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Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar Natural

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The AEG12II-NT's slender, single-cutaway body delivers powerful and balanced acoustic sound, unplugged or through an amp or PA system. This guitar combines easy playability, a classic natural finish a... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The AEG12II-NT's slender, single-cutaway body delivers powerful and balanced acoustic sound, unplugged or through an amp or PA system. This guitar combines easy playability, a classic natural finish and an all-mahogany body to create a quality, workhorse acoustic guitar that will rise to any occasion. High-quality Fishman Sonicore pickups and Ibanez preamps with onboard tuners provide the sparkling tones that will sound great in any venue. Other appointments include a special fretboard inlay, chrome die-cast tuners, and Ibanez Advantage Bridge pins.

FEATURES

Body
  • Body type: AEG
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Top wood: Mahogany
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: X
  • Body finish: Natural High Gloss
Neck
  • Neck shape: C
  • Nut width: 43mm
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Fishman Sonicore Pickup / AEQ-SP1 Preamp with onboard tuner
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Mahogany
  • Tuning machines: Chrome Die-Cast
  • Bridge: Rosewood
  • Saddle & nut: Plastic
  • Number of strings: 6
Special features
  • Abalone Rosette
  • Ibanez Advantage Bridge Pins
  • Balanced XLR & ΒΌ Outputs
  • D'Addario EXP Strings
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: N/A
  • Country of origin: China
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IbanezAEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

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  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (14)
  • Fun to play (12)
  • Good audio (11)
  • Consistent (9)
  • Stays in tune (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (15)
  • Jamming (10)
  • Recording (8)
  • Small venues (8)
  • School bands (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A little beauty

I have been performing in a wide variety of venues for almost fifty years from street corners to concert halls and have owned (and still do own) quite an arsenal of instruments, One...Read complete review

I have been performing in a wide variety of venues for almost fifty years from street corners to concert halls and have owned (and still do own) quite an arsenal of instruments, One thing I've learned, as a player, is that it is not the name on the headstock or the price that really matters but the quality of the sound you are making. This little box fills a niche for me that helps to create some great sound for my audiences. I have a maple body and top acoustic/electric, a spruce top/mahogany body A/E and now this all mahogany A/E. The maple gives me brightness, the spruce a mid-rangy balance and my new little beauty has an intimate warmth that can fill a hall! I found something I'd been missing. Not to mention the startlingly low price! I played many instruments at the Sioux Falls store and this was the one that pushed all the buttons and rang all the bells.
I run my instruments through either a Fishman Artist or an ancient Peavy Ecoustic 112 and then through the PA. The AEG 12 II NMH really blossoms when plugged in. The sound is warm and balanced when unplugged but not loud. This is to be expected as it is a thin body.
Another thing I'd like to mention is the light weight and fast action. After playing as much as four/five one-hour sets my shoulder does not feel as if I've been toting 100# bags of sand.
As I said before "it ain't the name on the headstock or the price---it's the sound that matters." If you are a true working musician though you probably already know this.
YES I would recommend this to a working musician or dedicated beginner.
Get one.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Dirt or something black on strings and frets after purchase

This is my first guitar bought from guitar center online. After playing it for a few hours after receiving it I noticed my fingers were turning black from dirt or something on the strings....Read complete review

This is my first guitar bought from guitar center online. After playing it for a few hours after receiving it I noticed my fingers were turning black from dirt or something on the strings. It played all right but rattled a little like the string was hitting a fret. it wasnt to bad and i think its an easy fix so i kept it. Looking down the neck it appeared straight but definitely had dirt or pencil lead or something on the string and frets that caused my finger to turn black after playing it. I liked the built-in guitar tuner, I thought that was really cool to have on a guitar. The finish is nice and matches the wood in my room.

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(20 of 20 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Casual player

By Mark

from Salt Lake City, UT

Site Member

Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

I am really pleased with this guitar. I would have thought I would have to had spend hundreds of dollars more to get the clean crisp sound that this guitar delivers. I have had it for a month now and it gets played daily. The built in tuner is great, and a great feature. This is a great guitar.

(10 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A little beauty

By Tequila Bob

from Just off of the Rosebud Rez

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Balanced Tone
  • Good Feel
  • Rich Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Venues
    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording

    Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    I have been performing in a wide variety of venues for almost fifty years from street corners to concert halls and have owned (and still do own) quite an arsenal of instruments, One thing I've learned, as a player, is that it is not the name on the headstock or the price that really matters but the quality of the sound you are making. This little box fills a niche for me that helps to create some great sound for my audiences. I have a maple body and top acoustic/electric, a spruce top/mahogany body A/E and now this all mahogany A/E. The maple gives me brightness, the spruce a mid-rangy balance and my new little beauty has an intimate warmth that can fill a hall! I found something I'd been missing. Not to mention the startlingly low price! I played many instruments at the Sioux Falls store and this was the one that pushed all the buttons and rang all the bells.
    I run my instruments through either a Fishman Artist or an ancient Peavy Ecoustic 112 and then through the PA. The AEG 12 II NMH really blossoms when plugged in. The sound is warm and balanced when unplugged but not loud. This is to be expected as it is a thin body.
    Another thing I'd like to mention is the light weight and fast action. After playing as much as four/five one-hour sets my shoulder does not feel as if I've been toting 100# bags of sand.
    As I said before "it ain't the name on the headstock or the price---it's the sound that matters." If you are a true working musician though you probably already know this.
    YES I would recommend this to a working musician or dedicated beginner.
    Get one.

    (8 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    I might buy it again, maybe

    By Captn F**kup

    from Boulder, CO

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Feel
    • Rich Sound
    • Stays In Tune

    Cons

    • Requires Constant Tuning

    Best Uses

    • Practicing

    Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    Ok the stock strings that come with it are (fill in the blank) they would not stay tuned and were very rough and lumpy, I changed them out with Martin bronze with much improvement. I still have not got it set up yet it needs a little work on the nut but it is very playable. The fret work has some very sharp edges, and needs be very carefully taken care of. Tone quality is excellent, very rich and pleasing.
    Would like readers to keep in mind that the cons can be taken care of, and for the price it is an excellent buy.

    (8 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love this guitar'

    By Susan

    from undisclosed

    About Me Novice

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Rich Sound
    • Stays In Tune

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I bought this guitar about four months ago. I would buy again in a heartbeat.

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very Good Guitar, Especially For The Price!

      By Fpjordon

      from Salem OR

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Beautiful Asthetics
      • Consistent
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Beginner/Intermediate
      • Good Feel
      • Small Body
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

      • "Small" Sound

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • School Bands
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      I've been playing guitar now for several years, and I regularly play a Taylor 324ce, Which has an outstanding tone, but a hefty price tag to go along with it. I bought this Ibanez Electric Acoustic for my Niece as a birthday present, and I was absolutely blown away with what I got for the price. It looks good, feels good, sounds good. It stays in tune well, and with a good set of Elixir strings it plays like a dream. Definitely a great guitar to get someone who's adamant about learning. The only Con I could find was the smaller sound that is produced and lack of prominent bass, probably because it's a smaller body. But, it has an electric pickup inside that allows easy amplification of the sound and EQ, so it's not a problem in the long run.
      I would definitely recommend this to anyone who's looking for a guitar that is fairly inexpensive with a sound that out preforms more expensive models.

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      EXACTLY what I was looking for!

      By Drummer Dan

      from Gwinnett County, Ga.

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Beautiful Finish
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound
      • Slightly shorter scale
      • Slim Neck
      • Solid Electronics
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Songwriting

        Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        OK, where to start? First off, I've been a songwriter & strummer for 30 years. (And former Pro Drummer) My old Alvarez finally bit the dust and instead of just replacing it, I decided to go the Electric route. I went through a Tele a Strat an Ibanez RG (whatever) and a beautiful Schecter Hellraiser C1. All within a couple of months. None of them "did it" for me and it finally hit me. I'M a Strummer and Songwriter. I don't NEED a rippin' Electric! So, the search was on for a great, affordable Acoustic/Electric. I read countless reviews and compared every feature of every thin body Acoustic out there. (My Alvarez was a thin body) Then I found this AEG 1211-NT and fell in love with it! It's thin neck and slightly shorter scale were exactly what I was looking for. (I have short fingers) And the thin body makes it very comfortable to play for longer period of time. It's also very light. As far as the sound. Nope, it's not a full body so it's not as full of a sound. No problem for me. As far as the action. Nope, it's not a $4000.00 Martin but right off the rack, it wasn't bad at all and I do plan on having it lowered and new Strings put on and I know I'll be a happy camper! So, bottom line. If you're looking for a great looking, affordable, great sounding (With great electronics!) Acoustic/Electric, well here ya go. You found one! Lastly, Jeffrey White at the Gwinnett, Ga. Guitar Center was awesome too! Very helpful and patient. He gave me a great deal on trading in my Hellraiser and he's my go to guy next time I need a new ax!

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great sound

        By Luis

        from QC, Manila

        About Me Novice

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Rich Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing

          Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

          Really good sound and got it at a great deal.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Beautifully crafted and plays great!

          By shane

          from Knoxville

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Rich Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Rock Concerts
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            I very played electric exclusively so when I shopped for an A/E, playability was at the top of my checklist.I played about a dozen others but bought the AEG1211. The finish looks a thousand times better in person. Very lightweight and sounds really nice UNplugged. Above all, the neck feels like an electric and I could actually play lead on this one! The action is low but I had to have the saddle piece worked over to really get it right for me. I'm keeping this one!

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great guitar at a great value

            By Big Ski

            from Youngstown, Ohio

            About Me Experienced

            See all my reviews

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Great tone
            • Rich Sound
            • Stays In Tune

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing
              • Recording
              • Small Venues

              Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

              I just picked this guitar up at my local GC. Traded an electric guitar in on it, because as I've gotten older I realize that I'll never be a professional musician and an electric doesn't fit my playing style anymore. This guitar is very dark and mellow sounding due to the mahogany top, which I personally love. It's got great tone for a thin bodied guitar, and the neck is super easy to maneuver. It stays in tune, and the onboard tuner works great for spot checking. All in all, a great guitar for a super value.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Overall Great Guitar

              By John

              from Ringwood, NJ

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Rich Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Jamming
                • Practicing
                • Recording
                • Small Venues

                Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                I'm primarily an electric player, got this guitar for an acoustic duo project. Very easy to play and sounds terrific both unplugged and through an amp. Set up was spot on and required no adjustments. Aesthetically, the photos don't do it justice, it's just a beautiful guitar.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great service, beautiful guitar

                By g8tormom

                from Gainesville, FL

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Feel

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                  I bought this for my son who is turning 18 in a few months. He is a beginner on the guitar but absolutely loves it! It is much nicer than the pictures showed. After it came we took it to the store and they tuned it at no charge. We got great service matched with quality and are very happy with our decision.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great for the money.

                  By Jeff

                  from undisclosed

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                  I play for fun. It was packaged and shipped well. Box had every little makes and dents. Guitar looks great not a mark on it. Played well right out of the box just needed a little tuning. Tuner is spot one, and it sound very good for a guitar in this price range.

                   
                  4.0

                  What a great guitar at a great price!

                  By Michael

                  from Nashville, TN

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Ease of play due to slightly smaller scale
                  • Fun To Play
                  • Good Feel

                  Cons

                  • Smaller sound

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing
                  • Recording
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                  I have played guitar for 30 years. Fancy name brands are nice but come at a significant cost. I go for ease of play and sound. The Ibanez AEG 12ll is great! It has a slightly smaller scale which allow for ease of play on those weird, stretched out chords. This also allows for it to be played like an electric. Others have claimed that you have to tune it a lot to which I reply--of course. It's a guitar. You play it hard enough and it will get out of tune. It's not bad though and the on board tuner is great. Because of the smaller body, there is a smaller sound. It's plenty loud for in house practicing and you would need an amp anyway if you are leaving the house. I purchased Guitar Center's Acoustic amp and it sounds great together. I love the mahogany also! You will be happy with this guitar. Most guitars in this price range are average at best. This is therefore a diamond in the rough.

                   
                  5.0

                  AMAZING GUITAR!

                  By Hunter

                  from Connecticut

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Fun To Play
                  • Good Feel
                  • Rich Sound
                  • Stays In Tune

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing
                    • Recording
                    • Rock Concerts
                    • School Bands
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                    I went into Guitar Center looking for a new acoustic-electric to upgrade from my old Fender FA-135CE. This guitar is awesome!!!! Not only is it beautiful, but it has an amazing tone, and great action. I highly recommend for any player.

                     
                    5.0

                    Perfect Guitar for Anyone!

                    By Karen

                    from undisclosed

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                    This guitar has a thinner body and is built perfect for someone with a shorter build and shorter arms! It has a strong robust sound but is easy to play and transport. It also has nice built in electronics so you can plug into a sound system, and I love the automatic tuning that comes with it. I can highly recommend this guitar to anyone, but especially those who may be vertically challenged and have trouble playing full size guitars!

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Dirt or something black on strings and frets after purchase

                    By Aaron

                    from undisclosed

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                    This is my first guitar bought from guitar center online. After playing it for a few hours after receiving it I noticed my fingers were turning black from dirt or something on the strings. It played all right but rattled a little like the string was hitting a fret. it wasnt to bad and i think its an easy fix so i kept it. Looking down the neck it appeared straight but definitely had dirt or pencil lead or something on the string and frets that caused my finger to turn black after playing it. I liked the built-in guitar tuner, I thought that was really cool to have on a guitar. The finish is nice and matches the wood in my room.

                     
                    5.0

                    In would definitely recommend this product.

                    By Esther

                    from undisclosed

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                    I am only a beginner player however I find this guitar is very easy to play and a wonderful fit for a girl as it is thinner than a normal acoustic and has a nice size neck. It has a mellow tone that is pleasing to the ear and very suitable for jazz if one is so inclined. So far I have found no cons.

                     
                    5.0

                    Highly recommended

                    By Ignacio

                    from undisclosed

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                    Nice slim body, beautiful look, sound and feel. This is an excellent guitar for the price. You could look around for other guitars in the same price range and you'll have trouble finding one as good.

                     
                    4.0

                    Great guitar for the price!

                    By Moxie

                    from Cleveland

                    About Me Novice

                    Pros

                    • Built-In Tuner
                    • Consistent
                    • Fun To Play
                    • Good Feel
                    • Rich Sound
                    • Stays In Tune

                    Cons

                    • Fret buzz/action

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing
                    • Recording
                    • School Bands
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                    I got this guitar two months and instantly fell in love with it. I have one other acoustic-electric, it is a Martin 3/4 size. Personally, I ejnoy playing this guitar more, but the fret buzz & action is really a big problem with this guitar. It's mainly on the 5th & 6th strings. I just haven't had much time to go and get it intoned.

                     
                    5.0

                    My First Guitar!

                    By Krish the player

                    from Oxnard,Ca

                    About Me Child

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Fun To Play
                    • Good Feel
                    • Rich Sound
                    • Stays In Tune

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Practicing
                      • Rock Concerts
                      • School Bands

                      Comments about Ibanez AEG12II-NT Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

                      This was my first guitar and I was really excited about it because when I picked it up it felt like a normal guitar. But when I started to play it the sound light and punchy which was perfect for my lead guitar. The price is something to look at but other than that phenomenal guitar!

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