The AS is a semi-acoustic guitar built to tackle just about any genre of music you throw at it. The pickups are mounted directly to the center block for increased sustain and feedback elimination.
Ibanez first introduced Artcore back in 2002 and it has remained a workhorse hollow-body guitar for musicians all over the world ever since. The Artcore's combination of quality workmanship and affordability has created legions of devoted fans from diverse genres as blues, country, rock and jazz. Artcore offers musicians the purity of an old school jazz-box or a hybrid semi-hollow rocker. The line is highly respected for its tone, sustain and, expressive playability.
The 3pc Nyatoh/Maple Neck provides a rich mid-low end.
A Walnut fretboard features a well-balanced tonal character from low to high end.
Medium sized frets enhance the accuracy of your notes.
Linden top / Linden back and sides
Linden delivers a natural and flat, yet accurate, tone.
Classic Elite pickups
Classic Elite pickups offer rich, nuanced tone with fat low-end.
Gibraltar Performer bridge
The Gibraltar Performer bridge provides rich sustain and tuning stability. The low-positioned saddles promise comfortable playability.
Quik Change III tailpiece
The Quik Change III tailpiece enables faster and easier string changing.