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Ibanez AEW23ZW Acoustic-Electric Guitar


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Captivate your audience with the unique voice and distinctive looks of the AEW series Ibanez AEW23ZW.

As an industry leader in the use of Exotic tonewoods, Ibanez continues to innovate with their AEW series. This fresh approach merges a classic Spruce top with an elegant exotic tonewood back-and-sides. The exotic tonewoods give each respective model a distinctive tone and appearance that will garner attention and inspire the imagination. Let yourself be captured by the grandeur of the AEW Series.

The Ibanez AEW23MV pairs a classic Spruce soundboard with tonally and visually appealing exotic Zebrawood for the back and sides, all bound by rosewood. The body is also thinner, which makes the AEW23ZW more amplification-friendly and less prone to the feedback typically associated with acoustic instruments--the perfect choice for gigging singer-songwriters. To cater to the elegant aesthetics of the AEW23ZW, the top is adorned with a multi wood top purfling and remarkable wooden marquetry rosette that flaunts abalone and beautifully grained Zebrawood. A "soft" Florentine cutaway facilitates easy accessibility all the way to the 17th fret. The neck is carved from mahogany and features a 20 fret rosewood fingerboard with maple dot position inlays.

When you're ready to take it to the stage, the Ibanez AEW23ZW comes performance ready with a Fishman Sonicore pickup and an Ibanez AEQ-SP2 active preamp that faithfully capture the guitar's natural voice. To shape your tone to perfection, the preamp features a bass, treble and volume control. To assure that you're always in tune, the AEQ-SP2 preamp also comes loaded with a built-in, easy to read tuner. The standard 1/4" output and balanced XLR output provide you with a variety of direct plug-in applications, making the Ibanez AEW23ZW adaptable for a wide range of performance situations.

The Ibanez AEW23ZW sports a set of chrome die-cast tuning machines with black knobs as well as a rosewood bridge with black plastic bridge pins. Case not included.

  • EW Body
  • Spruce Top
  • Zebrawood Back and Sides
  • Zebrawood/ Abalone Rosette
  • Multi Rosewood Body/ Neck/ headstock binding
  • Chrome Die-Cast Tuners w/ Black Knobs
  • Fishman Sonicore pickup
  • Ibanez AEQ-SP2 Preamp w/ onboard Tuner
  • 1/4" & XLR Outputs
  • Ibanez Advantage Bridge Pins
  • High Gloss Natural Finish

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Ibanez AEW23ZW I am still on the fence with this one, after spending a couple days with it, this is what I have found. Strings came flat so I went to change them out and 3 of the 6 bridge pin heads popped off, cheap plastic, so I would highly recommend getting a new set of bridge pins with strings. I had an older acoustic that I pulled the pins off of so all is well. 9v battery, dead no problem installed a new one, now I am in my 50's and my eye site is nothing like it use to be so the tuner, although seems to work great is small and very close to your face making it incredibly hard to see so keep the reading glasses close by. Finish is very nice, Zebra wood is top notch, Zebrawood/ Abalone Rosette is well done with wonderful details, tuners do there job but are nothing special and the neck is a very slick gloss that seems pleasant to hang on to. It's shape and size make it very comfortable to play while sitting, nice solid weight, I think it's a keeper. I did try playing a little thru an Amp and sounded great as well.

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Series AEW
Model AEW23ZW
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.