Bridge Pins: White with Black Dots
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Machines: Chrome Die-Cast
Strings: Fender® Dura-Tone® 880L (.012-.052 Gauge)
Case/Gig Bag: Case