– 5pc Maple/Walnut neck
The 5pc Maple/Walnut neck provides tonal clarity and superior attack.
– Rosewood fretboard
Rosewood fretboard provides a well-balanced solid tone with a focused mid range.
– Jumbo Stainless Steel frets with Prestige fret edge treatment
Stainless steel frets boast excellent corrosion resistance. The wide and tall fret-type offers a quick response, good articulation when playing chords and clear tone when playing single notes.
The Prestige Fret Edge Treatment guarantees effortlessly fast playing.
– Alder body
The Alder body delivers a well-balanced bright tone, enriched resonance and sustain.
– DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ pickups
Based on Steve’s tonal preferences, DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ pickups are voiced for smoother highs, scooped mids and a more pronounced low-end. DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ pickups incorporate beautiful aesthetics and design elements meant to complement the cosmetic features of the guitar.
– Gotoh® machine heads
Gotoh® machine heads provide super precision, smooth feel, and minimal back lush.
– Edge tremolo
The masterpiece Edge bridge offers exceptional tuning stability, precise intonation adjustment, and playing comfort.
– High-pass filter on volume control (push/pull)
A high pass filter on the volume pot maintains highs at low volumes.
– Hardshell case included
Ibanez Hardshell case gives extreme protection for your beloved instrument.
– Petal Grip
Exclusively designed for the PIA, the new Petal Grip offers a balanced, contemporary design aesthetic. It’s also meant to symbolize unity, companionship, and interpersonal bonds.
– Magnetic Tremolo Cavity Plate
The tremolo cavity plate is held in place magnetically, allowing for quick removal and reinstallation when changing strings or adjusting the tremolo system.
– PIA Blossom inlay
The newly designed PIA Blossom inlay is gorgeous, prominent, and elegantly imparts Steve Vai’s trademark style and artistic vision.
– Scalloped Fingerboard on 21-24 Frets
For easier high note bending and tapping
– Ultralite Tremolo Arm™ included
The Ultralite Tremolo Arm™ achieved a significant reduction in weight by utilizing Carbon Graphite for the grip, resulting in less interaction with strings and more sensitive control of the tremolo arm movement.
Description EL.GUITAR W/CASE
Color Name Blue Powder
Hardware color Chrome
Country of origin JAPAN
Artist Steve Vai
Number of Strings 6
Strings D’Addario® EXL120
Active or Passive Passive
Bridge Pickup DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ (H)
Middle Pickup DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ (S)
Neck Pickup DiMarzio® UtoPIA™ (H)
Controls, Pickup selector 1 Volume, 1 Tone, 5-way lever switch
Other Swtiches High-pass filter on volume control (push/pull)
String spacing(mm) 10.8
Machine Head Gotoh® machine heads
Number of fret 24
Neck Type PIA
Neck Material 5pc Maple/Walnut
Neck Joint Bolt-on
Neck finish Satin Polyurethane
Scale (inch) 25.5
Scale (mm) 648
Neck thickness(1st fret, mm) 18
Neck thickness(12th fret, mm) 20
Nut width(inch) 1.7
Nut width(mm) 43
End width(mm) 58
Fretboard Radius (inch) 16.90
Fretboard Radius (mm) 430
Fret Type Jumbo Stainless Steel
Fret edge treatment Prestige fret edge treatment
Inlay PIA Blossom
Side Dot Inlay Luminlay side dots
Body Material(For Solid) Alder
Body finish Gloss Polyurethane
Total length(mm) 984
Body thickness(mm) 44
Body length(mm) 452
Body Width(mm) 311
String Gauges (from top to bottom) .009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Included case or bag Hardshell case included
Recommended Case IGB724-BK
Other items included Tremolo arm, Ultralite Tremolo Arm™, Multi tool, Hex wrench
Special_Feature_1 Petal Grip
Special_Feature_2 Magnetic Tremolo Cavity Plate
Special_Feature_3 PIA Blossom inlay
Special_Feature_4 Scalloped Fingerboard on 21-24 Frets
Special_Feature_5 Ultralite Tremolo Arm™ included