Rosewood provides a well-balanced solid tone with a focused mid range.
Compound Radius Fretboard (228mm to 305mm)
Offering the best of both worlds, the digitized compound radius fretboard of the AZ-N is built to enhance both smooth chording and lead work in the upper register.
5 tremolo springs
Five tremolo springs allow string vibration to be more efficiently transferred to the guitar body.
Non-recessed bridge cavity
While the AZ series features a recessed bridge cavity for fluid and dynamic tremolo action, this model has non-recessed bridge cavity. The direct contact between bridge plate and the guitar body provides better resonance and helps facilitate subtle nuances in playing dynamics.
dyna-MIX 9 switching system w/Alter switch
dyna-MIX 9 offers nine sound variations, and can easily switch between humbucker and single coil modes with just the mini switch. One mode is even able to simulate a humbucker sound from the combination of the 2 single coil pickups.
Seymour Duncan® Fortuna™ S-S-H pickups
Seymour Duncan® Fortuna™ Pickups feature a moderate output and natural clean voicing which accurately reflect subtle playing nuances. From treble to bass, the overall tonal balance is evenly adjusted and works well with various effect pedals.
Gotoh® T1702B tremolo bridge
The T1702B tremolo bridge provides quick response and improved articulation. The 10.5mm string spacing allows for easy picking across strings and its snap-in construction makes it easy to load a tremolo arm. The tremolo block and saddles are made of brass, facilitating better overall resonance.
AZ Oval C S-TECH WOOD Roasted Maple neck
S-TECH special roasted treatment increases the wood's stability, durability, water resistance and tolerance of temperature changes. The neck is sealed with an oil finish which helps make it feel similar to a well-played guitar neck.
Gotoh® Magnum Lock machine heads w/H.A.P.(Height Adjustable Post)
The AZ comes with GOTOH® MAGNUM LOCK® machine heads, which have an established reputation for tuning stability. Its H. A. P® (Height Adjustable Post). system allows for the adjustment of string posts for the appropriate tension of each string.
Luminlay side dot inlays
The Luminlay side dot position marks make it easy for players to see fretboard position marks when performing on dark stages.
- Neck Type:AZ Oval CS-TECH WOOD Roasted Maple neck
- Top/Back/Body:Alder body
- Fretboard:Rosewood fretboardMother of Pearl dot inlay
- Fret:Jumbo Stainless Steel fretsPrestige fret edge treatment
- Number Of Frets:22
- Bridge:Gotoh® T1702B bridge
- String Space:10.5mm
- Neck Pickup:Seymour Duncan® Fortuna™ (S) neck pickupPassive/Alnico
- Middle Pickup:Seymour Duncan® Fortuna™ (S) middle pickupPassive/Alnico
- Bridge Pickup:Seymour Duncan® Fortuna™ (H) bridge pickupPassive/Alnico
- Factory Tuning:1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
- Strings:D'Addario® EXL110
- String Gauge:.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046
- Nut:Bone nut
- Hardware Color:Chrome