Hollow Bodies

Contemporary Archtop

A Touch of Brilliance

Contemporary Archtop
A Touch of Brilliance

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.

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  • 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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