For other RG470 models, see RG470 (disambiguation).
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The RG470MB is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2017. It is produced in Indonesia.

The RG470MB features a mahogany body bolted to a maple Wizard III neck with a 24-fret maple fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include a standard double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut, Ibanez Quantum pickups with a pair of humbuckers mounted in pickup rings flanking a single-coil, and Ibanez die-cast tuning machines.

For 2019 the mahogany body was replaced with meranti.

The RG470AHM is a similar model with an ash body and cosmo black hardware. The RG450MB is a similar model with a pickguard.

The RG470MD is available only in the US market.

Specifications

Specifications for RG470MB
Model name: RG470MB
Year(s) produced: 2017–2021
Sold in: USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Autumn Fade Metallic (AFM)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
2017–2018: Mahogany
2019–2021: 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:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Black dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Locking barless (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Quantum bridge (H) passive/ ceramic
Middle pickup:
Ibanez Quantum middle (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
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Control layout
2021 RG470MB AFM 1P 02 back.jpg
Rear of body

Video

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