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The AF84 is an Artcore series hollow body acoustic guitar model introduced by Ibanez in mid 2004. It was produced in China.

The AF84 features a full-hollow body design with a laminated spruce top with ƒ holes and ivory multi-binding on flamed maple back and sides with a single Venetian cutaway mated to a set-in mahogany and maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with ivory binding and abalone block position markers. Components include an ART-W bridge with a wooden saddle and base, a chrome trapeze tailpiece, an ivory plastic nut, a flamed sycamore pickguard, and Ibanez tuning machines.

The AF84E is a related model with a floating mini humbucker pickup at the neck. The AF85 is a related model with a pair of humbucker pickups mounted in the top. The AK84 is a related model with a pointed Florentine cutaway.

The AF84 was discontinued in 2009.

Specifications

Specifications for AF84
Year(s) produced: 2004–2009
Sold in: USA
Made in: China
Finish(es): Dark Violin Sunburst (DVS)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 495mm / 19½"
  Width: 400mm / 15⅝"
  Depth: 92mm / 3⅝"
Top:

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

Back/sides:

  Material: Flamed maple

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
ART-W w/ wooden saddle and base (10.5mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
AF84 trapeze
Pickguard:
Flamed sycamore
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Artcore AF
Neck material:
3-piece mahogany/ maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ ivory binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone block
Frets:
22 / large
Nut:
Ivory plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast w/ half-moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.030/.042/.052 (D'Addario EXL140 roundwound)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

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