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IC500 BK
IC500 in Black (more images) Red copyright sprite

The IC500 is an Iceman series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2013 as part of the X series. The IC500B was released concurrently and is exactly the same guitar except for its white finish and black binding. The pair were sold in Japan along with a gig bag as the IC500GB and IC500BGB.

The IC500 & IC500B feature a mahogany body with a bound top and a mahogany and maple set-in neck with a 24-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with block inlays. Components include a fixed bridge and dual DiMarzio humbucking pickups.

A seven-string model, the IC507, was also introduced in 2013.

The IC500B was discontinued after 2013 while the IC500 continued for one more year. The IC520 essentially replaced them.

Specifications

Specifications for IC500
Model name: IC500 /IC500B / IC500GB / IC500BGB
Year(s) produced: IC500: 2013–2014
IC500B: 2013
Sold in: USA / Japan
Made in: China
Finish(es): IC500: BK (Black)
IC500B: WH (White)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany with binding
Neck joint:
Set-in with smooth heel
Bridge:
Gibraltar Standard fixed
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Iceman
Neck material:
3-piece mahogany/ maple
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood with binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl block
Frets:
24 / medium
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio D Activator
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio D Activator
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way toggle
String gauge (factory):
.010–.046

Images

IC500B WH
IC500B in White Red copyright sprite

Sources

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