The 540RS features a basswood body bolted to a 24" short scale maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with small pearl dot position markers. Components DiMarzio-made IBZ/USA pickups with an F1 humbucker at the bridge and a pair of C1 noiseless, stacked single-coils in the neck and middle positions, a Lo-Pro Edge double locking tremolo bridge and Gotoh tuning machines.
The 540R is a similar model with a standard 25½" scale length.
The 540RS was discontinued after 1992.
Specifications for 540RS
Model name: 540RS
Year(s) produced: 1991–1992
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Bright Blue Burst (BB) / Black (BK) / Bright Red Burst (BR) 1992 / Crystal Pearl (CP)