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1994 AF80 VS
AF80 Vintage Sunburst Red copyright sprite

The AF80 is a hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 1988. It was made in South Korea as part of the Artstar series.

The AF80 features a full-sized, full-hollow, single Venetian cutaway body design with an arched, laminated maple top with ƒ holes and ivory multi-binding on maple sides and back mated to a set-in maple neck with a 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with ivory binding and abalone dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 50 humbucking pickups with chrome covers and individual volume and tone controls, black plastic pickup rings, a rosewood bridge with rosewood saddle, a trapeze tailpiece, a plastic nut, a black pickguard, speed knobs, and Ibanez die-cast tuning machines.

The AS80 is a related semi-hollow, double cutaway model.

The AF80 was discontinued after 1996.

Specifications

Specifications for AF80
Year(s) produced: 1994–1996
Sold in: Asia & South America / Europe / USA
Made in: South Korea
Finish(es): Vintage Sunburst (VS)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 495mm / 19½"
  Width: 400mm / 15⅝"
  Depth: 76mm / 3" (65mm at heel)
Top:

  Material: Maple (laminated)
  Binding: Ivory multi-ply

Back/sides:

  Material: Maple (laminated)

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
Rosewood with rosewood saddle
Tailpiece:
AF trapeze
Pickguard:
3-ply: Black/ white/ black
Knob style:
Speed (black)
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Artstar AF
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ ivory binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone dot
Frets:
22 / medium (SBB213-175)
Nut:
Plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 50 bridge (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 50 neck (H)
Controls:
2 volume / 2 tone / 3-way toggle
Output jack:
¼" mono (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.013/.016/.022/.032/.042/.052
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
HH 3-way toggle
Pickup switching
Controls 2V2T3 hollow
Control layout
1994 AF80 parts list
Parts list[1]

Sources

  1. 1994 Parts Catalog (page 26)
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