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The AS153L is a left-handed Artstar series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2015. It is made in China.

The AS153L features a semi-hollow, double cutaway body design with a flamed maple top with ƒ holes and cream multi-binding on flamed maple back and sides mated to a set-in mahogany and maple neck with a 22-fret ebony fingerboard with cream binding and acrylic and abalone split block position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickups with gold covers and individual volume and tone controls and a Tri-sound switch for the neck, a Tune-o-matic style bridge and tailpiece, a bone nut, a pickguard painted to match the top, Sure Grip III knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.

The AS153 is a right-handed version.

Specifications

Specifications for AS153L
Year(s) produced: 2015–2018
Sold in: Europe / USA
Made in: China
Finish(es): Antique Yellow Sunburst (AYS)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 489mm / 19¼"
  Width: 400mm / 15¾"
  Depth: 67mm / 2⅝"
Top:

  Material: Flamed maple
  Binding: 3-ply cream

Back/sides:

  Material: Flamed maple

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
ART-1
Tailpiece:
Quik Change III
Pickguard:
Flame maple (matching body)
Knob style:
Sure Grip III
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
AS Artstar
Neck material:
3-piece mahogany/ maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony w/ 3-ply cream binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Acrylic and abalone split block
Frets:
22 / medium (Artstar edge treatment)
Nut:
Bone (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast 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 / Tri-sound switch for neck pickup
Output jack:
Mono (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.030/.042/.052

Images

Additional details
HH-3-way single-tri-sound
Pickup switching diagram
Controls JSM10
Control layout

Sources

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