Guitarists will know Ibanez acoustics for offering a nice blend of affordability, quality and being packed with features. This new addition to the AEL series breaks the mould, with the fanned fret design first seen on their basses. Those technical guitarists comitted to taking their playing to extremes should take note. With exceptional, even termperament and a unique design.
Fanned frets offer a revolutionary new style of acoustic guitar
Ibanez proudly introduces a new AEL with a special feature, Fanned Frets. This Fanned Fretted AEL was designed to promote low string tone and improve string tension balance. The difference of the scale length (635mm at 1st string side and 680mm at 6th string side) helps to create deep, resonant lows as well as singing highs . The multi-scale length also handles alternate tunings beautifully, preserving equal string tension throughout the whole instrument. To increase tuning accuracy, 1:18 gear ratio tuners are equipped on this guitar. The combination of the AEL thin body and Rosewood back & sides equals a great tonal response and sound character. Although this guitar features a unique and “boutique” design, it is being made available with affordability in mind.
Ibanez Acoustics 2016 Bringing Fanned Fret design, affordable relic finishes and the latest "electric style" Talman acoustics to the table. Ibanez offer an even greater range of performance options for traditional acoustic players.
- Body Shape: AEL thin Body (106mm depth)
- Top: Sitka Spruce Top
- Back & Sides: Rosewood back & sides
- Body Depth: 90/106mm at neck joint/body end
- Neck: Mahogany neck
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Tuning Machine: Grover Chrome Die-cast tuners (1:18 gear ratio)
- Nut Material: Bone
- Saddle Material: Bone
- Bridge Pins: Ibanez Advantage Bridge pin
- Strings: D'Addario EXP16 Coated Phosphor Bronze, Light (.012-.053 Gauge)
- Pickup: Fishman Sonicore pickup
- Preamp: Ibanez AEQ-SP2 preamp w/Onboard Tuner
- Output Jack: Balanced XLR & ¼” outputs
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left Handed||right handed|
|Body Size||full size|
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