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For other models with the same name, see RX170 (disambiguation).
1995 RX170 JB
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The RX170 is a solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez in 1994. It is part of the entry level RX series.

The RX170 features a hardwood body bolted to a maple neck with a 22-fret maple fingerboard with black dot position markers. Components include a TZ-30 synchronized tremolo bridge and Ibanez Powersound pickups in a humbucker/ single/ humbucker pickup configuration.

The RX270 is a similar model with a TZ-100 tremolo. The RX160 is a similar model with a single-coil pickup in the neck position and a rosewood fretboard.

This particular model was sold only in the American market and discontinued after 1996. Another model with the same name but with a rosewood fretboard was produced concurrently and sold in Europe and Japan.

Specifications

Specifications for RX170 (1994–1996, maple fretboard)
Model name: RX170
Year(s) produced: 1994–1996
Sold in: USA
Made in: Korea
Finish(es): BK (Black) 1995–1996 / EG (Electric Green) 1994–1995 / JB (Jewel Blue) 1995–1996 / PG (Planet Green) 1996 / TB (Transparent Blue) 1994 / TR (Transparent Red) 1994
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Light American maple
Neck joint:
Bolt-on
Bridge:
TZ-30 tremolo
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
RX
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Black dot
Frets:
22 / medium
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez PSND2
Middle pickup:
Ibanez PSNDS
Neck pickup:
Ibanez PSND1
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever

Images

Other available finishes
Electric Green
RX170
Black
1996 RX170 PG
Planet Green
Transparent Blue
1994 RX170 TR
Transparent Red
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