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Martin X Series DX1KAE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Natural
Martin X Series DX1KAE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Natural Martin X Series DX1KAE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Natural Martin X Series DX1KAE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Natural Martin X Series DX1KAE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Natural

Martin X Series DX1KAE Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar - Natural

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  • Model:DX1KAE
  • Construction:Mortise & Tenon Neck Joint
  • Body Size:D-14 Fret
  • Top Material:Sitka Spruce
  • Top Detail:N/A
  • Rosette:Multi-Stripe
  • Bracing Pattern:X Brace
  • Brace Shape:Non-Scalloped
  • Brace Material:Sitka Spruce
  • Brace Size:5/16" with 1/4" Tone Bars
  • Back Material:HPL
  • Back Detail:Koa Pattern
  • Back Purfling/Strip:N/A
  • Side Material:HPL
  • Side Detail:Koa Pattern
  • Endpiece:N/A
  • Endpiece Inlay:N/A
  • Binding:N/A
  • Top Inlay Material:N/A
  • Side Inlay Material:N/A
  • Back Inlay Material:N/A
  • Neck Material:Natural Birch Laminate
  • Neck Shape:Performing Artist
  • Neck Taper:High Performance Taper
  • Plek:No
  • Nut Material:White Corian
  • Headstock Shape:Solid with Standard Taper
  • Headplate Material:HPL
  • Headplate Detail:Koa Pattern
  • Headplate Logo Style:Script Ink
  • Headplate Binding Material:N/A
  • Heelcap:Black
  • Fingerboard Material:FSC® Certified Richlite
  • Scale Length:25.4"
  • Neck Joins Body At:14th Fret
  • Number of Frets Total:20
  • Fingerboard Width at Nut:1 3/4''
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:2 1/8''
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material:White Plastic
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style:Dots
  • Fingerboard Binding Material:N/A
  • Side Dots:White
  • Back and Side Finish:N/A
  • Back and Sides Color:N/A
  • Finish Top:Hand Rubbed
  • Top Color:Clear
  • Finish Neck:Hand Rubbed
  • Neck Color:N/A
  • Bridge Material:FSC® Certified Richlite
  • Bridge Style:Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
  • Bridge String Spacing:2 5/32"
  • Saddle:Compensated White Tusq
  • Saddle Radius:16"
  • Tuning Machines:Chrome Enclosed Gear
  • Recommended Strings:SP Lifespan 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Light (MSP7100)
  • Knob:Small
  • Bridge Pin Material:White Plastic
  • Bridge Pin Dots:Black Plastic
  • Pickguard:Faux Tortoise
  • Pickguard Inlay:N/A
  • Label:Foil Label
  • Electronics:Fishman Sonitone
  • Left Handed Availability:Yes

Manufacturer's Description

The DX1KAE acoustic-electric guitar features a D-14 platform and a Dreadnought body design with attractive looks and playability. Pairing the solid Sitka spruce top with Hawaiian koa-pattern high pressure laminate (HPL) back and sides, the DX1KAE Koa features Fishman electronics and a non-cutaway style body. This guitar is truly a "plug and play" instrument.

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Our team of musicians fuses the spirit of the local guitar shop with the convenience of the web by creating a reliable and worry-free buying experience.

At Music Store Live, our goal is to revolutionize the way gear is bought online. It’s not just about videos and know how; it’s about the person on the other end of the line. Whether you are in Tokyo or Toledo, we invite you to experience the reality of a living online music store and help us shape the best buying experience possible. As you'll see in the video below, we're musicians just like you. We strive to offer the best gear, the best online experience, and the best personalized service in the industry. We invite you to get to know our team, and we would love the opportunity to get to know you too!

Free Shipping - Free Return Shipping - 30 Day Returns

At we are proud to offer free return shipping and a 30-day return policy in the 48 contiguous states on all new* items over $30. It's all part of our mission to bring the guitar shop to your living room. This policy allows you to get your gear hassle-free and try it with your own rig to be sure that it truly fits with your playing style and sound. If it doesn't work the way you had hoped we'll send you a prepaid return label and work up an exchange or issue you a refund once we get the item back in the same condition it was purchased. It's that simple.

Please allow 2-4 business days from the receiving date for returns to be processed.
  • Your order must ship to the billing address associated with your credit card, PayPal, or other method of payment (unless an alternate shipping address has been approved by an MSL Gear Specialist).
  • If you want the shipment to be held at a shipping company hub it is your responsibility to make those arrangements directly with the shipping company.
  • An indirect signature will be required upon delivery for all transactions over $250. If you would like to require a signature on a transaction of less than $250, please request it when you place your order.
  • We do not insure packages valued under $3,000. If you would like to add insurance for delivery or return please request it when requesting your order or initiating your return.
  • All returns are subject to a Tech Check upon arrival. Any instrument that is returned with damage, wear and tear (including pick marks), missing or replaced parts, missing protective or packing materials are not eligible for a full refund.
  • *Used / Open Box/ Vintage / Clearance items carry our same return policy, except with a 3­ day return window.
  • Orders shipped within California will be subject to 7.25% state sales tax.

In most cases we ship same day if your order is placed by 12 p.m. EST Monday thru Friday!

Return Policy Details
Is your instrument just not doing it for you? We understand and we absolutely want you to be thrilled with any gear that you buy from If you're not happy with your order, you can return it to us at no charge within 30 days of delivery.

  • Customers outside the continental USA must pay their own return shipping and are responsible for all applicable taxes and fees.
  • The return policy does not apply to custom orders or modifications (pickup installs, etc)
  • Contact MSL at or (866) 256-5725 to begin the return process. You can request a refund, store credit, or exchange.
  • We'll provide you a return label via email.
  • Ship the item back to us in its original packaging using the provided return label.
  • Customer is responsible for returning the item to Music Store Live in its original condition.
  • A refund or exchange will be issued within 3 business days from our receipt of the returned item.
  • All returns will go through a technical inspection and are subject to a restocking fee if the item is not returned in its original condition. Restocking fee to be determined by MSL.

Layaways & Financing


  • Deposit a non-refundable minimum of 10% down of the purchase price on anything in stock
  • Contact MSL at or (866) 256-5725 to place your initial deposit.
  • Pay it off at your convenience within 30 days.
  • $100 layaway fee for each additional month over the initial 30 days (on most items).


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