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For the black model introduced in 1998, see UV777P.
UV777 GR
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The UV777, also known as the UV777 GR, is a seven string Universe series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1991. It is a signature model of American guitarist Steve Vai. It was made in Japan by FujiGen.

The UV777 features an American basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret maple fretboard with three color disappearing pyramid position markers. Components include DiMarzio Blaze II pickups with a pair of green and yellow zebra humbuckers flanking a green single-coil, a Lo Pro Edge 7 double locking tremolo bridge, Gotoh tuning machines and .

The green finish of the UV777 is a different shade than the "Loch Ness Green" of Vai's first Ibanez signature model, the JEM777.

The UV777 was discontinued after 1993. It's believed that as few as 340 examples were produced.

Specifications

Specifications for UV777
Model name: UV777
Year(s) produced: 1991–1993
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Green (GR)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
American basswood
Neck joint:
Cutaway Heel
Bridge:
Lo Pro Edge 7 tremolo
Pickguard:
Black
Knob style:
Plastic top hat (yellow)
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
UV
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Three color disappearing pyramid
Frets:
24 / Dunlop 6140
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG38
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Blaze II bridge (H) green/yellow zebra
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio Blaze II mid (S) green
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Blaze II neck (H) green/yellow zebra
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
Portal: Universe series | Models-icon

Images

Additional details
HSH 5-way both-splits
Pickup switching diagram
Controls VT5
Control layout
UV777GR body front
UV777 GR of user BufordTJustice6 Enlarge sprite

Sources

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