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For other models with the same name, see AS83 (disambiguation).
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The AS83 is an Artcore Expressionist series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2015. It was made in China.

The AS83 features a full-sized, double-cutaway, semi-hollow body design with a laminated flamed sycamore top with ƒ holes and ivory multi-binding on flamed sycamore back and sides mated to a set-in mahogany neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with ivory binding and acrylic dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickups with chrome covers and individual volume and tone controls, black plastic pickup rings, a Tune-o-matic style bridge with a Quik Change tailpiece, an ivory plastic nut, a black bakelite pickguard, Sure Grip III knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.

This AS83 was discontinued after 2015.

Specifications

Specifications for AS83 (2015)
Model name: AS83 (2015)
Year(s) produced: 2015
Sold in: Japan
Made in: China
Finish(es): Dark Violin Sunburst (DVS)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 489mm / 19¼"
  Width: 400mm / 15¾"
  Depth: 67mm / 2⅝"
Top:

  Material: Flamed sycamore (laminated)
  Binding: Ivory multi-ply

Back/sides:

  Material: Flamed sycamore (laminated)

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
ART-1 (10.5mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
Quik Change III
Pickguard:
Black bakelite
Knob style:
Sure Grip III (black)
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Expressionist AS
Neck material:
1-piece mahogany
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ ivory binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Acrylic dot
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:
Two volumes / two tones / 3-way toggle pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" mono (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.030/.042/.052 (D'Addario EXL140 roundwound)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
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Pickup switching
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Control layout

Sources

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