Ibanez AGBV205A Artcore Vintage 5-String Bass Guitar, Tobacco Burst

649.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 67736

  • Semi Hollow Body for an Array of Tonal Qualities
  • 5 Strings Sit Comfortably on the Fingerboard
  • Classic Elite Passive Pickups Allow High Quality Sound Transfer
  • Short Scale Neck for Easy Playability
  • Rosewood Fingerboard for Mellow, Complex Tones

Ibanez AGBV205A Artcore Vintage 5-String Bass Guitar, Tobacco Burst

The Ibanez AGBV205A brings together all the easy playing qualities of an Ibanez 5 string bass with added warmth and tonal density from its semi hollowbody shape. The short scale neck makes it easy to pick up and play, whilst the 21.5mm thickness at the first fret allows an easy reach. The AGBV205's two pickups transfer a large sound with a wealth of overtones, and the Maple top, back and sides are sure to deliver an outstanding sound at a great price.

Product Ref: 67736

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The Maple construction of the body makes the AGBV205A a bass full of bright, clear sound with an array of tones. The semi-hollow body allows for a large range of styles to be accessed, without feedback or excessive overtones potentially harming your overall sound. The subtle Tobacco Burst finish not only looks great, but allows the wood to vibrate and resonate freely. There’s a pair of Classic Elite pickups designed to work together seamlessly, bringing out the best of the notes you play and the overtones the wood produces.

Short scale necks are a practical design for all bass players, regardless of the person’s size. It predominantly boosts the low end, which is ideal for bass guitars. The AGBV205 still has 22 frets, with the cut reaching the 19th for easy accessibility to the high end. The Rosewood fingerboard is both comfortable and mellow sounding. Despite having 5 strings, Ibanez have kept a slim profile without cramping the strings or making it difficult to play.

About Ibanez

Over the past 30 years, Ibanez Guitars have always been at the forefront of developing the right tools for Electric Guitar players pushing the boundaries of music. For decades, Ibanez designers and luthiers have been the embodiment of this ideology, pushing their skills to the edge of imagination, consistently creating some of the most versatile and unique instruments ever. Although Ibanez guitars have been made since 1908, it wasn't until the late 1980’s that they began to form an identity for themselves when artists such as Steve Vai and Frank Zappa began using their instruments. Now with a huge artist clientele across the globe Ibanez are a leading manufacturer of electric guitars and basses and a first choice for many dedicated musicians.


Body & Bridge

  • Body: Maple
  • Bridge: Artcore Custom 5
  • Scale Length: 30.3” (Short Scale)
  • Construction:
  • Number of Strings: 4
  • Finish: Tobacco Burst, Low Gloss

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: 3 Piece Maple/ Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Fingerboard Radius: 400 mm (15.7’’)
  • Width at Nut: 45 mm
  • Width at 22nd Fret: 66 mm
  • Thickness at 1st Fret: 21.5 mm
  • Thickness at 12th Fret: 24.5 mm

Hardware & Electronics

  • Neck Pickup: Classic Elite Passive Pickup
  • Bridge Pickup: Classic Elite Passive Pickup
  • Controls: Volume, Tone, Selector Switch
  • Hardware: Gold