The Ibanez S520 Electric Guitar is one of the latest guitars to make up the venerable S Series, which are highly regarded for their effortlessly grace and slender profile. Packing a pair of prized Ibanez Infinity pickups, and built to the same robust standard we expect from the guitar building giant, the S520 is a force to be reckoned with.
Slender S Series Body
The S520 is shaped to the razor-thin S Series body shape, perfect for those who want a model that gets out of your way and lets you play with total freedom. Constructed from mahogany, the body of the Ibanez S520 offers a responsive output with a warm and balanced tone. Finished in a cool weathered black paintjob, this model means business.
Wizard III Neck Profile
Joined to this is a 3-piece maple neck, a wood that adds sizzling highs and firm lows to the Ibanez S520 guitar’s tonal palette. The neck is shaped to the lightning fast Wizard III profile, which gives you a thin and flat playing surface to perform some intricate gymnastics along, and fully deserves its reputation for enabling smooth playability.
Responsive Jatoba Fingerboard
Paired with the neck is a 24 jumbo-fret jatoba fingerboard, which is adorned with offset white dot position inlays. Thanks to the deep double-cutaway body profile, each and every fret is within easy reach.
Giving voice to the Ibanez S520 Electric Guitar is a pair of Quantum humbucker pickups. Noted for their exceptional tone, dynamics and versatility, this pairing is controlled by volume and tone control knobs, while selection comes courtesy of a five-way switch. This gives you the following pickup selection options: neck - series connected, neck - parallel connected, neck and bridge together, neck and bridge inner pickups, bridge.
The S520 is fitted with the excellent Ibanez Edge Zero locking tremolo system, which allows you to perform elaborate dives and wails with ease and precision. As you’d expect from a company at the top of their game, with many years’ experience in catering to pros such as Steve Vai and Joe Satriani, the Edge Zero system is the stuff of dreams.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model S520-WK Electric Guitar Body Material Mahogany Neck Material 3-piece Maple Neck Profile Wizard III Fingerboard Material Jatoba Fret Size Jumbo Position Inlays Offset Dots Pickups Quantum(Bridge)
Pickup Config. HH Active/Passive Passive Controls Volume Knob
5-Way Pickup Selector Switch
Bridge Edge Zero II Hardware Finish Cosmo Black
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