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The RGEW521MZW is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2019. It was made in Indonesia.

The RGEW521MZW features a zebra wood top with abalone purfling and cream binding on a nyatoh body bolted to a roasted maple Wizard III neck with a 24-fret roasted maple fingerboard with cream binding and black dot position markers. Components include a pair of DiMarzio humbucking pickups with cream bobbins, a fixed bridge, Ibanez tuners and walnut knobs.

For 2020 the bridge was changed to the F106.

The RGEW521FM is a similar model with a flamed maple top and Macassar ebony fretboard. The RGEW521ZC is a similar model with a ziricote top and Macassar ebony fretboard. The RGEW520MCW is a related model with a figured black walnut top and a tremolo bridge.

The RGEW521MZW was discontinued after 2020.


Specifications for RGEW521MZW
Model name: RGEW521MZW
Year(s) produced: 2019–2020
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Natural Flat (NTF)
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Nyatoh body w/ zebra wood top w/ binding
Neck joint:
2019: Fixed bridge
F106 fixed (10.5mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Walnut top hat
Hardware color:
Neck type:
Wizard III
Neck material:
One-piece roasted maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Roasted maple w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Black dot
24 / jumbo
Black plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio The Tone Zone (H) passive/ alnico
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H) passive/ alnico
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046 (D'Addario EXL110)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)


Additional details
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Pickup switching diagram
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Control layout


2019 Ibanez RGEW521MZW-NTF ( Review )