Contemporary Archtop

For decades, Ibanez has been re-energizing the hollow body world with a wide variety of original designs, unrivaled playability and polished tone. By closely working with many legendary artists, Ibanez is constantly striving to experiment, innovate and deliver. This enthusiasm for exploration has led to the creation of the Contemporary Archtop series. Specifically designed to meet the demands of today's cutting edge players. Selected tone woods, outstanding craftsmanship, custom pickups and reliable hardware, are all elements carefully chosen for inspiring serious and experienced players. The Contemporary Archtop series is an invitation to take your guitar style on a new musical journey.

AFC155

SPEC

neck typeAFC 3pc Mahogany/Maple set-in neck
bodySpruce top/Flamed Maple back & sides
fretboardBound Ebony fretboard w/Mother of Pearl off-set block inlay
fretMedium frets w/Artstar fret edge treatment
number of frets20
bridgeEbony bridge
tailpieceVT14 tailpiece w/AFC wood cover
neck pickupMagic Touch-Mini(H) neck pickup (Passive/Alnico)
bridge pickupMagic Touch-Mini(H) bridge pickup (Passive/Alnico)
factory tuning1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
stringFlatwound strings
string gauge.011/.015/.022w/.030/.040/.050
hardware colorGold

Neck Dimensions

Scale :628mm/24.7"
a : Width43mm at NUT
b : Width56.3mm at 20F
c : Thickness21mm at 1F
d : Thickness24mm at 9F
Radius :305mmR

Body Dimensions

a : Length19 1/2"
b : Width15 3/4"
c : Max Depth3 5/8"

SWITCHING SYSTEM

CONTROLS

FEATURES

Spruce top/Maple back & sides body

As well as providing its stylish appearance these features help provide a balanced tone, and with the addition of plywood top, help to avoid unnecessary feedback.

Ebony fretboard w/ Artstar fret edge treatment

The Ebony fretboard with Artstar fret edge treatment provides tight response and smooth left-hand fingering.

Ebony bridge

The rock solid Ebony compensated bridge give the output a clear intonation, longer sustain and acoustic resonance.

Magic Touch-Mini pickup

The Ibanez custom made Magic Touch-Mini humbucker pickup provides a balance of classic tones, alongside clear articulation on both the top and bottom of the sound spectrum. Players can enjoy the clean response on the top end, presenting fast melodies or complex chord progressions with clarity and precision.

Floating pickup

Thanks to floating mount, the "Magic Touch-Mini" pickups do not dampen the guitars natural body vibration, thus allowing a bigger richer acoustic tone.

AFC Specially designed Tailpiece cover/Pickguard

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