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The RG2011SC is an RG series solid body electric guitar model offered by Ibanez in 2011. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the upscale Prestige line.

The RG2011SC was a Limited Edition Showcase model, which was produced in limited quantities. It was revealed at the 2011 Winter NAMM show, along with the DN2011SC.

Ibanez's stated vision for the RG2011SC was a an "Extreme Shredding Machine". To this end the RG2011SC is equipped with a extended 30 fret fingerboard accompanied by an extra-deep lower cutaway for access. The neck pickup has been eliminated since this design extends the fretboard into the space which would normally occupy. To make up for that loss a "Neck Pickup Simulator" preamp circuit was developed. This circuit, which is powered by an on-board 9V battery, uses signal from the bridge pickup to simulate the sound of the deleted neck pickup. In this way the typical 5-way lever functionality is retained.

The RG2011SC features an alder body with black finish and white pearloid binding bolted to a maple and walnut neck in a special extended All-Access neck joint with uses five screws rather than the typical four. The 30-fret rosewood fingerboard has pearloid dot position markers. Components include DiMarzio pickups mounted in a white pearloid pickguard with a Tone Zone humbucker at the bridge and a True Velvet single-coil in the middle position, an Edge Zero double locking tremolo bridge with a removable ZPS3 tuning stabilizer, a tilt output jack and Gotoh tuning machines.

Specifications

Specifications for RG2011SC
Model name: RG2011SC
Year(s) produced: 2011
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Black (BK)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Alder w/ white pearloid binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge Zero tremolo w/ ZPS3 stabilizer
Pickguard:
3-ply: White pearloid/ black/ white
Knob style:
Plastic top hat (white)
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
RG2011SC Prestige
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl dot
Frets:
30 / jumbo
Nut:
Barless Top-Lok
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HS
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Tone Zone (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio True Velvet (S)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever

Images

Additional images/ details
RG2011SC Back
Rear
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Alternate image
2011 RG2011SC lower cutaway
Lower cutaway
2011 RG2011SC lower cutaway 2
Lower cutaway
2011 RG2011SC extended fretboard
Extended fretboard
2011 RG2011SC extended fretboard 2
Extended fretboard
2011 RG2011SC neck joint
Neck joint
2011 RG2011SC battery
Battery box
2011 RG2011SC tilt jack
Tilt jack
Controls VT5
Control layout
HS neck pickup simulator
Pickup switching

Videos

RG2011SC-BK Francesco Artusato (All Shall Perish)

RG2011SC-BK Francesco Artusato (All Shall Perish)

Sources

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