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The RG5328 is an eight string RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2019. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the upscale Prestige line.

The RG5328 features an ash body with white binding bolted to a maple and wenge 27-inch scale Wizard-8 neck with a 24-fret Macassar ebony fingerboard with white binding, mother of pearl dot position markers and luminescent side dots. Components include a pair of DiMarzio Fusion Edge 8 humbucking pickups, a Gibraltar Standard II-8 fixed bridge, a Graph Tech TUSQ nut and Gotoh locking tuning machines.


Specifications for RG5328
Model name: RG5328
Year(s) produced: 2019–2022
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / Japan 2020 / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Lightning Through a Dark (LDK)
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Ash w/ white binding
Neck joint:
Gibraltar Standard II-8 fixed
Knob style:
Gotoh VK1-19 knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck type:
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ wenge
Scale length:
686mm/ 27"
Fingerboard material:
Macassar ebony w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Mother of pearl dot
Luminlay side dots
24 / jumbo stainless steel (Prestige edge treatment)
Graph Tech Black TUSQ XL (55mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 MG-T locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Fusion Edge 8 bridge (H) passive/ ceramic
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Fusion Edge 8 neck (H) passive/ ceramic
Master volume / master tone / 3-way lever pickup selector / coil-split toggle
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
(D'Addario EXL120-8)
Factory tuning:
1D# 2A# 3F# 4C# 5G# 6D# 7A# 8F


Additional details
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Pickup switching diagram
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Control layout
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Rear of body