The Ibanez AVD9CE Artwood Vintage, Natural High Gloss is a vintage-inspired, electro-acoustic dreadnought guitar with Ibanez’s Thermo Aged tonewoods providing enhanced volume and frequency-response across the entire spectrum. The solid sitka spruce top with spruce X bracing gives a bright and resonant tone which is enhanced by the Thermo Aging process, providing you with even more nuance and response to your playing dynamics. The AVD9CE’s body is crafted in the traditional dreadnought body shape – a hugely popular design for its deep low-end, scooped mids, and shimmering trebles, making it ideal for strummers and fingerpickers alike. This model has a cutaway giving easier access to the top frets for high-range solos and capo playing.
Other thoughtful design touches help to enhance the AVD’s tone and playability, including a compensated bone saddle, mahogany neck, soft-V neck shape, and a satin finish on the neck for a smooth playing-feel. While the guitar has a sweet and balanced acoustic tone, a Fishman Sonicore pickup and Ibanez AEQ-SP2 preamp allows you to recreate that same acoustic guitar tone on stage, whether you’re plugged into an amp or directly into a PA system. Onboard EQ controls and a tuner also allow you to alter your tone and get tuned-up from directly on the guitar. This guitar delivers a balance of vintage tones and aesthetics with a modern playability and amplified capability, so whether you’re playing acoustically at home or plugged-in on stage, you’ll always have a sweet tone and a smooth playing feel.
- Dreadnought cutaway body shape
- Thermo Aged tonewoods: solid sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides, spruce X bracing
- Soft-V shape neck
- Ovangkol fingerboard with 20 frets
- Compensated bone saddle and bone nut
- Fishman Sonicore pickup and Ibanez AEQ-SP2 preamp with onboard tuner
- Balanced XLR and 1/4” outputs
- Chrome open-gear tuners (18:1 ratio)
- Dovetail neck joint