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The AK84 is a hollow body acoustic guitar model introduced by Ibanez in late 2006. It was made in China as part of the Artcore series.

The AK84 features a thick, full-hollow body design with a laminated spruce top with ƒ holes and cream multi-binding on flamed maple back and sides with a single pointed Florentine cutaway mated to a set-in mahogany and maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with cream binding and pearl block position markers. Components include an ART-W bridge with wooden saddle and base, a wood-decorated VT100DX tailpiece, a plastic nut, a spruce pickguard with matching finish, and Ibanez tuning machines.

The AK86 is a related model with a pair of humbucking pickups. The AK80A is a similar model with dot fretboard inlays which was introduced in 2009.

The AK84 was discontinued after 2009.

Specifications

Specifications for AK84
Year(s) produced: 2006–2009
Sold in: ??
Made in: China
Finish(es): Dark Violin Sunburst (DVS)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 495mm / 19½"
  Width: 400mm / 15¾"
  Depth: 92mm / 3⅝" (70mm at tail)
Top:

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

Back/sides:

  Material: Flamed maple

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
ART-W w/ wooden saddle & base (10.4mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
VT100DX w/ decorated wooden cover
Pickguard:
Spruce veneer on bakelite
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Artcore AK
Neck material:
3-piece mahogany/ maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ cream binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl block
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Ivory plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast w/ half-moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
String gauge (factory):
.011/.015/.022w/.030/.040/.050 flatwound
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

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