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For other models with the same name, see AS53L (disambiguation).
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The AS53L is a left-handed Artcore series hollow body electric guitar model reintroduced by Ibanez for 2021. It is produced in Indonesia.

The AS53L features a double-cutaway, semi-hollow body design with an arched laminated sapele top with ƒ holes and ivory binding on sapele back and sides mated to a set-in nyatoh neck with a 22-fret walnut fingerboard with ivory binding and acrylic dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Infinity R humbucking pickups, a Tune-o-matic style Gibraltar Performer bridge with Quik Change III tailpiece, a plastic nut, speed knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.

The AS53 is a right-handed version.

Specifications

Specifications for AS53L
Model name: AS53L
Year(s) produced: 2021
Sold in: Asia & Africa / Europe / North & South America and Oceania
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Tobacco Flat (TF)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 489mm / 19¼"
  Width: 400mm / 15¾"
  Depth: 67mm / 2⅝"
Top:

  Material: Sapele (laminated)
  Binding: Ivory plastic

Back/sides:

  Material: Sapele (laminated)

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
Gibraltar Performer (10.5mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
Quik Change III
Knob style:
Speed (black)
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
AS Artcore
Neck material:
1-piece nyatoh
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Walnut w/ ivory binding
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Ivory plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Infinity R bridge (H) passive/ ceramic
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Infinity R neck (H) passive/ ceramic
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way toggle pickup selector
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
2021 AS53L TF 5B 03 sub 1.jpg
Front of body
2021 AS53L TF 5B 03 sub 2.jpg
Rear of body
HH 3-way toggle.png
Pickup switching diagram
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Controls layout

Sources

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