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Ibanez AVNB1E Artwood Vintage Parlor Acoustic-Electric Bass Open Pore Natural

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This AVNB1E Artwood Vintage Parlor is a short-scale acoustic-electric bass guitar that utilizes a parlor body. This compact instrument is ideal for situations such as playing on the couch, outdoors, as well as more informal occasions. It's also just as worthy on stage. Since the 25 in. short scale is similar in feel to a regular guitar, the AVNB1E ...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

This AVNB1E Artwood Vintage Parlor is a short-scale acoustic-electric bass guitar that utilizes a parlor body. This compact instrument is ideal for situations such as playing on the couch, outdoors, as well as more informal occasions. It's also just as worthy on stage. Since the 25 in. short scale is similar in feel to a regular guitar, the AVNB1E has a more comfortable feel for both guitarists and electric bassists to play than a full-size acoustic bass. The shorter scale and compact parlor body also make it a more user-friendly platform for beginners.

Despite the compact body size, Ibanez's AVNB1E Parlor has an impressively powerful acoustic volume. The thin semi-gloss finish, as well as the solid Sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides, contribute greatly to the overall tone. The neck joint being located at the 12th fret means the bridge connects at the center of the lower bout, which maximizes sonic resonance. A bone nut and saddle were chosen for their ability to naturally transfer string vibration.

Ibanez's brown violin semi-gloss finish gives the AVNB1E Artwood Vintage Parlor a more vintage feel, allowing the natural texture of the wood to be felt. The satin finish of the mahogany neck helps facilitate fast and smooth position changes. The Fishman Sonicore Pickup accurately translates the complete sound to whatever amplification system you plug it into, while the Ibanez AEQ-SP2 preamp provides the extra punch of onboard EQ, and the convenience of an easy-to-read digital tuner located on the upper bout.


Features

  • Brown violin semi-gloss finish
  • Bone nut and saddle
  • 12th fret neck joint
Specifications
Body
  • Body type: Parlor
  • Cutaway: Single
  • Top wood: Solid Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Not specified
  • Body finish: Thin Semi-gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Not specified
  • Nut width: Info not available
  • Fingerboard: Not specified
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Scale length: 25 in. Not specified
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin
Electronics
  • Pickup/preamp: Yes
  • Brand: Ibanez
  • Configuration: Undersaddle piezo
  • Preamp EQ: 2-band
  • Feedback filter: Not specified
  • Tuner: No
Other
  • Headstock overlay: Not specified
  • Tuning machines: Die-cast sealed
  • Bridge: Not specified
  • Saddle and nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 4
  • Special features:
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: Warranty card, adjustment tools
  • Country of origin: China
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