The TCM50 features a double cutaway body with a figured ash top with a tri-oval soundhole and a wooden marquetry pickguard on mahogany back and sides. The mahogany neck has a 20-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and white dot position markers. Components include a compensated plastic saddle in a rosewood bridge with ivory bridge pins, a plastic nut, and chrome Ibanez tuning machines. Electronics consist of an Ibanez AP2 magnetic pickup connected to an Ibanez AEQ200M preamp with 2-band EQ powered by a 9V battery and ¼" output jack.
For 2018 the rosewood fretboard and bridge was replaced with purpleheart. For 2019 the mahogany neck was replaced with okoume.
The TCM50E is a similar model with an on-board tuner. The TCM20064 and TCM60 are related models with a spruce top and heart soundhole design. The TCM71 is a related model with flamed maple top and back.
Specifications for TCM50
Areas: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: China
Finishes: Dark Night Ocean Open Pore (DNO) 2017–2018 / Galaxy Black Open Pore (GBO) 2019–2020 / Natural High Gloss (NT) 2012–2020 / Transparent Black Sunburst (TKS) 2018–2019 / Vintage Brown Sunburst High Gloss (VBS) 2003–2020 / Vintage Sunburst (VS) 2002
Body type: Acoustic
Body shape: Talman double cutaway
Dimensions: Length: 460mm/ 18⅛" Width: 368mm/ 14½" Depth: 89mm/ 3½" (76mm at neck, 90mm at body end)