Versatile with durability for life on the road
Dynamic, rich, distinctive. And, it's a sound that just keeps giving. Thanks to a solid, hand-picked sitka spruce top and a HPL body, this is an instrument that will stay with you for a lifetime. A solid top brings you a sound that just keeps getting richer with age. While HPL (high pressure laminate) back and sides bring the durability, and strength for life on the road.
Truly perfect for any passionate performer. This LX1R hones an authentic, timeless tone with a crisp, dynamic edge. Sitka spruce is an unmatched tonewood for versatility and articulation. You can play almost anything. It responds to you, and your individuality perfectly. And, thanks to its HPL body, the back and sides are less susceptible to warping in different climates while still maintaining a melodic character. Distinctive and durable. It's time to take your music - anywhere.
Compact with a big sonic impact
Take your music anywhere. This Martin LX1R has a compact, player-friendly design that's perfect for travelling. Whether you're going on holiday, camping, or heading around the world; it's got the tone, feel, and style to be your sonic companion. It also has a 3/4 scale, making it ideal for both young learners, and any younger seasoned player craving a quality, reliable instrument with the comfort of a smaller scale, and a slinkier feel.
Heading on your travels? Crave the classic sound of an acoustic? Well, this little LX1R is not to be underestimated. Strum, pick, slap, it will respond to you, and your individual style. Bringing you a desirable amount of volume with great resonance, sustain, and versatility. No matter your style, this Martin LX1R has an attitude that can handle almost anything you throw at it. Jam with friends, play with comfort, hone your skills. Whether you're on the road, or a rehearsing student, this is an instrument that won't disappoint. Smooth, and superbly comfortable to play - it's time to experience world renowned quality.
Pristine live performance
Natural, pure, majestic. An electronic system that retains your natural acoustic warmth, and resonance. The Martin LX1R comes fitted with responsive Fishman Sonitone electronics. Delivering everything you play with industry-leading clarity.
Many electro acoustic pickup systems fail to provide authentic acoustic sound when playing at high volume. This is not a problem you'll ever have with the LX1R. The Sonitone's active electronic pickup system is designed to communicate your guitar's exact voice at high output. It's an instrument that'll never make you sacrifice warmth or fidelity. And, thanks to Fishman's passion, dedication, and innovative designs - live performance is everything it should be.
Smooth and comfortable. Over the years, Martin have developed their neck shapes, for an enhanced tone and a tactile feel. Whatever you desire, whether it's a vintage, thicker feel, or a slim, modern neck. Martin has you covered.
This Martin LX1R features a modified low oval neck profile. Perfect for any player craving comfort for forming chords. You can play for long periods of time and not be restricted by a bulky, cramp-inducing neck. It's also ideal for any guitarist with smaller hands. You will find comfort with Martin. Expertly developed and ergonomically designed to meet your needs as a musician.