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2016 ARZ200FM CRS
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The ARZ200FM is an ARZ series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2016.

The ARZ200FM features an arched flamed maple top with binding on a single-cutaway mahogany body mated to a set-in mahogany neck with a smooth heel with a 24-fret fingerboard with binding and parallelogram inlays. Components include a Tune-O-Matic style fixed bridge and tailpiece and dual Ibanez Classic Elite humbucking pickups.

The rosewood fretboard was replaced with treated New Zealand pine in mid-2017.[1] For 2018 the fretboard material was changed to jatoba.

The ARZ200 is a similar model which lacks the exotic flamed maple top.

The ARZ200FM was discontinued after 2018 along with the entire ARZ series.

Specifications

Specifications for ARZ200FM
Model name: ARZ200FM
Year(s) produced: 2016–2018
Sold in: North & South America and Oceania (2018) / USA
Made in: China
Finish(es): Aged Whiskey Burst (AWB) 2016–2017 / Cherry Sunburst (CRS) / Tri Fade Burst (TFB) 2016–2017 / Transparent Gray Burst (TGB) USA only
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ flamed maple top w/ binding
Neck joint:
Set-in w/ smooth heel
Bridge:
ART-1 fixed
Tailpiece:
Quik Change III
Knob style:
Sure Grip III (gold)
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
ARZ
Neck material:
1-piece mahogany
Scale length:
635mm/ 25"
Fingerboard material:
2016–2017: Rosewood w/ binding
2017: Treated New Zealand pine w/ binding
2018: Jatoba w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
White parallelogram
Frets:
24 / medium
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast w/ half moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Classic Elite (H) passive/ ceramic
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Classic Elite (H) passive/ ceramic
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way toggle
String gauge (factory):
.010–.046

Images

Additional finishes/ details
2016 ARZ200FM AWB
Aged Whiskey Burst
2016 ARZ200FM TFB
Tri Fade Burst
2016 ARZ200FM TGB
Transparent Gray Burst
Controls 2VT 3-way Artist
Control layout
HH 3-way toggle
Pickup switching

Sources

  1. ARZ200FM product page, Ibanez USA (website), archived from the original November 2017
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