Ibanez Artstar Prestige AF200 - Brown Sunburst

Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Spruce Top, Flamed Maple Back and Sides, Mahogany Neck, Ebony Fingerboard, and 2 Humbucking Pickups - Brown Sunburst
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Ibanez Artstar Prestige AF200 - Brown Sunburst
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A Prestige Hollowbody From Ibanez

If you're looking for a top-of-the-line jazz guitar, then you need to check out the Ibanez AF200 Prestige hollowbody electric guitar. The spruce top and flame maple back and sides gives you the note attack and detail you need for your fastest playing to be heard clearly, further enhanced by the fat lows and focused highs from a pair of Super 58 custom humbuckers. A 3-piece mahogany/maple neck with a bound ebony fingerboard makes the AF200 a pleasure to play. Employing the finest components and exceptional attention to detail, the Ibanez AF200 Prestige is a hollowbody you'll love for a lifetime.

Ibanez AF200 Prestige Hollowbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Flame maple topped with spruce delivers rich sound and great looks
  • Super 58 Custom humbucking pickups deliver warm, rich tone
  • Fast and smooth neck with Prestige fret-edge treatment
Flame maple topped with spruce delivers rich sound and great looks

There's no substitute for the mellow and naturally resonant sound of a full-hollowbody electric guitar. Ibanez built the AF200 Prestige to capture the warmth and punch of a classic hollowbody, which is why they built it with a spruce top and flame maple back and sides. Whether you're playing jazz, blues, or any number of modern styles, you're going to love the character the Japanese-made Ibanez AF200 Prestige hollowbody guitar brings to your music. Take it from the Sweetwater guitar experts - Ibanez's Prestige series guitars are sure to please even the pickiest of players!

Super 58 Custom humbucking pickups deliver warm, rich tone

Early hollowbody electric guitars had a wonderfully expressive tone that came with serious hum issues. That's why Ibanez and other guitar makers quickly developed humbuckers such as the Super 58 Custom pickups. These humbuckers preserve your AF200 hollowbody guitar's warmth and punch, but they ditch the 60Hz hum. What's more, the Super 58 humbucker gives the AF200 a slight edge that's perfect for bluesy licks.

Fast and smooth neck with Prestige fret-edge treatment

Ibanez selected one of their smoothest and most comfortable necks for the AF200 Prestige hollowbody guitar. Not only will your hand love the comfortable carve of this 3-piece mahogany/maple neck, but your fingers will also appreciate the beautifully bound ebony fingerboard. For even smoother playability, the AF200 has received Ibanez's Prestige fret-edge treatment. This essentially rounds off the edges of the frets, making the AF200's fretboard feel even more fluid.

Ibanez AF200 Prestige Hollowbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • A Japanese-made full-hollowbody electric guitar
  • Perfect for a wide range of musical styles and playing techniques
  • Spruce top with flame maple back and sides for acoustic resonance and fat tone
  • Dual Super 58 Custom humbucking pickups deliver warm, rich tone
  • 3-piece mahogany/maple neck is comfortable and easy to play
  • Cutaway gives you convenient access to the upper frets
  • Bound ebony fretboard feels incredibly fluid
  • Prestige fret-edge treatment gives the neck a smoother feel
  • Hardshell case included
The Ibanez AF200 Prestige hollowbody delivers amazing jazz guitar vibe, sound, and feel!

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Tech Specs

Body Type Solidbody
Body Shape AF
Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Material Flamed Maple
Top Material Spruce
Color Brown Sunburst
Neck Material Set-in Mahogany/Maple
Neck Shape ARTSTAR Prestige
Fingerboard Material Bound Ebony, 12" Radius
Fingerboard Inlay Pearl and Abalone Block Inlay
Number of Frets 20
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut Width 1.69"
Nut Material Bone
Bridge/Tailpiece Ebony Bridge
Tuners Gotoh gold tuners
Number of Pickups 2
Neck Pickup Super 58 humbucker
Bridge Pickup Super 58 humbucker
Controls 1 x Neck Volume, 1 x Bridge Volume, 1 x Neck Tone, 1 x Bridge Tone, Sure Grip III Knobs
Strings Flatwound strings
Case Included Hardshell
Manufacturer Part Number AF200BS

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Ibanez AF200

I've taken an interest in learning Jazz guitar and have found my Taylor Acoustic to be, well just lacking the sound I think I need. I knew I needed a guitar that played easy, especially farther up the fretboard, and had the tonal qualities I would expect in a hollow body. After looking at a few high dollar Gibson's and realizing they were way out of my price range, I e-mailed Sweetwater a couple of times with questions which were answered by Ben Robinson. Ben was very helpful in assisting me in making my purchase and in finding the right guitar for me, the Ibanez AF200. What a comfortable and easy guitar to play. Sounds good through my Fender Acoustic amp, and it is very easy on the eyes. Also, I have to add that the care put into the pre-delivery set-up was excellent. For sure, the whole experience was beyond what you might expect ordering sight unseen, and the guitar in my estimation is just as good as the higher price guitar at half the price and the made in Japan quality is flawless.
Music background: Guitar player since teen years


This just a great guitar. Made in Japan. The fit, finish, action and setup is five stars. I am waiting for a new amp before I review the tone, however even thru my Fishman LoudBox it sounds excellent. It smooth and jazzy...like it should be. I would recommend this guitar to anyone, pro or student.

Ibanez AF200 Prestige

I am pretty picky about my guitars. The archtops I have owned , Guild X500s, an Artist Award, and a Gibson LeGrande, all have been fantastic. The AF200 (Made in Japan) sits right along with these. As promised, the fret work is top notch. I will set it up the action to my liking, but there isn't a whole lot to do. Notching the nut just a tad deeper and I think it will be good to go. The finish is flawless and the fret board is beautiful. I know it is supposed to be laminate, but the interior curl seems to match the curl on the back. The tone is pure and responds well to the tonal adjustments. For the price, this guitar is an absolute steal. Highly recommended. Customer service is absolutely fantastic. Arend Raby is just a good guy who is very knowledgable. Thanks Sweetwater, you are the real deal.
Music background: Retired Music Educator, Pro Musician, Fingerstyle player.
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