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The RG570FM is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1991. It was produced in Japan by FujiGen.

The RG570FM features flame maple veneers on the top and back of a basswood body bolted to a one-piece maple neck with a tilt joint with a metal plate. The Wizard neck has a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include Ibanez pickups with a pair humbuckers mounted in pickup rings flanking a single-coil. For 1991 these are the V1/S1/V2 pickups; for 1992 the V7/SB2/V8 pickups are installed.

The bridge for 1991 is the original Edge double locking tremolo. The 1992 model gets the newly introduced Lo-Pro Edge tremolo. Other components include a locking nut and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RG570 is a similar model without flame maple veneers. The RG560FM is a similar model with a single-coil pickup at the neck.

The RG570FM was discontinued along with the RG570 after 1992.


Specifications for RG570FM
Model name: RG570FM
Year(s) produced: 1991–1992
Sold in: Europe / Japan / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Amber (AM) 1992 / Brown Sunburst (BS) Japan only / Cherry Sunburst (CS) / Transparent Blue (TB) / Transparent Cherry (TC) 1992 / Transparent Magenta (TM) 1991 / Transparent Red (TR) 1992
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood w/ flame maple top & back
Neck joint:
Tilt Joint
1991: Edge tremolo
1992: Lo-Pro Edge tremolo (10.8mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Tek Grip
Hardware color:
Neck type:
Neck material:
1989–1991: 1-piece maple
1992: 1-piece quartersawn maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearloid dot
24 / jumbo
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG38
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
Bridge pickup:
1991: Ibanez V2 (H)
1992: Ibanez V8 (H)
Middle pickup:
1991: Ibanez S1 (S)
1992: Ibanez SB2 blade (S)
Neck pickup:
1991: Ibanez V1 (H)
1992: Ibanez V7 (H)
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)


Additional finishes/ details
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Brown Sunburst
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Transparent Blue
Transparent Cherry
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Transparent Magenta
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Transparent Red
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Pickup switching diagram
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Control layout
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