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For the earlier model with the same name, see AFS77T (2003–2005).
2011 AFS77T SR 12 01
AFS77T Shining Red (more images) Red copyright sprite

The AFS77T is an Artcore series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2011. It was produced in China.

The AFS77T features a full-hollow body design with an arched laminated maple top with ƒ holes and black multi-binding on maple back and sides with a single Venetian cutaway mated to a set-in mahogany neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Artcore humbucking pickups with gold covers and individual volume and tone controls, a Tune-o-matic style roller bridge on a wooden base with a vibrato tailpiece, a plastic nut, Sure Grip III knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.

The AFS75T is a similar model with different pickups and fretboard inlays, chrome hardware and a pickguard.

The AFS77T was produced only in 2011 and offered only in Japan.

Specifications

Specifications for AFS77T (2011)
Year(s) produced: 2011
Sold in: Japan
Made in: China
Finish(es): Shining Red (SR) / Twinkle Snow (TSW)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 495mm / 19½"
  Width: 400mm / 15¾"
  Depth: 67mm / 2⅝" (43mm at tail)
Top:

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

Back/sides:

  Material: Maple (laminated)

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
ART-2 roller on a wooden base (10.4mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
VBF70 vibrato
Knob style:
Sure Grip III
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
AF Artcore
Neck material:
1-piece mahogany
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ ivory binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl dot
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Ivory plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast w/ half-moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez ACH6 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez ACH5 (H)
Controls:
2 volume / 2 tone / 3-way toggle
Output jack:
¼" mono (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.030/.042/.052
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional finishes/ details
2011 AFS77T TSW 12 01
Twinkle Snow
HH 3-way toggle
Pickup switching
Controls 2V2T3
Control layout

Sources

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