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Ibanez A200E Ambiance Acoustic-Electric Guitar

With its large, resonant arched back and Fishman Sonicore pickup, the A200E offers tremendous acoustic tone unplugged or through an amp. (7) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

The Arched-back design of the Ambiance A200E is unmatched; it brings luthier-level features at an amazing price. If you've played an arch-back acoustic then you know the sound and projection from these acoustic guitars are priceless. Equipped with the Fishman Aero preamp, the A200E gives you an onboard tuner, balanced 1/4" and XLR outputs, and a gorgeous flame maple top. Don't settle for any acoustic guitar -- the Ibanez Ambiance acoustic guitar is an unbeatable deal.

Features:

- Ambiance Body with Cutaway
- Flamed Maple Top
- Large, resonant arched backs for tremendous acoustic sound
- Fishman Sonicore Pickup
- Fishman Aero Blend Preamp
- Gold Grover Tuners
- Balanced 1/4" and XLR Outputs

About Ivorex II
Ivorex II nuts are stronger and more durable than bone and even harder than the original Ivorex. Ivorex II allows brilliant highs and more pronounced lows with less mid-range which makes Ivorex II-fitted guitars perfect for amplification.

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Body Shape: Ambiance Body with Cutaway

Body Dimensions:
- Width: 15.5"
- Depth: 4.5"
- Length: 19.5"

Neck Material: Mahogany

Neck Dimensions:
- Scale Length: 641 mm
- Width at Nut: 43 mm
- Width at Joint: 55.4 mm
- Thickness 1st Fret: 20 mm
- Thickness 7th Fret: 21 mm
- Radius: 300 mm

Back and Sides: Flamed Maple (Arched Flamed Maple Back)

Top: Flamed Maple Top

Rosette: Abalone Rosette

Tuners: Ibanez Gold Die-Cast Tuners

Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Pickup

Electronics:
- Fishman Aero+ Preamp with Brilliance
- Notch Filter
- Onboard Tuner

Outputs: Balanced 1/4" and XLR Outputs

Fingerboard and Bridge: Rosewood

Saddle: Ivorex II Nut and Saddle

Bridge Pins: Advantage Bridge Pins

Strings: D'Addario EXP Strings
Ibanez Non-New Product Warranty Information Ibanez Electric Guitars and Basses have a 1-year warranty on NEW instruments only for the ORIGINAL purchaser with a Sales Receipt. All used or factory 2nds products are not warranted.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-669-8262
Customer Reviews
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Overall: I was really enthused about some of the customer reviews I had read. "As good as an expensive guitar," etc. Well, let me break it down to you truthfully. This is only MY experience and others may have had other experiences. The guitar looks really nice, but let's keep in mind that these are made in China, and that although it looks great, what's under the hood may not be up to par with a more expensive guitar (ie. using laminate instead of real wood, cheap electronics, etc.) - the first guitar I received was defective. All the frets between the 12th and 16th frets were unplayable--the guitar would only play one note. I was highly disappointed as everything else on the guitar seemed to be great. - I returned the guitar to Zzounds. I must say, excellent customer service. No hassle on the return. I received an RMA number and UPS return sticker. The replacement was sent as soon as UPS had the returned guitar in their system - I received the new guitar within a couple of days. Guess what? Same issue. Not as bad as the first one, but bad nonetheless. - I made a decision to keep the guitar and taking it to a guitar tech friend. Why? Because AI really wanted the guitar to work--it looks great. He was surprised that a guitar (even Chinese) would leave the factory in that condition. The issue was there were frets that were sticking up too high in the upper part of the neck. It was uneven. He filed down 3 frets for me and gave me a break on pricing since I had brought previous guitars to him for set up. Normally, it would have been $40-$50 worth of work with a guitar tech--I paid $30. - The dead fret issue is ok now, but the bottom 2 strings sound thin and buzzy--perhaps the bridge needs to be shimmed (shims and hex key come with the guitar. - The action on the guitar is ok. It gets a little high in the upper middle to high range, but what do you expect for $238? - The piece that holds that jack in place is really cheap plastic. Watch that the nut hex that holds the jack doesn't come lose--mine did, and I cant find it, and I haven't even gigged with the guitar, it's been lightly played. - The sound is very bright. A lot of players like this sound. I prefer a darker, more mellow sound when the guitar is unplugged, but it's all preference. This was an honest review. I paid ZZounds price + what I paid my guitar tech to fix. In retrospect, you shouldn't have to do this with a brand new guitar. If this happens again, I will simply return it. A small truss rod adjustment is ok, but having to file frets to make the guitar playable? Like my friend said, it should not leave the factory like that.
Style of Music: All
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"New Ibanez fan..."
Sound: Tons of mid and upper mid range and all the low end you ever need. The high end is lacking when you run through an amp or PA system. Feature: Love the on-board tuner, although the "in-tune" range is a little wide. Ease of Use: playable enough, takes a little time to tweak it to get the tone you want. Quality: very well made guitar. I upgraded from another Ibanez the instant I saw the A200. Value: very good value for what you get. The edge bindings and the rosette are nice touches on what is a rather inexpensive guitar. Manufacturer Support: n/a The Wow Factor: I've played a lot of acoustics through the years and the looks of the A-200 was what turned me on first. Overall: bought this guitar to semi-retire one of another brand that I've played for fifteen years... very impressed with the electronics and the playability. Great feeling neck, nice and thin, low smooth action. Can't beat the price.
Style of Music: country, jazz and contemporary Christian rock.
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