Ibanez AEG10II 6 String Acoustic-Electric Guitar (Discontinued)
Gearank High Notes
- Body Shape: AEG (thin)
- Top: Laminated Spruce
- Body: Laminated Mahogany
- Finish: Gloss
- Bridge: Rosewood
- Neck: Mahogany
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 400 mm
- Number of Frets: 21
- Scale Length: 24.96”
- Nut Width: 1 11/16" (43 mm)
- Electronics: Ibanez AEQ-SP1 Preamp and Fishman Sonicore Pickup
The AEG10II appeared on our recommended list for Acoustic-Electric Guitars Under $300 from August 2017 until April 2020.
The Ibanez AEG10II is a thin-bodied acoustic-electric guitar, designed with a focus on live performance as opposed to amateur recording or practice.
The AEG10II combines laminated spruce top with mahogany back and sides, and packs both in a thin profile body. Thin bodied guitars, while more resistant to feedback than their larger counterparts, don’t have the breadth of tone or the volume of a full sized acoustic guitar. The cool thing about this guitar is that, it’s one of the cheapest ways for beginning musicians to get a solid gigging instrument.
When you’re just starting out you generally play in less than ideal conditions and your soundman, if one is present at all, isn’t going to be as well versed in his/her craft as someone who works in larger venues. Because the guitar is resistant to feedback and gives you the option to sculpt your tone without having to rely on a console, it will prove to be a valuable asset.
With its thin profile body and Ibanez brand of playability, the Ibanez AEG10II is truly a fun instrument that you can take with you on stage.
This guitar is no longer available new from stores but you can find alternatives in our guide to The Best Acoustic Electric Guitars.