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The AM93ME is an Artcore Expressionist series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2019. It is made in Indonesia.

The AM93ME features a semi-hollow, double cutaway body design with a Macassar ebony top with ƒ holes and ivory multi-binding on Macassar ebony back and sides mated to a set-in nyatoh and maple neck with a 22-fret ebony fingerboard with ivory binding and acrylic block position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickups with gold covers and individual volume and tone controls, a Tune-o-matic style bridge with a Quik Change tailpiece, a plastic nut, a tortoise shell pickguard, Sure Grip III knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.

For 2020 the bridge was changed to the new Gibraltar Performer.

The AM93QM is a similar model constructed of quilted maple.The AM93QMC is a similar spot model with a quilted maple top and chrome hardware.

Specifications

Specifications for AM93ME
Year(s) produced: 2019–2020
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / Japan / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Natural (NT)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 448mm / 17⅝"
  Width: 368mm / 14½"
  Depth: 67mm / 2⅝"
Top:

  Material: Macassar ebony (laminated)
  Binding: Ivory multi-ply

Back/sides:

  Material: Macassar ebony (laminated)

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
2019: ART-1
2020: Gibraltar Performer (10.5mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
Quik Change III
Pickguard:
Tortoise shell on bakelite
Knob style:
Sure Grip III
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
AM Expressionist
Neck material:
3-piece nyatoh/ maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony w/ ivory binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Acrylic block
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Ivory plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez w/ half moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) passive/alnico
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) passive/alnico
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 details
HH 3-way toggle
Pickup switching
Controls 2V2T3
Control layout

Sources

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