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S1620FB NT
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The S1620FB is an S series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2003. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the upscale Prestige line. It replaced the S1520FB.

The S1620 features a figured bubinga top on a sculpted mahogany body bolted to a maple and bubinga Super Wizard neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and special S wave inlays at the twelfth fret only. Components include a pair of Ibanez Quantum humbucking pickups and a ball bearing pivot ZR double locking tremolo bridge with a removable ZPS2 tuning stabilizer.

The S1620 is a similar model without the exotic top. The S1625FB is a similar model with a special D tuner on the tremolo.

The S1620FB was discontinued after 2004.

Specifications

Specifications for S1620FB
Year(s) produced: 2003–2004
Sold in: USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Natural (NT)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ figured bubinga top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
ZR tremolo w/ ZPS2 stabilizer
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Super Wizard
Neck material:
3-piece maple/ bubinga
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
S wave at 12th fret
Frets:
22 / jumbo (SBB216-195)
Nut:
Locking
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Quantum 2 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Quantum 1 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
HH 5-way parallel-neck
Pickup switching diagram
Controls VT5
Control layout

Sources

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