The Jackson X Series Soloist SLX Electric Guitar is a dream for those who like to play at lightning fast speed with nothing to stand in their way. With gig-ready hardware, brilliant tones, and Jackson's superb build quality bringing everything together beautifully, the Soloist SLX is ready and waiting to join you on tour.
Sleek Soloist body
The Jackson X Series SLX is shaped to the ergonomically designed beauty that is the Soloist body shape. The slim body depth is pair with elegant curves that create a figure-hugging feel that removes any impediments from your arm's path. The deep double-cutaway profile allows your hands to reach the highest frets with ease, so that you can take advantage of the neck in its entirety.
The body is built using basswood, a lightweight yet resilient wood that boasts an well-rounded tonal character. From chunky lower-mid chugs to wailing high-end heat, basswood is perfect for players who want a versatile palette to play with.
Through-body neck design
The X Series Soloist features a through-body neck design, which gives the guitar an enviable sustain that allows you to hold notes for days. To guarantee longevity of the neck, graphite reinforcement is on-hand to prevent unwanted twisted or warping as you thrash around on the stage. The speed neck profile aligns to the natural resting position of the hand and fingers, so that you can sail up and down the neck in total comfort.
Paired with the neck is a rosewood fingerboard, which is home to 24 jumbo frets that are decorated with pearloid sharkfin inlays. Shaped to Jackson's customary compound radius, the fingerboard makes it easy to switch rapidly between fretting chords to performing elaborate legato, sweeping, tapping, etc. There is a reason why so many metallers love Jackson, and the neck/fingerboard partnership has a huge part to play in this.
Seymour Duncan Humbuckers
The body is home to Duncan Designed HB-103 humbucking pickups, fitted in the neck and bridge positions. The HB-103 neck pickup is an alnico powered beauty, producing lush, full-sounding tones that are perfect for laying down hearty chords. The HB-103 in the bridge is a hotter-sounding ceramic-powered beast, which likes to be played through a cranked up amp and driven hard. Whether you're deftly picking out power-ballad worthy clean notes, or throwing everything at the wall with palm-muted savagery, the HB-103s have you covered. Simple controls for Master Volume and Master Tone feature next to a 3-way pickup switch blade to tweak your sound to suit.
For all your vibrato needs, Jackson have entrusted a longtime partner with the task, the Floyd Rose locking 2-point tremolo bridge with accompanying locking nut. Whether you're diving to the depths or climbing to the heavens, Floyd Rose know a thing or two about ensuring control is responsive, and stable. The headstock is home to Jackson sealed die-cast tuning machines, and you can rest assured that no matter how hectic it gets on the stage, the X Series Soloist SLX will always be ready for action.
Manufacturer Jackson Model X Series Soloist SLX Electric Guitar Body Material Basswood Neck Material 1-Piece Maple Neck-Through-Body with Graphite Reinforcement and Scarf Joint Fingerboard Material Rosewood Pickup Configuration HH Bridge Locking Tremolo No. of Frets/Fret Profile 24/Jumbo Position Inlays Pearloid Sharkfin Nut Floyd Rose Special Locking Bridge/Tailpiece Floyd Rose Special Double-Locking 2-Point Tremolo Active/Passive Passive Tuners Jackson-Branded Sealed Die-Cast Pickups Neck: Duncan Designed HB-103N Humbucking
Bridge: Duncan Designed HB-103B Humbucking
Controls Master Volume Master Tone Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups
Position 3. Neck Pickup
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