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The S5221BWE is an S series solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez in mid 2019. It is made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the upscale Prestige line.

The S5221BWE features a black and white ebony top on an African mahogany body bolted to a titanium reinforced maple and walnut Super Wizard HP neck with a 24-fret macassar ebony fingerboard with offset mother of pearl dot position markers and Luminlay side dots. Components include dual Bare Knuckle Brute Force humbucking pickups, a Gibraltar Standard II fixed bridge, a Graph Tech TUSQ nut and locking Gotoh tuning machines.

The S5521Q is a related model with a quilted maple top. The S5521 is a related model without and exotic top.

Specifications

Specifications for S5221BWE
Year(s) produced: 2019–2020
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Transparent Black Sunburst (TKS)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
African mahogany w/ black & white ebony top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Gibraltar Standard II fixed (10.8mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Gotoh VK1-19 (knurled metal dome)
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Super Wizard HP
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut w/ KTS titanium rods
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Macassar ebony
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset monther of pearl dot
Luminlay side dots
Frets:
24 / jumbo stainless steel (Prestige edge treatment)
Nut:
Graph Tech Black TUSQ XL (43mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 MG-T locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Bare Knuckle Brute Force (H) passive/ ceramic
Neck pickup:
Bare Knuckle Brute Force (H) passive/ ceramic
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way lever / coil-split toggle
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046 (D'Addario EXL110)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
HH 3-way-toggle coil-split-toggle
Pickup switching
Controls VT3L coil-split-toggle
Control layout

Sources

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