The Ibanez S521-BBS Electric Guitar in Blackberry Sunburst adheres to the ethos of the Ibanez S Series, which brings together form and function to create forward-thinking instruments that are built for players who want to push their playing to the absolute limit.
Sleek Contoured Body
The Ibanez S521-BBS Electric Guitar brings together form and function, and in doing so offers an excellent, forward-thinking instrument. The signature shape of the series is present and correct, with its comfortable contours and bevelled edges that give it a customary "figure-hugging" feel. The lightweight design means that wielding this gorgeous guitar on stage for hours on end need never feel taxing. The body of the Ibanez S521-BBS is built using mahogany, which delivering ample mid to low end power with buckets of warmth and carefully measured highs.
Lighting Fast Wizard III Neck Profile
Connected to the Ibanez S521-BBS Electric Guitar’s body is a 3-piece maple neck, which is shaped to the Wizard III profile. Ibanez know a thing or two about crafting incredible necks, and this thin and flat playing support is the stuff of dreams, providing the perfect platform for lightning fast performance. Whether you're looking to execute some solid down-picked chugging, elaborate sweeps, deft legato, two-handed tapping, or simple strum away, your hand will feel at home along this sophisticated neck. Paired with the neck is a smooth and responsive 24 jumbo-fret rosewood fingerboard with offset white dot position inlays.
Unlike the S520, the Ibanez S521-BBS is equipped with a fixed bridge rather than an Edge Zero II tremolo, which makes things easier with regard to tuning and intonation - especially during a gig.
Versatile Electronics Setup
Known for their exceptional tone, dynamics and versatility, the Ibanez S521-BBS Electric Guitar is equipped with a pair of Ibanez’s Infinity humbucker pickups. These are controlled by a volume control and tone control, while a five way pickup selector gives you the following pickup options: neck - series connected, neck - parallel connected, neck and bridge together, neck and bridge inner pickups, bridge.
If you’re a guitarist who is seeking an affordable model, but you don’t want to sacrifice on quality, then the Ibanez S521-BBS Electric Guitar in Blackberry Sunburst is the ideal choice. It benefits from the meticulous craftsmanship we’ve come to expect from Ibanez, and provides the perfect choice for amateurs who’re seeking to expand their arsenal, and gigging players who need a reliable second model for gigging with.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model S521-BBS Body Material Mahogany Neck Material 3-piece Maple Neck Profile Wizard III Fingerboard Material Rosewood Fret Size Jumbo Position Inlays Offset Dots Pickups Infinity(Bridge)
Pickup Config. HH Active/Passive Passive Controls Volume Knob
5-Way Pickup Selector Switch
Bridge Fixed Hardware Finish Cosmo Black Finish Blackberry Sunburst
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