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Ibanez AE 6Str Acoustic/Electric Guitar - Natural High Gloss
Born from a long lineage of stringed instruments, the acoustic guitar is steeped in tradition. But music continues to evolve, and musicians demand inspiring new tools with which to carve out their own signature sound. In that spirit, we introduce Ibanez AE, our new flagship series of acoustic-electric guitars. Offering supreme tone and playability, Ibanez AE is the next step in a great tradition.
|body shape||AE body|
|top||Solid Sitka Spruce top|
|back & sides||Pau Ferro back & sides|
|bracing||Scalloped X bracing|
|body binding||Pau Ferro|
|inlay||Specially designed Wooden fretboard inlay|
|soundhole rosette||Abalone & Maple rosette|
|tuning machine||Chrome Die-cast tuners (18:1 gear ratio)|
|number of frets||20|
|saddle material||Compensated 4mm Bone saddle|
|bridge pins||Ibanez Advantage™ bridge pins|
|strings||D'Addario® EXP™ strings|
|pickup||Ibanez T-bar undersaddle pickup|
|preamp||Ibanez Custom Electronics|
|output jack||1/4" Endpin Jack|
|battery||2032 size Coin Lithium Battery (3V) *2|
|finish back and sides||Gloss|
|finish neck back||Satin|
|a : Width||44mm at NUT|
|b : Width||55mm at 14F|
|c : Thickness||20mm at 1F|
|d : Thickness||21mm at 7F|
|a : Length||20"|
|b : Width||16 1/8"|
|c : Max Depth||4 1/2"|
Cultured Maple fretboard & bridge
Cultured Maple is an engineered tonewood made up of Maple and epoxy. By mixing and compressing with epoxy resin, the wood becomes stronger and more stable, and offers a smooth feel and a solid yet fat sound with no dead points on the fretboard.
Solid Sitka Spruce top, Pau Ferro back & sides
The AE315 features a Solid Sitka Spruce top with Pau Ferro back & sides. The combination of those provides smooth tonal character from low to high end.
AE body shape
Designed for projection, balance, and comfort, the AE's perfectly crafted contemporary body shape offers the best of all worlds.
Scallop X bracing
The AE features bracing designed to project the guitar's complete sonic spectrum. From deep, robust lows; through a smooth, pronounced mid-range; to bright, articulate highs-the AE X bracing design delivers the complex overtones that are present in only the highest quality acoustic instruments.
Bone nut & 4mm bone saddle
The bone nut was chosen for its ability to transfer string vibration naturally. The thicker-than-ordinary 4mm bone saddle improves intonation accuracy.
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.
T-Bar Undersaddle Pickup
Our goal in designing the AE was to minimize cuts being made into the body, as well as the size of the electronic components. The T-Bar undersaddle pickup features center position wired construction which helps to avoid disproportionate emphasis and equalize the volume of each string.
Why buy from Melody Music Shop, LLC?
Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Melody Music Shop strives to maintain a diverse, high quality inventory along with exceptional customer service. We carry a wide range of instruments and accessories, including new and used guitars, band and orchestral instruments, pianos, amps, sound systems, and so much more!
With certified technicians on staff and a century + of experience between them all, you can rest assured any instrument you purchase from Melody Music Shop LLC is in the best condition possible! Our ENTIRE STORE is maintained at 50% humidity year round per manufacturer’s stringent requirements. All items will be packaged carefully to ensure their safe arrival. Guitars will have their string tension lowered and packaged to manufacture specs or better. Melody Music Shop LLC guarantees quality products, fast shipping, and top-notch customer service!
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- Layaway items require an initial down payment of 25%.
- Layaway items can be held here for up to 90 days
- A payment of 25% (or more) is due on the 30th, 60th, and 90th day from the
- layaway start date (although payments may be made before the scheduled due date).
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