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The AE355K is an AE series acoustic/electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2018. It is made in China.

The AE355K features a Venetian cutaway body shape with a solid flamed Hawaiian koa top with scalloped cross-bracing and flamed Hawaiian koa back (with Tone Projection cross bracing) and sides with a gloss finish. The soundhole is round with an abalone and maple rosette. It has a satin-finished mahogany neck with a 20-fret cultured maple fingerboard with special mother of pearl vine inlay. Components include a compensated bone saddle in a cultured maple bridge with Ibanez Advantage pins, a bone nut, a tortoise pickguard and chrome die-cast tuning machines. Electronics consist of a T-bar undersaddle pickup connected to an Ibanez Custom Electronics preamp mounted internally with a ¼" endpin output.

The AE315K is a similar model with a solid Sitka spruce top. The AE315 is a related model with a solid Sitka spruce top and pau ferro back and sides.

The AE355K was offered only in Japan and was produced only in 2018.

Specifications

Specifications for AE355K
Years: 2018
Sold in: Japan
Made in: China
Finishes: Natural High Gloss (NT)
Body
Body type:
Acoustic
Body shape:
AE body w/ Venetian cutaway
Dimensions:
  Length: 508mm/ 20"
  Width: 410mm/ 16⅛"
  Depth: 114mm/ 4½"
Top:

  Material: Solid flamed Hawaiian koa
  Bracing: Scallop X
  Finish: Gloss

Back/sides:

  Material: Flamed Hawaiian koa
  Finish: Gloss

Soundhole shape:
Round
Soundhole rosette:
Abalone & maple
Neck
Neck profile:
AE
Neck material:
Mahogany
Neck finish:
Satin
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard:
Cultured maple
Inlays:
Wooden (special vine design)
Frets:
20
Nut:
Bone (44mm)
Machine heads:
Die-cast
Electronics/ Components
Pickup:
T-bar undersaddle
Preamp:
Ibanez AHA-1
Output jack(s):
1/4" endpin
Battery:
2032 3V lithium coin (2)
Bridge:
Cultured maple
Bridge pins:
Ibanez Advantage
Saddle:
4mm bone/ compensated
Hardware color:
Chrome
Pickguard:
Tortoise
Strings (factory):
.012–.053 D'Addario EXP16

Sources

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