Dating an ibanez acoustic guitar
Exceptions are the Ibanez Blazer models which were made by Dyna Gakki and the Axstar.DATING IBANEZ GUITARS BY REFERENCE OF SERIAL NUMBERS Ibanez officially uses serial numbers on their guitars from September 1975 onwards.During this period, three different companies were produced. Number PRODUCTION MONTH 0 January 0 February 0 March 0 April 0 May 0 June 0 July 0 August 0 September 0 October 0 November 0 December It is not entirely clear whether this method of numbering was also strictly enforced.That means that each month starts with the number prescribed above, or that these are estimates.
1997-October 2004 Letter 7 digits Example: F9824232 The letter F indicates that the guitar was produced by Fuji Gen Gakki in Nagano.The information about the Ibanez serial numbers has been obtained on the basis of data from among other Ibanez Ibanez Guitar Wiki.(The serial numbers used here as examples are fictional) Manufacture Japan 1975–1986 Letter (A–L) 6 digits Example: H770544 The letter represent the month of manufacture (A=January B=February.L=December) The first 2 digits represent the year (77=1977) The last 4 digits are the consecutive production number for that month.(0544) Serial number H770544 is therefore the 544th guitar built in August 1977.Most Ibanez models with this serial number format are made by Fuji Gen Gakki. It is claimed that the H is the initial of the first name of the at that time director of the company, Haruo Terada. (7=1987 to 6=1996) The last 5 digits is the production number which is increased by 5000 each month. System Specs Supported Operating Systems Mac: OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion) Pro Tools 10 only, 10.9.5 (Mavericks) - mac OS 10.14 (Mojave) Windows: Windows 7 - Windows 10 Graphics Card Requirements A graphics card with Open GL 2.0 support is required to display the visualizations in Vocal Synth 2.