The AR is a classic among Ibanez guitars. It was one of the first original designs produced by Ibanez and continues to be a sought after guitar. The AR series continues that legacy with pride.



neck typeAR 3pc Maple set-in neck (smooth heel)
bodyAsh body w/Abalone body binding
fretboardBound Ebony fretboard w/Acrylic & Abalone block inlay
fretMedium frets w/Custom fret edge treatment
bridgeART-1 bridge
tailpieceQuik Change Classic tailpiece
neck pickupSuper 80 "Flying Finger" (H) neck pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
bridge pickupSuper 80 "Flying Finger" (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
factory tuning1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
string gauge.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046
nutBone nut
hardware colorGold

Neck Dimensions

Scale :628mm/24.7"
a : Width43mm at NUT
b : Width57mm at 22F
c : Thickness20mm at 1F
d : Thickness22mm at 9F
Radius :305mmR




Ebony fretboard

Ebony produces a tight low and mid range with an iconic attack on the high end. It also features a quick response and rich sustain.

Super 80 "Flying Finger " pickups

The legendary Super 80 pickups with "Flying Finger" engraving.

Set-in neck

AR model features smooth heel for superb playability.

Quik Change Classic Tailpiece

The Quik Change Classic tailpiece enables faster and easier string changing.

Sure Grip Knobs

The Sure Grip III knobs are designed for precise control with nonslip functionality, along with smooth and classic looks.