Whether you’re a beginner in need of a small starter guitar or a seasoned pro in need of a travel companion, the BTe-Koa has you covered. (note wood grain may differ from image) – 3/4-size dreadnought acoustic-electric guitar
The Taylor Baby BTe-Koa packs the warmth and snap of an all-koa body into a 3/4-size dreadnought. This acoustic-electric guitar’s smaller design is extremely comfortable and fun to play. And when you need to plug in the Baby BTe-Koa has Taylor’s ES-B pickup built-in. It uses the under-saddle pickup of the ES2 system coupled with a preamp that sports a chromatic tuner. Whether you’re looking for a guitar to craft songs on or a great travel guitar, the Taylor Baby BTe-Koa is a perfect choice.
Koa is a treasured tonewood only found on the Hawaiian islands. Prized for its combination of warm tone and beautiful looks, this Taylor Baby BTe-Koa has an all-koa body that combines the midrange richness of mahogany with the sparkling top end of maple. The 3/4 dreadnought body style further enhances the wide-ranging tone and excellent balance, and because of the solid top, the Baby BTe-Koa’s tone will become richer and more complex as the years go by
Taylor designed the new Expression System Baby (ES-B) system to deliver the great-sounding natural tone of your Baby BTe-Koa to your amp, PA, or recorder. They took the under-saddle element from their acclaimed ES2 system and paired it with an onboard preamp. You get volume and tone controls as well as a built-in chromatic tuner with an LED display
At 3/4 the scale of a full-sized guitar, the body of a Taylor Baby BTe-Koa is compact yet still full-on tone. It’s comfortable for rehearsals in cramped spaces, as a travel guitar, or the perfect size for most young players. It’s remarkably versatile for special applications, whether played in alternate tunings or the high-strung Nashville tuning; a favorite of guitarists. Don’t let its size fool you, this guitar has a big guitar tone