The DX1E has the "famous" Martin sound and playability found in their more expensive guitars.
DX1 – BACK AND SIDES MAHOGANY HPL
DX1AE- BACK AND SIDES MAHOGANY HPL
DX1R- BACK AND SIDES ROSEWOOD
DX1K- BACK AND SIDES KOA
DX1 RAE – BACK AND SIDES ROSEWOOD HPL
The DX1 Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar is a fine example of Martin’s commitment to preserving the earth’s dwindling resources and designing guitars that are within reach of every aspiring guitarist. The DX1E is constructed with a combination of highly compressed wood fibers (high-pressure laminate, HPL) and traditional tonewoods,
A built-in Classic 4 Sonicore Preamp System gives you control over the sound and some impressive features, The DX1E is equipped with Sonicore pickup and Switchjack, volume control slider, active bass, midrange, treble and brilliance slider controls, low battery LED, easy access "pull-out" housing.