Please Note: This item is a previous year model, and
specifications listed below may differ from Ibanez 2019
The Ibanez AFBV200A-TCL is an Artcore Series 4 String
Semi-Hollow Body Bass in Tobacco Burst Low Gloss Finish.
The Artcore Bass series was designed for players that are used
to solid body basses but want the acoustic tone of a hollow body.
The 30.3" scale neck increases playing comfort and the acoustic
body widens the palette of sounds at your disposal.
Time to go a bit old school with this bass. Ibanez may be
mainly known for their sleek modern designs but they also have an
incredible team dedicated to vintage style semi hollow and hollow
instruments. The latest item to come out from them is this AFBV200A
30.3" scale bass with its worn finish on a classic 30.3" scale semi
There are plenty of companies that make larger than life semi
hollow bass guitars but very few can capture the look and feel of
an old worn in guitar. That was Ibanez's main goal here and they
have succeeded. Using a traditional all Maple shell with a 3 pc
Maple and mahogany neck helped capture the tone and feel but they
needed something special for the look.
That is where the Vintage Antique treatment came in. Based on
that old guitar that was passed down from your grandfather that to
be honest may have seen better days Ibanez wanted you to think that
this could have come straight from the 50's after years on the
There is no point doing all of this work to the finish and
feel if the sound doesn't match. So the use of vintage style
covered pickups was a must so Ibanez used their Classic Elite
pickups that work amazingly well with the hollow body to produce a
rich and warm tone that is perfect for blues, country and jazz
Here's what Ibanez say about
Ibanez is proud to introduce the new AFB200 hollow body
4-string electric bass in Antique finish. Get the feel of an
electric bass plus rich, warm and natural acoustic tone. The 30.3"
short scale set-in neck of the AFBV200-AT is extremely comfortable
to play and increases tone and natural low-end resonance. The
versatile Classic Elite Bass Pickup gives you a warm, full sound
that is ideal for any gig. The Sure Grip III Knobs are designed
for precise control with non-slip functionality and classic looks.
The ART-1 wooden bridge also helps give the AFBV200 a more natural
- neck type: Artcore 3pc Maple/Mahogany set-in neck
- body: Maple top/back/side
- fretboard: Bound Rosewood fretboard w/White dot inlay
- fret: Medium frets
- number of frets: 22
- bridge: ART-1 wooden bridge
- neck pickup: Classic Elite Bass neck pickup (Passive)
- bridge pickup: Classic Elite Bass bridge pickup (Passive)
- factory tuning: 1G, 2D, 3A, 4E
- string gauge: .050/.070/.085/.105
- hardware color: Antique chrome
- NECK DIMENSIONS:
- Scale: 770mm/30.3"
- Width at Nut: 42mm
- Width at Last Fret: 63mm
- Thickness at 1st: 21.5mm
- Thickness at 12th: 24mm (at 9F)
- Radius: 400mmR
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Discontinued, B-stock and otherwise refurbished items have a limited warranty. Please see manufacturer for details.