Founded in 1957, Ibanez is one of the first Japanese musical instrument company to establish its market in the United States and Europe. Fast forward to the present, Ibanez has made its way through generations of guitarist to creates its own fan following. The TCY12E-OPN Talman Electro Acoustic Guitar has created a benchmark in delivering superior acoustics and improved playability. It features a mahogany body that is known for its distinct warm tone. The rosewood fretboard filters high-frequency overtones to improve clarity and sustain. This guitar includes an Ibanez under saddle pickup that amplifies the tone to make it more audible. The Ibanez AEQ-2T preamp can be used to change the sound settings of the guitar.