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Martin D-12X1AE Dreadnought Acoustic 12 String Guitar Natural

$ 679.00


The Martin D12X1AE acoustic-electric 12-string guitar adds a modern flair to a classic instrument. With its onboard Fishman Sonitone electronics, this versatile 12-string guitar projects the full, robust sound that can fill the room. The D12X1AE's mahogany grained HPL on the back and sides reflects Martin's environmentally friendly mindset. You'll love the warm, classic tones you hear as you play this modern guitar. Capture timeless Martin sound with the D12X1AE acoustic-electric 12-string guitar.

Martin D12X1AE 12-string Acoustic-electric Guitar at a Glance:

  • Proven tonewoods resonate with timeless Martin sound
  • Martin's low-profile neck provides supreme playability
  • Fishman Sonitone electronics deliver outstanding amplified tone
  • You simply can't go wrong with Martin!

Proven tonewoods resonate that timeless Martin sound

When you reach for a 12-string guitar, you instinctively expect to hear a rich, full sound. The Martin D12X1AE provides you with just that. It's topped with solid Sitka spruce and complemented by mahogany-grained high-pressure laminate (HPL) back and sides. The back and sides represent Martin's commitment to produce great guitars that are environmentally friendly, employing modern technologies to develop quality instruments. The result? The D12X1AE delivers the distinctive sound that you expect from Martin guitars.

Martin's low-profile neck provides incredible playability

Whether you find yourself playing long hours in the studio or late-night beach parties around a fire, you'll be glad that you have your D12X1AE 12-string. Featuring a low-profile neck, this guitar is easy on your hand, allowing you to play through marathon gigs in complete comfort.

Fishman Sonitone electronics deliver outstanding amplified tone

If you want your audience to hear the magnificent sound of your Martin D12X1AE 12-string, or you want your neighbors to hear how you've mastered Stairway to Heaven, then you'll need to plug in. The D12X1AE acoustic-electric guitar features Fishman Sonitone electronics, allowing you to capture its robust sound through your favorite amp or PA. Sonitone electronics add to the D12X1AE's versatility and projects its timeless Martin sound to the entire room.

You simply can't go wrong with a Martin

What can we say about Martin guitars that does justice to the supreme quality and desirability of these exquisite instruments? For more than 172 years, C.F. Martin & Company has maintained the traditions of old-world craftsmanship while creating the archetypal modern acoustic guitar. Using the finest tonewoods, time-tested bracing, and precision assembly, Martin guitars have a rich, warm sound all on their own. Yet the D12X1AE is surprisingly affordable, giving you access to signature Martin tone that fits your budget.

Martin D12X1AE 12-string Acoustic-electric Guitar Features:

  • Great tone, looks, and playability come together in this modern 12-string
  • Solid Sitka spruce top; mahogany grained HPL back and sides
  • Fishman Sonitone electronics allow you to plug in to your favorite amp or PA
  • Martin's comfortable low-profile neck accommodates hours of playing



String Type Steel
Number of Strings 12
Body Shape Dreadnought 14-Fret
Body Style No Cutaway
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Color Natural
Finish Hand Rubbed Finish (top)
Top Wood Solid Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides Wood Mahogany Grained HPL Textured Finish
Body Bracing A-Frame "X", 5/16" Solid Sitka Spruce
Neck Wood Rust Stratabond
Fingerboard Material Black Richlite
Neck Shape Low Profile
Number of Frets 20 (total), 14 (clear)
Scale Length 25.4"
Tuning Machines Chrome enclosed with small buttons
Bridge Material Black Richlite
Nut/Saddle Material White Corian/16" Radius Compensated White Tusq
Nut Width 1.875"
Body Length 20"
Body Width 15.625"
Body Depth 4.875"
Overall Length 40.5"
Electronics Fishman Sonitone
Strings Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze 12 Str X-light Gauge
Case Included No case