The DT380 features an Explorer-style basswood body mated to a set-in maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez V5 humbucking pickups, a Pro Rock'r double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut, knurled metal Tek Grip knobs and Smooth Tuner II machine heads.
The DT380 was offered with a number of arresting graphic print finishes: a black and white barbed wire, a red and black tiger stripe, a blue and yellow tiger stripe, a red and white rising sun Japanese flag image and a black with diagonal white stripes. The DT350 is a related model with an X-shaped body and solid finishes.
The DT380 was offered only in 1985.
Specifications for DT380
Year(s) produced: 1984–1985
Sold in: USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Barbed Wire (WI) / Rising Sun (RS) / Safari Blue (SB) 1984 / Safari Red (SR) / White stripes on black (??) 1984