Ibanez AAD50 Artwood Advanced Acoustic Guitar

This affordable offering from Ibanez is perfect for anyone trying to start acoustic guitar! The AAD50 has smooth playability and an inspiring sound.

The Advanced Acoustic series represents an important step forward in the long and storied tradition of the acoustic guitar. In what amounts to a fully reimagined acoustic experience, these instruments were designed from the ground up to deliver a richer, brighter, and louder tone, with an unprecedentedly wide dynamic range. With slightly larger than typical proportions, Ibanez decided to name this body shape the "Grand Dreadnought." This reinvented design achieves a superb, powerful sound, and thanks to the extensive consideration given to the ergonomics, it's extremely comfortable to play. The Advanced Acoustic series pushes the acoustic guitar to unparalleled heights, in a way that promises an exciting experience for all players.

- Okoume Neck:
The Okoume neck provides greater playing comfort.

- Purpleheart Fretboard:
The Purpleheart fretboard emphasizes the beauty and the rich tonal character of this bass.

- Solid Sitka Spruce Top:
Solid Sitka Spruce top provides an enormous frequency range that offers wave after wave of shimmering highs along with tight mids and a full-bodied low end.

- Sapele Back and Sides:
Sapele back and sides offer a full-bodied and warm mid-range and a bright tone.

- Purpleheart Bridge:
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 read more 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.

- Grand Dreadnought Body:
Through a rigorous R&D process spanning several years, Ibanez has reimagined the Dreadnought from the ground up, pursuing the height of rich sound, robust low end, and rich tone. This brand body shape is called the Grand Dreadnought. Proportionally, the Grand Dreadnought body is 5% larger than a standard dreadnought, allowing for more volume, richer tone, and more powerful low end response. It's also extremely comfortable to play thanks to the extensive consideration given to its ergonomics.

- X-M Bracing:
After spending years of trial-and-error, Ibanez realized the out-of-the-box X-M Bracing to generate the ultimate sound standing out on the stage. The carefully designed scalloped X-bracing, the allocation of tone braces, and finger braces transmit the string vibration efficiently through the bridge to the body. The X-M Bracing creates the clear bottom and crispy treble sound with trimmed warm mid-range, yet provides a wide dynamic range and high response.

- Functional Tapered Headstock:
The designed headstock shape is the result of thorough research and investigation. Its tapered shape provides lighter weight, as well as a straight string alignment which enhances tuning stability and reduces any neck twisting effect.
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Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Low Gloss
Shipping Weight: 9 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 41 x 19 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA AAD50 LG

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Phone: 800-669-8262