The Ibanez AX120 electric guitar is aimed firmly at rockers. Its durable build quality, fantastic tonal offerings, and sublime playability even rivals much more expensive models.
Body and Neck
The body has been crafted from Poplar, a tonewood that produces a surprisingly gutsy tonality despite its lightweight feel. The slim body shape rests snugly against the body during performances, making it very comfortable to wield, whilst the shallow double-cutaway profile makes it easy to access the neck and fingerboard in their entirety. This model has been treated to a transparent red finish, which allows the wood grain of the Poplar to shine through.
Fitted to the body is a solid maple neck, which has been given a slim AX profile to make it sit perfectly in the hand, and very easy to run your hand along at speed. Married to the neck is a pine fingerboard, which is designed to be slightly wider than average to enable steadier finger positioning when playing chords and/or executing speedy licks. Block position inlays make navigation clearer whilst adding vintage character.
This is the perfect entry-level rock guitar for budding shredders and classic rock players. The two Classic Elite humbucking pick-ups seriously drive your amp and create a huge classic rock tone. However, subtle adjustment of the volume and tone controls, opens up a huge range of tonal delights. The lack of unwanted fuzz or distortion ensures that clean tones are articulate and bright, without sounding overly harsh or brittle.
Using the 3-way pickup selector switch, you can access each pickup individually or create a blend of both. The neck pickup produces a sharp, incisive tone with astonishing clarity. The middle arrangement combines both pickups for a fat, full-bodied sound. The bridge pickup gives a grittier tone that is great for palm-muted picking with a touch of overdrive.
The hardtail bridge provides an anchored feel, upholding intonation and string position securely. The nut and tuning machines work together perfectly to uphold string tension and tuning integrity, giving you total confidence in the AX120’s ability to stand up to anything you throw at it.
The Ibanez AX120 electric guitar has everything you could wish for - comfortable playability and tonal versatility. From beginners to experienced guitarists, this fantastic model will not fail to impress.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model Name 2018 AX120 Electric Guitar Body Material Poplar Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Pine Pickup Configuration HH Bridge Hard Tail Neck Profile AX No. of Frets 22 Position Inlays Block Bridge/Tailpiece Fixed Active/Passive Passive Pickups Neck: Classic Elite Bridge: Classic Elite Controls Volume x 2 Tone x 2 Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups Position 3. Neck Pickup
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