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For the more recent model with the same name, see RG550DX.
Rg550DX
RG550DX in Lazer Blue Red copyright sprite

The RG550DX is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1992. It was produced in Japan by FujiGen.

The RG550DX features a basswood body bolted to a maple Wizard neck with a 24-fret maple fingerboard with dot inlays which match the finish color. Components included Ibanez pickups mounted in a color-matched mirrored pickguard with V7/V8 humbuckers flanking an S1 single-coil, a Lo-Pro Edge double locking tremolo bridge, and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RG550DX was discontinued after 1993 when it was essentially replaced by the RG550LTD.  

Specifications

Specifications for RG550DX (1992–1993)
Year(s) produced: 1992–1993
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Lazer Blue (LB) / Purple Neon (PN)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
Tilt Joint
Bridge:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo
Pickguard:
Colored mirror
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Black dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG38
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez V8 (H)
Middle pickup:
Ibanez S1 (S)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez V7 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever

Images

Other available finishes/ details
Purple Neon
HSH 5-way both-splits
Pickup switching diagram
Controls VT5
Control layout
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