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1994 RX650 TP
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The RX650 is a solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez in 1994. It was produced in Korea as part of the entry level RX series. Two distinct versions of the RX650 were produced for the US and European markets.

The US-spec RX650 features a light American maple body and chrome hardware. The European version has an alder body and gold hardware. Both versions have a flame maple top and a maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard which is bolted to the body with a traditional metal plate. Components include a synchronized tremolo bridge and white Ibanez Axis pickups in an HSH configuration which are mounted to a white pickguard. The humbucker can be coil-tapped for a single-coil like tone.

The RX350 is a similar model without the exotic top.

The RX650 was discontinued after 1995.

Specifications

Specifications for RX650
Model name: RX650
Year(s) produced: 1994–1995
Sold in: Europe / USA
Made in: Korea
Finish(es): Amber (AM) / Transparent Green (TG) / Transparent Purple (TP) / Transparent Red (TR) 1994
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
1994 (USA): Light American maple w/ flame maple top
1994–1995 (EU): Alder w/ flame maple top
Neck joint:
Bolt-on w/ metal plate
Bridge:
TZ100 tremolo
Pickguard:
White
Hardware color:
1994 (USA): Chrome w/ white knobs
1994–1995 (EU): Gold w/ white knobs
Neck
Neck type:
RX
Neck material:
1-piece maple w/ bubinga stripe
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl dot
Frets:
22 / medium
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez AH2 (H)
Middle pickup:
Ibanez AS1 (S)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez AH1 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone (w/ push/pull coil-tap) / 5-way lever

Images

Other available finishes
1995 RX650 AM
Amber
1995 RX650 TG
Transparent Green
Transparent Red
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