Martin SC-13E Spec Sheet

The Ultramodern Martin SC-13E

“Not your granddad’s Martin, the SC-13E is an ultramodern acoustic-electric guitar of tremendous versatility. Its ergonomic design is ideal for long term playing sessions and its innovative shape and bracing provide satisfying tonal balance, good for countless musical styles.”



Specifications OverviewMartin SC-13E front full

Body Size:  S-13 Fret Cutaway

Finish Top:  Gloss

Construction:  Sure Align Linear Dovetail Neck Joint

Back & Side Finish:  Gloss

Bracing Pattern:  Tone Tension X Brace

Scale Length:  25.4″

Brace Shape:  Treble Side Scalloped X with Non-Scalloped Tone Bars

Fingerboard Width At Nut:  1 3/4”

Top Material:  Sitka Spruce

Neck Shape:  Low Profile Velocity

Back Material:  Koa Fine Veneer

Neck Taper:  High-Performance Taper

Side Material:  Koa Fine Veneer

Electronics:  Fishman MX-T

Recommended Strings:  Authentic Acoustic Lifespan® 2.0 Custom Light – 92/8 Phosphor Bronze MA535T


Top Color:  None

Bridge Style:  Sloped Modern Belly – Drop in Saddle

Binding:  White

Bridge String Spacing:  2 5/32″

Top Inlay Material:  Blue with Multi-Stripe

Bridge Material:  Ebony

Top Detail:  None

Bridge Pin Material:  White Plastic

Pickguard:  Brown Tortoise Pattern

Bridge Pin Dots:  Black Plastic

Pickguard Inlay:  None

Saddle:  Compensated White Tusq

Rosette:  Aperture Design with Multi-Stripe

Saddle Radius:  16″


Brace Material:  Sitka Spruce

Back & Sides Color:  None

Brace Size:  5/16″ with 1/4″ Tone Bars

Back Detail:  None

Back Purfling/Strip:  None

Back Inlay Material:  None

Heelcap:  None

Side Detail:  None

Endpiece:  None

Side Inlay Material:  None

Endpiece Inlay:  None


Neck Material:  Select Hardwood

Fingerboard Material:  Ebony

Finish Neck:  Satin

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:  2 1/8”

Neck Color:  None

Fingerboard Inlay Style:  SC-13 Style

Number of Frets Total:  20

Fingerboard Inlay Material:  Mother of Pearl Pattern and Celestial Blue Dot

Neck Joins Body At:  13th Fret

Fingerboard Binding Material:  None

Side Dots:  White


Headstock Shape:  Solid with Square Taper

Tuning Machines:  Nickel Open Gear

Headplate Material:  Ebony

Knob:  Butterbean

Headplate Logo Style:  Script Overlay

Nut Material:  White Corian

Headplate Binding Material:  None


Case:  Soft-Shell

Left Handed Availability:  No

Label:  Paper Label

Pleked:  Yes

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