The Dean Exotica Koa acoustic-electric guitar is a grand auditorium style guitar with beautiful Koa wood top, sides, and back. There is no substitute for beautiful woods to greatly enhance the look and tone of an acoustic guitar. Each Exotica guitar is expertly tailored to achieve its own distinct tonal quality. Other features include a built-in preamp with a three-band EQ system and tuner, a spoked wood rosette, and rosewood headstock overlay with an abalone Dean inlay. The Dean Exotica Koa EKOA is not only striking in appearance but has the sound to please even the most discriminating player!