You've noticed by now that we at Ibanez hold a studious respect for tradition. That said, every now and then you have to hang a right where everyone else is turning left. The double-cutaway Talman is our rebel with a cause. Electric players looking to add an acoustic-guitar dimension to their arsenal go headover- heels for this distinctive hybrid.
The Okoume neck provides greater playing comfort.
The Purpleheart fretboard emphasizes the beauty and the rich tonal character of this bass.
Spruce remains the most popular wood for acoustic guitar tops, mainly due to its pristine tonal clarity.
Sapele back and sides
Sapele back and sides offer a full-bodied and warm mid-range and a bright tone.
Ibanez T-bar Undersaddle pickup
The Ibanez T-bar Undersaddle pickup accurately translates that full sound to whatever amplification system you plug it into.
Ibanez AEQ-2T preamp w/Onboard tuner
AEQ-2T preamp is specifically-designed to adjust the frequencies of a bass and allows operation of the built-in tuner without the instrument being plugged in.
The Purpleheart bridge transfers string vibration directly to the body, delivering a natural and warm tone.
Ibanez Advantage™ bridge pins
These pins really are an advantage over old-fashioned pins. Advantage™ pins are easier to take out and easier to put in than standard pins. A special bulb-shaped end makes the pin easy to grip and also prevents the pin from being pushed in too far. Best of all, with Advantage™ the pin and string stay put.