Given the continued success of acoustic-electric guitar sales in the marketplace, C.F. Martin & Co is proud to announce all non-cutaway X-Series models will now feature Fishman Sonitone electronics as standard equipment at no up charge in addition to all acoustic-electric cutaway X Series models that currently feature onboard Fishman Presys Plus electronics. The X Series Guitars feature patented high pressure laminate (HPL) back and sides with either a solid Sitka spruce or high pressure laminate (HPL) top, patented mortise and tenon neck construction and professionally installed Fishman electronics. All non-cutaway X Series models feature proven Sonicore pick-up technology with the Fishman Sonitone system featuring "easy access" volume and tone controls conveniently and strategically located just inside the sound hole. All cutaway X Series models are equipped with the Fishman Presys Plus onboard electronics system with onboard digital chromatic tuner, volume and tone shaping controls and pop-up battery access. All X Series guitars are now stage ready, "just plug them in and play". All Martin X Series guitars include a Limited Lifetime Warranty that covers all models purchased from an authorized Martin dealer in the U.S and Canada. With the recent re-launch of our affordable 1 Series and introduction of the all new Performing Artist Series, this X Series upgrade affirms our commitment to providing an affordable and competitive option to players dedicated to live performance.