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ART520 HS
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The ART520 is an ART series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2009. It was produced in China.

The ART520 features a quilted maple top with binding on an arched sapele body mated to a set-in sapele and mahogany neck with a smooth heel a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and split block position markers. Components include dual Ibanez active LoZ humbucking pickups mounted in metal pickup rings and powered by two AA batteries, a Tune-o-matic style Tight Tune bridge with tailpiece and rosewood top hat knobs.

The ART500 is a similar model with special fretboard inlays and rosewood pickup rings and knobs.

The ART520 was discontinued after just one year in production.

Specifications

Specifications for ART520
Year(s) produced: 2009
Sold in: Europe & western Asia
Made in: China
Finish(es): Honey Sunburst (HS)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Sapele w/ quilted maple top w/ binding
Neck joint:
Set-in w/ smooth heel
Bridge:
Tight Tune fixed
Tailpiece:
Tight Tune
Knob style:
Speed knob (black)
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
ART
Neck material:
3-piece sapele/ mahogany
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ black binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearloid/ abalone split block
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Black plastic (43mm)
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez LoZ1-B (H) active/ ceramic
Neck pickup:
Ibanez LoZ1-N (H) active/ ceramic
Controls:
2 volume / 1 tone / 3-way toggle

Images

Additional details
HH 3-way toggle
Pickup switching diagram
Controls 2V1T ART series
Controls layout
ART2008 wiring diagram
Wiring diagram

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