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The JSM20 is a hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2018. It is a signature model for American jazz-rock guitarist John Scofield. It was initially made in China, but production moved to Indonesia in mid-2018.

The JSM20 features a thin, double cutaway, semi-hollow body design with a maple top with ƒ holes and multi-layer binding and maple back and sides mated to a set-in sapele neck with a 22-fret ebony fingerboard with binding and aged white acrylic and abalone split block position markers. Components include dual Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickups with gold covers and individual volume and tone controls and a tri-sound switch for the neck pickup, a Tune-o-matic style bridge with Quik Change III tailpiece, a bone nut and a black pickguard.

For 2019 the mahogany and maple neck was changed to nyatoh and maple; additionally, the body species was changed from maple to linden. For 2020 the bridge was changed to the new Gibraltar Artist.

The JSM10 is a similar model with a flamed maple construction and a burst finish.

Specifications

Specifications for JSM20
Year(s) produced: 2018–2020
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: China (2018) / Indonesia (2018–2020)
Finish(es): Black Low Gloss (BKL)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 489mm / 19¼"
  Width: 400mm / 15¾"
  Depth: 67mm / 2⅝"
Top:

  Material: 2018: Maple
                2019–2020: Linden
  Binding: Multi-layer cream/black

Back/sides:

  Material: 2018: Maple
                2019–2020: Linden

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
2018–2019: ART-1 fixed
2020: Gibraltar Artist
Tailpiece:
Quik Change III
Pickguard:
3-layer black/white/black
Knob style:
Speed
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
JSM Artstar
Neck material:
2018: 3-piece mahogany/ maple
2019–2020: 3-piece nyatoh/ maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Aged white acrylic and abalone split block
Frets:
22 / medium (Artstar edge treatment)
Nut:
Bone (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) passive/alnico
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) passive/alnico
Controls:
2 volume / 2 tone / 3-way toggle / Tri-sound switch for neck pickup
Output jack:
Front mounted
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.030/.042/.052
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
HH-3-way single-tri-sound
Pickup switching
Controls JSM10
Control layout

Sources

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