ARTSTAR Prestige

The parallel histories of Jazz music and hollow-body electric guitars have been manifested in the Artstar. The influences of these legendary instruments are immediately apparent with bone nut, ebony fretboard, and Ibanez’s signature Super 58 custom pickups. The critical eye will appreciate the details like the smoothness of the fretboard and a skilled crimping technique generally found on instruments costing twice as much. The Artstar is a pure jazz-box that embodies the continual innovation that is Jazz.

Finishes

AV
Antique Violin

Specification

neck typeArtstar AM Mahogany set-in neck
bodyBurl Mahogany top/back/sides
fretboardBound ebony fretboard w/Pearl & Abalone block inlay
fretMedium frets w/Prestige fret edge treatment
bridgeGotoh® 510BN bridge
tailpieceGotoh® GE101A tailpiece
neck puSuper 58 (H) neck pu (Passive/Alnico )
bridge puSuper 58 (H) bridge pu (Passive/Alnico )
hardware colorGold
case/bagHardshell case included
Neck Dimensions
Scale628mm/24.75"
a : Width at Nut43mm
b : Width at Last Fret57mm
c : Thickness at 1st20mm
d : Thickness at 12th22mm
Radius305mmR
Body Dimensions
a : Length16 1/2"
b : Width13 8/9"
c : Max Depth2 1/3"

Others

  • Bone nut

Switching System

Controls

Features

Super 58 Pickups

The Super 58 pickups deliver the smooth, nuanced tones and the biting growl of blues.

Ebony Fretboard w/Prestige Fret Edge Treatment

The Ebony fretboard with Artstar fret edge treatment provides tight response and smooth left-hand fingering.

Gotoh® Machineheads

Gotoh® machineheads provide super precision, smooth feel, and minimal back lush.

Sure Grip Knobs

The Sure Grip III knobs are designed for precise control with nonslip functionality, along with smooth and classic looks.

Bone Nut

The Bone nut provides richer tone from low to high.

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