Ibanez unveils two new Artwood acoustics

(Dave Molter | Posted 2010-08-13)

Ibanez unveils two new Artwood acoustics

Ibanez has introduced two new models to the Artwood Acoustic Guitar collection: the AC3000W and AW3000CEW.

The new AC3000W and AW3000CEW combine tradition, value, and quality and are versatile enough for both on stage and off. The AC3000WCNT’s Grand Concert body features a solid Spruce top and solid Mahogany back and sides with a natural high gloss finish. Perfect for finger-picking, this acoustic has a shorter 24.9 scale and a 44.5mm neck width at the nut for easier playing.

The AW3000CEWCNT features a Dreadnought body with single cutaway, a solid Spruce top, solid Mahogany back and sides, and a natural high gloss finish. It also features an LR Baggs Element Pickup and the LR Baggs EAS-VTC Endpin Preamp with Soundhole Tone and Volume Controls. A lightweight case is also included.

For a pure, rich “woody” sound, the two newest editions in the Ibanez acoustic line set the tone for a new standard in quality and affordable acoustic guitars.

The AW3000CEWCNT also includes Gold Grover tuners with Brown Pearloid knobs, an LR Braggs Element pickup and LR Braggs EAS-VTC Endpin Preamp with soundhole-mounted tone and volume controls, and a lightweight Dreadnought case. MSRP is $974.99 USD.

Body: Dreadnought with Cutaway
Width 15.75"
Depth 4.75"
Length 20"
Neck: Mahogany
Back/Sides: Solid Mahogany
Top: Solid Engelmann Spruce
Binding: Rosewood Body and Neck Binding
Rosette: Abalone Rosette
Tuners: Gold Grover® Tuners with Brown Pearloid Knobs
Pickup: LR Baggs® Element Pickup
Electronics: LR Baggs® EAS-VTC Endpin Preamp with Soundhole Mounted Tone and Volume Control
Fretboard/Bridge: Rosewood
Saddle/Nut: Bone
Bridge Pins: Advantage™
Strings: D'Addario® EXP™ Strings
Finishes: Natural High Gloss Finish
Scale/Length: 648mm
a: Width at Nut 43mm
b: Width at Joint 55mm
c: Thickness 1st Fret 22mm
d: Thickness 7th Fret 24mm
Radius: 300mm

From a press release.

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