Ibanez Talman TM302: A Beginner’s Best  Friend

The TM302 is a member of the Talman family of electric guitars produced by Ibanez. Critics have praised the TM302 for its simplicity because learning and getting around with it is straightforward.

In other words, it is a good fit for any beginner.


Why is it special?

The Ibanez Talman TM302 is a perfect starter’s guitar. It can begin the journey into the world of beautiful notes for any individual.

Many upgrades on this guitar have made it lighter, reduced string action, and produced good musical notes with ease. Let’s see what it is made up off.


Snow-white body

The chambered solid body of Ibanez Talman TM302 is Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene.

This body material increases TM302 ability to resist chemicals and solvent cracking. Also, it gives it rigidity and perfect adhesion properties. 

The attractive snow-white body seems to call on the audience, creating an atmosphere of warmth. The double-cutaway alder body, two passive custom vintage single-coil pickups, and a standard 3-way switch will get you all you need.

Moreso, the birch neck is comfortable, classic,  and gives no hassle during play. It is a nice 3-way pickup configuration,


Check out the fingerboard.

The fingerboard of Ibanez Talman TM302 is attractive and made from Brownwood. It contains 17 frets.

In addition, the dark, cool neck that houses the frets is made from birch and complements the pristinely white color of the body. This combination instills confidence and charisma in any player.


The hardware

 Ibanez Talman TM302 consists of the Custom Vintage Single (Single-coil, passive/alnico) in the neck and bridge pickup areas. The hardware colour is Nickel.

Players can, therefore, coil tap both pickups to suit their wants and cravings.


Here’s what we think about Ibanez Talman TM302+ 

The Ibanez TM302 because it is a great candidate for those who want to start playing the electric guitar. It is a lightweight guitar and has the right weight.

Also, playing using a strap is quite nice, actually, and the medium fret size makes it easy to fiddle around with string bending and more complex chords.

Sound-wise it’s more than we hoped for. Check out the demos here.


TM302 technical specifications

Manufacturer Ibanez
Series Talman
Made In China
GTIN 14 04515276835868, 04515276835875
Manufacturer Part Number 117275123, 250172, 80026858, MS-GIT0037825-000V000068355, TM 302 IV TALMAN, TM302, TM302-IV, TM302IV, TM302-TFB, TM302BM-MST
Colour Black
Left/Right Handed Left Handed, Right Handed
Body Type Chambered
Body Shape Family Other
Top Material Family Ash
Body Material Family Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
Fretboard Material Family Brownwood
Neck Material Family Birch
String Number 6
Number of Frets 17
Pickup Configuration H
Pickup Brand Aguilar
Pickup Active/Passive Active, Passive
Tremolo Yes, No
Tremolo Brand Aria
Left-Friendly? Yes, No

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