The RS530 features a flame maple top with contrasting binding on a basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez IBZ humbucking pickups with Duo Sound coil-split functionality mounted in black pickup rings and a Pro Rock'r double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut, knurled Tek Grip control knobs and Smooth Tuner II tuning machines.
The RS520 is a similar model with gold hardware and without the flame maple top. The RS525 is a related model with an arched top.
The RS530 was discontinued after 1985. It was replaced by the RG530.
Specifications for RS530
Year(s) produced: 1984–1985
Sold in: Europe (?) / Japan / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Black (BK) / Marine Sunburst (MS) / Polar White (PW) / Transparent Red (TR)