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The TAM100 is an eight-string solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2013. It is a signature model of guitarist Tosin Abasi of the American progressive metal band Animals as Leaders.

The TAM100 features a unique 5-piece neck of wenge and bubinga and a wenge fretboard with mother of pearl block inlays, DiMarzio Ionizer8 pickups with two humbuckers (which can be coil-split) flanking a single-coil, a fixed bridge with a locking nut and Gotoh tuning machines. It is based on the RG2228. It debuted in 2013 in Japan and was available worldwide beginning in 2014.

The TAM10 is a related model produced at a lower price point.

Specifications

Specifications for TAM100
Name: TAM100
Years: 2013–2017
Areas: Worldwide (Japan only from 2017)
Made in: Japan
Price: MSRP: ¥525,000 (2013) / US$5,333.32 (2014) • SMAP: ¥500,000 (2013) / US$3,999 (2014)
Finishes: Transparent matte light blue top w/ unpainted back and sides
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood body (36mm) w/ AAA quilted maple top and quilted binding (4mm)
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
2013: FX Edge II-8
2014–2017: FX Edge III-8
Hardware color:
Gold
Pickguard:
Tortoise shell
Neck
Neck type:
TAM8
Neck material:
5-piece wenge/ bubinga w/ KTS titanium rods
Scale length:
685.8mm (27")
Fingerboard:
Wenge
Inlays:
Mother of pearl block
Frets:
24 / jumbo (Prestige edge treatment)
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
PU Config:
HSH
Neck PU:
DiMarzio Ionizer8-N
Mid PU:
DiMarzio Ionizer8-M
Bridge PU:
DiMarzio Ionizer8-B
Controls:
1 volume / 1 tone / 5-way lever / coil-split toggle
String gauge:
.010–.074
Factory tuning:
1E 2B 3G 4D 5A 6E 7B 8E

Video

Tosin Abasi discusses his Ibanez TAM100 8-string signature guitar07:21

Tosin Abasi discusses his Ibanez TAM100 8-string signature guitar

References

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