This classy addition to Ibanez's 2018 range combines versatile specs, lush playability and understated aesthetics. This is the epitome of a workhorse instrument! If you're after Ibanez's formidable performance, but with distinctly classy, nostalgic flavours, the AZ series might just be for you.
With features like the comfortable oval-C neck profile, lightweight Basswood body, smooth mid-output Seymour Duncan pickups and cutting-edge Gotoh hardware, the AZ range perfectly strikes the perfect balance between precision and style.
You'll have incredible tuning stability, a rich tonal palette with a wealth of switching options, and a gorgeous feel to top it off. A new retro-style headstock design and a series of alluring finishes ooze class and elegance, inspiring you to just pick up and play!
Body & Neck
Basswood offers a lightweight feel, meaning that you won't feel any strain or discomfort when playing long sets onstage. With plenty of rich mid-range emphasis, notes will have some serious pop and sizzle, piercing through even the busiest of mixes.
The neck is made from roasted maple; the mark of a premium-made, high-end instrument. Adding a vibrant and snappy quality to your tone, you'll achieve a fast attack and sharp picking reponse. With 24 stainless steel jumbo frets, you've got the full double-octave range to explore effortlessly!
Electronics & Hardware
The top-class Gotoh machine heads and tremolo bridge ensure excellent tuning stability and consistent intonation.
It's also dual-loaded with Seymour Duncan Hyperion humbuckers, ensuring versatile, full-bodied tones that perfectly compliment the resonant Basswood body. The unique Dyna-MIX9 switching system provides you with a vast tonal palette, so this guitar really can do it all!
- Neck: Roasted Maple
- Fingerboard: Roasted Maple w/ Black Dot Inlay & Luminescent Side Dot Inlay
- Frets: 24 Jumbo Stainless Steel
- Nut: Graph Tech®
- Body: American Basswood w/ Bocote Top
- Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan® Hyperion™ (H)
- Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan® Hyperion™ (H)
- Electronics: Dyna-MIX10 Switching System w/ Alter Switch
- Bridge: Gotoh® T1502 Tremolo
- Tuners: Gotoh® MAGNUM LOCK w/ H.A.P.
- Hardware Colour: Chrome
- Soft Case Included