With Takamine’s signature NEX body style, solid-top construction and great performance features including a Venetian-style cutaway and Takamine electronics system, the GN51CE is built to inspire your musical creativity.

Ready for any performance situation, the GN51CE features a solid spruce top and rosewood back and sides that produce a rich, articulate sound. The slim mahogany neck and 12”-radius bound rosewood fingerboard provide great feel and playability, while the onboard Takamine TP-4TD preamp system gives you a built-in tuner with three-band EQ and gain controls for rock-solid amplified performance and versatility.

Other great features include a synthetic bone nut and split bridge saddle, rosewood headcap, abalone rosette and dot inlays, gold die-cast tuners and a beautiful gloss finish. Available in Natural and Sunburst.


Top Solid Spruce
Back Rosewood
Sides Rosewood
Neck Mahogany
Finger Board Bound Rosewood
Nut Width 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
Electronics TP-4TD
Finish Natural

NEX Body

This original Takamine body is a scaled-down Jumbo at heart. The NEX has a silky balance to the tone that supports vocals beautifully.