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For the earlier model with the same name, see RG470DX (1996).
For other RG470 models, see RG470 (disambiguation).
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The RG470DX is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2019. It is produced in Indonesia.

The RG470DX features a meranti body bolted to a maple Wizard III neck with a 24-fret jatoba fingerboard with sharktooth position markers. Components include a standard double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut and Ibanez Quantum pickups with dual humbuckers mounted in pickup rings flanking a single-coil.

The RG470AHM is a similar model with an ash body, cosmo black hardware and dot fretboard inlays. The RG470MB is a similar model with a maple fretboard and dot fretboard inlays. The RG470MSP is a similar model with cosmo black hardware and dot fretboard inlays.

The RG470DX is offered only in the US market.

Specifications

Specifications for RG470DX
Model name: RG470DX
Year(s) produced: 2019–2021
Sold in: USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Black Planet Matte (BPM)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Meranti
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Standard DL tremolo (10.5mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard III
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Jatoba w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
White sharktooth
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Locking barless
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Quantum bridge (H) passive/ ceramic
Middle pickup:
Ibanez Quantum Single (S) passive/ alnico
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Quantum neck (H) passive/ ceramic
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" mono (side mounted w/ oval plate)
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042 (D'Addario EXL120)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
HSH 5-way both-splits.png
Pickup switching
Controls VT5.png
Controls layout
2021 RG470DX BPM 1P 02 back.jpg
Rear of body

Sources

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