- acoustic guitars
Dates of manufacture:
Originally manufactured in 2003 only, but reintroduced by Martin in 2017 with a thinner body, the Martin DC-16E is a single cutaway version of the D-16GT.
The 2003 model had a Sitka spruce top and sapele back and sides. The soundhole rosette was a single ring of Blue Paua Pearl with BWB fiber on both sides. Top inlays were style 28m with style 45 back purfling and it had Schertler Blue Stick electronics. Fingerboard was black micarta.
The 2017 model is made with a Sitka spruce top and sycamore back and sides. It features silver binding and heelcap, a multi-stripe orange top inlay and rosette, an ebony bridge, a silver bound ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl diamonds and squares inlay and Fishman Matrix VT Enhance electronics.
|Pickups brand and model||Fishman Matrix VT Enhance|
|Preamp||Schertler Blue Stick electronics|
|Finish colors||natural finish|
|Finish effects||gloss finish, satin finish|
|Number of strings||6 strings|
|Scale length||25.4 inches scale-length|
|Body back material||sapele body back, sycamore body back|
|Body shape features||single cutaway|
|Body sides material||sapele body sides, sycamore body sides|
|Body style||dreadnought-size body|
|Body top material||sitka spruce body top|
|Pickguard material||black pickguard, tortoiseshell pickguard|
|Soundhole rosette||paua shell rosette|
|Body fret||Neck joins body at 14th fret|
|Number of frets||20 fret|
|Fingerboard material||black micarta fingerboard|