For other JEM77 models, see JEM77 (disambiguation).
JEM77P Blue Floral Pattern
JEM77P is a JEM series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2015. It is a signature model of American guitarist Steve Vai. The JEM77P is produced in Indonesia as part of the Premium line.
It is a mass market version of the Japanese made
Aside the country of origin, differences from the
JEM77 are numerous, including the color and pattern, body material, neck profile, titanium reinforcement, fretboard material and frets. The JEM77P also has a different tremolo and different pickups.
The JEM77P features an American basswood body bolted to a titanium reinforce maple and walnut Wizard Premium neck with a 24-fret maple fingerboard with blue Tree of Life inlays. Components include DiMarzio pickups with a pair of Gravity Storm
humbuckers flanking an Evolution single-coil, an Edge Zero II double locking tremolo bridge and a clear pickguard.
JEM77 (Blue Floral Pattern) is a visually similar model produced in the early 1990s.
Specifications for JEM77P
Blue Floral Pattern (BFP)
Body type: Solid body
Body material: American basswood
Neck joint: AANJ
Bridge: Edge Zero II tremolo (10.8mm string spacing)
Knob style: Plastic top hat (blue)
Hardware color: Cosmo black
Neck type: Wizard Premium
Neck material: 5-piece maple/ walnut w/ KTS titanium rods
Scale length: 648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material: Maple
Fingerboard inlays: Tree of life (color-matched)
Frets: 24 / jumbo (Premium edge treatment)
Machine heads: Ibanez die-cast, 1:18 ratio
Pickup configuration: HSH
Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Gravity Storm ( H) passive/ alnico
Middle pickup: DiMarzio Evolution ( S) passive/ alnico
Neck pickup: DiMarzio Gravity Storm ( H) passive/ ceramic
Controls: Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory): .009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042 (D'Addario EXL120)
Steve Vai artist page, Ibanez Europe, archived November 2017
Steve Vai artist page, Ibanez USA, archived January 2019
Steve Vai artist page, Ibanez USA, archived May 2016
2015 USA new product book ( page 3)
JEM77P product page, Ibanez USA, archived May 2016
2017 Europe catalog ( page 12)
JEM77P product page, Ibanez Europe, archived November 2017
JEM77P product page, Ibanez Europe, archived January 2018
JEM77P product page, Ibanez USA, archived January 2019
JEM77P product page, Ibanez Europe, archived January 2020