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The MSM100 is an AZ series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2019. It is the second signature model produced for Italian progressive metal/ instrumental rock guitarist Marco Sfogli, replacing his previous MSM1. It was made in Japan by FujiGen.

The MSM100 features a 4mm thick AAA-grade flame maple top on an alder body bolted to an S-Tech roasted maple neck with an S-Tech roasted maple fingerboard with 24 stainless steel frets, abalone dot position markers and luminescent side dots. Components include a pair of DiMarzio humbucking pickups, a Gotoh T1802 synchronized tremolo bridge, a bone nut, and Gotoh locking tuning machines with height-adjustable posts.

The MSM100 differs from the standard AZ guitars primarily in the electronics. Rather than Seymour Duncan pickups with the dynaMix 5-way coil-split switching, it has DiMarzio pickups with a simple 3-way switch.

The MSM100 was discontinued in 2020 as Sfogli and Ibanez parted ways.

Specifications

Specifications for MSM100
Model name: MSM100
Year(s) produced: 2019–2020
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Fabula Green Burst (FGB)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Alder w/ 4mm AAA flame maple top
Neck joint:
Super All Access
Bridge:
T1802 tremolo (10.5mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Plastic top hat (black)
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
AZ Oval C
Neck material:
One-piece S-Tech roasted maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
S-Tech roasted maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo stainless steel (Prestige edge treatment)
Nut:
Bone (42mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 H.A.P. Magnum lock
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio The Tone Zone (H) passive/ alnico
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H) passive/ alnico
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way toggle pickup selector
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046 (D'Addario EXL110)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
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Pickup switching diagram
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Control layout
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Rear of body

Video

Ibanez MSM100 ( Review )


Sources

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