A classic 12-string design, the slender AEG5012 guitar combines rich tone, clear attack and full low-end presence with easy playability. The AEG5012 delivers a powerful and balanced acoustic sound, unplugged or through an amp or PA system. In addition, intuitive electronics to create a quality, workhorse acoustic guitar that will rise to any occasion. High quality Ibanez under-saddle pickups and Ibanez preamps with onboard tuners provide sparkling tones that sound great in any environment.
The Okoume neck provides greater playing comfort.
The Purpleheart fretboard emphasizes the beauty and the rich tonal character of this bass.
Spruce remains the most popular wood for acoustic guitar tops, mainly due to its pristine tonal clarity.
Sapele back and sides
Sapele back and sides offer a full-bodied and warm mid-range and a bright tone.
Ibanez T-bar II Undersaddle pickup
The Ibanez T-bar II under-saddle pickup reduces noise and provides wide range of natural piezo-style sound.
Ibanez AEQ-TTS preamp with Onboard tuner
The small and simple preamp offers two controls: volume and shape. A natural acoustic sound is found in the center position on the shape knob and allows players to easily adjust from low, fat and powerful tones to a bright and crisp sound while using only one control. A new, easy-to-read onboard tuner with LCD (liquid crystal display) is located on the preamp.
The Purpleheart bridge transfers string vibration directly to the body, delivering a natural and warm tone.
Ibanez Advantage bridge pins
These pins really are an advantage over old-fashioned pins. Advantage™ pins are easier to take out and easier to put in than standard pins. A special bulb-shaped end makes the pin easy to grip and also prevents the pin from being pushed in too far. Best of all, with Advantage™ the pin and string stay put.